Sunday, July 5, 2009

Exciting News and a Card

Happy Sunday All,

Hope everyone is having a great weekend! I don't typically post on Sundays, but that is going to change. I have some fun and exciting news to share, I have been asked to join the design team at Pile It On! challenges! Of course, I said YES! I love challenges and I'm honored to work with this talented bunch of crafters!If you don't know about Pile It On!, head on over there now and check it out. They are a fun weekly challenge site which posts new challenges each Sunday. What makes Pile It On! unique though, is that not only do you need to use the PIO! challenge, but you also need to incorporate other blog challenges into your entry. Basically, challenge yourself to see how many challenges you can add to one project! Fun right! The only stipulation is that the combined challenges need to be current challenges for them to count in the Pile It On! challenge.

This is my first Pile It On! design team card. I used the Pile It On! challenge this week, which is to use at least 3 different embellishments. Then I added the challenges at Whiff of Joy, which is 3 papers, 3 flowers, and 1 ribbon, the color challenge of Guava, Chocolate, and Sky at Color Throwdown, the sketch from Sketch and Stash, and the challenge of a Stitch in Time from Cute Card Thursday.

I used this Willow with Umbrella image and paper pieced her pants and top with some Soft Sky designer paper and colored the other areas of the image with Copics. The umbrella has been paper pieced with chocolate and guava designer paper. The card stock is Groovy Guava and Chocolate Chip from SU! with other retired designer prints. I embellished with felt flowers, flower buttons, a flower charm, stitched ribbon, grosgrain ribbon, and some faux stitching with a white gel pen.

Thanks for stopping by, now what are you waiting for, get piling those challenges together! Then head over to Pile It On! challenges and check out the fabulous DT samples and play along with us! Happy Stamping!

22 comments:

CraftyC said...

congratulations Denise, thats great news. Even more excuses to play with your stash!
Clairex

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

way to go, denise!!!!!! wooo hooo!

and this card is stunning. love the colors!

hugs,

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Well I can see why they picked you my dear!! What fabulous news and I know you'll be a great asset to the team!! :) I will go and check it out for sure!!

Beautiful creation BTW!! I really adore your colors and all the challenges you've combined!! TEE!! Congrats to you dear!!

vikkithescrapjunkie said...

COngratulations Denise, that is fantastic news! What a beautiful card, such lovely colours and layout its beautiful. I have not been over to the Pile It On blog yet so im off over there now to check it out.
Love n hugs
Vikki xx

Mina said...

wwwwhhhooooohhhhhooooo congratulations Denise and so well deserved your work is always incredible...beautiful card I love the colours xxx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Denise,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

raindropecho said...

Like I've said, this is such a beautiful card :) Your coloring is fantastic :D

craftypagan said...

I love this! The colours are delish! Beautiful colouring-the flower's so cute too! It'll be great working with you! Love Rowena

Becky said...

Stunning card Denise, well done for combining so many challenges!!
Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Sketch and Stash!
Love Becky xx

Erin... said...

Congrats on your new DT spot Denise!!!! That's awesome!!!!! CAn't wait to play along with this one! Gorgeous card!!! yummy colors!

Jenni said...

Congratulations Denise, enjoy your new DT position, I love your first card and will be watching for your next creations.
Jenni x

Sharon said...

Congratulations Denise! And what a fabulous card. I love this WOJ image and your card is really beautiful.

stamprgrl said...

denise,
we are so proud to have you in our team! I love love love that image! and I don't think I have ever heard of that sketch blog... off to check it out!

-- dalis

LeAnne said...

Very sweet card, Denise! Congrats to you, too!

Debbie said...

A fabulous card Denise and congrats on your new DT post, the challenge sounds like fun...I will have t ty t mak ttiime to join in. Debbie x

True :) said...

Congrats on the DT spot. I just posted a card on the challenege blog.
Your card is beautiful as always mt friend!

Barbara said...

Oh, my, this is gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing the Throwdown! Hope to see you again next time!

Bev said...

Oh this is just gorgeous sweetie, I adore the beautiufl colour combo you have used. The embellies and papers are just perfect too x

Congrats on your DT news too - way to go girl xx

BA said...

hi denise
your card is so cute, love the colours you used
xoxo BA

broni (waterchild12) said...

How cute!! That's a great layout too! Thanks for playing with us again this week!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Adorable card! What a sweet image, and love the layout! Thanks for playing the Throwdown!

Scrubbysue said...

How cool! thanks for the info! I'll have to check that out!