Saturday, December 20, 2014

Rustic Wreath

designer Linda Carson
      Hey all!  Today's card was made with one of those happy surprises I discovered in my Christmas stash purchased last year!  It's a Spellbinders 3D M-Bossabilities folder.  
     I searched Pinterest to see cards created using this folder and came across this beautiful card by Debbie Olson.  I do love her work and stalk her often!
     Debbie airbrushed her card and shared the Copic colors she used.  Since I've been dabbling in airbrushing as in the Little Drummer Boy card I thought I would CASE her card. Hope you'll visit Debbie's blog and see what this jewel looks like airbrushed by a pro!
     The things I changed were distressing the edges and mounting on green cardstock.  I played around with other larger bows and embellishments but decided to keep it flat for mailing. 
     Sentiment is from the ODBD His Birth set with die cutting using ODBD Mini Tags.
     Thanks for visiting!

Challenges:
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes   

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Sleigh Ride

     Hi friends!  Christmas is fast approaching!  This 2 week sketch challenge at Shining the Light with Our Daily Bread Designs will help finish up those Christmas cards.


     I chose the new set Let It Snow.  The image was stamped with Memento brown ink for a softer look.   The sentiment is from His Birth set and die cut using the new Mini Tag dies.  Paper is ODBD Christmas Collection 2013.
        You'll want to visit the rest of the Challenge Team for more inspiration on this challenge:

      To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC220, to join the challenge and see the rules click here. You have until December 30th at 8:00pm EDT to enter.
     Thanks for visiting!  I know you're busy, busy!  Have a great day!
 
 
Challenges:
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Bling (used Sticklers and Diamond Dust)


 


 
 
 
 
 
  


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Little Drummer Boy

     Welcome friends!  We're continuing celebrating Christmas at Shining the Light with Our Daily Bread Designs.  Our challenge is to make a Christmas card using only ODBD images.
 Our Daily Bread Designs, Little Drummer Boy, Winter Collection 2014, Mini Tags, Sparkling Stars, designer Linda Carson
      My choice this week was to use the Little Drummer Boy.  The boy was colored with Copics.  I airbrushed the background.
      The sentiment was die cut using the new Mini Tags.  Golden stars were added using the Sparkling Stars die.   Papers are from the Winter Collection 2014
     You'll want to visit the rest of the Challenge Team for more inspiration on this challenge:
     To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC219, to join the challenge and see the rules click here. You have until December 14th at 8:00pm EDT to enter.
     I realize everyone is super busy but I hope you need at least one more Christmas card, grab an ODBD image and join the challenge!
     Thanks so much for visiting!  I appreciate it and your comments!  Blessings my friends!
 
Challenges:
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas 

 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Merry Christmas

ODBD, Merry Christmas Ornament, Linda Carson
      Hello!  My stamp room is small and overrunning with supplies.  Just ask my husband!!  I share the room with the washer/dryer.  This means each year I have to store Christmas supplies out of the way.  
     However, when I pull those Christmas supplies out I'm excited because I purchase after Christmas sales and then forget what I bought!  It's like Christmas before Christmas!  This Sizzix embossing folder is one of those finds!
     Imagine my excitement to find it fits the Merry Christmas ornament as well as all the other ornaments from Our Daily Bread Designs
     All I did was emboss the ornament with Christmas embossing power, emboss the folder with glittery embossing powder, add a frame using Circle Ornament dies and then pearls.  Easy and classic! 
     Thanks for visiting!

Challenges:
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Says - Christmas 
    
    

   
    

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Blessed Christmas

     Hi friends!  I hope you and yours had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  It's now time to turn all of our attention to Christmas.  Our biweekly challenge at Shining the Light with Our Daily Bread Designs is to make a Christmas card using ODBD stamps only.
 
ODBD, His Birth, Snowflake Stars, Splendorous Stars die, Christmas Collection 2014, designer Linda Carson
     My Christmas card was made easy using the Christmas Collection 2014 papers.  First I fussy cut the top corner to fit the card, added a sentiment from His Birth and the beautiful star from Snowflake Stars.  The star was die cut using Splendorous Stars die.
     This wasn't the original card I had in mind to show you.  I was sick over Thanksgiving and gotten behind creating.  I had another card until I....are you ready for this.....stamped the sentiment upside down!!  In all my years of stamping I have never stamped a sentiment upside down! 
      Since I had to start all over I turned to these beautiful papers and let them do the job for me.  It's clean, simple, easy to mail and lovely.  I plan to try my original card again with different results!
     You'll want to visit the rest of the Challenge Team for more inspiration on this challenge:


     To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC219, to join the challenge and see the rules click here. You have until December 14th at 8:00pm EDT to enter.
      Grab those beautiful ODBD images and join us!!  Have a blessed day!
 
Challenges:
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes

    
    

                 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Christmas Poinsettias


     It's Turkey Week!!  We're continuing to celebrate at Shining the Light with Our Daily Bread Designs by using 4 letters in the word Blessings for our challenge!

 ODBD, Holly Wreath, Circle Ornaments die, Peaceful Poinsettia die, Beautiful Borders die, Fancy Foliage die, Christmas Collection 2015, Fancy Folds Flower Pot, designer Linda Carson

 ODBD, Holly Wreath, Circle Ornaments die, Peaceful Poinsettia die, Beautiful Borders die, Fancy Foliage die, Christmas Collection 2015, Fancy Folds Flower Pot, designer Linda Carson
B=Border, L=Layers, E= Embossing, S=Sparkle, S=Square, I=Ink, G=Gold, S=Sentiment
    
     This week I made a pot of poinsettias.  I plan to give this Christmas card to my Mom.  I've been wanting to turn a flower pot Fancy Fold in to a stand alone card using the Peaceful Poinsettia die yet keep the pull away tag.
     I started out with Christmas Collection 2014 as well as some sparkly red paper I picked up at Michaels.  Then I had tons of fun just die cutting away using Peaceful Poinsettia, Circle Ornaments,
Beautiful Borders and Fancy Foliage
     The border on the flower pot has a layer of vellum just to soften it a bit.  The sentiment is from the Holly Wreath set.
    You'll want to visit the rest of the Challenge Team for more inspiration on this challenge.
 
    
      To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC218, to join the challenge and see the rules click here. You have until November 30th at 8:00pm EDT to enter.

     I hope you have a safe and fun Thanksgiving!!  Remember those BLESSINGS!!
    


              

    

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Poinsettia Wreath

 

     Hi friends!  Our biweekly challenge at Shining the Light with Our Daily Bread Designs is a recipe challenge.  Since we're coming up on Thanksgiving we want you to use 4 letters out of the word BLESSINGS.

 ODBD, Splendorous Stars die, Vintage Flourish Pattern die,  Poinsettia Wreath die, Flourished Star Pattern die, Poinsettia Wreath, Christmas Collection Paper 2013, designer Linda Carson
 B=bow, L=layers, S=stars, G=gold
 
     For this week's card I chose to use the Poinsettia Wreath set along with the Christmas Collection Paper 2013. 
     You'll want to visit the rest of the Challenge Team for more inspiration on this challenge.
 
    
      To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC218, to join the challenge and see the rules click here. You have until November 30th at 8:00pm EDT to enter.    
     You friends are the real blessings!  Thank you for your visits and your comments!!  Have a wonderful day!

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp - Stars
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes