Saturday, August 21, 2010

The Play Date Cafe Challenge

I loved the pretty blues and green used for this weeks challenge at the Play Date Cafe and decided to play along to see what I could come up with.  The challenge is to create a card using the colors found in this photo:

Using this color scheme, I created this pumpkin card. I know blue and green are not fall colors, but I had this idea for an card and decided to go with it using  blues and greens.

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I  began this card by embossing the background using a Cuttlebug embossing folder. Using a text stamp I stamped over the embossed images with green ink so the images would stand out.  I like how the text is printed only on the raised areas and not the entire background.  I then paper pieced the pumpkin using Basic Grey paper.  A little ribbon, some pumpkin tendrils and a sentiment finished off the card.

Thanks so much for taking the time to take a look and have a wonderful day!


Stamps:  Ippity -That's Creepy
                 Ippity-  Fall for You
                Unity- Giving it all meaning
Card stock: Papertrey Inc.
Pattern Paper: Urban Prairie- Basic Grey


Suzanne C said...

Lovely use of the colors and what a fresh look to a fall card. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at the PDCC.

Lisa Somerville said...

Lovely! The text looks wonderful over your embossed pumpkins! Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

Ruby said...

This is lovely! I love that it's not in the traditional colours, very pretty! Love everything about it! Thanks for joining us this week at the PDCC!

Kelly Landers said...

Love this too!! It is just fabulous and looks great in not so traditional fall colors!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH WOW--I would never have thought to use these colors for a pumpkin--you ROCK! This is so clever and beautiful! I love it--esp. the stamps:) LOVE it all!! Thanks so much for playing along and joining in the fun at the PDCC:)

Stephanie Kraft said...

Just lovely, Susan! Love how the text is on the embossed portions of the pumpkin.. wonderful effect! Thanks for playing with the Play Date Cafe!

Linda said...

that is lovely card I like it!

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