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WCMD PTI Challenge #1-Japan

Today is World Card Making Day. I would love to sit all day and make cards, but alas, I cannot. Actually, I am watching this, which I also love, because it is two days of amazing speeches and spiritual renewal. In a few days, these speeches will be available to read or watch online (and I will edit with the link). So in the 2-hour interim, I'm doing a little card making...Nothing like multitasking, right?
So Nichole, of Papertrey Ink fame has issued a few challenges today, and the first is that we incorporate influences from Japan in our card. I have chosen to use Washi paper that my friend sent me when she was living there. She knew how much I loved card making, and she saw these beautiful papers and sent them to me. They are amazingly colorful, shimmery and unique. Here are just a few:
Paper: PTI Berry Sorbet, Washi paper
Ink: Versamark
Stamps: PTI Friends 'Til the End
Other: PTI New Leaf satin ribbon, SU Gold Glory embossing powder
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  1. OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I AM SO JEALOUS! I LOOOOOOOVE paper...maybe we can order these somewhere?? :) Love the card! TFS!

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  2. Very pretty! love those papers, wow!! Also like your ribbon too :)

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  3. That paper is absolutely perfect for the Japanese inspiration. I love how you did your ribbon treatment, too.

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  4. W-O-W!! Original Washi paper, how cool is that for the challenge! Your card looks fantastic, Cheryl :-)

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  5. Wow, your card is perfect. I love the color combo and it's just beautiful!

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  6. Fun pattern paper and great ribbon element. Great take on the Japan challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  7. No fair! You have the most beautiful paper to make the beautiful card for Japan!!!

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  8. Cheryl this is FABULOUS! and those papers oh my gosh!! STUNNING!!! Lucky you!!!!

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  9. Wonderful!! Your papers are beautiful--love your ribbon on this card!

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  10. What a great card! Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog!

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