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Monday, March 4, 2013

PDE & PPT Ch#5

Craft It Up & Link It Up Party... HERE
PDE & PPT Ch#5 Project Post... HERE

Pause Dream Enjoy (PDE) 

Ch# 5 For the BOYS
Begins: Monday, Mar 4
Ends: Sunday, Mar 17
Winner announced in the PDE WINNERS Page Tab
Prize MFPS "Buried Treasure" stamp set
(must have a USA address)

Paper Playtime (PPT) 

Ch#5 Anything Goes
Begins: Mon, Mar 4
Ends: Sun, Mar 17
Prize $15 Gift Cert. from The Robin's Nest
Winner announced in the PPT WINNERS Page Tab

Here's my project for both challenges!

  • A2 size POSTCARD 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"
  • Black mat cut @ 4 1/8" x 5 3/8"
  • Dot mat cut @ 4" x 5 1/4"
    • Dino p. 51 cut @ 3" (googlie eye added for fun)
      • Adhered with foam tape for dimension
    • Grass p.45 cut @ 1 1/2" (edges inked with Tim Holtz Peeled Paint distress ink)
    • Tree p. 51 cut @ 3"
      • Gemstones from Hobby Lobby for coconuts
    • Sun p. 96 cut @ 1 1/2" with shadow
    • Red rhinestones added for "Heat"
  • EK Success Journal & Bracket punch for sentiment 
    • Edges inked with Walnut Stain Tim Holtz distress ink
    • "A Day At The Beach" set stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Thanks so much for stopping by! :) Janis

Oldie But Goodie Challenge - 2W, must use something at least 6mts old  & state what it is- Bright Colours (Week 2) (Tues) (Create A Critter cartridge is over 6mos old)
Party Time Tuesdays - W3E (2E anything goes wk) - PTT #109 Anything Goes (Tues)

Challenges 4 Everybody - 2W, 3C - Always Anything Goes  (Sun)
Crafting When We Can - 2W, 2E, C5 - (1st week) Earth, Air, Fire, Water (ends 16th March) (Sun)
Great Impressions - M, 3E, SIO - (March) Going Green (use green colour and/or something recycled on your project) (ends 30th March)  (Sun)
Craft Your Passion - E3 - #152 Use Odd number of embellies (Mon) (3 COCONUTS)
Created With Love - 3E, C10 - #31 Anything Goes (Mon)
Make My Monday - C6 - Inspired by Nature (Mon)


  1. Too stinkin cute. Love the dino.

    Have a great day.
    Hugs Nana
    ♥ My Crafting Channel ♥

  2. I love this! Your dino is so cute! I love those coconuts and how you put bling on the sun! Fabulous!


  3. Hello Janis. Fab card and full of wonderful bright colours. Thanks for sharing at Created with Love, Sandra xxx

  4. I love this card! The little dino and the 3 coconuts in the tree are just perfect! Thanks for playing with us this week at Craft Your Passion and being ODD!

  5. This is so stinkin' cute, Janis, it makes me smile!! I love the purple dino!! The coconuts are fabulous!! Love, love it my friend!! Have a wonderful Monday!! Hugs!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  6. I love your dino. It makes me smile as well. I love the coconuts on the tree. Thanks for all you do!! Have a great Monday!


  7. Wow this is wonderful or Dino-mite as my grandson would say. He would love this card for sure. Great job. Thanks for playing along with us at Created with Love Challenges.
    Linda K.

  8. This is just too fun! LOVE your fabulous dino and all the gorgeous bold and bright colors you've used! Thanks for joining us at MMM!!! :)

  9. Cute cute cute!!! I so love your darling dino! Love the trees and the coconuts! :)

  10. Your little purple dino is making my smile. Love him.

  11. Janis, Adorable card. Love the dino!! Thank you for joining our Anything Goes Challenge this week at
    Created With Love Challenges


  12. TOTALLY Cute!!
    Have a Wonderful Day,

  13. Well, my LUB... YOU are hot, hot, HOT with this card!! It's adorable and I LOVE it!! :)

    Amy :) at

  14. Cute purple dinosaur. I love the way you blinged up the sun

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  16. Wow - what a stunning card - I love all those embelishments.

    Thanks for joining us at. Crafting When We Can

  17. This card is so stinkin' cute-I love it!!. A creative idea with the embellies you used for coconuts. Thank you for playing along in the March Great Impressions Stamps “going green challenge”.

  18. A fun, vibrant card any child would love to receive.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us at Crafting When We Can Challenges. :-) xx


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