Wednesday, February 1

Follow Your Heart - Play Date Cafe #117


Hi-ya crafty friends!  It's another beautiful week at the Play Date Cafe.  Our color story this week is soft and creamy...

Robin Egg, Lilac, and Bisque

I inked up one of my favorite backgrounds from Market Street - Grace.  I sometimes struggle with getting a nice impression from really large stamps, but my A-Muse inks are perfect.  I used Eucalyptus and was thrilled with the even coverage.

My doily focal point uses lots of frilly bits. Pop in tomorrow to see how I re-worked this card for a different look after one of my sweet wee ones got a hold of it. ;)

We hope you'll play along with us this week in the Cafe.  We have a great prize up for grabs from Melanie Muenchinger, one of the talented designers behind Gina K. stamps.

We also have a fabulous new designer: Alicia Thelin.  Her work is gorgeous and full of fresh ideas.  We are SO happy to welcome her to the Cafe.  Pop over and tell her hello and then get crafty with us - can't wait to see what you create!

Stamps: Market Street - Grace background & Compass (sentiment), WMS Dainty Doilies 2; Cardstock: PTI Rustic Cream & Lavender Moon, SU! Baja Breeze; Ink: A-Muse - Latte & Eucalyptus, PTI Dark Chocolate & tea dye duo; Tools: PTI Parisian Lace die & Loopsy Daisy die; Sassy Somethings: Kaiser flower (from my Market Fresh kit - MSS), Webster's Pages & Authentique trinket pins

19 comments:

Emilia said...

Beautiful card!

Elena said...

aw, Denise, you have to put the nice stuff HIGH up so grubby fingers aren't tempted... lol. Beautiful card, and can't wait to see the remake!

Steph Zerbe said...

Stunning! love the colors!!

Rosemary said...

So pretty Denise. Hope you don't mind that I "pinned" it to my Pinterest board, giving you credit. I love your style!

Leigh said...

So very pretty, Denise!
By the way, the little key stamp arrived in the mail yesterday-- thanks so much!!

Nadine said...

Love your layered doily focus, so pretty and soft! Can't wait to see how you 're-work' this, lol!

carol (krillsister) said...

Gorgeous card. I agree those colors are soft & creamy. Love the stamped background with the light take of the flower and the gorgeous blue design.
Was wondering how a loopy daisy would look on a card. You did great; but the downfall is this card woulkd have to be hand delivered.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

GORGEOUS! I love that flower--beautiful texture! LOVE this card!

Jeanne J said...

Denise, Very pretty - love that doily and your beautiful flower!

Jinny Newlin said...

Swoon! That background is amazing! And I love that big, bold flower!

Emily Keaton said...

This is delightful! I love all of your "frilly bits" on this!!

Elizabeth Sunday said...

Very pretty. I really love the color combination with the pink and soft blue and cream. The background is beautiful and the layered flowers really make a great focal point.

Jen Adcock said...

Sweet Jeebus! Denise this is so utterly divine! I just adore this color combination, but in your hands you have taken it to a whole other level. Seriously gorgeous. I hesitated with the LD die, but I am totally kicking myself now. In felt it is just perfect, especially under that sweet scrunchy bloom. I need that floral background (Grace) brought to life with the Amuse Eucalyptus. I am sure to be having dreams about this card and that background, I just know it. Thank you so much for such an inspirational card (both in sentiment and construction). Brava!

Lisa said...

This is lovely Denise, what a beautiful background!

Pauline said...

This is so gorgeous! Love the stamped background and the subtle WMS doilies I can see in there! Beautiful!

Donna Bowman said...

Beautiful card Denise! LOVE that lilac doily and pretty flower that you made.

Aleksandra said...

Beautiful! Love it! The lilac doily is so sweet!

Have a blessed day!
Aleksandra

Colleen Dietrich said...

Denise, I LOVE it. I see you used 'Grace' by MSS; I had it in my shopping cart the other day, but instead chose two other background stamps by MSS. And the ink you used is PERFECT - Eucalyptus, you say?

Wow. You've really rocked this!

Stacy said...

This is simply beautiful :):)