Saturday, January 30, 2010

2 ODBD Baby Cards & Blog Hop Info & BLOGCANDY

Ok, if you are here and you are Gloria Westerman, you WILL WANT to stop by the OBDB Blog for **Light Of the World** Stamp set WINNER details... (hint, hint) :) If not, thanks again to everyone who participated on our first ODBD Challenge Team Blog Hop. We hope to have you playing along with us on our weekly Challenges beginning next Saturday, Feb 6!! ALSO NOTE; there will be a New ODBD Release Blog Hop this Monday, Feb. 1st!! Our DT will have fab card samples featuring these new beautiful sets so we hope to see you then!! :)

And now on to a couple of BABY cards that I've created using the January release Stamp Set from ODBD called "Noah's Ark";

My first card is for today's Inspirational Challenge # 217 ~ over at SCS: We are to be inspired by products found at the fabulous ESPE site. I chose this handbag piece as my inspiration because it totally reminded me of a sweet, bright & yellow rubber ducky when I saw it! LOL
And darn it, now I cant stop singing the Sesame Street 'Rubber Ducky' SONG:
"Rubber Ducky - You're the one,
You make Bathtime lots of fun,
Rubber Ducky I'm awfully fond of youuuuu...
LOL (can ya tell Im a Mommy?) heheh...


CARD RECIPE:
Stamps: ODBD - Noah's Ark Paper: DCWV DP, Yello, Blue, White CS
Ink: Marvy Mactachles, SU White Signo Gel Pen, Marvy LePlume Markers
Accessories: Cricut New Arrival Cartridge, Border Punch, Silver Charm, Ribbon, Stickles, Cuttlebug Embossing Folders, Silver Brads
Techniques: Dry Embossing

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My next card is mostly white & girly. I love how this Baby Baptismal Card turned out (mainly 'cuz I generally have issues with creating foo-foo cards!)LOL... I followed the SCS sketch challenge found here:


CARD RECIPE:
Stamps: ODBD - Noah's Ark
Paper: SEI - Glossy Designer Patterned papers --> available at ODBD
Ink: Silver Embossing Powder, Silver Metallic Dye
Accessories: White Ribbon, Silver Charm Cross, Basic Grey Adhesive Pearls, SPellbinders
Techniques: Heat Embossing, Dry Embossing

NOW, for some BLOG-CANDY.....
If you know me, you know how much I LOVE to use CHARMS!!! :) So, I thought it would be FUN to give away 5 Rubber Ducky, 5 Cross & 5 surprise themed CHARMS to one lucky winner. All you need to do is leave a comment on this post telling me what you think of these 2 'charmed' cards & also, how you like to use CHARMS on your projects. I will select a random winner by next Sunday, Feb 7th!


Thanks so much for Looking, Happy Creating & Good LUCK!
America

12 comments:

Christine said...

Hi America I really must hop over to see you more often, am missing your gorgeous creations, am loving these baby cards & your foo foo one is amazing cant see you have a prob with them...love all the layers with the ducky one too.

Hugs Christine xx

stampinfrog said...

Both of the cards are GORGEOUS! Love all the layers on both cards and the all white card is so elegant.Just Perfect!
Hugs,Connie

Susie said...

Both cards are luscious. The Baptism one is superb. I just love how beautiful it looks. But, now I can't stop thinking about "Rubber Duckey, you're the one!" :0)

Little K Smith said...

Hi America
Oh wow! These are such inspirational and stunning designs! Love them.
Take care.
Kelly.x

Joanne (jojot) said...

these are both absolutely fabulous....always a joy to stop in to see what you have been up to...never disappointed

Sandra said...

These are very beautiful cards!! Very, very nice work America!!!

Sandee said...

Oh America! Both of these are just gorgeous!!! You have such talent!!!!

Ms. Jen said...

Wow America! Love that baptism one! Absolutely breathtaking. And can't foget that cute little rubber ducky, love all those textures and layers. Thanks for sharin!

Phyllis M. said...

Love your two "charmed cards," America. Cute little rubber ducky and the very pretty baptism card and all the lovely layers too. I love to use charms glues onto buttons, dangling from flowers or jump rings and with ribbons too. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win some charms too.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh my goodness, the ducky card with that checkered background is THE cutest, and the baptism card is SOOOO soft and dainty. LOVE the white on white layers!

Robin McK said...

Hi America!
Both of these cards are just stunning! The all-white is beautiful, and that embossed duck is so cute!

Vicki Dutcher said...

America - I am so glad I found your blog! Now I can really check out your beautiful work! I love these charms just just finish off your cards! I would love to use charms.. I am hoarding the few I have - LOL

Thanks for the opportunity!!