Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Enjoy the Moment in The Play Date Cafe


It's hard to believe another week has come and gone
and come back around once again!
What am I talking about?

The Play Date Cafe Challenge, of course!


Look at this gorgeous color story!!!

I am the host this week and I just have to
say that this inspiration would not exist
without the kindness of a dear friend
of mine here in my hometown.
Polly owns a wonderful business and a
blog that holds the same name
where she specializes in all things
vintage and shabby chic.
I've always loved the look and try to bring
it into my home as often as I can, 
but this girl is the master!!!
I hope you will pop over to her lovely blog and
bring a cup of tea with you!


All week I thought about making something with a whole lot of
layers, flowers, lace, pearls...you name it.
But as you can see, I went clean and simple.

You would not believe what is waiting for you over in The Cafe!

We have the fabby Kazan Clark 
as our Guest Designer this week
and the most amazing inspiration from our entire design team.

and of course, our honored guest...
Kazan Clark

 So glad you stopped by and I hope you'll 
leave a quick little note to let me know
you were here : )

Today's Project Recipe:
Cardstock: The Paper Company
Designer Paper: Memory Box
Stamps: My Mind's Eye, Memory Box, The Paper Company
Embellishments:  baker's twine from The Twinery, Stickles in 'platinum'
Pearls from Martha Stewart

30 comments:

Linda said...

I love that card!! It's GORGEOUS!! Thanks for sharing it! :)

Fiona said...

A beautiful card Julie :) I love the addition of pearl and twine on the birdcages!

Kazan Clark said...

Gorgeous Card. Thank you so much for inviting me onto your challenge site. The colors are so stunning that it was so much fun creating the little project I made. Thanks for the fab intro too *blush*
Hugs
Kazan

She said...

Hi Julie, love your card. S x

Helen said...

What a beautiful card! I hope to get time to enter this week!!

ElizabethR said...

Gorgeous card (as always)love popping by for your inspiration, off to get inky Love Elizabeth x

Libby Hickson said...

This is so beautiful, Julie! I adore those sweet little birdcages held up with twine! And I'm so surprised you used twine on your project, ha ha ;-)

Michele Gross said...

Julie this is a knock your socks off card! I LOVE it!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Cute card Julie! Love the little birdcages with the twine bows!

Lindsey said...

Love your card and the colour story you put together! Now to see if I have more luck with it than last week's! :P

Monique said...

So Pretty Julie...Really love the colors this week :)

Tracey said...

Adorable card Julie!!!

Betty Wright said...

Julie, the inspiration picture you chose with those colors is scrumptious! Your cars is beautiful! Gorgeous!

Lulu said...

Beautiful card!! :)

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOVE this card. Love that second layer popping up! And that twine--SO FUN! Great job with the colors;) YOU ROCK!

Maria said...

A sweet beautiful card! such cute bird cages with twine! Thanks for the great vintage inspiration photo...so pretty!

Andrea Ewen said...

Lovin' that fabulous twine! Gorgeous CAS design and lovely stamps! A wonderful inspiration card from that stunning array of vintage photos!

Janie Printz said...

Love the birdcages & those twine bows just set it off perfectly. Super cute little creation ...

Benzi said...

The colors this week are just fabulous....makes me want to do another card. You've certainly worked them to perfection. Just GAW-geous!... (well, I am from the South). LOL

Colleen Dietrich said...

Julie, I love the simplicity of this card. The tiny script on the side of the card really is so sweet, and that Twinery twine is divine! (like my rhyme?)

I'm going to visit your friend's blog to see her shop. From our inspiration pics this week, it looks like a place I'd love to frequent if I were closer!

coKo said...

Hi Julie,
I'd like to present you with the Stylish Blogger Award. I was very surprised getting it myself !
Now, I have to pass it to 8 other bloggers.
And I find your blog one of the best I know, very inspiring. I hope you still don't have it !
Please stop by my blog to see the details and to collect the award.
Have a happy Valentine's day ! coKo

Sharli said...

Beautiful card, Julie Ranae - Hope you're having a wonderful Valentines Day!
Hugs!

Ann said...

This is so sweet, Julie! I love how you used the twine!

lotte chew said...

wow!! the colors are so sweet and the card look pretty!! love it

Jinny Newlin said...

Yum-O! LOVE that trio of bird cages and the way your center panel looks as though it were cut right out of the panel behind it! Fantastic!

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