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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Hello friends!! I am so enjoying the new sets this month at ODBD!! While I am not able to stamp as much as I would like since I have to keep my leg up above my heart and can now sit at a table for a limited time to craft, I so enjoy my crafting time.

Today I am sharing a card using the newest ODBD Shining the Light challenge, In Stitches!!  You can use faux or real stitches or make your creations stitch themed.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Victoria, Birthday Doily, Recipe and Tags Die, Glowbug, Designer-Chris Olsen
ODBD Stamps Used: Victoria, Birthday Doily
ODBD Dies Used: Recipe and Tags die
Spellbinders: Fancy Ribbon Threader
embossing folders: SU Square Lattice, Damask
Accessories: May Arts Peach silk ribbon, green thread, sewing machine, gold embossing, button

Challenges: Word Art Wednesday-Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you enjoy my creation!! For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters: Cheryl ScrivensDJ RantsDiana NyugenRobin ClendenningLinda Carson, and Elizabeth Whisson.

To see all the challenge in one place, click here.  You have until September 21  join in. We would love to see your creations!!



Stef H said...

hey stranger! how the heck are ya? what's with the leg????? this card is gorgeous.... and so is every one you've made as i peruse the blog.

it's been awhile but i DO follow you still and continue to marvel at your gorgeous creations.

things good here. redecorating my house. had it on the market but then took it off. i love it too much to leave, not to mention my neighborhood and neighbors. i have a new grandson, liam, he's now 6 months and gorgeous (but, of course LOL). jade is in 3rd grade and cheerleading. she's a straight A student and loves the cheerleading. all else is good.

hugs, my friend.

Diana Nguyen said...

Gorgeous! Love the different type of stitching you've done here. Beautiful card!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Chris, this is gorgeous! This dress is so beautiful, and the colors you chose are elegant and rich! And your design is so beautiful with the hand stitching around the edge and the gold embossing!! Absolutely stunning, sweet friend! Hugs!

Robin Clendenning said...

Oh how precious! I love your gold thread and hand stitching and well as your machine stitching! What a lovely Victorian beauty! Your peach dress is so sweet! Lovely big bow as well!
Gorgeous my friend!

Unknown said...

The card is outstandingly beautiful. Praying you have an awesome day filled with joy. Thank you for joining our 148th challenge.

Carole and the DT team at Word Art Wednesday.

Pat (mspfd) said...

So beautiful and elegant! Love the soft colors, lovely image, and fantastic textures and coloring.
Spectacular card, Chris!

Diane said...

Wow gorgeous Chris, love the colors, stitching, embossing and fun vintage dress.

Hugs diane

Conniecrafter said...

Such lovely soft coloring of the dress and just love the way you stitched a frame around it.
It is hard for me to complain about my toe when others like you are having it so much harder, hope the time passes quickly for you until you can get that cast off

*Vicki* said...

Oh my goodness Chris, this is a stunner!! Really love the added stitching details...especially with the gold thread!! Absolutely gorgeous!! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

DJ Rants said...

Gasp, this is breathtaking!! You have mastered gorgeousness in the coloring of the dress and wonderful bow, and it all goes so well with the embossed bg and sewing!! Another yummy creation!! Hugs!!

Becky said...

wow Chris, this sure is gorgeous! I love that gold threading.

Linda Carson said...

This card is ever so divine! Absolutely love the softness, the design, the perfect stitching and perfect bow! It's most excellent! Hope you had a pain free day!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Oh wow Chris! This is stunning! But then every card you create is stunning! I love the stitching and the colors and the bow and all the gorgeous layers!!!!

Alshandra said...

Such a beautiful card Chris. Love the colours and your colouring is beautiful. Love how you looped the thread around the large panel and added the button to the tag. Gorgeous.

Grace said...

This is one of my faves this month Chris! Love the soft color combo and the gold stitching! Just beautiful!!!


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