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Saturday, November 26, 2011
Happy Saturday Everyone!!  By the time you view this post, we will be in Lancaster, VA taking a much needed respite or time away.  We all have been looking so forward to seeing all this Christmas decorations and seeing the sites there!!!

Anywho....It is time for another Shining the Light challenge this week!!

This weeks challenge:  
Is a Recipe!!- Ribbon, lace, and some glitter

To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for thprize must be submitted by Friday, December 2 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. Inorder to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, December 2 at 8 a.m. EST.If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC86. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.
Here is my take on the challenge using sneak peeks of the Little Things and Honey Comb Background stamps at ODBD to be released on December 1.  The border along the top is done with Floral Doily Accents from Spellbinders.  The background is embossed in gold and bordered with gold glitter paper.  The flowers are altered single prima flowers (very old stash) crumpled and layered together to make fuller blooms. The leaves are made with a Martha Stewart leaf punch and a Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish die.  The stick pin has pearls and gold glittered balls (from a floral swag at Michaels).  The lace and seam binding was gifted to me by my dear friend Sabrina.  Thanks Sabrina!!

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

If you would like to join the challenge or find out more details, click here to the Our Daily Bread Designs Challenge post.

Challenges I am entering my creation:
 Card Makin' Mamas - Sentiments
 Clearly Inspired -  FlowersInspire Me Fridays - Anything GoesMoving Along With The Times  Ribbons and BowsCooking It Up With Katie - # 85 punch, ink, embossingPapercraft Star - #71 anything goes*Whimsical Wednesdays - textureCreative Craft Challenges  Free For All Week Get Hippity with Ippity - Embossing My Craft SpotHandmade Flower PowerPaper Playtime -  Say It With Sentiments
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - StitchingStamps R Us - Bling It OnAddicted to Stamps  Pearls and LaceLollipop Crafts - Anything GoesOne Stitch At A Time - Anything Goes 

Blessings to you all!!  Have a great weekend!!



Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Mom!! I love the colors and the gold sticks out beautifully!! Gorgeous flowers!!

Saints Rule! said...

So pretty Chris! I love that honeycomb background and how you embossed it so richly! And those flowers are delightful! I love how you repurposed those for today's project! The whole thing just sings! Have a wonderful weekend!

Cindy Haffner said...

Chris your work is always BREATHTAKING!!~

irishgreensue said...

Sweet Chris, this is so BEAUTIFUL! Your golden honeycomb is totally spotlighted by the punched border and the gorgeous lace! Love how you added a stickpin to your lovely altered flowers - what a beautiful cluster to point out your Scripture message!! wish list grows!!!

Dawnll said...

Love the collage with dies and beautiful

Charlene Merrick (LilLuvsStampin) said...

It's beautiful, Chris! I love the honeycomb bg. Enjoy your respite!

Unknown said...

Lovely card Chris, and a great sentiment. How appropriate!! Hugs, Frea

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Oh, this is simply BEAUTIFUL and the sentiment fits so perfectly with you DP. WOW!!!

Sabrina Jackson said...

Chris, girl, your honeycomb card came out absolutely AMAZING to say the least!!! I love every little detail! Have a blessed weekend my friend! Hugs, Sabrina

Sandra H said...

Hi Chris, love your honeycomb card its just fabulous:) Sandra H

Chrissy said...

Beautiful card Chris, love the colour combo,gorgeous lace..


Francie G. said...

Gorgeous, Chris! Love the honeycomb and the elegant flowers! Enjoy your time away!

FerrellGraph-x said...

Chris this is such a beautiful card! It's always a pleasure to have you join us at Papercraft Star!
Kindest regards,

Merlyn said...

Wonderful card:)

Kreativmonster said...

Very elegant card, Chris, I like this style!
Thank you for sharing this with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY.

Made by Mandy said...

What a fabulous card :)

Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT. Hope to see you back again soon.

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Greatfully and beautiful Done Creation!! Love the yellow!! Beautiful!!
Card lover!!

NanaConnie said...

Beautiful! Thanks for joining us this week at Cooking It Up with Katie. Good luck in the challenge and I hope you're going to play again soon.
NanaConnie DT Chef

Unknown said...

Again very nice and pretty card Chris!
Hugs Ageeth x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Chris.

Hugs Riet.xx

Stressed Stamper said...

Beautiful honeycomb card - love it.
Hope you had a nice break
Sarah x

shelly said...

pretty pretty card chris :) thanks for sharing this week at whimdesigns :)

GiGi said...

Beautiful card! I love the honeycomb paper and flowers! Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

Shannon White said...

Wowzers! Is this ever Gorgeous! I am Loving the Beautiful flowers and vines and flourishes! Just Fabulous! Such a Lovely sentiment too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stamps R Us! 8-)

Joan Ervin said...

This is sooo gorgeous, Chris...I love the background and your flower bouquet is absolutely stunning!!!!

cheryl said...

oh chris this is simply stunning,your detail is just fantastic, ,bless you for playing at creative craft challenge this week,too hugs cherylxxxxx

Sherry Kushibab said...

Chris, what a sweet bouquet with the sweet sentiment...lovely card. Enjoy your family time in VA. Blessings

Bamabel said...

This is gorgeous! So classy and elegant! Thanks for playing along with us this week at My Craft Spot!


Amy Johnson said...

Wow! How absolutely gorgeous! Love the flower cluster, and that honeycomb background is perfect for that sentiment. Have a great vacation!

Anonymous said...

What a gorgeous card Chris!! Love the gold embossing and the flower detail. The sentiment is perfect with the background!! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

Marlene (cards4u) said...

Tthis is absolutely beautiful - can't wait to see the new release!

Silke Ledlow said...

Chris, this is one beautiful card! Love this design...hugs ~S~

Greta said...

Striking card! Love the border at the top & the lace!

joni said...

Chris this is absolutely stunning! Everything about it is just fab!!!! Wow!!! Totally blown away! Thanks for joining our challenge at Whimsical Designs!!!

Lisa Jane said...

Beautiful card - love the colours
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

Sentimental Scrapper said...

Gorgeous card!! Your flowers are just beautiful and I love the lace! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!


Melissa Czapor said...

Fabulous Card!! I just love the color combo with the beautiful lace!! Thanks for joining us at Get Hippity with Ippity!! Blessings and Hugs!!

DIANA L. said...

Amazing your work is so elegant i just love your flowers your card is so beautiful.



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