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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Happy Sunday all!!!

I hope you have been enjoying your weekend!!  It has been a very busy weekend decorating for Christmas, participating church events and having family over.  

Today I am popping in to share this week's Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge.

Marilynn is our host this week!! I know you will be inspired and lifted up with her devotional as she inspires and makes me think each time I read her Sunday posts.  She has chosen the verse: Luke 2:11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.

This verse says it all...it is the true message of Christmas.  God gave us the greatest gift of all by giving us His one and only son to come to earth as a human and make the greatest sacrifice for us all.  He later died for us all to forgive our sins.  All we need to do is Believe on Him.  As you listen to the old familiar Christmas carols and celebrate the holidays remember to thank Jesus for  the true reason for the season, our Lord's humble birth.

Marilynn challenges us to create a card or project with a birthday theme.

Here is my take on the challenge using the adorable Henry Celebration Mouse from Whiff of Joy.


I colored him with copics.  I gave him a vintage flair with distressing, embossing (soft swirls folder), stitching and faux stitching.  The leaves are created with the Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish.  The dp is Prima Sparkling Spring.

I hope you enjoyed my creation.

Be sure to check out  MariLynn's devotional on the SSIC Blog, as I know you'll be blessed!

For more inspiration please visit my DT Sisters:
Kris,  Linda,  MiesjeRebecca,
Lisa, Peggysue, and Marilynn,  

challenges I am entering my creation in:
Catered Crop Birthday Corrosive Challenges - Anything BUT ChristmasPenny Black and More - Happy BirthdayScrappy Frogs -StitchingSecret Crafter - #164 All Creatures great and smallStamp, Scrap and Doodle -  Silver and Gold Crafty Catz -  Anything Goes  Fairy Fun Fridays  Beat the Winter Blues – must use something blue and something whiteInspire Me Fridays – Anything GoesMami Doodles Make It Shine (Glitter)Simply Create Too -  EmbossingTotally Papercrafts – Anything but ChristmasI Brake For ChallengesvintagePaper Shelter Challenge  it's a celebrationCreative Craft Challenges  Faux Or Real StitchingDie Cuttin' Divas - must include a Die-cut Tags Tags & More Tags!Paper Take Weekly - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by and for all your comments!! They are greatly appreciated!!

Have a great day!!

Blessings,




34 comments:

Riet said...

This is so wonderful Chris.

Hugs Riet.xx

Sandra said...

Hi Chris, Fabulous card:) Sandra H

Kristine said...

Hi Chris! You've created a very special birthday tag... LOVE IT! *Ü* Was great to be able to jump in and play with y'all this week. Have a blessed Christmas!!
xKris

Miesje said...

Hi Chris - this is an adorable tag! Love the image and the coloring - too cute! Have a wonderful week!

Cheryl said...

oh chris this is simply stunning,amazing detail hugs cherylx

Mandy said...

This is so beautiful Chris, beautiful colours and the sweet image is adorable...Love the bow at the top...
Mandy x

Lori said...

This is adorable Chris!!!

Becky said...

This is so adorable Chris.

Angela said...

This is so adorable Chris! Love that cute image and the lovely colors! big hugs, Angela

Linby said...

This is so cute and great detailing.
thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More and hope to see you again.
Lynn x
DT

Rae said...

How adorable, wonderful bright colors! I am visiting your blog via Catered Crop.

Grace said...

Chris your tag is just adorable! I love this cute image and your awesome coloring! Loved reading your thoughts today too! Hope you had time to relax this weekend (some at least!!!)! TTYS!
hugs,
grace

Ellie said...

What a stunning creation Chris. I love the coloring, the bow is gorgeous and the image is so cute!! I'm so happy you joined us at penny black and more!

brenda said...

A really pretty creation Chris.

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge this month and good luck with both.

Have a lovely Christmas.

B x

Lisa aka Myran said...

Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly with this super adorable tag Chris :)

Linda said...

This is just Beautiful..Very lovely work.. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter..
Hugs, Linda

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous choice of a little creature, and beautiful creation, thank you for sharing your lovely work with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Wendy said...

This is gorgeous, adorable image ...Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Wendy xx

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card!! Love it!! I'll look again soon!! Thax for posting these beautiful cards!!

tt.scraps said...

So, so cut!! I love the image!!!
Thanks for joining us at SSDS!!! Can't wait to see what you do next! :)
Tammy, SSDS DT

Regan said...

Very cute, Chris! Love the fabulous button and flowers! Great coloring too! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge! :)
{hugs}
Regan

Mami Doodles said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love this tag! Thanks for taking part in the Mami Doodles challenge.

Peggysuez said...

That is soooo pretty. Such a sweet little mouse! Wishing you a blessed week.

Linny said...

So Cute, love this tag.thank you for joining in at Secret crafter. Linda x

chilli pip said...

This tag is stunning. I love the image and it is beautifully coloured and embellished.
Enjoyed your post as well.

Caroline said...

simply cute!
thanks for joining us at TPS xx

Linda said...

Chris this is wonderful! Thanks for joining our challenge at SSDS this week.
Linda
Scrapcat Cards by Linda

Deanna said...

This is beautiful. I love it. Thanks for playing along with us at Scrappy Frogs.

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
Helen x

Pam said...

Beautiful tag. Congratulations on winning the make it shine challenge over on the Mami Doodles blog.

dragonllew said...

Gorgeous tag thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge
Jenny x

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Chris; Love this project too! Glad you visited us at Simply Create Too and entered our Embossing Challenge. Hope you get to enter our upcoming challenges, too!

Diane
Simply Create Too Design Team Member
http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/
hris:

Marie said...

A very lovely creation. Really sweet! Thanks for joining our celebration over at the Paper Shelter. Merry X-mas!
Love n hugs
Marie

Georgiana said...

Such a lovely tag and that mouse is a super cute image. Thank you for joining Die Cuttin' Divas for our Tag Challenge.

Happy Holidays to you,
Georgiana
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