Monday, October 25, 2010

Unity's Playing with the Playdate Cafe!

Play Date Cafe is one of my new favorite challenges to play along with... You may have noticed that lately. Well all this week they are celebrating their one year anniversary and asked the Unity design team to play along with their color challenge...Yippee!


I was so inspired by this week's color challenge, that I created 2 projects...


First, my card using this months Unity Stamp Co. kit of the month, Take Time to Laugh.

Supplies used:
*Unity Stamp Co. Take Time to Laugh (flowers and sentiment)
*Chatterbox paper (orange)
*Making Memories paper (paisley and pink damask)
*Martha Stewart border punches
*Nestabilities Labels die
*Recollections flat back gems
***hint: color challenges are a GREAT way to use up those really old patterned papers that you have hanging around like those that I used on here....those MM papers are at least 5-7 years old***
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I also made a layout about Kat's transition to her big girl bed (I think that you can click on the layout and be able to read the journaling)...

For this layout, I used this month's Stamping Store kit, Throughout the Generations:



Supplies used:
*Unity Stamp Co. Throughout the Generations
*Crate Paper collection 
*Scenic Route ledger paper
*Marvy Uchida circle punches
*Martha Stewart border punch
*Creative imaginations paper (pink text paper)
*Fiskars border punch
*American Crafts brad


Be sure to head on over to the PlayDate Cafe to play along this week. There is some beautiful inspiration there everyday this week by both the Unity Design Team and their design team. They are also in the middle of a dt search so it would DEFINITELY be worth your time to check it all out!

Have a fantastic Monday!





7 comments:

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful card and LO, love the punched edge. Glad to have you join us as a Guest Designer at the PDCC.

Suzanne C said...

Wow! Two fabulous projects! Love the punched border and your design on the beautiful card. The layout is gorgeous with the little butterflies along the edge. So happy you are guest designing with us at the PDCC!

StampinCathy said...

Your card and layout is just gorgeous and so inspiring. I just love how you used the colors and of course the stamps.

the whimsical butterfly said...

Christi! These are simply BEAUTIFUL!!!! WOW-what a gorgeous card AND layout and both beautiful takes on the color challenge.

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

WOWOWOWWWW! I love love love that blinged out card--and I love that you have paper from 5-7 years ago! I hoard paper and embellies!! So funny! I love that LO too! You have added just the right about of accents and stamping--oh my! Just beautiful! I LOVE how you created these projects with this color combo! FAB job:) Thanks for playing along and joining in the fun over at the PDCC:)

Julie Ranae said...

Christi....we love when you play and it's terrific to have you as a guest on our team this week...you made these colors really come alive and we thank you SO much for being a part of our celebration in The Cafe!

Ruby said...

Your card and layout are beautiful. I love how you've done the black on the first one, it looks fab with the bling, and your layout is gorgeous. I love the little butterflies you've done, so sweet! It's great having you as a guest designer on our team at the Play Date Cafe, thanks for joining in our anniversary celebrations!

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