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Monday, August 8, 2011
Hello All!! I hope you all had a great weekend!! Mine was busy between trips.  I came back from my parents on Friday, had a realtor open house over the weekend and now by the time this posts, I will be on my way to Boston to visit my dear sister, Jeanne, and her family and meet up with my beloved friend Grace!! I can't wait!! Sure beats packing and cleaning!! I would like to share a card I made for the new August challenge at Sunday's with Crissy!!  This week's challenge is K.I.S.S. -Keep it simple stamper.  Anyone who knows me, knows this was a real challenge for me!!  I decided to make a shape card with Crissy's new digi at Whimsy stamps: Forget me Not.  Isn't she darling?!!!!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Digi: Forget Me Not
Paper: Prima Sparkling Spring, Black, Neenah White
Accessories: Copics R81, R83, R85, R11, R00, E00000, E0000, E00, E11, E31, E33, E35, E47, B00, B01, B04, BG000
Stampin up Lattice Embossing Folder, Spellbinders Labels 20

challenges I am entering my creation in:

Crazy Challenge - EmbossingIncy Wincy Designs - Something Old and Something New (new image, old paper and ric racCrafts and Me - #46 - Anything goesPaper Take Weekly - Anything goesMake It Monday - #49 - Linky partyStamp Something Challenge - August - Use a digiCreative Inspirations -  Summer
I Did It Creations - ChildrenOpus Gluei -  No sentiment allowedOne Stitch At A Time -  Use a Digi
Catch The Bug - August Anything goes ChallengeCrazy 4 Challenges - #C4C99 Create a shaped card
Just Some Lines  - Outdoors/SummerPaper Creator's Crafts All about FlowersCrafty Ann's - summertime
Fabulous Friday - color in an imageFashionista Friday - summerRaise The Bar - anything goesPoodles Parlour - anything found in a gardenMoving Along With The Times -  Don't be square

I hope you enjoyed my creation, To link your creation, to the challenge at Sunday's With Crissy, click here.

There will be five free digi's given to one lucky challenge participant who will be chosen by at the end of the month! You may now use images from any company and still be included in the draw for the blog candy prize! Those who use one of Crissy's images, either from her rubber or digital collections will be entered twice in the draw. But please respect the rule of no more than three entries per month. Otherwise your entries could be deleted.

Thanks for stopping by!! Have a great week!! I look forward to seeing your creations!!



Sandra H said...

This is beautiful the background is stunning:) Sandra H

Anonymous said...

AWWW!! Kris, this is so stunning sweetie!! I love your coloring and pretty papers!! HUGS

Carole of Brum said...

This is lovely, Chris, and I like how you used a shaped card. CoB

Unknown said...

She is cute, I agree! Love the shaped card, but K.I.S.S. ? I don't doesn't look simple, hee hee. Have a great time!

coldwaters2 said...

This is beautiful Chris I love that image and the shape of this card looks terrific.
Lorraine x

Crissy Armstrong said...

This is so pretty and so beautiful (as every one of your creations) and I love that it is a shaped card! Extraordinary colouring too. Thank you so much for making this beauty!!

Danni said...

Beautiful card and such a neat shape!!

Sabrina Jackson said...

Hey girl, what a sweet card and that embossing folder.....I so need it. How exciting for you to meet up with Grace! Can't wait to hear about the fun you guys had browsing through all of those craft stores up there in Boston! ;D;D Be safe and have FUN!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Cindy Haffner said...

So PRETTY Chris, I LOVE your shaped card!!~

Grace said...

Aw she is so cute Chris! I love this shaped card and how you colored her! Adorable image! SYS!!!

Joan Ervin said...

What a darling image, Chris...such gorgeous coloring and I love the shape of your looks FABULOUS!!!!!

Riet said...

So beautiful Chris,I love the image and the colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card Chris, love the shape and the ribbon too. Sweet image!

Becky said...

Chris, this is gorgeous..I love the touch of black, it really brings out this image and that dp.

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous! I love the shape and your beautiful coloring.

Mary Lou said...

Hi Chris~~Oh so pretty :) Wow that is a very unique shaped card--really neat and sweet adorable image!!! Have a great week with family and friends!!

Rosemary said...

With all that you have going on, I have no idea when you carved out time to make this lovely card! But I'm really pleased you did, it has such a soft gentle feel and the forget me nots say a lot without words - which is just what we're looking for at Opus Gluei!

Thanks for sharing another of your cards with us, equally wonderful and a pleasure to see!

velta said...

Chris ~ Your coloring!!! WOW... how perfect! Love the shape of the card have mastered the art of coloring to me...TFS...and may you have the best of the rest of the week my friend!

Debs said...

Beautiful card Chris - adorable image, stunning colouring and fabulous shape.
Thanks for playing along with us at MAWTT this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Lionelsa said...

The card is so cute.
Thanks for joining us at The Crazy challenge this week!

Eli said...

This is a very sweet card. Great use of markers. Thanks for sharing.
Eli (Frosted Designs)

Chrissy said...

Very sweet and so pretty Chris.Lovely shape card...she looks so serene.

Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’


Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

uksharon said...

Fabulous card Chris.
Looking forward to seeing more of your work.
Best wishes, Sharon

Unknown said...

Fabulous card thanks for sharing it with us at the poodles parlour.


6 wacky women said...

Hi Chris
Your card is just gorgeous!!
Beautiful image, love the shape.

Karen x

DesignerDiva said...

Another fabulous creation from you Chris, you really do have an amazing range of talents - just gorgeous, fantastic shape

Thanks for sharing it with us at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Angie said...

Fab card love the image her flowers are lovely
thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
Angie x

Jenn Borjeson said...

Very pretty - thanks for joining our challenge at Just Some Lines! :)

Tammy said...

WOW Chris this is GORGEOUS!! Such a sweet image and I love that shape!! ...thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug!
Hugs, Tammy :)

Unknown said...

Saw your link on Make It on a Monday
Really pretty card and cute image

Unknown said...

Really pretty card
Thanks for joining us at paper creator`s crafts, say it with flowers challenge

Jodie Mackrell said...

pretty card! thanks for joining this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!

Elke said...

what a cute card Chris. Thanks for joining us over at The Poodles Parlour. Good luck.

Elke XX

Ann Whitfield said...

This is stunning Chris! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Maggie Lamarre said...

Chris this is gorgeous.
I will be honored if you will add this project in our weekly linking party every Wednesdays at
Have a great week,

Маги said...

Such a gorgeous card. Thanks so much for joining us at Creative Inspirations and good luck.
Maggie x

Anonymous said...

Oh what an adorable image!!
Love the colors!!!! Awesome job!!

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so pretty - whata gorgeous shape too
Thanks for linking up to Make it Monday
Don't forget -if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

Kos med papir og saks said...

beautiful card. love it

thanks for playing with us at OSAAT this week, hope you will join us next time too.

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DT One Stitch At A Time

Unknown said...

What a beautiful card, love the sweet image and gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining us OSAAT this week and good luck xx

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Lovely shaped card, lovely image and coloured beautifully. Thanks for joining in with our challenge over at OSAAT and good luck. Julie DT

Debbie (Little Gingham Bear) said...

Gorgeous card - love the image - thanks for sharing with us at IDIC
Debbie xx

Nikbee said...

A beautiful card. I love the shape. Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy.
Nikki F x

Jana said...

This is such a sweet card. Love that little one. Thank you so much for playing along with us at OPUS GLUEI. said...

Lol!!! Yes, CAS is definitely not the first thing that comes to mind with your creations :>) This is still "you" however with the colors and pop of black.


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