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Saturday, August 21, 2010
Happy Saturday Everyone!!  I hope you are all enjoying your weekend!!  I know I am.  This post has been prescheduled and the family and I are away camping.  I am not creating too much right now and tried to get way ahead before leaving.  I am however able to visit your blogs since I do have internet access.  Woohoo!! Lovin my new laptop!!

Anywho...today I would like to share a new challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light Challenge.  


This week's Challenge:

This week the team is challenging you to use punches or dies on your creation.  Now isn't that just easy peasy!!
 

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, August 26  . 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.

Now on to my creation:
 


I always enjoy visiting blogs that create clean crisp cards with just a little detail, that I decided to give it a go myself.  I don't do this too often but I think I like how it turned out.  I used the Harvest Blessings and
Light from the Full of Grace collection from Our Daily Bread Designs.  The sunflower image I did not cut out by hand!! I actually used a die now available at Our Daily bread Designs.  It made it so much easier and less labor intensive!!  The image is nested in the Labels 11 Spellbinder die
which is embossed with Divine Swirls (Cuttlebug). My card background is dry embossed with a vine. The ribbon is SU Crushed Curry.
 
For more inspiration, please visit the challenge team:
Thanks for stopping by and for your comments!! Have a great weekend!!


Blessings,

29 comments:

Dezinaworld said...

What a gorgeous card, you added a bundle of sunshine to this beauty
hugs June xxxx

Chrissy D said...

Good morning Chris! This card is so beautiful and cheerful. What HOPE this sentiment offers to those who are in need of encouragement. Praying for you this weekend. I hope you have a BLESSED day! (((HUGS))) my friend!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
The contrast of the bright flowers against the white background is gorgeous. What a lift this card gives to a very drab Scottish day.
Hugs,
Fiona x

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! Chris, this is sooo stunning girl!! LOVE the colors and the texture on this!! You always really ROCK your creations girl!! Have a wonderful weekend sweetie!! HUGS

Kim said...

This is so true!!! YOur sunfowers are beautiful and so is the ribbon! Another lovely creation!
Blessings,
Kim xXx

Our Little Inspirations said...

The picture of this card just jumped right out of my reader this morning! WOW Chris, this is fantastic! I love everything about it!!

CHARITY CRAFTER said...

This is such a bright and cheerful card (Sunflowers are my favourite flower) x Leigh x

Francie G. said...

Such a bright and beautiful creation, Chris! Love the sewing! Such a wonderful inspirational verse! Hope you have a marvelous weekend! Hugs!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Chris.

Hugs Riet.xx

sallysbitz said...

Beautiful cheery card. Love the bright colours xx

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Chris, my friend, you have done it again...this is so fresh and fun and the sentiment is perfect to make someones day a brighter day!! Enjoy your time away and relax!!! Have a fabulous weekend!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Chris this is so beautiful those sunflowers with the ribbon and wonderful sentiment is just pure perfection.
Hugs
Lorraine x

stampinfrog said...

Gorgeous card Chris!I love the sunflowers and all the texture!
Hope you having fun camping!Be Safe!
Hugs,Connie

Becky said...

Chris this is gorgeous, love the embossed background on this.

Lynne in NI said...

What a beautiful happy card! Love the sunflowers and the verse is just perfect!

Amy Sheffer said...

Oh my goodness, this is incredibly gorgeous, Chris! Such a fresh look! You've got the Midas touch, girl!

Cheryl said...

oh wow this realy is incredibally beautiful hugs cheryl xxx

Amy Johnson said...

Wow! What a beautiful card, and that quote is just so inspirational! Have fun camping!

Lori said...

Beautiful, Chris! I love your more 'simple' card, right! Haha, simple for you is fancy for most people. The sewing is great and the die cut is awesome, can't wait to see more of those. Internet while camping, can't beat that. The best of both worlds, have fun. :D

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, wow they look almost real, fabulous card. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Lagene said...

GORGEOUS Card!

Mickie said...

Very very pretty Chris!

Tameko said...

Absotuley beautiful. Love all the details. Great sentiment.

Melodie said...

This card is sensationell. Great compliment.
Hugs
Melodie

Patter Cross said...

Love how you added the yellow ribbon. It really pops with the white card and your gorgeous coloring! Just beautiful, Chris! Have a blessed week ahead!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

GORGEOUS!! Love all that white space!

Basement Stamper said...

The sunflowers are beautiful!!! Gorgeous card.

Crystal said...

Oh my goodness are those not some stunning sunflowers..your coloring is AWESOME!! Great design too sweetie!!!! You rock lady!!!! Big Hugs!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Love all the white!

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