5.28.2013

Riley's New Challenge!!




Good Morning, sweet friends ~
 still flying right along in these unbelievably crazy days, trying to catch my breath and keep a smile on through sheer exhaustion!  It's been one event after another but despite the insanity, I know how absolutely blessed we are.  Our son just finished up school on Friday and we anxiously await his sisters finishing in 2 more weeks, including one of whom will be graduating and the other moving on to the same high school :)  

Today marks the new Riley and Company bi-weekly challenge and this week, our hostess is Jovita!  She brings us a fun challenge: "anything but a card" -  how crafty, challenging + creative!
Being an avid reader, my mind went straight for a bookmark *wink!*
Using the newly released stamp "Strong", an absolutely lovely sentiment, I created this simple book marker with bold colors of yellow and blue. And the best part even yet ... this entire bookmark was made from everything scraps!  Tiny slivers of dsp, left over ribbon and buttons that needed a turn :)




To play create a card using Riley and Company images. Once you have created your card/project come back here and place a comment with a link to your card/project to this post so that we can see what you created. If you upload your card/project to SCS don't forget to include the keyword RILEY1113.  We can't wait to see what you create!
Don’t forget to check out the rest of the Design Teams blogs today so see what they created for this challenge - you can find them in my sidebar!

I leave you with this beautiful quote today :)

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. 

Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. 
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. 
Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others. 
Live in the faith that the whole world is on your side so long as you are true to the best that is in you!

--Christian D. Larson

Big hugs to you, Bigger Blessings!
~Kelly

27 comments:

  1. Kelly this is adorable - love how you have used up the scraps and created a mini masterpiece.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Adorable bookmark, Kelly ! I also love to make them- i´m a bookworm too ;-)

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  3. What an awesome sentiment, Kelly! So perfect for your beautiful bookmark! Sensational layout and papers!!

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  4. Amen to that sentiment!!!! Gorgeous book mark!

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  7. Beautiful book mark Kelly and beautiful sentiment.

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  8. Beautiful bookmark! I love the colors and the cute butterfly!

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  9. Love your bookmark! The design is just perfect and love the sentiment too!
    Lynn

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  10. wonderful Kelly, love your bookmark... HUGs xoxo Eine schöne Woche für dich....

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  11. Such a lovely bookmark and equally great sentiment. Soon, you can take a breath and take in all the wonderful accomplishments.

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  12. Lovely bookmark and terrific words of encouragement! The butterfly is a great touch!

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  13. Beautiful, love the colors!

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  14. So cute Kelly and I love the blue and yellow you have on your bookmark. The little butterfly sets the tone for the whole creation. What a fabulous way to use up your scraps.

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  15. Wonderful sentiment Kelly! Great idea for the "anything but a card" challenge since you're such an avid reader.

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  16. Love the bookmark (especially the colors)! Great sentiment too!

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  17. If I tell you that I needed that quote today, it would be an understatement. Lots of turmoil in my office and a lot of sadness, so thank you for that chin raising quote! Love the color combo and the look of the bookmark! You never know when or how you touch someone when you post, well, you did today!

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  18. Awesome Kelly, a perfect sentiment to have on something you'll view often, like a bookmark! Love the colours and papers too!

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  19. Awesome book mark my sweet friend and wonderful quote...(I need to write that down and read it EVERY DAY!!!)Great job..

    Big hugs....

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  20. This is so lovely. I've always loved that sentiment and you've turned it into a great bookmark. The butterflies add a great touch.

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  21. So beautiful - love the sentiment!!

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  22. Beautiful bookmark! A fab way to use up some scraps!

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  23. Oh, I love your beautiful, blue bookmark! The papers are so pretty and I love the sentiment!

    We are having a 'spring cleaning/anything goes' challenge at Anything But a Card. You should link this up!
    http://anythingbutacard.blogspot.ca/2013/05/anything-but-card-challenges-challenge_26.html

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  24. I have always love this sentiment and your use of it is fantastic!

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  25. This is a beautiful bookmark with such a great sentiment.

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  26. hey...I should do some Riley challenges. I have 3 or four moose who are rather dry/ not inked!

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