Sunday, January 1, 2012

ODBD January Release Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Our Daily Bread designs January Release Blog Hop!  If you got here from Chris' Delightful Blog, you are in the right place.  If not you might want to start at the Our Daily Bread designs Blog and start from the beginning.  If you get lost along the way, simply return there, where the entire hop is listed with links.

Now, here are the Hop Details:

  • The Hop will run 8am EDT Jan. 1 until 8pm EDT Jan 2.
  • The winners will be announced on the ODBD Blog on Jan 3.
  • Five blessed hoppers will win a $20.00 Gift Certificate for ODBD Stamps!
Here is what you have to do to be qualified to win one of these prizes:
  • Hop to each designer’s blog and leave a comment
  • Return to the Our Daily Bread designs blog and leave a comment telling us that you completed the hop, making note if there were any you could not comment on.
  • Answer the question  on the ODBD blog when you leave your comment.
Here are my project details:

I made my wall hanging out of two layers of very thick chipboard.  I cut them with my Spellbinders Grand Labels Four.  I used designer paper from My Mind's Eye and stamped the images from ODBD's Jan. release: God's Love, Two Step Butterflies, and Grunge Butterfly Background directly onto the dp.  I used the custom butterfly die to cut the butterfly out, and then added stickles to parts of his wings.  I punched holes for my ribbon hanger, adhered 2 grommets,  and ran the ribbon through, securing behind the top layer of chipboard.  I then adhered the second layer of chipboard so the back is nice and finished.  I spritzed the seam binding (Martha Stewart) with Sea Glass Glimmer Mist and wrinkled up til dry, then made my bow.  One little ZVA creative rose and some ZVA Creative pearl flourishes finish it off.  I love this sentiment in this set and decided I'd like it hanging on my craft room wall where I can be reminded of God's wonderful limitless love for me!  I see this set being a real "go to" set for many of my card making needs!  Hope you enjoyed my project!

Here is another card I made as a sneak peek at another of the wonderful new sets, Birthday Blessings:

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For the details on this card just scroll down 1 post!

Now, from here, hop to Connie's beautiful blog!

180 comments:

Dina K. said...

Love this, Grace! That is one of my favorite quotes ever, and you've just inspired me for something on another project. Thank you!!

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous wall hanging! A beautiful gift to give to someone or to hang in your own home! Lovely idea!

LoveSnailMail said...

Colors are perfect as are the details!

Nancy Seed said...

Beautifully done. Again a great colour combination.

Peggy said...

Beautiful project. Love the blue and brown combination. The stamps, pearls and seam binding are great.
Happy New Year,
Peggy Allen

Christine said...

What a wonderful hanging! I love the sentiment and will file away the idea of making a decor item instead of a card.

Dee in N.H. said...

That's beautiful! I love that it's a piece of art that you can hang up. Love that butterfly!

Sonia said...

I love this wall hanging! Until today I did not know how beautiful grunge could be!

Sherry Kushibab said...

Grace, I always get excited when I visit your blog to see what you have done. WOW. You had an outstanding sentiment to work with and turned it into a jaw dropping beautiful creation, Love it! Also really like those paper you used with the second card....very cozy cottage looking. Blessings.

Dawn said...

Wowza Grace!! I totally love the wall hanging, wonderful idea!! Gorgeous card too!!!

PJ said...

Some say you had me at hello... I say you had me at "the colors" Browns and Blues get me everytime! Beautiful sentiment! Your birthday blessings card is beautiful as well. Love the "old fashioned" look of the paper. Great work. Thanks for sharing.

shatril said...

These are lovely, but I think I made a comment earlier, but with the approval, I"m not sure now. Consider turning word recognition off.

Kathy E. said...

What a beautiful wall hanging! I love the color, the pearls, the bow..the whole look! Just Lovely!!!

Lesli said...

Great projects. I love the wall hanging (I'm always looking for fresh wall decor), but the card is wonderful, too. Thank you.

Angella D. Crockett said...

Grace, I am blown away with both of these gorgeous creations! The blue and brown wall hanging is just divine....love the color combo and swirls with this set! The second is absolutely stunning....love your coloring, the papers you used, and the seam binding is yummy!! Praying that the Lord blesses you and your family beyond expectations this year! And hope your flu bug is overwith soon as well! Love and hugs, Angie

Luciana Kajiura said...

Grace, I love your projects!
Happy New Year!
Hugs, Luciana.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What stunning projects Grace!! I just love the wall hanging you created with the chipboard and colors!! The second with the tea cup is also beautiful!! I just love your coloring and colors!! I adore that set! Happy New Year dear friend!! I pray God blesses you with health and happiness in the coming year!! Praying you continue to recover from the flu as well.
hugs,
Chris
TTYS!! Have a great time with Christy!!

StampnInkLady said...

Grace, I love your wall hanging and the card! Both are beautul! Thanks for sharing them & Happy New Year!! Hugs Lori

marilew said...

Stunning! The use of color here is so lovely. I so wish I owned a Grand Calibur. I love the new large templates. The wall hanging is just beautiful. Happy New Year!

tsrel said...

I am so loving the vibrant colors. The second card makes me think of home.

Janet said...

Love that seam binding.

Nancy R Grimes said...

Happy New Year!!!
Your wall hanging is beautiful. Thank you for the inspiration you have given so many of ys.

Karen W said...

Wow both cards are nice but the birthday one is fabulous, LOVE it!

GeriJay said...

Both cards are beautiful. Color choice is great and I love the sentiment.
Hugs,
Geri

J.Beare said...

The wall hanging is just wonderful! What a great way to showcase the diversity of stamping! The card is lovely as well..thank you for sharing!

Elisabet said...

Grace,
I love that wall hanging and those pale blue half pearls! Wow!
Your card is gorgeous, I adore the country feel of it all and the colors are my favorites!
Thanks for sharing...
Hugs and Happy New Year,
Beth P

Jeanette said...

Beautiful work, love it!
Jeanette

Patricia Huber said...

I especially like the wall hanging. The sentiment is so meaningful and you have made it stand out with your used of color. Thanks.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Your projects are gorgeous, but I especially love that top, hanging one!

Carol E said...

Just a beautiful card, thank you for creating and sharing it.

gramof9 said...

great wall hanging! love the sentiment stamp!

Barbara in SC said...

Beautiful wall hanging project, but oh my, I LOVE that card! I will buy that set of stamps based on your card for sure! Thanks for sharing.

Sarah said...

Love your projects! The sentiment is awesome and I love the colors of the card! Happy New Year! Hugs, Sarah

Kaye W. said...

Wow! I really love your wall hanging! It really speaks to me! I really love the sentiment on it, it is such a great reminder to us all! I really love your card as well, I would never have thought to use those papers together and they look great together! Thank you for sharing your projects with us!

Marg said...

The wall hanging is beautiful. What a great job you did. The teacup stamp on your card is so perfect for the card.

Creative Endeavors said...

Your wall hanging is wonderful! I just love the butterfly stamp and the embellishments compliment the wall hanging perfectly. Love the blue in this wall hanging. The card is just gorgeous with all the delightful colors and love the stamped image. I really love how you created this card with the papers and stamps, etc. Thank you sharing this prijects! Loved them both! ---Mary Montedonico mmonte502@ymail.com

Susan M said...

The wall hanging is so beautiful! I would love one on my wall!

April said...

Oh my goodness, your work is gorgeous!!
- April W

Robyn said...

That wall hanging is just perfect to send to a collage student! Your card is delightful and cheery. Thanks for sharing your tremendous talents with us!

Anonymous said...

Lovely card. Interesting-I think maybe turquoise is "in" which is fine. I just love the color. Linda L.

nwilliams6 said...

Love the wall hanging - what a beautiful thing to inspire yourself and others! The card is special too. TFS.

Kelley said...

What a beautiful wall hanging! Truly a piece of art!

Debbie said...

you're beautiful wall hanging has inspired me to purchase the supplies to duplicate for the wonderful women in my life. Thank you!

nancy handley said...

Love the wall hanging! Beautiful cards. Happy New Year and thanks for the inspiration!

marilynwillauer said...

WOW what beautiful projects. I so love your wall hanging, it's just perfect!!! The colors, ribbon, pearls and quote just all flow together perfectly.
Your card is beatiful also, love the tea cup!
Happy New Year!

Carla S. said...

Gorgeous wall hanging, Grace! I love the papers and the wonderful sentiment! Beautiful details! Happy New Year! Hugs!

whippetgirl said...

Your teacup card is amazing! Love, love, love the patterned paper that you have used and tha beautiful bow. Now to try and cas this! Thanks for sharing-

Brenda said...

Thanks for sharing these projects Grace. They are both wonderful.

Lynn said...

Both cards are beautiful. Butterflies are my weakness and I totally agree, this would be a wonderful welcome into a creative space. TFS

Sandee said...

Oh Wow,Grace! Both of these are amazing and gorgeous!!! I love the beautiful colors and spring feel of the teacup card and the fantastic grungy wall hanging too!!! Happy New Year!

Susan said...

Both are beautiful. I love the sentiment of the first card. The ribbon used for the bows is really neat - love it.

Anonymous said...

Both your cards are so beautiful, very rich colors. Mary L Schreiber

ScappinOma said...

I absolutely love your work! The wall hanging is simply beautiful--It inspired me to make one for a dear friend who is going through some tough medical issues right now. Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful gift.

snowbear said...

Love the wall hanging... the card is nice also... so old fashioned looking..

Gretchen Wilson said...

Grace, the wallhanging is beautiful and I love the colors, Once again you did a great job.
Happy New Year and God's Blessings.

Anonymous said...

Your wall hanging is beautiful, this is something I would like to try to make.
Jan from Reno

Mary Lou said...

Totally in AWE Grace!!!! What a Gorgeous wall hanging---you planted a seed hun :) Wonderful card also!!!
Blessings of thanks

Julie said...

Grace, the wall hanging and the card are both beautiful. I think one of those wall hangings is in my future. All the layers of the card are great!

stampencamper said...

I love pink and blue together, like an elegant tea party, and a great plaque

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Both are gorgeous, Grace! The layout and colors are wonderful on your butterfly and the bright, spring colors and bow are fabulous on your teacup.

Jacqueline Smith said...

What a really beautiful card thanks for sharing with us.

Denise said...

Beautiful card and wall hanging! Love the colors you used!
DeniseB

Becky Spinks said...

So beautiful, Grace! Happy New Year to you & your family!!!

Cheryl said...

Both of these are sooo beautiful Grace! Love the colors on the 2nd one - fabulous!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Happy New Year, dear Grace!!! I pray all of God's blessing upon you especially in that one situation!! Can I just tell you how MUCH I love your wall hanging? Oh mt word, so beautiful!!! Your Birhday Blessings card is out of this world too, so much perfection on the coloring...love it!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Becky Green said...

Grace!
LOVE your creativity in doing something different with the wall hanging!!! AND I LOVE the mix of patterns on your Teacup Card!! BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Emily said...

Love your wall hanging. I just got some of those zva pearl accents and have been debating about what to do with them, maybe something like this. I love the coloring on your teacup too!

Cards By Jan said...

Wow Grace, two beauties!!, love the hanging tag, and your gorgeous card, the colours are fantastic... hugs

Bernie said...

Gorgeous wall hanging and stunning card!
Blessings Bernie

frandoak said...

I absolutely LOVE the gorgeous wall hanging. I have no grand Nestibilities yet, but I just may have to start on them next! And your card is stunning as well. Great job!

Jillisgram said...

Very lovely wall hanging. Such a nice idea. Val from IL.

Kay said...

Your cards are wonderful. Thanks for sharing your talent.

Francie G. said...

Two gorgeous creation, Grace! The wall hanging is amazing! Fabulous! Happy New Year! Hugs!

Anonymous said...

It never ceases to amaze me the talent you have! Both are wonderful. Jan from Spring Valley

Linda Carson said...

What encouragment that wall hanging will daily be for years to come! WOW! Of course the card is absolutely divine!

Jonia said...

Grace your wall hanging is gorgeous! I just love it and your card is beautiful! Amazing work my friend!

Crumbdust said...

I love the wall plaque. The saying is so beautiful I thought it was scripture. Thanks for sharing your talents.

Irene said...

Wow! You outdid yourself on the card and project. The colors and layout are stunning. Thanks for sharing your creativity and talent!!!

Anonymous said...

Two great creations. The wall hanging is lovely. This is one project I will challenge myself this year.

Sharon L

Cheryl S. said...

Your wall hanging is not only gorgeous but it brings a lot of inspiration with it by your choice of sentiment!! Your card is very nice also.

Anonymous said...

Your creativity is very lovely and using it to Glorify God pleases HIM!

Barbara Bryant said...

Grace the designer team has started out with a big bang on these stamps, I cant pick a favorite they are all alsome.
Thank You

Scrap-n-happy said...

Grace ~ I love the plaque and the colors you used. Just lovely. The card is also just as lovely. The colors are so bright and cheery. The layers and details are beautiful.

Shirley said...

A really beautiful and elegant wall hanging, Grace! Your card is just as lovely! Stopping by and wishing you and yours a Very Happy Healthy New Year!!!

Anonymous said...

Nice wall hanging and I love the card. Loved the stamp of the pitcher and flowers.

Lori said...

Gorgeous wall hanging, Grace!

Connie M. said...

Grace! Both of these are just stinning! I love the tag, and the softness of the tea cup card!! I hope you and your family have a Happy New Year! Hugs!!

joy said...

Gorgeous cards. I like that you made the first one a wall hanging - what a beautiful gift idea and the second one is absolutely beautiful!

Lynne said...

Grace - I totally love your wall hanging! The card is awesome also. Thanks for sharing your talent!

Sue D said...

Gorgeous wall hanging and very pretty card.

ArtisticInkspirations said...

Love the shabby chic look and all the layers!

Penny Reed said...

The card is beautiful, but I am in love with the wall hanging! The colors are yummy and I love the verse and the way you put it all together! Great job!

Bee Jay said...

I love them both but especially the wall hanging - what a special piece! Blessings!

Miriam Prantner said...

These are both beautiful, but that wall hanging is a stunner! Just so beautiful, great stamping, layers, and just the right embellishments! Thanks!

Gemiel said...

Grace, your wall hanging is absolutely stunning!!!! Love your card too.

Vickie Merrick said...

Beautiful wall placque! Gorgeous card!!!

Irene said...

wonderful creations, thanks for sharing your talent.

maryr917 said...

2 beauties Grace-these new sets are fabulous

Karen said...

these are so beautiful. I really love the wallhanging!

Sandy T said...

Amazing....that's the only word I can say... Amazing

Marsha said...

Not sure which one I like best. They are both gorgeous. Love the ribbon, colors, layers on the card. But the wall hanging is so lovely and such a wonderful reminder.

jennifer said...

I love both of these cards! The ODBDT casrds never disappoint! Wow!

Becca Feeken said...

Both projects have your beautiful touch Grace! Your wall hanging simply took my breath away - what a lovely gift it will make for someone special!

FM said...

These are beautiful. I love the wall hanging idea and what a perfect sentiment. The card is gorgeous and so many luscious layers!

Marlene (cards4u) said...

Love the idea of a wall hanging and the colors you chose for your card are simply wonderful!! Great projects!

Darlene Gabriel said...

These are gorgeous. Love the wall hanging - the pearl swirls are perfect with that image. The sentiment is wonderful. I'm really enjoying the image from Birthday Blessings - so many possibilities with it. Love both of the bows you made.

Anonymous said...

Grace the wall hanging is stunning and with that verse...a wonderful piece to have hanging on any wall! Nice job!
Lu C

melv said...

The wall hanging is my favorite so far. The colors are great and the design is georgous as always.

Analuz said...

Hi Grace what a great proyect!!
I love it!! thank you for sharing Recive blessing from the Lord this coming New year!!

Maria A. said...

Such a beautiful card. Happy 2012!

Tameko said...

Such a beautiful wall hanging and card. Perfect combination of stamps, colors, & design.

joanieg said...

Wow how I wish I had this gorgeous wall hanging in my home! It is absolutely beautiful and I love the beautiful saying. Thank You so very very much for sharing and inspiring.

Joanie

Anonymous said...

Grace: Your wall hanging is so beautiful. You are so talented. The card you made is lovely also.

Margie F.

Pati said...

Very pretty, love the color combo.

janey said...

I love the wall hanging - colors are wonderful. The card is stunning, too. Great stamp sets.

Thank you.

Nyasha said...

Grace
Your work is stunning. This is my first blog hop and I am so glad I did it. You have a new fan :)

JoAnn said...

The wall hanging is beautiful! I love the way you made the layers in the card also. I'm following and subscribed to your blog now. We really have a lot in common and I love your work. The Lord Jesus Christ is first in my life. I also like many different crafts but making cards is my favorite. I will be back to visit again soon.

Kathy O said...

Lovely card and beautiful wall hanging! Love the thought on the wall hanging!
Happy New Year!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful butterfly design.m Wow!

LORRAINE p said...

The Birthday Blessings card is absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

Tanja said...

Love these especially the wall hanging - what gorgeous colours you have used. Happy New Year!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous work Grace! Thanks.

Tammie

marilyn said...

LOVE these. The wall hanging is gorgeous as well as the card.

Rachel said...

Absolute Perfection!!!!!!!!!!

christi said...

your wall hanging is great. i love how you meld the pearls int the swirls of the stanp. your second card has wonderful layers. you did such a great job of coordinating them. i noticed thecrinkled up ribbon too.

Heather said...

The card is really beautiful, but that wall hanging is fabulous! Love it!

Euan said...

Love the cards but can you really read ALL the comments??

The resolution has to be - Be your best!!

Hello from Australia!
We are trying to regrow our family friendly blog too with the New Year just underway!!
I’m following you now, and hope you’ll stop by and visit our blog sometime too!
http://beourbest.blogspot.com/

Euan

scrappingnana said...

Beautiful wall hanging and the card is pretty also. TFS

Vicky said...

Wow what can I say! the wall hanging is just perfect & the card is beautiful. The layout is great

scrappinpeg said...

Wow your wall hanging is beautiful. And I love your card too. Great JOB!

Anonymous said...

I like the wall hanging idea very much.
Joyce

Loretta O. said...

Stunning cards! A joy to look at.

crazyoldsyd said...

These are great projects made with such great products. Love the grunge look and the way you put it to use for a wall hanging. Great for a Preacher's wall!!

Thanks for sharing

Sharon said...

The wall hanging is a very neat idea.

Carrie Zrodlowski said...

Beautiful wall hanging, I love the colors and a great card.

Wanda Cullen said...

Your creations never cease to amaze me! The wall hanging is stunning and would make such a super gift idea! Your card is full of fabulous elements...all together lovely!

Leanne said...

Fabulous cards as always. Love ODBD stamps

craftymom205 said...

Love the wall hanging. Great card.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Pam said...

Gorgeous wall hanging. What a beautiful piece.

Sherry said...

WOW!!! what a beautiful wall hanging!!! love it!! The card is beautiful also!!

Vickie said...

How beautiful! I love both cards.

Stella D said...

I love your card AND your wallhanging! Thank you for sharing.

MaxineD said...

Oh Grace, your wall hanging is delicious!!! Love the colours, the shape, the texture, and the bow!!
So sorry to see you stepping down from SSIC DT.
Blessings
Maxine

JaniceAileen said...

Wow, Grace, I love that wall hanging! I've been wanting to make some wall hangings for a while but life has been busy! All the layers on your card are just fabulous, too! Love visiting and "seeing" ya once again! Blessings to you in this new year!!!

Melissa E said...

Wow! The wall hanging is stunning! Is that 8 layers? The colors, the textures, the shapes ... they coordinate perfectly! I could never ever pull that off -- but I really want to learn!

Judy Jackson said...

These are so pretty! Both cards urge me to check out these new sets!

Gail Spence said...

I love the wall hanging!

merrymstamper said...

Love your creations!! Awesome wall hanging :-)

Becky said...

Your wall hanging is gorgeous Grace and I love this new image you used on the card, just gorgeous girl. :)

Julia said...

Love it! Great job!

Santaread said...

Beautiful Wall Hanging and Stunning Card!

Anonymous said...

Your wall hanging is gorgeous. The colors you selected are my favorites. The papers you chose on the card (litte flowers) remind me of my grandmother. I know she would have loved to receive this card.
D Morgan

Beth Norman said...

Your wall hanging is lovely, and so is your card.

irishgreensue said...

Sweet Grace, as if the gorgeous sneak peek with its splash of happy colors and pretty new stamp was not enough, your wall hanging blew me away - I love that quote with the butterfly - so meaningful and a constant reminder of His Love! Hugs!

Anonymous said...

These are both great projects, my favorite is the wall hanging.
Jan from Reno

Anonymous said...

Love the colors - the teacup is so southern. The wall hanging is my favorite of the two - love the blue and brown together. God's Blessings!

puffnstuff39 said...

What a beautiful wall hanging! I love the colors. It's so pretty. The card is also gorgeous!

Anonymous said...

I must tell you, the comment that went through my head was "OH, my..that's beautiful" Truly, truly beautiful

Kays Long said...

Nice!!! You have inspired me to make a wall hanging. Thank you for sharing with us.

Lillian said...

I just love these cards, the wall hanger is just beautiful ! Colors used are perfect and layout is great. Thank you for sharing!

Donna said...

I LOVE both of you projects. The wall hanging is stunning and the card is just beautiful. GREAT JOB!!!

Auntie Em said...

Your card and wall hanging are both gorgeous projects. I love the richness of the brown and blue on the wall hanging. I really looks like wood!
The card is so sweet and dainty. Such pretty papers to go with the teacup.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Mary Jo Peterson said...

Oh my gosh...love the wall hanging, such nice colors, shapes and saying...then that fresh colored card.....makes me think of my garden

Cindi E said...

Outstanding! BEAUTIFUL WORK!

Caitiumom said...

i love Michael's quote, i have a book he wrote on the gospel of John. I think that is a great hanging

beadz said...

What a lovely projects, Grace! I hope you have a blessed New Year!
hugs,
Gini

polite said...

Two things...first of all, that wall hanging looks professionally done!!! Amazing work!! Secondly, I MUST get some seam binding! I'm missing the boat there!! LOL! Very nice work

Clare said...

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful, Grace!

Patricia said...

First time on your blog; what visual treat! Thanks.

Carol Taggart said...

Amazing work, Grace. I think the idea of the wall hanging is brilliant, a wonderful reminder of God's love.

Kelly Sas said...

Your wall hanging would make a wonderful gift and your card is gorgeous!

LaDawn said...

Love the wall hanging. Also, I like the birthday card. Both of them are great color combinations.

Caryn S said...

what beautiful colors! And I love the embellishments on both!

jennifer said...

I love the embellishments!!!

Scrapmaniac 247 said...

Grace, love both of your projects. I would love to be on your list of friends to possibly receive one of your beautiful creations as a gift. Thanks for sharing.

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Shelia said...

these are both so beautiful. love the color combos and all the details!

Joanne (jojot) said...

you do such gorgeous work....lovely in detail and thought

TeenaBugg38 said...

Hi Grace! I aw this on Pinterest and wanted to come over here and leave you a comment directly...this is just beautiful! I bet it looks just awesome in your home....have a blessed day!