Thursday 14 April 2011

Cafe and Ian - what a perfect combination!

Hello everyone, time for a neutral colour palette from me for a change over at the Play Date Cafe!

Here are this week's colours...
My green on my card is looking more like khaki than the colours shown here, but it is right in real life, honest!!

Today we are being sponsored by The Greeting Farm, as you will see over time I really love these stamps, they are particularly great for colouring in with Copics, fun!  We each got to play with a different Greeting Farm stamp, mine was 'Cafe Ian'.  VERY appropriate for me seeing as I'm a caffeine addict and Ian is my other half!!

The Greeting Farm are kindly sponsoring this week's challenge with a $25 gift certificate!  Ooh, can I win?!!! 

So what stamps did the other DT girls get?  Well pop by and see for yourselves, lots of beautiful inspiration, each totally unique ...

Andrea Ewen
Jinny Newlin
Julie Ranae 
Libby Hickson

Michele Gross  
Ruby McGuire (that's me!) 
Savannah O'Gwynn
Tracey Kuzniak

Sarah Anderson

and we also have the lovely Jessica Deidrich as our Guest Designer!  .Pop by and leave her some love too.

What will you create for this week's challenge?

For your chance to win pop on over to the Cafe and link your post.  If you use an online gallery, please use the keyword PDCC77, and remember to use our inspirational colours to be eligible to win this week's prizes!


Stamps: The Greeting Farm 'Cafe Ian', PTI Banner Builder (& die), PTI Springtime Doodles
Dies: Nesties circles
Papers: Scraps from stash, GCD Studios 'Chic Bebe'
Accessories: SU! button, brown twine, Martha Stewart punch,

Back with more soon for the Color Me Creative challenge!


  1. He is so CUTE Ruby and your coloring is FAB! LOVE LOVE LOVE how you added that button! Nice detail!

  2. great colouring Ruby - love the combination of the spots background too!

  3. Awesome color story this week, Ruby...I'm really diggin' it! Love your card, it's so sweet...and your coloring is phenomenal! Great work!

  4. Very cute Ruby! You really did a great job with the neutral colors!!!!

  5. Absolutely adorable, Ruby! I adore the wink in your image! Just LOVED playing with these colors this week! Way to go!

  6. OHHH! What a cute little guy--love that he is holding a mug! Cafe challenge!! PERFECT:) LOVE the papers--and I know how hard it is to get the colors to match perfectly! I trust you:) Fab job this week--both with your card and the colors:) YOU ROCK! Lots of love!!

  7. Awwww...isn't he a cute little fella! You colored him so well! Great polka dot paper, border, and button! A sweet wonderful card, Ruby! Take care!

  8. Like how CAS your card is this week. Everything is just perfect, love your colour combinations and thanks for a great challenge this week:-)

  9. Hi Ruby, sorry it took me so long to come by! Your work w/ Ian is darling! We were so excited to sponsor the PDCC at the Greeting Farm and thanks so much for having me as your guest! I had a blast!


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