Monday, August 5, 2013

Paper Playtime #16 - Lots of Yellow

Happy Monday!! I hope you had a great weekend!! I can't believe how nice the weather has been...temps in the 70's, blue skies. Last year at this time we were having a heat wave with temps hovering close to the 100's. It's been so nice, I just want to be outside, which is bad because it cuts into my crafting time :)


The challenge this week at Paper Playtime is - Lots of Yellow. The sponsor for this challenge is Close to My Heart Consultant Lucy Kelleher. You could win a $10 gift certificate to her online store (must have a USA address) so be sure to link up your yellow projects :)


The base of my card is black cardstock from The Paper Studio, cut with a Spellbinders Grand Labels One die. The next layer is also a Grand Labels One die with paper from Authentique's Essentials collection. The next layer was cut with a Spellbinders Botanical Swirls and Accents die. I cut the paper so the patterns matched and lined up with the layer below, and then popped up the Botanical Swirls with foam tape for dimension.


The center cuts are from the Botanical Swirls and Accents dies, the black layer offset from the pattern paper. The gorgeous crinkle ribbon is from my sweet friend Karen of Little Scrap Pieces. The tag is a Spellbinders Back to Basics Tag, inked with Tim Holtz Scattered Straw and Mustard Seed Distress Inks. The sentiment is from My Craft Spot's Tiny Tags 2 set.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
  2. DL.Art - Thankful Thursday - August Anything Goes
  3. Just B Creative Crazy - Just Because Linky Party
Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Paper Playtime to see the amazing projects my talented design team sisters have created for today's challenge. Then link up your Yellow project...I can't wait to see what you create :)

Also, be sure to stop back by tomorrow for the first week of the Prima Doll Blog Hop!!

44 comments:

  1. Beautiful, love the ribbon flower in the center!!

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  2. This is absolutely Gorgeous. The color is just so Beautiful and I just love what you did with the Ribbon. Hope your having an awesome day my friend.

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  3. Wow Lisa this is just stunning!.. Love all the yellows and the dies you used... Such a pretty ribbon love how you turned it into a flower....
    Enjoy your wonderful Monday!

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  4. Oh my! Gorgeous use of yellow here Lisa. It looks amazing against the black!

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  5. This is so beautiful Lisa, I like the lemon and black,the dies you have used and the ribbon.
    Kevin xx

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  6. You always make stunning creations with dies Lisa
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    Cards Crafts School Projects

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  7. Elegant and GORGEOUS...and WOW...love that ribbon flower....very creative....another masterpiece!! Have a wonderful week, I'll be on vacation!!

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  8. Lisa the layers are beautiful and the colors jump right out and make you smile, hehe! I love the center of your card and that ribbon and how you used it surely makes this card, it is simply gorgeous!!!! hugs

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  9. Gorgeous card - love love the layers and what a beautiful flower. Have a fabulous week.

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  10. This is gorgeous Lisa! LOVE the papers you used, the stunning card LO and that yellow bow is AMAZING!! Another FAB card!! Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT Monday!!

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  11. Such a beautiful card - love the ribbon flower thanks for sharing!!!

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  12. love all the yellow beautiful.hugs

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  13. Lisa this is stunning Hun! I love all the yellow. Its so pretty and always you've used another wonderful die.

    Absolutely gorgeous!!

    Susie

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  14. Beautiful. Love all the layering and how perfectly you aligned the papers. The huge flower really pops off the card. Fabulous creation my friend. TFS!
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  15. Beautiful! Lovely cuts and layering. It is so bright and sunny!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  16. Just beautiful! That bow is perfection!

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  17. The card is really cool! Your die layers are wonderfully chosen and stacked. I find the color yellow is difficult to work with but you somehow have made it look elegant, airy and easy to use!

    Have a great week!

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  18. This is such a happy card Lisa. I'm feeling the summer fun.
    Cheri - John 3:16
    www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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  19. Awesome as always my friend. Black and yellow look so great together and you sure do make it work beautifully
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes August Linky Party
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  20. Such a lovely card Lisa, I love the beautiful ribbon bow !!

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  21. Lisa, This card is so pretty, it reminds me of a bright Sunshine. Incredibly beautiful! Yellow is at the top of my favorite colors too.
    I agree the weather has been unbelievable.

    Have a great week!
    Dee B
    Crafdeecat

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  22. Lovely card! Great color combo and that flower is just gorgeous! :)

    Thanks so much for joining the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge
    Laura

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  23. Uber gorgeous!!! Happy Dance from you link up at my Just Because Linky Party.

    Be blessed, Beckie

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  24. Wow yellow on the black is so effective, such a pretty card xxx

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  25. So cute! I saw this challenge and made a beach pail, I hope I used enough yellow. I love your color combo of yellow & black!

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  26. Beautiful card!!!Love yellow!Awesome design,gorgeous bow!!!Hot here 96 and better,Have a good week!!!

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  27. What a stunning card! The details are so beautiful and love the yellow against the black! Another stunner:) LOVE!
    I know our weather has been the same over the past few weeks. In the 70's...perfect ha? Love it!
    Enjoy your evening!
    Sherrie K

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  28. Gorgeous card.love all that yellow and background!beautiful tied bow.

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  29. Oh Lisa I love this one its gorgeous!! The yellow and black are wonderful, so lacey looking :)

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  30. WOW!! I am speechless....
    This is a real beauty!! Stunning and Gorgeous!!!
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
    M
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

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  31. My sweetest friend, this is the most elegant burst of sunshine I've ever seen! Your take on the challenge couldn't be more lovely. The papers are truly stunning and I love that fact that you lined up the layers to keep the design intact. Speaking of which, those layers are beautiful! So lacy and pretty. And seriously, when I first saw that plethora of sunshiny ribbon, my heart fluttered with every crinkle! Talk about ruffles of sunshine... that is THE most beautiful ribbon-centric detail. The sweet sentiment is marvelous and you know I love the sprinkle of sparkles. **happy sigh** Exquisite creation, my dear Lisa. Thank you for bringing a smile to my heart tonight!

    Hugs and blessings!

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  32. What a lovely ray of sunshine!!! Love the sentiment on your elegant, beautiful creation!!
    ~Donna K

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  33. Lisa, again, fabulous....I love all of the yellow and the flower bow in the center is incredible!!

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  34. I love, love, love this card! Black and yellow is considered the most efficient color combo to catch peoples eye and I couldn't agree more :)

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  35. So pretty Lisa, happy card! I love the ribbon bow and the gorgeous paper and all the wonderful layers!

    Amazing as always my friend!
    Shelly

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  36. How bright and fun! I have a dear friend who loves yellow and she would totally flip for this card.

    Best crafty wishes!
    Amber
    Staying Crafty

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  37. Oh, I am loving and I mean loving the yellow ribbon goodness! Gorgeous Lisa!

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  38. Beautiful Lisa! Love the "flower" ribbon in the center.

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  39. So beautiful and I have been loving yellow lately and this color combo is one of my favorites!!!
    Hugs
    Norma

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  40. Beautiful!!!! Love all that yummy yellow!!!!!!

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  41. Lisa,
    This is stunning! I love that bow!
    {hugs}
    Debbie

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  42. Your card looks FANTASTIC Lisa!!:)

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