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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Our Daily Bread Designs, Strawberries, Fancy Foliage Dies, Recipe Card and tags die, Chris Olsen

Happy Tuesday all!! I hope you all have had a great weekend!!  Boy how time flies.  Last week was extremely busy for my hubby and I and the weekend we so both looked forward to has just flown by!! I am popping to share this week's Shining the Light challenge at ODBD!!  For the month of August we are doing something different.  We will have sketches for the whole month.  I love sketches and we hope you do too!!!

Here is the sketch for this week:

Of course with every sketch, there is one that has to put a different spin in there interpretation....this week it is me.  I tried to just put strips behind my image and a few flourishes but I just wasn't happy with it so...I made the flourishes my strips!!

Here is my take on the challenge:

I so enjoyed coloring all the strawberries and the basket in with copics.

Card Recipe:

ODBD Stamps Used: Strawberries
Spellbinders Die: Asian Accents
Embossing Folder: Darice Damask

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 August 11  to join us.   For this challenge you may use any stamps but it you have any Our Daily Bread Designs stamps we would love to see you use them. If you participate, you have a  chance to win the $15 certificate toward ODBD stamps or to be Spotlighted for the Shining the Light Award (The Shining the Light Award is only for those who use ODBD stamps). We would love to see your creations.

 We hope you will join us for this week's challenge!!  We can't wait to see your creation!!

Thanks for stopping by!!
May God Bless you!!

Top Tip Tuesday #107 Embossing, Creative Craft Challenges- tic tac toe- green pearls twine, C is for Challenge -  Fresh & Bright Smudgy Antics - Fussy cutting Come and Get It Challenges - Summer Color Challenge One Stitch At A Time -  In the summer Penny Black and More In the Garden Quirky Crafts - Great Picnic / BBQ The Craft Garden -  Inspiration Photo* Challenges and candies - No.15 - Colours, Smells and Taster of Summer


Patti J said...

Beautiful card, Chris! Hope you are well, my friend! Hugs...

*Vicki* said...

Really stunning Chris!! Love the vines curly around your design!! I love it! ;)

Cheryl (aka CherylQuilts) said...

Such a beautiful card, Chris! I LOVE the texture you always seem to have in your cards! They come alive and are so bright and cheerful! This is so pretty with the beautiful strawberries! Yum! Great sketch challenge card!!

Cards By Jan said...

Hi Chris...what a sweet yummy card you created to show off the beautiful new sets!! I love this sketch challenge...going to try to make a card for it!!
Blessings & Hugs

Sandra H said...

Oh wow Chris this is really beautiful x

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, I just love what you did with the sketch using the vines!!

Grace said...

What a beautiful take on the sketch Chris! Love the embossing folder as the backdrop... and the fancy foliage dies really set off the basket beautifully!!! Hope you're having a great time with family!

Jan Marie said...

Clever girl!! Love your take on the sketch and the beautiful strawberries you've colored! Love the design and that sweet little tag and all of the layers! Hugs and blessings!

Keti said...

What a sweet card. I love strawberries and you put up such a great sketch too.

Thanks for playing with us at Izazovi i sladkiši.

Hugs, Keti
DT @ Izazovi i sladkiši (Challenges and Candies)

Spyder said...

Yum! those strawberries look yummy!! Thank you for joining Quirky Craft's picnic/BBQ challenge!!

Andreja L. said...

Beautiful card you made! The strawberries are soo swett; good colouring! Thanks for joining us at "Izazovi i Slatkiši" :-))
Hugs, Andreja

Hazel said...

A lovely card with beautiful embossed background. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Love your take of the sketch! This is gorgeous!!!!

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Such a yummy card with all those strawberries, thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie x

Linby said...

oh wow - those strawberries look good enough to eat and I love the way you placed them against the crisp white embossing - wonderful.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
Lynn x

Jennipher said...

You really thought outside the box on this sketch and I love the results. Sometimes I am afraid to do that. Perhaps, I shouldn't be. This is GORGEOUS!

Tracey said...

Nothing says summer like fresh picked strawberries! Your card is so yummy :) Thanks for joining us at OSAAT, hope to see you back again soon.
Hugs, Tracey (DT)

happy crafter shell said...

really beautiful fussy cutting.
Thank you for sharing with us at Smudgy antics x

Croms' Cubby Hole said...

What a fabulous interpretation of the sketch and a beautiful card. Thank you for sharing your art with us at Smudgy Antics x

~Lady B~ said...

A beautiful card full of yummy texture and fabulous dimension! Great use of fussy cutting and great take on the sketch! Thanks for sharing your art with Smudgy Antics :)

Lisa S. said...

I love the embossing folder you used, it adds such rich detail to this pretty card. Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday.

Lisa M said...

Sensational embossing background for this image. Your creation is GORGEOUS!!

Thank you so much for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday and sharing your talents with us!
Lisa xx

Anna Jasiolek said...

Yummy! Strawberries and cream, fantastic! I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
Anna xxx

Chris / CS Designs said...

Hi Chris, Love the embossed texture of your background as well as the pretty shading in your strawberries.
Thank you for sharing your lovely piece in the August challenge on the Craft Garden.
:) Chris / CS Designs


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