Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Play Date Cafe Challenge PDCC66

Welcome to another amazing challenge with
everyone's favorite....

Color Splash!!!

This week's 'splash'?
(or any shade of purple)

Create a project using:
Black & White 
with a 
'splash' of  

Once again, your color host for this week is

"This lilac rose really caught my eye, and I realised that although 
I like purple/lilac, it isn't a colour I use very often in my artwork.  
I also decided to challenge myself to use black lace 
and stitching against a white background rather than vice versa.  
This has meant lots of hunting for suitable materials, 
which ended successfully in the charity shop with a lacy jumper!  
This is one of my tiny books measuring only 7cmx6cm"

This week's prize up for grabs is from one
of our very favorite sponsors....

It's time for more fabby inspiration from our design team...

Senior Designer 
Julie Ranae ~ Julie's Open Window

 Private Blend Designer

Senior Designer

Please follow the rules carefully to enter.
Deadline for prizes is 11:59pm EST on Tuesday
The 'Cup of the Week' will be announced during the next challenge.
We want you to enjoy this challenge. 
Interpret the colors the way you see them. 
We do not use specific card stock color names or brands.
Break out of the box and have fun! 
The main requirement is:
When using additional colors, please limit them to neutrals. 
You are welcome to combine challenges, 
but we do ask that:
 1. The PDCC name and/or photo is used
2. OUR colors are the focus of the card.
See complete rules on sidebar at left

The Fab 4
The Cream in our Coffee

Another great challenge has come to a close.
A very warm thank you to all who entered.
This challenge is only successful because of YOU
so please, PLEASE play with us again!

This Week's Fab 4...
(in alphabetical order)

The Fab can proudly display the
'I Made the Fab 4'
badge on their blogs!

The Cream in our Coffee...
( honorable mentions in random order )

This group can proudly display the
'Cream in Our Coffee'
badge on their blogs!


The Cup of the Week...

Emily Leiphart ~ Art from the Heart

Emily wins the fabby prize from

and can proudly display the 'Cup of the Week' Badge.
Cup of the Week Winner
please contact Julie Ranae at
with your mailing address to receive your prize.


  1. Congrats ladies, great job.. and what an awesome collection of DT cards.

  2. Wow, wow, wow!! My heart is bursting with happiness after seeing my name on the Fab 4 list. Thank you so much for choosing my card! Congratulations to ALL of the winners--everyone did an awesome job with last week's colors. :)

  3. Best wishes to all of our winners! There were so many wonderful entries last week, I wish you could've all won. :D

  4. Thank you for honorable mention, I had a blast with the color combo on my journal! My husband's favorite color is purple so this week's will be easy peasy around here........

  5. Thanks so much! Honoured to be a Cream in our Coffee :D Such beautiful DT projects!! Can't wait to get started on this week's challenge!!

  6. Thank you so much! What a huge honour it is to win this week!! I'm absolutely thrilled! Congratulations to all the other winners!

    The new challenge looks wonderful. All the design team samples are stunning and so inspirational! I can't wait to play!

  7. Thanks so much for choosing my card for one of your "Cream in Our Coffee" awards!!!! Congrats to all of the other winners too!!!

    Lovin' the color splash for this week!!!! The sample cards are so FANTASTIC! Such GREAT inspiration!

  8. Lilac is on my blog
    will try linky later

  9. Thanks for the Fab 4 shoutout, ladies! Can't wait to play with this week's gorgeous color splash!

  10. Thanks so much for honorable mention on my card from last week. I really love the 'Lilac' challenge and can't wait to play.

  11. Sorry about my first entries (I really should read things properly - d'oh!) - I've just entered another card, which I hope is OK now for the challenge. x

  12. congrats to the gals for last week's challenge...LOVE the new one because I'm not typically a purple working outside my comfort zone!

  13. Mean't to say thank you for the cream last challenge but got sidetracked, Sorry! I appreciate the recognition. Love the challenges, looking at this weeks entries i see a bit of a flutterby theme ! What is it about lilac that seems to attract them! ? Well, i'll be flitting around a bit too!

  14. Congrats to all of the winners and the y'all rock!!! What a fun challenge....thanks for the fun!!!