Thursday, May 19, 2011

The Play Date Cafe Challenge PDCC82

When you look at this color story, 
what do you think about creating?
Well we can't wait to see it!
These colors are so fresh and lovely and we know that
our gallery this week is going to be filled with stunning creations!

Here's something you may not know...
Each week, as our designers visit the blogs of each entry
they keep a list of their favorite creations and
that is how our winners & honorable mentions are chosen.
The votes are tallied up, so you have a great opportunity
to be spotlighted with's not one vote per designer.
We do not do random draws...we believe that those who
take the time to enter deserve the time to be considered.

This week's color story is provided by 
and here is what she brings to inspire you....

I know each week we say how super excited we are
when it comes to each of our guest designers and
this week, we are saying it again!
Many of you will know her from her blog and from
a very popular challenge that has since been retired.

Please welcome this week's Guest Designer...

Laura Davis

"I am a wife and mother to a teenage daughter. I love to cook, run, and inspire.
Most of all I love to be inspired. Creating is my passion."

This week's sponsor is no stranger to The Cafe and
we hope you will stop by their blog to see beautiful
work from a few of their designers.....

" was launched in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our mission is to provide great quality cardstock and specialty papers at discount pricing. We offer 100% acid and lignin free, archival quality uncoated cardstocks, as well as metallic, vellum, hand-made specialty papers, envelopes, scored cards and high qualify art paper and cards that are specially coated and developed for use by professional artists and card makers using ink jet printers.
We’ve recently moved to a new facility, expanded our inventory and have hired additional employees to better serve you. We are committed to conducting business in way that minimizes our impact on the environment and most of our products are made from partially or fully with recycled materials and are certified by various green industry leaders" is offering this week's Cup of the Week
a fabby prize package of their beautiful cardstock!

Now here's more inspiration from
The Play Date Cafe Design Team.....

Senior Designer

Private Blend Designer
 Senior Designer
Julie Ranae ~ Julie's Open Window

Please follow THE PLAY DATE CAFE 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...

 Anette ~ Stamps+ Ink = Fun

Anette wins the fabby prize from
and can proudly display the 'Cup of the Week' Badge.
Cup of the Week Winner
please contact Michele at
with your mailing address to receive your prize.


  1. Thanks so much for choosing my card for the fab four!!! :)

  2. Thanks for the mention gals! It's fun playing along each week, and I particularly enjoyed this week's colors and inspiration from all the design team members!

  3. OH!!! I am loving the colors! Hope to play!!!

  4. Thank you so much for choosing my card for one of the Cream in Our Coffee cards! I feel truly honored :D

  5. Love all the different creations this week and these colors!

  6. Gorgeous color combination. I love what the DT has done and hope to visit each one of their blogs. My entry is on my challenge blog.

  7. Beautiful color combo! Gorgeous samples from the DT! Thanks for the inspiration and chance to play along!

  8. Gorgeous colors and samples from the DT! Had fun playing along this week! Thanks for the fabulous inspiration!