Sunday, August 7, 2011

Basketful of Wishes

Hi Everyone!!

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend. Ours was quite busy and lots of fun. We went out with some friends for lunch yesterday to a place called Big Lou's where they serve a 42" pizza!! It was massive to say the least!! Reagan and I had a pool party to go later in the afternoon and that was a great time as well.

Ok, so ya'll know how much I LOVE my Our Craft Lounge Stamps. Love Love Love this company! I was beyond thrilled to learn that I had won ANOTHER free set from them while I was on vacation a couple of weeks ago. Seriously, this group of ladies is so very generous that I have honestly lost count of how many stamps I have received as gifts from them. All I've ever had to do is either participate in challenges, which ya'll know I love to do, or simply hop around and give OCL love whenever there's a blog hop going on.
I have wanted this set "Out for a Spin" for a while now, so it was a no brainer that I chose it for my free gift. The OCL challenge for this week was to create a non-traditional (or shaped) card. I chose to use my Label 8 Nestabilities to make a card which is actually just slightly smaller than a normal A2 sized card; but it's the largest die size I have.
I decided to use some fun bright colors with this card and at first I didn't have the white twine and flower there; but I added it because I just felt as though it needed a little more oomph!
Well, it is 10:30 and I've not done one productive thing at all this morning! So that is all for me at the moment. Enjoy the rest of your day and thanks so much for spending some time with me!


Challenges for today's card:

Fabulous Friday: Color an image

Pattie's Creations: Stamped Image plus real or faux stitching

Our Craft Lounge: Shaped Card

Catch the Bug: August Anything Goes

Crazy for Challenges: Shaped Card

Ellephantastic Challenge: Add some layers

Mark's Finest Paper: Shaped card

17 comments:

Pattie G said...

This is so nice and perfect for our challenge at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
Hugs
Pattie ♥

Ellephantastic said...

Fabby layers & lovely card.
Thank you for playing along with us this month.
Hugs Helen x

Sandi said...

Dori - sweet card, love your colors!
Thanks for playing in our 'STITCHING' Challenge #27! Any Digital OR Stamped image is required to be eligible to win!
♥ Sandi
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

scrappingmom73 said...

Such a cute card! I love the bicycle. :) You did a lovely job with the challenge. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Frosted Designs.
Lydia

Winnie and Patty said...

What a great card! And a great take on this week's challenge. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge!

Janeen said...

That nestie label makes a great card statement and so cute with that bicycle. Thanks for entering your fun card in the Anything but a regular card size with Speedy the Cat.

Jill said...

Great colours on your layered card, love it! Thanks for playing along at Ellephantastic. Jill

Cheryl said...

oh just love this,brilliant image and love the colors and layout hugs cherylxx

Marilyn Webb said...

Beautiful card and design! Thanks for joining us this week at Catch The Bug.
hugs
Marilyn

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Such a pretty card! Love the colors and image!

Thanks for joining us in this weeks challenge at Catch The Bug!

:) Becky

Stephanie said...

Oh this is such a cute card with one of my favorite OCL stamp sets. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at OCL!

Posh Cat Crafts said...

simply wonderful!! Thank you for joining us at Ellephantastic this month..
Hugs
Tamara

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

It may sound silly, but I love cards with bicycles and flowers....so serene....and this one fits the bill. Thank you for sharing and joining in on the Catch the Bug challenge.

Thistleblue said...

Beautiful card, very sweet image. thanks for joining us this month at Ellephantastic.
hugs
Michelle
Elle DT
xx

Debbie Corbari said...

Adorable card Dori! I'm so happy you played along with OCL this week...and you made.my.day with your comments about this set! YOU ROCK!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

This is so cute. What an adorable image, it brings back memories of my childhood. Love the color and layout too. Thank you so much for playing along with Speedy's Friends challenge. It is a pleasure to visit and see your work. Hope you can play with us again next week.

Bear Hugs,
Carol

Joanne Gilch said...

Wonderful card with gorgeous colors and sentiment. Thank you for joining the 'layers' challenge at Ellephantastic.


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