Sunday, August 29, 2010

8/29 New Challenge at Pile it On!

Hello and Happy Sunday! I hope you are already enjoying a fun and crafty day! I know that I am - This is my 3rd post for the day so far but I am still so excited to share my latest project with you all!

Today there is a new challenge up at Pile it On! This weeks 'Farewell to Summer' theme is sponsored by Digi Doodle Shop. So go ahead and get crafty making your 'goodbye', 'farewell' and 'missing you' cards, then head over to the PIO Challenge blog to link them up for a chance to win a generous prize from our sponsor!

My card below features 'Sail Away' from Digi Doodle Shop! This image is a fabulous and versatile image that can be used for so many themes and occasions! I hope you like the card I've created with it!

This card is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

PIO - Farewell to Summer
Digi Doodle Shops Best - Distressing
Opus Gluei - Not so Ordinary
Bunny Zoes - Vintage
Gingersnap Creations - #65 Insp. by a famous painting - 'Sailboats at Sea' by Monet
Gingersnap Creations - #66 Paint (Watercolors)
Gingersnap Creations - #67 Go 3D
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes (DT)
The Character Cafe - Tearing/Crumpling + 2 or more buttons
Double Dutch - Make your own DP
Incy Wincy - Buttons and Bows
Lexis Creations - Embossing
Totally Stampalicious - Textures
Wink Wink Ink - Use something Metal
Tuesday Taggers - Sea/Waterways/Boats
Creative Craft - Transportation
ABC Challenge - 'B' is for Blue
Belli Challenge - Round & Metal (Buttons/Corners)
Pixie Dust Studio - Stitching
Create with Connie and Mary - Color Challenge
Stamp Insanity - Lacing and Stitching
ResQ - Hospital Food
(Not a fan of using twine/fibre or metal photo corners because they won't stick!)
Etsy Inspired -  by THIS (colors and swirls)
CES - Anything Goes
Paper Cutz - Use Metal
Bee Crafty - Anything Goes
Marks Finest Papers / Speedy the Cat's - Friendship card
Drunken Stampers - Song Insp. "Come sail away" by Styx
Whimsical Ink Sorority - New Technique (Distress Ink Embossing)
SSDS - Get Well/Good Luck
Corrosive - Faux Techniques (distressing, stitching)
365 Cards Day - #177 - 4 Way Coloring (Inking, Sponging, Copic Coloring, Chalking, Watercoloring)
Stamping Vacation - Very Vintage
The Shabby Tearoom - A little bit of metal
Stampavie - Swirls
Our Daily Bread - Texture
Stamping for the Weekend - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - No Punches or Diecuts
Digital Tuesday - 'Cool It' (Water/beach theme)
Everybody Art - Sea/Beach theme
Paper Take - Recipe - 3,2,1 (3 Buttons, 2 Metal corners, 1 Image)
Rosie Dees - #78 One for the Boys
Stamps R Us - Stitching
Inspiration Avenue - The Power of Words


  1. Holy cow! This is so beautiful!! Thank you for playing along with us at StampInsanity!!

  2. Wow, so many challenges...great masculine card...really like the sailboat image...

  3. This is just STUNNING!! Thanks for participating at QKD's Whimsical Ink Sorority!!!

    Crafty Hugs!

  4. LOVE THIS! Anything with water I am there! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

  5. Beautiful composition! Love all the textures going on !

  6. Love the colors in your sky, the layout and that fabulous ship image. Really beautiful!
    Thanks so much for playing in the Speedy's Friends challenge!

  7. wow stunning card hun.goodluck at abc challenge this week and no doubt we will see you again.

    clare x

  8. Great card Yvonne, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.

  9. What a beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at CES Challenge and hope to see you next week! Sheena xx

  10. oh my goodness, bet you are worn out after entering all those challenges, lovely card!!

    just to let you know I have some candy up for grabs at my blog

    Paula xx

  11. Sensational sentiment for this gorgeous ship at sea!! What awesome work!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this beautiful creation in the Friends of Speedy the Cat's friendship card challenge!!

  12. Beautiful colors and I love the stitching and how you tied your twine! Wonderful detail! Thanks so much for joining us this week at TSTR!:)

  13. A great card thanks for playing at StampinSanity
    Luv Jane xxx

  14. That's a lot of challenges! Thanks for submitting to Create with Connie and Mary's Thursday Challenge!

  15. What a beautiful sea card! I love the distressing! Thanks so much for playing the DTC this week!

  16. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Famous Painters Chalelnge!

  17. what a stunning card! I love that sailboat image! The twine combined with the buttons is really fantastic!

  18. Love the stamped boat on the crumbled paper! Thanks for playing along with us again this week at The Character Cafe!

  19. Great card!! Thanks for playing at The Character Cafe xx Hugs Tina (DT) xx

  20. Great card hun
    Thanks for joining us this week for CES 1st Challenge, hope to see you again next week!!
    hugs shell xx

  21. An absolutely gorgeous card.Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges and good luck.Elisa.x

  22. Oh WOW! Fantastic. Thank you for entering it in this weeks Digital Tuesday Challenge.

    Good luck with all of the challenges you entered.

  23. This is a classic, and I really like the sentiment to go with it. What I also love is how you take on the different challenges with wonderful projects.

    Thanks for participating with us at Opus Gluei!

  24. What a great card with so many details....You accomplished so many challenges. Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the Light Texture it challenge this week!

  25. Very nice! Thanks for sharing!

  26. Fabulous job hun with this stamp! Wow..very impressive. Thank you so much for entering your card in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.


  27. This is stunning. I absolutely love the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at PTW and good luck in all those challenges!!

  28. Wow! Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with StampInsanity!

  29. Gorgeous Scrappy! lovin' the crinkled paper!!
    Thanks so much for joining in with us @ creative belli and digital tuesday this week!

  30. Your project is great!! Your coloring is absolutely magnificent! Thanks a bunch for distressing with us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.
    DT Coordinator

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  32. Love the texuted look! The colors are bright and vibrant!Thanks so much for playing with us at Etsy Inspired Challenge

  33. Thank you for entering our challenges and sharing this one too with us at Rosie D's;-))Mervi

  34. hi

    what a gorgeous card, thank you for joining our swirls challenge at Stampavie and More.

    Hugs Kaylou xoxo

  35. Love your distressing and the embossing looks great as waves, thanks for sharing with us at Lexi's Creations this week.
    Hugs, Lori

    PS: I have blog candy at my blog if you're interested.

  36. Great Distressing ..Great card...thanks for joining with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week, hugs, Monika

  37. Love the texture of the distressed background ... another great inspired card.

  38. great job using the twine! Lovely! Thanks for playing RESQ challenge this week!

  39. OMG...This is absolutely stunning, great for a masculine card. Love the twine and the dry embossed paper and have to say that the photo corners really add a great effect to the image.
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Character Cafe this week.

  40. Beautiful card, and an excellent inspiration song!

    Thanks for dropping in at the Drunken Stampers craft pub!

  41. Super great card !!
    Thanks for join us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best. Hope to see you again :o)
    Hugs, Jóna

  42. Beautiful card! Fantastic design.
    Thank you for joining us at CCT this week. :)
    hugs, Vanja

  43. Fun card with lots of texture. The blue paper looks like waves and fits on the card perfectly! Great card! Great job with this week's challenge!

  44. WOW! This is amazing. You should be framing it to put on the wall!!!

  45. I LOVE this card ! thanks for joining in the QKD WIS challenge.

  46. A great card thanks for playing along at Lexis