View Full Version : Recipe Card Challenge ~ April 2012
04-01-2012, 09:52 PM
Recipe Card Challenge Gallery (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=1042)
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Here are the instructions for this month's recipe card challenge/exchange:
1. Click HERE (https://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=13_189&products_id=11393&zenid=df063b938b2980ea80959962bcbda5c2) for this month's starter kit. The majority of your card(s) must be made with this kit to ensure all the cards “coordinate” with each other. Feel free to use additional CU items to enhance your cards (for example, brushes, actions, etc.). The starter kit will be free to those who used the prior month's starter kit to create and share at least one recipe card.
2. The general theme for this month's cards is your favorite EASTER or EGG recipes ~ the post below this one includes more information. Be creative and have fun with your cards! If you need different metal tags and don't have them from previous kits, send me an e-mail and I'll make them for you.
3. Design your recipe card(s) however you'd like. Include your name, forum name ~ whatever you want ~ on the card.
4. Create your original card at 6" wide X 4" tall (1800 and 1200 pixels) and save it as a 300 ppi jpeg, quality between 8 to 10. These are the print-quality cards that will be shared with all participants. You will also need to resize your card at 72 ppi to post in the gallery.
WHEN FINISHED with your card(s), do the following 3 things:
1. E-mail your print-quality, 300 ppi recipe card to [email protected]
so it can be included in the download file at the end of the month. Several participants have asked for blank copies of the cards you design, so if you're willing to send me both (with and without the words), that would be great!
2. Upload a picture of your 72 ppi card to the Recipe Card Challenge Gallery (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=1042). Please upload only your actual recipe card ~ not the blank cards.
3. Post a link here in this forum thread no later than April 30.
At the end of the month, all participants will receive a link to download all the cards created that month. Bon appétit!!
04-01-2012, 09:53 PM
I'm working hard at trying to be "friends" with pastels ~ these colors seem the perfect fit for a mini Easter kit and for my little "Peeps" candies! There are two general themes for this month's cards:
1- your favorite recipe to make during the Easter holidays -- ham, salads, casseroles, rolls, candy, whatever you'd like.
2- recipes that include eggs -- scrambled eggs, eggs Benedict, egg salad, or any recipe that has eggs as an ingredient. You could even do a card that includes special instructions on how to color Easter eggs or make sugar or chocolate eggs.
As always, anything goes! Be creative and have fun designing your cards -- I look forward to another month of delicious ideas!
04-03-2012, 05:22 AM
Oh this is so cute. Love it. Off to choose recipes. Rose
04-04-2012, 09:06 AM
This kit is too cute!
04-04-2012, 12:20 PM
Lovin this New Kit! Off to Get my Daughters Deviled Egg Recipe she plans to use on Easter at Our House after the Egg Hunt. :)
04-04-2012, 03:47 PM
Wow Maureen, it seems the kits are just getting more amazing each time. Thank you for taking time to do this for all of us! I know time is a precious and short thing we all have now days! Thank you, pigluvr
You are a joy to work with and your kits are the greatest! Thank you and I will get my recipe done soon.
04-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Thanks for yet another great kit :)
<img src="http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/Unleavened-Bread.jpg" />
04-05-2012, 10:19 PM
Hmmm, that didn't work out :) Lets try this http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/Unleavened-Bread.jpg
04-06-2012, 06:25 AM
What a cute kit! Thank you :)
Now I need a recipe. I'm not an egg fan, but I have one or two recipes I do like...
04-06-2012, 03:46 PM
Here are mine:
04-06-2012, 10:48 PM
I loved this month's palette - thanks, Maurine.
04-07-2012, 01:52 AM
Wow, jimmyrose a lot of cute cards & recipe there ! :D
Now I need to find recipes to work with this cute kit !
04-07-2012, 02:30 PM
04-08-2012, 07:30 AM
Here are mine
Mini Wonton Quiches (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p95357-mini-wonton-quiches-.html)
Mini Frittata Crostini (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p95356-mini-frittata-crostini.html)
04-08-2012, 03:48 PM
Here are mine for this month:
04-08-2012, 09:01 PM
the hearts were so cute, had to use them more that once.
04-09-2012, 09:14 AM
I had fun creating this lil' card for your challenge. I too am not a pastel kinda woman, but enjoyed your kit none the less.
Pastry Puff Eggs (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p95406-pastry-puff-eggsapril-2012-recipe-challenge.html)
04-09-2012, 02:17 PM
Here is a recipe I made just this weekend.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/medium/PB_eggs_sm.jpg)
gallery link (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p95430-chocolate-peanut-butter-eggs.html)
Here are a few other recipes from challenges past that are EGGsellent!
Creamy Eggs on Toast (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/medium/CEggssm.jpg) from Feb 2011
and Egg in a Mug (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/medium/EggMugsm.jpg) from Jan 2012
04-10-2012, 10:56 AM
My entries. To explain one of the entries. I wanted to pay tribute to one of my favorite artists, Thomas Kinkade, so used one of his prints as a backdrop in the window card. The 'sun catcher' features a recipe that a next door neighbor gave to me many years ago when I lived in a previous town. They are both gone now resting in God's presence and both affected my life more than they can possibly know.
04-10-2012, 02:38 PM
The cards are looking wonderful this month! Great job, everyone!
04-11-2012, 12:14 PM
Another great kit, Maurine. Thank you.
My recipe is for Egg Salad Burritos.
04-13-2012, 04:36 PM
Here is my card for this month. Thank you for another great kit and challenge.
04-13-2012, 11:02 PM
Here is a quick Egg recipe. No real science, just three ingredients, make it how you like it.
Eggs and Noodles (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/medium/Egg_Noodles_Sm.jpg)
gallery link (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p95676-eggs26amp-3b-noodles.html)
04-15-2012, 08:48 PM
I'm a little late getting started on the challenge this month, and I just opened up your kit, Maurine--it's Amazing!!! You come up w the best papers and elements! Thank you so much for an awesome kit to use!
04-16-2012, 03:43 PM
Just couldn't stop at two! Here is some candy for you all at Easter time. Recipe courtesy via Taste of Home :D
04-17-2012, 07:26 PM
Maurine - the kit is adorable! Thank you for sharing it with us! Here's the link to my recipe card for Corned Beef Hash & Eggs - yummy! http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p95915-corned-beef-hash26amp-3b-eggs.html
04-18-2012, 05:09 PM
Oh, the little bunnies are so adorable :) here's my card with them peeping ^^
04-20-2012, 01:58 PM
Here's mine, Maurine. Thanks for another cute kit and fun challenge!
04-21-2012, 08:41 PM
This is one of my favorite lunches.
04-22-2012, 09:35 AM
Here is mine:
04-22-2012, 12:44 PM
I'm getting hungry just seeing all the great recipes this month!
Here's my first recipe card for the April challenge
04-22-2012, 12:55 PM
I couldn't help but do another card--the kit is so cute!
Here's a great Easter (or anytime) dessert--there's an egg in it!
04-22-2012, 02:57 PM
Here is mine. If I have time I will try to do another. Enjoy!!
Baked Caramel French Toast (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96174-baked-caramel-french-toast.html)
This is a cake we make every year for my late husbands birthday in April. I meant to have a photo to go with the card, but we ate it all before I thought about the photo.
04-23-2012, 12:18 PM
Here is my submission for the recipe challenge for April 2012.
04-23-2012, 01:38 PM
wow everybody's cards look so great.
04-23-2012, 03:04 PM
Love this challenge and Maurine's great kits.
Egg & Cheese Bake (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96201-makeyesup-egg26amp-3b-cheese-bake.html)
04-23-2012, 03:16 PM
Here is the link to my card.
I haven't entered a challenge in quite some time and I am anxious to get all of the lovely recipes and cards.
ps: I can see by the cards already posted that you all have much more creativity than I have. They are lovely!
04-24-2012, 10:42 AM
Loved this month's color palette!
04-24-2012, 10:57 AM
I thought sure I had uploaded mine. Maybe I just forgot. Here is my recipe, under the wire.
04-24-2012, 08:03 PM
04-24-2012, 09:07 PM
An easy way to make perfect hard boiled eggs every time!
04-25-2012, 08:09 AM
Here's mine. I don't like eggs very much, so I did only one recipe this month.
04-26-2012, 02:19 PM
Maurine, thanks for all your work. I love your recipe kits and use them all the time.
Gallery link: http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/member-galleries/p96305-funny-pancakes.html
04-26-2012, 10:07 PM
Thanks again for another cute kit. Usually cook from a box, so this is about the extent of my egg recipes. Even had to call my mom to find out how to make hard boiled easter eggs, definitely could have used the hard boiled recipe card. http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/data/1042/medium/RCC_4-12_french_toast_low_res.jpg
04-27-2012, 09:21 PM
Thank you so much for such a beautiful kit. Here is my recipe card:
Here is my blank card:
04-28-2012, 08:47 AM
Here's mine and it's not even the last day of the month!!!
04-28-2012, 07:17 PM
I finally forced myself to get several flower beds cleaned out today, which was a lot more work than I expected. The only motivation I had was taking a break between sections to come here and get caught up leaving comments and admiring your beautiful cards! You truly made bits and pieces of my day perfect! Wonderful job, everyone - love all the hard work on our cards and the great recipe ideas shared!
04-29-2012, 01:14 PM
Another great kit Maureen! Thank you for taking the time to do all the hard work so that all of us can enjoy it. pigluvr
04-29-2012, 01:16 PM
Here is one more. I thought I had posted these already and didn't so now I am late, sorry. pigluvr
04-29-2012, 02:47 PM
Here are my cards for this month. Such a fun kit to work with. Thanks again.
04-29-2012, 05:17 PM
Here's mine- great with Easter Ham! Thanks for the adorable kit.
04-30-2012, 11:16 AM
OMG! Now I find this LINK! LOL Sorry, I think I posted originally in the wrong spot.
anyway... Here's the LINK (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96534-prev-cm12-beignets-2012-04.html) to my recipe card preview.
Maurine, This is such a GREAT IDEA...ty so much for thinking of it!
I am excited to see what you will be having for May! :-)<3
04-30-2012, 03:03 PM
Here is a great egg bake recipe for two. I modified this from a recipe I found in Taste of Home.http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc400/domjander/Web%20Recipe%20Cards/AppleBaconEggBake_WIP.jpg
04-30-2012, 04:01 PM
04-30-2012, 07:46 PM
Here is mine, finally.
Can't wait for all the cards. They look wonderful.
04-30-2012, 10:46 PM
http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96561-psrecipe-4-12-copy-with-recipe-72.html (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96561-psrecipe-4-12-copy-with-recipe-72.html)Thanks for the fun challenge. This is my first upload so I am not sure it will work. Here goes:
05-01-2012, 06:05 AM
These are so much fun for Easter.
05-01-2012, 06:23 AM
At Easter we like to BBQ a Chevin Rump Roast. This is the Marinade Recipe I created when we were raising Romney Sheep. It works just as well on Chevin as it does Lamb and every other meat I have tried it on
Off to upload this and the blank for sharing.
Visit in the Gallery Here (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96586-apc-meat-marinade.html)
05-01-2012, 12:25 PM
Got it done!
05-01-2012, 01:24 PM
Here is my contribution.....thanks Maureen!!! You are the BEST!!
05-01-2012, 01:30 PM
I GIVE UP!!
05-01-2012, 04:09 PM
I finally took the time to get a card done myself! Geez, where does the time go?? Here's the link to my recipe for Cadbury Egg Cookies (http://www.digitalscrapbookingstudio.com/gallery/recipe-card-challenge/p96722-cadbury-egg-cookies.html).
05-02-2012, 09:51 PM
Well, I began this month worried about the pastel colors in the kit, and I end the month totally in love with them. I'm amazed at the creativity and talent you each have! Thanks for taking the time to participate in this month's challenge and for the delicious recipes you shared! And with that -- this challenge is officially closed!
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