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Saturday, April 16, 2011
 Happy Saturday Everyone!! It seems like a long time since my last post although it has only been two days.  Life has been very busy at our house with a lot going on and a lot to think about....

Anywho.....Today it is time for another Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light challenge~~

This weeks challenge: Make a card or project without any coloring. You may sponge a background or use colored ink to stamp an image but NO Coloring!!

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 21. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. If you are not using ODBD stamps, please do not enter more than once. Additional entries without using ODBD stamps will not be commented on or will they qualify for prizes.
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.As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing 1 to 2 creations to spotlight for our Shining the Light Award. In order to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by April 21 at 8 p.m. EST.If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC57. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.
 Card Recipe:
from Our Daily Bread Designs 
Paper: Prima- Botanicals, Old Olive and Baja Breeze
Accessories: SU Basket Weave embossing folder, jute, Martha Stewart Leaf Punch, Martha Stewart Butterfly punch, ZVA Creative blue roses, Labels 18 dies,  Spellbinders Grand Caliber, Fancy Tags 3 Spellbinders, Parisian Accents

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:
Lori- guest designer

To join the challenge, please link your creation here.

Thanks for stopping by!! Have a great day!!  Your comments are deeply appreciated!!



Cheryl said...

oh chris this is just stunning,gosh love the papers,and such amazing detail as always hun hugs cheryl xxxxxx

martina's kaartjes said...

this is one fantastic card ! great colors ! love it!
greetings, martina

Louise said...

WOW! Love this, stunning Chris! Love all of your beautiful detail :)
Hugs ♥♥♥♥

Denise and Louise said...

Another totally stunning card - I just love your creations. Hugs Denise xx

Julie E said...

Gorgeous. The colors have such a natural feel and the embossing looks so good!

Silli said...

OMG Chris, your card is so pretty, love the colors, love the image with the dies...FABULOUS!

Sandee said...

Goodness Chris this is sooo beautiful!! I love the stitching, the frame and the label, the embossing, the colors, and those cute little butterfly pearl trails!!! Love it Love it!!!!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Õhh girl this is GORGEOUS!!~~

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Saints Rule! said...

Beautiful creation! I particularly love the basket weave. It reminds me of those Easter baskets we would get as kids! The details are delightful. I really like the pearls used to highlight the butterflies. Have a great weekend!

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Lovely card, I especially like the textured dsp you created.

ChristineCreations said...

How pretty Chris, the blues and greens and subtle pattern are so pretty and the embellishment are so lovely!

Francie G. said...

Beautiful, Chris! Don't you just love this set! Wonderful spring colors and embossing! Have a fabulous weekend! Hugs!

CraftinGranny said...

Gorgeous creation Chris with a wonderful choice of colors and embellies. "Hugs" Carol

cabio's craft corner said...

How delightful!! Pretty layering of the lace trims on this card. Very elegant :o)

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Hey girl, sorry I let you down again this week :C:C..please forgive me, but I had a lot going on. I'll try to do better! Chris, your card is breathtaking in every sense of the word. I can see now why everyone wants this embossing makes everything POP!! I also love the way you have combined the Labels 18 with the Fancy Tags Three..looks amazing!! Have a blessed weekend my sweet friend!! Hugs, Sabrina

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Chris.

Hugs Riet.xx

Anonymous said...

Oh Another beauty Chris!! Love the embossing and the spring colors!! Gorgeous use of dies. So elegant!

Anonymous said...

Stunning card Chris!! Love the layout and the embossing.

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous Chris and quite different from your usual style but equally gorgeous!

Andrea said...

Wow This is gorgeous - Such beautiful colours and I love the way you have embossed the patterned paper.
Love, Andrea xx

Cheryl said...

GORGEOUS,love the colours and that wonderful textured paper!!!
Hugs xx

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous Chris! I love these colors together and you did a fantastic job with no coloring, what a great challenge!

Life does seem to be busier & busier, not sure how to make it all slow down! Time to re-evaluate again! Hope you get things sorted out in a way that is beneficial to all!
take care
hugs & blessings!!

ellabella said...

Another stunningly beautiful masterpiece - total perfection as always.

Summerthyme Studio said...

This is so strikingly Beautiful Chris



Crystal said...

I SOOOOOOOO LOVE LOVE these colors sweetie!!!! This is beautiful!!!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

I adore how you have the sentiment framed with that beautiful, ornate die cut! Beautiful!


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