Friday, August 26, 2011

Paper Players & Play Date Cafe Challenges

It seems like forever since I've participated in any challenges!! It's just been one thing after another, and I've either been too sick, too tired, too sick-and-tired, or too busy to stamp!! Not a good situation, you know?!?!? So it feels really good to be "back", lol!

And to make my life that much easier, I've combined two challenges (one sketch, one color), to make it a much smoother transition to stampin' bliss....

The Paper Players...

...and the Play Date Cafe challenge!
PDC doesn't label colors like some other challenges do, so you have to figure out exactly what colors you want to do on your own. SU doesn't make a light blue-green (mint) color, so I picked out my yellow and coral colors, and found a green which complimented those!

My challenge card:
It really ISN'T day-glow orange!! Honest!

But it sure looks that way in these photos!

Recipe:
Stamps: Cute by the Inch, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Strength & Hope (inside)
Paper: Whisper White, Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz
Ink: Calypso Coral, So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: Calypso Coral ruffled ribbon, 1" square punch, 1 1/4" sq. punch, nesties, dimensionals, sponge daubers, daisies #2 die (for reverse masking)

A much simpler card than I normally do, but I love the oh-so-soft look of the reverse masking sponging. What do you think?

13 comments:

Lauri said...

This is relly really pretty! I love the reverse masking sponging; makes a gorgeous background! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

Toriz said...

Good to see a post from you, and glad to hear you were able to get some card making done! :)

just call me jo said...

Hooray, you're creating again. Lovely concoction. I love those colors. Good weekend.

Carrie Gaskin said...

Your background is so soft and lovely - what a great idea! I know what you mean about colours not always being true in photos, frustrating sometimes! Either way, this is just beautiful. Thanks for playing at The Paper Players this week.

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

wow you have been creative off line recently Jeannie, hope you are finding time to enjoy the fabulous weather as well. :)

Ann Schach said...

How clever, Jeannie! I love how you created your own background paper! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

LeAnne said...

OMGoodness, this is so cute! I LOVE that color challenge (just saw it this morning) and your interpretation is just so darling! Those little images are perfect! Thanks for playing with my sketch this week at the Paper Players!

Rita said...

This is such a cute card!! And two birds with one stone--hehe! Lovely colors and that "hi" inchie is so cute. :)

Christy Q said...

Love the reverse masking, I'll have to give that a try soon. The green you picked complements the other two colors very nicely!

AliceKay said...

Makes for a nice card. :)

Linny said...

WOW what a beautiful card and love the colour scheme. Linda x

Lisa said...

Oh my Jeannie what fun...those daisies look SUPER!!!

Jeannie said...

This is sooooo beautiful! I just love what you did with these colors!

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie