Monday, August 23, 2010

a multi-challenge Happy Birthday...

Hi again! I love it when a card can combine several challenges into one, don't you!?! This one is doing just that. I'll list my challenges below, but wow, what a challenge at Pile It On this week...and the colors are awesome at The Play Date Cafe too. Of course, you can't go wrong with Pixie Dust polka dots and a great sketch from Cute Card Thursday. Wrap it all up and you get this...


I started with all these yummy papers from Webster's and Kaiser and then it just took on a life of it's own. I just love the Dahlia stamps from PTI and these are a few of my favorite colors (besides pink). I think it's a bit busy, but the sketch is quite clear here and the recipe is very long for Pile It On...3 designer papers, 2 images, 7 buttons, ribbon and something clear (my clear item is the clear crystals on the pin)! I think I got it all in there! I tried to jazz up the buttons a bit, so I added a little Crystal Stickles! The card is much more sparkly in real life!

Challenges:
Pile It On #33 - Let's Get Cooking - a recipe!
The Play Date Cafe #43 - colors
Cute Card Thursday #126 - great sketch!
Pixie Dust Studio Pixie Challenge #36 - polka dots
InStyle Stamps - August Color Challenge


My Crafty Recipe:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Delightful Dahlia flowers, leaf and sentiment
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa
Paper: Webster's Pages, Kaisercraft
Copics: BG0000, BG000, BG32
Spellbinders: Flourish Accent
Other: Crystal stickles

Have a great day and check back later, I might have a few more moments to share something else!

10 comments:

  1. Hey Pattie ~ Awesome card love those colors and CONGRATS girl!!!! I just saw you made DT for Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog!!! They are sooooo lucky to have you!! :)

    Hugs,
    Wendy

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  2. hi hun just wanted to say firstly this is one stunning card,and next to say welcome to the DT at creative inspirations,cant wait to work with you love hugs cheryl xxxx

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  3. fabulous card, so pretty, many thanks for joining in the CCT challenge, hugs Debx

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  4. Lovely dahlias and the use of the colors is so pretty! Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC.

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  5. Just beautiful, Pattie! Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe!

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  6. What a fabulous card--this is so pretty! I love those flowers--they just POP off the page:) Thanks for joining in the fun and playing along with us at the PDCC:)

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  7. Great card, Pattie! You did a wonderful job with the recipe! I just saw that challenge, and thought that I could never get it to work, but you made it look beautiful!

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  8. So beautiful and elegant. Thanks for joining Cute Card Thursday this week. Kim

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  9. It's gorgeous! The stamps, the paper, everything! Thanks for joining us at Instyle Stamps Color Challenge!

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  10. Pattie,
    Thanks for playing with us at Pile it On! challenge. Your gorgeous card is part of our TOP 3 Scoops for this week!

    -- dalis
    PIO Owner

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