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Saturday, December 18, 2010
Happy Saturday Everyone!!  I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and all the holiday preparations.  I don't know about everyone else but I have a ton to do yet.  Yikes!  ....and Christmas is in less than a week!!!

Do you want a chance to win some stamps from Whimsy or participate in winning the entire Whimsy release, leave a comment and leave a link on this post.

Anywho...It is time for another Shining the Light challenge at ODBD.

This week's Challenge:
Well...Christmas is just around the corner and when you think of Christmas classic carols is...We Three Kings...Choose three of these items to use on your card: gold, silver, blue, red, snowflakes, ornament, Our Daily Bread Designs stamps.

This will be our last challenge before the holidays. Our winner will be announced on Sunday, December 26. Our first challenge for 2011 will be on January 8.

To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize , a $ 15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for the prize must be submitted by Thursday, December 22. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday.

While it is not required to use Our Daily Bread Designs images and sentiments on your creations, we would love to see them if you have them.As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing 1 to 2 creations to spotlight for our Shining the Light Award. In order to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by December 22 at 8 p.m. EST.If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC42. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.

The only rules are that you must link only new creations and if you do not use ODBD stamps, please do not submit more than one entry. 

 Here is my creation using a poinsettia, gold and Our Daily Bread designs stamps for my three.

 card recipe:
embossing folder: CB and Brocade Window folder 
Paper: gold foil, white cs, black cs 
ribbon: May Arts pink silk

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:
Francie Gumprecht
Patter Cross
Sabrina Jackson

To join the challenge, please link your creation here.

challenges I am entering my card in:
Ellephantastic - Christmas/WinterCraft Your Days Away - Punch it out
Lil Red Wagon - Use a Diecut Penny's Paper Crafty - ChristmasStampin' Royalty - Bring on the BlingA Spoonfull of Sugar - ChristmasCreative Card Crew - Anything GoesCupcake Craft- Non-traditional Christmas Stamp with Fun- ChristmasThe Crafty Pad - dry embossing AIFactory - Christmas
Top Tip Tuesday- Christmas inspired
Thanks for stopping by!! Have a great weekend!


Patter Cross said...

Chris, I LOVE everything about this--the white embossing, the black, the pink, everything! Such a stunning piece to end our challenges on for 2010!! Love it! Have a super blessed weekend!

Denise Marzec said...

That pink and white is absolutely DREAMY!

Jan Hennings said...

Your card is just beautiful and love the soft pink!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
This is absolutely gorgeous. I love the poinsettia and the large bow. Beautiful inspirational sentiment. Brilliant crafting.
Fiona x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, this is gorgeous simple design but stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Davi said...

Wow Chris your card is stunning!! I love the dimension and the beautiful poinsettia!!

Tammy said...

This is stunning Chris! I love the colors and all of the gorgeous layers!!

Amy Johnson said...

Gorgeous Xmas Card! Love all the detail!

Chrissy D said...

Chris this is GORGEOUS - the gold really creates a classy look - but the pink poinsettia is STRIKING! TFS and have a BLESSED weekend!

Unknown said...

Chris, this card is one of the most beautiful cards you've created and that is saying a tonne when I think they are all stunning. Thank you for all of your inspiration throughout the year. I never tell you often enough how much I enjoy stopping by your blog


Sabrina Jackson said...

Chris, girl, this is such a beautiful card!!! The choice of colors, the fabulous embossing and your poinsettia, WOW, looks amazing!! Thanks do much for an entire year of such fun and amazing challenges!! Looking forward to the new year and what's to come!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Susan.... said...

Exquisite card Chris ! beautiful embossing and the pink ribbon finsihes the look perfectly !
susan X Mallorca. Spain

Danni said...

So very beautiful!! Very elegant.

Mandy said...

Chris your card is stunning hun, you are so talented your creations are always amazing
hugs Mandy xx

Kerri said...

GORGEOUS, Chris!!! I love the dimension you gave that beautiful poinsettia, and the embossing and frame look amazing! Yep, I still have a ton to do! I'm off to get to work:)

Becky said...

Chris this is STUNNING!! I love how you did this.

Anonymous said...

Mom, this is beautiful!! I love your pink poinsettia, gold baubles and the embossed white. Love you!

Nicki Olsen said...

Oh,Mom!This is so pretty!I love the colors,image,coloring,and all the details!

Mani said...

What a beautiful card. I so love the embossing and the big bow. The poinsettia is absolutely
gorgeous, brilliant coloring.
Thank you so much for joining us at Penny's and good luck.

cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is simply stunning elegant just adore it hugs cheryl xxxx

dolcreations said...

Oh this is just so beautiful! I just love the pink and the white! How beautiful the way you have done this! Have a wonderful holiday season Chris!

Maria Matter said...

love the pink Chris!
I have soooo much baking to do yet, but the shopping is pretty much done, can't believe we only have a week left! yikes!
hugs & blessings!

Anonymous said...

So very beautiful.Love the pink poinsettia.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D

Francie G. said...

Wow! The framing of the beautiful poinsettia is stunning! Love the embossing and the die cut! Just gorgeous, Chris! Love this challenge! Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs!

Ang Butler said...

This card is just lovely!! I love the poinsettia, just reminds me of the holidays so much!

Lori Aragon said...

This is oh so elegant!!! I love your beautiful work, Chris :)

Merry Christmas...and may God bless you with His Presence is ever increasing ways ♥ ~ Lori

Andrea said...

A very great card! Love the design and the motiv! Thanks for joining stamp with fun. Have a great christmas time.
Big hug

Chrissie said...

Great card!
Thanks for joining in our Anything Goes Challenge at CCC.
Happy Christmas!

Anne said...

Fabulous Chris, thank you so much for sharing this with us at AiFactory. Hugs Anne (AiF DT) x

Courtney said...

This is gorgeous Chris! Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's. Good Luck and Merry Christmas!!


savvy teaching tips said...

Very cute - and very creative. Nice to see your work again this week. Thanks for playing with us this week at Stampin' Royalty.

Anonymous said...

this is so pretty! I love all the embossing! Thanks for entering this week's challenge at AIF


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