Shining the Light Challenge...

Happy Saturday All!!  I hope you are all having a great weekend!!
Today I am popping in to share the first challenge of the New Year at the Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light challenge!!

This Week's Challenge-

"In with the new....out with the Old"

The team challenges you to create a card using something new and something old on your card.

To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for thprize must be submitted by Friday, January 13th at 8 a.m. EST. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. If you are not using ODBD stamps, please do not enter more than once. Additional entries without using ODBD stamps will not be commented on or will they qualify for prizes.

While it is not required to use Our Daily Bread Designs images and sentiments on your creations, we would love to see them if you have them.As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing 1 to 2 creations to spotlight for our Shining the Light Award.Inorder to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have yoursubmission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, January 13th at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC91. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the challenge.

Now on to my take for the challenge:

My new items are the stamp set Never Give up and it's matching Cross image and die as well as the designer paper.  My old items are my all time favorite colors, old distressing techniques and the ribbon.

Card Recipe:
Paper: SU chocolate chip, basic black, crumb cake, very vanilla
Accessories: sponge, SU ribbon, clear embossing powder 

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, click here.
We hope you can join the challenge!  We look forward to seeing your creations!!


Saints Rule! said…
I love how you used this stamp Debi! The colors are so soothing and let's the image remain the focus. Wonderful card and so glad to see you on the CT! Blessings....

This is absolutely gorgeous Debi!! I love your choice of colors and papers with this grunge cross!! The distressing and layout are perfect as well. You so rocked this set!!
Welcome to the challenge team!!
Grace said…
This is beautiful Debi! I love the popped up cross and sentiment panel... and the grunge cross stamped on this dp is just beautiful!
Francie G. said…
Oh wow, Debi, this is beautiful! Love the popped up cross and those warm rich colors!
Wanda Cullen said…
LOVE the earthy, more masculine tones you used with this gorgeous card! It would be perfect for a pastor's card!
Rosemary said…
love this fabulous masculine card!! the papers are so rich and warm and perfect for the grunge cross!
Cards By Jan said…
Hi Debi, wow Gorgeous card!! I love all of it, especially the colours, and I'm not much of a brown fan, but your card sure changed my mind, can hardly wait to get this set, so glad to be on the team with ya: hugs
Jan Marie said…
Love this!!! The color, the layers, the patterns! Lovely work, team-sister!
irishgreensue said…
Love how your layout makes the image and the Verse be the focus of your card - awesome BG papers and ribbon merely accentuate the message - just a very touching and inspirational card! Don't know how you keep up with everything, but you are doing an awesome job! Hugs from Sue!
Kelley said…
Debi, this is so cool! My new fave from you!!
kaybee said…
Love this card. The striped background is so calm and lovely.
Sabrina Jackson said…
Oh my goodness, Debi, this card is amazing!!! I love the papers you chose...beautiful! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina
Sarah Bennett said…
What a gorgeous card! That cross is really fabulous- and how you used it is amazing. Great colors and paper choices. LOVE it!

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