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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Hello Friends!! Today ODBD is having a special holiday release with a few wonderful dies and stamps that will make your card making, projects or scrapbooking fun but also Beautiful!!

Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 Gift Code to the ODBD Website  just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until November 16, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. EST to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on November 17th, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

The first project I am sharing is created with the Holly Oval die and the Holly Jolly paper collection as well as the previously released, Merry and Bright, Merry Mosaic dies, Peaceful Poinsettia dies, Bitty Borders Dies and Lovely Leaves dies.  The book fold is created with the precut and prescored Book Fold kit available in the ODBD store.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Holly Jolly Paper Collection, Merry Mosaics dies, Peaceful Poinsettia Dies, Lovely Leaves Dies, Merry and Bright, Bitty Border dies, Holly Ovals die, Pierced Rectangles, Ovals dies, designed by Chris Olsen
My second creation uses the newly released Ornaments stamp set, coordinating Christmas Ornament dies,  Holly Oval die, and Holly Jolly Paper Collection as well as the previously released Pre-cut and Pre-scored Center Step Fold, Bitty Borders dies, Pierced Rectangles, Mini Bow diesCircle die, and Pierced Circles dies.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Holly Oval, Christmas Ornament, mini bow dies,Christmas Ornaments die, circles die, Pierced circles die, Pierced Rectangles dies, Bitty Border dies, designed by Chris Olsen 

I had so much fun creating these Christmas cards!!  The dies, papers and stamps are and were so much fun!!  I hope you are in some way inspired by my creations. 

For more inspiration, please visit my dt sisters: Sandee, Grace, SabrinaKathyHelen, Robin, Julie, Diana,  Cathy, and Lori or the ODBD blog here. 

These are the stamps and dies used from this new release at ODBD:

I hope you are in some way inspired by my creations.  I am so thankful for all the visits and kind words.  Each and every one is treasured.



Pat said...

Chris your ornament is elegant. I would love to do these and really make them like this with the die it could just be enclosed inside of a card as a keepsake ornament for their tree to remember every year

Sue D said...

Beautiful and elegant cards!

Sandra H said...


Robin Clendenning said...

Oh wow Chris, these are so absolutely gorgeous. Your first one is my total favorite but both are beautiful!!!
Love the white and gold and just everything about the "book" you made! Your mosaic poinsettia with that holly oval die is just so gorgeous!!!
Your second is beautiful too with the Holly oval AND ornament!! what a pretty combo!
Love it dear friend!!

April said...

Beautiful cards! I love the dies. Great job!

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful cards!! Love the folds of both cards!! Both are beautifully decorated!!

Helen Gullett said...

Chris, both cards are WOW-mazing! I love the details on each of the fancy fold card. LOVE them!

McStamper said...

Wonderful cards. The ornament is beautiful.

Lucy E. said...

Wow! So pretty!
The first card is
so amazing! I can't imagine
how long it took to make.
I love the ornament stamps
and the holly die.

Unknown said...

You have hit it out of the park! Lovely and festive!

Carmela said...

Chris, these are gorgeous cards. Love that holiday ornament. Your colors and layouts are beautiful. Great projects!

Anonymous said...

Chris, your cards are stunning!! I so love the red and white with all the gorgeous details on the first. The second is colored to perfection and is so festive.

Grace said...

Oh Chris I love both of your cards! So elegant and full of special details1 My fave is the book fold! I love the touch of gold with the red and white papers, and the finishing touches are just gorgeous!!! Hope you are feeling better my friend!!!


Linda Carson said...

Well, both cards are amazing as always! Details, check! Coloring, check! Design, check! Textures, check!! Picture perfect, double check!!

Julie Gearinger said...

Wow, Chris, both cards are so elegant and gorgeous! Love the fancy folds as well as all of the layers of the new papers and dies- great job, sweet friend!

Karthikha said...

Beautiful cards :) They are so professional and elegant!!

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Beautiful release and cards!!!

Denise Bryant said...

Love your gorgeous book fold and center step fold cards! Beautiful details and papers to showcase these lovely stamps and dies! The Holly Oval is spectacular with its pretty holly and berry design!

Dawn said...

Just gorgeous, Chris!! The book fold is stunning! Two fabulous samples!!


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