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Saturday, November 14, 2009
Good Morning!!! I hope you are all having a great beginning to your weekend!!!

Lucky me, I have not had a wink of sleep due to two sick little girls. While they have symptoms of a cold, they also have a fever making them sick to their stomachs. I have decided to not even attempt to go back to bed until my husband is up for the day. I don't know about you but I get bad headaches and it gives me nausea when I am woken up from a sound sleep. Hopefully they get over being sick quickly and I don't get it. This came on rather suddenly.

Well today is Saturday and it is time for another Saturday Spotlight with Hidden Potential Challenge. We as a team had such a good time looking at all the creations submitted for the "repeatedly useful" challenge.

Now on to this week's Challenge:

This week's challenge is to use your own stamps to make a "masterboard" or your own designer paper to create several cards/projects at once (you only need to show us one creation that displays part of your masterboard). This is a great opportunity to make headway on your Christmas cards, completing several at once with one masterboard.

Each of the design team members was provided digi's by Digital Ink Co.
I, this weeks sponsor. The random winner this week will have the chance to choose three digital stamp sets from their store. I chose to use this penguin for a get well easel card. My Masterboard was created using the Snow Swirled Stamp set from SU. The snowflakes by the penguin are created using the Martha Stewart Border punch. The sentiment says: "Sorry you are feeling under the Weather." and "Feel Better Soon!" Their is no designer paper on this card. The cardstock is Pacific point dry embossed with the snowflakes folder. The snowflakes scattered are snowflake stickers from K and Co.



I hope you have enjoyed today's creation and that it inspires you to create a master board of your own for this challenge. For more inspiration, please visit my dt sisters:

Should you create a card or project with a master board, please:

Be sure to place the DIRECT link to your creation in Mister Linky below in order to qualify to win the prize from our sponsors or voting for the top 3 creations.
If you upload your creation to an on-line gallery, please be sure to label it with the keywords SSHP07. Please Link your creation back to the Saturday Spotlight Challenge blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by and for all your wonderful comments!! I so enjoy reading them all!!! Have a great weekend!!!

50 comments:

chercroppin said...

Awww, that lil penguin is so adorable Chris! I love the that blue w/black and white...those 3 colors really compliment and highlight each other very well.

All of your details are perfect...I just love it!

Sorry to hear your girls are sick...and yes, I am like you....headaches if I'm woke up from a deep sleep (which isn't often)! Take care hun, and I hope you are able to get some rest! **hugs**

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

so sorry your girls are not feeling good and sure hope they get better quickly.

what a beautiful card. that pacific point with the snowflakes is absolutely gorgeous. but then, you know my feelings on ALL your cards!!!!

hugs,

Annette said...

Oh Chris he is adorable, so beautifully coloured in, just love those snowflakes! Love all your extra detail, stitching, lovely papers.
Hope you beautiful girls are soon well. Don't really sleep deep, get a few hours then the brain should be thinking about hubby's work but gets a tad distracted with all these wonderful challenges. Hugs to the Girls, take careX:)

Annette said...

p.s. Congratulations on you 2000 followers!! Well Done!! Take CareX:)

Jules said...

Hi Chris

What a brilliant creation - I love it!

I hope you have addressed it to your two girls!!

Hopefully you will catch up with your sleep soon.

Love Jules xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Fantastic Chris!! Love the little penguin and all the snowflakes! I really must give this easel card style a try ... you've inspired me once again!!
Hope the little ones get well soon and you are able to stay healthy too! Try to get some rest when you can!
Happy weekend my friend and thanks for ALWAYS inspiring us!!

RosesMarijke said...

Hope your girls are soon well!!

your card is beautiful!!

dolcreations said...

This card brought such a smile to my face. Absolutely adorable. That little penguin is just too darn cute! You have done such a great job at this easel job. Thanks for the inspiration! I hope your girls get better very soon!
Christine

Jane Wetzel said...

Hi Chris! This blue is gorgeous and I sure love these cards! Lovely stuff as usuall! Miss u and thanks for stopping at my blog! :) hugz, Jane

Jessica G. said...

Perfect masterboard with those snowflakes -- I had to look twice because I thought it was pre-fab DP! Sweet card; it definitely deserves to be on display with the easel card format!!

So sorry to hear the flu has invaded your household; hope everyone is feeling better soon and that mom can get some sleep ASAP!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

OMG!! I want and NEEED this darling penguin girl!!! I LURVES your card!! Those snowflakes make for a very quick and easy masterboard hun!!! Your creations are always fabulous girl!! Thanks so much for ALL you do...you rock!! Now enjoy your weekend hun!! BIG HUGS

Danielle said...

Awesome card Chris! I love that penguin image -his cheeks are too darn cute for words!! Great papers and another fabulous easel card to display your gorgeous work!
So sorry to hear your girls are sick - I really hope and pray everyone is feeling better soon. Make sure you look afer yourself too! Take care.
Hugs, Danielle

Jackie said...

This is awesome as always Chris! Love the image & colors you used....tfs!!!

Sew Many Cards said...

Awwwe, love the bold blues with this penguin. And the snowflakes add a great touch!!!

Angela
SEWN Toegether

Cheryl said...

So adorable,the image and snowflakes are gorgeous!!! I hope your girls get better soon!!
Hugs xx

Judy said...

Hi Chris,

Sorry to hear your two little ones are ill. I hope they get better soon, and that you find the rest you need.

This is a lovely card you did with Angelas'Penguin. You sure have done her proud. I just want to say on behalf of myself and the rest of the DICO team that we are honored to be a part of this challenge, and we thank you for having us.

joey said...

Hiya Chris

oh I do wish your little girls well real soon.xxx

Your card is gorgeous, beautiful detail and image

Joey.x

Debbie said...

Hi Chris I'm so sorry to here your little girls are not feeling good and sure hope they get better quickly.
Love your card,Hugs Debbie x

Risa said...

Hi Chris,
Your card is beautiful and such a cute image! I hope that your girls are feeling better soon! I am so tired of the gift that keeps on giving...meaning colds! *smile* Take care and try to have a nice weekend.
hugs
Risa:)

Shirley N said...

Your card is beautiful! I hope your girls are feeling better!!!

Crystal said...

AWWW this is adorable,,,loveyour colors girl and your easel looks amazing!!! Such beautiful work again girly!!!! OH my sounds like my Friday night was exactly like yours. Oh dear I am so sorry your girls are sick...Mine was in the bathroom all night and I was one and off asleep on the couch.....I had to go to bed after my hubby got up!!!!! Big hugs give those girls a hug for me!!! Btw FANTASTIC CARD!!!

Danni said...

Hope everyone feels better asap!!
Adorable card!!

Sandra said...

Very cute card!

Sure hope your little ones get to feeling better soon..

Kris said...

Everything about your card is beautiful Chris!! i love that penguin image... it's cute!! i hope the girls feel better! something's going around, since my eldest has a slight cold too... keep them warm and cozy with lots of love! hugs, Kris

Shelly said...

Beautiful card, Chris. The penguin image is darling.

I hope the girls feel better very soon and that you can get some rest today. I'm praying for all of you.

Dragonlady said...

Hi there,

Sorry to hear about your two girls being ill - no fun I know and I hope they are feeling better now. Hope you have had some sleep too.
Gorgeous creation with a fabulous image - so cute.

Hugs Ali x

Kerri said...

I'm sooo sorry your girls are sick :( I have a sick little one too~he had a high fever throughout the night which is always so scary. Your card is adorable, and I LOVE the dp you created. I think I'm going to have to CASE it : ) Get some rest!!!

Grace said...

This is adorable Chris! I love the snowflakes you stamped to make your own dp... gorgeous! Love the easel card too! I'm sooooo sorry to hear the girls are sick! I hope it's a quick one and not the flu! Sending them and you hugs and prayers for a quick recovery and that you stay well!

Our Little Inspirations said...

What a great idea to create a beautiful background with those gorgeous snowflakes! I love your richly colored easel card with all the perfect stitching and that penguin is just as cute as can be!! Here's hoping your little ones get well soon!

Cheryl said...

wow this is just gorjus again such detail stunning papers and colrs hope your girls feel better soon love cheryl xxxxx

Maria Matter said...

awww, you're poor babies and poor you!!!! Sending healing prayers your way, I hope it passes quickly!!! You take care sweetie!!!!

Your card is gorgeous and you did a fantastic job on your masterboard!!! Love the swirly snowflakes and of course everything else! lol
Get some rest!
Blessings, Maria

Tracey said...

I just love easel cards and yours is fabulous Chris!! What a cute penguin!! xx

Cathy said...

This is just adorable Chris! I love your coloring and the snowflakes that go so well with that sweet image. I hope your little ones are feeling better soon. I know about the headaches. I am prone to migraines triggered by lack of sleep. I hope you can get some rest soon. My little one has been sick this week too so I'm right there with you!! Hugs, Cathy

Cheryl said...

Love this one Chris! Snowflakes are so much fun to work with. Hope your girls are feeling much better now.

Sue @ McMahon Five Designs said...

Hope your girls get better quickly! Take care of them and yourself too! Beautiful card!

Desire Fourie said...

Such a creative easel card ... can't believe you haven't used any designer cardstock.
Hugs
Desire

Dawn B. said...

Awww I am so sorry to hear your little ones are so sick...That makes for a long day and night.. This card is adorable.. I love that image.. I wish I had used him too.. Really great job Chris.. Good Luck.

Connie M. said...

This is just so fun, Chris!! I still have to make one of these cards! They look soo fun!! Love the snowflakes with this little guy!!

Anne said...

Oh my, completely inspiring! I love the adorable penguin image!! I had to give the masterboard challenge a try and loved it!! TFS my friend!

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

Sorry about your sick household, hope you don't get it too otherwise you are going to have to send your beautiful easel card ( I love it and the coloring and image!!) to yourself. Take care, Jane

stitchy said...

Chris,
What beautiful cards you do, penquin is perfect in blue...thanks for making us proud at DICO..
hugz
stitchy

Michele said...

Gorgeous card Chris, love the image and the perfect colouring also. Hugs Michele x

Nannieflash said...

Oh Chris a gorgeous card, beautiful colouring and the details are fantastic. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

Jodie from Oz said...

Chris, wow such a beautiful card inside & out, the image is so sweet and your colouring amazing, love the colours and fabulous embellies. Hope you are all feeling better soon. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Rachel said...

OHHHH soooo adorable chris!!! this is a beautiful card and that penguin is so stinkin cute! I hope you all feel better real soon and you can get some much needed rest!
Big Hugz to you,
Rachel

Tina said...

Super fabulous. What great colors and an adorable image.

Pam S. said...

pretty paper Chris! adorable penguins!
Pam Going Postal

Jodi said...

What a cute image and wonderful easel card!! Love the masterboard you have made for the challenge!! Hope the girls get better fast!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Joan Ervin said...

This is sooo cute, Chris....the easel card showcases that adorable penguin perfectly and I love the colors, snowflakes, and awesome sewing!!! Hope your girls feel better soon...stay well!!!!

Nicola said...

Sorry to hear your girls are sick and I´m like you headaches if I´m woke up to early. I hope they get better quickley.

Hugs from Nicola

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