Friday, October 15, 2010

Even More Pink

I may be hitting the pink wall.  Nah...I got a million pink cards in me.  But can you stand it?  This one is for the Cat's Pajamas.  This week the challenge is a photo inspiration.    The photo is of a lovely pink and white striped mug.  I picked this stamp of PJ serving up a piping hot drink to play up the mug aspect but instead of coloring the mug with stripes I opted to use a soft green for the mug and picked up the stripes with the Stampin' Up "Pink Pirouette" dp on the card base.  PJ's apron is pieced with a co-ordinating dp from the package which was also used for the square elements behind the image.  
The soft green looks so sweet with the pink, so I pulled a pastel green out of my stash (lord knows how I ever found it, and of course I already forgot where I put it away), and I pulled some green and white twine to tie the charm (I do know where my twine and charms are, I do love my charms and I love how they look tied with that twine).  I also used a variegated Sulky green thread to sew the dp to the card stock.  
So here's the deets:
Stamp - the Cat's Pajamas "A Cuppa"
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black for the image; Ranger Weathered  Wood sponged around the edge of the image
Paper - Georgia Pacific cs for the image; Warsau cs for the base and mats; Stampin' Up "Pink Pirouette" dp
Miscellaneous - copics; Heidi Swapp bling; clip; ribbon; the Cat's Pajamas twine; love charm; inverted scalloped nestibilities
Here's the challenges:
The Cat's Pajamas - photo inspiration (pink striped mug)
The Cat's Pajamas - Customer Blog Hop Challenge
Paper Cutz #63 - Anything Goes
The Pixie Cottage #40 - sketch and stitching
Simon Says - recipe 3 embellies (ribbon, charm and bling); 2 dp; 1 image
Fab 'n' Funky#44 - Yummy, Yummy, Yummy (hot chocolate! and it's got some Peppermint Schnapps in it!)
Tuesday Throwdown #21 - create a card with three elements
Pile It On - Things in Threes (three bling in each square; three elements in the design)
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14 comments:

  1. Adorable!!! I love the LOVE charm!!! The stitching is great too!

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  2. hi chris.... fabulous card. we missed you this weekend at the swap.

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  3. Too Cute!!! Great stitching. Thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage.

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  4. Oh this is adorable! I love your card - thanks for playing at Paper Cutz!
    Melissa

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  5. Darling card!! The sweet image lovely dp, stitching and layers are very pretty. Thanks for sharing with us at the Pixie Cottage this week.

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  6. so so pretty & what an awesome layout too!

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  7. Very very sweet, nice stitching and a lovely charm.
    Thanks for joining the Pixie Cottage this week
    Adrina XX

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  8. super cute! love all the pretty pink! thanks for playing along at the Pixie Cottage this week ;)

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  9. Oh this is so cute, wonderful card.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  10. What a super cute card! Your image is adorable and your layout/detailing are fabulous! Thanks for joining us at TPC!
    hugs
    Risa:)

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  11. Oh my goodness - is this ever adorable!? Great card!

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  12. WOW this is lovely, Sorry I am so late in commenting, Life got in the way, thanks for using my sketch over at The Pixie Cottage. Hazelxoxox

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  13. Bring on the PINKY!!! :) Caauutteee card!! love the charm!!

    jenni

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