Thursday, January 6, 2011

A New Beginning with Do it With Digi's

Today  is the kickoff of the new challenge blog Do it With Digi's and I have been invited to be a guest contributor, a Digi Diva.  So periodically I will be sharing something I have made for that team.  The blog owner, Lynne Salmon, owns a digital sentiment company Sentiments 4 You and we will be promoting her digis.  The theme for our first challenge is New Beginnings, a perfect theme for a new challenge and a new year.  And there are prizes!  Yes, this week two $10 gift certificates are being given away - one is for Bunny Zoe's and the other for Sentiments 4 You.

Here's my take on the challenge.  I used an awesome sketch from I Love to Stamp.  The New Baby sentiment can be found in the Sentiments 4 You store.  To celebrate the challenge blog launch, it is on sale this week for 50% off.  Be sure to check it out and see what other cool sentiments Lynne has in her store.

The card is built on a shell of Barely Banana and uses the Lullaby digital paper pack from Raspberry Road.  The paper has been distressed and sponged with Antique Linen distress ink.  The main image, a free digital download from Create With TLC,  was printed on vellum and layered over a piece of CS that had been run through the Swiss Dots embossing folder.  Spellbinders dies were used for the sentiment element.  Lots of stitching and a scrap of lace later and this one was ready to be blogged.

Hope you will check out this new challenge blog and share your New Beginnings make with us!  And stop by the other designers' blogs too.  Lots of great talent waiting to be seen!

Thanks for stopping by!

Hugs and blessings,

Challenges, Etc.
Create With TLC - has a get to know us blog hop going - enter using of of their creations
Order of the Opus Gluei - a new beginnings blog hop
Quirky Crafts - New Beginnings
Creative Card Crew - New Beginnings
Try it Out Tuesday - New Beginnings
Simon Says Stamp - New Beginnings
Drunken Stampers - New
I Love to Stamp - Sketch for You to Try
Crafts and Me - Paper Tearing
Flourishes Bring Back Beautiful - The Beauty of Vintage


Lori said...

Gorgeous! Yikes, look at all that sewing! Well, that helped make it even more gorgeous! lol!

Rosemary said...

Hey there, Funkie Junkie! Happy new year, so glad to have you back over with us at Opus Gluei!

This is an exquisite card; it calls to the vintage/romantic afficianado in me! You made a beautiful card here - so gentle and sweet!

Thanks so much for participating with us and here's to more challenges with us in 2011!

Sian said...

Stunning card, love it, gorgeous image, great detail and the papers/colours are wonderful!

Unknown said...

I just Love, Love, Love all that stiching.. Looks so beautiful.. All the soft tones you used here look so dreamy, perfect of a new little one!

Hugs, Linda

Tlc Creations said...

Wow....this is gorgeous. Such a beautiful keepsake.

Margreet said...

congrats on being a guest diva, Linda....great honour....but you deserve this gorgeous card with all the stitching!
xxx Margreet

nessy said...

just gorgeous .. amazing image and love all your detail!
vanessa xx

Juls said...

just such a beautiful image!!! gorgeous soft colours...just the most beautiful and elegant card! I love it!! Hugs Juls

ellepaulette said...

Oh my!! So very lovely!!

Rebecca said...

absolutely adorable,I love vintage I love the stitching (not something I can do)

Krisa said...

I'm just, wow, stunned. This card is so absolutely beautiful.

Yvonne Hagane said...

Your vintage touch is so beautiful!
Love the softness of this card. Just perfect:)
Happy new year!

Edith said...

Hi Linda, Happy New Year!
I just love, love this sweet card:)
You really know to put only the exact amount of details on your vintage cards. Beautiful!
Hugs, Edith

Casii said...

Gorgeous, soft, vintage baby feel! Whoever gets this card should treasure it!

coldwaters2 said...

Wowzer Linda this is awesome news and awesome card, those papers and that image look wonderful.
Lorraine x

Sabina said...

wow this is a great card, i love it.

Mandy said...

Linda your card is so beautiful, I love everything
hugs Mandy xx

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Such a beautiful card! It has a very soft feeling to it.

Маги said...

Wow...this is so beautiful card! I love it!

Annika said...

I am feeling an overwhelming urge to CASE you.
Oh, wait, I don't have a sewing machine and hand-stitching all that would be the end of my alreadsy whimpering mojo!!
Maybe I should just buy it off you - it's SO freakin' gorgeous!
Sorry I've been out of loop for so long, it's been more a hospital than a house here for almost a month!

debby4000 said...

Amazing, gorgeous card.

Caro said...

That is so elegant and gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Quirky Crafts

Conniecrafter said...

so sweet!

Suzana said...

Wow these cards are beautiful. The colors are just amazing.

email: said...

Beautiful papers and stitching!!

Thanks so much for sharing your work with us at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


crafty amy said...

Oh wow this is so pretty :D The image is gorgeous and the stitching is a perfect detail.
Thank you for the heads up on the sale :D
Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.


Amy xx

Spyder said...

Such a pretty card, thank you for joining Quirky Craft's New Beginnings Challenge this time round!! Happy New Year

Shelly Schmidt said...

Love this card- the colors are great and love the layout.

Trina said...

I'm here from TLC; you did a great job with that image!

Unknown said...

Hmm I wonder how dod I miss this image from Pauletta or I just can't remeber I've got it lol could be as I've got all of the freebies and more from the shop lol.
Your card is gorgeous,thanks playing along with Try it on Tuesday

Kathy Jones said...

What a gorgeous vintage baby card!!! Love the soft colours and that circular image!! Beautiful!! Thanks so much for playing along with the BBB challenge!!

Heather Rogers said...

This is stunning Linda. Thanks so much for playing at BBB. :)

Spyder said...

It's time to vote for your favourite card and get all your blogging buddies to vote for you!! So hop over to Quirky Craft's! and vote!!


Vicky said...

Hi Linda this is a very beautiful soon as I saw it I thought WOW... it really is gorgeous.

Thankyou for joining us girlies at Crafts & Me & hope you will again, good luck.

Hugs Vicky xx

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

A beautiful card Linda. Good Luck with all your challenges. Lots of fun things to catch the eye.

Amy Sheffer said...

Incredibly beautiful card, Linda! Great job with the SFYTT!

Heather Rogers said...

What a sweet baby card. Thanks for playing at BBB. :)

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