Sunday, November 17, 2013

Pile It On #46 - Give Thanks

At Pile It On  the challenge theme this week is "Give Thanks".   That ought to make it easy for you to find a few challenges to "pile on".   We've got A Day for Daisies for our sponsor which ought to get you motivated.  I think of ADFD images as sweet, elegant, simple line drawings with a vintage feel.  The prise is a $12 gift certificate, so I know you're going to want to play along.  

Here's the deets:
stamp - A Day for Daisies "Tender Thoughts"
ink - printer
paper - My Favorite Things "Kraft" and "Safety Orange" card stock; Stampin' Up unknown blue card stock; DMD "Shangri-La patterned paper
miscellaneous - copics; Martha Stewart tag punch; candy dots; machine stitching Sizzex Damask Embossing plate

Here's the challenges:
Pile It On #46 - Thank You
Seems a Little Sketchy - Sketch #52
Sweet Stampin' - Use Tags
Catch the Bug - November Bingo (Starts with "T" [thanks], designer paper, and paper piecing [for the cross stitching)
Sister Act #33 - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too #50 - Give Thanks
Card Makin' Mamas CMM76 - Thankful Tidings
Brown Sugar #68 - Thanksgiving
Terrifically Thrilling Thursday - Give Thanks
Delightful Challenges- Thankful
CCEE Stampers CCEE1346 - Stitches
An Inky Situation #17 - People
Crafty Creations #248 - Dies and Punches
Sisterhood of Crafters - Embossing
Simon Says - Thanks/Thanksgiving
Fab 'n' Funky #193 - Anything Goes
Crafting for All Seasons #65 - Stitching Real or Faux
Tuesday Throwdown #173 - Gratitude
Ladybug Crafts Ink- Use Kraft cardstock
Kraft Journal #146 - Use Any Sketch (Seems a Little Sketchy #52)
Ooh La La - Stitching Real or Faux

Now it's your turn.  Make something with "Give Thanks" as your theme and play along with us at Pile It On.


  1. Great layout and a super image, fabulously coloured.

    Thanks for joining in the Karaft challenge at LCI.

    Kath x

  2. Your card is beautiful and the image is just lovely, I love your chosen colours too
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
    Happy Crafting

  3. This card is a WOWzer, love this unusual color combo and the image you have chosen. I am so glad we're in one team at Pile It On!
    Have a nice week!

  4. Gorgeous! Your coloring is fantastic. Love the adorable image. The embossing background and stitching adds nice textures to your card.Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.


  5. This is such a precious card!

  6. Lovely image. Love the stitching. Thanks for joining our Thank You Challenge at Delightful Challenges.


  7. Awesome card. So cheery, love the colors and the dry embossing is such a perfect addition and adds just the right amount of texture. Thanks so much for playing along with us in The Sisterhood of Crafters in our Embossing Challenge.

  8. Beautiful image, beautifully coloured. The embossed background works perfectly. Thank you for joining in our birthday fortnight celebrations at Fab n Funky

    Alli x

  9. Just adorable Chris! Love your color choices, design, stitching ... beautiful creation! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘EMBOSSING’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  10. Such gorgeous colours! and I love your little kraft tag. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'. Sammy-x

  11. Lovely image and lovely coloring. Thanks for playing along in the Thanks/Thanksgiving challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!

  12. Gorgeous card, such a sweet image

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

  13. Hey, it's Chris who won the big palooza prize last year at HYCCT (I didn't get to play along this year). How ya doin? This card is so very pretty - the little blue butterflies and the lovely flowery PP to complement it. Thanks for joining the fun at Simply Create Too!

  14. This is sooo sweet. The image is just perfect. Glad you joined us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  15. Lovely card.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' this week.


  16. Super cute! I love the colour palette you've used! Thanks for playing BUGABOO BINGO! with us, good luck in the draw. Please pop round for some fun again soon!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeeflang

  17. Thanks for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Bingo Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Be sure to check out The Bug Blog for our new photo challenge that starts today! We hope you’ll play along!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    ~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
    Kaymin Kreations

  18. Beautifully done! What a gorgeous image and card. Lovely color scheme, too. Thanks for joining our bingo challenge at Catch the Bug.

  19. Gorgeous, Chris! Love the pretty color palette, your image and fab coloring! Also love your design, embossing & stitching! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  20. Great card and fab job with our sketch! I hope to see you back again tomorrow when the new challenge debuts over at Seems A Little Sketchy!

    Hugs, Kelly

  21. A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

  22. This is so vibrant, thanks for sharing your Thanks Card with us at Card Makin Mama's


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