Playin' with paper: Pile It On #25

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Happy Sunday all! Time to Pile It On again!

This week, the challenge at Pile It On is ...

Fold it, bake it, do something with it... paper that is.

Basically we want you do do something fancy with paper - special folds, fancy designs, different paper media - just do something fun with paper :)

The sponsor this week is Paper Temptress.

Paper Temptress generously donated paper and ribbon for the DT to use in their projects this week. One lucky participant this week will receive a $25 Gift Certificate from Paper Temptress! Check out the Pile It On site for additional information on our sponsor.

Here's my take on the challenge; 

This card fits for the following challenges;
Pile it On: do something fun with paper
Kah-wink-e-dink: free for all
Crafty Creations: add shine or bling to your project
Fresh Brewed: anything goes
I Did It Creations Challenge: 3-D...add dimension
ABC challenge: Xtra dimension
Digi Doodle Shop Best: anything goes
Sew Many Challenges: anything goes

Since the weather has been blistering hot here for the past week, I decided a winter card was in order. I decided to get a jump on my Christmas cards.

For the background, I used alcohol inks from Ranger (Stream, Lettuce, Silver mixative) on this beautiful glossy cardstock from Paper Temptress. I put a few drops of each color on a felt pad and sponged it around the glossy cardstock. I then took some colorless blender (Copic), added it to the felt and sponged it around to blend the colors. I really love the effect - there's a great video tutorial from Tim Holtz tutorial HERE. Then stamped a few poinsettias from Peaceful Poinsettia in versamark and gold embossed on top of the inked paper. The sentiment is a dimensional sticker from Anna Griffin. The beautiful gold, shiny ribbon is also from Paper Temptress. 

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please take some time to view the blogs of the other PIO gals and see there gorgeous creations - their links are in my side bar.

Ingredients (all Papertrey Ink unless otherwise stated): 
Stamps: Peaceful Poinsettia
Ink: Versamark, Dark Chocolate, Gold (Colorbox pigment ink)
Paper: Dark chocolate, Glossy Paper from Paper Temptress, Vintage cream, gold metallic (DCWV)
Other: Gold ribbon from Paper Temptress, EK Success Embossed Scallop border punch, Damask CB EF, Sentiment dimensional sticker (Anna Griffin), gold embossing powder (Filgaree)

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