Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The Pixie Cottage Challenge #102 - Monochromatic

It's time for a new Once Upon a Wednesday challenge at The Pixie Cottage and we have a super sketch and the optional theme challenge of "Monochromatic"

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
House of Gilli - Anything Goes
Heartsong Inspirations - Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Designs - Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes
Ribbon Carousel - Anything Goes (with a spooled item)
Fashionable Stamping - Anything Goes with New Stash (the dies) (must stamp no digi's)
Ladybugs Crafts Ink - New Stash (one entry only)
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes with Distressing
Sparkles Forum - Anything But a Christmas Card
Hand Stamped Sentiments - Photo Inspiration (blue frosted cupcakes)
Cheery Lynn Designs - Winter Blues
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Let It Snow
Creative Card Crew - Snow Day
Everybody Art - Snow
Belli Challenge - Snowflakes
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Something Old (the stamp) and Something New (the dies)
Going Grey - Something Old (the stamp) and Something New (the dies)
Simon Says Stamp - New Something (the dies)
Cutie Pie - Use a Sentiment
Pollycraft - Punch It
Stamping Scrapping - Punches/Die Cuts
Paper Creations Ink - Punches/Die Cuts

Card Recipe:
Image - Hannah with Umbrella
Paper - Stella Rose Hattie by My Minds Eye
Medium - Copic Markers
Sentiment - Printed
Snowflake Punch - EK Success
Snowflake Border Punch - Embossed Snowflake Edger Punch Martha Stewart

Dies - Large Window, English Tea Party Doily and Dainty Dutch Deco Square Doily
Puffy Paint - Tulip
Rhinestones - Michaels $1 Spot

I decided to Paper Piece Hannah's umbrella and boots and use some of my favorite Puffy Paint to create a little snowy scene.
I hope you like this and be sure to come over and see all the other fabulous creations from the team at The Pixie Cottage



shaz earl said...

Fabulous card!

Thank you for joining us at Sparkles for our “Anything but a Christmas card” Challenge

Hope you will join us again soon, good luck in the draw

Shaz x

Dan said...

I'm shivering just looking at your icy colour scheme! :) The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Fantastic job and oh-so original. Thanks for join us for Challenge #83 - Anything Goes W/Sentiment at Sentimental Sundays.

jackiescrafts said...

What a gorgeous card I love the image and the colours
Thanks for joining in at SFC this time

Jackie x

Crafty and Green said...

Beautiful Card, Katie! I love it! It's Fantastic!!

Many Blessings,

Denise said...

Katie this is adorable. Love the paper piecing and the sweet sentiment.
Denise G xx

Vicki Romaine said...

Great sentiment for this card. Thanks for joining "Let it Snow" at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

jimlynn said...

So cute and pretty at the same time. Really like that paper piecing and the wonderful wintry feel with the colors you selected.
Thanks for joining us at Belli Challenges.

Archana Joshi said...

Beautiful card from inside out. Love the sentiment you have used.
Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

Archana Joshi said...

Beautiful card from inside out. Love the sentiment you have used.
Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

LeroyLime said...

so cute! Love the paper piecing and the beautiful monochromatic color scheme!

LeroyLime said...

ooops, forgot to say, thanks for playing along this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments! ;) Happy New Year!

Ceal said...

Awesome card Katie, love the paper piecing and the color combo! thanks for playing with the Belli girls

Whimsey said...

Absolutely jaw-dropping - love everything about it! Gosh that doily from patterned paper is DIVINE!! GREAT coloring!

Thanks for joining us at LCI this week!


inkedx2 said...

Wow lots of interest on your card. So many elements and the color is perfect. Love the paper piecing and the coloring. Thanks for joining us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

Olivia said...

What a beautiful card! Love all The elements and extra special touches you put into it! Thank for joining us at Paper Creations Ink. Olivia

Mary Lou said...

Katie this is FACINATING!!! Great pp!! All those gorgeous dies~~~OOooo I like them!!!! I really like the effect of the puffy paint for snow--thanks for tip:) So pretty!!!

Jill Norwood said...

This is such a beautiful card! I love everything about it!!! That stamp is just too cute!!!! And your paper piecing is so perfect!!! :)

Glenda J said...

So adorable! Great work! Thanks for playing along with Ribbon Carousel this week! Happy New Year!

Sandie said...

Such a lovely card and so very "winter blues", thank you for taking part in this weeks challenge on the Cheery Lynn Designs blog ..x

Shanna Shands said...

WOW. I need to come over and hang out with you for a day and watch you create. I really love this card! SOme of my fav colors too! said...

Wow!! Just such a lovely card and you rocked pulling the colors together.
Thanks for joining us for the "Let It Snow" Challenge at The Cheerful Stamp Pad.

Susan said...

OUTSTANDING!! I love the colors, like a teal blue and a seafoam green? anyway, whatever colors they are they look gorgeous! love the layering :)
Thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog. :)
Susan G (DT)

pinky said...

Absolutely stunning Katie, love the blues. Thanks for joining us at LCI this week.

uksharon said...


Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous textural layers and the colours and patterns are superb. You always get everything to match so perfectly Katie.
Thanks for sharing it with us at FSC.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Lynn said...

Wow! This is a fantastic card and the die cuts are heaven sent!!
Thanks so much for joining us at PaperCreations Ink Challenges:)
Lynn xxx

Celeste Glover said...

Just loving those colours! Good luck in the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous, adorable card Katie.

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card hunny! Just love her umbrella and Boots! very trendy! So great to see you at Incy Wincy this week too, hugs Samantha :0)
Happy New Year!!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Super cute! Thanks for joining us at The Cheerful Stamp Pad. :)

Jenny said...

A lovely card. i really like the paper piecing.
Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.

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Turquoise and brown look so great together!! I love how you distressed the edges slightly. The doilies are really neat too!!

Thanks for sharing your creativity at the Simon Says Stamp & Show Challenge!!!

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Diane's Card Designs said...

Wow this is gorgeous. Such a sweet image and love the layout. Thanks for joining us at LCI Challenge this week.
Diane xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Katie! Another beauty! I love the different shades of blue. Wonderful card. Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments. Happy New Year!

Anonymous said...

Just love the colours/papers.The paper piecing looks fantastic especially her boots - so cute.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Edwina said...

Beautiful! I love all the detail. Thanks for playing alone with Robyn's Fetish. Edwina Brown

Bonnie said...

Oh how I do not like the winter blues! We have only had four days of snow but that is enough for me Lol!
Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

StephC said...

Beautiful as always, Katie! So glad you joined us for this weeks Belli Challenge! :)

Jennifer said...

Wonderful. Love the inside of your card. Thanks for playing along with us at Sentimental Sundays!

Rachel @ The Little Blue Room said...

I always love the layering you do on your projects! So beautiful! Thanks for sharing another lovely project with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

paige said...

Beautiful shades of blues and delightful patterns. Thanks for joining us at Belli Challenges!

Liliya said...

Fabulous card! Love the choice of paper for umbrella and rubber boots! Looks so cute! And the inside is so simple!! I love when they're simple and not too busy! Amazing!
Thanks for joining Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog! xx Lilia DT

Kianel said...

Your card is very gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge this week!
Good luck, love from France, Kianel.

Anita said...

Very pretty card and the inside is lovely too. Thanks for joining the Pollycraft challenge.

Bada-Bing Creations said...

Another great winter card. Love the blues and white again:-) Thanks for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

Anonymous said...

This is such a sweet card.
Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenge.

Caroline said...

Beautiful Card!! I especially love the paper piecing on the umbrella and boots. Perfect for our Snow day challenge with The Creative Card Crew. Hope you can join us again next time.

Caroline x

Terry said...

I just love that little girl! What a wonderful design! Thank you for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges!

Ann Kristin said...

Adorable! So many details. Love it. Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew.