Saturday, March 3, 2012

ODBDSLC99....It's all about the flowers today!!

Hello and welcome to this weeks Shining the Light Challenge over at Our Daily Bread Designs.

This week's challenge: Since our March challenges are now beginning and this month marks the FOURTH Anniversary of Our Daily Bread Designs, all our challenges will focus on the Anniversary!!! Since one of the traditional gifts for the fourth anniversary is flowers. We would like to see flowers on your creations. Not just flower embellishments but flower stamps. You must use Our Daily Bread Stamps to link your creation.

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, March 9th 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, March 9th at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC99. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.
And here is what I came up with
A Faithful Friend


Paper: PTI Vintage Cream, Ripe Avocado, Prima Romantique

Stamps: ODBD Faithful Friend, Mom (2010)

Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Vintage Photo, Tea Dye, Antique Linen, Old Paper

Accessories: Spellbinders Picot Edge Circles, Labels 17, cream lace, Avocado colored lace, handmade stick pin, seed beads (flower center), hand dyed seam binding, Copics

Size:  5.5" x 5.5"

I was trying to color the stamped flowers the same (or similar) colors as the flowers on the Romantique paper, what do you think?

To see what the other ladies have come up with make sure you'll check out







and Rosemary

I promise you will not be disappointed!

To read who won last weeks Shining the Light Challenge and who was awarded the Shining the Light Award make sure you'll check out the ODBD Blog. Remember if you play along in our super fun challenge you'll have a chance on winning a gift certificate that can be used against a stamp purchase in the ODBD Store. 

Well, this is it for me for today! Thanks so much for stopping by, it is always a joy to read your comments.

Hugs and blessings,


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how beautiful dear friend!! I just love your choice of colors and the gold accents. It has a real antiqued or aged look and such elegance. Gorgeous coloring and design! Have a great weekend!! Miss chatting with you...Maybe I can catch up with you when we get back from Virginia.

Francie G. said...

Wow! Beautiful, beautiful, Sabrina! So soft and elegant! Hope you have a beautiful weekend!

Nancy said...

So romantic and beautiful! Love the soft colors!

Conniecrafter said...

So Beautiful, you did a wonderful job of matching the flowers color on the paper, gorgeous antique feel to the pin! Lace combo is Lovely!

Cards By Jan said...

Wow Sabrina!! another BEAUTY, I love this DSP paper, and you did it up just perfectly, I think your did a super job on the colour of your flowers, matches the dsp very well... love & hugs

Saints Rule! said...

Wow!! Did I already say WOW???? Sabrina, just when I think you have knocked my socks off.... YOU DO IT AGAIN!!! This image is PERFECT with the DP... Your coloring is spot on and the embellies are so rich, so decadent... I think I might get cavities just from looking at this beauty!!! Thanks for all of your prayers! Have a wonderful weekend!

Rosemary said...

another true beauty, gf!! you sure know how to rock these challenges! hugs!!

JD said...

Pretty card...I like the added touch of the lovely pin!

Jan Marie said...

Sabrina, girl this is just sublime! Love the colors, the vintage feel, the warmth and gentleness. . .such a gorgeous card, down the last detail!! Hugs!

Jonia said...

Sabrina your card is just beautiful! I love the new set you used and the die and your stick pin with the bow is just beautiful! Another Wow girl!

Kathy said...

Oh, Sabrina, this is simply GORGEOUS!!! Your coloring matches perfectly! Beautiful colors and details! Have a wonderful weekend! Blessings! Kathy

Joanne (jojot) said...

sorry I have been MIA for so 'good' computer has been out for repair for well over a month.....and this dinosaur computer I am using only works with Blogger on 'some' I have not been in blogland much and stamping much less too since it is a hassle to share my work right now......anyhoooooooooo....

this card is so rich and positively glows....wonderful work,as always, my friend

Sarah Bennett said...

Sabrina, you have wowed me again! This is just fabulous. I know I won't surprise you by saying how much I love the vintage feel to it ;-) What an absolute beauty this is- an true treasure of a card!!