Sunday, January 29, 2012

Plum...Pear...Moldy Cheese


Yep, that was the colour "menu" at the Play Date Cafe this week. Hmmmm. This is their 116th challenge, but it is the first time I have played. Here is the inspiration photo.


This was a great challenge for me as I tend to be a two-colour gal. I never would have put these colours together. The plum and pear, maybe, but not the blue moldy cheese, too. I was surprised I actually had the colours in my cardstock stash, and I pulled out these stamp pads bought a decade or more ago, and they were still good to go. Now I needed a design.


I recently received an amazing prize package from Waltingmouse Stamps for an entry in their annual "Nice" competition. Here are the goodies Claire so generously sent along from Ireland:

Thank you, Claire! This Play Date Cafe Challenge gave me an opportunity to use some of my new stamps, and I used the Waltzingmouse Stamps Weekly Sketch Challenge #82 designed by Anya to determine my layout. 
And here's my card, with some matching fibers to accent:

I am also posting this for the Simon Says Challenge of "Anything Goes" and the Die Cutting Challenge in the Moxie Fab World.

11 comments:

Deborah Frings said...

Just love this colour combination! Your card is really pretty - the pic-nic pattern makes a lovely background. Great work!!

Kelly S. said...

Hello party on a card! I love the layers at the top, Charmaine! The fibers make me think of confetti :) Your background pattern is perfectly stamped! Awesome sketch card...can't wait to see what you make with all of the new goodies, tooooo!

Lisa said...

BEAUTIFUL! The layers of scallops at the top look like a theater curtain going up!

Teresa Kline said...

wow...congrats to you, what a super prize....your card is awesome, luv the colors.....thanks for joining us at Waltzingmouse..have a wonderful day!

enjoy *~*

Renee said...

Oh my goodness...
what an incredible prize package...
congratulations!! :)
That must have been a very happy mail day!
And what a gorgeous card!
I would have never paired those colors together on my own but I'm absolutely loving them!
And this card was perfect for them...
gorgeous background...
love the sentiment...
and those layered scallops...
I die!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Oh, I LOVE this! You did a fab job with those new (amazing) goodies from WMS. Lucky duck!

Thanks so much for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe. :) Sure hope you come back and play again sometime.

Jaclyn Miller said...

I'm so glad you found us and have played along. You've really done a marvelous job with the colors. Thanks so much for playing along at The Play Date Cafe. Hope to see you back again.

Jean Martin said...

Oh my goodness! Congratulations!!! And I see you put the stamps into good use! What a fabulous card! Thanks for sharing this with us at WMSC! :)

Pauline said...

Wow, Charmaine, how wonderful! What a generous prize package!
And you really didi work those tricky colours, and made use of your WMS goodness!

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Congrats, Charmaine! I love all of the stamping you did and you sure did those colors proud with the scalloped border! Great job!

Cath said...

Hey Charmaine! Thanks for linking this up to the Die Cutting Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)