Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Play Date Cafe #74 (and more)

Good afternoon!  I've been having such a good time visiting with my dear friends from Michigan that I haven't had much time for card-making this weekend.  My friend is also a stamper so we grabbed a little crafting time this afternoon!  This is the card I made for this week's challenge over in the Play Date Cafe (PDCC74).

Here is the inspiration photo for the challenge:

My card is also for the Prismas and Other Mediums Challenge (PM0324) on The Outlawz site where the theme was "sparkle and shine", interpreted any way you wanted.  I used this week's Sketch Spotlight Challenge (STVSKSP18) on StampTV for my layout.

Here is the STV sketch:

And here is my card for the challenges:

I started with a card base of SU Pacific Point.  I added a of GKD Layering Weight White that was embossed with the Cuttlebug Grace's Frame embossing folder.  I embossed a small panel with the CB Window Panes EF and layered that on Pacific Point.  My image is from the Gina K. Designs set, Seeds of Kindness and I colored it with Prismacolor pencils and OMS.  I added a little sparkle with Spica pens.  The sentiments are also from Seeds of Kindness.  The image and sentiment panels were cut with Spellbinders Classic Circle Nestabilities.  I added some purple ribbon and gems (more sparkle) from my stash to finish it.

Hope you had a great weekend!  Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Oh this is beautiful Carla!! Love your design and nice job on the sketch. I made one late last night using the Tattered Angels mist I bought yesterday, wouldn't you know those were the two colors for the PDCC. So sweet to have bumped into you yesterday at Betty's...looking forward to July!!

  2. WOW Carla, so Elegant, this is gorgeous!!!!! Sounds like you and Jennie had fun, looking forward to seeing yall in July too!

  3. Wow Carla...this is beautiful! Love how you so wonderfully dry embossed those intricate designs! So eye catching! Great use of our colors, too! So glad to have you playing along with us this week at the Play Date Cafe!

  4. Love all that pretty embossing. I also like how you've highlighted images using circles. Thanks so much for playing along at The Play Date Cafe.

  5. Carla, love your matting and your layout, and that pretty potted flower. Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

  6. I love your little potted flower, so sweet and your design sets it off beautifully. Thanks for playing along with at the Play Date Cafe this week!

  7. Carla! This is soooo pretty! LOVE all your gorgeous layers and how each one is uniquely its own! Violets remind me so much of my grandmother. Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Play Date Cafe!


Thanks so much for visiting and leaving me a comment! I really appreciate it! Carla