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Tuesday, December 4, 2012



Hello Friends!! I hope everyone is enjoying their week!!  We are still decorating for the holidays.  What is sad is all the work we do put it up, it must also come back down.....what a bummer!!  I really enjoy all the lights and decorations!!

Today I have another fun winter card to share with you today using the Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light challenge sketch!!  I made it to match my ornament from yesterday.  I wanted to achieve a shabby chic feel.



Dies: ODBD Snowflakes, Scalloped and classic Circles from Spellbinders
Paper: Cosmo Cricket- Mitten Weather, kraft, Very Vanilla
Ink: Soft Sky, Memento Black, Versa Mark
Accessories: Pearls, Lace, ribbon, gold embossing powder, sewing machine
Embossing folder: Provo Craft Winter Wonderland-Snowflake

Here is the sketch:



Here is the ornament I posted yesterday:
It includes a tutorial which can be found here.




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.  You have until December 9th to join us.    You do not have to use an ODBD stamp to join in, but we would love to see them if you have them.  Plus....your card will only be featured in the top 3 if you use ODBD stamps.  Anyone, however, has a chance to win the $15 certificate toward ODBD stamps.
We would love to see your creations.

I hope this creation, has somehow inspired you.

Thanks for stopping by!! I treasure all my viewers/blogging friends and their comments.


Have a blessed Day!!!


hugs and blessings,

Challenges I am entering my card in:
So Artful Challenge -  Winter Colours 
Sugar Creek Hollow  - Vintage, Shabby Chic or Primitive  -  #40 Distressing
Sweet Stampin -  Snowflakes and Ribbons 
Alphabet Challenge - V for Vintage
Bloggers -  All Stitched up
Card Makin' Mamas   Silver and/or Gold
Fun with Shapes & More -  must include die cut/punch Anything But Christmas
Shopping Our Stash Snow/Winter Theme
Eureka Stamps - Winter Wonderland 
Kaboodle Doodles - Use Circles
Squigglefly -Winter Wonderland

34 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Really pretty snowflakes Chris!! Love your take on the sketch too!! HUGS :)

Cards By Jan said...

Wow Awesome card & Lantern Chris!! Love them both...so very pretty...awesome snowflakes set!!
Hugs

Greta said...

Love how you used the sketch! Hoping to play along.

Sandra H said...

Oh my goodness this is so beautiful xx

Saints Rule! said...

This is amazing Chris! I love the soft blues and bits of lace, ribbon and other accoutrements... The entire package is a soft, soothing and elegant card... as always! Hugs and blessings...

Grace said...

Chris I just love this card!!! Love the soft vintage feel and all the texture and of course your sewing... it's a great sketch and I really hope I can get to it this week! Beautiful ornament too!!! Sending hugs tonight my friend, and praying!

Rosemary said...

stunning card, chris... love the soft colors and the beautiful snowflakes! the ornament is just gorgeous!! sending you lots of hugs and prayers!!!

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful, I love these colors, pretty lace and ribbon too!

Cheryl said...

Just gorgeous Chris! Thanks for playing along with us at Eureka Stamps.

Cheryl said...

Thanks for entering your gorgeous card in our Kaboodle Doodles challenge Chris!

paper fun said...

Gorgeous, as always. Wonderful shade of blue.

Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog.

Mari

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Kathy said...

Beautiful, Chris, I love all the texture and your wonderful stitching! This was a fun sketch! Sending you prayers and hugs! Blessings! Kathy

Holly said...

Chris this is just beautiful! I love the paper you used in the background. The lace is such a lovely addition. I really like your snowflake ornament too. They would make a nice gift too! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge this week!

Karen Wilson said...

Hi Chris!! Hope you're doing well! This is gorgeous .. love the colour scheme!

Tracey T said...

What a beautiful and original card, Chris! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Hugs, Tracey x

Debbie said...

Great card and just right for our challenge over at Sweet Stampin'. Good Luck.
Debbiex

ScrappySandie said...

Such a lovely card, Chris! Love the unusual color combo...so pretty! And all the layering and your stitching...wow! so much to look at! Glad you could join the challenge at SOS this week!
Sandie

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Shabby Chic Christmas card! Fab use of the sketch, love the colors! Wonderful ornament too! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Michelle Looi said...

This is gorgeous!
Thanks for sharing at Kaboodle Doodles!
~Michelle

Petinka said...

Amazing card. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

kathi17 said...

This is beautiful Chris. I love the snowflakes, the embossing, and the lace. I love the ornament too!

Keti said...

Totally cute. Love your snowflakes, they are so elegant. Colors are gorgeous.

Hugs from SLovenia

Linda said...

This card is seriously gogeous, so elegant and vintage, i love the colour scheme you chose!


Thankyou so much for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Merry Christmas!

Linda

Amy Johnson said...

Wow! Gorgeous creations and now one of my favorite cards of yours! I love the colors and all the embossing!

Jan Marie said...

Gorgeous card. . .love your take on the sketch and all of the lovely layers and the warm vintage feel. So much texture and detail!! Love your ornament box tutorial as well!! Such diverse talent showcased in one blog post. . .Hugs and blessings, sweet Chris!!

xxxtglxxx said...

Beautiful card! Love the soft colours and shabby feel :)

Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

Heather said...

Beautiful Card! I just love all the layers!! Thank you for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!!
Hugs
Heather

Alicia said...

This is so beautiful Chris. I love how it matches your ornament and has a vintage feel.
Alicia xx

Joann Burton said...

wonderful creative card. I love the snowflakes and your creativity just shines with your card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Eureka Stamps. joann sassy raggedy

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Chris! This is just beautiful, and I really wish I could play along at ODBD but my ODBD stamp collection is VERY limited and, unfortunately, no Christmas stamps. I will be back after the holidays when the themes change. I love playing along there, and look forward to it. Hope you can come by and play with us soon at WAW.
Have a blessed week!
Karen

Nicki Olsen said...

Wow Mom!! What a beautiful card with such a yummy ornament!! Gorgeous blues and distressing with the snowflakes!!Love you!!
Hugs,
Nicki

Shary said...

Lovely pretty project. Thanks for playing along with us at CMM.x

Lesley said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

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