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Saturday, August 6, 2011
Happy Saturday Everyone!! My girls and I just came back from having some quality time visiting my Mom and Dad for the last few days!! Today is my Mom's birthday!! Happy Birthday Mom!! We are so blessed to have you in our life!!

Today I am popping in with this week's Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light challenge!!

This weeks challenge: Notions or think Seamstress:
Think seamstress (stitching, buttons, seam binding, pins etc.) You can create any project you like as long as it follows the theme. Adding only Ribbons, lace or lace or ribbon bows does not count.

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 Friday, August 5 at 8 a.m. EST. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. If you are not using ODBD stamps, please do not enter more than once. Additional entries without using ODBD stamps will not be commented on or will they qualify for prizes.

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 Friday, August 12 at 8 a.m. EST.If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC71. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.

Now on to my take on this week's challenge:

Card Recipe:
ODBD Stamps used: Sew Special
Paper My Mind's Eye, Neenah white (colored with copics)
Accessories: seam binding, button from JP Coates, lace from my df Sabrina (thanks Sabrina), pearls

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:

To join the challenge, please link your creation here.

challenges I am entering my creation in:
AiFactory -  Anything Goes Delightful Challenges -  Stitching real or fauxLittle Miss Muffet Challenges -  Outside the diecut
Pixie Dust Studio - Anything goesSassy Studio Designs -  Lets get sentimental - Use a sentiment on the frontCrafts and Me - #46 anything goesDivas by Design -  #7 summer Stampavie and More - #148 Summer Truly Scrumptious -  #62 buttons and bows Crazy Amigo Challenge - Anything goes Going Grey With Scrap-Creations -  Buttons and/or Bows
Partytime Tuesdays -  BirthdaysSparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Challenges - Anything goesCraft Your Passion - Anything goesPaper Creations Ink - StitchingVictorine Originals -  BlingCome and Get It Challenges - anything goesFabulous Friday - color in an imageFashionista Friday - summer
Inspire Me Fridays - always anything goesPatties Creations-, must include a stamped image - faux or real stitchingPhindy’s Place -  anything goesCard Makin' Mamas - cards only - birthday cards

Thanks for stopping by and for all your comments!! They are greatly appreciated!!
Have a great weekend!!



Donna said...

A beautiful card Chris, I love that quilt, so pretty. Hope your Mom has a wonderful day. hugs Donna x

Becky said...

This is beautiful Chris, lovely soft colors.

Amy Johnson said...

Such a beautiful card! I love the image, all the pink, the lace and the big bow!

Arts by Sara said...

Oh Chris this is such a precious card! I love the quilt! I am glad that you had some time with your girls! Thank You for joining us at Paper Creations Ink! Have a wonderful weekend! Happy Creating! Sara

Unknown said...

Beautiful! The colors and the seam binding are awesome.

Julie said...

Beautiful! Everything is just perfect. Thanks for joining us at SSD

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Creation Love your work

Thanks for Joining us at Paper Creations Ink

Saints Rule! said...

Very pretty Chris! I love your coloring on this image! And the seam binding and lace... so pretty! Wonderful creation! Have a great weekend!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
This is such a special card. Gorgeous colours and fabulous lace and embellishments. Your cards are always so stunning.
Fiona x

Grace said...

Chris this is just soooo pretty! I love the colors you used to color the quilt and the lace and stitching is wonderful! You KNOW how much I love your Mom's gorgeous crocheted flowers!!! Such a pretty card! Happy Birthday to your Mom! This would have been MY Mom's birthday too!!!She would have been 99 today! Wow!

See you soon!!!

Miranda said...

gorgeous card Chris, lovely
thanks for joining the paper creations ink challenge this week

Unknown said...

Beautiful with lovely colours. Thanks for joining us at Divas

Sabrina Jackson said...

Chris, wow, girl, you have knocked this one all the way out of the ball park!! So many wonderful details and your coloring is amazing!! Happy Birthday to your Mom, I am glad you've had some quality time!! Have a blessed weekend my friend!!

Linda . J said...

Love your card Chris, all the details are so fabulous, fantastic flower, so beautifully coloured.
Hugs Linda

Larelyn said...

Lovely card with amazing details. Thanks for sharing at DC.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card.Amazing colouring and lots of pretty details.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Silke Ledlow said...

Beautiful card Chris! The new stamps are really neat and you made them look fabbo on your card! Hugs ~S~

sara said...

so pretty love that gorgeous bow and your crochet flower thanks so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
hugs sara x

Sandra DeFalco said...

Very pretty Chris, love that shabby ribbon!
Thanks for playing in our 'STITCHING' Challenge #27! Any Digital OR Stamped image is required to be eligible to win!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Debra James said...

Absolutely gorgeous, such a soft and pretty card,your embelishments are perfect and I love how you have cut the image out of the die, perfect. Thanks for playing with Little Miss Muffet Stamps Challenge,xxx

* Shell B.* said...

Awesome job on your card!

Thanks for joining us this week for the challenge at Come and Get It!


Cindy Haffner said...

Oh Chris this is so PRETTY!!

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Chris. Love the image and beautifully coloured

ChickieChirps said...

Beautiful card Chris! I love the colours and all the lovely details!

Thanks for joining us for the Outside the Diecut challenge at Little Miss Muffet stamps!


Ciska said...

Wow, that is some challenge! I don't think I own anything seamstressy, but you obviously didn't have that problem! It's a great card and I especially love the sentiment and flower :) Thanks for joining in on our challenge over at Card Makin' Mamas!

Annette Bowes said...

Gorgeous card as always Chris! Love your beautiful flower! Love the 'Sew special' image and beautiful lace. Wishing your mum a very Happy Birthday for yesterday, how lovely you and the girls spent time with her on her special day! Glad you are all well. Take careX:)

Unknown said...

Such a gorgeous card!

LindaS said...

Fantastic card. Love the rock chair with the plaid - looks so warm and comfortly. Gorgeous flower. Thanks for joining Pattie's Creations Design Challenge LindaS/PCDT

Unknown said...

What a beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs this week for our coloring challenge ~ you rocked it!

Anonymous said...

Your card is gorgeous! You did a fantastic job with the coloring. Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Frosted Designs :)

crafty amy said...

This is a beautiful card :D It is always nice to catch up with family
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.


Amy xx

Marlena M. said...

Gorgeous image. Lovely card! ;)

gina g said...

Gorgeous card love the image and sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. luv gina xx

Pattie G said...

WOW, this is so beautiful! I love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Pattie’s Creations Design Challenge.
Pattie ♥

Basslady said...

absolutely delightful and fantastic!

love the embellishments...they look so fabulous!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Sara said...

So pretty, love the bow! Thanks for playing along with SSD!

Faye said...

What a superb card. I really love the image and the fabby crochet flower. Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at Little Miss Muffet. x

sallysbitz2 said...

Chris, this is one beautiful card x

Thanks for joining us this week @ Delightful Challenges & Good Luck x

hugs sally x

Sandra DeFalco said...

Chris - Congrats on being picked as TOP 3 at our challenge. Please grab 'Allie's Top 3 Badge' (the Blue one) and place on your sidebar to be eligible for our monthly draw on August 31st.
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

Betty Wright said...

This is so beautiful, Chris! You colored the quilt fabulously! Wonderful design and detailing!

Katja said...

Thank you so much for joining our 'outside the diecut'-challenge at Little Miss Muffet! Your card is very pretty.

Katja (LMM-DT member)


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