Happy Labor Day! This year Labor Days falls on the first of September... and you know what that means... a new release at Our Daily Bread Designs! This month we have beautiful dies, lovely stamps AND a new paper collection! AND they celebrate the inner crafter in all of us! I hope you enjoy browsing through the hop creations today as much as we enjoyed making them!
Now here are all of the important deets for this month's hop...
Three winners will be randomly chosen from the comments left on the designers' blogs to receive a $15 Gift Certificate to the ODBD Store. The Gift Certificate is to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the "stamps column" of the website. You have until September 2, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments! The winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on September 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!
Are you excited yet? I know I am! ;-) Here's one of the projects I created this month using the new Doily Die, Soulful Stitches Paper Collection and Birthday Doily stamp set.
I used a soft green card stock for the base and a Kraft mat. I added two slivers of coordinating paper (one a soft green houndstooth and the other a pink and green weave) from the Soulful Stitches Paper Collection. I used the outer Doily die to create the Kraft base and the inner intricate design to cut another panel out of another sheet from the paper collection. I chose a sentiment from Birthday Doily and stamped it in the center with black ink. I used a few older dies to create my flower and vine spray. A few adhesive pearls placed strategically along with button centers for my flower add a bit of texture. I just love this pairing! So fun!
Here's the items you see from this month's release...
and some old favorites...
Now on to my second project using the Hand Knit stamp set and coordinating Knitting Basket & Yarn Die. Look closely and you will see the Soulful Stitches Paper Collection again as well!
I roughed up some of the DP and added it to a soft green CS base. I used the Vintage Labels to cut and emboss my green CS base and the scripture panel. Sandwiched in-between is a die cut using Vintage Flourish Pattern Die and Soulful Stitches Paper Collection. I used the Hand Knit stamp set to create my sentiment panel and images. I stamped the images on Copic compatible paper and colored before cutting with the Knitting Basket & Yarn Die. I placed those slightly askew from the sentiment panel and finished with a pink seam binding bow, crochet button from my stash and an ecru pearl flourish. A bit of glitter glue highlights the "knitting needles" on the die cuts.
Here are some of the new items you see...
and more of my old standbys as well...
Thanks so very much for hopping by today! I hope you enjoyed spending a few minutes with me exploring this new collection! It's hard to believe the official end of summer is here! I guess that means more crafting time as the days get cooler, right?
Please stop by and visit the other "Bread Sticks" and don't forget to leave them some love!
If you get lost along the way, please visit the ODBD Blog.
Love them both, Lori!!! The designer paper Asters look great with the new Doily Die on the 1st and I love the bling, stickles, and yummy seam binding on the 2nd!!! Fantastic release projects!! HUGS!!
Oh yum Lori! Love them both! Love how you stamped on the dp and cut the doily around the sentiment on the first one and the second one is just luscious with that gorgeous seam binding bow! So many pretty details!
Your cards are simply lovely! I really like the flowers and the use of colors and additions like the ribbon!
Your cards are stunning. Love the flowers.
Lori you are so smart using the DP for your flowers! It's stunning to look at! The knitting card is so pretty with the bling and that crinkly bow! Very nice work my friend!
Pretty cards. The doily die is gorgeous.
Two wonderful release projects, Lori! Love the doily die mounted on the craft and the pretty pattern paper asters on the first card, and the vintage beauty of the yarn card! Both are just gorgeous! Have a wonderful Labor Day! Hugs!
Love the doily framing the sentiment and the flowers are a beautiful touch for it!
Lori, my friend, both of your cards are absolutely gorgeous! Love the combination of dies and your oh so fabulous style....just beautiful! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina
These are both absolutely beautiful creations. I really like the soft colors and all the details on the first one!!
Lori girl you have out done yourself! These are so very stunning! And I am loving that gorgeous bow too!!!
Beautiful cards. I like the flowers on the first one.
Fabulous, Lori....love that pink ribbon!
Amazing Lori!! I love both of your creations!! Love how you've used the Asters with the Doily - how perfect everything goes with those fun papers! And your second stole my heart - it is so GORGEOUS I can't take my eyes off of it!!
Love the color scheme you have chosen. All your creative choices are excellent. Really lovely!
So soft and pretty, Lori! The Doily Die really pops on the top card!
Oh how beautiful Lori!! I just love your paper pieced die cut doily on the first and the gorgeous coloring of the needlework and the luscious seam binding bow on the second. Gorgeous my friend!
Love your cards. Very pretty color combinations and designs.
Wonderful cards--can't stop looking at the first one!
Beautiful cards! Love the new doily die and stamp, they are gorgeous! Pretty colors!
Lori, such pretty cards! So many details. I especially like the pearls on your doily.
These are beautiful! So much details and really like the added pearls.
Lori, the two cards are gorgeous! I LOVE your embellishments: the crocheted button, the golden knitting needles, and the aster flowers! Wonderful inspiration!
Beautiful samples, Lori!! I LOVE the design of the first! The kraft really makes the dp Doily pop and I love the Asters from dp!
Love the seam binding and crocheted button on your Hand Knit card...perfect finishing touch!
Beautiful projects, Lori!
what a beautiful job on this new release. Your cards are just stunning.
Very nice cards. Thanks for the inspiration.
Marjorie from TX
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Wow!! Beautiful cards :) Thanks for sharing! God bless.
OMGoodness! These are seriously lovely! And just because it's now September doesn't mean we have to stop using flowers already, so thank you for including some! Flowers are my favorites so I was immediately drawn to your cards. Thanks for sharing with us all!
You ladies are stealing my heart - love your cards!
I love your cards. So beautiful!
I always love your cardmaking style, Lori, and you've made two super gorgeous creations with the new goodies! Love that you paired the aster dies with the doily!
Two gorgeous cards Lori! Love every detail on them! Hugs ~S~
Both are beautiful, Lori! Your layouts are embellishing are fabulous.
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