Sunday, October 6, 2013

PIO #40 Favorite Color

Oh Deer Me!  Some sweet and civilized people might say something like that when they see these darling embellishments from the 
Freckled Fawn, after all that is the name, but I assure you I am not a sweet thing and I said  something more like "Holy expletive deleted!" while my mouth dropped clear to the floor.  If I didn't have to use the products I received for this challenge I would be hoarding them. BUT I would be taking them out on a regular basis to drool over their gorgeousness.  They are just too beautiful to use up.  Thankfully there are two of all these in the package so I can still give this card away and have the others to hoard for myself.  AND yes I do know that I am a sick little puppy no tall that far away from an episode on some reality TV show, but let's face it who among you reading this can throw stones.
By the way the wooden chips can be painted or inked.  They are a part of the October Freckled Fawn subscription kit.  The kit is jam packed with lots of fun embellishements to use in your paper crafting, the giant bling I used also came from the kit.  If you want to snatch up a kit it's not too late to become a subscriber, just head over to Freckled Fawn for all the details.
And don't forget this week's challenge #40 at Pile It On is to use your favorite color.  Normally my favorite color is pink but in the fall that changes.  The colors of fall just know me out.  I get nuts over all those shades of orange, yellow, red and even brown can starts to look good to me.  It's a glorious time of year for color, so if you want to stray from your usual favorite color no one is going to know the difference.  Just have fun with the challenge and find at least one other challenge to enter and link your card or project up.  We can't wait to see what you come up with.

Here's the deets:
stamp - no stamps used
ink - I used my printer for the quote
paper - Stampin' Up Pear Pizzazz and Brown Sugar card stock; My Favorite Thing Orange Fizz card stock; October Afternoon Campfire patterned paper
miscellaneous - Freckled Fawn Wood Chips and Rhinestone Stickers

Here's the challenges:
Pile It On #40 - Favorite Color
Sister Act #27 - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too #47 - Fall/Autumn
Really Reasonable Ribbon #81 - Fall or Halloween and Ribbon
Polka Doodles week 40 - Autumn Crafting
Fairy Tale Challenges #77 - Pumpkins, Mushrooms and Bats
Frosted Designs Friday Challenge - Add Texture to Your Design
Crafty Catz #201 - Anything Goes
Splitcoast Stampers Ways to Use It WT447 - Wrap It Up, Use Ribbon
Southern Girls - Sing, Sing Out Loud (Into the Woods - From the Broadway Musical)
Pals Paper Arts PPA174 - Pumpkin Pie, Pear Pizzazz, Baked Brown Sugar
Moving Along with the Times - Anything Goes (Welcome Back!)
Crafty Ribbons #64 - Anything Goes with Ribbon
4 Crafty Chicks #162 - Fall/Autumn
Ruby's Rainbow #64 - Autumnal Colors
Fab 'n' Funky #187- Ribbon
Tuesday Throwdown #167 - Colors of Fall
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
2 Sisters #164 - Fall Fun
Allsorts Challenge week 227 - Autumn Colours
Sweet Stampin' - Autumn is here

Thanks for stopping by, come back again.


  1. What a fun card, thanks for playing at PTW and crafty ribbons. I have some candy on offer ending tomorrow

  2. You have made such a lovely card! It´s perfect for our pumkins, mushrooms and bads challenge at Fairy Tale. Thank you for joining us! xx Bianca

  3. Hi, Chris: I love this entry too--it's so pretty.


  4. Nicely done. Thank you for joining the Pals at PPA this week!

  5. Fabulous..Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky this week.
    Wendy x

  6. Hi Chris! :) What an awesome card! I love these embellishments! Thanks for playing along with us at Pals Paper Arts this week! :)

  7. Super "Autumn" card, thank you for showing us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Debbiex

  8. I agree... these embellishments are darling! And they look great on your card! Thank you for taking on the texture challenge at Frosted Designs!

    barb :)

  9. a lovely card with super embellishments, thanks for joining us as crafty catz

  10. Lovely card, the embellishments are really lovely. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week. Clairex

  11. Oooh I love wooden embellishments and these are gorgeous. Love the way you have used them in this design. Thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky this week

    Alli x

  12. Gorgeous card. I love the wooden shapes and beautiful colours.
    Thank you for taking part in the Papertake Weekly Challenge
    Sue xx

  13. Chris: Lovely card with beautiful autumn colors!!

    Thanks for playing with us at Simply Create Too!!
    Simply Create Too Team Member

  14. A really stunning Autumnal creation Chris and so perfect for our theme this week.

    Many thanks for joining in at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  15. Thanks for playing our fall challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

    Leanne DT!

  16. Very nice! Thanks for sharing at Sister Act Card Challenge.

  17. Wow - they are too lovely - I'd be putting them somewhere safe in a drawer and just looking at them!

    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown - hope you can join us again as our new challenge launched today!

    Hugs Julie x

  18. Darling design, Chris! Love those embellies, and I would hoard them, too! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  19. I love this card. Love that CAS look and those wood veneer. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge.

  20. Lovely card. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

  21. Great autumnal card, I love the wooden shapes. Thank you for sharing your card and for joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

  22. This is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles! HUgsxx

  23. Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Ruby´s Rainbow. It´s stunning. You had to use turquoise, yellow and orange to be able to win the prize!

  24. Great card and I just love how you used the wood veneers. Thanks for playing along with us at the Sweet Stampin' Challenge.


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