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Sunday, January 20, 2013

Looking Through My Kitchen Window


Hi all, I hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend and that those of you with snow have not received too much more. We have had barely any snow so far this year, and as we are already in late January, it is highly doubtful that we will be getting any.


As it is Sunday, it is time for another Release from Digistamps4Joy. This time the rest of my team mates and I have been lucky and Margy has given us 2 images to play with, a wonderful little scenic image drawn by Jen Lee and a fabulous sentiment by Margy herself. I didn’t have time to make 2 cards this time, but I did take the time to play with Jen’s image. It’s called Through the FarmhouseWindow. Now I have to tell you what I told Margy when I saw this fabulous image. Our house that we just moved from was on the corner of 2 roads, both of which came to dead ends. The one road turned into a dead end behind our house. And at the end of that road was a farm, with cows and a hill, only one hill, but this image made me think of our old home and the wonderful farm land I could see looking out my kitchen window. Thank you Jen for bringing me back home for just a bit with your wonderful image.
The sketch I used is this one from Stampin Royalty.

I got the idea for the colours from CDAC’s new Inspiration Challenge.

And the sentiment is from Beccy’s Place. I hope that you will make your way over to the Digistamps4Joy Challenge blog and check out all of the fabulous new images being added to our store and the incredible creations that my team mates have made to inspire and delight you.
 
Thanks for looking ~ Charlene
 
Supplies used: 
 
Die’s: Nestibilities Decorative Labels One, Memory Box Whimsy Circle.
CS: Teal blue, Orange/Yellow are both from SU
DP: SU
Ribbon and rose from my stash
Coloured with SU felts
Apples in tree are coloured with red glitter pen
 
Challenges Entered:

CDAC: Inspiration Challenge
Challenges for Everybody: Challenge # 12 - Anything Goes
Glitter and Sparkle: Challenge #16 - Have a sentiment
Lady Anne's Challenges: Nana Vic's Challenge
Lady Anne's Challenges: Anything Goes Challenge #3

10 comments:

Sara I. said...

Adorable card Char! Love your take on the sketch with the die cuts and the fun, bright colors!!
~hugs
Sara

Shelly Parker - Shellys Images said...

Charlene this is just wonderful! And I love the story with it. It is so fun to visit your blog and get all of the details behind this adorable project. Thanks for sharing this card at CDAC for the Inspiration Challenge.
-Shelly
Shelly's Images.com

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Just adorable Charlene ... GREAT JOB! Awesome coloring and I love those dies you used around your this wonderful window view image.
Thanks for sharing your art!
Darlene
DAR'S CRAFTY CREATIONS
P.S. Thanks for sharing my blog candy info! You're a gem!

Priscilla said...

What a great entry. What a pleasure to visit your blog and I like the new digi too.Thank you so much for playing the cdac challenges. Can't wait to see what you will come up with for the other challenges going on. Remember you can enter as many times as you like till March 31st. Happy crafting.
Priscilla

Sharon said...

Love your card Charlene. i always come away with a smile when I visit you. Thinking of you.

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

great card love the image and the sentiment thanks for joining us at glitter n sparkle and good luck emma xx

Lady Anne said...

Hello Charlene, you have created such a lovely card, great image which you have used from DS4J I love how you have the curtain at the window *smile* and all the little details you have put into it. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx
Lady Anne's Challenges

Kim Kelley said...

AWWW how cute is this! I love the layout and your whole theme! HUGS

Lynnel Lynch said...

Simply marvelous....Beautiful creation! Thanks for sharing.
Lynnel
CDAC DT Member

Lynnel Lynch said...

I think your little sheep are so cute! Your farm 'through the window' is fantastic.I think these inspirational colors are one of my favorite. Love that you chose bold...
Hope to see more of your creations in our CDAC challenges.
Lynnel
CDAC DT Member

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