Thursday, January 27, 2011

A splash of lilac

I've missed playing with the Play Date Cafe challenges!  This week it's black and white with a splash of lilac.  I have really grown to enjoy these "splash" challenges!  Here is the lovely inspiration:


And here is my submission this week:


Supplies: white, black and dotted lilac cardstock, versafine onyx black ink, Hero Arts S5341 Lace Background, K5175 Houndstooth, CG130 Butterflies, CL493 Live Life, ribbon, lavender gems, ek success scallop border punch

24 comments:

Stamp In Style (Suze) said...

Lovely Card Lin!
Forgotten I had the Houndstooth ... you've inspired me to re-ink it.
Hugs
Suze x

CinnamonSally said...

Hi Lin, this is such a pretty card, I love that Lace background stamp in black, I have just made a background piece myself for a Valentine card. Good Luck with the challenge.

Brenda said...

Love this! So nice to see that butterfly again! And I love the background stamps you used Lin!

kath said...

beautiful card lin....love the houndstooth background and your gorgeous flutterby...hugs kath xxx

lynzw21 said...

Love your card Lin, it's so striking! Loving the pop of lilac on the black and white, may have to try that :)

AnitaRex said...

Ooo love your pairing of stamps and the way the purple butterfly just stands out!

Sarah said...

Wow! Stunning, Lin!

Fiona said...

This card has a real wow to it Lin! Thanks for joining in the fun at the Play Date Cafe this week :)

Hellemor said...

That a great combination of stamps. It´s so beautiful, Lin.

TuKara said...

Magnifique carte!!!

Tracey said...

Oh Lin!!! YOU have MASTERED this "splash" challenge!!!! PERFECT in everyway...I ADORE IT!!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe :)

Alice Wertz said...

wonderful design. beautiful card, Lin!

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card Lin. Your butterfly is stunning

Heather Maria said...

Another gorgeous card, Lin! Love your mix of patterns on the background! The butterfly and scallop edging are so pretty!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Oh, Lin, welcome back! And what a card to re-enter the Play Date challenges with: gorgeous. Thanks for playing with us again. :D

Maria said...

Wow! Love the mix of papers and the gorgeous butterfly!!!

Suzanne C said...

Love the strong black background with the pop of color. Beautiful and elegant!

Michele Gross said...

Love Love Love this!! The combination of the houndstooth with the floral and gingham ribbon is toooo fab! Gorgeous butterfly too :) You nailed these colors and I'm so glad you joined us at The Play Date Cafe!

walchowDesign said...

Lovely design and love the mix of bg stamps too! Love the lilac butterly!

Andrea Ewen said...

Gorgeous Lin, that butterfly is amazing! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

Sarah Anderson said...

Thanks for playing at the play date cafe with us this week :) It's great to have you back, and with such a gorgeous project :)

Jaclyn Miller said...

You've just gotta love that houndstooth! It makes such a statement in your stunning card. Thanks for playing along at the Play Date Cafe.

Ruby said...

This is lovely! We've missed you too! Thanks for playing along with us again at the Play Date Cafe! This is the perfect colour splash and I love how you've lined the inside of the card too!

Judy1223 said...

Congratulations Lin! So glad to see your card "Honorably Mentioned!"