Saturday, February 25, 2012

ODBDSLC98 - Outside the Box

Happy Saturday All!! I hope you are all having a great weekend!! Today I am popping in to share this week's Our Daily Bread Designs Shining the Light challenge!!

This Week’s Challenge-

This week the challenge team wants you to think outside the box…. Create any card or project that is not an A2, A6, or A7 rectangular or square card. It can be a different fold (diamond fold, joy fold, easel, accordion, step, sidestep etc.) or a different shape.

To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, a $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for the prize must be submitted by Friday, March 2nd at 8 a.m. EST. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. If you are not using ODBD stamps, please do not enter more than once. Additional entries without using ODBD stamps will not be commented on or will they qualify for prizes.

While it is not required to use Our Daily Bread Designs images and sentiments on your creations, we would love to see them if you have them. As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing 1 to 2 creations to spotlight for our Shining the Light Award. In order to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, March 2nd at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC97. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to our challenge.

Here's my "circular" take on this week's challenge...

I decided to create a circular card. I cut my base with a die cut program and then added a doily die cut by Cheery Lynn Designs. I selected A Beautiful Life paper pad by My Mind's Eye to work with. I cut a slightly smaller circle out of the two coordinating papers and then cut one in half adhering to the bottom layer. I selected Memento's Grape Jelly ink to stamp the sentiment (Our Daily Bread Designs' Grow in Grace. I distressed the entire circle with a distressing tool before added a layer of gold netting on the back. I then placed the entire panel with dimensional foam on the doily base. A touch of white lace disguises the edge where the papers meet. The flower is from Prima and has a touch of greenery from Spellbinders Foliage die peeking out. I also placed a cream pearl swirl underneath for added interest.

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my Sister Sticks:

Jan Marie Ennenga
Debi Southard
Jan Keen
Kathy Roney
Rosemary Dennis
Sabrina Jackson

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, click here.
We hope you can join the challenge! We look forward to seeing your creations!!

Thanks for stopping by and for your comments!!

Card Recipe

Stamps - Our Daily Bread Designs - Grow in Grace
Paper - My Mind's Eye - A Beautiful Life
Ink - Memento - Grape Jelly
Dies - Spellbinders - Foliage; Cricut
Pearls - Recollections
Flower - Prima


Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how soft and beautiful Lori!! I just love the circular shape, your choice of colors, the doily, and lace with the verse!! Gorgeous take on the Other than square or rectangle challenge!!! Have a great weekend!!

Debi said...

Love your circle card Lori with all its lovely soft layers and pretty details!

Cards By Jan said...

This is just so BEAUTIFUL Lori!! wow hun, I love your soft tones, and beautiful elements!! hugs.

irishgreensue said...

Somehow I knew your card would be pink and lacey, and I was right - this is so YOU in every detail - your Scripture is such a comfort! Hugs, Sister!

Rosemary said...

another absolutely gorgeous card, lori! on a blog full of gorgeous cards this one is a real standout!! hugs!!

Sabrina Jackson said...

Lori, my friend, this card just keeps me at awe!! I love the shape and all of those fabulous embellishments you have added to this feminine and elegant masterpiece...LOVE it! Have a blessed weekend! Hugs, Sabrina

Kathy said...

So beautiful, Lori! Wonderful design using the circular shape! I love the lace and pearls and colors, and I love your flower with that beautiful center! Have a wonderful weekend! Blessings! Kathy

Susan M said...

Absolutely beautiful!!

Unknown said...

So delicate and beautiful!

Becky said...

What a beautiful design and colors!

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