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Saturday, June 23, 2012
  Happy Saturday all!! I hope everyone is well!!  Boy has it been hot here in Virginia since I got home.  I am not complaining...just saying.  The air conditioning sure feels good.  Summer is here!!  Today I would like to share a Summer card I created for this weeks Shining the Light Challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs.
This week's challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs: 
This week we have a real challenge for you!!  Let's see you use three or more stamps on your creation.  They can be images, backgrounds or sentiments but you must use three or more stamps.

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, June 29th at 8 a.m. EST. 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. As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing three or more of our participants  for the  Shining the Light Award . In order to qualify for this award or join the challenge, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, June 29th at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC113. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.

Now on to my take for this challenge:

Card Recipe:
Dies available at ODBD: Spellbinders Labels 18
Accessories: May Arts Wrinkled Ribbon,  Provocraft Scrollwork Embossing folder, lace

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, click here.

Challenges I am entering my creation in:
 Crafty Catz  Pastel ColoursInspire Me Fridays – Always Anything GoesPattie's Creations - stamped image -  MonoLittle Miss Muffet Challenges - Loads of layersPaper Play - Use a dieStampavie and More Something with wingsCreative Mondays - SummerMake it Monday - always Anything GoesTruly Madly Crafty Challenges -  Monochrome Getting Cricky - SummertimeCharisma Cardz  Summer

Thanks for stopping by!! We hope you will join us for this week's challenge. We can't wait to see your creation!!  Have a great weekend!!


Cards By Jan said...

Chris....Wow!! Another beautiful creation...I love the bright springy cheerful colours, awesome layout and beautiful bow!!

Dawn said...

love this monochromatic beauty! love the scrollwork ef idea too!! of course I'm partial to the stamps!! lol

marion said...

Lovely card, have a great weekend, hugs, Marion

Pattie G said...


This is perfect for our Monochromatic challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Pattie ♥

Allison said...

lovely summer card
thanks for joining us at CHarisma this week

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Chris, my sweet friend, this card is so soft and beautiful! I love the way you have used all of those stamps in such a creative way! Have a blessed weekend! Hugs, Sabrina

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our 'Monochromatic' Challenge #46, and for using a Digital OR Stamped image!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Oh my, this is gorgeous and such a fresh, creative design. As always, beautiful work, Chris.

Anonymous said...

Wow Mom!! This is so cute!! I love the blue!! The Butterfly is so pretty!! Love you!!

Saints Rule! said...

Love the aqua Chris! And that big lush bow is fabulous! So soft, so sweet, so YOU! Big hugs! Praying for your and yours!

Frea said...

Hi chris, how lovely to see your card popping up on the Little Miss Muffet Challenge! Your entry number was on my commenting list, but I would have picked your card out straight away! I so recognize your delicate style of cardmaking! As usual it's a real stunner, love the aqua colour and which and the lovely details! Have a wonderful Sunday, hugs Frea

Grace said...

This is sooooo pretty Chris! Love the monochromatic design and WOW! You really stepped up the 3 sets didn't you!!! Amazing and I love all the little touches!!!

kathi17 said...

Your card is gorgeous Chris! I love the lacy airy look, the lace and bow, and the colors. But you are enabling me. Now I know I need the Bird Borders and Corners set to go with my labels!!!

Rosemary said...

what a beautiful monochromatic card, chris! all your elements are so perfectly combined! have a wonderful weekend!!

Greta said...

Gorgeous monochromatic creation, Chris! I have the birds & butterflies set on my wishlist.

Shirley-anne said...

A sweet card .Love the diecuts and image .The embossed background is awesome with sponged edges and lace to embellish .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

Sandra H said...

So beautiful and oh so elegant too:)x

Paper Panda said...

Saw your card on MIM for challenge 94, and had to come and take a closer look. Simply stunning!

My cards are # 238 and 244 this week if you'd like to take a look :-)

tilly's crafts said...

what a gorgeous card, lovely colours and scrummy lace! thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz this week
Kim x

carol said...

Wonderful creation, thanks for playing along with CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Deirdre said...

Beautiful card Chris - love it.

Thanks so much for joining us on Paperplay Challenges this week.

Debs said...

Wonderful card - gorgeous colour and love the embossing.
Thanks for playing along with us at Stampavie & More and Charisma this time.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Anne H. said...

Your card is wonderful!
So beautiful colors.
Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More.
Hugs, Anne

Nicki-twinklebug said...

Wow Mom!! This is sooooooo pretty!!I love the blue and it is incredible how you incorporated all those stamps. I love you!

Gemma said...

gorgeous summery creation! Thanks for joining in our challenge this week at Charisma cardz! Gemma :)

Ren-Yi said...

Stunning textures and silhouette with a bold aqua color. Love it :) Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Play.

Aunty Sue said...

Brilliant card and thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY CATZ hope to see you next week.

Denise Marzec said...

Wowwwww, I love the look of the teal and white....LOVE LOVE LOVE!


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