Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Guest Designer for the PLay Date Cafe #45!! - Best Day Ever

Hi Everyone,

Can you believe its September? I sure cannot - this year is flying by!! Well today, I have some exciting news - Julie Murray who heads the wonderful color challenge blog called the Play Date Cafe - asked me to be the guest designer for the color challenge this week!! She is so talented as are all the members of her design team - and it is such an honor to be able to play with these ladies this week!!
I adore this gorgeous color combination that Julie created this week for PDCC#45 - totally right up my alley with all the pink and orange goodness - wowie wow!!! I couldn't wait to play and get really inky :)) I pulled out one of my favorite sets from Verve stamps called Great Friend and inked up the flowers in the card from this beautiful set. I colored them pink and purple with copics and then added a glaze to them. The sentiment is from the Framed Wishes stamp set and I added a few little sprigs of leaves from the Dream Big stamp set for just a little touch of dimension:

I added a little wave of bling that matched these colors and a little butterfly at the top of the sentiment and then finished it with a little bit of ribbon and of course - my favorite embellishment: liquid pearls :)))))))

Card Ingredients:
Paper: Bazzil
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Rose Bud
Accessories: BLing (prima), Spellbinders, Adirondacks liquied pearls, butterfly punch from MS, bling from Want2 Scrap, dimensionals and copics and glaze.

I simply loved playing along with the lovely ladies at the Play Date Cafe - and am so excited to play along with them every Thursday as they introduce a new color challenge for all of us to play along with!!!! A HUGE HUGE thank you to Julie for being such an amazing person with such a positive and cheery outlook and so much fun to work with - thank you so much for having me as your guest designer!!!

Please check out the immensely talented and amazing designers of the Play Date Cafe and check out their gorgeous creations with this beautiful color challenge - and then get inky and play along!!!
Thank you so much for stopping by!
Wishing you the Best Day EVER!
Sankari :)


Charlene said...

Beautiful card!! Never thought to do an entire flower with the markers. Congrats on being a guest designer too - especially for a color challenge - it seems to be right up your alley.

jamfiescreations1 said...

Very beautiful card, I love the colors.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Wowwwwwww, love what you've done with those colors, Sankari! Absolutely STUNNING card!!

Julie Ranae said...

Sankari....we are so happy to have you be a guest designer with us this week in The Play Date Cafe. You really did a marvelous job with the color story! You are welcome back anytime : )

Sabrina said...

As always, this is stunning! I've recently begun to use liquid pearls and I love them. But I want to know how you get yours so uniform and evenly spaced. Do have any tips that you could share with us?

Andrea Ewen said...

Wow, Sankari, true to your vibrant style this card is a stunner! I love how colorful and bright all your cards and projects are truly an inspiration! We're so glad to have you at the Cafe this week! Thank you, Thank you!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

This has got to be the MOST amazing card EVER! I love all the details and how you pulled these colors together--BEAUTIFUL! SOOOOO glad you are on our team this week:) SO inspiring:)

Radha said...

Girly flower and me r friends!!! For ever!
I love it!

Ruby said...

Your card is a beauty Sankari! So glad you were able to play along with us as guest designer this week at the Play Date Cafe :o)

Tracy Evans said...

Stunning card, love all the dimension and the flower is simply gorgeous. Wonderful creation. Tracy x

Sarah Anderson said...

I just love this! Andrea was spot on describing your style as 'vibrant'!! I love the depth of colour, the interest you put into each pieces, and the glossy shine of the flowers - just GoRGeouS!!

Suzanne C said...

Lovely! Glad to have you join us this week as guest designer at the PDCC.

kavitha said...

Hi,all your cards are so so good.
Glad i found your blog:)
Happy crafting,

Virginia L. said...

Wow! You sure ROCK with guest-designing this GORGEOUS card! Love all the deatils!!

Faye said...

This is a fantastic inspiration piece, Sankari. I love the flower and the butterfly and all the bling.

Lisa Somerville said...

Lovely use of this weeks colors, glad to have you join us as a guest designer this week at the PDCC.