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Thursday, March 14, 2013
Welcome to Our Daily Bread Design's Alumni Team's bi- monthly For the Love Blog Hop.  This week's hop is special since Our Daily Bread Designs is celebrating it's fifth year anniversary.  One of the gifts for a fifth year anniversary is wood. This week the Alumni team along with some of the ODBD designers are featuring a hop For the Love of Wood! Check out each link and leave a comment. If you get lost along the way, each stop will have a full list of links.  One of the posts is a hop hot spot and a name will be drawn from that list of comments to win a $15 ODBD store gift certificate.  So, all you have to do is hop along and see all the creations and leave a little love!  You have until Wednesday, March 27th, at 6 pm.   Enjoy all the beautiful designs featuring For the Love of Wood!

If you arrived here from Deb's amazing blog you are in the right place, if not you may want to start at the beginning so you don't miss any inspiration or a chance to win!!

Here is my creation using the Nest and Happy Spring:


Our Daily Bread Designs, Nest, Happy Spring, Chris Olsen

Our Daily Bread Designs, Nest, Happy Spring, Chris Olsen
The designer Paper is from Prima Melody.  The middle border is created with a Martha Stewart Flower punch. The image is colored with copics.

 Here is the inside using Happy Spring:

Our Daily Bread Designs, Happy Spring, Chris Olsen

Here are the sets used:

Our Daily Bread Designs, Nest


Our Daily Bread Designs, Happy Spring

Here is the list of all the participants just in case you get lost along the way:

Lisa
Connie
Betty
Tosh 
Deb
Chris
Lori
Grace
Angie
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Thanks so much for visiting today!  To continue on the hop, your next stop is the fabulously talented and sweet Lori!! 

blessings,

57 comments:

Cheryl said...

Absolutely gorgeous Chris! LOVE the colors, the dimension and that beautiful ribbon!

Grace said...

Oh this is so pretty Chris! I would never have thought to do it in purples but I just love it!!! Love the inside too!!!
hugs,
Grace

Jan said...

Such a pretty card, love the colours.

Angella D. Crockett said...

Beautiful inside and out! Love the purple tones...yummy!!

StampingJudy said...

A lovely Spring and Easter card! Love the nest!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Easter Card, both inside and out, love the colors!

Shelia said...

Wow, is this ever gorgeous!! I love the purple ribbon and bow with the lace border behind it. The inside is just as pretty as the outside!!

christi said...

your card is such a tree-t. it's so springy and full of sunshine and warm feelings. wonderful inside and out.

Betty said...

Beautiful card...inside and out!! Love the colors! Thanks for sharing!

Patty said...

Lovely card!! That sentiment goes perfect with the nest! Also love how you decorated the inside!

Barbara Bryant said...

This is over the top I want to pick the little eggs up. Great Coloring

Becky said...

Oh My word..How stunning inside and out! Love the purples.

Amy Johnson said...

This is gorgeous! I love how you used the Pussy Willow stamp on the inside!

Grace Baxter said...

Chris, this Easter card is amazing! I absolutely LOVE what you've done on the inside. Thank you for showing us that. To me, a card isn't complete until the inside is as interesting as the outside. Great job!

Sparkly Engineer said...

Purple is just not my color but on this card it is fantastic. You have created a lovely Easter card anyone would be happy to receive and display

Sue D said...

Very pretty and perfect for Easter!

Anonymous said...

Both cards are very pretty. love the pussy willows. Mary L Schreiber

Saints Rule! said...

Beautiful Chris! Love the soft lavender and the nest so daintily perched... So very pretty! Hugs

Lori

TLady said...

VERY SWEET CHRIS!!!!!!!!!! EVEN THE INSIDE IS DONE!!!!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! ANYONE would LOVE to receive THIS EASTER CARD!!!!!! :)

Angelique Vela said...

All those shades of purple. One of my favorite colors.

Conniecrafter said...

Such a great verse and image combination, pretty paper and sweet inside too!

Anita Braddock said...

Simply Gorgeous card the colors are Awesome my Favorite color and the stamp set is Beautiful love the added ribbon and the verse is super. thanks for sharing.

Cathymac said...

WOW, Chris....this is gorgeous! You have been making some fabulous cards using this purple color...the color, the ribbon, and the and the lacy border add to the elegance of this beautiful Easter card!

Anonymous said...

WOW Chris: Your card is gorgeous. Stunning. Love the colors.

Margie F.

Diana Nguyen said...

So bright and cheerful - and the inside is just as beautiful as the outside.

Christine said...

Gorgeous inside and out!

Jennipher said...

Love all the beautiful purple! Those sets used together are perfect.

momandmec said...

What a beautiful Easter Card..love the colors...such a pretty bow, pearls and paper punch border.

Candy Meyers said...

What a sweet card. The color choice is really nice and enhances the image.
Thanks,
Candy Meyers

seamom said...

An oh so pretty card... One of my favorite Bible verses and the nest of eggs to remind us of the newness that comes with each spring. Lovely!

craftymom205 said...

Lovely card.

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Sue from Oregon said...

Lovely-outside and inside!!!

Sonia said...

Great card- love the purple!

Deborah Saaranen said...

Glorious colors and design here Chris! Love it!

Kathy H said...

Beautiful!

stampencamper said...

Chris, this is definetly a showcase stopper and attention getter. Such softness of the colors; and designed inside also; can't get enough of viewing it

Donna DeWitt said...

Beautiful! Soon we will be seeing nests and leaves appearing on trees. Wouldn't have thought doing it in purple, but it definitely works! Thanks for the inspiration!

Lois said...

I absolutely loved how you used the various purples/pinks on this card...it is awesome. I also love the pussy willows inside.

Sue A said...

Such lovely spring colors and the verse you paired it with is just perfect!

Mary Esther said...

Thank you for sharing your card! What a beautiful bow! You have reminded me to stamp more INSIDE the card as well as on the front.

Tosha Leyendekker said...

So pretty in purple Chris!! And I love the added pussy willows inside.

Jan Castle said...

GORGEOUS card using beautiful colors!!!!!!!!!

Cards By Jan said...

Oh Wow Chris!!! This is soooooo pretty, I love your colours, and all your elements!! WOW!!
Hugs

April said...

Beautiful card! I love the bright colors and the gorgeous bow!

Lagene said...

Beautiful, I love your layering and lovely purples!

Linda said...

Elegant card, the colors are so pretty for Spring and Easter. Love the touch of paper lace too.

Betty Wright said...

Beautiful in these hues of lavender, Chris! Gorgeous card1

Jan Weddell said...

Such beautiful colors! A really pretty spring card. tfs

scrappingnana said...

Beautiful Easter card. Love the color.

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Audrey Ann said...

Stunning designs Chris!! I love your bright colors and the unique ways you've combined and used these wonderful images.
Hugs,
Audrey

Janet said...

Oh my, purple my favorite color. Love the Easter card and the spring colors.

Heather said...

This is so beautiful! That bow is stunning and I love how the image and sentiment go so well together. Beautiful inside too.

Marsha said...

I shy away from the whole purple/lavender family but your have worked your magic with them.

Sabrina said...

Yay for a holiday Monday and time to hop along. I just love this one - I spent some time in the afternoon watching a blackbird building her nest. Fabulous work with those colours too!!

Leanne said...

Your card looks gorgeous in this color.

Lucy said...

This is such a lovely lavender beauty!

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