Thursday, January 19, 2012

ODBD For the Love of Custom Dies Blog Hop and announcement!


ODBD For the Love of Custom Dies Blog Hop!
Our Daily Bread designs has a brand new team!   It's an Alumni team!  Some of our past designers have returned and will be sharing special projects with you bi-monthly on Thursdays! You can read all about it on the ODBD Blog today!
Meantime.... Welcome to our first Alumni Team "For the Love" Blog Hop! 
This week the new Alumni team along with some of the ODBD designer's are featuring for the Love of ODBD Custom Dies! Visit each link and leave a comment.  One of the posts is a hot spot and a name will be drawn from that list of comments to win a $15 ODBD store gift certificate. So, all you have to do is hop along and see all the creations and leave a little love! You have until February 1st at 6 pm eastern. Winner will be announced February 2nd! So, enjoy the hop and all the inspiration using  ODBD Custom Dies!
If you got here from Lori's fantastic Blog, you are in the right place!  If not, just pop on over to the ODBD Blog for the entire list with links!

 Here are my Card Details:
ODBD Stamps: Birthday Blessings, 2 step Butterfly, Serve The Lord
ODBD custom Dies used: Crocheted Circle Die, Crocheted Border Die, Grunge Butterfly Die
Card Stock: SU!
Designer Paper: Prima Pixie Glen
Ink: Memento, THoltz Distress Ink
Accessories: May Arts Silk Ribbon, CB embossed butterfly folder, Stickles, Silk Rose, Prima Pearls

I know you're anxious to keep hopping, so I'll send you along to Dawn's blog to see her yummy creation! 



108 comments:

Carla S. said...

Stunning card, Grace! I love the soft papers and the gorgeous ribbon and rose! Beautiful butterfly and bling trail!

Patti J said...

Grace, your card literally takes my breath away - what a beautiful creations! Thanks for sharing!!!

Becky said...

Phenomenal card, Grace....I love the "shabby chic" look...I'm a sucker for that every time, lol! Just beautiful!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Grace, sweet Grace, this card is out of this world AMAZING!!! Fromt he DP, to the dies used to those little "Grace" touches....a masterpiece!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Dawn said...

So beautiful, Grace! layout, design, papers... gorgeous!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a stunning Shabby Chic design, Grace!! I just love the dp and your placement of the butterfly and details. Sheer elegance my friend!!
hugs,
Chris

Deborah Saaranen said...

So, so beautiful Grace! I love this design...colors, bow, pearls...perfect! It's so very nice to be back with you and the ODBD girls!

Francie G. said...

Gorgeous, Grace! Amazing details! Such elegance. Wonderful design and papers!

Betty Wright said...

Beautifully done, Grace! Wonderful blend of colors, patterns, details, and design! Lovely card!

sandee said...

Borgeous card with such a stunning bow and flower, this must be a card that gets a special hand delivery!

Nicki-twinklebug said...

Oh Grace!! This card is absolutely fantastic!! I love the colors and the vintage look to it!! Beautiful May Arts ribbon and details!!
Hugs,
Nicki

Wanda Cullen said...

Ahhh...I'm in awe of this gorgeous card! You are so talented with putting together fabulous papers!

Becky said...

This is Gorgeous Grace! Love this set, one of my fav. That design paper is lovely and love the flower on the bow, so elegant.

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Gorgeous, Grace! Love the dp patterns and the soft colors are wonderful. Your corsage and butterfly are just stunning. Just amazing work!

Sherry Kushibab said...

Just love these colors together and the way those pearls come down off of your butterfly, lovely. Papers and lace edges, WOW - I envy the person lucky enough to receive this for their birthday!

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous, such pretty papers especially the butterfly and lovely trail with the pearls!

Marsha said...

I am almost speechless with the beauty of this card. It is beyond gorgeous. The papers, the die cuts, the layers, the colors, the layout. You get the picture? - I love everything about it!

Unknown said...

As always, you have made a beautiful card! So feminine and elegant. Thanks! Love the colors too!

Rosemary said...

grace... this card is the absolute definition of perfection!

Jonia said...

Just beautiful Grace! Love everything about it!

Deana13 said...

All those die cuts, and it's not too much! Your colors are pretty together too!

Donna said...

What a stunning card.

Cards By Jan said...

What a beauty Grace, beautiful dsp, and I love how you incorporated your butterfly to match, love that croched die, and such a beauty of a bow!!

Ginny K. said...

Love your beautiful card, I just adore butterflies and love the bling and lace look of your card! ~gin~

Romayne said...

Another of your truly wonderful cards Grace - I follow your blog regularly as you inspire me so much :)

Cat said...

Stunning card, Grace! I love all the gorgeous details!

Cheryl S. said...

So soft and elegant! Everything about this card says gorgeous.

Miriam Prantner said...

Wow, how beautiful is this?! I love the soft colors and all the lovely dies. The bow/flower combo is gorgeous, and I LOVE how the little pearls sweep down from the butterfly. Stunning!

laoverton said...

Butterflies are my favorite, and I love the way you stamped it on patterend paper.

Kathy Jones said...

Shabby Chic at it's finest!!! So many beautiful accents, perfect colours and the borders and butterfly are beautiful!!! Stunning card as always Grace!!!

Marlena M. said...

Wonderful layers and color, Grace! ;)

Saints Rule! said...

So very pretty Grace! I love the lacey die and the butterfly is so lovely! And I adore how you wrapped that pearl flourish around the central panel! Yummy!

trisha too said...

Lush and gorgeous, Grace--so pretty!

:)

Cheryl said...

Such a beauty! Love the papers you chose, that gorgeous flower & bow and of course the dies!

Joanne (jojot) said...

Grace....everytime I have the chance to visit your blog I am inspired by your work.....your attention to detail and lovely designs just blow me away...fabulous

EllenaElizabeth said...

This is a
B E A U T I F U L
card Grace.
Thanks for posting.

Silke Ledlow said...

So GORGEOUS Grace! I love the colors...so romantic and sophisticated! Hugs ~S~

Pat (mspfd) said...

WOW! Grace, this is beyond gorgeous, girl! What a spectacular design. The details you added are beautiful. Love all the texture, that fabulous die and, of course, the wonderful sentiment.

I use IPhoto to edit my photographs. The software came with my Mac. I also used 'Photoshop Elements 6' to remove the color cast and feather the edges. After seeing your amazing photo, I need to take a class from you!

Caryn S said...

pretty pretty colors and I really do love those lace dies!

Reflections from Granny said...

Grace your card is just lovely, the die cuts and stamp with the fabulous coloring all just gorgeous.

Hugs, Lori m

Cindy Lou said...

Simply gorgeous card. I love the light airy softness of the lace dies. Coupled with your soft color choices, this is a fabulous card.

E. Marie said...

Stunning card, Grace. Love the mix of colors and touches of lace look with the stamps and dies you used.

Marie D. said...

Grace without a doubt you have done it again. You have created such a gorgeous card, thanks for the eye candy.

puffnstuff39 said...

What a beautiful card! The bow is so elegant! Love it!

Pati said...

Very pretty card, pretty papers & layers and layout. I love that butterfly!

Kelley said...

Well, I know you know that I LOVE this card!!! Thanks for playing along!!

Sillyfilly said...

Grace this is such a lovely, soft and feminine creation! I love all the detail. I like everything about it!

bkmrich said...

A vintage delight wonderful card.

Margie

seamom said...

As always, Grace - a gorgeous card! The dp and the color scheme is so soft. The bow and flower are perfect. I love the verticle strip that matches the round base panel. Mr Butterfly is beautiful with his long tail. Wonderful!

Shona Erlenborn said...

What a pretty color combination. It is so soft and warming. Heartwarming!

Angella D. Crockett said...

Grace, what a gorgeous, gorgeous card!! Everything you create just melts my heart! Hope you have a beautiful birthday today, filled to the brim with blessings! Love and hugs, Angie

christi said...

wow, i could spend hours just talking about this card. it is so rich in layers and details. the color co-ordination is wonderful. i like things a little askew and you have that covered in a soft and romantic way. this card is very soothing to look at. you made a materpiece not just a card.

CaroleAnn said...

Grace
WOW! So beautiful - the design, color - love it love it. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

Lynne said...

Soft, pretty, and oh so feminine.

Sheila said...

Very beautiful.

Julia said...

Absolutely love the color combo.

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

This is a wow card for me. Love everything about it.

cathy & the fuzzybuns said...

love the softness and sentiment of this card. special.

Bertha W said...

Beautiful card, loved the way you used the pearls for the butterfly flight path.

JD said...

Beautifully done...I like everything about this card!

TrinaM said...

What a beautiful, elegant vintage card. The colors that you have selected are superb. TFS.

Lee Ann said...

Another beautiful card. This is amazing. The bow makes it!

Tanja said...

Very pretty and feminine card.

Meghan said...

Wow Grace!! This is amazing!! I love the pink!! The butterfly is so pretty!! It all just comes together to make a beautiful card!! Just think about it before it was just paper and a stamp and ribbon!! You made it into a beautiful card!!
Hugs,
Meghan

Brenda said...

love the crochet die trims on this card - thank you so much for sharing Grace!

christa-peter said...

This has got to be the most beautiful card I've ever seen it is so pretty and elegant just perfect in every way, stunning.

Melody said...

Beautiful!! Love all the layers!!

polite said...

Love the off-center element and the layers. The color scheme is very chic and the end result is gorgeous!

Nan G said...

Love everything about this card; design, colors, embellies....everything! Gorgeous!

Judi said...

Grace, this is absolutely amazing.I would love to be the recipient of this card.

Rita Kegg said...

Beautiful card .. love it!

anotherid4me said...

very nice - I tend to make simple cards but yours makes me want to try a bit more pizazz!

Sandra said...

Beautiful card!

Becky Green said...

Aha!!!!!!!! There is a Crochet Border Die too!!!!!!! I'm LOVING the Crochet Circle die!!!!!!!!!! NOW, I LOVE the Crochet Border Die too!!!!!! LOL :) GORGEOUS CARD!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SOOOO FEMININE! :)

Robin said...

love the butterfly and the way that you used the pearls!!!

Kate said...

What a stunning card, love it all.

MiamiKel said...

Just beautiful, Grace! I have always admired your work but this card is positively jaw dropping gorgeous! Love the softness, the vintage, almost Victorian feel to your card - stunning! Great use of the dies! *TFS! Blessings!*

nannette13 said...

I love the vintage look of this card! Very beautiful use of the pearls and flower and I love the all the colors in the background papers and embelli's! Lovely!

Ann said...

I love the soft tones and pearls.

llquislaura said...

Wow! Stunning!! Love, love, LOVE it! Thanks for sharing!

Adirondack Annie said...

Gorgeous, Gorgeous, Gorgeous!!! What more can I say. Thank you do much for sharing your many talents w/ us today!

McStamper said...

What a beautiful card. Love the colors you used.

Vail said...

Gorgeous card, your colors are soft and feminine.

Anonymous said...

Love the soft colors on this beautiful card!! And that butterfly with it's bling is awesome!
Lu C

ecclesp said...

Oh Grace, you are one of my very favorite designers and this card is just one example of why. The colors and well laid out design with such coordinated care is outstanding. Thank you so much for always giving us some beautiful project to aspire to!

BarbaraB said...

This is a gorgeous, GORGEOUS card. I love the color combo, the papers, and the butterfly.

crazyoldsyd said...

Everything goes together so well in this card. What a great example of how God holds all things together too. Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous creation!
Mary Esther

Sarah said...

Grace, your card is stunning! Love the soft colors and all the wonderful details. Hugs, Sarah

Pam said...

WOW! Stunning doesn't even begin to describe this gorgeous card! Love it!

Serena said...

Absolutely gorgeous!! I LOVE this card!

Dena said...

This card looks like it stepped out of the Victorian Ages. Absolutely beautiful. Thanks.

Sherry said...

beautiful!!!! love the soft pinks

Vickie said...

Oh do i love this card all the dies the stamps and the colors are great! and i think our cats are twins!

maryr917 said...

absolutely gorgeous Grace love this lace die

Tammie said...

Beautiful! This should be displayed.

Patti said...

Very pretty especially finishing the butterfly with beading.

Judy said...

Very beautiful! Love the combination of lace and soft colors you chose to create a vintage look!

Maria said...

Gorgeous...absolutely stunning!!!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Wow this is beautiful. Love the chic look. Great way to use the stamp and dies. Love how you used the pearl with the butterfly. Nice Job.

Sue D said...

Gorgeous--love the bling on the butterfly.

LaDawn said...

Great card. I like the butterfly, it is great.

kaybee said...

Very elegant, stunning card.

Bonnie Pruett said...

Very Pretty! Love the butterfly.

Karyn said...

This is such a pretty card.... Nothing store-bought could even come close!! :)

Sabrina said...

What utterly luxurious elegance - it's just fabulous, so feminine.

scrappingnana said...

Gorgeous card. Love the crocheted border and circle dies and stamps.

runzalot81 said...

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