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Friday, May 14, 2010
Happy Friday Everyone!! Today our family is on our way to Virginia to attend my dear nephew's wedding tomorrow. It will be a long trip for us but fun to see all the family and friends!! I have scheduled posts for every day while I am away so it will be like I am not even gone in blogland. LOL! Oh and don't forget...Monday...Whimsy has a new release blog hop on Monday!!

It's time for the Wags N' Whiskers Challenge. This weeks challenge is brought to us by the lovely and talented Nikki and she has chosen a a colour challenge...."Pink and Green". I just love this fun color combo!!!
The adorable image I am using this week is from the "Fun in the Sun" new release collection....."Picnic with a Friend".I had so much fun paper piecing and water coloring my image!! I used the Basic Grey Paper: Lemonade. The layout follows the Stamp With Fun sketch for this week but I added the bow and ribbon to it as well.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Wags n Whiskers: Picnic with a Friend
Paper: Basic Grey Lemonade, Old Olive, white
Accessories: Fancy Tags Spellbinders, Classic Butterfly punch, MS Shell border punch, glitter, prima cameo roses, Bosskut flourish die

Penny's Challenge: 2 dp, 3 embellishment and ribbon
Flutter By Wednesdays: butterfly, angel or fairy with paper piecing
Practical Scrappers~punches

Wee Memories~ stitching

A Time to Craft: Too cute
Papertake Weekly: Shiny, Sparkle and special (choose one or all 3)
Crafty Calendar- Great Outdoors
One Stitch At A Time - going dotty
Creatalicious - Flowers and Wings
Paper Scissors Rock: die cuts and punches
Alphabet Challenge - B is for Butterflies

The Crafty Pad- punches
Daring Cardmakers~green.
Lots To Do~ friendship
Polka Doodles~summer blossoms
Clearly Inspired Challenge~flowers....
For Fun Challenge~use a "real" stamp
Stamp With Fun sketch
Going Grey with ScrapCreations Challenge- Animals and Basic Grey

Please be sure and check out all the Design Teams blogs to see their gorgeous pink and green creations. They have lots of inspiration in store for you:

Lacey, Karen, Michele, Debbie, Sharon, Jeanette, Melanie, Tina, Nikki, Renata, Christa, and Jacqui

Then please join us over at the Wags 'n Whiskers challenge blog and show us your pink and green. But must use a Wags 'n Whiskers image to be eligible to win a free stamp!

Thanks for stopping by to see me today, and hope to see you back again soon! Your comments and visits are much appreciated!! Hugs!


Tracey said...

Gorgeous Chris!! Your cards are always amazing!! xx

crafty creations said...

Gorgeous card Chris

Thanks for sharing your work with the Lotstodo Challenge xx Hilda

Unknown said...

Awww! Adorable card! Thanks for playing along with us at Practical Scrappers! /Pia

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, I just thought its a good job there isnt a dog around or the cat would have gone flying and the cups and cakes either eaten or knocked over. Fabulous card and gorgeous colouring. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

thread-bare said...

This is a gorgeous card x Thanks for joining in with us at OSAAT xx Clare (DT) x

Jan Hennings said...

Love both of these sweet images and your card is so pretty!

Michele Roos said...

Oh such a gorgeous card Chris. Love the paper piecing on your card and the details also. Hugs Michele x

Crystal said...

Happy Friday Chris, I am soooo ready for the weekend!!!!! I LOVE your pink and green creation, this image is just TOOOOOO CUTE!!!!! Those punches you used are sooooooo pretty, love it girl!!!! WOOHOOO I can't wait to have these sweeties, I am very excited to get them!!! Big Hugs!!!

cheryl said...

wow hun once again this is just stunning and your paper piecing its brilliant,thanks for joining us at OSAAT too hun love hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Kimberly S said...

What an adorabe picnic scene and such pretty colors Chris! The flowers, riboon and bow are just gorgeous too! :)

Beth aka BR-T said...

Chris this is darling! I love your sweet sentiment and amazing design! Beth

Random Acts of Krafting said...

This is so bright and pretty.

dolcreations said...

I have totally fallin in love with this card! This is so darn cute! Have a wonderful weekend away!

Emma and Susan said...

Beautiful card, the colours are really pretty and the image so cute!
Love and hugs
Emma and Susan

Becky said...

Beautiful card, lovely image.

Nancy said...

Chris, this is just gorgeous!! said...

A real beauty. Love the satin ribbon! Thanks so much for playing at Practical Scrappers.

Deanne :)

Sharon Caudle said...

LOVE it, Chris!!! Your paper piecing is fabulous (especially those adorable polka dotted shoes!!!!) and your coloring is fantastic as always! Gorgeous papers and love all the punched borders! Hope you're having a good time on your trip!

LINDA said...

This is just beautiful.. Love the papers and the design is wonderful.. Darling little image too..
Hugs, Linda

Christine Riley said...

Oh my goodness, this is absolutley adorable! I love the layout and I love how you cut out the image and popped it. So cute!
Hugs, Christine

Glenda J said...

I love the border punch. The colours are fantastic and I love your flowers. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing.

Tracey said...

Hi Chris, I love this card, the colours the LO, the image (everything lol)!

Thanks for joining us at For Fun & hope to see you again.


bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Beautiful card, such a sweet image!

Spyder said...

Lovely card Chris, especially love the fancy tag and the ribbon an also the paper piecing!
Thank you for joining OSAAT's Polka Dot Challenge This week! Hope to see you this week end too

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Chris,i love your image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

CraftinGranny said...

Oh Chris, this is a fantastic card and I love all the details and embellies you've added. Wonderful coloring and good choice on the nesties and layout.

Thanks so much for joining us at For Fun Challenges this week. Hope to see you back next week.
"Hugs" Granny (Carol)

Helen Dooley said...

Beautiful card! THanks so much for sharing with us over at FOr Fun this week. Great color combo and cute stamps.

made by fifi said...

cute image - great card - thanks for joining in the alphabet challenge this week x

Debbie said...

Another fabulous card Chris. :) Thanks again for joining us at the crafty pad. :)

xxDebbie CPSdesigns

Marlene said...

How caaa-uuuuuute!!!

Peggy said...

This card is so pretty. I love the way you used the punches. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap Creations.

Lesley said...

Beautiful card, cute image! Thanke for taking part again in the Alphabet Challene, and the MTTC challenge too xx

Kerri said...

This is darling! I absolutely love this color combo, and your fab details always amaze me :) Beautiful, girl!!! Have a great weekend at the wedding!

Unknown said...

Oh' This is a beautiful card and the image adorable, Thanks for joining us over at OSAAT, hope you call back again soon, Good Luck
Sarah xx

Maria Matter said...

oh wow Chris this is gorgeous!!! adorably sweet image!!

oh I hope it was a fun trip, enjoy the wedding and all your family!
Hugs & blessings!

Tammy said...

Those are my favorite colors put together. Sweet card. Thanks for joining OSAAT this week. Smiles...Tammy

1CardCreator said...

So sweet Chris, I love how you punched the border on the top of the card too. Thanks for sharing. ~Diane

Tammy said...

Oh this is so cute! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again.

6 wacky women said...

So beautiful, Chris
Your colouring, design and details are fabulous!!

Karen x

Joy said...

this is such a darling card with the new stamps from WnWs! hope you have a wonderful trip! so glad you have scheduled things to post so I can be inspired =) have a blessed weekend too!

Kristie W. said...

Beautiful card, Chris!! Thanks for joining in at For Fun Challenges (and fbw too!)

Mary Ski said...

Cute card with the must be in the picture kitty. I love it. Thanks for joining in at For Fun Challenge

cabio's craft corner said...

Your punched border is gorgeous laying on top of this card Chris. I love to come over and get some eye treats. You bet I will never get disappointment on your fabulous creations :o)

Unknown said...

Love that shell border punch...thanks for playing at practical scrappers.

Sam said...

Another great card hun and I hope you are enjoying the wedding. Thanks for joining us here once again at OSAAT.
Sam x

Danni said...

Truly adorable!!

Susan Says (Stupid Stuff) said...

This is adorable!
Thanks so much for joining us at OSAAT this week with our Going Dotty challenge!

Lelia Pierce said...

How absolutely adorable is this? I love this card and image! You rock, my friend!


Tina46 Kreativblog said...

wow wonderful sweet card !!!thanks for joining in our challenge.

Jenny said...

Aww so cute!! :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) Thanks for playing at wee Memories! I posted a new challenge today... hope you get to come play again!! :) :) :) :) :) Have a great day!

Kristen said...

Chris, nother gorgeous card. I LOVE it! thabks for playing again this week at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations!

Basement Stamper said...

Sweet card, the coloring is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Going Grey with Scrap-creations.

Mary C said...

What an adorable card you created! That image is so cute. Thanks so much for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.
Happy Creating!

Courtney said...

This card is adorable! I love the color combo. Thanks for joining us at Penny's. Hope to see you back!



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