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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Hello Friends!! I hope you are all enjoying your summer!! Today I would like to share a creation I made using one of my fave parts of summer: FLOWERS!!  I just love flowers, especially this year as I am unable to get out.  All I have to do is look out my window to see all our Day Lilies. This isn't a Day Lily but it is a flower!!

I incorporated the Red, White and Blue  from this week's Shining the Light challenge at ODBD and some of the newest pennants from Our Daily Bread Designs: Pennant Swag Alphabet and the Pennant Swag Die.  The image is from the Serve the Lord stamp set cut out with the Crocheted Circle Die.  The embossed background is Sizzix Quatrefoil.  The border along the bottom is punched with the Martha Stewart Lace Eyelet Die.



Properties: Our Daily Bread Designs, Pennant Swag Alphabet, Serve the Lord, Crocheted Circle Die, Pennant Swag Die, designer-Chris Olsen

I made this card for a dear sweet friend from church who is going through a rough time right now.  The inside of the card includes this verse:

Isaiah 41:10 
So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters: Cheryl Scrivens, DJ Rants, Diana Nyugen, Robin Clendenning, Linda Carson, and Elizabeth Whisson.

To see all the challenge in one place, click here.  You have until July 20 join in. We would love to see your creations!!


blessings,




12 comments:

Becky said...

This is stunning Chris. This is one of my favorite stamps. Love the embossing and that cute banner.

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Chris, this is gorgeous! I just love your style of adding beautiful texture with the embossing and the gems, and then I love this poppy image so beautifully colored! The new pennant swag is perfect, and I love how you've added "friend" with DP. Stunning, and your friend will really love this and certainly be encouraged by the verse and words you write inside! Hugs, sweet friend!

Diana Nguyen said...

What a beautiful card - I hope your friend is encouraged by it. I love the lacy elements you used - so elegant!

Robin Clendenning said...

Oh Chris, I hope you are doing better my friend!!! Your cards are looking amazing! This is soooo gorgeous! I have to look for that stamp, I love it and the circle die is lovely!!! Everything about it is wonderful!!!

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is your card Chris the floral image is stunning and the embossed folder is so elegant and this will hopefully cheer up your friend as it would really cheer me up it's stunning x

DJ Rants said...

Absolute perfection!!! I love how the creamy color really makes the details pop!! Gorgeous!!

DebR said...

This is so beautiful ...love everything about it!

Conniecrafter said...

So Lovely, I am sure your friend will be very touched by this!!

Linda Carson said...

I adore this card Chris! It is just delightful in every way from coloring, design and stitching! Your friend will find strength in the verse you chose for the inside! What a blessing she'll receive from you and from The Lord!

Andrea D. La Vigne said...

Chris, this card is just GORGEOUS! Love the coloring on the poppy, the embossing, the stamping--heck, I love everything about it!

Alshandra said...

Such a gorgeous card Chris. Love your embossed background and the image is beautifully coloured. Perfect stitching too!

Greta said...

Gorgeous card, Chris! I know it will be a blessing to your friend. Thanks so much for encouraging me always with your sweet comments. Hope you are seeing progress in your recovery!

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