Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Pink Elephant Challenge # 17

Morning Folks.....a bit of a change in the weather this morning....much cooler...in fact after all that glorious sunshine...it feels positively arctic and you know what they say...."the north wind shall blow and we shall have snow"....oh dear I hope not.....I am so getting used to these lovely bright sunny mornings...up with the birdies and all my non crafty chores done and dusted before 9.00am which means lots of crafty time.......it was great while it lasted....but the crafty schedule took a bit of a hit....so hard to drag myself out of the sun into the cubbyhole.
The challenge this week on "THE PINK ELEPHANT" is a recipe.......

3 BUTTONS....2 LAYERS....1 SENTIMENT
Stamps..Background: Hero Arts Old Letter Writing....Friends
Circle Journal Image: Hero Arts "Fill your Heart"
Leaves: Hero Arts "Scattered Leaves"
Sentiment: Jillibean Orange Graph Alphabet Stickers
Flowers: Prima
Buttons: Basic Grey Granola
Ribbon: American Crafts
Hearts: Fiskars Small Heart Squeeze Punch
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress...Antique Linen..Brushed Corduroy
Oh yes... another Hero Arts card but I just can't leave these stamps alone at the moment.....will apologise in advance for boring you all to tears singing the praises of these gorgeous stamps...and I have fallen in love with this cute circle journal stamp.... be warned it will be popping up here...there and everywhere.
Can't believe where the week is going.....tomorrow is Sneaky Peek Thursday already......so had better crack on and get the DT stuff done and dusted.....and then maybe some time to play... I am managing to sneak one or challenge cards in.....off to have a quick whizz round with Mr Dyson and then it's time for our morning stroll....back to the cosy fleece this morning me thinks....catch up with you all later.
Hugs Kath xxxxxx
P.S. And don't forget today sees the launch of CAROL'S SKETCH FUN....so pop over for a fabulous sketch and join in the fun.

33 comments:

Ann said...

oooooooooooooooooooh Kath you've excelled this week. Always great but this one has the edge - superb!!

Ann xxx

helen said...

superb!!! i love the colours honey just beautiful
hugs
helen x

Helen said...

This is gorgeous Kath - I love the vintage feel...and I look forward to seeing more of that journalling circle stamp - it's fab!

It's still warm here in London this morning...really hot and muggy last night...so no fleece for me today! lol

Helen x

Saskia said...

Lovely, lovely work!!!!

Sweet greetings,
Saskia :)

Moni said...

Waw stunning, love the flowers and background and the colours! hugs, Moni

stampingheaven said...

Goegeous creation Kath. love the colour tones. Have a super day. Woof to the budster :)

Dolly said...

Absolutely love this Kath, the colours, stamps and everything, you're such great advert for Hero Arts, enjoy your day xx

Elaine said...

Beautiful work, Kath! Love the colours in this one.

Elaine said...

Beautiful work, Kath! Love the colours in this one.

scotspanda said...

loving the vintage look Kath and the circle stamp is fabbylicious :o) temp has dropped like a stone here too, Lily was most put out to have to have a jacket on for school this morning lol

lotsalove

Amanda xx

Cass said...

Gorgeous card Kath.Love all the stamps you've used and beautiful colours.Cooler here today too but still sunny.
Hugs
Cass xxx

weewiccababe said...

Have you mentioned Hero Arts stamps before? hmmmmmmmmmm no, I must've missed that lol
your card is beautiful - I'm not sure what it is about it, but it really appeals to me - it just kind of jumps out at me, absolutely stunning
have a great day Kath
xx

Beth said...

Beautiful card, I love the sentiment and the sepia colours make the red really pop!
Beth ~xx~

Unfading Spring said...

Wow kath I,m just love those Hero Art stamps and the Tim Holtz distress inks. this card is gorgous.

Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog, Our Anniversary is 20th June.

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good afternoon Kath, wow this is such a beautiful card i love the colours youv'e chosen it gives it a kind of vintage feel. Have a great afternoon, hugs Linda x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Kath,l love the papers and details.

Hugs Riet.x

Jules said...

Hi Kath

Another brilliant card.

I cannot choose anything special about it - because it is all special.

Love it mega much!!!

Love Jules xx

p.s.. well ok then - the hearts are my favourite part LOL!!!

Lynda said...

FAN...TAS...TIC how do you do it? Another absolutely gorgeous card Kath
Love Lynda xxx

Carol said...

Scrummylicious fabbyness!! i could never get bored of them, cause i love them too!
Thanks for the toot! You're a gem :)

Hugs
Carol x

Allison said...

great card Kath , love all the details
weather starting to change here too
AllisonX

Vicky said...

Simply stunning Kath, love the vintage feel!
Hugs, Vicky -x-

Kim Piggott said...

Wow Kath I just so love to visit your blog!
You are so mega talented and your cards give me so much inspiration!
This is so amazing!
Fabulous design and stunning detail!
Your ROCK!
hugs
kim x

Pia said...

woooow what a beautiful card, lovely details Kath

Kellylouj said...

Absolutely stunning card, love it, thank you for the inspiration xxx

Tab said...

Wow, I adore your card, you really know how to use those Hero Arts stamps to their true potential, fabulous work! Love the journal stamp!
Hugs Tab xxx

The Pink Elephant said...

Super Fabulous!!!

So happy you have joined us this week Kath!!!

HUGS LORi BOYD

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeous card Kath and I for one, will definitely not mind that stunning sentiment stamp popping up all over the place. Hugs from Desire

Tracey said...

Another stunning card Kath :o)

x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Hi Kath!

I love this card in fact I think I love it so much that it is my all time fav card so far!!
love the vintage feel and those bold hearts are fab-u-lous hun!

Looking forward to your sneeky peek tommorow

love and big bloggy hugs Emma xxx

Nilla said...

This is how it is.. You sure know how to do it! Amazing card with all the typically Kath details! Love it! Hugs Nilla

Christine (Craftling) said...

Hey, hey!! Looks like that blog comments problem I emailed you about WAS temporary after all.. Mr Blogger playing up again... (sigh)

Any road up.. as I was sayyyyy-ying... LOVELY CARD!! Those hearts are so cute, but to be honest, I love everything about it! As for seeing lots more of that journal tag, I say bring it on! :o)

Hugs,
Chris xxx

Kathryn said...

So STUNNING -- WOW
LOVe it all -- very pretty ribbon button -- so cute! :)

Dawn said...

Kath this card is so beautiful! I love the colors and the way you arranged the elements. I could look at it all day :) Awesome job!!

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