Friday, January 6, 2012

Colour Challenge at Phindy's Place

Happy New Year to all my blogland friends. I hope you had a lovely holiday. I know I did but was disappointed not to accomplish much in the line of crafting. We did spend time with family and friends, which is important and we also started to look for a new car for me, which is also important.

Welcome to the first challenge of 2012 at Phindy's Place. We have decided not to do our first Friday of the month challenge on a regular basis this year but will pop it into the schedule from time to time.

This week we have a color challenge for you and want you to use Brown, Teal, White and Celery or Moss as shown in the following graphic.

You don't have to use a Phindy image in your project but if you do, please follow the instructions on the sidebar and enter your card twice. If you don't have any Phindy images, I encourage you to go over to her store and pick a few up.

We will choose one random winner who will receive a $5 gift certificate to Phindy's store. The Design Team will choose one project as Card of the Week. The creator will also receive a $5 gift certificate to Phindy's store and will be in the running for a monthly Guest Designer spot.

I have used Phindy's Baking Bedlam image and thought she had a bit of a vintage feel to her so I decided to go that direction with my card, especially when I found this gorgeous paper in my stash.

I am going to enter my card in the following challenges:

Inky Impressions - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Stamp N Doodle - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes

TIP:  If you want lots of colours of chalk and don't want to spend a fortune then head for your local art supply store and purchase soft pastels.  I got a box of 64 soft pastels for the same price as a box of 9 craft chalks would have cost me at a chain craft supply store.  Use a Q-Tip or cotton ball to apply.

Image: Baking Bedlam (Phindy's Place)
Card Stock: Recollections
Paper: 29th Street Market
Colouring Medium: Pencil Crayons (Prismacolors) with OMS (Gotrick)
Tools & Embellishments: Chalk (Mungyo), Fleur de Lis Edge Punch (EK Success), Pearl Stickers (Recollections), Budding Vine Embossing Folder (Craft Concepts)


  1. Love your card, superb coloring and the background sets it off to a T. Wonderful work. Thanks for joining us at Stamp n doodle.

  2. What a gorgeous card and I love this image! Beautiful use of the colors. Tfs.

  3. This is gorgeous, these colours work so well together - I had never thought of using them before...

  4. Cec, this card is just absolutely wonderful! I love your border and how it all came together!

  5. Fabulous card and love the Tip!! yup! soft pastels are awesome! Thanks for joining in with us at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge this time, Hope you can come play again soon, hugs Samantha :0)
    Happy New Year

    Don't forget the challenges are Now fortnightly and you can enter 3 times each Challenge too! :0)

  6. Gorgeous card love your image and your beautiful colouring. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

  7. Fabulous card love your image, colouring and card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

  8. she looks good in vintage - love how you colored this image and blended with dp!

  9. Simply beautiful!

    Thank you for joining Anything Goes challenge at Top Tip Tuesday!


  10. Great card and great image, kinda looks like my kitchen lol, thanks for joining us at inky impressions,. Joey x

  11. Too cute...I love the image and those colors are great together! Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

  12. fantastic card - love the image
    Thanks for joining us at Stamp-n-Doodle this week

  13. Love the card. Kinda looks like my kitchen after I attempt to bake anything. lol. Thank you so much for joining us for our “Anything Goes” Challenge over at Inky Impressions Challenges. I hope you have a wonderful New year and good luck.


  14. Very pretty Cec. Love the patterned paper you've paired with her. The border is pretty, too. Love the whole thing.

  15. What a wonderful color combo! I love your pencil coloring - beautiful! Thank you for joining us for the Inky Impressions anythings goes challenge!

  16. Lovely and fun card. Love it. Thanks for playing with us over at BMC this week.
    Love n hugs

  17. THis is really fabulous, Cec! Thanks for your sweet comment on my latest card. It seems like ages since Ive been able to stop in on all my old DT buddies. *sigh* Sometimes I go to Phindy's blog to look but don't individually stop in at the girls. Shame on me!

  18. Such a cool card! And great tip!

    Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our anything goes challenge; hope to see you in our next challenge:0)



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