Friday, January 01, 2010

ODBD Blog Hop, New Releases & an SCS Announcement

Happy New Year & Welcome to the First *Our Daily Bread Designs Blog* Hop of 2010!!
We are kicking off the new year with the release of 3 new sets {Baptism & Confirmation Verses, Confirmation & Noah's Ark}, all perfect for Baptisms, Confirmation, and New Baby themes!

If you arrived here from Sabrina's BLOG at sjbutterflydreams, then you are in the right place. If you get lost along the way, then please return to the original ODBD Blog so that you can hop in the correct order! 3 blessed blog hoppers will be chosen randomly to receive One Set of THEIR CHOICE! All you have to do to be eligible to win is complete the hop, leaving comments on each blog and returning to the ODBD Blog and leaving your answer to the question there by Monday, Jan. 4 at 8PM EST. The question will be posted on the ODBD blog, but here’s a tip…  as you are hopping along, please take note of your favorite sets! This hop will go until Monday Jan. 4 at 8PM EST! Kelley has generously offered to give away 3 PRIZES – that means 3 winners will be chosen to choose 1 set of their choice!!! How awesome is that?!

Now for a BIG SCS ANNOUNCEMENT: One of the big changes that we are excited about is that Our Daily Bread Designs has accepted a position as a Member Company on Splitcoaststampers, AKA:SCS. Talk about new beginnings! If you visit the ODBD Welcome Forum at SCS & leave a comment by January 10th, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $50.00 Gift Certificate to the ODBD Store! How fantastic is that? We have a many things planned including Challenges, A Special Prayer Request area & chat area on the ODBD Forum at SCS! Speaking of Challenges, we will also be having a weekly challenge posted on the SCS Forum as well as the ODBD Blog. That means more prizes & awards for all!!! Stay tuned to the ODBD blog & SCS Forum for further details. For now… just be sure to be back on Jan 9 when our first Challenge of the New Year will kick off!
Now here is my ODBD card:


CARD RECIPE:
Stamps: ODBD - Januray 2010 Release "Noah's Ark"
Paper: BasicGrey - Marratech Paper Colleciton, SU Craft, White CS
Ink: Brown StazOn, Copics, SU White SIgno Gel Pen
Accessories: Square Rhinestones, Satin Ribbon, Spellbinders, MS Corner & Border Punches, MS Glitters, Blue Microbeads, Stickles

From here, hop right over to Christine at *Christine Creations* to see what great inspiration she has for you! Have fun hopping. I sincerely hope New Year brings you good health & simple meaningful resolutions!
America

192 comments:

  1. America this is just beautiful! I LOVE your matting and the coloring... I'm so glad to have you join us in the bread basket! I have long admired your work and now I'm working alongside of you! Love your card and happy new year my friend!

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  2. This is stunning America!! I just love your coloring and details on the image paired with the border punch you used colors and elegant design!! Wow girl!!

    Welcome to the team!! You know I have always admired you and your creations. So glad to have the opportunity to work alongside you at the breadbasket!! Blessings to you and yours in 2010. Happy New Year!!

    hugs,
    Chris

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  3. So very beautiful, America!! I just LOVE that great big bow, and all the details on this are just AMAZING!! I hpe you have a wonderful New Years!!

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  4. It's so great to be working with you at ODBD!!!! Your work is amazing....and this one is over-the-top!!! Love the clean look of the white and the water looks so awesome!! Happy New Year and God Bless!

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  5. welcome aboard...and do I ever love this!! every single inch! I see another MS punch set I NEED! fabulous!

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  6. America, Welcome to the team. I love your card. The lattice adds so much to it.

    Estelle

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  7. I'm back America... just can't get over the sparkle!!! I'm lovin this my friend!!! Can't get enough of it!

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  8. America this is jaw drop gorgeous..Love everything, all the details makes this one stunning card.
    Happy New Year

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  9. Welcome to the team America! I love your card and really look forward to seeing what you do in the future. Have a blessed New Year!

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  10. So much texture and detail. Really nice.

    Mary
    www.primitiveseasons.blogspot.com

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  11. This is a lovely card. Your image is beautifully framed by this wonderful punch - need to get that one! Great job on your card! hugs, Angela

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  12. America this is GORGEOUS!!!!! That punched border and fantastic ribbon are absolutely stunning in highlighting that beautifully coloured Ark!!!!

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  13. What an exceptional card. I love the border punch that you used. The ribbon sure sets this card off. Great job.

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  14. Absolutely love this card. Happy New Year.

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  15. I love the way you framed out the image. It really set things off. Thanks for sharing

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  16. Happy New Year - America!!! AWWWW - your card is gorgeous!!! What an awesome design!!! Hugs ~S~

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  17. What beautiful textures and layers on this stunning card, America!
    Outstanding work!!

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  18. How gorgeous America! I love the border and the corners and the colors!!!!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!! Happy New year and welcome to the team!

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  19. Just gorgeous America! LOVE the layers and that punch...they really frame your beautifully colored image perfectly!

    Happy New Year!

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  20. Been a long time fan of your work! This card is awesome! The added sparkle of the water is amazing and is framed perfectly with your white lattice. Gorgeous coloring as always too! TFS!!

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  21. hoihoi
    what a very pretty card!!!!
    happy new year

    greetings anneke

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  22. You card is amazing. So much detail. I love your colors and all the layers. So pretty.

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  23. Love your punched frame on this lovely Noah's Ark card. The added texture is a nice touch too. I am very excited for all the news at ODB! Blessings to you in 2010!

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  24. Oh your framing and glittery water is awesome America! This is one fantastic card girl! Such beautiful work to set a beautiful tone for the first blog hop :)

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  25. Such an amazingly GORGEOUS card, America! I am so glad you are designing with us! I've been a Follower and admirer of your work/blog for quite sometime now!

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  26. Just a wonderful card Thank you so much for sharing and Happy New Year

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  27. Gorgeous! Wow! Really love the colors you used too!

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  28. What a pretty card, all the white and the border make it so refreshing to look at with the contrast of the blue water.

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  29. LOVE all of the texture on this card! Great job!

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  30. Wow what amazing details you have put together here. Love the borders and corners and the sparkles in the water. Great card. TFS.
    Beth Greco

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  31. Spectacular! The glitter and shine are awesome.

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  32. Beautiful card here! The details are amazing!
    Blessings,
    Chelsea

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  33. This is just wonderful, America! I love the punched lattice frame and the micro beads. The embossed corners and bow are so pretty. I love seeing your creations and now I have the chance to work w/ you. How great is that? Happy New Year!

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  34. Awww thisis super cute America!!! I love the border you used on this tooo. Love your coloring, and your layering!!!!

    Happy New Year!!!
    Hugs,
    Cheryl Walker

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  35. WOW...wonderful design and coloring...a great card!

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  36. Love the lattice border, the white just sets off the whole card!! Beautiful card, America!! God bless you this New Year!

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  37. Beautiful card, America. Really liked you use of the Martha Stewart punch around the border. Have a great 2010.

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  38. Love the use of the blue microbeads for the water. Cool look and texture.

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  39. America, this is a adorable card I love your use of embossing and punches and dies. You are so good at coloring in your images (I am green). WOndering what we have to look forward to next. Thank you for sharing your designs with us. Blessings to you in the new year.

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  40. I would frame this one - how beautiful.

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  41. Beautiful card, America. Love the M.S. border frame you have made. Great stamp set. Wonderful work. Happy New Year. Phyllis M.

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  42. America..ur card is beautiful!!Super Job!! Happy New Year!!

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  43. Love your card! Great job on all the details.

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  44. Wow! Love the punched border.
    Sharon L

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  45. This is beautiful! I love the punch you used on the border.
    DeniseB

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  46. Beautifully done! Very creative & very inspirational!

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  47. Your card is lovely.
    Sally

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  48. HI America - this is one gorgeous card - I love the shimmer on the water - so eye catching! You add so much detail to your cards America and they are always so stunning - that boder punch - fabulous! What a blessing you are to ODBD!! Happy New year and thanks for sharing America! God bless you! {{{hugs}}}

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  49. Love the Noah's Ark theme; love the dry embossing and the die cut edge, Pat

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  50. Incredible, America! So happy to see you on the ODBD team! Can't wait to see all your gorgeous creations!

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  51. Very great card, lots of really wonderful ideas!

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  52. This is lovely, the blue & white make it look so crisp. Love the bubble paper!

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  53. Great card. Thanks for sharing it.

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  54. Ohhhh! I love this! The blue and white is so stiking - very nautical! :-) I love this stamp! TFS!

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  55. How cute are those "bubbly corners"?! Love your use of glitter, too. So cute!

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  56. beautiful card! Great job with the border. I have one of the corner/border sets and have only been able to get one piece of paper punched correctly!

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  57. Mmmm...this card really "pops" with the lattice and blue!

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  58. very pretty - love the glittery sea!

    TFS

    Cindi

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  59. Very special--I like the frame.

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  60. Beautiful job. I love the way you layered your details in there. Just gorgeous!

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  61. What a way to start the new year off, with a blog hop. My favorite stamp set is Baptism and confirmation verses:}

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  62. This card is great I like the embossing on the corners. great idea

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  63. What a beautiful card!

    hugs
    Mary

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  64. This is beautiful. I live the scallop edge.

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  65. This is an absolutely beautiful card. Love your corners and the water treatment. So creative!

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  66. ABsolutely GORGEOUS AMerica. What a great way to use this new set!!!

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  67. Congrats on the Guest DT spot! Your card is amazing with that frame and the embossed corners! Beautiful!

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  68. Love how you framed the ark, lots of great detail!

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  69. What a beautiful card! I love how you created the corners surrounding your image!

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  70. OOOOOOH my goodness you card is breathtaking. wow!

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  71. What a beautiful card! So much detail!

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  72. America, love your 3d effects on your cards. And very nice glittery colors. Great job!

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  73. Gorgeous card! I just love the blue and white color choice!

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  74. This is a beautiful card America! Congrats on being a guest designer!

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  75. Very neat card. I love the use of the border punch and the blue behind it. I also like the way you framed the image and the embossing. It's a really nice, unique card.

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  76. Very Pretty.....and stunning....love how you use glitter paper for the water......thank you for sharing...

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  77. This so cute - love the matting.

    Sandy D.

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  78. Great card. Love the many dimensions of framing the main image.

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  79. Such beautiful layers! Your talent is demonstrated well in the versatility of your work!

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  80. Nice card! I especially loved the border punches you used and I really liked the colors and it was just a all around great card! TFS

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  81. I just love this set. You made a fantastic card

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  82. Love the border & corner punch background, glitter, cuttlebug corners. Very nice. God bless and Happy New Year.

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  83. Beautiful. Love the dimension.

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  84. This card is just over the top! Love the colors, details, layout, and embellishments you used on this stunning and inspiring card.

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  85. that pure white background sets off the pretty blue and earth tones just right...Thanks

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  86. So pretty!! I love this card you made!!!

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  87. this is just beautiful! Love your border and corners! Actually love everything about this card!

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  88. Very nice. I like your use of the border punch...it really made a nice matte. Happy New Year!

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  89. I love the border and the corners. Well, I love the whole card!

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  90. Love the embossed bubbles in the frame and the lattice border is striking.

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  91. Very Crisp! Beautifully done.
    Great dimensional work and the glitter embellishment really creates a wonderful contrast and adds texture to your card. Love it!

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  92. Wow, absolutely beautiful! I love all the detail you put into this, especially the border punch!

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  93. the layers on this card are fabulous. i see some of becca's style elements here too. that's a good thing. just love it.

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  94. Great card! I also liked your last post of Christmas cards.

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  95. What a beautiful card. The colors are brilliant! Blessings

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  96. Beautiful card. Love all the details.

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  97. I love the detail in your cards and the way you use embelishments!

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  98. This is very elegant!I love your coloring and details. This border punch makes it even more stunning!!

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  99. Ohhhhhhh America, what a delightful card! I love that you used the punch to draw the eye to your stamped image! Well done! Have a Happy New Year, too!

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  100. Excellent New Year to you :o)
    You have a wonderful blog with so many beautiful things. I am delighted to follow it here in the new year.

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  101. America, your card is wonderful. I love the glitter and the bubbles on the corners.

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  102. What wonderful layering that gives such terrific texture. Great card.

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  103. Wow! Such a stunning card! The details are amazing.

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  104. America, this is so beautiful. I love how you use the stickles and microbeads for texture and water. Love your card....

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  105. I really like this card. You did a great job with your colors and layering. Thank you for sharing.

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  106. Really like the bead waters and textures of this colorful card! Beautiful!

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  107. I love this! What wonderful colors! I just can't stop marveling at the Noah set!

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  108. Gorgeous, love the punched border and ribbon and sparkeling water and sky. Just gorgeous.
    Priscilla

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  109. America I love your card,and your blog I tried to find where I could sign up for email updates,but couldn't find it.can you please email me as where I can find the spot,
    Jocelan
    bjperr2@gmail.com

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  110. Adorable card! Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year, America! Kris, Wadsworth, OH

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  111. Beautiful card. I like how you did the water.

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  112. This is absolutely beautiful, America.... fabulous as always... Congrats on being on the ODBD team.....
    Happy New Year
    Hugs

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  113. I love how many of you are using the Cuttlebug embossing folders in creative ways. I have the MS punches; now all I need to do is buy the ODB Noah's Ark. Beautiful card.

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  114. This is a very stunning gorgeous card :)!

    Inky Hugs,
    Catherine

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  115. I love this card! The colors are beautiful! Such a pretty card!

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  116. America,

    Your glittery Noah's Ark is great! It really shines on the waves! I love the lattice and the blue underneath it makes the water look even larger, expanded. It almost looks puffy like a fabric album cover. What talent. Thanks!

    He IS Able!
    Traci S.

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  117. Love this card! I must order the Noah's Ark stamp set. And I must practice some more with my MS punches!

    Kathy A
    kat1890@hotmail.com

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  118. Wow, I'd not seen this MS border/corner punch yet - awesome stuff and GREAT card - TFS!

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  119. I love the layering you have done here, and the punched edge on the white is amazing!!

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  120. This is so pretty, love the colors and the border is just wonderful!! Great job!

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  121. Beautiful work, your border perfectly accents this ark image...thanks for sharing your creativity!

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  122. Beautiful card, I love the frame and the crystal you added.

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  123. Beautiful card, love the microbeads.
    Happy 2010
    dianne31331

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  124. absolutely beautiful. love it

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  125. How beautiful....the coloring is perfect...the design is perfect...love it!

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  126. The lattice border is very pretty.

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  127. Love the bubbles on the corners.

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  128. Incredible card! I especially love how you made the water and waves. Amazing!

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  129. This is adorable. Love the sparkly water and the border punch you used.

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  130. America, I love your presentation of Noah's Ark. The micro beads are a great touch. Your card really pop!

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  131. Love the embossing, the glittery sky and ocean and wonderful lacey punched edges on this!

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  132. America, This is just too, too beautiful! I love all the attention to detail and the gorgeous colors you used. Thanks for sharing!

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  133. Such a fun and happy card! Great job!

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  134. Your details are amazing! Beautifully done, America!

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  135. linda patti tpatti@windstream.netJanuary 3, 2010 at 11:58 AM

    lovely coloring skills--your card is gorgeous!

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  136. This is really a great card. Love the water bubbles! Would never have thought of that.

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  137. Love your version of Noah's Ark. Thanks for being part of the blog hop! Love the new designs, and hope to win one!

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  138. A Beautiful card. This is the first time I have been to your blog, your work is wonderful. Thank you for sharing your work.

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  139. Beautiful card and congrats on being on the team.

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  140. Beautiful card! Love the matting. Very nice work!

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  141. Great colors. The frame really pops with that blue behind. Beautiful job.
    TFS

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  142. Beautiful card! I love the MS border and corner punches, they frame your card beautifully.

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  143. I love the coloring and the border. Thanks for sharing

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  144. I love all the sparkle your card has! Very nice!

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  145. Love all the matting, and great coloring on this card. Beautiful card, America!

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  146. Loved what you did with the cards.
    Candy Meyers
    singcandy@aol.com

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  147. Beautiful card… Thank you for the chance to win a great prize.
    Sylvia

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  148. God bless America! This card is elegant and I love your style. This is a spot to which I will return frequently.
    Becky E.

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  149. This is a great card! Love the vibrant colors!
    Happy New Year!--Kathy O

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  150. Looked over all your beautiful cards. Loved the Christmas onesThe cute ones but religoust themed ones and I especially loved the patriotic ones as i am a former Army wife and Army nurse.

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  151. I love how you added microbeads on the water. Some little one is going to love receiving this great card!

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  152. Amazing detail on this! Wow!
    Julie L.
    jaleon40@verizon.net

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  153. It is amazing the different looks per designer with the same stamp set. love it!

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  154. Wow - Love what you did with this set & how you embossed with the circles in the corners - that is so darn clever! And you have just convinced me to buy the MS Corner & Border Punches!! Such a beautiful card.

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  155. Love how you used the border and corner punches. Great Card!!!

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  156. America, thanks for sharing your card. I love what you did with the border punch. Very nice!!

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  157. wonderful card - love it!
    Sandra

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  158. I love all the layering and creativity. The more I look the more I love!

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  159. this card has so much details WOW! great job!

    God bless

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  160. America, this is such a lovely card! I love all of the details and layering.
    Denise

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  161. Beautiful card! I love it!
    I would love to own the Confirmation set.

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  162. Wow, all the layers and accessories Very Lovely! Thanks for sharing your talents.

    Paula

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  163. I love the lattice work matting

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  164. Such a beautiful card. All the details work together so well to set off the ark stamp. I loved seeing your work! Thank you for sharing. Blessings!

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  165. wow you really pack alot into your cards, they are very stimulating to look at

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  166. Love the card. Thanks for the inspiration. The Noah's Ark stamp is really neat.

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  167. Great card! I love the lattice "frame".

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  168. Wow! What a gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing!

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  169. How beautiful. Love the blue color you use. Stopped and looked at your cards and I'm breathless. Great work!

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  170. I love blue and like the way it shows under your white lacy frame. It is so much fun to see all the different ways to decorate one stamp.

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  171. Beautiful composition and attention to detail, terrific card!!! TFS your art!!

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  172. The microbeads for the water really set off the Noah's Ark beautifully!

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  173. Really cute, love the texture.

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  174. I think this is so ADORABLE!!! All the details are over the top gorgeous!

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