Thursday, August 1, 2013


Click here for the DL.ART THANKFUL THURSDAY CHALLENGE #114 Christmas in July (ends August 6)

Happy First  of  August  Friends,

Welcome to another DL.ART Thankful Thursday: LINKY  challenge
This one is for August
open until 11:55 August 31, 2013

 Anything goes. LInk up as often as you like.  I will have the Mr. Linky icon up at 9:00 am.PST 
 and the Party will run until 11:55 pm PST August 31, 2013 
I am really looking forward to seeing all your creative projects. There were
597 entries  last month, I love seeing them and I love to come to your blog and visit. I sure hope your loving these linky parties, I know I do

This graphics 45  "Place In Time"12 x 12 paper pad I have been using for the monthly challenge design is really beautiful, each month it has scenes that are relevant to that particular month and the season of the year.

This month is no different I will use this pad all year for the linky challenges.

I particularly like the vintage look of these papers. For my base I used  PTI vanilla cream card stock and all the other papers are G-45.  I did use crinkle ribbon from my friend Karen (LSP) and viva Pearl pen, white ice.
It is my Hubs B-day today- but he follows my blog, so I am not posting his card until later.

I used the Tuesday morning sketches  # 209 for the design-

The PRIZE for this Linky party is:

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10 yards twine red and white striped twine

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1 -12" border strip from Queen and Company 

 1-  package of 4 creative charms embellishments
may vary from what you see above


Have a Blessed day, Diana

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  1. Such a lovely card Diana, I still can't get over how perfect those pearls are.

    Happy Birthday to Hub, look forward to seeing his card : )

  2. Happy August 1st to you! Happy Birthday to your husband. Gorgeous card, Diana.


  3. Happy Birthday to Diana husband! Thank you for another challenge - enjoy your week!

  4. Happy Birthday to your husband and a gorgeous card Diana!
    Hugs, Hazel xx

  5. Wonderful vintage looking papers for this card. Happy Birthday to your hubby. I just made a birthday card for my older sister whose birthday is Aug 3.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  6. August 1st? Where has the summer gone?
    Please wish your husband a happy birthday!!
    Your card is beautiful. TFS.
    That paper sure does have some fun prints on it.

  7. I liked your project.
    Very beautiful.

  8. Happy, happy birthday to your hubby!! I hope he has a wonderful day filled with much love and happiness!! Your card is gorgeous my friend!! I love the vintage images!! Thanks for another fun linky!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  9. Diana,
    As always, what a beautiful card!! I like the vintage look too!
    Congratulations with you're Hubby, Hope you have a wunderful day together!!


  10. Wow! I love the vintage DP!!!! This is so pretty!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

  11. Gorgeous vintage card Diana! I hope your hubby has a wonderful day celebrating his birthday!
    Can't believe it is August already!!
    Sherrie K

  12. Yiippee! New linky party!! Beautiful card!
    Wishing your hubby a HAPPY HAPPY Birthday!!
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
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  13. another fun linky party!!!! Whoooo Hooo!!!!

  14. Happy birthday to your other half. Beautiful card. Thanks for another fun party.
    Have a creative day.
    Hugs Nana
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  15. Happy B-day to your hubby (belated, but not by much, LOL). Love your vintage card, Diana. Graphic 45 is sooo yummy! xxD

  16. Hope you are having fun with all of the birthdays in your family. I love the graphics on this card. They really stand out with the white background. It's only the second and you have over 40 submissions. When i get back in town I am going to make something to link up.

  17. Belated Happy Birthday wishes - hope you had lots of fun and got spoilt rotten! That is one gorgeous card - the papers are gorgeous!
    My first time to join your linky party - thank you! hugs Karen

  18. neat card! Thank you for linking up with us for Tara's linky party at Craftin Desert Diva's We hope that you will join us again for the next linky party!

    Cut One Designs by Robin

  19. Love the vintage card Diana - what fabulous images! TFS

  20. Hi blogger friend...wish your Hubby the VERY best birthday ever! He will love your card unless he thinks you made it because he is getting "OLD"= VINTAGE!
    Your cards are always classy looking without lots of stuff to muck them up.
    TFS and for the Linky party.
    Creative Wishes
    Claire S

  21. Diana, i love the use of stamps in this's really clever! Thank you for using our sketch this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

  22. Oooh fantastic! Love the vintage stamps. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  23. Your card is awesome! I love the colors & the postage stamps. Happy birthday to your hubz! Thanks for another fabulously fun Linky Party :)

    Diana :)
    Leelee Card Designs

  24. My dear friend, your card is gorgeous! As I've said before, you showcase Graphic 45 so well... the images are stunning and I love the sweet crinkle ribbon. Such a beautifully designed creation. Belated birthday wishes and hugs for your hubby! He is truly blessed to have you. :o) Thank you for another fun linky party, Diana! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  25. Lovely card, great take o. The sketch, thanks for another linky party Diana!
    Have a wonderful day!

  26. Such a sweet card! Love that G-45 paper and the way you used it.

  27. beautiful Diana, love the vintage images!
    Thanks for hosting!

  28. Love the pretty vintage images on your card!

  29. thanks for the fun challenge love your card :)

  30. WOW Diana - how many entries - I just made it 525! WOW Have a fabulous weekend.

  31. Love your wonderful vintage design! Beautiful colors and the ribbon is a perfect accent!

  32. Gorgeous vintage design......but of course!!
    Thanks for a fun HUGE # 594 Linky party.
    Creative Wishes
    Claire S


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