Sunday, August 18, 2013

When Life Gives You Lemons - PIO #33 - No Designer Paper

It's Sunday so that means a new challenge over at Pile It On and this time we want to see NO DESIGNER PAPER on your creations! Please don't go running and screaming for the hills, you have plenty of options to create a great card, you could stamp or paint your background, use sprays or mists, use embossing folders, ribbons, stickers, just NO DESIGNER PAPER!
We have a new sponsor this week and it is Oak Pond Creations

Can You Digi It - Lift Me Up (Encouraging sentiment)
Crafty Sentiments - Punches/Dies (1 entry only)
Cuttlebug Mania - Embossing
Top Tip Tuesday - Embossing
Patties Creations - Embossing
Joanna Sheen - Embossing (heat or dry)
Gingerloft - Bright Sunshine Yellow
Belli - Glitter (the glittered cardstock)
The Paper Shelter - Ribbon
Pennys - Ribbon
Alphabet Challenge - Decoupage
Hiding in My Craft Room - Stitching
One Stop Crafts - Add Stripes
Pumpkin Spice - Colored Image
Auds Sentiments - Anything But a Birthday Card
Crafting By Design - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
Creative Corner - Anything Goes (3 entries only)

Card Recipe:
Image - When Life Gives You Lemons
Sentiment - Doodle Pantry
Medium - Copic Markers
Ruffled Ribbon - Offray
Trim - Hobby Lobby
Die Cut - Lacey Oval by Spellbinders
Embossing Folder - The Paper Studio

I love how the glitter in the cardstock really sets off the embossing, I didn't miss the patterned paper at all!
Now it's over to you to create and then enter the challenge at Pile It On


Michelle Quinno said...

Beautiful job, Katie! Your coloring is amazing. Love the roses!

Jannie said...

What a gorgeous card! So colorful and I love the sentiment, when someone gets this card it will cheer them up instantly!

Thank you for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!


Tammy said...

WOW I love this Katie, so colorful and beautiful, fabulous design too!! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
Tammy x

rachel said...

this is gorgeous Katie - fab saying and I love the citrus palette - fabulous inside and out! Thaks for joining us at crafty sentiments this week and good luck x

Bettina L. said...

This is gorgeous. Love the background embossing and the details with the colours,ribbon and diecuts too.Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Top Tip Tuesday xx

Mayras Designs said...

Beautiful card and the flowers are amazing !!


Oak Pond SC said...

Katie this is such a bright, cheerful creation. Beautifully put together and color applied to perfection. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Hugs and happy crafting, my friend. -Kim said...

Your card is realy refreshing. I lide the brights colors. I live in Québec and I new at exploring new blogs. I like what you do. Bravo c'est très beau.

Céline said...

fab card Katie, totally love you color choice and design
thanks for playing with us at crafty sentiments

I'm a Little Teapot said...

What a vibrant and beautiful card! Really like the colors!!

Kerry said...

I love the bright sunny colours and the sentiment is great too. Thank you for joining in at Cuttlebug Mania this week.

Basslady said...

a gorgeous and striking card!
love the sentiment!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Kimbo said...

What a fun card. I love the bright colours. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania x

Sue said...

Gorgeous card. I love the image, wonderful colours and fabulous detailing.
Thank you for taking part in the Joanna Sheen Challenge
Sue xx

Pat K said...

Ohhh this is lovely Katie...makes me think of a tall glass of lemonade! Wonderful colouring with beautiful detail. Thanks for playing along with us at the Belli Challenge. Pat K xx

Pattie G said...

This is perfect for our current challenge “Embossing, any kind” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Pattie ♥
at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

Eileen said...

Wow love your bright zesty colours. Beautifully coloured and great design and layout.
Thanks for joining in with our 'ribbon' challenge at TPS this week, and good luck
Eileen x

Helen said...

Great card - love the colours you've used and the emblossing.

Helen x

Pat said...

Lovely card with a beautiful image and great design. Thanks for joining in at Alphabet Challenge.

Pat xx

sparkling stamper said...

Love your card! All the deets are marvelous. Especially love the flowers and ribbon strips, inside and out!

Aud Sentiments DT

Joey said...

Fantastic card Katie, love the boldness of colour. Thanks for joinign us at the paper shelter. Joey xx

June Houck said...

This is beautiful, Katie! Thanks for playing along with us at Shop Pumpkin Spice. Voting opens tomorrow night! Good luck :)

Lisa Walsh @ said...

Hi Katie,
Just popping over to Congrat you on being a Top 3 winner over at Penny's :) I wanted to come & see your design, which btw is wonderful. Wow, look at those colours! Stunning job. I love it :) Thank you so much for sharing. Katie, I am holding a DT Call & would love for you to try out :) Hope to see you there :) Hugs, Lisa.

P.S Would love for you to come, visit & like. Why not enter the DT Call? :)

Dreamtime Designs:
Blog: (Blog Candy)
Dreamtime Designs Craft Challenge: (DT Call)

Andreja said...

Wow, what great design and what a lovely card you made! I like the inside, too!
Thanks for sharing with us at OneStopCraftChallenge :-))
Hugs, Andreja

Melanie Rozwood said...

This is so elegant. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

Dragonlady said...

Love the bright zesty colours - it made my mouth water!!! Thanks for playing at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x