International Art & Soul Challenge #16

Good Morning Friends,

To enter my prize drawing, please click HERE.

Today is a new challenge over at International Art & Soul the challenge is Lace and/or Pearls.  Here is my design team card.

I made this birthday card for my sister-in-law because she love the beach so much!  I used my favorite Graphic 45 paper and embellishments "By the Sea".  I hope that you can see the little pearls dispersed among the seashells.

This is the inside, I just love the sentiment.

Recipe for this card:

Paper - By the Sea
Embellishments - By the Sea & Prima Seashore
Pearls - Prima
Sentiment -  Just Rite

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge - # 65 Birthdays - 2 wk
Crazy 4 Challenges - C4C401 -Ocean or Beach - 1wk
A Bit More Time To Craft - #51 ATG - 2 wk
Classic Design Team - # 17 ATG - 1 M
Craftyhazelnuts Patterned Paper - Must Use Patterened Paper- 1 M
Create and Inspire Challenge - #65 ATG + Summer Theme - 1 wk
Love To Scrap -LTSCB - #101 ATG - 1 M
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - #95 Birthday 1 M

Please stop by International Art & Soul and see what the other DT sisters have created.  I would love to see your work there!

Thank you so much for stopping by, if you haven't entered my prize drawing I hope you will. Everyone is welcome, I ship internationally.



  1. Yep I can see those super pearls resting amongst the sea shells, the perfect place for the although I prefer real ones around my neck lol. Your SIL is going to love this card, the feel of the beach with your wonderful papers etc. will whisk her away to where she loves to be :) :) :) xxxxx

  2. Lovely card, surely your sister-in-law will enjoy it!

  3. Beautiful!! I just started following you blog, you do amazing work! Now to look at all your wonderful creations, thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Wow... this is so sweet and beautiful! Thanks so much for making it easy for me to find you! Following you back!

  5. Beautiful card. Love all the elements you have included.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Kelly DT for

  6. Wonderful creations !! Im following you and welcome to follow me back !! HUGS
    Ohhh Love this a wonderful make and design !! Have a great time at K&C party
    Welcome to visit and follow My blog
    Cicci With The Pen {Welcome to follow my blog}

  7. Thanks for the invite to follow your lovely blog, thanks for following mine. Cheers Sue N x

  8. Wonderful card for your SIL, I'm sure that she will appreciate your wonderful creation.

  9. Love the beach scene image and love the design. Nice work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT for

  10. So beautiful, Chriss!! I love the papers you used!! Your SIL will treasure it!! Have a great evening!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  11. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at A Bit More Time to Craft. Hope to see you again next time.
    Thank you also for your comments on my blog.

  12. Thank you for following me and I am now your follower. Love you blog!

  13. Fantastic card! Makes me wish we were headed into summer and not winter!

  14. Thanks for following me! I'll follow you back!

  15. Thanks for following me. I'm following you back. Cute card.

  16. Lovely card! Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Maritza DT for

  17. Hi Chriss! Thanks for following me on blogger through K&C, I gladly follow you back!
    Have a great day,
    Laura :)

  18. Thanks so much for following my blog from the Kit and Clowder page. This is a great card love pearls and lace two of my favorite embellishments. Look forward to seeing more of your great work here. Love and hugs Carole x

  19. Hi Chriss :) Thank you for visiting my blog and following me :) I have followed you too.

    Beautiful card - the recipient will love it

  20. Such a lovely card for a beach-lover! The image is really cute and it's so beautifully embellished!

  21. Thankyou for visiting my blog and following me! I am now following you as well! :)
    Karen C

  22. Thanks for following my blog, I am now following you as well.xx

  23. Woohoo, I'm your 700th follower. :D Thank yoi for stopping by my blog and leaving me such a lovely comment. I really appreciate it!
    Your card is very beautiful! <3
    Have a wonderful day! xx

  24. Lovely beach card with all the different elements and the blue check paper gives the impression of a blue sky.
    Thanks for sharing with CHN patterned paper challenge.
    Margaret M DT

  25. Thank you for following my blog and visiting I will follow yours and look forward to seeing all your great creation

  26. Thanks for becoming a follower of my blog and I am going to become a follower of yours Love your card.

  27. This project is beautiful Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Co-Owner/Admin for

  28. gorgeous card - such lovely use of embellishments

    thank you for joining us at the Crafty Friends challenge

  29. What a wonderful design.

    Hugs Diane

  30. Hello…. You have made a beautiful card…. Thanks for entering it into the ‘Birthday’ challenge at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Good luck in the draw and hope you can join us again for our next challenge.
    Diane Louise
    [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  31. What a lovely card!
    Thanks for joining Crafty Friends

    DT Laura

  32. I absolutely love this! Elegant & Beautiful my friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting with Creative M

  33. Hi there, what a lovely card something different. Great image Thank you for joining us over at LTSCB and good luck

    Pen DT

  34. Lovely!

    Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Ania DT for

  35. Gorgeous card!

    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Hesters DT for


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