Before I get started, I just want to mention that I have
been going through some changes with my blog this
past week and hopefully
one or two of you have noticed : )
As I continue to go through the process, I ask that
you will bear with me as I 'rearrange the furniture'
around here. I have a long way to go, but I
know it will be worth the work in the end.
Ok....I am happy to be the color host for this week's
Play Date Cafe Challenge. One of the perks of
being on the senior design team is that we get
to choose our own 'color story' to share.
If you have been following or playing with us over
there, you will see that each one of us has a
very unique style, some might say
This color combination has been one of my
favorites since I was in grade school. I remember
finding these 4 crayons in the box and scribbling them
all over the paper. I LoVeD it!
Thanks to Marthastewart.com, I get to share
them with you this week : )
I picked up these stamps from Imaginisce last week
and thought they were perfect for this color combo.
Who doesn't think 'french poodle' when you think pink!
(OK...whose now willing to admit that?)
All I had to do was add some bling in the form of
pearls and rhinestones and we're in business.
I used Spellbinders & Cuttlebug label dies
for my layering and wha-la!
Hey....recognize this logo?
I am very excited to share with you that
Ashley Cannon Newell
is our Celebrity Guest Designer
this week over in The Cafe.
Ashley is one of today's most celebrated
paper crafters having many of her cards
published in a number of magazines.
She has recently launched her own
E-zine called 'Embellish Magazine' and it
Make sure you stop by The Cafe and read her
paper crafting journey (well, a small portion of it)
and then make sure you check out this fabulous,
new online publication.
I am so glad to be back with you here at
The Open Window...I've missed you.
Any chance....you've missed me? : )