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Monday, July 12, 2010

Happy Monday Everyone!! I hope you all had a great weekend. I somehow managed to get a summer cold and have felt miserable but I till had a good weekend. We did get some of our much needed rain!! Woo hoo!!

Today I have a Product Spotlight to share with you over at Stamp and Create. Lacey is offering a sale on all summer stamps for 10-25% off! Here is your chance to get some of the stamps on your wish list at a discounted price.

Don't Forget Stamp and Create does have a monthly challenge!! On the first Friday of each month, we have a challenge for a chance to win....
...a $20 gift certificate to Stamp and Create!!

There are new rules to the challenge...You may use ANY stamp now!! Just please make sure to mention that you are participating with the Stamp and Create Challenge.
Kim (who won the first Stamp and Create challenge) is our guest and she chose this month's challenge...Stitching/Sewing: can be hand, faux or machine stitching!!

I used the adorable summer image from Stampavie called Josephine in the Watermelon Patch. She also used ivory crocheted lace, Basic Grey Indian Summer and Green at Heart dp. I just love these Stampavie images and just never can get enough of them. Unfortunately, time has been a factor in getting them inked up. I had so much fun water coloring this image!! The sentiment is from Ticket sentiments over at Whimsy (another fave set of mine for sentiments...Love the tickets!! I also incorporated this month's challenge of stitching.



For my layout I used the Friday Sketchers Sketch layout.
*Hannah friends- Unused (new stamp to me)
* Delightful Sketches- Bright summer colors
*Little Red Wagon- Nestabilities
*By the cute and girly-warm summer days
*Fresh Brewed Challenges- summertime
*Drunken Stampers- water- water on your image or use water color
*Creative Card Crew- to Die for
*Pollycraft Monday- Bold and Bright
*Friday Sketchers Sketch
*Crafty Calendar- Summer
*Speedy the cat- Punch it
*Cute Card Thursday- Summer or School's out
*Meljen's design's- Circles
* Paper Sundaes- Lots of Layers
* Crafty Creations- Make your own buttons

For more inspiration using this week's products Spotlight at Stamp and Create (Wags n Whiskers) please visit: Joy, Lacey, Jeanette and Sharon.

Thanks for stopping by today!! Your comments are greatly appreciated.

Have a great day!!

55 comments:

Julia Aston said...

so pretty! I love all the layers on this card - what a sweet image and lovely colors! thanks for playing with Speedy this week Chris!

Jan said...

Beautiful card Chris!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Very sweet, summery image. The patterned paper buttons are so cute.

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
These papers are exquisite. I love the image and the sewing is perfect. A gorgeous card.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Tina said...

What a beauty!

Carolyn Wolff said...

Beautiful card. I really like that little ticket. Thanks for playing along with us at Little Red Wagon!

Dawn Mercedes said...

fun zigzag!

Way to punch it up this week!
~~~Dawn
Speedy Cat's Friends!~~~

Angelwood said...

This is gorgeous, Chris. I love these images and you've created such a lovely and colorful card with her!

ps. feel better soon :( hugs, Angela

Amy Johnson said...

this is beautiful! I love the buttons you created and the sentiment ticket. So creative! Gorgeous colors too!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Very cute card! I like your punches~~ Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Nicki said...

Wow Mom!!This card is ADORABLE!!I love the colors,image,coloring,the lace,and the punching!!
Hope you feel better soon!!
Hugs,
Nicki

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Chrs, oh my goodness, this is such an amazing card!!! I absolutely love the colors you chose and your coloring....WOW! Every little detail on this card is fabulous!!! Hugs and blessings my friend, Sabrina

cardcrazy said...

Beautiful card, love that stamp! Thanks for playing along with the Drunken Stampers this week!

chris said...

Stunningly beautiful, love the buttons.
hugs chris xx

Joanne Travis said...

Your coloring and attention to detail is always so fabulous, Chris! I love this sweet image and layout.

Chrissy D said...

Very pretty details Chris. Gorgeous!

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, wow what fabulous colour scheme, gorgeous image to a stunning card. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Chris,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Deb Neerman said...

This is adorable, Chris ... love those cute buttons!

Liz Williams said...

Congratulations for being one of the winners last week on Speedy's Friends. This is a cute card too and so glad you played with Speedy's Friends again this week.

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

Oh pretty card, great colors and image and love your little 'Hello" ticket!! Very Kewl. SO sorry about your cold, hope it has a short visit. I will have to get over to stamp and create challenges, I have been MIA, I do have to say. Hugs, Jane

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

Hey girl! This is just the cutest! I love that image and your coloring is perfect! Hope you get past your cold soon. Hugs,

Silke Ledlow said...

Gorgeous card GF!!! What a sweet, sweet summery image and you made her look perfect with your coloring!!! Awesome details too!!! Hugs ~S~

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh so very PRETTY, great paper.

Joy said...

such a sweet card...love the layouts and the colors used for this fabulous card. thanks for the welcome back! love your new blog look and signature! have a good week!

Cec said...

Terrific card. Love the punched borders and the colour combination is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.
Hugs!
Cec

Crystal said...

how did I miss this beauty today Chris...AWWW She is soooo precious, and I LOVE the dp you used..Just beautiful!!!!!! Sending well wishes your way sweetie, we can't both be sick this week!!! Huge Hugs!

Crystal said...

Beautiful card, love your colouring! Thanks for playing along in the Paper Sundaes "Lots of Layers" Challenge this week :)

DeeDee said...

It's a beautiful card!

Thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends!

Hugs from Germany,
Diana

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cabio's craft corner said...

Stunning card Chris. Love the coloring of the image, it sure looks like a pretty outdoor scene and the stitching outline is beautifully done.
Hugs,
Cabio

Michele said...

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

Cheryl said...

So sweet,I adore this and your stitching is brilliant!!!
Hugs xx

Paula said...

beautiful card!!
Thanks for joining us at pollycraft x

Jaime said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for playing with CCC this week!

rosalien said...

This is so pretty. Beautiful colours and a great image. Thanks for joining DC.

Rosalien

HappyCrafter said...

FABULOUS card! All that stitching and the homemade buttons look great. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes!

Lauretta See said...

wow as i can see.. i love all your creations!!! this is stunning!!

thank you for joining us on the MELJENS challenge with this card also :) Good Luck!

Nicolchen said...

WOW...your card is wonderful :0)))

Thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends this week ;0)

Nicole

Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is just incredible,hugs cheryl xxx

Heather said...

Oh my this is just precious! I love EVERYTHING! Adorable image, beautiful papers, awesome layered border punches, sweet buttons. Thank you for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges!

Sprytebyrd said...

This is such a pretty color! Gorgeous card!
Thanks so much for joining us in our Circles Galore challenge at Meljen's Designs this week! Good luck!
Dee (Spryte)♥

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Chris
A gorgeous card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
hugs Dianne xx

Kiki said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! Love every little detail!

Thanks for playing with us at Hanna & Friends.

Hugs, Kiki

joey said...

Hi chris

gorgeous gorgeosu card i love that dp! and fab layout, thanks for joining us at pollycraft

Joey.x

Manuela said...

Wow this is such a lovely card! ♥

Thanks for joining us this week at Hanna & Friends.

Hugs,
Manuela

craftyb said...

Gorgeous card...your image is so sweet and I love your pp's! Super cute buttons...thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

Dawn B. said...

Chris these are so sweet. I love these stamps.. I hope you are feeling better.. We are getting LOTS of rain here.. Take care..

Annie said...

what a great summer card! thanks for joining in with us at CCT this week.
hugs, annie x

coldwaters2 said...

Absolutely gorgeous Chris the colours are once again stunning so is the lace I do like those buttons and of course the image is beautiful.
Hugs
Lorraine x

beadz said...

This is such a cute card! Nice summery colors. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges – Good luck!
hugs,
Gini

gerslittlesnippets said...

Great card. Captures the feeling of summer. Love the lace and the stitching.
Thank you for joining the BTC&G challenge this month.
geraldine

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Such a darling image and wonderful colors/DP. Love those faux buttons too! So happy you could have some fun with us this week at the Creative Card Crew!

Liz Williams said...

Chris, I always look forward to your delight cards. Congratulations on being a winner last week. We are delighted to have you playing along with Speedy's Friends.

Hannapanna said...

Gorgeous card. Love the design papers and the stitching. Thanks for sharing at By the Cute and Girly. Hugs Hanna

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