Sunday, March 6, 2011

New Challenge at PIO Sponsored by Heartsong Designs

This week the Pile It On Challenge  has been generously hosted by Heartsong Designs!  We are so lucky that our generous sponsor gave us some of these awesome cuties - including the Hot Air Balloon I used on my project below to use for this challenge! Thanks so much!

The challenge this week is a theme challenge! The theme is 'Up, Up, and Away!  Head over to the PIO Challenge Blog to check out the deets, prizes and to enter your own wonderful cards and projects! We can't wait to see what you create!

This card is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:
Pile It On - Up, Up, and Away!
Shelly's Images/TTT Challenge - Lotsa Layers (SI DT)
Catch the Bug - Anything Goes  (BB DT)
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Anything Goes
KB Challenge 5 - Anything Goes with a digi
Digis with Attitude! Challenge - #20 Anything Goes
Wild Orchid Crafts #18 - Anything Goes
Card Cupids - Anything Goes
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Anything Goes
Stamp Something - Digi Day
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes
Card Creations and More by C - Sparkle (Glimmer mist)
Shannon's Sentiments - Spray Misting
Alphabet Challenge - 'R' is for Ribbons*
Fussy and Fancy - Embossing and/or Paper Piecing
Ladybugs Crafts #17  - Stitching (Limit 1 Entry)
4 Crafty Chicks - #27 Stitching
Fairy Knoll - Think Spring (2 of 2)
Cute Card Thursday - Signs of Spring
Crafty Ann's - Birthday
Fun with Shapes and More - Happy Birthday
Prairie Fairy Fridays - Inspired by a song - 'Get there if you can' by Oleta Adams
Tip Top Tuesday - Favorites - Faux Stitching, Embossing, and Sponging. *
* I buy cheap chalk inks to chalk embossed backgrounds. That way I don't care much if I ruin them!
Stamping Vacation - Pick 3 for March - Buttons,White Gel Pen, Felt
Stamping Vacation - You name the Challenge (Combining Techniques)


  1. what a great image .. love the bright colours and the 3 cute flowers
    Thanks foe joining us at LCI this week
    Lisa ;)

  2. LOve this card! Very colourful! Thanks for sharing at Digi's With Attitude!
    Dawn xxx

  3. beautiful card - love the background !
    thanks for joining our challenge at Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge blog

  4. Oh my goodness what an absolutely beauty! LOVE how you used the embossing folder for the looks fabulous!!! Thanks for joining us at WOC!
    Hugs~ Kim

  5. WOW! This is great!!! Love the image and the bg paper!! Beautiful card!!! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

  6. Scrappy, this card is stunning... love the image and the bold colors!

  7. Lovely colourful card and great use of ribbon, thanks for playing with us at the Alphabet Challenge, blessings Hilde

  8. Fabulous card Scrappy, I love how you've used the embossing folder. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  9. Love your colorful balloon up in the clouds! Great job!

    Thanks so much for playing along with Stamping Vacation's challenges! This gives you entry in the April 1st drawing for a gift certificate!

  10. So cute and fun Scrappy! Another wonderful creation.

  11. Beautiful card! Love how you created the background. Thanks for playing along with our Sentiments challenge again!

  12. Cute card.

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining us again!

  13. Lovely card I really like the embossing. Thanks for playing along at LCI this week.

  14. What a lovely card, and great colours. Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week. Pami x

  15. What a fabulous card!!. Thanks for playing with Top Tip Tuesday this week. Good Luck
    xx Vee

  16. Wow, very nice, thanks for joining us this week at 4 Crafty Chicks!

  17. Great card! Thanks for joining us in the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge!

  18. Awesome card great and vibrant colour too
    thanks for joining us in the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge

  19. Great job. Love the colors.

    Thanks for joining us at Card Cupids.

  20. So pretty! Great image. Thanks for joining the Card Cupids Challenge.

  21. sweet image, love the blue of the ribbon

    thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog - hope to see you at our next challenge

    Hel xox

  22. This is so cute. The swirls and clouds are wonderful and the balloon is so pretty. Thanks for "singing" along with us this fortnight at Fairy Fun Fridays!

  23. Love the colors!

    Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy!

  24. Beautiful card. Love the background.