Saturday, October 4, 2014

Encouragement Card Using DS4J New Release Abbi Digi and CTMH Brushed Paper Pack

Hello blogland.  We are still having very hot weather here in Southern CA.  I hope it is a little cooler for you, wherever you are.  It is time for another Digi Stamps 4 Joy (DS4J) New Release; which takes place every Sunday.  I am using the DS4J Abbi. Jen did a fabulous job creating this beautiful lady.  I didn't get her hair as good as I would have liked; but I didn't have time to do it twice.  

I entered this card into Path Of Positivity Challenge - Determination.  I truly believe what this card states; and that is "If you have discipline, drive and determination....Nothing is Impossible!"  I have had to have a lot of determination in my life to accomplish the goals I set out to accomplish; but I was able to meet most of my goals and dreams for my life.  Don't give up!  Be determined if you want something to work towards accomplishing whatever it is you dream of or plan to do with your life.

DS4J Abbi Digi (New Release Oct 5 2014)

Front of card when closed

Inside of card when closed
Using free sentiment from Lisa @ Decosse's Dynamite Doodles

Supplies used to create this card:

Image and sentiment dies - Spellbinders Elegant Ovals
Butterflies and Butterfly borders on front - Joy Crafts
Yellow Butterflies - La La Land Crafts Fancy Butterfly
Lace borders - Martha Stewart Eyelet Lace

Paper - CTMH Brushed (X7190B)
Cardstock - Pixie (comes in paper pack), Hollyhock and White Daisy
Shiny Cardstock - (pink and yellow) - Paper Fundamentals Whimsy Assortment (Z2033)
Shiny Cardstock - Hollyhock - Paper Fundamentals Adventure Assortment (Z2032)
Image - DS4J Abbi Digi (New Release Oct 5 2014)
Sentiment - Lisa @ Decosse's Dynamite Doodles
Bling - Ki
Silver and pink bling on corners - Jolee;s Boutique

Skin - E0000, E000, E00
Hair - Y11, Y21,m E31
Eyes - CTMH Juniper Light
Lips - RV11
Tongue - RV000

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Path of Positivity Challenge - Determination (1 of 3)
Digi Makeover Challenge - Favorite Color (Pink one of favorites) (No limit) (Monday)
Eureka Stamps - Bling (1 of 3)
Heart 2 Heart Challenges - Favorite Embellishment (Bling) (No limit)
Incy Wincy Designs - Something Old (Bling), Something New (Digi)(1 of 5)
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes (No limit)
PPinky Dolls - Anything Goes or Girly (1 of 1)
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - Anything Goes/Favorite Colors (Pink/yellow) (No limit)
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - Favorite Color (Pink/yellow are two of them) (No limit)
The Crazy Challenge - For a Special Lady (1 of 4)
The Pink Elephant Monday Card Challenge - Anything Goes (No limit)
Whoopsi Daisy - 2 or more Designer Papers (1 of 3)
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Bingo (digi, die cuts, gems) (1 of 3) (Tuesday)
Die Cuttin Divas - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Paper Minutes - Easel Card (No limit)
Sweet Stamps - Dies (1 of 1)
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafters Cafe - Punches and Dies (1 of 3) (Wednesday)
Crafting By Design - Anything Goes (No limit)
Crafting With Butterflies - Anything Goes (1 of 1)
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/3 layers (1 of 3)
DoubleClick Skittles Challenge - Use Pink (1 of 1)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes (No limit)
Miriam's Crafting Blog - Use Pink (1 of 4)
Mod Squad Challenge - Use Pink (No limit)
Sisterhood of Crafters - Lots of Layers (2 of 3)
Whimsy Inspiration - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes (1 of 5)
4 Krafty Girlz - Anything Goes (1 of 3) (Thursday)
Hanna & Friends - Butterflies (No limit)
Sassy Studio Designs - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
QKR Stampede - Anything Goes (1 of 3) (Friday)
Sister Card Act - Anything Goes (No limit)
Catch The Bug - Anything Goes (No limit) (Saturday)
Di's Digi Designs - Girly (1 of 3)
Kit and Clowder - Anything Goes (No limit)
Treasured Times Rubber Stamps and Scrapbooking - Anything Goes (No limit)

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  1. What a sweet card - love the sentiment you have used.

  2. Lovely card thanks for sharing at Whoopsi Daisy good luck x


  3. Thank you for joining this week at Not Just Cards Challenges Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon.
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love

  4. WOW what a fun creation! Love all the butterflies Gloria! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘LOTS OF LAYERS’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  5. Thanks for joining our “Use Pink” Challenge this week at DoubleClick Skittles.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    DoubleClick Skittles DT

  6. this is so beautiful Gloria

    gr karin and

    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

  7. LOVE your SWEET card. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,

  8. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at DoubleClick Skittles Challenge.
    ~DT Barbara

  9. Love all the butterflies~ Thanks for joining us over at DoubleClick Skittles Challenge~

  10. Very colourful. Thanks for taking part in our Paperminutes Challenge.

  11. <3 the card and <3 all the butterflys

  12. Wow, love the beautiful card. Great coloring and the layout is just stunning. :D Love the butterfly dies just gorgeous.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs BINGO Challenge.
    Deborah GDT

  13. This is beautiful! I just love those butterflies! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Ppinkydolls. I hope you join us again for a new challenge starting tomorrow. Hugs! Lizzy DT

  14. She's beautifully colored, Gloria! Loving those butterflies. I guess I have to don 2 DT hats this evening -- It's wonderful that you chose our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede and at Through the Craft Room Door as ones you wanted to join. Good luck in the draw and I hope we see you again next week. Hugz
    NanaConnie DT

  15. Great hair Gloria - great card too. Thanks for sharing this with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  16. What a wonderful card. I love how you used the quote! Thank you for sharing it with us on the Path of Positivity blog this month! Lynda - DT member

  17. So pretty! Love all those butterflies! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  18. Beautiful! I love all your delicate butterflies!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week for the Catch the Bug Challenge! Hope to see you again!

    Cheryl First
    aka Cafexpressions
    DT Member for Bugaboo Stamps

  19. Loving all the butterflies! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    SSD DT

  20. A really great card, the design is great and the colouring is pretty. It's soft and pretty Jacqui DT Sister Act

  21. Beautiful card and wonderful sentiment, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Jac x

  22. Pretty card with a powerful, positive message. Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug this week. Cindy-GDT

  23. Hey Gloria. Your card turned out absolutely beautiful. I just finished adding it to my gallery.

    I also love what you had to say about determination. We really can achieve a lot in our lives if we stay determined. Thanks so much for entering our challenge over at The Path of Positivity!


  24. What a stunning card! Love all those butterflies! Thank you for joining us at Crafting with Dragonflies! Best, CG

  25. Such a beautiful card and a perfect sentiment for encouragement! Thanks for playing with us at Mod Squad!

  26. Great job! Thanks for playing along with H2H!

  27. Lovely digi image, she is beautiful, and those butterfly cuts make the card amazing! Thanks for joining us at Miriam's Crafting Blog for out shades of pink challenge.


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