Monday, August 15, 2011

Follow The Recipe - Challenge #18

At Catered Crop's "Follow The Recipe", our challenge theme is made up of the ingredients the designer of the winning card used in his/her creation, and this week we had two winners and you can see their winning cards here.

This is a really fun challenge to try...and I hope you will give it a go. We get to pick recipe ingredients used in the winning entry. With a choice of  two themes, I selected 'gardening' which led me to combine two Mo Manning digital images (The Big Guy Gardening and Potter's Bench) to create a perfect retirement card.

These are all of the ingredients were used in the winning cards, but the ones in red are what I used in my creation.
  • Colors – primary colors like red, yellow, blue (and green), and a little brown for dirt
  • Stamps and Stickers – anything that grows from a seed, gardening, back to school, worms!
  • Patterns – circles, checked/gingham, notebook paper
  • Color Mediums – stamping ink, markers (ProMarker, Copics)
  • Embellishments – buttons, ribbon, thread/twine
  • Tools – border punch, die cut shapes, embossing plates
  • Techniques – make a bookmark, mat your panels, tie ribbons through your buttons, machine sewing (I did faux sewing)
  • Theme – garden, back to school

Hope to see you at our "Follow The Recipe" challenge at Catered Crop.

I'm also entering this in these challenges...
Cute Card Thursday - Clean and simple
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Straight Edges
AI Factory - Anything Goes
Crafty Ann's - Scallops and/or Fancy Borders
Crafty Sentiments - Punches & Dies
Totally Papercrafts - Food & Drink


Elaine Stark said...

A perfect male retirement card. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Kim. said...

An adorable card, lovely image perfect for a retirement. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs.
Kim xXx

Gina said...

As always, your coloring is just beautiful. THis is a great card, perfect for a guy.

Lisa M said...

Oh wow, this really IS a perfect retirement card. What a great idea to create what a retired person might do in their free time. Great job.
Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our "straight edges" challenge.

Suzette said...

Fab card and love your colouring too, thanks for joining us over at Crafty Sentiments Designs.

Suzette x

Stressed Stamper said...

Beautiful card - love these 2 Mo's images.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week - Good Luck
Sarah (Stressedstamper) x

coldwaters2 said...

This is totally fabulous Peggy what a great image I love the colours and design perfect for a retirement.
Lorraine x

bettand said...

Fantastic colour combination and details. Perfect for a retirement card;) Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday this week and good luck. Hope to see you back tomorrow for a new challenge. Bettina

Pat said...

Hey Peggy girl!! This is absolutely so stinkin' adrorable! Someday I'll learn to merge digi images (hehehe!)...your scene is perfectly merged!! And beautifully colored! I love your DPs and embellies too!! Big hugs, sistah! Pat

Jill said...

What a great scene on your card, love it! Thanks for playing along at Ellephantastic this month. Jill

Ellephantastic said...

Fabulous layers!!
Thank you for playing along with Ellephantastic this month.
Good luck
Helen x

Ann Whitfield said...

Great card Peggy, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Cheryl said...

I love your card! It is perfect for a man's retirement.

Victoria said...

a lovely card thank you for joining us on totally papercrafts this challenge

victoria dt

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