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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Happy Tuesday Friends!!  I hope everyone is well!!  The card I have to share with you today looks like spring...opposite of this past week with the snow and the COOL temperatures!!  I have never experienced snow in Virginia until this past week while on the road, quite a ways away from home.  Being from NY, I am used to snow and driving in it....I learned one thing about Virginia...they don't know how to clear the roads here....I thank God for being with Scott and I on that long journey home!!

Today's card is for the Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs.  This week's challenge is:

For a Child: Make a card or project for a child or 
new baby.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Special Girl, Princess

ODBD Stamps Used: PrincessSpecial Girl
Dies: Marvelous Squares, Decorative Labels 1, Banners Trio, Classic Ovals
Paper: Echo Park: Vintage
Accessories: Silver Embossing Powder, pearls, lace, May Arts Silk
Ink: Black Memento, Copics

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

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, click here.  You have until January 27th to join us.    You do not have to use an ODBD stamp to join in, but we would love to see them if you have them.  Plus....your card will only be featured in the top 3 if you use ODBD stamps.  Anyone, however, has a chance to win the $15 certificate toward ODBD stamps.
We would love to see your creations.

Challenges I am entering my card in: 
Art With No Boundaries Show Off Your Art - Always Anything Goes  Card Mania - GirlyCards by Lady Anne / Monday Anything Goes Challenge -  Anything GoesCupcake Craft -  Make a SceneForever Friends -  Birthdays
Biweekly challenge Your Favorite Embellishment (ribbon and lace)House of Gilli -  Anything goes with pink and blingKaboodle Doodles - RibbonWordArt Wednesdays - word art freebie OR use an encouraging uplifting sentiment - #63 anything goesGlitter n Sparkle - Sentiment Sugar Creek Hollow  -  #45 Tic Tac Toe* lace, ribbon, pearl

I hope this creation, has somehow inspired you.

Thanks for stopping by!!  Have a great day!!

hugs and blessings,


slbt17 said...

Sandra ltb

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card...
Lovely detail

Chrissy said...

So pretty Chris..realy fit for a princess, love the beautiful bow, such a gorgeous colour.


Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez said...

Indeed a card fit for a Royal princess! So pretty and beautiful from the colors, coloring, the lace and the crown. Lovely work on it! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Ribbons” Challenge!

Kath - Admin
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

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Cathymac said...

This card is truly magical and fit for a princess, Chris! Love the easel design and the beautiful, sparkly tiara and how it hangs on the corner of the main panel. The coloring and sponging is gorgeous! Hugs!

Pia S said...

A real fairy tale of a card, perfect for a little princess! Beautiful!

Sabrina said...

LOL, they don't know how to manage snow here either. It used to drive my mother crazy, having moved here from Canada. The easel card is perfect for setting your castle above that green grassy foreground - and that crown is simply amazing and really magical looking!

Ani said...

Totally stunning! Wow! I love your colouring and the whole layout of the card! Would you confirm that you're applying for a DT position in Card Mania Challenges as you've linked your card to the DT Call post.

craftygranny said...

wow absolutely stunning. great image and beautifully coloured. thanks for sharing at glitternsparkle hugs trisha x

Sandra H said...

Hi, Awwww what a pretty card and such a lovely image too great layout and beautifully presented......thank you for joining our in our challenge over at Forever Friends your favourit embellishment good luck and hope to see you again next time DT Member Sandra H xx

Karen Letchworth said...

Chris, I fell in love with this stamp set the first time I saw it, and now I'm loving it even more. How adorable! Your cards are always SO darling, and this one is just divine. THanks for sharing your talents with us by linking up in this week's challenge. I just love seeing your sweet creations, and thank you SO much for sharing.
Blessings to you,
Word Art Wednesday

Anonymous said...

Such a royal design too Chris!! ;) Love your easel design and the image you've used!! HUGS

Danni said...

This is stunning!! Wow!! Great card!

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Fabulous card however you have linked it to our fortnightly challenge (theme is use your favourite embellishments) when I think you meant it to be in the monthly challenge (birthdays) so if you want it to count for the draw can you please delete this entry and link up to the monthly linky - Good luck
Hugs Julie x
Forever Friends DT

Cards By Jan said...

Such a sweet card for a sweet little princess!! I love, love, love it...awesome layout, DSP and love it in the easel card!! AWESOME!!
Blessings & Hugs

Penny said...

Spectacular card! Love the easel design, the fab image & coloring, the die cuts, papers, sentiments, and embellishments! Thank you for sharing this with us at Lady Anne's this month! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Unknown said...

Castles Princesses, a crown on the corner of the castle. What a darling card.
Thank you for joining us at Word Art Wednesday.
Carole Robb Bisson
The Blessing of the LORD be Upon You!

Kathy said...

This is so cute, Chris! Beautiful coloring and the clouds are awesome! Love how you did the crown, wow! Blessings! Kathy

Jan Marie said...

Chris, your card is a royal beauty!! It is just like a fairy tale storybook.. .in 3D. Love the way you've done the crown on the acetate. . .very clever!! You get the crown for this challenge!! Queen Chris!! :D

Toni Herron said...

Awesome!! Wow this is so gorgeous!
Such a sweet magical card! (I want it! lol..)
Thanks for sharing this with us at Glitter n Sparkle.. :)
Toni - DT

Shea said...

Fabulous as always. Love all the details and patterns. That tiara is the living end! Such a perfect, magical card!

Unknown said...

Absolutely beautiful card, Chris.

Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles for this week's challenge.

Unknown said...

Such an amazing card! Love your scene and the beautiful details! Thanks for joining us over at Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs and sunshine

Audrey Hiltke said...

Chris - this is absolutely precious!! I love the Castle and you've colored it and added just the right elements to really make it shine. I love easel cards and yours is fabulous!

Meggymay said...

A magical card, its a wonderful scene. Thank you for joining us at SCH this week.

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Conniecrafter said...

that is just precious, perfect framing for the image!!

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jane stillman said...

What a stunning card, just love the image too. Thank you for joining us over at Glitter n Sparkle this week, good luck

Amy Johnson said...

Such a pretty and magical card!

Diana Nguyen said...

This card is definitely a labor of love! All the coloring, sponging, layers... and not to mention cutting out that tiara! Wowzer! Love love love!

Donna said...

Such a pretty card and a really fab scene you have created, love how you've pulled it all together. Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge at Cupcake :) Donna ♥ x

Linda said...

Oh this is an adorable card!!! I love fairytales!!!

Thanx for joining us over at Foreverfriendschallengeblog fortnightly challenge favo embellishments!!
Gd luck in the draw!!!!
Linda (DTFF)

Mary said...

Thank you for visiting my blog in the current ODBD challenge! It was my first ever entry and I neglected to say that on my post or even mention the challenge! GASP! So I edited it and I apologize for not mentioning it before!!! See you online! ~Mary

Tanya said...

Beautiful card, very magical :) I love the details :)

Thanks for joining the Fortnightly Challenge at the Forever Friends Challenge Blog.

Tanya xx

Tracy said...

WOW this is just beautiful, and definitely fit for a princess.

thank you for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week x

Ellis said...

Stunning easel card and great coloring, I would love if I got a card like that! =)
Thanks for joining us on Anything Goes at Lady Anne's challenges!
Hugs, Elenor DT


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