Monday, April 1, 2013

ODBD's April Release and Blog Hop!

Welcome to the Our Daily Bread designs April Release Blog Hop! We on the DT have been having a great time playing with our new toys, and I have a feeling you're going to want to play too!
 
If you got here from our talented Chris, you are in the right place! If not, you might want to pop on over to the ODBD Blog and start from there so you don't miss any chances to win!

Here are the details of the Hop: 
  • Hop will run April 1 8:00am to April 2 8:00pm EDT
  • Winners will be announced April 3
  • There will be 4 prizes: $10.00, $20.00, $30.00, and $40.00 Gift certificates toward STAMPS in the ODBD Store! *** Must be redeemed within the month of April, so don't let them expire!
  • To qualify to win, simply hop to each designers blog, leave a comment, and return to the ODBD Blog to tell us you completed the hop and if there were any problems along the way! Easy peasy!
So now... on to my projects, the first featuring the new set, Morning Glory
 

shown here...
 
 
 
For this one I stamped the image on Copic friendly paper and colored the image.  I used Spellbinders' Labels Twenty Six to cut and emboss the image.  I cut a larger layer in pink card stock to frame the image.  The matted panel was placed upon an embossed white panel with a slight edging of pink on top of the white card stock base.  Sprigs of die cut greenery frame the image with bits of paper punched flowers.  For a bit of whimsy, I stamped the bee from this set on card stock, fussy cut it and applied it with dimensional foam.  For a final touch, I added a bit of glitter glue to his wings. 
 
And here's another card also featuring Morning Glory and a fabulous new die for ODBD by Spellbinders, Quatrefoil Label
 
 
pictured below...
 

I used a yellow patterned DP as the base layer for both the embossed panel and the Quatrefoil die cut.  The sentiment, from Morning Glory was nestled on Spellbinders' Fancy Tags die.  A few pearls and die cut greenery add a bit of charm to the embossing background.  For interest, I added a few pearls on the new die and a yellow rose with spray. 

As always, thanks for stopping by!
From here, you'll hop to the fabulous Audrey's blog

Card Recipes

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs - Morning Glory
Paper - Bazzill, Georgia Pacific, MME Quilting Bee
Dies - Spellbinders - Quatrefoil Label, Labels Twenty Six, Fancy Tags, Cheery Lynn Designs Fanciful Flourish
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Misc. - Paper Punches, Pearls, CB Embossing Folders, Stickles
 

74 comments:

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Lori both of these cards are stunning my friend! Love the coloring of the Morning Glory on the first and I am in love with the soft yellow and white card!!!!

Dawn said...

just beautiful, Lori! love the pink morning glories and all the texture on the second... lovely samples!

Karen W said...

Both are gorgeous!! Pretty colors and the dies are great!

Becky said...

Both of these are gorgeous, beautiful colors.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What stunning cards Lori! I love the coloring of the morning glory and your pink with your feminine touches on the first card and the textures, colors, and focus on the die of the second!! Stunning!!
hugs,
Chris

Angella D. Crockett said...

Oh, Lori!!! They are both super gorgeous, from the pink Morning Glories to the soft Quatrefoil die.....yumminess galore!!! HUGS!!

Anita Braddock said...

Amazingly beautiful Cards the Details are Stunning. Love the embossing of the Background. the flourishes and the added bling and roses adds such Awesome Touches. thanks for sharing.

Roanna Wong said...

I am in love with your Morning glory card. So elegant and beautiful! Thanks for sharing! *hugs*

Anonymous said...

Lovely, absolutely lovely.


Jeanne Szabo

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous cards. Mary L Schreiber

pj said...

Lori,

I just love your ideas The colors are so soothing and just stand out to catch eye.

I love the new dies and can't wait to get them.

Thank you for sharing your work with us.

Lagene said...

Gorgeous cards, love your embossed backgrounds!

Conniecrafter said...

so pretty, love the embossing choices on both cards, pretty spring cards!

Grace said...

Lori these are both soooo pretty! I love the texture and your soft pink and green combo of the morning glories, and your second one is a knock out! LOVE the yellow and white... so crisp and clean, yet full of texture and details! LOVE them both!!!
hugs,
Grace

Candy Meyers said...

These cards are simply elegant. I'm blown away with their beauty.
Great job.
Candy Meyers

Anonymous said...

Lori, ODBD has the most wonderful designers EVER!!! Your work is inspiring.

God bless you!

~Sherry

maystamp2 said...

Yur morning glory creation is so lovely - beautiful colors. I love how your "scroll" work carries through the viney characteristic of morning glories. One can imagine them growing and continually blooming...Thanks for inspiring all of us!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

These are both just beautiful, Lori! I love the clean crisp white bgs w/ the one color combo. The pink morning glories are lovely and I adore the yellow quatrefoil label w/ the little rose corsage.

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful cards Lori - love the added texture of the embossing!

Anne said...

So very very pretty. The colors are just clear and simple making an elegant card. The little things - the bee and vines - make it so special.

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Lori, my sweet friend, both of your cards are beyond word gorgeous!!! Love the amazing embossing and elegance of both of them! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

MiamiKel said...

Very pretty and oh so lovely - perfect cards for the Spring that everyone is so eagerly awaiting!! Beautiful work!

Thanks for sharing your talent! *Blessings!*

Cheryl said...

Soo pretty! Love the colors you used on both projects! Hugs :) Cheryl

Leanne said...

Absolutely pretty.

Carmi Hrabarchuk said...

Love your designs!

Sherry said...

wow, both cards are absolutly gorgeous!!!! love all the details!!

Debra Miller said...

Both are beautiful and elegant!

Donna F W said...

Lori,

Your cards are as lovely as a spring day! I enjoyed looking at them. Thanks for sharing.

Angelique Vela said...

your projects are so beautiful!

Rosemary said...

both cards are absolutely glorious, lori!! hope you had a wonderful Easter!

Vicky said...

I love your cards. The work is outstanding. My favorite is probably the first one.

momandmec said...

Both cards are
awesome!!!!!

Leslie said...

It continues to amaze me that so many things can be done with the same products and that just one little tweak (in this case the embossing) can produce yet Another whole window of beautiful possibilities. Keep up the great work.

Diane17Lynne said...

Both cards are stunning and the added flourish makes it so. Love the coloring on the morning glories. You have an eye for color.

ML S said...

Both are beautiful cards very soft and delicate, I am a yellow girl so that is my favorite.

Betty said...

Beautiful cards! Such pretty colors! Thanks for sharing!

TLady said...

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am SOOOO LOVING THAT DIE!!!!!!!!!!!! :) GORGEOUUUUUUUUUUUUUS CREATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Christine said...

What marvelous cards! I love the pink and green combination in the first, and the sentiment on the second is wonderful You are masterful in you use of dies and flowers!

Audrey Ann said...

Wow Lori - these are just gorgeous. I love the Morning Glory stamp and your card is beautiful!! And the second one is another breathtaking beauty my friend!! So much inspiration here - thank you for that.
Hugs,
Audrey

Yolanda Rodriguez said...

Gorgeous cards. I love the colors.

Pattie J. said...

beautiful, beautiful, I just love the embossing on the yellow an white card.And that gorgeous pink frame on the Morning Glory. They are terrific.

Gemiel said...

Lori, your cards are gorgeous!!! Love the embossing and the white on white with a pop of color is stunning!

Sonia said...

Absolutely beautiful cards!

Patty said...

OH!!!! I love both of these cards so much!! Love the soft colors!! And those embossing folders are fabulous...seems like every one I see I don't have and want it...beautiful!

Gina Ables said...

Beautiful.

Anonymous said...

WOw, what beautiful cards. Stunning. Love the morning glories and these new dies. Great release!!!!

Margie F.

Sue D said...

Both cards are lovely!

Dottie said...

I love the soft colors and the use of greenery and colors to add dimension and off set the beautiful stamps and dies.

LaDawn said...

These cards are great. The design is great. Thanks

Marilou said...

Love the colors of both cards! thanks!

Sharon Klumph said...

Lori,
I love the use of the pink for the morning glories. My mother always planted them for me when I was a child. Now she smiles on them from Heaven! Thanks for sharing your gorgeous new die/stamps! God bless you and yes, Saints Rule!

Anonymous said...

Such sweeeeeeeeeeet cards!!! Love the pastel shades The stamp with the postcard is so cute.. I need these now!!! Thanks sooooo much for the inspirations...
Weezie

craftymom205 said...

Lovely cards.

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Kris B said...

Stunning cards! Love the post card/collage image! Love the die cut layers on the second card! TFS God bless!!

Sillyfilly said...

Lore these are beautiful!

Julie S. said...

Love the simple elegance & texture of your card with the morning glory stamp. I also love the elegance of the card with the embossed texture background & the quatrefoil design layer, the floral & flourish arrangement, & the tag & sentiment. Very elegant.

wendy2512 said...

Whew...BEAUTIFUL...Love your use of the flourish too and added flowers on it. the layers are so pretty too...such neat die-cuts..so neat how they make them to match to well...TFs..:0)

Lucy said...

These cards are both so beautiful!

Cards By Jan said...

beautiful Lori!! I love the new sets, die cuts etc.. and your card just AWESOME!!
Hugs

Laurie H said...

Fantastic cards!! Love the new stamp sets and dies.

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

I love the simplicity of your cards. They are just gorgeous.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Amazing and perfect cards, love your style.

Sherry Kushibab said...

Two lovely cards and as much as I love pink that second card is just stunning.

Penny Gordon said...

Your cards are both gorgeous. Thanks for the inspriation. Penny

Penny Gordon said...

What beautiful cards. Thanks for the inspiration. Penny

The Mom said...

That quatrefoil die is just such a beautiful addition to these designs. Just lovely.

Sparkly Engineer said...

Both cards are lovely and feminine.

April said...

You did a beautiful job on these cards! I love them both!

Mary B. said...

So prety, simple and elegant. I like the colors.

smithjeanne said...

The paper "vines" give such a cool and natural look!

Grace Baxter said...

I love the embossing and dies on these cards. Each one is a masterpiece.

Scrapmaniac 247 said...

Lori, love the colors of these cards. The dies and embossed images.

Lynn said...

Wow! Both of your cards are so pretty and feminine, plus elegant at the same time. That's not achieved very often! The Cheery Lynn flourish, along with the fabulous embossing, were the perfect additions to both cards. Your lovely creations have certainly inspired me. Thanks so much for sharing!

Sonja said...

Oh such pretty things... love your eye...and ability