Friday, October 22, 2010

Phindy's Challenge - favorite colour

Hi, folks and happy Friday to you all!

Phindy's Place group at PCP has now over 1000 members and THE CELEBRATIONS START TODAY!! There's loads of contests, activities, even a treasure hunt and believe me, the prizes are FAB!!! Believe me, you'd be wise to head over and join the fun - maybe you can combine some of the competitions with Phindys Challenge too!!

This week at Phindy's Challenge the theme is Your Favorite Colour. Thing is, I don't really HAVE a favorite colour, at least consciously not. I like a lot of colours and certain shades but I can not say that, for example, blue is my favorite.

What I did instead is that I picked out one of my favored colour combos - teal/turquoise and deep golden yellow with deep cream/kraft.

I really like that image - just imagine how hard it would be to blow your nose if it had to travel the whole length of a trunk!!! lol To make it as co-ordinated as possible, I paper pieced a lot and let the papers do most of the work. Not much embellishing going on - just didn't want to cover too much. Besides, I had at least an ambition that this could be unisex card.

The papers, btw, are Cosmo Cricket Togetherness and it's one of those pads I love TOO much, which means that I have to make myself to use it. Otherwise I'd just "save" it! lol

I also rediscovered my forgotten Fiskars Threading Water border punch - it's so lovely and versatile in it's simplicity!!

I'd like to enter the following challenges:
Stampin' Royalty - ribbons
Wild Flower Patch - twine
Sweet Stampin - ribbon
Papertake Weekly - sketch

Thanks for looking and happy crafting!


Anne said...

Aww, this is just adorable and love the paper piecing and all the stitching you've done too. Another perfect card:)

Anneke said...

Wow, this card is so fun!
Love the paper piercing :)
Hugs Anneke

Tara said...

This is so much fun Annika and that paper piecing on that quilt is just perfect! Love it!! You've chosen a great colour combo too and it works beautifully!! I do love blue but my fave colour has to be green because I love anything leafy, lol!
Have a great weekend ;o)
Hugs Tara xx

Marilyn said...

What a great card! The image is fun, your stitching is perfect, love the colours!

Lynda Nielsen said...

wow Annika, I just LOVE what you've done with today's challenge. Your colors are FABULOUS! but I especially love all the layers, and paper piecing! Wow, lots of detail here!
Beautiful work!

Ann English said...

Yikes-outstanding! I love the papers, the piecing, your embellishments...perfect...again!!!

~jan said...

*swoon* I wish I were sick so I could receive this in the mail. ;)
Lovely color scheme and all of the details on this wonderful card are just incredible! Well done.

Payne Holler Cards said...

love your paper piecing! wonderful card

Unknown said...

annika...this is so flippin' cute! love the papers, and your coloring is phenomenal!

Crystal said...

WOOOWEEE Girl your paper piecing looks AMAZING!!!! AWESOME gf, you are sooooo talented!!! LOVE THIS!

Donna said...

Well you've gone and done it again Annika.....created another masterpiece. I love the paper piecing you've done, the papers are fabulous, it really is a gorgeous card and so well laid out too.
Donna xx

Tammy said...

This is fabulous Annika!! I love all of your paper piecing and the design is wonderful!! I just love every single one of your cards!!!! Hope you are doing well sweetie!!!

Ms. Jen said...

What a fabulous card Annika! I love the colors and that image is so adorable. The papers worked perfectly together. I love all the fninishing touches you always add.

Amy Johnson said...

How adorable! Love the layout, the image is just too cute, great papers and just love all the little details!

Marlene said...

Oh boy...that's ME in that card today! Sick, sick, sick. Sniffle.

LOVE the card. So SO CUTE!

Stella said...

Well blue is my favorite color :)
And this is my favorite card :)
I hope you don't mind..... :)

Dorcas said...

Oh this is TOO much fun! I love it! I love the colors and the bow and the hinges are terrific...Its so lovely. I hope your 100% happy with this, if not I think you're sickening for something!

Lindsey said...

Lovely card! The paper piecing looks great and the stitching and the corners are lovely details. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week x

Viv said...

Beautiful card! Beautiful papers ( I have some I can't bring myself to use!!!!) gorgeous colours and your paper piecing is perfect! LOVE it Annika! My mind is boggling though about the size of the tissues that would be needed for a nose that big! ROTFLMAO! Viv xx

Anita said...

Oh my, this is too adorable. Your image is perfect and I love the papers, layout and those gorgeous ribbons!

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card Annika! I love the colour scheme and the paper pieceing is perfect. Thanks for joining us at PTW. xx

Cec said...

Gorgeous card. These are beautiful colours together and your paper piecing is fabulous.

raindropecho said...

Gorgeous card, Annika! Love your bright color combo. Beautifully colored as always!

- Ann

Anonymous said...

awesome card Annika! love how you created with this image and papers! Wonderfully colored!
Pam Going Postal

Ange McKay, North Shore Stamper said...

Wow! Your work is absolutely stunning! Thanks so much for playing with us at Stampin' Royalty this week!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This one is utterly fabulous...the paper is to die for - love the combo of colors and patterns and the paper piecing is so perfect for the image! Terrific ribbon treatment too - may have to lift that one!


Wendy Ramlakhan said...

OMGosh!! I just love everything about this!!!

LORi said... cute!! LOVE your color combo and coloring!! Would love for you to design with By LORi Designs!! If you'd be interested please contact me at:
Hugs and blessings - LORi BOYD

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