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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Happy Saturday Everyone!!! I can't believe one week in April is already gone! Wow! Where does the time go.

Today it is time for another Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light Challenge!!

This week the challenge team is challenging you to a sketch that I created.


To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, a $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for the prize must be submitted by Thursday, April 15 at 8 p.m. EST. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. While it is not required to use Our Daily Bread Designs images and sentiments on your creations, we would love to see them if you have them.
Here is my take on the sketch. I created a sympathy card for some dear friends who just lost their son using Praying for You from Our Daily Bread Designs and BG Wisteria paper.

Card recipe:

Stamps: ODBD Praying for you
Paper: BG Wisteria, lavendar
Accessories: White satin Ribbon from May Arts, Ek Success Wave border punch, MS Shell border punch, Spellbinders Lotus die, Spellbinders Label 8, bow easy, ZVA Creative pearls
Challenges:
Simple Doodles - inspire others
Stampin for the Weekend- Ribbons and bows
One stitch at a time- Anything goes
Stamping Vacation: Pick 3 (die cut machine, two pearls (two of one embellishement), faux or real stitching
Stamp Something- stitching
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday: Bought It, Use It (my Wisteria paper-I love it so I hoard it...LOL)
Tellen's Place: Anything Goes
Sew Many Cards Challenge/Lets see some stitching
Our Creative Corner - Bows

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:



We hope you are able to join us for this week's challenge. If so, please leave a direct link to your creation here.

Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comments!! Hope you have a great weekend!

blessings,
Chris

36 comments:

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
What a beautifully comforting card. It is gorgeous in those soft colours. I love it.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Karen W said...

Oh Chris this is just so pretty and elegant. What a beautiful card and I will be casing this as our area is mostly elderly and I need tons of sympathy cards every year.

Patter Cross said...

Chris, this card is amazing, and I know that the family receiving it will be touched by your love and sweetness show in the special touches on this card. Have a blessed day!

Mandy - Crafty Angel said...

beautiful card! I love all your different layers, beautiful effect, {{hugs}}mandyxx

Cheryl said...

OMG Chris you always amaze me with the elegance of your cards!!! This is just so beautiful and I am sure your friends will find some comfort,knowing that you are there for them!!
Hugs xx

Lori said...

I'm doing this today for sure, so I don't run out of time, like I did with last weeks challenge. Your card is fabulous, Chris, and this sketch looks like it's right up my alley.

Christine said...

Your use of layers with this sketch, and the sewing is just gorgeous Chris. I'm sure it was very touching for them to receive. Beautifully done!

Terry Oulboub said...

Chris, this is a beautiful card. The stitching stands out - very nicely done. The beautiful white bow makes it ever so elegant. So very lovely. I know your friends will appreciate your thoughtfulness, especially during their loss. Thanks for playing along with us at Tellen's Place! :-)

America said...

BEAUTIFUL and elegant and meaningful. I LOVE IT, and Im certain your friend will treasure this. :)

Kristine said...

This is so GORGEOUS as usual for you Chris! :) Love your classic elegant style. And what a neat sketch too!! I'm gonna try to play this week. *Ü*

Natalie said...

Chris! this is so amazing! the way you layer always blows me away...gorgeous gorgeous!!

Spyder said...

This is an amazing card Chris. Love all the layers, the colours and th stitching. Thank you for joining OSAAT's 'Anything Goes' challenge
(Lyn)

Francie G. said...

So very beautiful, Chris! Your stitching and details are amazing! Beautifully done!

LINDA said...

Such a gorgeous card.. Love the soft colors..Very lovely!!
Hugs, Linda

Susan's crafty chaos said...

Fab creation, and thanks for joining in the Anything Goes challenge at OSAAT. Don't forget to check back tomorrow to see who won and find out all about our next challenge :)
Good luck!

Nannieflash said...

Oh Chris your card is gorgeous and so beautiful in its sentiment and design. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Becky said...

WOW Chris!! Another fabulously amazing card. Love the panels and the stitching. And I love this sketch. Sketch challenges are my favorites.

Marlene said...

This is beautiful.

Wow - I was just at a stamp show this morning, and Our Daily Bread was there! (I bought some stuff from their booth!)

Sarah said...

Thank you so much for joining us over at OSAAT, Beautiful card and detail, pop back tomorrow for result and details for next challenge Good Luck
Sarah xx

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Oh my goodness, Chris, this card is so amazing!!! I love those soft colors together...they are so very soothing...just right for this occasion. I am sure your friends will treasure this card and know that you care so much!!! Gorgeous...just gorgeous!!! Hugs and blessings my friend, Sabrina

stitchy said...

Chris, that card is so from the heart, it's unbelievable...would make anyone that receives it know how you truly feel...amazing..thank you so much for sharing your beautiful talent with us at OSAAT..hope you will join us next week - good luck hun

stitchy xx

Our Little Inspirations said...

What a magnificent, beautifully detailed sympathy card! Oh my, the stitching and beautiful design elements are elegant and sure to bring comfort to the recipient in their time of need! Gorgeous!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Chris this is simply EXQUISITE girl!!! Such beautiful elegant colours and design - a truly gorgeous card for such a heartbreaking occasion. ~hugs~

Sandee said...

Chris this is amazing! I know your friends will be deeply touched by your thoughtfulness.

sam said...

Great card hun and thanks for joining us at OSAAT for our "anything goes"challenge.
Sam x

Cheryl said...

wow hun you make the most stunning and beautiful cards,bless you for joining us over at OSAAT love hugs cheryl xxx

Betty Wright said...

Stunning, Chris! WOW! Beautiful colors and design. I thought Wisteria had more hues of purples. I may need to get some of this stuff! Beautifully done! Thanks so much for playing FTTC!

jane said...

A lovely card Chris. Thanks for playing at Tellens Place
Luv Jane xxx

Joynana said...

Such a lovely card and sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place

Rose said...

oh this is stunning. so sorry you had to make it for such a sad occasion.
So glad you played along with us for our "Inspire Others"challenge on Simple Doodles. Hope to see you for the next challenge :)

Diane Gilbert said...

Beautiful! Thanks for playing along with Our Creative Corner this week!

RobinJ said...

Beautiful card, Chris! I especially like the die cut used behind the sentiment. Thanks for playing along at Tellen's Place!

blackdragon said...

beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Tellens place this week
xxxlynx

Denise said...

Oh Chris, this card is simply beautiful!! Great colors and layout. Very well done!!

So glad you could join us for the Stamp Something challenge.
Hugs, Denimo

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

This is juts lovely. Such calm, soothing colors. Love all the layers and stitching! Beautiful bow too for the OCC challenge. So glad you could join in the fun with Our Creative Corner this week!

Trish Hughes said...

another stunning card, thanks so much for playing along with SD.
trish

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