Monday, April 19, 2010

Compose a Card . . . Tea Time (challenge nine)

Becky Oehlers has another challenge listed on her blog and this time I am squeaking in under the wire. Busy, busy times here, we're packing up the house and trying to get it ready to list to sell . . . . talk to me in four months I'll probably be saying the same thing yet then, but still, lots of work!

The inspiration piece was so colorful and everyone has lots of scraps sitting around, I know I do, so it was a great way to use some! The hard part was figuring out which to use! I tried to balance out some texture with color, that quilt was so colorful! And I need a cheerful get well card, so the challenge helped fill the bill nicely. I know I usually fuss too much but it looked like it still needed something so I added the white scrolls in the corners to mimic the scroll on the teapot. Thanks Becky for another cool challenge!

Stamps: Papertrey Ink Tea something name
Ink: Black and Hawaiian Shores, white craft (sponged the edges of the kraft paper but you can't tell)
Paper: Kraft, white and assorted
Other: Cuttlebug vintage die, white gel pen, rhinestones from Mike's, 1 1/4" square punch

36 comments:

Jennifer Carter said...

I love it! So cute!

Diane Jaquay said...

I LOVE this! Love all those pretty patterned papers, and the tea pot and scrolls; FABULOUS!

LeAnne said...

Peggy Sue, this is BEAUTIFUL! I love the bright colors, and that little corner scroll really adds a sweet touch! Thanks for stopping by my blog, too.....it is so fun to see what others have come up with!

megspaulding said...

LOVE this card Peggy Sue! It is so cute, the papers are great. They go so well togther!

Kara said...

fun mix of pp, love the scrolls in the corners!
Kara

Taheerah said...

This is absolutely stunning Peggy Sue!! I love all the different colours!

Quilter422 said...

i'm so totally lifting this! gorgeous, and love the happy feeling it gives.

Joanne (jojot) said...

beautiful choices on your quilt squares....what a fab 'tea' card...will surely cheer the recipient

Anika said...

Gorgeous! Love it!

Linda W said...

This is beautiful. Such a pretty quilt. The "fabrics" work so well together. And the teapot just brings it home.

Sharron said...

Peggysue, this is so pretty! I love the wonderful patterned papers and how you added the teapot--perfect!

Baseret said...

Your card would make anyone feel better! I love it!! great colors and I love the little birdie!

Sherry said...

You did an awesome job combining patterns! LOVE it...those corners are terrific!

Laurie said...

Peggy Sue this is adorable! I love all the patterend papers! So cute!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Excellent take on this challenge. Love all the different patterns you used. Very pretty!

Shirlann said...

Peggy Sue your card looks just like Becky's inspiration photo...love the colors! This challenge was so much fun!

Terri said...

Nice job! Love all the pattern papers you used and the tea pot was a great thing to add too!

Heather P. said...

This is fabulous! LOOOOOOVE the mix of patterns you used! :)

Dana said...

WOW! I love how quilt-like this seems! Amazing details and additions too.

Helen said...

I love your papers and that teapot is so pretty! Wonderful card!
Blessings!
~H

Ellie A. said...

Oh wow this is one very pretty card LOVE all the colors. Love the layout oh love it all!

Rhonda said...

PeggySue, Love the patchwork!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

This is beautiful!! Love how you've made your quilt with different papers and the teapot is just wonderful!!

Dell said...

How adorable. You know I am a teaaholic and I also have this stamp set. I may have to case this one sometime in the futre.

Nerina said...

Oh Peggysue, I LOVE it! It's pretty, arty, crafty and stylish all in one go! This one just *feels* good all over when I look at it!

Cammie said...

Peggysue, I love "quilt" you created--wonderful colors and patterns. Repeating the flourish on the teapot with the flourishes in the corners is a wonderful detail. This is indeed a happy card!

♥♥Marinette♥♥ said...

Elle est vraiment trop belle, super originale j'adore

Gina said...

I love this! I have a thing for tea pots and tea/coffee images. Great background with all the different squares, reminds me of a tablecloth.

Mary said...

Wow - love this! Reminds me of my grandma's house - quilts and teapots :)

Traci M said...

I thought I had commented already on this darling quilted card...but don't see myself here...so here goes...I love it!! Can I have that quilt?? It is still raining and chilly and the last thing I want to do is go out in this downpour. A perfect day to stay inside and look at pretty cards like this one!! This'll be a great get well card, how very thoughtful!

Candace said...

This is soooooo cute! I love the colors and the mix of papers. You should enter this in the Taylored Expressions Sketch this week because it looks almost just like the sketch!

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Evgenia said...

So so cute!

Stephanie said...

This is fabulous, Peggysue!! Love the quilted look from all the different pattern papers and faux stitching...perfect with the teapot!

The Mama Monkey said...

I love the quilt look to this and the colors you used just compliment it so nicely! Reminds me of home!!

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