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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Double D Challenge - Simply Gingham

Happy Wednesday All!
It's time for a new, fun challenge at the 

Hosted by Team Diane and today's theme is:

SIMPLY GINGHAM

here's a peek at our Inspiration Board ...
isn't it awesome!!



 I don't think I use gingham enough and it's such a
beautiful, timeless pattern ...

Here's what I've created for today's challenge . . .


 I once again found my images on Pinterest
and they both worked beautifully with the gingham papers I had in my stash.

How lucky was I to find this adorable little barefooted sweetie
dressed in the same gingham as the paper I had
and the watermelon just screamed summer happiness along with her little barefeet!

Sue Wilson Designs - Perspectives Collection - Happy

 I have used the Sue Wilson 'Happy' die set (CED8301) for my sentiment.


So there you have it!
Now it's your turn and I can't wait to see YOUR gingham creation!

REMEMBER:  As well as the design team choosing a Winner and Top 3 favorites from the entries, we have a fun prize to be given away to one lucky player which 
will be chosen by Random.org.  You will have to pop over to the Double D Blog
to see what prize Team Diane has up for grabs this time around!
ALL are welcome to enter, we will ship international!

Challenges to share in:
Deep Ocean Challenge - Colors of Summer (7/10/16)
Craft-Dee BowZ July Challenge - ATG with a handmade bow
Crafting From the Heart Challenge - ATG (7/9/16)
Craft Your Passion Challenge - ATG (7/9/16)
House of Cards July Challenge - Food, Drink and/or Colors
The Ribbon Girls Challenge - ATG with Ribbon (7/15/16)

Thanks for stopping by today!
Wishing you a fabulous day and week ahead!
As always . . .

Recipe:
Papers:  White cs, DCWV red gingham, DCWV green gingham
Images:  Pinterest

Accessories:  Craft-Dee Bowz bow maker,Really Reasonable red gingham ribbon, Michaels white wedding ribbon

20 comments:

  1. FANTASTIC! Love that sweet little girl picture, how cute! And watermelon....mmmm...who doesn't love that in the summertime!!!

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  2. I LOVE This card Darlene!! The red and black pair perfectly with the images you selected!!!

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  3. So fun her dress matches the rest of your card

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  4. Amazing card, love the pic and die used.x

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  5. Ah, such a happy design and the gingham in bold colours looks fabulous :-)
    Thanks for playing along with our card challenge at The Ribbon Girl!
    Kat x

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  6. Hi Darlene! Long time since we've chatted! I'm looking at cards on the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge and saw this. It is simply adorable! I love the layout and the colors you used. And, that double looped bow is superb! I'm glad you entered the challenge! Hugs, Gail

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  7. Beautiful card. The red, white and black are so striking together. xx

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  8. I love the layout and the colors on your card! Beautiful bow girl!

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  9. Love how you mixed the the colors and ginghams. you always find the best images. Fabulous card.

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  10. Super cute!! What a fun little dress, perfectly matching the gingham paper. You sure don't see that very often, well done. And over-the-top creative!!! LOVE it!

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  11. Gingham and watermelon go together like... well... gingham and watermelon! So cute that her dress matches, and love the gingham framing her picture. Fabulous, Darlene!

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  12. Gingham is great for summer, such a sweet photo!

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  13. Such a pretty card!!
    Have a blessed day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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  14. Your card is so pretty and in one of my favorite color combo's. Love the Pinterest pictures and of course, the gingham print.

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  15. This is superb Darlene! So pretty and summery with the red and black gingham. 

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  16. Sooo Sweet and colorful card! Thanks for sharing with us in the house of cards! Cheers. Paula

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  17. All that gingham is fabulous! I adore the summery images you used, too! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  18. I love the choice of colours and the use of gingham, thank you for joining us at HOC.

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  19. Thanks for sharing your happy gingham summery card with us as House of Cards.

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Thanks for taking the time to leave me some love!
Darlene