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Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Hello Friends!! I hope everyone has had a blessed New Year!!
I know we as a family have had a wonderful beginning, spending time with all our family !! What a blessing!!!

Today I am popping in to share a card for the Shining the Light challenge!!  The Our Daily Bread Designs challenge has gone back to being a weekly challenge and we are so excited to sharing our first challenge for the 2015 year!!

Today's challenge is a sketch!  Here is my creation using the Poppy Single and Just a Note (just released).  The poppy is framed with the Vintage Label and Vintage Flourish Pattern

Our Daily Bread Designs, Just a Note, Poppy Single, Vintage Label, Vintage Flourish Pattern, designer-Chris Olsen

Card Recipe:
ODBD Stamps Used: Poppy Single, Just a Note
ODBD Dies Used: Vintage Label and Vintage Flourish Pattern
Paper: My Mind's Eye-Happy Day, Neenah White, Pink Pirouette, Pretty in Pink
Spellbinders dies: Curvy Borders 2
Accessories: Sizzix x and o's embossing folder, pink candy stripe twine

Here is the sketch:

It is a New year!! Are you thankful and joyful for the many blessings you have!! We should all be thankful for another day with our heart breathing.  Each day is a gift!!

I will sing and make music to the Lord.  Psalm 27:6

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you enjoy my creation!! For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters: DJ RantsDiana NyugenRobin Clendenning, Gracie Chavez, and Elizabeth Whisson.

Thanks to all who stop by and comment.  It is so appreciated!!



Pauline said...

Chris, this is beautiful. Great take on the sketch. So pretty.

Diana Nguyen said...

So soft and pretty! Love the added touch of the stitching! Praying that this new year is bringing you lots of healing.

Beverly Sager said...

So pretty! Love the colors and the softness of it.

Becky said...

This is beautiful Chris. Love the flower and great stitching.

Conniecrafter said...

very sweet, love the embossing behind your lovely flower and such pretty papers!

Robin Clendenning said...

Oh and I love pink and white! This is just beautiful!!! Love all your sewing and that paper on the bottom is just so sweet and feminine!!! Wow Chris! This is a knock out. I also love the way your twine goes under your flower on that layer. Fantabulous my sweet friend!

Pattie J. said...

Hi Chris, love it. so much texture, and love the verse.

Sandra H said...

Hi Chris.....Simply gorgeous card as always breathtaking and full of lots of lovely details x

Graciellie Design said...

I absolutely love your design dear friend. It's no secret I like to use soft pink tones on my projects and your use of pink on this card looks beautiful! The floral stamp, your coloring, the pattern papers... Oh so many pretty details! Thanks for inspiring me today! Hugs.

Grace said...

Such a soft and pretty card Chris! I love how you used the sketch and the embossed panel behind the flower is the perfect touch! You are so lucky you can sew on paper with your machine! Mine just hates paper and it doesn't do a good job at all! :( Love this one!!!

DJ Rants said...

Wow, so gorgeous!! Beautiful coloring and such fabulous dp, exquisite!!

Alshandra said...

Such a gorgeous card Chris! Love the colours and your embossed panel is beautiful! The stitching is gorgeous too!

somethingcraftybydottie said...

Hi Chris,
My Name is Dottie and I want to thank you for leaving such a lovely comment I am not a follower of your and I hope you will stop back and become my follower and try to win the blog candy. thank you again
God Bless

wendy2512 said...

Very pretty and delicate. pretty soft pinks, and love the layers and pretty touches to finish it off....thanks for sharing with us...:0)

Angella D. Crockett said...

Ooooh, Chris!!! Your sketch card is gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! Love the poppy and the designer paper you chose is so perfect!! The stitching is always icing on the cake for day I will have to find the courage to try it!! HUGS!!!


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