Sunday, April 18, 2010

Time to Say Good Bye


This is my last challenge for the Pile it On design team. I joined the team in January for a three month term and could have renewed for another three months. But I have been feeling a little pressed for time lately, plus some other opportunities have presented themselves. So I am saying good bye to this team. I have really enjoyed the opportunity to work with such a high profile, talented team. And I have really learned to work the challenges - maybe you have noticed? It's been a lot of fun, but it is time to move on. For my last Pile it On card, the challenge is spring and I again chose one of Isabella's Sketchbook images. This one is called Mary, Mary. Isn't she adorable? Coloring all these images lately is really giving me a workout with the Copics. I've had them for a year but haven't used them much. Now I am really putting my coloring skills to the test and trying to learn as I go. And I'm wondering how soon they are going to run out of ink!

The Details: Nothing too complex here. Used Cosmo Cricket DP, SU CS and some Spellbinders dies. I sponged the image panel with Antique Linen distress ink and the other edges were sponged with Close to Cocoa ink. The ribbon is retired SU and the brad (I think) is Basic Gray from a couple of years ago (found it my stash and wondered why I was saving it - LOL!).

Here are my Pile it On challenges for this week:
Pile it On - Is it Finally Spring?
Allsorts - In Stitches
Paper Makeup - Use 5 embellies (2 buttons, 2 ribbons, paper piercing)
Res-Q-Challenge - Take a mental health break
Stamp Something - Something layered
Cute Card Thursday - Touchy Feely (texture)
Meljen's Designs - Add those 3-D elements
All That Scraps - Distressing
Creative Belli Challenge - Die cut shapes
Papertake Weekley - Cutie Pie
Corrosive Challenge- Paper Piercing

Hope you will stop on over to the Pile it On blog to see how the other team members are celebrating spring. There's a DT call going on over there too, so what are you waiting for?

Thanks so much for stopping by and for all the lovely comments! Hope you are having a fabulous weekend!

Blessings, & hugs,

41 comments:

Chris said...

Beautiful Linda!

C.C. said...

Stunning as are all your creations! :o)

Little K Smith said...

Stunning card, lovely image, beautifully coloured.
Kelly.x

Pam S. said...

Great take on distressing! love this image! Thanks for playing a long with the challenge at All That Scraps Challenge blog...hope you can join us again!
Pam Going Postal

Primitive Paper said...

Linda, this is just beyond my words...I am absolutley in love with your work!

Julie said...

What a beauty, Linda! Perfection in every detail and your coloring is lovely!

Hope you're having a wonderful Sunday!

Cheryl said...

oh this is just so beautiful love the image you have used,and its so beautifully colured too hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Fleur said...

Hi this is so pretty, I love the stitching and the paper peircing looks fab.
Thanks for taking part in my first ALLSORTS challenge.
Hugz Fleur xXx

Queenie said...

Hiya Linda,

Totally beautiful she is adoreable!
Cards are as stunningly beautiful as always.
Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Hugs Tracy
xxx

HappyCrafter said...

Fabulous card! The paper piercing, the distressing, the stitching...super impressive!

Caroline said...

I LOVE your cards, they are so georgous !!!

Justine said...

What a beautiful card Linda

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

Beautiful card Linda. Lovely coloring, you learn quickly. Will miss you over there, when I enter the challenges, you leave me such wonderful and generous comments, Thank You for that. Wish you success in your upcoming adventures, Jane

Denise said...

Beautiful! I love the piercing at the bottom! Thanks for playing RESQ challenge this week!

Tina said...

Oh my goodness, this is just a delight. Love the piercing! Thanks for playing in the Makeup for the Weekend challenge.

Edith said...

What a lovely card, Linda. Beautiful image, colors and papers. I love it!

Darsie Bruno said...

Linda, as usual, you've made a fabulous card! Love the look of this! Thanks so much for playing the Belli Challenge this week!

joy said...

Beautiful job - all you elements are just gorgeous! Love the piercing. Thanks for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

Piali said...

Beautiful!! I'll miss you Linda...it was a pleasure working with you...though we had a little time. I love your work..its always so detailed.
See you around the blogworld.
Hugs~

Juls said...

just so gorgeous!!! Hugs Juls

Hege-Annie Simonsen said...

Beautiful and such a lovely card!! :) Love the paper piercing!!

Congrats on being chosen DT member with Prairie Fairy! I look forward to working with you for the next months!

Greetings from Norway!
Blessings and best wishes,

Hege

Suzi said...

Hi Linda, A Beautiful Card, Congratulations on being chosen for the Prairie Fairy DT. I look forward to working with you.
Hugs
Suzi x

Beverly Gotthardt said...

Great shading on her dress, hope your new opportunities are fabulous.

Lisa Kind said...

Beautiful card! Love the image and the embellishments you used for our PMS Makeup 4 the Weekend challenge are fabulous! Thanks for playing along!

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

I love the ribbon and how you used it! And your paper piercing is fabulous! Thanks for playing with our PMS Makeup for the Weekend challenge!

Patty said...

Ooh great challenges! Can't wait to see how they'll all turn out ;)

Spyder said...

This is a super card, I love the back ground papers, so right for 'Mary Mary!' and if Copic go the same way as Promakers ... it's the one you use most that runs out first! Or...check the store haven't had them in stock for years and have been using them!! ((Lyn))

jdmommy said...

Wonderful image and fab layers! thanks for playing the Belli with us!

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - love the image and the ribbon detail.
Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.
Take care
Debs xx

Viv said...

Love your gorgeous cards Linda and can't wait to start working with you on the PF DT! Hugs Viv xxx

Janette said...

Your card is so adorable and I so love all the details on there.x

Tonya Klar said...

This is so gorgeous Linda! I love that piercing you did! I'm excited to work with you this summer on the Prairy Fairies!

Margreet said...

Hi Linda....congrats on being chosen as DT at PF........looking forward to working with you....love your blog!
xxx Margreet

Terry said...

HIya Linda, thank you so much for you're warm welcome words I am also looking forward to be working with you....wow you're cards are stunning....absolutely stunning. Thanks for sharing Hugs Terry

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Just gorgeous but then again everything you make is! I hope some of your creativity will rub off on me on the Prairie Fairy team! Looking forward to it!

Grace said...

Hi Linda! Your card is gorgeous and I love the ribbon treatment, and the fabulous shabby feel!!! I'm so happy you made some flowers and I can't wait to see them and I'm honored that you will link me!!! Can't wait to see yours too!!!

coldwaters2 said...

This is stunning Linda those papers and that beautifully coloured image is such a delight to see.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Ceal said...

beautiful card I love that vintage feel it has. Thanks for sharing and playing in the Belli challenge

naturecoastcrafter said...

Just beautiful--makes me think of Jane Austen for some reason. Lovely work. Thanks for playing the RESQ this week.

Janet said...

amazing card! thanks for playing with us at the corrosive challenge blog!
hugs

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Fabulous card, Linda! Sweet image, pretty colors and perfect layout! Thanks so much for playing with us at Stamp Something!

Janna :)

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