Monday, May 2, 2016

~ Families are Like Quilts ~

Popping in to share a clean and simple card featuring a stamp from Our Daily Bread Designs called Quilted Family and Friends...

Layers and layers...

Burnt Orange CS base measuring 5.5 x 8.5 inches; scored and folded at 4.25 inches
Burnt Orange CS - ODBD's Star Quilt Die
Burnt Orange CS - ODBD's Ovals Die
White CS - ODBD's Pierced Ovals Die
Sentiment - Versafine Black Onyx - ODBD's Quilted Family and Friends

Here are the items you see on today's project...

Thanks for stopping by!  Until next time... 


Sunday, May 1, 2016

May Release and Blog Hop at Our Daily Bread Designs

Welcome to Our Daily Bread Designs' May Release and Blog Hop!  The designers at ODBD have some beautiful creations to share featuring new stamps and dies!  And if you love the vintage feel, this release will be right up your alley!  Don't forget to check the end of my post today to see how you can hop along and potentially win your own gift code to the ODBD website!  

Here is my first card today featuring the new stamp set Tea Time, coordinating die Teapot & RosesFlourishy Frame DiePierced Rectangles Die AND the fabulous Majestic Medallion Die!  

Lot's of layers of lusciousness...  (is that a word????)  
For today's purposes it IS!!!

Layer by Layer -
New ODBD items denoted with ****

4.25 x 11 inch white card stock base; scored and folded at 5.5 inches
****Pierced Rectangles Die and ODBD's Pastel Paper Pack (pink with white polka dot DP)
****Majestic Medallion Die - White CS
****Flourishy Frames Die - White CS
****Flourishy Frames Die and ODBD Pastel Paper Pack (Pink DP)
Neenah Solar Crest - ****Tea Time (Image)

 Image stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and colored with Copics 

After coloring the image I used the coordinating ****Teapot & Roses Die to cut both the flowers and tea pot out, adding them with dimensional foam
The final touch - sentiment (black ink) also from the ****Tea Time set on ODBD's DP - Pastel Paper Pack and framed with Rectangles Die

And here are the new dies  you see on this project...

For today's second project, I chose the new stamp set, My Soul Thirsts

Layer by Layer...

4.25 x 11 inch Cocoa CS, scored and folded at 5.5 inches
****Pierced Rectangles Die with ODBD's DP Vintage Ephemera Paper Collection  (Polka Dot DP)
Cocoa CS - Filigree Frames Die
****My Soul Thirsts - (sentiment stamped with a rich brown ink)

Antique Bronze Microbead Centers
 Brown CS Twigs - ODBD's Lovely Leaves Die

and here are some of ODBD's favorites you see on these projects today...

So now here are the details for today's hop!

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 May 2, 2016 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 May 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Thank you!

So to get started here are the design team blogs...

Lori  (ME)* Robin * Melissa * Julie * 

Sandee * Cathy Dawn * Grace * Lisa *

 Sabrina Diana * Angie  

 Chris * Jan (Guest Designer)

ODBD Blog  (If you get lost along the way!)

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you enjoyed the projects I shared today.  As always I appreciate your feedback!  Blessings....

Thursday, April 28, 2016

~ Quilting Friends are the Best! ~

Good morning!  The weather is a bit dreary here.  I keep reminding myself that April showers bring May flowers.  I can't wait to see some of my late spring favorites come into bloom...  the iris, peonies and cabbage rose...  And speaking of my Grandmother's cabbage rose...  here is a fun card I made in almost the exact shade of rich pink!
I started with a white card stock base cut at 4.25 inches x 11 inches, scoring and folding at 5.5 inches
I added a rich raspberry mat featuring Boho Bolds Paper Pad
White Card Stock - ODBD - Leafy Edged Borders Die - create the lace edging
White Card Stock and ODBD's Beautiful Boho Paper Collection die cut with ODBD's
Sentiment - Memento's Rose Bud ink - ODBD's Quilting Friends and Family stamp set
White Card Stock - Sentiment Panel - ODBD Stitched Ovals Die
Here are some of the items you see used on today's project...

Thanks again for stopping by!  Until next time...  blessings!!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

North Coast Creations' April Release

Welcome to the April Release and Blog Hop for North Coast Creations!  WE have some super cute stamps and coordinating dies to share this month.  I feel certain you will go "bananas" over them!  ;-)

Check the end of today's post for links to the other design team members or the "Coasters" as we are affectionately known!  The design team has several fun designs showcasing the new North Coast Creations release!

Here is the first project featuring the new Thanks a Bunch and coordinating  Monkey and Bananas Die...

 and the colors you see...

And if that isn't darling enough...  here is a fun project featuring the new Little Birdies stamp set and coordinating Birdies Die...

And the reds you can't see here are R27 and R29 plus I forgot to photograph the blues...  B32 and B34...

And here are some of the items you see used today from our sister company, Our Daily Bread Designs...

Card #1

and for Card #2

Don't forget to visit my fellow designs team members and see what kind of fairy dust they have used in their creations!  ;-)


NCC Blog  ***  If you get lost along the way...

The Coasters:

Dawn * Julie * Lori * Sandee

Monday, April 18, 2016

Our Daily Bread Designs' New Product Release

Welcome to a special mid month release at Our Daily Bread Designs.  We have a couple of special stamp sets and coordinating dies that will help you with your Mother's Day cards!

There is nothing more American than Mom and apple pie and this stamp set celebrates just that...

and layer by luscious layer...  

Easel Card - measuring 4.25 by 5.5 inches
Designer Paper for Quilt Design - Americana Quilt Paper Collection & Old Glory Paper Pad
Red, Black and White Card Stock
White Card Stock Base - ODBD - Double Stitched Squares Die
Image & Sentiment - ODBD - Homemade Pie
Sentiment Tag - White Card stock, Cocoa Ink - ODBD - Tag Trios Die
Silver Poster Board - Cookie Sheet - ODBD - Baking Tools
Red, White Card Stock - measuring spoons and measuring cup - ODBD - Baking Tools

and the new items you see...

and a few items from earlier this month...

and an old coordinating paper favorite...

and some favorite dies...

And I have another one to share!  This time featuring the new Mothers Day Baking Tools stamp and coordinating Baking Tools Die.  And did I mention I pulled in a fun ODBD favorite, Apron & Tools Die...

And the layers you see here...

Crushed Curry Card Stock - 4.25 x 11 inches, scored and folded at 5.5 inches
White Card Stock - ODBD Die - Flourished Star Pattern Die
Crushed Curry CS - ODBD Die - Double Stitched Rectangles Die
ODBD Designer Paper - Cozy Quilt Paper Collection - ODBD Die - Apron & Tools Die
White Card Stock Collar - ODBD Die - Lavish Layers Die
Recollections - Pearls
Offray - Red Ribbon 
Sentiment Panel - ODBD - Mother's Day Baking Tools - Colored with Prismacolor Pencils - Cut/Embossed with ODBD - Double Stitched Rectangles Die
White Card Stock, Kraft, Gold Poster Board, Crushed Curry CS - Tools - ODBD Baking Tools & Apron & Tools Die

Definitely think my Mom will get this one!  Here's some of the items you see here...


Thanks for stopping by today to share is this special mid month release!  Until next time, blessings...