Sunday, March 16, 2014

The gift of time

This week at One Stitch at a Time (OSAAT), our theme is Use a Digi. StitchyBear's Digi Outlet has hundreds of digital products from many wonderful artists, and if you use one of our products you'll be entered to win the super-duper main prize of 7 digis. If you don't use a store image, you'll still be in the drawing to win a $3 gift certificate. 

I printed the image onto woodgrain-patterned paper (Echo Park/Lori Whitlock), as well as a white cardstock. I colored it in wood shades with Copics, and pieced it on top of the patterned oval. I cut the oval frame with my Silhouette, from a different woodgrain-patterened paper. I added some detail to the image with glitter pens.

I stamped the sentiment (Our Daily Bread Designs) in Tye Dye distress ink onto a scrap of patterned Kraft paper (K&Company). The background was made by embossing a Core'Dinations cardstock. I sanded it a bit and distressed it with Antique Linen ink (Tim Holtz).

Inspiration/Challenges:
Crafty Girlz #13: Anything Goes
Cards Galore Encore: Use a stamp or digi stamp
Crafty Bloggers Network: Nature
Love to Create: Anything Goes
A Song in your He{ART}: "Time Flies"
The Crafting Cafe: CAS
WordArt Wednesdays: Anything Uplifting Goes


Thank you for visiting, and hope you'll join us this week at One Stitch at a Time,




22 comments:

Mimi said...

OH WOW CG, this is gorgeous, so beautifully coloured and a perfect sentiment too. Great job hun :) Hugs Jane xxxx

Hazel said...

It's beautiful and the sentiment is absolutely perfect. Hazel x

meine-bastelarena said...

Beautiful card. Love the sentiment. Hugs, Sujin

Dawn Lancaster said...

Hi CG hope you're well! Your card is amazing! I love that clock & the sentiment is perfect!
Thanks for joining in the fun at The Crafting Cafe for our CAS challenge!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The wood grain DSP and the embossing are the perfect landing spot for this image. Great color choices. This is a beautiful work of art and I thank God you’ve shared your talent with us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

SAMARA said...

So beautifully colored CG. just lovely. Best, One of your OSAAT DT Angels! xox

Ruza Rebel said...

Lovely card!
Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Create this week.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

ohhhh wow what a fun card! Love the colors you have used for this card! Fabulous embellishments for it!

Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at A Song in your He{art}. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

Diane Noble said...

Thanks so much for joining us in our Word Art Wednesday challenge this week. We love having so many beautiful designs showcased like yours each week. We appreciate your support.
Diane Noble (DT-WAW)

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous,love the clocThank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge. Marlene DTk.

Vicki said...

So pretty. Love the colors. Thanks for joining us at A Song in Your He{ART}.

Stephanie said...

Awesome card - love, love, love the woodgrain background!! Thanks for playing along with us over at A Song In Your He(ART) .. hope you'll join us again soon!

ike said...

Oh, that is fabulous !! Just perfect. :-)
Thank you very much for using one of my digis :-D

Hugz
IKE xxxxxxxxxxxx

Jo said...

A lovely card, I just love all of the wood effect and the colours you have used to match. Thank you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Digi or Stamped image Challenge#3

Scraphappenswithrhonda said...

so pretty thank you for joining challenge at a song in your heart

Planetsusie said...

Hi there cg - this really is a beautiful card and I love your sentiment as well. I think these colours work superbly together and the 'woodgrain' backing paper is a corker! Love it all.

Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

Thanks so much for linking up your lovely project over at A Song in your He{art} for our "Time Flies" Challenge. We'd love to see your beautiful creation in our next challenge - and good luck for this one!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
A SONG IN YOUR HE{ART} DT

Shell B. said...

Wonderful creations CG, love the sentiment!
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Shell in Alaska ~ OSAAT Teamie ~

Lou said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining in our challenge over at The Crafting Café x

Helen said...

Beautiful - just spotted that little owl looking out!

Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Girls Challenge.

Helen x

Gemma said...

Beautiful card
Thank you for joining us at Crafts Galore Encore challenge 3
Gemma xx

Margaret said...

So beautiful. Love your backgrounds and sentiment. Perfect. Maggie - DT Teamie