Thursday, October 27, 2016

Grateful for PPA........PPA324



                   


It is a bittersweet post today as it is the final challenge at Pals Paper Arts. PPA was launched July 30, 2009 by Mary Fish and a small group of her downline.  I was a new demo then trying to learn my way around blogland. I began with a Splitcoast gallery and uploaded THIS card for PPA's very first challenge.  By the time PPA2 came around my brand new blog was up and running......thanks to long distance coaching from Mary!  I learned so much from the PPA team that first year about design, photography and blogging!  In 2010 I was delighted - and honored -  to be asked to join the Design Team! It has been a great run for the past six years!  



Such a fun sketch from Ginger this week at Pals Paper Arts!  Hope you join us!










13 comments:

I Card Everyone said...

Such a sweet card, and sentiments, Linda! I LOve the navy, and PP is gorgeous, too!
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stampwithamyk said...

Beautiful card Linda! Love that designer paper and your awesome creation! :)

Lynn Hoyt said...

The DSP behind was such a wonderful idea! Darling card Linda.

Dawn Tidd said...

Love all the blue and white, Linda! Those flowers stamped across the "divide" was a great idea. Loved your first entry for the PPA too…I checked it out! :)

Michelle Quinno said...

Such a pretty card, Linda! Very dainty looking!

HJ said...

Beautiful card, Linda. I love that blue DSP and with those pretty flowers make for a great card. It's sad PPA is ending, but I'll be able to see your beautiful creations on your blog. TFS

Ann Schach said...

Clean and beautiful, Linda! I'll miss your Thursday inspiration! Designing alongside you, with all the PPA emails and phone calls, will forever be highlights of my stamping life!

Karren said...

Such a fabulous card, Linda, and a great way to use the sketch. I went back and looked at your first PPA card and wow! You got a comment from THE Heidi from SSS. Lucky you!!!

PJ said...

Your card is fabulous, the colors remind me of antique chinaware. Very nice.
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Claire Broadwater said...

This is stunning, Linda! I love the color combo and the use of the sketch! Very sad to see the PPA close down! You all inspire me! XX

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

I still have that stamp set you used on your very first PPA card. I love those ginkgo leaves and never thought to give them different colors! I'm sorry to see PPA shutter - the end of an era, but seven years is a good run! Here's to a new [seven-year] adventure!

Diane - oliver.mdiane@comcast.net said...

Linda I absolutely love how you did this card. So pretty.
Sad to hear PPA is coming to end, but I totally understand that life brings us changes on a continuous basis. I will still be following YOU as long as you post! hugs.

LeAnne said...

Oh my GOSH!!! I just love this card...clean, simple, fresh and cool....just like that SNOW that you had! Yikes, not ready for that yet! Anyway, your card is divine! And so sorry about the Pals. :(