Monday, August 1, 2016

Welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs Aug. release!

 Hello friends!  Welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs August release! 
If you haven't had a chance to view the entire release, you can do so HERE.  

Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 Gift Code to the ODBD Website  just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until August 2, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on August 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!
For my center step card above I used the new Birdhouse set, as well as the new Art Deco Border Die.  I simply sized my dimensions on the center step to fit the Art Deco dies on the sides.  The papers are from the ODBD Blushing Rose Paper Pack, and other dies used are the ODBD Lavish Layers , Ornate Ovals, Ovals, and Fence die.  I stamped the image with Memento ink and colored with Copics, then hand cut the image and mounted it on an Ovals die, on which I had sponged some sky and clouds, and then I matted the oval with an Ornate Ovals die cut, and added the Fence die across the bottom, and the sentiment on it is cut with a  Lavish Layers die.
For the card below, I used the new Thanks for Everything Stamp/Die Combo, as well as the new Pierced Squares dies.  I also used a new Trellis Strip Die on the left side of the card.  I started with a base of craft, then added a layer of design paper from the Blushing Rose Paper Pack, then I cut two white pierced squares, two patterned pierced squares, and then an outside frame from the pattern paper, mounted on to a white square on which I had stamped the "for everything" sentiment.  I die cut the word "Thanks" from craft and sponged with Memento Rich Cocoa, and adhered that to the sentiment panel.  I cut out a rose cluster image from the same paper pack and added it and some greenery from the Lovely Leaves Die set.  I finished off with a butterfly cut from the same paper pack using the Bitty Butterflies die set.  The sentiment panel and roses are popped up with foam tape.  A few little pearls finished it off.


Here are the NEW ODBD products I used today:






I really love these new sets and dies!!!  I'm having a lot of fun playing with them and I hope you enjoyed the samples today.  

Don't forget to visit the rest of the DT's blogs so you don't miss a chance to win some new ODBD goodness! 
 RobinMelissa * Julie * Sandee * Cathy
Dawn * Lori * Chris * Grace * Lisa
Sabrina * Diana * Angie * Diane (Guest Designer)

Blessings, 

40 comments:

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful cards, Grace! Love the added dies to the sides of your lovely Center Step Card, the cut out roses make a nice addition to your Thanks card.

Shari Czerwinski said...

Great cards and fantastic job coloring that birdhouse!

Amy Marshall said...

Such beautiful cards. I just love your bird card. Wonderful job coloring the image, I love the clouds behind the birdhouse.

Golden Goddess Designs said...

wonderful cards! you paper choices are perfect!

Alicia

Donna Whitten said...

Both of your cards are awesome! Thanks for the instructions on how you did your first card. Wonderful samples for a great release!

Peggy Kosier said...

These cards have a beautiful country appeal to them. Just beautiful!

Angie said...

Grace, both cards are exquisite!!! I love yoru beautiful sky behind the amazing birdhouse! Amazing design on the second card with all the beautiful die cuts!

Gail said...

Grace =- stunning work - love the fence added on card one and the colors of card 2 TFS

wannabcre8tive said...

Grace, you have done a fabulous job on the cards for the new release. I am loving the birdhouse set. (and the woodpecker) I love how you used the border dies on the center step cards. A brilliant idea.

Mary Babet said...

Stunning cards!Even though the birdhouse stamp is a favorite of mine, I really like the second card a lot. I really love the patterns and flowers.

Betty said...

Beautiful cards! Thank you for sharing!

Joan V said...

Wow, beautifully detailed cards. I love those border die, so gorgeous. I just love those word/ die sets. Thanks for the inspiration.

Sue D said...

Beautiful cards. I like the dies you used.

McStamper said...

Your cards are beautiful.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Hello sweet friend!! Your cards are gorgeous....as always!!I just love both of your cards but I adore the centerstep most of all!! I love your coloring of the birdhouse, your use of dies and your simply elegant design. Your use of the paper for your Thank you card is gorgeous and so feminine. You are such an inspiration!! Sorry I missed you this a.m. Hope you are doing well!! TTYT!
hugs,
Chris

Sherry said...

love both cards!! gorgeous!!

Becky said...



Grace, love the center step card...as always your talent is amazing.

Heidi Stamps said...

What dainty coloring on the birdhouse! Love it!

D.Ann C said...

Love the fabulous way you layered both of these beauties!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful cards. Love those border dies.

Shelia said...

Beautiful center fold card. Great layout on both cards.

Regena said...

such beautiful cards!!

Susan Lankford said...

Really beautiful cards, Grace! I hope you are feeling well!

Diane said...

Hello Grace, Oh my Goodness! These cards are my absolutely favorite. You are so amazingly talented. I am in awh. The way you incorporate the strip dies, your coloring is beautiful and the cute fence just tops off the 1st card. Then you go one step further in your second card, from the paper selection to placing the squares on the diagnal, to fussy cutting the roses, adding the trellis strip and the sweet butterfly. So Creative and Inspirational. Gorgeous work my dear. Thank you for the inspiration.
Blessings,
Diane

Robin Clendenning said...

OH, you do such a fabulous job on those center step cards!! Gorgeous sweet Grace! Love your rose Thanks card too!! Love how you colored the rose to match the roses on the paper!

Linda Carson said...

Gorgeous deluxe x 2!! Love how the new border dies were used! Absolutely gorgeous!!

Carol said...

just love how you put it all together

Maxine D said...

Beautiful cards Grace - I do love those strip dies!!
Blessings and prayers
Maxine

Leanne said...

Fabulous as always.

Dawn said...

Wonderful samples, Grace! Beautiful center step and coloring on the image, great sky!

Cathymac said...

Gorgeous release projects, Grace! I love the way you used the border strips on your charming center step card with the birdhouse and the fabulous layered square design of the rose card. Your coloring of the birdhouse is beautiful as well as the paper selections for your second card! It's so good to see your awesome creations again!! Hugs!

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful creations, love how you have them perfectly fitting onto the panels in the first card and the use of the fence with it! Pretty design on the second the roses and butterfly are so pretty with it!

Lorraine said...

You create such elegant cards. I love both of them.

Heather said...

Wow!! These are both so gorgeous!! I love how you have used the new dies.

F said...

Oh my! Great card designs! Absolutely lovely!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Grace, where do I begin? This first card with the birdhouse is GORGEOUS! Your coloring is exquisite and the sky looks so realistic! Amazing! And what a beautiful card with these new border dies for the sides and the sweet fence and fabulous Lavish Layers. WOW! The second one is fabulous with the layered pierced squares, and I love how you've used the Trellis Strip for your rose! Absolutely gorgeous as well, and I'm so glad to see you making gorgeous cards again! I continue to pray for God to restore your strength, precious friend! Know you are dearly loved and always being lifted up in prayer! Hugs!

Melissa T. said...

Beautiful cards Grace!

somethingcraftybydottie said...

Good Morning Grace.
another beautiful card, I love the New bird in birdhouse stamp
the dies you chose are perfect and just beautiful! looks like you are getting better. always saying prayers for you. have a great weekend.
God Bless
Hugs
Dottie

Kelley said...

So happy to see you back in the groove! Your cards are as wonderful as ever! SO pretty!! Hugs!

Helen Gullett said...

WOW... absolutely stunning cards!