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Monday, July 30, 2012


Hello all!! Believe it or not...I have another creation to share with you for the second day in a row.  How Thrilling to have the Dirty Dozen challenges at Splitcoast!! I love these challenges each year I was not able to participate Saturday...yet...but I had to join in on Saturday's DTGD12Twinshappy- masculine creation. Stacy challenged us to make something for the men.  A real challenge for me!!!

I decided to go out of the box and make a masculine bookmark using a sneak peak of Our Daily Bread Designs- Bookmark Trees and Bookmark Verses stamp set cut out and framed with the exclusive bookmark dies to be released on Wednesday, August 1.

The sky is sponged and the image is colored with copics. I used some dyed seam binding, colored hemp and scrap ribbon for the tassles.  The entire edge of the bookmark was distressed with Tim Holtz Tea Dye Distress Ink.


 I am entering my creation in the following challenges:
Come and Get It Challenges - Anything BUT a Card  Crafty Pad: Things With WingsAmusing Challenges  Anything Goes Word Art Wednesday- use a Scripture or encouraging sentimentThe Crafty Pad  Things with Wings  Craftymess Challenge  #14 Birds  
Alphabet Challenge -  M … Men Only Paper Shelter Challenge - #74 metal embellishment Cupcake Craft - The Great OutdoorsIncy Wincy Designs - Anything but a Card Make it Monday - always Anything Goes Victorine OriginalsSummertime



Thanks for stopping by!! I so appreciate your comments and visits! Have a great week!!
blessings,

32 comments:

Chris said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! I love the color variation of the sun and the speckling ... well, everything!!

Thanks so much for linking up to my Amusing Challenges this week! I'm tickled!!

Sandra H said...

Totally stunning creation xx

Chrissy said...

This is just beautiful Chris, fabulous sky and image, gorgeous colours.

Luv CHRISSYxx

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you so much for entering our current challenge 'birds' over on the CraftyMess challenge blog.
WOW WOW WOW this is absolutely amazing!!!! This stands out so much for the right reasons.... I really do adore it!
Hope to see you entering more of our future challenges on our blog :-)
Love Lisa xxxx

rachel said...

beautiful creation - really stunning - thanks so much for joining us at the Crafty Pad this time! Hugs xx

Karen Letchworth said...

You've really gotten me to fall in love with the bookmarks, Chris. They're just wonderful!
Thanks again for choosing to join the fun this week at Word Art Wednesdsay. You are such a blessing to us (and to me personally). Thanks!
Blessings to you,
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday

Amy Johnson said...

Such a beautiful masculine tag. I wish I had time to play the Dirty Dozen challenges.

Angela said...

This is stunning Chris. Such a beautiful scene created on a small bookmark. Brilliant my friend!

Hope you are having a great summer sweetie! hugs, Angela

Leslie McGhee said...

What a lovely tag. So very pretty. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

Cazro said...

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenges your stunning bookmark. I adore the scene you have created. Caz

Danni said...

I saw this on SCS and it really caught my eye! Gorgeous!

brenda said...

Good morning Chris,

What a very striking tag you created, colours are so beautifully vivid and the spotlight with the bird draws the eye in perfectly.

Thank you so much for sharing your lovely work with us craft a scene challenge this month (don't forget to add the link to us in your challenge list in your post).

B x

Faye said...

Such a beautiful bookmark! The colours are gorgeous and your image choice is perfect for The Great Outdoors. Thanks so much for joining us at Cupcake this week. Good Luck. x

Sandie said...

Wow,what can I say,your book mark is absolutely stunning.Really, it is gorgeous and I love it.

Sandie-Craftymess :)

Tammy said...

Oh I love this bookmark Chris!! Awesome shape and colors! Perfect for a male!
Tammy x

Angela said...

This is so beautiful, both the image and the sentiment. Love how much depth you've achieved with the inking. Beautiful
Thanks for taking part in the Crafttymessers BIRDS Challenge with us.

Ax

TRACEY MO said...

What a fab tag gorjuss colours.
Thanks for joining us at Craftymess
Tracey DT

Marlena M. said...

I can tell this new release is going to "cha-ching" the cart at my house! ACK, I can't stand it, your creations are tempting me! LOL.
Thank you for tempting...I mean sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday. ;)

Shelly said...

Great tag, love the detail! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week, Shelly x

Conniecrafter said...

Oh wow how cool, great bookmark die and your sunset scene is fantastic!

Michelle said...

Nicely done!! I love the richness of the colours you have used. Really perfect for the masculine style.

Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

Michelle :o)

Anonymous said...

OH MY GOODNESS!!I love the Orange!!With eagle in front of it and I love the way you made it look!! Like the way you made it look like a sunset! Love you Mom!
hugs,
Meghan

Sheryl said...

Oh my word, Chris this is just so beautiful - the sentiment and images just suit each other perfectly.
Thanks for joining us at INCY WINCY this week. Good luck.
Hugs
Sheryl xx

Lesley said...

This is beautiful! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet's "Men Only' challenge xx

Debbie said...

absolutely STUNNING!!!! Glad I saw it on MIM...

Hugs
NY Debbie

Twinkle Star said...

Absolutely stunning, thanks for joining us at The Crafty Pad this week. Estelle xx

Anna-Karin said...

Such a beautiful card! Perfecting inking and colours. Thank you for joining us again at Craft a Scene this month!

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #84, #129, #157, #158 and #277.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Hugs,
Julia

SiskiyouSue said...

I saw this on Make It Monday, it's gorgeous! One of my favorite verses, and done very nicely.

Wendy Swenne said...

wow, that bookmark is gorgeous.

Thanks so much for sharing your art with us on WAW.

Wendy

America said...

Gorgeous scene, fab colors. Great tag!

kanda said...

This is wonderful and the colours are just fab.

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