Monday, April 14, 2014

Craft It Up & Link It Up - Color Challenge

Happy Monday!! I hope you had a wonderful weekend!! It was sunny and in the mid 70's all weekend here...perfect weather :) It's time for another fun challenge at Craftin Desert Divas. The challenge this week is a Color Challenge...you must use at least one of the colors in the the inspiration photo. Our sponsors are: Artful Delights: A Card Kit; 3GirlJam: $10 G.C.; and Resale ClipArt: $10 G.C.


The papers for this card are from Prima's Sunny Days. The edges were distressed with a Zutter Distress-It-All. I've had several people ask about one and I purchased mine a few years ago online. But I just noticed that my local Hobby Lobby is now carrying them so you could use a 40% off coupon!!


The burlap in the center and the next two layers were cut with Spellbinders Card Creator Basics dies, followed by a Spellbinders Fancy Weave die. The butterfly is a Memory Box die and it was popped up wit foam tape. The flowers are from Michaels.


The gorgeous crinkle ribbon is from my sweet friend Karen of Little Scrap Pieces. The tag is a Spellbinders Charmed I'm sure die. "Sunshine Smiles" is from Tara's awesome new Summer Lovin' stamp set:


You can purchase this stamp set, along with Punny and Teenage Dream in the Craftin Desert Divas shop HERE.


You can use one, two or all of the colors in the above inspiration photo.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Winged Things
  2. DL.Art - April Linky
  3. Just B Creative Crazy - April Linky
Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Craftin Desert Divas to see the amazing projects my talented design team sisters have created for today's challenge, then Craft It Up & Link It Up!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

47 comments:

  1. Lisa this is lovely! Whoever receives this would be like getting a big hug of sunshine through the post. I love the bright colours and that yellow ribbon looks beautiful!
    Have a lovely day

    Vic x

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  2. Goodness! This is so bright and happy! So beautiful Lisa! Have a fabulous week ahead my friend!

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  3. This is the most cheerful card I've ever seen! The colors are amazing & so bright. I love the design & the distressed edges. Beautiful work, as always, Lisa!

    Diana :)
    Leelee Card Designs

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  4. What a awesome card, Lisa!! I love the bright colors and the pretty butterfly!! Have a great day.
    Gerda.

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  5. I love the amazing burst of colours on this card. It certainly attracted me for a second glance. The patterned paper is definitely a very 'busy' pattern but you managed to tone it down with bunch of yellow roses embellishment on the card...so pretty!!!

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  6. So many bright delightful colors Lisa, beautiful card and I love the burlap and bow, just gorgeous..I needed to see this as it warms my heart as we are in the midst of freezing rain, again..lol Michael gets another day off school... have a great day my super creative friend...gotta go look at your card again, might even put it as my desktop background today to keep me smiling. lots of love

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  7. Such a lovely bright & colorful card!

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  8. So Pretty! Loving all the bright colors and the distressing is always one of my favorite things on your layouts! I just checked out Hobby Lobby online and I can't find Zutter. Now I have something on my wish list!!
    ~Kim Hope you have a Fabulous week:)

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  9. Love this card with all the bright colors. Fabulous design too.

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  10. So gorgeous and colourful...LOVE!!

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  11. Gorgeous card Lisa! I adore the bright colors...so cheerful and just makes me smile! The papers and the layering all look fabulous! I also love how you always add texture-the burlap is an awesome touch! Absolutely beautiful my friend!
    I hope you have a great week! It is gonna be a little cool here but at least the sun is shining and snow is melting like crazy. I have about 2 ft snow banks still around parts of my house and especially in my back yard but if we can get about 50 degrees for a wk it should be gone! Yippe!
    Have a great wk my friend!
    Sherrie K

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  12. Oh my, my, my - talk about gorgeous! This is fabulous Lisa - the bright, bold colors just make happy! Your paper choices and all those beautiful layers are amazing. The butterfly, flowers and that awesome bow are such lovely embellishments. Another beauty my friend, I love this ♥

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  13. Absolutely beautiful - everything is absolutely perfect thanks for sharing!!!

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  14. AWESOME...am I yelling...yes, because this is GORGEOUS!!! wow...Lisa, I love this...I would frame it and hang it on the wall, so inspiring, so cheerful...just makes ya happy!! Love the ribbon, love the flowers, love the design!!! And for your info, I JUST purchased the Zutter distresser, all because of you..lol..I love it....it has been on my want list for along time...so I did it!!! Have a great week my friend, snow tonight, can you believe it, my poor daffodils!!

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  15. I love your bright colours, Lisa! I enjoy using them too, so I will be sure to play along in the challenge! Your ribbon bow is beautiful! Your flowers are amazing!

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  16. Oh wow this is just too beautiful for words, from the stunning design paper to the scrumptious bow.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  17. This is truly a pretty and vibrant card !!! Love the patterns and tones of the colors you used !!! Beautiful as always :) Hope you have a fantastic day :)

    Hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  18. Lots of eye catching colors on your card LIsa....Pretty in all directions....

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  19. Beautiful card, all of the colors are absolutely gorgeous. Great layout and design!

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  20. That card is gorgeous!!! Love the colors, so bright and happy! You won a TSB image from our hop from my blog...http://thestampingboutiquechallengeblog.blogspot.com/2014/04/blog-hop-winners.html. for details!! : )

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  21. Gorgeous creation Lisa, I love the bright bold colors

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  22. My sweetest friend, this is gorgeous! It made me forget that a little snow is coming tonight. :o) The bold colors are just bursting with vibrant happiness! The butterfly is gorgeous adn I love your layering. The flowers are stunning and the sentiment is just so precious. And that bow! It is ruffles of sunshine beaming down upon us. :o) What spectacular use of that paper, Lisa! Beautifully designed project, my dear friend! I hope you have a sparkly night. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  23. What a bright, colorful, cheery card! So many pretty laters! I am so jealous of your weather.

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  24. This is so fun Lisa! I love the bright colors and the collage of papers you chose!

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  25. Love the bright fun colors on this! Great layers, the papers are awesome! Carri~Abusybee
    Skittles!

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  26. WOW! the colors are gorgeous my friend and those flowers add a lovely touch with dimension. I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Have a great week my friend!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  27. Gorgeous card Lisa I love the design and colours.
    Kevin xx

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  28. Gorgeous card - I love the fabulous summery colours! Beautiful! TFS

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  29. Your card is so gorgeous! What a wonderful mixture of pretty colours and so many patterns that come together beautifully!

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  30. Lisa, you can design flawlessly with any style, any colors, and challenge, and make it look gorjus!!! :-)))) This is stunning! So bright, happy, and cheerful!

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  31. Amazing. Love the bright colors and patterns. You once again made a stunning card,.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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  32. Oh my goodness! This is so amazing! The colors and patterns and all your embellishments...fabulous!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  33. Gorgeous Lisa! Love the beautiful vibrant color palette and fabulous butterfly! Thanks for joining along with the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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  34. Another AMAZING creation Lisa!!! You are so talented!!!

    Have a FABULOUS day!
    Shelly

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  35. This is so Beautiful I love that paper and your butterfly is awesome!!!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes April Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  36. Amazing color and happiness here, Lisa. Yellow roses are my FAVORITE incase you wondered. You stole my heart with this design. Lovely papers and layers. Just beautiful. Hope your day is equally beautiful. ~Donna

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  37. What caught my eyes are the vibrant and cheerful colors. That brightens anyone's day and made me smile!
    The ribbon is just GORGEOUS as well as the flowers!! The layering of the card make sis AMAZING and I love the butterfly die!! You ROCK my friend!!!
    Have a wonderful day my Fabulous friend,
    M'
    *Crafting With Creative M*

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  38. Gorgeous Card, Love it especially the butterfly.

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  39. Lisa I love the awesome card!! The bright colors, wonderful layers and pretty butterfly just wowzer! I love the pretty flowers to go along with it too.. FABulous :)

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  40. Such a fun card, with all these hot bright colors. Loving that MB butterfly with all the S/B dies on these layers. That burlap was great with all the gorgeous papers. Loved those patterned flowers too. Thanks for the H/L tip - will have to look at the local one. I've procrastinated on buying this tool, as I have so many that are gathering dust. Maybe one more, huh? TFS & Hugs

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  41. Wow, love the bright fun colors in this card!!! Awesome!!!

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  42. WOW LOVE the bright colors, just GORGEOUS My friend!!! :)

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  43. Love the bright and vibrant colours of this card Lisa.x

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  44. This is such a pretty card, Lisa! The background paper looks great and the flowers are beautiful! I love how you added the bling to the butterfly! Gorgeous bow too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  45. A beautiful Fiesta Party in your card of many colors. Creative Bliss Dear...

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  46. What a beautiful card! I love the bright vivid colors!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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