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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Today it is time for another Our Daily Bread Designs and Saturday Spotlight Challenge!! I hope everyone has been having a good start to their weekend!! It is hard to believe at this time last week we were having such a bad snow storm. Today is one of the warmer days and so reminds me of spring!!

Anywho... on to my creations and the challenges....

This week's challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light is....

a sketch. We are so excited as a team to be sharing our first sketch for the Shining the Light Challenge!! I know I personally love sketches and I hope you do to!! This is the first one I have ever created on the computer. How fun!!

This is my take on my sketch using the You are my Refuge set from Our Daily Bread Designs and the K&Co. Tim Coffey. The image was colored with my prisma colors and gamsol. The circle diagonal of the image is dp embossed with the Amazing Grace Hymn Stampset from ODBD. The sentiment panel uses the He Watches Me sentiment.
Card Recipe: Stamps: You will find Refuge, He Watches Me and Amazing Grace from Our Daily Bread Designs
Paper: K&Co Tim Coffey, Bitter Chocolate, Red
Accessories: Red Grosgrain Ribbon, silver baubles, red gems, Spellbinders circles, scalloped circles, and Lattice Border Die, Cuttlebug Vintage Corner die and Victoria Embossing Folder

Don't forget there is a $15 gift certificate toward stamps at Our Daily Bread Designs for one random winner if you are interested in participating. While we do not require you to use ODBD images, we would love to see them if you have them. You can link your creation here at the Our Daily Bread Designs Blog.

For more inspiration, please visit my dt sisters:


The Spotlight Divas would like to challenge you to think of "friendships" for your theme this week. When you think of friends or what friendship means to you, please show us that for your creations this week!

This week the sponsor is:

In Style Stamps

They have such sweet images and this week we were so lucky that they provided the dt with two images to use for our challenge!!

**One lucky winner from our challenge in Mister Linky here this week drawn from will receive FOUR FREE DIGITAL IMAGES from the In Style Stamps Store!** - please see the wonderful creations below that the Spotlight Divas made with some of these adorable images kindly donated by our sponsor! :)

I created this card using Mercy's Tuesday Sketch. The image is colored with Prisma color pencils and gamsol. The layers are bordered with glitter paper. I think if you click on the picture you can see it better. The sentiment is from SU.

Stamps: In Style Stamps Digital: Tricia and Renee

Paper: American Crafts and Die Cuts With a View, Bashful Blue, Martha Stewart Glittered Paper

Accessories: Spellbinders-Fancy Labels, Blue and clear Rhinestones


Saturday Spotlight- friendship

by the Cute and Girly- Think Spring

SSDS-Sparkle (click on the photo to see all the glittered paper)

Delightful Sketches- Kids
Practical Scrappers: Ink
Clearly Inspired challenge~square cards.
The Treehouse Stamps - Bling
Lexi's Creations - Anything Goes

Cute Card Thursday- Green
Stamp Something- girly
Penny's Challenge-green
The Pink Elephant- green

Cuttlebug Spot-green

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you are inspired by my creation to join this week's challenge. For more inspiration, please visit my dt sisters:

*Vicki (creator/coordinator)

REMINDERS For The Saturday Spotlight:
Be sure to place the DIRECT link to your creation in Mister Linky in order to qualify to win the prize from our sponsors or voting for the top 3 creations before Friday at 3 p.m.

If you upload your creation to an on-line gallery, please be sure to label it with the keywords SSHP21

Thanks for stopping by today!! I hope you enjoyed all my creations. I sure enjoyed creating them!! I hope you are having a great weekend!



Anonymous said...

Good morning sweetie!! :) I'm glad to hear you're getting sunny and warmer days!! We are too and I want to get out in it!! :) I just ADORE BOTH of these cards sweetie!! Your talent just knocks me out!! You have such a way with your layouts and are so amazing!! Thanks for another fabulous job!! Hope you enjoy your weekend!! BIG HUGS

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
These cards are beautiful. I never cease to be amazed by your talent. The first card is astonishingly beautiful. Gorgeous work.
Fiona x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh are these gorgeous! that bird is beyond words beautiful as are those colors and your friendship card is just stunning!

hope the sun is shining for you and the snow is gone. it is here - yay!!!!

have a fabulous weekend!

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris what a lovely pair of friends, love that image and the your card is gorgeous, beautifully coloured and so pretty. With love and hugs Shirleyxx

Crystal said...

Good Morning Chris, WOW girl you first card is sooooo stunning!! Awesome image, colors, bling, girl truly amazing!!! AWWW I just love how you used this darling image for the Spotlight Challenge....I love this color comob and they are just sooooo cute!!! Gorgeous work as always GF!!!! Hugs

Patter Cross said...

Love your gorgeous take on your sketch!!!! It is so rich and stunning! I can't wait to start using my sewing machine more too now that I have moved into my new room. Thanks for the great inspiration! Blessings,

Jessica G. said...

Gorgeous coloring on both cards, your DP choices are perfect, and I love the bauble accents!!

Kim said...

Hi Chris! Your cards are both just wonderful, as always! You did a great job on coming up with a sketch. Your card using it is awesome!

I love that blue glitter paper you used on the second card. Yummy!

So glad your weather is warmer, too! You deserve a break from the snow! ((hug))

Lori said...

Great sketch, should be a fun one! Your take on you sketch is beautiful, sweet bird. Your second card is so cute. Those kids are adorable! Thanks for the inspiration, Chris!

Silke Ledlow said...

Good Morning Sunshine :)!!! Both of your cards are gorgeous!!! The ODBD Sketch is neat and I'll try to play. Love your BFF card you made the girls look fab!!! Enjoy your sunny day!!! Hugs ~S~

Tanya Rudd said...

The color scheme on this card is just beautiful. Reminds of a sunny winters day.

Maria Matter said...

Fabulous cards Chris! love the bird song sentiment! You create the best designs!! Both are just beautiful!!!
Enjoy your weekend hun!
We're lovin' this sunshine too!
Blessings, Maria

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

I will say it again, "I don't know how you keep up and get so many BEAUTIFUL creations completed"!! These are absolutely awesome!! I just love your style! FANTASTIC!!! Hope you have a great weekend!

stampinfrog said...

Two beautifulcards Chris!But the first one absolutely Gorgeous!Love the bird image and your coloring is exqusite!Love the sketch!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Wow! This is delightful! What a beautiful 'friendship' card!!

Erin... said...

Love them both Chris!!! I am always blown away by your fabulous stitching! Hope this weekend remains a lot better than last weekend and thanks for joining in the fun at Stamp Something too!

Shawne said...

Stunnin Chris! I absolutely love this dp and how you just brought it to life using the red jewels! Brilliant!

ChristineCreations said...

How you've matched the designer paper to the bird and those dew drops is just gorgeous Chris!

Love your sweet spring colors on your next card too, so lovely!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

WOW, Chris, your take on the sketch is AMAZING. I am always amazed as on how you find the matching papers to your stamps...awesome!! I also love the second very are just an ARTIST and it does not matter what kind of stamp you pick up a masterpiece evolves every time. Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

dstandard said...

Beautiful cards - each of them - awesome!

Kerri said...

Both are STUNNING, Chris! I love the dp you paired with that darling bird, and your coloring is gorgeous on the second card! What a sweet image! Have a wonderful weekend : )

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Chris what wonderful cards I love them so much the colours are beautiful so are the designs wow...gorgeous.

Lorraine x

Kim said...

OMG, your ODB card is so gorgeous!! Love the fun sketch you all have up this week! Your bird and the sentiment are perfect reminders that Spring is right around the corner!

You SS card is darling, love the image and the fun yummy papers!
Thanks for playing at Penny's Challenges and practical Scrappers!
Kim xXx

dolcreations said...

How do you do after post!
These two cards are so nice! You have such a talent that is for sure! I love coming each and everytime you have a post! It is like a cup of coffee in the morning...gotta come and look!

cabio's craft corner said...

Wow, Chris, you sure did two fabulous cards! Love the elegant style on the first one and those add on rhinestones are great. The coloring on the second one is so very cute :o)


Danni said...

Such wonderful, beautiful cards! Fabulous!!

Annette Bowes said...

Hi Chris, another two stunning creations, love your layouts, gorgeous colouring of your bird image, just beautiful with such a lovely sentiment, take carex:)

Cheryl said...

wow chris hun totally stunning creations love the layouts gorjus colurs too hugs cheryl xxxxx

Lisa said...

wonderful job o the cards, thanks so much for joining us at DS

Grace said...

Two fabulous cards as always Chris! Love love love what you did with the Chickadee and that dp... and the bling! The second one is adorable!!!

Katie Renz said...

What two wonderful cards you made... you've been busy :)

maxine said...

wow beautiful cards thanks for joining us at lexis

Tina said...

Each card is so beautiful!

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely beautiful once again.

pinky said...

Two gorgeous cards, so different from each other but both very appealing. Thanks for playing along at BTC&G

Georgie said...

Great cards thanks for playing along at Lexis Creations

Julie said...

2 stunning cards. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches and Challenges.
Julie x

Rachel said...

Hi Chris! Such a gorgeous kid's card!!! Thanks so muchf for playing along with us at Delightful Sketches & Challenges.

Leann said...

Gorgeous cards!
Thanks for joining us over at CCT :D
Hugs x

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Beautiful details, girl! As always, nothing short of amazing!

itsabrt said...

Chris these are divine! I absolutely adore the second card those images are so cute! Have a wonderful week! Beth

Michele said...

Such gorgeous cards Chris. Love the colours you've used and the details also. Hugs Michele x

Silli said...

Wonderful cards dear Chris, I love your coloring, love your work. Hugs and happy monday!

Penny D. said...

I love them both!

Thanks for joining us this week at Penny's challenges!

Jodi said...

Both of your cards are so pretty! I love your coloring on the second one!!
Jodi =)

Katie said...

More fabulous cards!
Thanks for playing at Delightful Sketches and Challenges and in The Treehouse!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Hi,i`m nicki (glowbugs) daughter.Love the pinks and greens,awesome take on the ODBD sketch!
Cute image and I love your coloring!!

Lisa Foster said...

More Cuties!!! Chris you just rock, GF!

Wendy said...

More fantastic cards Chris!! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Sketches and Challenges!

Lora said...

Both card are beautiful!
Thanks for joining us at BTC&G this month.
Lora x

Santaread said...

Chris the cards are beautiful thanks for sharing.

Rhonda Zamora said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful card.


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