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Saturday, January 7, 2012


Happy Saturday All!!  I hope you are all having a great weekend!!
Today I am popping in to share the first challenge of the New Year at the Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light challenge!!

This Week's Challenge-

"In with the new....out with the Old"

The team challenges you to create a card using something new and something old on your card.


To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for thprize must be submitted by Friday, January 13th at 8 a.m. EST. 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.Inorder to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have yoursubmission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, January 13th at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC91. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.

Now on to my take for the challenge:

My new item is the stamp set Birthday Blessings and Special Blend.  My old items are:  Cheery Lynn Canadian KaleidoscopeDutch Scallop Square Frame,Spellbinders- Ribbon Tags Trio Three and the Prima designer paper.

I had a blast coloring up this image!! It was so fun and easy with my copics!!  This is fast becoming one of my fave ODBD sets!!



ODBD Stamps Used: Birthday BlessingsSpecial Blend
Paper: Sparkling Spring from Prima
Trim from my dear friend Sabrina. Thanks Sabrina!!
New- Stamps, Old-dies and paper

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:
(We have many new team members and lots of inspiration!!!)

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, click here.
We hope you can join the challenge!  We look forward to seeing your creations!!

Challenges I am entering my card in: Catch The Bug -  Anything Goes, Crafty Calendar - New News (new stamps), Crafty Emma - Anything goesCrazy 4 Challenges - use something newSweet Stampin - Spots and Dots (embossing folder behind image)Card Makin' Mamas -   Something New  Fairy Tale -  Something New Jellypark Challenges Use Something Old AND Something New (new stamps and old paper)    Simply Create Too -  More than 2 LayersArt Impressions Stamps Challenge  Anything GoesSassy Studio Designs -  Use Something NewShelly's Images -  "Out with the Old, In with the New"Freshly Brewed#77 something newMy Mum's Craft shop  Something newPaper Shelter Challenge  anything goesScrapbook Sisters - #66 anything goesSimon Says Stamp - new somethingPaper Take Weekly - Anything Goes Partytime Tuesdays -#48 Anything GoesStamp-N-Doodle - Anything goesTop Tip Tuesday - #67 Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by and for your comments!!

blessings,

55 comments:

cabio's craft corner said...

Happy New Year to You Chris. Wow I just love all these beautiful die cuts. You sure lay them together gorgeously. Also the fab flowers. I can look at this card for hours!!
Hugs,
Cabio

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Chris.

Happy New Year.
Hugs Riet.xx

Frea said...

Lovely card Chris, no time for hopping I'm afraid but at least I've seen your card!! Have a great weekend hun, hugs Frea

Saints Rule! said...

Love this Chris! Your coloring is perfect and I love how you layered all those relish dies! Beautifully done! Blessings...

L

Sandra said...

This is so beautiful:) Sandra H

Rosemary said...

what an absolutely gorgeous card, chris!! love all the beautiful details...

Grace said...

Just as pretty as can be Chris! LOVE this layout and those big bloomers! Hope you are having a wonderful day with family and that you are all feeling much better!!!
hugs,
Grace

Francie G. said...

Gorgeous, Chris! Beautifully framed and colored! Hope you have a beautiful weekend! Hugs!

Wanda Cullen said...

GORGEOUS card, Chris, and am loving the soft colors! Love that you used a doily edge border as well as a circular doily die to echo the doily trim in the image! Hope you have a great w/e and that you're feeling much better!

Gina said...

Wow, this is just gorgeous, I love those flowers! All the layers add a very nice touch, I love that they are different.

Cards By Jan said...

This is STUNNING Chris, I love it, and especially your rolled roses, they are gorgeous, and beautifully coloured Teacup!! hugs

irishgreensue said...

Looks like the table is set for a beautiful "tea" and I am honored to be viewing such an elegant setting for this image as well as the delightful new birthday sentiment! Two roses?? - is that tea for two ??- I would love to join you!
Hugs,
Sue

Patti J said...

Chris, your card is so elegant, and beautiful! I love this new stamp set, and oh my goodness, the roses are perfect! Thanks for sharing!

Danni said...

Oh so stunning and gorgeous! Love the big poofy flowers!

Crystal said...

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS Chris, WOW LOVE your layout, design and colors...You made one stunning creation sweetie! Hope you are having a GREAT weekend!

Amy Johnson said...

What a beautiful card. I love how you used that rolled rose ribbon.

Danielle said...

Beautiful card Chris - adore the fabric flowers and the beautiful colours on your image! Hope you've had a great Christmas & New Year!
Hugs, Danielle

Dawnll - Dawn's Craft Place said...

This is so beautiful Chris...love the colors and design.

Jan Marie said...

Your card is so beautiful, Chris! Love the blue and pink and the soft elegance. . so feminine with the lacy doily and the ribbon roses. . lovely! I'm looking forward to serving with you on the Challenge Team! What a blessing!

Becky said...

Chris, this is just STUNNING! Gorgeous image and colors.

Melodie said...

Wonderful, it looks so elegant.
Hugs
Melodie

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Chris!

Sillyfilly said...

What a beautiful card. First I love this new set and you have showcased this beautifully. I like the colors of the dp used along with the two different shaped CL dies and then the roses just add that special touch. Great card.

CraftinGranny said...

Oh Chris, this is gorgeous! Wonderful LO, beautiful colors, and the fabric roses really finish the card. Have a wonderful and creative week. "Hugs"

Vickie said...

Wow!! Your card is gorgeous!! Thanks for playing with us at Stamp-n-Doodle:)

Marjo said...

Gorgeous card Chris, thanks for playing with us at Simply Create Too.

xoxo Marjo

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love your image and your beautiful colouring. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

Maggie's Crafts said...

Simply beautiful!

Thank you for joining Anything Goes challenge at Top Tip Tuesday!

Maggie
x

Jenny said...

Gorgeous work. I love the dies used.
Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly.
Jenny

Nancy said...

Chris, your card is as exquisite as ever...you always blow me away with the details! Thanks for partying with us this week at Party Time Tuesdays!

Debbie said...

Thank you for joining in this week at sweet stampin. Lovely card. Debbiexx

LynCr said...

What a gorgeous Card, Thank you for joining us at Stamp n doodle.

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Chris, my friend, this card is OVER THE TOP gorgeous!!! So much wonderful detail and the coloring....WOW..I am blwon away!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Holly Young said...

this is STUNNING! Love the coloring, and the lacy effect!

Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays! I hope you'll join us again!

Holly
PTT DT

Jennifer Scull said...

what an absolutely gorgeous card! I love those ribbon roses along the side!
thank you for playing along in our 'old year/new year' challenge at Jellypark Friends. :) and thanks as well for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays!

Anne Fenton said...

Great card...just love your Roses....beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Art Impressions this week.

Donna said...

Gorgeous card hun and such a beautiful design and added detail! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at CES this week...good luck :) Donna ♥ x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Gorgeous! Thanks so much for joining our "Out with the Old, In with the New" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!

Darlene
Shelly's Images DT
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Bianca said...

WOW! Fantastic! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Trudie said...

Beautifully feminine. Thanks for joining us at MMCS.
Trudiexx

Debi said...

Your card is lovely Chris! Thank you for playing along with the Papertake Weekly challenge and for having me as part of the Shining the Light challenge team.

Ciska said...

I love just about everything about this card; the flowers, the jaunty angle, the image.....thanks for sharing with us at Card Makin'Mamas! :)

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

So so so beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at Catch the Bug this week. I just did a 3D teapot for my neighbor that I posted on Monday for our ABC Monday. I love your sentiment and will save the words for another teapot I am making today for another friend.

inkydoodlecrafts said...

Beautiful card a real work of art, love the flowers and the ornate die cuts. Thank you for sharing it with us over at Jellypark Friends. Mel :o)

Sheryl said...

GASP! This card is absolutely stunning! Simply gorgeous in every way! I love the pink and aqua! Thank you for joining us at Freshly Brewed Challenges for our, "Something New", challenge!
Now I need to go and have another look at your lovely card!
Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

Jen Leeflang said...

Wow - Just beautiful!
Thanks for joining our challenge at Shelly's Images - I can't wait to see what you create for our next challenge!
luv'n'huggz
Jen Leeflang
Shelly's Images DT

Sammibug said...

Wow, this is stunning! Love the vintage feel! Thanks so much for joining our challenge this week at Shelly's Images. ~~Sammibug,~~ Shelly’s Images DT

Flutterby Trina said...

Beautiful! Love the flowers! Thanks for playing along with us this week at TTT, Good Luck and hope to see you again next week! x

Karen Letchworth said...

Chris: This card is simply amazing. So many beautiful elements! Thanks for playing along in our Something New Challenge at Shelly's Images, and good luck!
Blessings to you,
Karen - Design Team Member

Deneen said...

Gorgeous card, I love the layout, and the square doily. Thanks for joining the Anything Goes Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday.

Kathy said...

My gosh, this is just stunning. Love the image, the fun diecuts and pretty flowers. Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs this week.

Karen C said...

This is simply stunning! Thank you for sharing on Sassy Studio Designs!
Hugs,
Karen C (Sassy DT)

Kozmik said...

Great card - super colouring - thankyou for sharing with us at sweetstampin - xxkozmikxx

Paul said...

Thank you so much for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge this week at Catch The Bug. This open challenge really is a great way to see lots of different styles and techniques – always an inspiration.
TFS
Paul
Crafty Blogocks
DT Member for Catch The Bug

Katina said...

Wow! What a stunning card Chris; so beautiful and feminine! Thanks for shring it with us at Crfaty Calendar this month and good luck!
x

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