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:

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

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  2. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  9. 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 :)

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  10. wonderful design. beautiful card, Lin!

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  11. Gorgeous card Lin. Your butterfly is stunning

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

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

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

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

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  16. 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!

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

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

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  19. 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 :)

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  20. 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.

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  21. 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!

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

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