Thursday, November 1, 2012

The Play Date Cafe Challenge PDCC156

What a lovely 'pastel-y' week we had with you here
in The Cafe for Challenge #155.
Your entries were all so very 'yummy' indeed!

Now it's time to shift gears a bit and head towards Autumn
This Week's Suggested Colors ...

Cinnamon ... Squash ...Vanilla ... Sage

Before we move on, it's quite amazing to know that
three months have gone by since our most current
Private Blend Designers
were invited to be a part of our exclusive design group!

We have adored having both

Amy Tsuruta
Connie Mercer

with us and we know they have inspired you to
come play along. We've watched an influx of
Clean & Simple Stamping along with beautifully
creative layouts join our designer gallery
and we thank them for all they've meant to us.

Please take a moment to let them know how much
they will be missed & wish them well as they
continue on creative adventures into the coming new year!

We are happy to welcome back one of our terrific
sponsors who brings stamps for all of our designer
to create with ...

DRS Designs - a family owned company since 1950 - 
boasts hundreds of original rubber
stamp designs. All images are available fully mounted, completely unmounted or mounted
on cling cushion and are proudly hand crafted in the USA. 
Our rubber stamp collection includes a wide assortment of images including sentiments for all occasions, easy
background designs and fun technique stamps such as our 
stained glass and plaid designs.
The DRS Designs website features a huge card sample gallery, online demos and tips, a secure shopping area and more. Be sure to visit our daily blog with posts from our fantastic
design team for inspiration and ideas.

Our 'Cup of the Week' will win ...

Many of our designers played with stamps
directly from DRS Designs and we
know you'll be inspired by their creativity so.... 

Now for inspiration 
from our Design Team...

Private Blend Designer
Connie Mercer

Private Blend Designer
Amy Tsuruta

Jen Cuthbertson

Jocelyn Olson

Lynn Adams

Rachel Kleinman

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Join us again tomorrow as we 
announce the 'Cup of the Week'
and Honorable Mentions
here in The Cafe! 


  1. Thanks for letting me play with such a spectacular team! I truly enjoyed my time with all you ladies!

  2. Thank you Julie!!! I have enjoyed my time at the PDCC!!! Keep in touch!!

  3. Thanks for the fabulous challenge--gorgeous fall colors! Amazing DT inspiration, too! :)

  4. I have already entered my interpretation, thanks for giving me so much fun:)))

  5. Thank you for the amazing inspiration! And thank you for the fun challenge!!

  6. I love these rich colors! It was so much fun to play along.

  7. we'll miss amy and connie! thank you for so much inspiration and talent!

  8. HUMM!! Not sure but I think I missed the link!!?? My time says 11:39 so I should still have 20 min.?? Oh well I still had FUN making my card!! THANKS for the FUN challenge and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)