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Thursday, October 15, 2015
Hello, Friends!!  Today the ODBD team has lots of inspiration to share!! Our Daily Bread Designs is not having only one but a second Christmas Release!!  There are lots of new fun and beautiful dies and stamps so you won't want to miss it!!

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 untilOctober 16, 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 17th, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Here is my first creation using the new Peaceful deer image, the Perfect light sentiment, Merry Mosaic dies, and the Christmas Candle Dies.  

The deer was so much fun to color with copics!!  After I colored the image, I cut it out and mounted it on the Vintage Labels and Vintage Flourish Pattern. The pine in the corner is created using one of the dies in the Christmas Candle Die set.  The flowers and foliage are created using the Merry Mosaic dies and the Fancy Foliages dies.  The paper is from the ODBD Winter Collection 2014, Patriotic Collection, and Christian Faith Collection

Our Daily Bread Designs, Perfect Light, Christmas Candle Dies, Peaceful deer, Merry Mosaic dies, Fancy Foliage Dies, Vintage Flourish Pattern, Vintage Labels, designed by Chris Olsen

Here is my second creation using the Perfect Light Stamp Set, Christmas Candle dies, Merry Mosaic Dies, Christmas Card Collection 2015, and the Ovals and Stitched Ovals dies.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Perfect Light, Christmas Candle Dies, ovals dies, stitched Ovals dies, Merry Mosaic dies, Flourished Star Pattern die, Christmas card Collection 2015, designed by Chris OlsenThe candles were cut out using a white glitter paper and the leaves are filled with an olive green glitter paper.  They really shimmer.  The bottom border is created using the Vintage Flourish Pattern, the  Leafy Edged Border and the pine from the Christmas Candle dies.  The outside gold border is created with the Flourished Star Pattern die.

Here are photos of the materials used from the new release:

Here are a few of my creations I made with the new releases that are posted earlier this week.  You can scroll down my blog a couple of posts for more details.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Christmas Candle Dies, Beautiful Border Dies, stitched oval dies, oval dies, Flourished Star Pattern, Perfect Light stamp set, Designed By Chris OlsenOur Daily Bread Designs, Christmas Candle Dies, Doily Dies, Designed By Chris Olsen

Our Daily Bread Designs, Christmas Candle Dies, Doily Dies, stitched oval dies, oval dies, Flourished Star Pattern, Perfect Light stamp set, Designed By Chris OlsenOur Daily Bread Designs, Merry Mosaics, Peaceful Poinsettias, Fancy Foliage, Beautiful Borders,Peaceful deer stamp set, designed by Chris Olsen

I hope you are inspired in some way by my creations!!  For more inspiration or eye candy, please visit my dt sisters:
Julie * Dawn * Amy *
 Chris- me * Cathy * Grace * Sandee 
Robin T. * Lori * Sabrina * Angie * Diana

Thanks so much for stopping by and for your comments.  Have a blessed day!!


Paula Hymel said...

Oh My Word! These are just absolutely gorgeous! I just hafta get these! You ladies are so talented! Love love love them all!

Lorraine said...

What beautiful cards! I love the look of the not-so-traditional blue.

Grace said...

All your projects are gorgeous my friend!!! My absolutel favorite is the blue one with the deer! Love the richness of the blues and your beautiful coloring and layering! The ornament and card are beautiful as well! Gorgeous as always!!!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Oh wow Chris!!! Stunning cards to say the least! Your deer card is so beautifully colored!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Chris, what gorgeous cards, and I LOVE the deer and how you've colored it...stunning! And what a beautiful arrangement of the dies and the sentiment! Perfection and a lovely Christmas card for years to come. And I love the other one with the candles...simply stunning, sweet friend! Hugs!

Cathymac said...

Your use of the die cuts is stunning as usual, Chris! Both cards are gorgeous! The deer scene is so beautifully colored and your candles card is so elegant! All of your projects are so inspirational, my friend!

lisa808 said...

Your blue card is absolutely sensational! Love those candles too.

Bunny said...

Blue and beautiful. Love both cards and the sentiments are wonderful. The scene with the deer is colored very nicely. I love the darker blue and the lighter blue.

Dawn said...

Your deer scene in blue is just stunning, Chris!! The candles in white against the gold are so elegant! Beautifully done!!!

April said...

These are beautiful! I love the blues on the deer card.

Maria said...

Beautiful cards

Linda Carson said...

Outstanding artwork Chris! Love the coloring on the deer scene w/all the textures! Wish I was on your Christmas card list!!

ionabunny said...

The deer is so pretty and I love the candle die. Hugz

Anonymous said...

Absolutely stunning creations, Chris!! Love your coloring of the deer and all the blue!! Gorgeous layout!! Your second card is so elegant!

MiamiKel said...

Chris, your cards are always a vision of elegance and loveliness - I could pick one of your cards out of a crowd! They have a signature beauty and these two are no exception ~ LOVE the deer card partnered with blue hues, it brings the beauty right out! So much detail and beauty in both of your cards - they shine, they do! TFS and Blessings ♥

Leanne said...

Beautiful cards!!

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful cards!! Love your coloring of the deer.. Very realistic!! Love your other cards too.. Very beautiful!!
Moxie Craftie

Susan Lankford said...

Amazing cards, the branches peeking out from the curved border!

Sue D said...

Beautiful colors on the first and I like the elegance of the second.

Francie G. said...

Wow! So very beautiful, Chris! Can't wait for order to get here!

Robin said...

Love al your layering on first card Chris! Beautifully put together. The Christmas Candle card is simple and elegant! Love how you used the pine branches along the edge of the border!


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