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Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Happy Monday everyone!! I hope you all had a great weekend! I know I did!!  It was very busy after returning home from visiting my family and then having more company here but all the same it was fun.  Summers just seem to be crazy busy with lots of events planned!!

Anywho....I would like to share this week's Product Spotlight from Stamp and Create.
This week's Product Spotlight is: Sweet Pea Stamps! That means that
All Sweet Pea Stamps are on sale for 25% off!!!
For my creation this week I used Spring Witch from the Ching-Chow Kuitcollections.   I also used white silk ribbon, blue green mini prima roses,Prima - Mini Gypso - Mauve, large scalloped circle nestabilities, scalloped edge frame spellbinders and silver round spacers available at the store.
It's also time for another Monthly Challenge!! Every month Stamp and Create hosts a new challenge on the first Monday of the month.

This month's challenge is: Flowers!
This can be images of flowers, images with flowers, flower patterned paper, or just add some flowers to your project!
You must use a NEW card (no back linking please), and you can enter up to once a week. You are welcome to enter cards, tags, scrapbook layouts, 3-D projects, etc. You may use any does not need to be a stamp Stamp and create carries.
The prize this week is a $20 gift certificate to Stamp and Create

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

challenges I used for my creation:
Paper Sundaes~Stitching
 Alphabet Challenge~ Nature
Digi Doodle - Punch or cut me
Dutch Dare - anything goes
Mami Doodles - Anything Goes
Rosie D's- all creatures great and small
Corrosive ~Anything goes
Cowgirl Sunday~Animals and bugs
One Stitch at a Time~little pink
by the cute and girly ~ Animals
Paper Pretties - Glittery (please click on the picture to see the sparkle)
IncyWincy Designs~Summer fun
Crafty Ann's~ Lazy Hazy days of summer
Crafty Calendar~ Summer
Going Grey with ScrapCreations Challenge~anything goes with Basic Grey

YIPPEE! Your Next Stamp is turning ONE!  To celebrate, they have 
got a super FUN blog hop planned starting Thursday, August 5th to celebrate this exciting occasion. They need your help to spread the word!

The very talented Simonne has created this adorable blinkie

You can find the code Here 
All you need to do is...
  1. grab the blinkie code, place the super cute blinkie on your blog
  2. Add your blog link here and comment on this post on the YNS blog to let them know you're helping spread the word. 
You're name will then be entered into a random draw for a special new release stamp prize package! Karen will announce the winner on Aug 5th.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I hope you enjoyed my creation today. Should you join us at Stamp and Create for the flowers challenge, please link your creation here. We can't wait to see your creations.

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

Have a great day!!


CraftyC said...

Your card is gorgeous Chris. Love the delicate colours and pretty stamp!

Cheryl said...

oh chris hun this is just stunning,the image the layout perection,hugs cheryl xx

Cheryl said...

This is gorgeous,beautiful colours and love your fab colouring!!!
Hugs xx

Judy said...

Very very pretty. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.


Cindy Haffner said...


Heather said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Pretties challenge!

Jennifer {jennifer-g} said...

This is STUNNING. Wow wow wow! Love all the details - piercing, flowers, ribbon, etc. Your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks for playing with us at Paper Pretties this week!

chris said...

Chris its so pretty and gorgeous.

Ann Whitfield said...

Stunning card Chris - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Very pretty card Chris! Great job coloring that sweet image! I like the extra detail: the shimmer, the little beads & of course the flower bouquet :)

Crystal said...

Oh my goodness Chris you know I LOVE LOVE these images and you made her shine!! What a beautiful card and LOVE your cloud bg!!!! BEAUTIFUL sweetie!

Cheryl Walker said...

Beautiful card Chris!!!! I love the image you used,colors,and the layout!!!!

Hope you are doing well!!!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful Chris, gorgeous image colored beautifully. I love the soft colors and the dp is perfect! ~Diane

Becky said...

I love this image she is so cute..and gorgeous card.

Rachel said...

chris this is gorgeous!! you colored her beautifully as always and your paper choice is perfect!!
Rachel :0)

Gemma said...

stunning card! Thanks for joining in our challenge at One Stitch at a Time this week! Gemma :)

Danni said...

Gorgeous creation! It's so soft and pretty! Fabulous job!

fi's cards and crafts said...

stunning card an that stitching is simply amazing...thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes.


Marlene said...

This is beautiful, Chris!

Carol Ann said...

Gorgeous card I love the image and the papers you have used are just gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at OSAAT.
Carol Ann xx

Pattie said...

Beautiful card - I love the soft colors you used and the papers are so pretty - great job on the challenge - thanks for playing along at Paper Sundaes!

Deb Neerman said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Chris ... as usual!

Joy said...

what a lovely card. love the layout and the stitching. your cards are so perfect and neat! such a pretty image you chose and I love your coloring. have a great day!

Claire said...

Beautiful card, love the colours you've used
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's
Claire xx

made by fifi said...

another great card - thanks for joining in the alphabet challenge again this eek x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Chris this is excellent what gorgeous colours and image oh so beautiful thank you so much for sharing this with us at both Crafty Ann's and OSAAT
Lorraine x

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

Fantastic Card! Love the Image! Thank you for joining us over at BTC&G and Good Luck! X

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Chris! Such a beautiful image! All the details are awesome!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Beautiful creation, Chris!!! I love everything about this breathtaking masterpiece and oh my word did you incorporate a lot of challenge...WOW!!! You go girl!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful card Chris, loving the image, your design and colour’s are superb.

Hugs Linda

Alison (Groovycrafter) said...

Beautiful card!!!!!
Love your colouring..
Thank you for joining us at CSSC,hope you come play again
Hugs Alison

Lorraine said...

this is gorgeous i love the colours they are gorgeous,thankyou for entering with us at CSSC this week and goodluck huni xx

alicaz said...

wonderful! love this image - colors and wonderful and the stitching and coloring too!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Annette Bowes said...

Another stunning creations Chris, love these Sweet Pea images, gorgeous layout and such beautiful colouring. Thank you for joining us again this week over at Cowgirl Up Sunday Stampen Challenge, hope to see you again next week, take careX:)

Karen Howard said...

Wow, this is stunning! Love the pattern and the blue and white together! Thanks for playing along with us at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best! Hope you will join us again next week!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

This is just beautiful Chris!!! Love the colours, colouring and the flowers are wonderful!!!

明芳綠美 said...


Hannah x said...

Wow, I love the card you have made/ the colours are lush and the papers are gorgeous.
big hugs hannahx

KymKreates said...

Your project is just awe-inspiring! What is great about this image as you just change the colors and you can use her as a Halloween witch!!Thank you for getting Punched and or Cut up with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

DT Coordinator

PS: I am partial to these images as I am also on Sweet Pea DT!

Melodie said...

Super cute card, really fantastic.

Ann Kranitz said...

Chris, this is stunning!!! I really love the softness of the card. Hoping all is well. When does school start for you and the girls.

Tigger a(r)t work said...

Beautiful card, great coloring!!!
Thank you for sharing it with us at Cowgirl‘s Sunday Stamp‘en Challenge and i hope you will be back next week for our new challenge, with one of your great artwork!! :o)


Jóna said...

Love this card! So great in all ways !
Thank you for entering in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.
All the best, Jóna

Joni Parker said...

This is soooo beautiful!!!1 Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenge.

Pascale said...

Hi Chris I love the softness of this card such soft colours to use with this image. She is like the Good witch in all the fairytales we love. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle shops best challenge. Hugs Pascale

Tina said...

Positively stunning!

Rebekah said...

I so so love these sweetpeas Chris and with 25% off who can argue?! I love what you have done here so pretty and clean, excellent as always! Thanks for joinig us at OSAAT this wk hugs Rebekah xx

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Fab card! Thanks for joining us at DDSB! :)

Jodi said...

Very pretty coloring and card!! Your layout is awesome too!! I don't know how you keep up with all of those challenges!
Jodi =)

jo said...

So fabulous! Thanks for joining us this week at DDSB! Good luck! :)


Poppet said...

Gorgeous card Chris, beautiful papers, wonderful colouring and I love the stitching detail. Thank you for sharing your card with us at CSSC and we hope to see you again next week. :-) xx

Peggy said...

This card is so pretty. I like that you colored her in pastels. Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Nana said...

Great card and amazing coloring!
Thank you for joining us at "Paper Sundaes" this week. Hope to see you again!
hugs Nana

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

you ALWAYS have the perfect paper. this is gorgeous!

someone gave me this link....

she tells you 1-2-3 how to get back to your old blogger settings and you don't have to delete a thing.

hope you are well.

hugs :)

Jacki Randolph said...

Gorgeous!!! Love the soft colors in the beautiful papers and your image! Thanks for playing along with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

Amber said...

Super creation! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Amber DT

Katja of Katzz said...

So very pretty card! Thanks for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

Katja (DT)

Georgia said...

Wow, this is such a beautiful card! I love the gorgeous colours and sweet image! Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge this month! :) Georgia xx

Bonibleaux Designs said...

goodness I didn't think I was ever going to get to the bottom of the page LOL LOVE what you did with the Sweet Pea - I see so many of these images with real striking colors but I LOVE how soft and feminine you made this card!!

A.J. said...

Wow, there's so many comments here. It's not surprising though, it is a beautiful card with a very pretty colour scheme.

Thanks for joining us at OSAAT.

Crafty Creations by AJ

Angelwood said...

So stunning, Chris. This is such a lovely image and you've colored her beautifully! ;)

gerslittlesnippets said...

Really, really pretty card.
Thank you for joining in the By The Cute and Girly Animal Antics challenge this month.

Lil Sis said...

Wow this is stunning Chris love everything about it

Beccy x

Sheng said...

Love the pastels here. Fab card. Thanks for joining us at CSSC. Hope to see you next week.

Scrappy said...

VERY cute! Love the colors and stitching! :) So glad you could join us at OSSAT! Hope you'll be back for next weeks challenge as well! :)

Kristen said...

Chris, this is a gorgeous card! your coloring is fabulous. Thanks for playing in this weeks going Grey with Scrap-Creations!


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