Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Double D Challenge - When Skies are Gray


When Skies Are Gray

Add some gray and

 use patterns, textures, objects from inspired!
Well this was a fun one for me, as I love this mood board for this challenge.  I knew what I wanted to do immediately.  Sometimes that works for me.  How about you? 
Here is the card that I made for this challenge. 

Don't forget the inside. A little scoring and stamping makes it special
Here are the supplies that I used:
MFT Stamp and die Coffee Date
MFT Stitched Heart
MFT Perk up stamp for the sentiment
Stampin Up ink Going Gray
Simon Says Gingham stencil 
Memory Box Wrapped Scalloped Rectangles.
Glossy Accents, and Wink of Stella
twine from my stash

 Here is the prize that you could win if you just enter a project, you have a chance. 
Please take a look at more inspiration from the Double D team.   You will not be disappointed.


  1. I LOVE this...what a cute stamp set and card, I adore this card and it seems those stamps were created just for this mood board...perfection all the way!!

  2. Sometimes. Sometimes the card just takes me along for the ride lol I adore your card, you have totally captured the entire mood board, in color and design, those cups and the hearts. I loooove that sweet little heart on the mood board cup and yours on those perfect little mugs! Let's get coffee some time!!!

  3. This is such a happy little card, Barbara! Those cups are adorable and super love the background paper!!

  4. Fantastic! Love this card! What a fun & fabulous design ... certainly perked me up this morning ... thanks!

  5. This card is so perfect for the challenge. Nothing like your favorite beverage to pick you up when skies are grey. The gingham background and the heartsare perfect finishing touches.

  6. I love your card design. Even if done in gray and white it certainly looks like a ray of sunshine to me with that darling design and wonderful sentiment. I love the gingham and the cute cups you used on it too.

  7. Oh, Barb, I love this card! It is just so sweet with the gingham check and the sweet little tea cups! I've had a tough morning today, and this just made me happy to see it!! Hugs, sweet friend! xoxo

  8. Wow, you really nailed that mood board. I love that background, so awesome. And your cute coffee cups are perfect, as is the scalloped panel they sit on. And I think rounding the corners all around is just the perfect final touch!!

  9. This is adorable! I love the cups and, of course, the gingham. Beautiful card!

  10. Oh, that stencil is perfect, and those cute coffee mugs -- love! Really a darling card design, Barbara. You're so good!

  11. Wow, such a pretty card Barbara! Wonderful background for those cute cups. Perfect take on the inspiration board.