Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Welcome to the NOV. ODBD release!


Hello friends!  Welcome to the Nov. ODBD release!   You have seen some samples already this month, and hopefully you jumped in on the special bundle pre-order, but today we're sharing more samples for your inspiration.  As always, we have prizes! 
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 November 2, 2017 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 November 3rd so be sure to check back there to see if you won!
For today's samples, I used  the new Winter Cardinal set. I made a more clean and simple one, and one more stepped up.  I'd love to hear which style you like better!  Above, I embossed the image in gold and below, I stamped it in brown ink and colored  the bird and berries and some leaves with Copics.  For the card above, I created a window with the ODBD Ovals dies so my image sits beneath the frame,  and layered brushed gold and red paper from the Christmas Collection 2017 Paper Pack. I cut the gold and red layers with the ODBD Pierced Rectangles an Double Stitched Rectangles dies and adhered to my white card base.  For the card below again I cut my layers of red and craft with the Pierced Rectangles and the Double Stitched Rectangles dies.   However instead of the window cut out, I just cut my image with an Ovals die and positioned it on my card.  For both cards, I used the Merry Christmas Border Die for my sentiment.  For the more stepped up card above, I also used dies from Lovely Leaves, Pine Branches, Pine Cones, Circle Ornaments and Christmas Candle.  I also added pearls for the berries and the cardinal's eye above.  So... which do you prefer?

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Here is the NEW release set  I used today:

https://ourdailybreaddesigns.com/winter-cardinal.html
https://ourdailybreaddesigns.com/christmas-collection-2017-6x6-paper-pad.html



Thanks so much for stopping!

Here are the blog LINKS for the rest of the team:

Cathy * Lisa * Dawn * Sandee * Chris 
Angie * Kathy * Grace * Lori * Helen * Diana 
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Blessings to you in this special season in which we focus our hearts and minds on how much we have to be grateful for! 

22 comments:

Joan V said...

Wow, beautiful cards. I love the pine cones and branches. Thanks for the inspiration.

Shari Czerwinski said...

Love the way you made the same image two completely different ways. Great cards!

Michelle Chmelar said...

I love the dimension in the pinecones. I'm going to use that!!

LeeBeth said...

I like the gold cardinal - elegant and different.

Jennifer Archambault said...

Lovely card! Thanks for sharing!

k ostgard said...

Love that cardinal very nice cards. Thanks for sharing.
Have a blessed day!
Kim O

Carol Brown said...

I love them both but I'd have to say the embossed one is my favorite. Thanks for the inspiration.

Dawn said...

Love the red and kraft... great samples, Grace!

Sherry said...

beautiful cards! love them both!

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful coloring and love the kraft with the red, has a great country feel to it!

April said...

I love the kraft and red together with the white. Lovely cards!

Charity Chamberlain said...

So stunning & love the details! Both are magnificent!

wannabcre8tive said...

Your cards are gorgeous, as always. Love the colors and the pine cones.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What gorgeous cardinal cards, Grace!! Love the gold cardinal with all the white pine and pine cones!! The colored cardinal with the kraft is so beautiful!! Gorgeous coloring and designs!! TTYS!!
hugs,
Chris

Sue LD said...

Wonderful cardinal cards. I like the pine cones on the first one.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful cards! I love them both! Both are lovely.

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Grace these are both so very gorgeous! Love the cardinal stamped in gold and then having kraft as the background panel is such a striking look!

Lorraine said...

I love cardinals. It was neat to see this done in two distinctly different colors. Love the gold.

ionabunny said...

These are gorgeous. The gold cardinal looks a little bit wild and I love the red one. Cool variation. Hugz

Carmela Hubler said...

I love the pinecones on your first card! Your cardinal is so pretty on the second card. Well done!

Denise Ward said...

I love that you chose the pretty cardinal as the focus of each of your cards. It is the state bird for Kentucky which is where I'm from originally, so it always makes me smile to see one. Your cards are equally beautiful, and I like the Merry Christmas die that you used on each.

Kelley Holland said...

Gorgeous cards, Grace!! Both cards are so lovely but I really like the red cardinal card. Beautiful!!