Sunday, May 9, 2010

We All Scream

We all scream for Pure Innocence. She is the cutest thing. I just love her and so does everyone I talk to about her. I think she's taking over my blog but that's okay by me.
For this card I decided to finally try Jen Del Muro's sketch challenge. I must have looked at her blog I {Heart} to Stamp hundreds of times and for no reason I can think of never tried her sketch. Well this week My Favorite Things is sponsoring her challenge so I just have to play, after all they are my favorite.

How'd'ya like that ice cream charm. Isn't that just adorable and perfect for this stamp. I just had to work that in even if it isn't in the sketch. Another little thing you may not notice is that for her shoes I covered the area with Ranger Glossy Accents to make them look like patent leather and I drew a pair of lacey edged ankle socks on her. She just seemed to need them.

In my ramblings around the internet I found another blog challenge that piqued my interest. When I saw this photograph on the Play Date Cafe I was bowled over, I just love pink and gray, throwing in black and white only makes it that much yummier. It's funny that the writer mentioned how these colors reminded her of when she was a child because whenever I see them I am reminded of the potholders I made in these colors. I did love this combination even back then. I still love this combination.
Here's the deets:
Stamp - My Favorite Things, Pure Innocence - Make Mine a Double
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black; Ranger Tattered Rose sponged on the card stock
Paper - Martha Stewart "Playful Pink Paper Pad" dp; Making Memories "Black and White Embellishments" dp; Bazzill gray cs
Miscellaneous - Prima Flowers; Stampin' Up brads (the ones with the rhinestones). Spare Part brads (the pink one with the flower center); ribbon; silver bells dew drops; gather gingham check ribbon; glamour dust; MFT scallopey scalloped die-namics
Here's the Challenges:
I {Heart} to Stamp A Sketch for You to Try - SFYTT
The Play Date Cafe PDCC28 - color challenge pink, gray, black and white
Pile It On Challenge #18 - Cute and Cuddly
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  1. awwwww Chris this is PERFECT!!!! Looove what you did with the sketch!! Thanks for playing along!! :)

  2. I'm so glad you played along with the SFYTT! That little charm is PERFECT on this card!

  3. This is simply fabulous! Great job with this card, I love it!

  4. This card is adorable! I love the "patent leather" shoes and the socks are terrific! I absolutely love the ribbon & especially the charm - too cute!!!

  5. This is so CUTE! I love that sweet image!!! and that circle of ribbon is lovely!!
    Have a GREAT day!
    Thanks for joining us at PIO this week!

  6. Chris,
    Another one of your fabulous cards!
    Thanks for Piling It On :)

  7. oh Chris it's gorgeous! i love it and her lacey socks are perfect! lovin that gingham gathered ribbon too!! CA-UTE!

  8. Love everything about this! Love the colors, the ruffle around the circle, and how you used the scallops!

  9. Chris this is absolutely adorable!! The ribbon around the circle is fab and I love the new dies!

  10. Well darn Chris, I didn't get to be first commenter. ;) sorry I went to bed early last night and didn't do any blog hopping. :( But let me just say, SO STINKIN' CUTE!!!! I love the charm and the color combo!!

  11. Fantastic! Love your embellies, the stitching, and the DP! Great job! Thanks for Piling it On with us this week! We hope you'll join us again next week!

  12. Fab job with that ribon around the image! I love it! Thank you for joining us at "PIO" this week!
    hugs Nana

  13. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  14. Gorgeous card and perfectly colored image!
    Thank you for playing with us at Pile it on!

  15. Chris! this is one fantastic card! love so many things about it! great work.

  16. oh chris,
    that border on that circle is so precious... it reminds me of those cute baby girl dresses!

    Thanks for playing w/ us at PIO.

    - dalis
    PIO Owner

  17. chris,
    that cute trim around the circle reminds me of baby girl's dresses.

    thanks for playing w/ us at Pile It On!

    -- dalis
    PIO Owner


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