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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Hello Friends!!  I hope this post finds you all well.  As I write this post, it is in the throws of winter with real cold temperatures (below 0) and snow.  While I enjoy the seasons, this is a bit too cold for me.  The snow is very pretty and it is warm inside.

For those who are not experiencing winter or for those who are already looking for spring, this card is for you....flowers!!!

For my creation, I incorporated this month's Shining the Light Color Challenge and used the Seeds of Today stamp set, Whimsical Wildflower 6x6 Paper Collection, Plum Pizzazz 6x6 Paper Collection,  Thanks die, as well as the Pierced Rectangles dies, Rectangles, Ornate Ovals, and Ovals die.

Here is my creation:
Our Daily Bread Designs, Seeds of Today, Pierced Rectangles Die, Rectangles Dies, Thanks dies, Ornate Ovals dies, Ovals dies, Plum Pizzazz 6x6 Paper Collection, Whimsical Wildflower 6x6 Paper Collection, Designed by Chris Olsen
I just love this new designer paper.  The patterns are beautiful and the colors so bold and royal.  It really matches this stamp set!

Here is the colors for this month's ODBD Shining the Light challenge:


We hope you can join this challenge.  You have until February 5 at 8pm EST to add your creation and direct link to the linky on this post.

For more inspiration, please visit my dt sisters: Robin, Julie, and Diana!

Thanks so much for your visits and comments!!  You are so appreciated!

blessings,

Monday, January 16, 2017


Hello Friends!! Today Our Daily Bread Designs has a special Pre-order for all those who are interested in starting to make their Valentine's cards or goodies or for those who may want to make a wedding or engagement card or treat box.  The bread basket (ODBD team) has lots of inspiration to share using this release and you won't want to miss it.

Today I am sharing a creation I created using the Pre-release items Glorious Gable Box, Tulip Hearts, Layered Hearts dies, Let Your Love Grow as well as the previously released: Antique Labels and Border dies, Love die, Bitty Borders dies, Whimsical Wildflower designer paper,  and Lavish Layers dies.

The Glorious Gable Box has insert dies to create windows.  I chose to make my insert be adhered to the front rather than having windows.  The die cut out the inside of the insert on white cardstock and then hand trimmed the outside so I could layer it.  The sentiments are from one of the items offered in the Pre-release- Let Your Love Grow.





The pre-release is being sold in bundles and are available today.  Just click here to see or purchase the bundles seen below.




For more inspiration for the prelease, please visit my amazingly talented dt sisters:

Grace, Dawn, Robin,  Lisa, Helen, Cathy, Julie, Lori, and Diana.

I hope you enjoyed today's post and are inspired in some way by my creation.  Thanks so much for all your views and comments.



Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Hello Friends!! We are now in 2017!  I still remember when we changed to the year 2000 and here we are now in 2017.  Where does the time go?!!!

Today I am popping in to share a creation I created for the color challenge at the ODBD Shining the Light challenge.  I created a basket using the Bountiful Basket die released on January as well as the Whimsical Wildflowers Paper CollectionLeaves and Branches diesSeeds of Today stamp set, Bitty Blossoms dies and the previously released Mini Tag dies.


This basket was fun to make and makes the perfect presentation for a small surprise for someone.  I put chocolate kisses in mine.  The sentiment is from the Seeds of Today stamp set and it is die cut using the Mini Tags dies.  The flowers are made with the Bitty Blossoms and Leaves and Branches dies sets.

The colors for the Shining the Light challenge are:


For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters: RobinJulie, and Diana. You have until January 5 at 8 pm EST to join this color challenge at ODBD!  Just add your direct link to the linky at the bottom of this post.



Happy New Year!! May God Bless you! Thanks so much for stopping by and for your kind words!  I hope you enjoyed my creation!

blessings,
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Hello, Friends!! Happy New Year!!! Welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs January New Release!! You won't want to miss the inspiration from the bread basket using the new release or the chance to win!!  

Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 gift certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the "ODBD stamps column" of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards on their blogs!  You have until January 2, 2017, at 9:00 p.m. EST to leave your comments for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on January 3rd, so be sure to check back to see if you won!

Today I have two projects to share with you.  The first is a card I created with the new Seeds of Today stamp set, Whimsical Wildflowers 6x6 Paper Pad, as well as the previously released Double Stitched Rectangles, Pierced Rectangles, Stitched Ovals, and Doily dies.


My second creation uses the new Bountiful Basket,  Bitty Blossoms, Leaves and Branches as well as the previously released Ornate Ovals and Pretty Posies dies.


 Here are the photos of the new stamps and dies used on the creations above.








For more inspiration for this release, please visit my dt sisters:
DawnJulieCathyRobinGraceHelen, AnitaSandeeDianaAngieKathySabrinaLisa, and Lori or the ODBD blog.


Thanks for stopping by and for your comments. Your visits and kind words deeply touch my heart.


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Hello Friends!!  Christmas is just around the corner.  I just love this time of year as we remember the greatest gift ever given, our Savior's birth!! The added decorations, love from fellow men and the time spent with families and friends just adds to the special gift of the season!! What a joyous time of the year!

Today I am popping in to share a scenic card I created for the ODBDSLC281 Reminder"Be Sentimental" Challenge for Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light Challenge.  The trees are stamped and masked 6 times from the Joys of the Season stamp set (ODBD). The clouds are created with the Clouds and Raindrops Die as a stencil.  The dp for the pennants is created using the Rustic Beauty and Boho Bolds Paper Collection.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Pennant Flag Verses, Pennant Flag dies, Deco Border Dies, Double Stitched Pennant Flag Dies, Joys of the Season, Rustic Beauty Paper Collection, Boho Paper Collection,Designed by Chris Olsen


For more inspiration for the challenge, please visit my dt sisters: Diana, Robin, and Julie.

We would love to see you join us for the challenge!  You have until December 30 to join us.  Please link your creations here.  You must use at least one ODBD, Northcoast Creations, or Artistic Outpost stamp to join.

Thanks for your kind words and visits!! 

blessings,

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