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Thursday, October 1, 2015
Hello, All!!  Today, the Bread Basket at Our Daily Bread Designs has lots of beautiful projects using the new dies, stamps and papers now available at ODBD!!  They really lend themselves to so many creative or even clean and simple projects for Christmas!!!

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!  You have until October 2, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on October 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Here is a creation I made for Christmas using the new Christmas Carols stamp set, Flourished Letters stamp set, Delightful Decorations die set, Embellished Elegant dies,and the 2015 Christmas Paper Collection.

I had so much fun layering with the rich regal papers and the addition of gold and black card stock.
The sentiment is from the Christmas Carol stamp set and it is cut out with the ODBD Stitched Ovals die and matted on an oval cut using ODBD Ovals.  The layered decorative squares behind it are created using the ODBD Layered Lacey Squares die.  The nativity ornament is created using the Delightful Decorations Dies.  The remaining ornament is created with the Elegant Embellished dies.  The letters going down the side use the Flourished Letters stamp set cut out with ovals dies.  The corners are created using gold metallic cardstock and the corner die from the ODBD Fancy Ornaments.

Here is a photo of the inside of the card Using ODBD Fancy Ornaments and Delightful Decorations dies as well as the Leafy Edged Borders.

My second creation is a gift box I created.
It uses the Delightful Decorations stamp (for the sentiment) and the Delightful Decorations die set (for the ornaments).  The paper used is the 2015 Christmas Paper Collection.

The top circles on the top of the gift box are die cut and  matted using the Doily die and Recipe and Tags die.  The decorative trim along the top is created the Beautiful Borders die.

Here are the dies, stamps, and papers used from this release:

For more inspiration, please visit my dt sisters:
Sandee * Julie * Cathy * Amy * Dawn * Lori * Angie
Robin T. * Lisa * Chris * Grace * Sabrina 
Silke * America * Loretta * Robin C.

Here are some of the sneak peeks previously shown this week.  For more details, scroll down the blog or click on the links of the sample number under each project photo.

Thanks for stopping by!!  I so appreciate your comments and visits!!


Diana Nguyen said...

Beautiful rich colors! I especially love the little box!

Angella D. Crockett said...

Wow, Chris, you have outdone yourself!! Both your card and gift box are FAB-U-LOUS!!!!!! Beautiful job as usual!!! HUGS!!

Grace said...

Beautiful samples Chris! Love the box and the vintage feel of the card is awesome!

KarinsArtScrap said...

Chris stunning card and box you have made great designs.
Gr Karin

Robin Clendenning said...

Oh, I can't believe how many gorgeous cards you made! Amazing my friend!! I simply adore the first one, it is my favorite! I love the burgundy'ish and gold together! It is so elegant and rich looking! Wow!
I love them all but the first and the last are my fav's. The last one with the double border and pearls and with the black and gold...just over-the-top gorgeous and elegant! I would love to be on YOUR Christmas card list!
Beautiful my sweet friend!

Maria said...

I love it all. Did a great job

Lorraine said...

Your little box is a clever creation! I also love that you showed us the inside of your card. I love to add little coordinating extras to the inside of my cards.

Unknown said...

I really love the die with the Nativity! So looking forward to using it.
Also, love the inside of the card. I always forget how elegant and fun it is to create on the inside of the card as well.

Donna DeWitt said...

So rich and elegant!!! Love the nativity ornament....thanks for sharing with us!

Dorothy S said...

Absolutely stunning! Your creativity is amazing - I like everything but the first card and the box really caught my eye. Thank you for sharing your talent and time - the comments are so much appreciated.

Sandra H said...

So beautiful x

April said...

These are fabulous! Love the rich colors and all the pretty elements!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Chris, what amazing cards and the beautiful gift box! I too think you've really outdone yourself with all the cards you made for this release and how beautiful each one is. You've really showcased the new sets and dies, and I just love the rich colors and the beautiful gold papers too. Stunning, my friend! Hugs!

Sarosa said...

These are both fantastic designs! The card looks like it needs to be framed and made a regular part of your Christmas decorating. I love the box ... I keep trying to be brave enough to decorate one, so loved seeing this.

DJreflections said...

All of your creations are awesome and you have amazing talent for design! Beautiful cards and gift box!

Unknown said...

The gift box is superb!
Thanks for the inspiration.

Kris B said...

Such a rich and elegant card! Love the colors! Your box is amazing!

Sue D said...

Elegant card and lovely gift box.

Regena said...

love the gift box,,so creative

Gina said...

Beautiful cards and I absolutely love the little box. Wonderful!

UTs Hobby Time said...

I love all your Christmas creation. All are equally beautiful and the colors are so rich and elegant. Very clever use of dies. Thank you for sharing.

Pattie J. said...

Beautiful projects. I really like the bookmarks. they are so good to enclose in your cards. well done with many inspirations...thanks for sharing

Pages with Paula said...

Wow, Chris! That first card is so rich and beautiful, certainly befitting the announcement of the birth of our King! Gorgeous. Your other cards were beautful also. The gift box is adorable. Someone is sure going to be lucky to receive it! Paula

Dawn said...

Wow, Chris!!! Over-the-top Gorgeous here!!! Where to start... ALL are just beautiful, my friend!!!

Peggy said...

Wow, these are all so gorgeous. All of them. I especially love the fact that you decorated the inside of your card. Someone is sure going to be loving it when they receive that gift box.
Great job on everything.
Thank you for sharing

Bunny said...

I think the flourished alphabet and the Christmas Carol stamps are my favorite. This card is so nicely layered. The papers are beautiful. Your eye just moves over the entire creation. It's really lovely. The inside looks so pretty it would almost make me not want to write in it. The gift box is another nice creation. The addition of the bells, lace and ribbon are very pretty. I liked that you popped up the sentiment on top. Very nice.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful cards!! Love the colors and papers you have used.. Lovely!!
Moxie Craftie

Cathymac said...

WOW, Chris! You are really knocking out the gorgeous creations with this release! Love the elegance of the deep colors with the gold accents on your first card. Lucky the person who receives this amazing gift box! Your bookmarks and other cards are equally beautiful, my friend! Hugs!

Robin said...

I love all the layering on your projects Chris! Your color choices are beautiful and elegant! Just love the gift box!

Sherry said...

WOW!!! love all your cards and projects!! I really like the bookmarks!!

Unknown said...

Hi Chris, Very regal cards. Love the looks of them. And a Blessed day to you also.

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Really beautiful collection of cards, Chris! All so elegant & lovely.

Silke Ledlow said...

Fabulous samples Chris!


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