Sunday, January 1, 2012

Brave the winter winds

This week at Pile It On our theme is "Anything Goes"
And, we are welcoming a new and expanded team of
Pile it On "sweet design team members" to start off the new year!
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp!

The Creative Details
Image: Mo Manning Digital Pencil
Sentiment: River City
Colors: Copic Markers in cool shadow, powder blue, antwerp blue, sand, cream, flesh
Embellishments: satin ribbon, paper roses, glitter snowflake, pearls & gems, lace, doily
Tools: Die Cuts by Nestibilities, border punch

The Challenges:
Anything Goes Challenge - color of blue and one more
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Bronte and Bella - favorite
Crafts and Me - anything goes
Creative Inspiration Paint - something new (pearl flourishes)
Crimbo Crackers - snowflakes
Digi Doodle - anything goes
Emerald Faerie Garden - floursihes and swirls
GingerLoft - winter
Lady Bug Crafts - bingo (ribbon, flower, punch)
My Mums Craft Shop - anything goes
One Stop Craft Challenge - winter wishes
Pollycraft - punch it
Really Reasonable Ribbon - sparkle and ribbon
Robyn's Fetish Challenge - anything goes
Secret Crafter - anything goes
Squirrel and the Fox - something new (pearl flourishes)
Sparkles Forum - anything but Christmas
Speedy the Cat - use a snowflake
Stamping with the Dragon - let it snow
Stamping for the Weekend - let it Snow
2 Sisters - winter colors
Top Tip Tuesday- anything goes
Victorine - Punches

Stay Warm Harted,


  1. Beautiful card Elizabeth - love the colours!
    Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

  2. Lovely creation! Thanks for joining us at SCSC
    Best Wishes
    Tracy x

  3. Hello Elizabeth! Your card is simply beautiful- love all those pretty wintry blues! New follower :)
    Heather (Your PIO DT sister)

  4. This. Is one of the most elegant cards I have ever seen. A work of art!

  5. Wonderful image and I love the lace and the snowflake! Thanks for joining us at MMCS


  6. Beautiful Card! Thanks for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

  7. Such a cool card with all those blues. Loving the way you have colored this sweet image:0)

    Thanks for playing along with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday.

    Hugs and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  8. What a lovely card, such pretty colours!

    Thanks for playing along with us at The Squirrel and The Fox, hope we will see you again soon.


    Linda xx

  9. Cute little girl, and great card. Thanks for joining us at "Robyn's Fetish Challenge";

    Laurence x

  10. Elizabeth, thanks a lot for your nice comment on my wedding card!
    Your card is so very pretty, too!! Love the color scheme and the elegance of it - the pearls, the snowflake, the doily, the pretty bow - everything is so well balanced! Great job!!

  11. Oh, and I forgot to say, that I really like your blog name!!!

  12. Simply beautiful!

    Thank you for joining Anything Goes challenge at Top Tip Tuesday!

    Happy New Year!


  13. Stunning card, love the chill;y feel it has to it, thank you for joining us at The Digi Doodle Shop Challenge over the Christmas and New Year period,
    Ruth x

  14. This is a beautiful card Elizabeth. Love the colour combo and bow, doily and image. Thanks for playing at Digi Doodle Shop's Best and good luck. Hope to see you back thursday for a new challenge. Hugs Bettina xx

  15. Hi Elizabeth! thank you soooo much for stopping by my blog today! I am soooo Happy to be on PIO with you all!! and LOVE LOVE LOVE your card totally! its awesome love the colours too! :0) hugs me x

  16. What a lovely snowflake--winter card! Thanks for joining us at Speedy the Cat's Challenge!

  17. hi Elizabeth, thanks for stopping by my blog! this is a gorgeous card, the image and your colouring is lovely :) Gemma x

  18. Hi Elizabeth!! I love this card!! Gorgeous DPs and design! And, of course, I love this beautifully colored Mo image!! Perfectly placed snowflakes!! I can see why this is one of your faves! So glad you could join us for our "end of the year" challenge at Mo's! Hugs. Pat Frank

  19. Super Card !!
    thanks for joining us at Bearlymine this time hope to see you next time too

  20. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me. Hugs Tracy x

  21. Beautiful card Elizabeth fab colouring!
    Thanks for joining us at LCI and good luck with the challenge
    Hugs Laurie xx

  22. OMG, this is so incredible beautiful. Love the image and colors. The bow is such a fab detail. Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

  23. What a beautiful card, that ribbon is just stunning. Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Forum and The Squirrel and the Fox, best of luck!

  24. Very nice card. Thanks for playing with us as MMCS challenge this week! Hugs!

  25. Awww this is so sweet. Love the image and all the detail. Thanks for joining us at MMCS Challenge.
    Diane xx

  26. gorgeous creation and just love the flourishes and swirls used, thank you for joining us at the Emerald Faerie Garden
    Hugs and Happy New Year
    Kate xx

  27. Beautiful, thank you for joining us at Anything goes for our blue + one other colour challenge, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

  28. I love the colours you have used on your image. Gorgeous card. Thanks for playing at SWTD.
    Hugs Nataliya

  29. This is a wonderful card! I can see why it's a favorite! Glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge.

  30. Such a pretty card. Love that bow! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

  31. Gorgeous card hun and i love the image and colour. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this time. Happy New Year to you and yours. luv gina xx

  32. Visiting from VO Stamps Victorine Originals #24 Punch Ch. Like the white doily used & the blue colors. Have a nice day.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  33. Your card is beautiful! Thank you for joining the Pollycraft challenge.

  34. Beautiful card...such cute images...thanks for joining us at SFC….


  35. What a beautiful card this is! Thanks for joining us at Little Darlings Challenge. hugs, Angela

  36. wonderful,awesome colors too..
    thanks for joining in on the emerald faeries challenge good luck Hugz Anita..XX

  37. Wonderful card! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers