Monday, February 21, 2011

PPC-CC #49 and our First Aniversary!!!

Good Monday Morning Friends!
Boy do we have some awesome stuff goin on this week for you!! PPC-CC is celebrating our First Anniversary tomorrow and we're super-duper excited to share it with you! We have a double-whammy of a challenge for you this week and of course some super awesome giveways! First off, here's our challenge for you...please combine our color combo below AND make it an 'ANNIVERSAY THEMED' creation! Easy-peasy, eh?! We can't wait to see what you've come up with!!!

Here is my creation:


Card Size: 5-1/2 x 4-1/4
All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated.
Stamps: Sweet Summer, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Paper: Basic Gray, Whisper White, Garden Green, Melon Mambo DSP (SU! Retired)
Ink: Stazon Black, Whisper White, Stampin Write Markers
Tools: 3D-Dimensionals, Scallop Border Punch, Scallop Oval Punch, Extra Large Scallop Circle Punch, 2in Circle Punch (Fiskars), Blender Pens, Big Shot, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder
Accessories: 5/8" Basic Gray Satin Ribbon

AND...did I mention that we're looking for TWO new DT Members?!?! All you have to do is create something for our challenge this week, submit your entry and add "DT" to the back of your name (ie..'Sally-DT'). We will then take a peek at your blog! You have until next Monday, February 28th at 10am EST to enter! The PPC Creators and I are excited to get some fresh new faces, creation and ideas!! Do you have what it takes to be a PPC Creator?!

Excited for the giveaways!? Just hop on over to each DT members blog and they'll show/tell you what they've got to giveaway! And to win, just leave them a message on their post telling them why you love the PPC-CC Blog! You have until Monday February 28th 12pm EST to enter. All winners will be picked at random and posted here on the blog on Wednesday, March 2nd.

And for my giveaway...not sure why it's uploading this way, but you get the idea. :)

  • 10 Textured Cards & Envelopes - Joann Craft Essentials
  • 25 Paper Scraps with 5 designs - Miss Elizabeth
  • 2  Premium Ribbon Spools (4ft each) - American Crafts
Don't forget to leave me a message telling me why you love the PPC-CC Blog so much! :) Now go get crafty! :)

Friday, February 18, 2011

PPC-CC Turns One!!!

We have some VERY exciting events coming up in the next few weeks over at Picture Perfect Creations!!! Tuesday, Feb. 22nd marks our 1 Year Anniversary--woohooo!!! Where has the time flown?! We will have a double-whammy of a challenge for you to check out, as well as some super awesome giveways! PLUS, we'll be conducting a PPC Creators Design Team Call! Our DT has had a few that have come and gone in the past year, but we're ecstatic to get some fresh new faces, creations and you have what it takes to be a PPC Creator?!

We'll continue celebrating the week of Feb. 28, too! PPC will have reached our 50th Color Combo Challenge! With that said, we'll reveal our newest DT member(s) and of course, have more yummy giveaways!

Make sure you come back bright and early Monday morning to take part in all of the funnnn! I promise you won't want to miss out!

Monday, February 14, 2011

PPC Specialty Challenge #4 - Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine's Day! We have a magnificent Specialty Challenge for you this week at Picture Perfect Creations...what's better than Valentine's Day?! Your creation can be anything related to the special "love" day and what it means to you! :)

I decided to create a tri-fold layout card. I tried to get a good picture of it, but it was definitely difficult. I plan on making other cards with this layout soon, so with that I'll show a better picture! :)

Card Size: Tri-fold Layout (will have dimensions soon!)
All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated.
Stamps: Filled with Love
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Basic Gray, Red Glimmer Paper, Filled with Love DSP
Ink: Real Red, Pretty in Pink
Tools: 3D-Dimensionals, Heart Punch, 3/4" Circle Punch
Accessories: 1/8" Pretty in Pink Tafetta Ribbon
Hope you like it! :) We would love for you to partcipate this week at PPC!

I'm off to relax with my 2 Valentine's this evening and I'm back to work at the office doing my Graphic Design stuff tomorrow. Ughhh! But it's only 2 days a week so that's ok! Here's a picture of my lil' man, Tayton (already 12 weeks old!) celebrating his first Valentine's Day! Chat soon! :)

Happy Valentine's Day!!!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Valentine's Day at 4 Crafty Chicks

I just can't get enough of the 'Filled with Love' stamp set from Stampin' Up! It's just sooo cute! I'm not one to really make Valentine cards either, but I've had a blast using this set! I made this card for the 4 Crafty Chicks challenge this week...Valentine's Day!

Card Size: 5-1/2 x 4-1/4
All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated.
Stamps: Filled with Love
Paper: Real Red, Very Vanilla, Sending Love Specialty DSP (SU! Retired)
Ink: Real Red, Pretty in Pink
Tools: 3D-Dimensionals, Heart Punch
Accessories: 5/8" Real Red Satin Ribbon, Pretty in Pink 1/8" Tafetta Ribbon, Sending Love Epoxy Brads (SU! Retired)

What do you think?! I'd love to hear what you have to say! :)

Thursday, February 10, 2011

PPC-CC #48

Have you been over to the PPC-CC blog yet this week?? We have a beautiful color combo for you to work with! Concord Crush, Certainly Celery and Crumb Cake are my favorites so I was super excited to create!

My Card Creation:
Card Size: 5-1/2 x 4-1/4
All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise stated.
Stamps: Thanks for Caring, Watercolor Trio
Paper: Concord Crush, Certainly Celery, Crumb Cake
Ink: Concord Crush, Certainly Celery, Crumb Cake
Tools: Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder, 3D-Dimensionals, 2" Circle Punch (Fiskars), 1-1/4" Circle Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch
Accessories: 5/8" Certainly Celery Satin Ribbon, Basic Pearls

Make sure you check out the rest of the DT members blogs for more wonderful inspiration this week! Leave each of them some love while you are there and be sure to go back to the PPC Challenge Blog once you have your creation made! Can't wait to see what you come up with!

Have a great day!