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Friday, September 1, 2017

Hello Friends and Welcome to the September New Our Daily Bread Designs Release!!  You won't want to miss all the inspiration from the ODBD Breadbasket (ODBD design team) using these fun patriotic themed stamps and dies!  This month ODBD is releasing two fun fold dies!!

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 September 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 September 3rd, so be sure to check back to see if you won!

My first project uses the fun Tri-shutter card die and the coordinating Tri-Shutter Layer Dies which makes creating this special fold card so easy with amazing results!!! This card uses sentiments from the new Remembrance stamp set as well the Stars and Stripes 6x6 Paper Pad.  The card was embellished with balloons from the Happy Birthday die set as well as the Sparkling Stars and Double Stitched Star dies.  The sentiments are framed and cut from the Layered Lacey Ovals, Pierced Circles, Circles and Ovals dies.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Remembrance, Stars and Stripes Paper, Tri-Shutter Card, Tri-Shutter Layers, Ovals, Layered Lacey Ovals, Ovals, Sparkling Stars, Double Stitched Stars, Circles, Pierced Circles, Happy Birthday dies, Created by Chris Olsen

My second creation is another tri-shutter card created with the amazing Tri-shutter card die and coordinating Tri-shutter layers.  The sentiments are from the Remembrance stamps set.  The background is layered with the Stars and Stripes 6x6 Paper pad.  The front is embellished with a decorative sentiment die cut using the Thank You die.  It includes additional stars cut using the Sparkling Stars and Double Stitched Star dies from gold metallic card stock, white card stock and Stars and Stripes Designer paper.  The sentiments are framed with the Ovals, Pierced Ovals, Circles, and Pierced Circles.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Remembrance, Stars and Stripes Paper, Tri-Shutter Card, Tri-Shutter Layers, Double Stitched Stars, Sparkling Stars, Ovals, Pierced Ovals, Circles, Pierced Circles, Thank You die, by Chris Olsen

My last creation is a simple top fold card which I created with the Defining Forces stamp set.  I just love this sentiment!  The background is created with Kraft paper which was embossed using the Lattice Backgrounds Die and stars cut out with the Double Stitched Stars.  A piece of solid red paper from the Stars and Stripes paper is placed behind it.  Stars were then cut from scraps of the Stars and Stripes 6x6 paper using the Sparkling Stars dies to be adhered in the precut stars of the background.  The sentiment is die cut using the Vintage Labels die.  The outside frame is created using the Pierced Rectangles dies and Double Stitched Rectangles dies.

Our Daily Bread Designs, Defining Forces, Vintage Labels, Double Stitched Stars. Sparkling Stars, Lattice Background dies, by Chris Olsen

This is a photo of the new items used on my cards above:

I hope you enjoyed or are inspired in some way by my creations.  For more inspiration please visit my dt sisters:  Sandee, Cathy, Grace, Lisa, Angie, Lori, Chris, Dawn, Diana, and Helen.

Thanks for stopping by and for your comments!!

May God Bless You!


Unknown said...

AMAZING cards! The patriotic release is so nice. I will definitely be purchasing the Tri-Shutter die set :)

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

Wow...all of your creations are beautiful!

Sabrina Jackson said...

Absolutely amazing cards, Chris! Miss you my sweet friend! Hugs, Sabrina

Helen Gullett said...

Chris, your three shutter cards are AMAZING!!!

Tosha said...

Very nice! Love this release and your cards just make it that much harder to save the wallet. Your first card sparked so many possibilities, my head is swimming. grandstitchesatbrickdotnet

Anonymous said...

Amazing tri-shutter creations, Chris!! I have to get those tri-shutter dies especially with the layers!

Vickie ODell said...

I love the way you combined the Kraft and the Gold cardstocks with the patriotic papers. All three of your cards inspire me!

Pat Swearingen said...

Great cards, great release.

Becky H. said...

Don't you just love this new release so timely for our country . You did a wonderful job on the shutter cards. After seeing yours I need to try these. Very nice work, thanks for sharing.

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your cards are so stunning! I really love this release of stamps and dies.

Sue D said...

Great cards. I really like the Tri Shutter cards.

Sherry said...

gorgeous!! love them all!

McStamper said...

Love your beautiful cards.

Cathymac said...

Beautiful patriotic cards, Chris! Love the two tri-shutter cards...the thank you die with the Remembrance set is perfect! I also love the stars and texture on the Defining Force favorite sentiment from this release! Very inspiring, my friend! Hugs!

Dorcas98 said...

Such awesome cards! Such talent! Thank you so very much for sharing!! Your ideas will get us started making our cards for our ministry. We will be praying for Grace

Dawn said...

Wonderful samples, Chris! Your first tri-shutter just shouts a celebration!! Beautiful!

Grace said...

Chris all 3 of your cards are just beautiful!!! I especially love your tri-shutters! The Thank You die was perfect and I love the balloons on the other one! I so love the Two Defining Forces sentiment and wish I could have gotten it but next order maybe. Great job on all my friend!!! Hope you have a wonderful long weekend!!!


Roberta said...

thanks for sharing your beautiful cards. I'm inspired to start creating, too!

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful cards!! I love the stars peeking out from behind the panel. The tri-shutter cards are lovely.

Sandra H said...


Kelley said...

Wonderful cards, Chris!! So many details!! The trishutter with the balloons is just so festive!! I love all these patriotic cards! Thanks so much for all your time and talents!


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