Welcome! So glad you could stop by! The first day of the month always means a wealth of beautiful new items added to the Our Daily Bread Designs fold. And this month is no exception. Be sure to take a few moments to look at all of the new dies and stamps ODBD have added.
And to make release day even more fun, 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 "stamps column" of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards! You have until February 2, 2015 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 February 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!
Now for the projects I have today... The first features layers of rich spring colors and the new stamp, Miss You...
I started with a white card stock base (5.5 x 4.25 inches) and added a daffodil yellow mat.
Seeds of Inspiration *** The base layer you see peeking out from the die isn't designer paper. It is a custom layer I created with white card stock, distress ink and water. You actually see 6 inks here! I took each ink pad individually and pressed it on my acrylic block. I spritzed each with water and pressed it onto plain white card stock. I did this with all 6 ink, 3 on one side and 3 on the other. After drying, I trimmed it to fit under the die cut.***
I used coordinating dies from the Vintage Flourish Pattern Die set to create the filigree piece and sentiment panel. After die cutting, I stamped the floral image (the new release, Missing You) with a soft taupe ink, lightly inking the edges and adding the sentiment with a rich cocoa. Both are placed on the custom DP layer with thin dimensional foam. I added a floral spray accented with taupe pearls and Kraft foliage from the Fancy Foliage Die set. Look closely and you will even see a tiny taupe and white Baker's Twine bow!
And if your style is more clean and simple, take a look at this card using the new Wildflower Silhouette and Hello Die.
I chose a simple color palette for this card... ecru and chocolate. I started with an ecru base (5.5 x 4.25 inches) and added a slightly smaller chocolate textured mat.
Seeds of Inspiration (Emboss / Resist Technique) ***I cut a smaller ecru panel for my focal panel and stamped the image with Versamark. I then used a clear embossing powder to set the image. I chose a soft pumice distress ink and sponged it over the image. And for the final layer, I added a frayed burlap ink. Once it was colored the way I wanted, I used a dry paper towel to blot off the excess ink on the image.***
I die cut the sentiment with some extra chocolate card stock and added it to the corner. On the opposite corner, I placed a few brown dew drops for interest.
So here are the items you see today...
from the February Release
and other favorites...
from the February Release
Thank you for stopping by! Don't forget to visit my "Sister Sticks" to see what beautiful creations they have for you! As you hop along, be sure to leave some love so you may have a chance to win! Thanks again and have a wonderful Sabbath!
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