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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Happy Tuesday Everyone!! Yes...I am back...three days in a row and no I am not sick just trying to keep up some of my crafting this week.

Today I am popping in to share an extension of this week's Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs!!  Last week's sketch challenge will continue through Sunday at August 5 at 8 p.m. You can join the challenge here.

Here is my creation:



My creation uses sneak peeks of Bookmarks Eagles and Bookmarks Verses to be released at Our Daily Bread Designs.  While the Bookmarks Eagles is a bookmark shape, I masked my image and stamped leaves around the rectangle and isolated the bird. The verse is frame with Romantic and Classic Rectangles from Spellbinders.  The background is embossed with a Birds and flowers folder from Cuttlebug.  The leaves are punched with a Martha Stewart Leaf and Twig punch as well as the Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish.

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

Lori Ulrich, Betty Wright and Angie Crockett 


challenges I am entering my creation in:
Crazy Amigo Challenge - Dies & Punches, Crafty Pad: Things With Wings, Cupcake Craft - The Great Outdoors, Make it Monday - always Anything Goes Victorine OriginalsSummertime, The Crafty Pad  Things with Wings  Craftymess Challenge  #14 Birds,  Party Time Tuesdays - #79 Anything Goes Tuesday Testimonials Linking Party  Must include scripture- Always anything goes, Twisted Tuesday - Free For All- Anything Goes, Simon Says Stamp and Show... - Sentiment,  Craft a SceneIn the Garden,  Inspire Me Fridays – Always Anything GoesPaper Crafting Journey Pearls & swirls


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 week!!  I hope you will be able to stop by again tomorrow for the Our Daily Bread Designs New Release Blog Hop!!!!
blessings,

30 comments:

Sandee said...

Oh Chris! That is one gorgeous card!!! Love that wine colored ribbon and rose!!!

Angella D. Crockett said...

Chris, I LOVE the rich burgundy against the white....so yummy! What a great idea to use the bookmark stamp for your image panel!! Hugs!!!

Tracy said...

Oh goodness that deep red and green are just gorgeous against the white. Your cards are always stylized so beautifully Chris. Hugs!

Meghan Olsen said...

Oh my goodness Mom!! This is amazing!! I love the burgundy,green, and white together the colors match!! Perfectly!! Love you!!
Blessings,
Meghan

Tammy said...

This is beautiful Chris! I love the touches of burgundy and your gorgeous lace!!
Tammy x

scrappymo! said...

Lovely colour contrast...very pretty card.

Karen Hasheck said...

Just a note to let you know you were in the Top Three at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Congrats! Check it out here: http://sendasmile4kidschallenge.blogspot.com/2012/07/christmas-in-july-winners-announced.html
and grab your blog badge and let me know if you would like to be a guest dt member in a future challenge.
Karen SAS4Kids

Betty Wright said...

So beautiful, Chris! Great colors and details as always!

Sandra H said...

Hi Chris, Oh my goodness this is stunning xx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Chris this is awesome the card design is stunning, the colours are wonderful, I love this so much.
hugs
Lorraine x

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you for playing along with our current challenge 'birds' over on the craftymess challenge blog.
Took me a
Minute to find the bird but I see it in the sentiment stamp. This is a very luxurious looking card due to the colours and the embellishments. Lovely piece of work.
Hope to see you entering more of our future challenges on our blog.
Love Lisa xxx

Amy Johnson said...

Very pretty! Love the colors, the vines, and the lace trim.

Conniecrafter said...

such a wonderful, elegant feel!

Danni said...

Ohhhh...how pretty and unique! Really love how you did the lace at the top and the colors are so dramatic..wow!! Stunning creation!

Scrap Affair said...

Gorgeous card! Love all that lace and burgundy color.
Thanks for joining us this month at Craft a Scene
Nadia

Shirley-anne said...

The colour combination is spectacular .The card is exquisite, well worthy of the sentiment !
Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Cards By Jan said...

Elegance to a "T" Chris!!...I love how you used the lace on top...makes the card look so regal!!.Just beautiful hun!!
Hugs

Angela said...

Another beautiful card! Lovely mix of colour, texture and layers. Great Inspiration!

Thank you for taking part in the Craftymessers BIRDS challenge with us.
Ax

Anonymous said...

What a stunning and elegant card, Chris!! I just love the verse framed with the bird and your rich coloring. Too pretty!! Hope all has been well.
hugs,
Martha

brenda said...

Absolutely stunning Chris and the colour combo is so very striking.

Thanks so much for sharing with us at Craft a Scene challenge this month.

B x

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous, I love the embossed detail and fab sentiment.
Thank you for joining us a The Crafty Pad this week.
Pauline
x

Faye said...

This gorgeous card is perfect for our Great Outdors Challenge. Thanks so much for joining the fun at Cupcake this week. Good Luck. x

Sandie said...

Oh my,this card is stunning,I so love your colour palette.Beautiful lace and sentiment...love your 2 little birds.

Sandie @ Craftymess

Moira Gray said...

Beautiful card, I love that image.
Thank you for taking part in the Craftymess Challenge.

NancyD said...

The details in your card are so soft and wonderful. The scene and sentiment are lovely too. I just ordered that set for myself. Thank you for joining us this month at Craft a Scene. NancyD

Terry said...

Thank you for joining into the fun with the DT from Simon Says Stamp and Show, Fabulous card, fabulous coloring and the papers that you have used, thank you for joining into the fun Hugs Terry xxxx

Anna-Karin said...

Such a pretty card! Lovely details and design. Thank you for joining us 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

Melina said...

lovely! thanks for playing at Twisted Tuesdays :)

sari said...

Such a sweet and adorable card! Great image and lovely details! Thank you for joining us over at Cupcake Craft Challenge! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

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