Saturday, July 16, 2011

Life is a Picnic

Life is a Picnic.
Oops - some ants showed up!
They love watermelon too!
Life is a Picnic is the theme this week at Pile it On. Lots of creative possibilities with this theme. And, the sponsor is Simon Says Stamp with a fabulous gift certificate. There are oodles of cool things at the Simon Says Stamp store so check out this challenge beginning Sunday July 17.

The Creative Details
Image: Meljens
Colors: Copic Markers in leaf green, willow, crimson, dog rose flower, black
Embellishments: Rhinestones in red and green, resin ant, sticker sentiment,
 diamond stickles, pink stickles
Tools: Border punch, scalloped circle punch, circle punch

The Challenges:
Crafts and Me (#43 summer)
Cute Card Thursday (circles)
Delightful Challenge (Folded Cards)
Fab n' Funky (food)
Fairy Fun Fridays (What did you do on holiday)
Fussy and Fancy (#41 summer)
Fuzzy Wuzzy (punches plus animal)
If the Shoe Fits Scrap it (Ruby color)
Paper Issues (life is sweet)
Moving Along With the Times (favorites)
Secret Crafter (#143 Holiday activities)
Sew Many Challenges (#60 glitter)
Shelly's Images/Terrific Thursday (food -related)
Simon Says (anything goes)
Stampin B's (#119 bling)
Stampin Moments (Say it with circles)
Tuesday Throwdown (Fun in sun)

Life is indeed a picnic!
Stay warm harted,


  1. Wonderful summery card - just in time for a picnic! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

  2. Thanks for joining our "Holidays" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE this week :)

    Hugs Jane x

  3. Too cute and classic summer!Love it !

  4. Great Card, ohh I hate ants they are everywhere just now, thanks for playing and sharing your favorites on MAWTT, Hazelxox

  5. gorgeous holiday themed creation thank you so much for sharing it with us at the Secret Crafter this week.
    Hugs Kate xx
    I have candy if you are interested

  6. Super card Elizabeth and a picnic wouldn't be a picnic without a few ants!

    Thanks for sharing your card and your favourites with us this week at MAWTT and good luck with the challenge

    Hugs Laurie x

  7. What a fun card, and perfect for our challenge at AnnaBelle Stamps this week - Say It With Circles :)

  8. Great card - love the extra ants!! Thank you for joining in with us on Cute Card Thursday. Lol Lynn ♥

  9. What a wonderful and fun card! Those ants are just too cute! Loving your design and colours, just awesome!
    Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Take care,
    Kylie X

  10. oh elizabeth, this one is so cool... I love the way only part of the card pops out! And of course red is my favorite color!!!

    -- dalis

  11. love that image, it's cute and funny.

  12. Love the summery colours - fab watermelon image
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
    Lisa x

  13. love your card, thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy this week

  14. OH this is KAyoOt! You said Ants, I looked down like NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!lol love the easle creation! Thanks so much for being on holidays with us at FFF this fortnight! Don't forget that Prairie Fairy Designs has a HA----YOOG Super Summer Fun Sale of 35 images & 10 sentiments for one great price! Come check it out.

  15. Fantastic, I love how you put the ants on your card. :)
    thanks for joining DC.

    Hugs, Rosalien

  16. So cute! I'm so glad that you joined us at Shelly's Images What's Cooking Challenge and I hope we see more of your creations in the future!


  17. très jolie carte, les couleurs sont pétillantes j'aime beaucoup.
    Merci de te joindre à FFF Challenges


  18. This is so adorable. Thanks for joining the StampinB challenge this week and hope you'll come back and play again next week!

  19. This is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown! We hope to see you again next time!


  20. Such a lovely card. Thanks for playing at Crafts and Me this week. Hugs....Mona

  21. Oh super cute! Love the all the little ants and how created the perfect picnic scene! Great job! :D

    Thanks for playing along with us at "Fairy Fun Fridays" and good luck! :D

    xx Tracey xx FFF/DT

  22. Fabulous 'holiday' card!
    Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

  23. Great card, lovely colours, thanks for sharing at DC this week xx

  24. lovely card! I love watermelons, they are so fresh!
    thanks for playing with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday

  25. Cute easel card. Love the ants. Colors are so summery too. Thanks for sharing with us at the Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge this month.


  26. A gorgeous creation Elizabeth! easel cards are always fun, love how you have added the circles and the ants for a perfect finish!
    Thanks for sharing your talent at AnnaBelle's this week! :)

  27. This is really very funny!! Love the image.
    Thanks for sharing it this time.
    ~darling Ho~SMC-DT

  28. Very cute. Love the card shape. Thanks for joining us at Sew Many. Jamie DT

  29. adorable! love the little ants! thanks for playing along with us at the Shoe!