Friday, April 18, 2014

Taking a look back at the ODBD April Release

Happy Friday stamping friends!  Today I am sharing a post with you all of a card I made for the Our Daily Bread Designs April  release look back. If you have not yet checked out these amazing stamps and absolutely stunning and fabulous custom dies you truly are missing out. For today's card I have used one of the chalkboard background stamps called "Chalkboard Vine BG" in combination with "The Cross" and this breathtaking custom die set called "Vintage Flourish Pattern" and to fill in I also used an older die set called "Fancy Foliage".

Our Lord suffered


Paper: White, Sweet Blush, DCWV textured pink cs

Stamps: ODBD The Cross, Chalkboard Vine BG

Inks: VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento Angel Pink

Accessories: ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Fancy Foliage, tulle with pearls spray, flatback pearl trim in pink, WOC rose, homemade shimmer spray

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

This is what I came up with. To see what the other Breadsticks have created make sure you'll check them out

 Grace * Chris * Stacy * Julie * Dawn * Lori * Sabrina (you are here)
Cathy * Sandee * Wanda

If for some reason any of the links do not work, please head on over to the ODBD Blog and you will see the cards there!

Well, this is it for me for me, thanks so very much for stopping by today!  I pray that each and every one of you will have a save and blessed Easter weekend!


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Creative Colors Challenge # 8

Hello and happy Tuesday! Today I am coming to you with a card that I have made for the new Creative Colors Challenge. This time around we were to use three very bold colors "Hot Pink, Olive Green and Dark Purple" and do some fussy cutting and this is what I came up with


Paper: PTI Royal Velvet, Ripe Avocado, Vintage Cream, DCWV pink textured card stock, DP Prima Paisley Road

Stamps: NCC Floral Sentiments 5

Ink: Versa Fine Onyx Black, American Crafts pink and purple chalk ink

Accessories: Spellbinders Labels 14, ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage, pink and cream lace, Mulberry roses in pink, purple and yellow, pink sweetheart blossoms

Size: 5.5" x 5.5"

And here is the inspiration pictures

The colors are Hot Pink   *    Olive Green   *   Dark Purple

Oh, I hope you all get to play along. 

The sponsor for this week is Rick St. Dennis on Etsy. 

To see more inspiration, please make sure you'll check out the other Design Team members

Archana    *     Claudia   *    Linda   *    Rose   *   Tanvi   * Tereese

For all of the challenge rules and guidelines visit the Creative Colors Challenge Blog.

Well, this is it for me for today. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope to see you play along.

Have a fun and super creative day!


Monday, April 14, 2014

Lead me To The Cross

Hello and good Monday morning friends! First off I would like to say sorry for not being around much, but I have had a migraine since last week. Sucks, if you ask me. So, please, if you could say a little prayer for me it would be greatly appreciated!

Today I have a card for you created with some amazing papers from the Our Daily Bread Designs paper "Faith Collection", the stamp set "The Cross" and the awesome custom dies "Vintage Flourish Pattern" and "Ornamental Crosses".  Have a look and see how beautiful that paper, the stamps and dies are.

Lead Me To The Cross


Paper: White, Spring rain, Soft Stone, DB ODBD Christian Faith Collection

Stamps: ODBD The Cross

Inks: Versa Fine Onyx Black

Accessories: ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Ornamental Crosses, rhinestones

Size: 5.5" x 4.25"

Don't you think that this fabulous paper is perfect for the stamp I have chosen? I just love how well everything coordinated. Sure makes cardmaking easy! I hope you'll get a chance to purchase some of the new release.

Well, this is it for me for today, but before I sign off, I would like to share with you an awesome opportunity for you to get away and enjoy some stamping time with Our Daily Bread Designs. Check this out the Blinkie in the sidebar and here is the sale for this week. Those are some pretty amazing chances to check out and try out ODBD stamps.

If you click on the above picture it will take you to the post on the ODBD Blog for more information.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! It means a lot to me and I appreciate all of your sweet comments!

Hugs and blessings,

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

May I be willing.......

Hello and happy Humpday blogging friends! Hope you all are having a fabulous day. I am coming to you today with a sweet little card I've made using some of the amazing new dies by Our Daily Bread Designs and the new stamp set called "The Cross" and some of ODBD's Chalkboard paper collection. Here we are, check out

May I be willing.....


Paper: White, DCVW textured pink, DP ODBD Chalkboard Collection

Stamps: ODBD  The Cross

Inks: VersaFine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Spun Sugar

Size: 5.5" x 4.25"

What do you think? I just love this color combo.

I hope I was able to inspire you today! I thank you from the bottom of my heart for stopping by!

I don't know where you are, but here in Southern Arizona we are expecting temperatures in the 90's again today. The A/C has to come on for sure, LOL!

Have a blessed day!


Saturday, April 5, 2014

Taking a look back at the NCC March Release

Hello and happy Saturday! Today I am coming to you with a look back at the North Coast Creations March release. If you have not seen these awesome stamps yet, I tell you, you are missing out! For my card today I have used the "Hoppy Easter" set and it is absolutely fun! Have a look


Paper: White, Ripe Avocado, DP ODBD Blooming Garden Collection

Stamps: NCC Hoppy Easter

Inks: Memento London Fog, VersaFine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Shabby Shutters, blue chalk ink, Copics

Accessories: Spellbinders Petite Ovals Large, ODBD Birdcage and Banners, homemade shimmer mist

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

This is my little card for today! I hope you like it. To see what the other ladies have come up with make sure you'll go on over to see

Sandee * Dawn * Julie * Lisa * Amber * Lori * Sabrina(you are here) * Diana

If you have any problems with the links, please head on over to the North Coast Creations Blog.

Thanks so very much for stopping by and have a save and fun weekend!


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Welcome to the ODBD April Release Hop!

Hello and welcome to Our Daily Bread Designs April Release Hop!  We have lots of gorgeousness to share with you all today and that is not an April Fools joke. This time around there are TWO, yes, you have heard right, two new die sets, and lots of stamps and even two new paper collections. For my first project today I have chosen the absolutely stunning background stamp "Chalkboard Vine BG" so awesome, and so gorgeous even in any other color besides the chalkboard norm black. To see it better, please make sure you click on the below picture to enlarge my card picture. I've stamped the background in Memento New Sprout, so soft a pretty. The cross is from the ODBD Custom Ornamental Crosses die set, the cool looking overlay there is the ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern........LOVE it! The sentiment is from the set "The Cross" check it out

In the Shelter.......


Paper: White, Certainly Celery

Inks: Memento New Sprout, VersaFine Onyx Black

Accessories:  ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Ornamental Crosses, Elegant Ovals, half pearls

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

For my second card, I did not use any stamps.....say what?  Yes, I put the ink pad aside for a minute and took total advantage of the absolutely amazing new paper collections that are being released today. The first one is called "ODBD Christian Faith Collection" and the second is called "Chalkboard Collection" and to represent God, I've used one of the crosses from the "Ornamental Crosses" and the label looking die cuts are from the "Vintage Flourish Pattern". Have a look at my very simple, but oh so powerful card

You Are The Light.....


Paper: Soft Stone, Royal Velvet, purple card stock from my stash, DP ODBD  Christian Faith and Chalkboard Collection

Accessories: ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Ornamental Crosses, seam binding, rhinestone

Size: 5.25" x 5.25"

So, what do you think? Isn't this release just amazing?

If you want to see some more absolutely stunning creations, make sure that you stop by and visit

Chris * Sandee * Grace * Stacy * Dawn * Julie * Lori * Cathy * Sabrina(that is me :D) * Silke * Wanda * Angie * Audrey * Lisa 

have come up with, you truly won't want to miss their creations! If you have any problems along the way, you can always go directly to the ODBD Blog to see the entire list there as well!

But wait, I have one more announcement, what would a release hop be without some cool prizes? Kelley, is putting up prizes for:

Three winners who will be randomly chosen from the comments left on the designers blogs to receive a $15 Gift Certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps.  You have until April 2, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on April 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

So, make sure that you leave love on all of the designers blogs, including mine ( :D), please, for your chance to win.

Well, this is it for me for right. Thanks so much for visiting, it means a lot to me!

Hugs and blessings,

Creative Colors Challenge# 7

Hello and welcome to Creative Colors Challenge # 7. First of all I would like to say that I have two posts today so my Creative Colors Challenge post will be up a little earlier, sorry!

This time around we have some soft colors for you and really hope that you will get a chance to play along with us in this fun challenge. All you have to do is choose three colors from the inspiration picture below and use three different laces and your card. Remember this challenge asks for all decked out cards, so the more elements you add to your card, the better! :D

Here is my creation I have come up with. Please be advised that I had some trouble with the download of my sentiment, so it looks a little foggy. I am truly sorry about that.



Paper: PTI White, pink textured card stock from my stash, PTI Sweet Blush, DP My Minds Eye Blush

Image: Sentimental Susan  "All you can do is laugh"

Accessories: Spellbinders Labels 25, Die Versions Ring Of Hearts, Want2Scrap pearl flourish, tulle pick with pearls, leaves, Wild Orchid Crafts roses, filler berries, cream, pink and white Venise lace, homemade shimmer spray

And here is the inspiration photo for today:

To see all of the challenge details and who won our last challenge, and off course what the prizes are up for grabs for this challenges, please visit the Creative Colors Challenge Blog.

Thanks so much for stopping by and have fun playing along! I can't wait to see your creations posted on the Creative Colors Challenge Blog!

Oh, before I forget, check out what

Archana    *      Linda    *     Rose    *   Tanvi      and our newest designer    Teresse

have come up with!   Welcome to the team, Tereese!

Have a fun and super creative day!