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Monday, February 27, 2017
Hello Friends!! I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful weekend!!  It was a warm and beautiful Saturday and then a bitter cold and windy Saturday.  This a.m. we woke up to a deep freeze at 26 degrees.  So much for our budding trees and flowers.  So sad as everything began to bloom so early. The tulips I share today may be the only tulips I will actually see.

This card uses a sneak peek of the Tulips stamp set and coordinating Tulip die to be released on Wednesday.  It also uses the Deco Border Die, Pierced Ovals, Pierced Rectangles, and Boho Bolds paper pack.


O Lord, how manifold are your works!  In wisdom have you made them all: the earth is full of your creatures.
Psalm 104:24

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

blessings,



Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Hello Friends!! I hope this post finds you well!! It is hard to believe that we are already on the second month of 2017.  Where does the time go?  In a week it will be Valentine's Day.  Other than making cards for my dear daughters or for my hubby, I generally do not create Valentine's Day.  I do, however, make wedding and/or anniversary cards and the dies and stamps this month at ODBD are perfect.

Today's ODBD Shining the Light challenge at ODBD is a Wedding Inspiration.  I had fun picking and or creating a photo collage of wedding cakes, treats, flowers, and etc.


Since Valentine's Day is about pink or red, the inspiration is peach.

Here is my creation:

Our Daily Bread Designs, designed by Chris Olsen, Bitty Borders, Layering Hearts, Small Bow, Tulip Hearts, Lavish Layers, Pierced Rectangles


It was fun to make a his and her heart to symbolize a bride and a groom.  I used sparkly white glitter paper, black glitter cardstock, and silver metallic cardstock to add elegance.  

We would love to have you join us for the challenge!!  You have until March 5th at 8 pm EST to add your creation to the linky.  For your first creation, you may use any stamps but any additional entries must include Our Daily Bread Designs, Northcoast Creations or Artistic Outpost stamps!

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dt sisters:


While many associate the verse below with a wedding or anniversary, it applies to us all.  We are called upon to Love our neighbor as ourselves.  When you read the paper, watch the news or even observe the world around you, you can see that many do not Love as God calls us to.  We are more concerned about ourselves or our reputations than those around us.  What can you do today to show love to those around you and to let them know you care.

Thanks so much for stopping by and for your comments!! They are so appreciated!

hugs,





Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Hello Friends!! Welcome to the ODBD February New Release!! 




 Hello, Friends!! Welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs February 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 February 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 February 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 Gable Box created with the Glorious Gable Box, Let Love Grow stamp set, and Tulip Heart die from the February New Release as well as the previously released Bitty Blossoms dies, Love script die, Fancy Foliage dies, Tag Trio dies and Leaves and Branches dies.  The Gable Box is such a beautiful die for creating a treat box!!  It is easy to create and you may decorate it any way you would like.  It can be more masculine or my elegant or feminine depending upon your preference.  It is very versatile.  I went with a more feminine style.



Here is the side view:



My second creation is a matching card using the new Let Love Grow, Tulip heart die, Layering Heart die, and Glorious Gable Box as well as the Bitty Blossoms and Leaves and Branches 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:
DawnJulieCathyRobinGraceHelenSandeeDianaAngieKathySabrinaLisa, and Lori or the ODBD blog.

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


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