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:

Grace said...

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!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

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

Connie M. said...

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!!

Angella D. Crockett said...

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!

Dawn said...

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

Estelle from Hernando, MS said...

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

Estelle

Grace said...

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

Becky said...

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

Debi said...

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!

Primitive Seasons said...

So much texture and detail. Really nice.

Mary
www.primitiveseasons.blogspot.com

Angelwood said...

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

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

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

SHARLENE LEBLANC said...

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

Beth Ann said...

Absolutely love this card. Happy New Year.

Vickie Kertz said...

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

Silke Ledlow said...

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

Lynn said...

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

Sandee said...

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

Deborah Saaranen said...

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

Happy New Year!

jovialjudi said...

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!!

Anneke klerks said...

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

greetings anneke

dori said...

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

Liz Williams said...

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!

ChristineCreations said...

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 :)

My Paper Adventures said...

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!

MrsETaylor said...

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

Patter Cross said...

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

peggysue said...

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

Kim P said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Lori said...

Spectacular! The glitter and shine are awesome.

Chelsea - Wait for the Lord Cards leader said...

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

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

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!

Cheryl Walker said...

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

Jan Castle said...

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

Natalie said...

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

nanmoo said...

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

Heidi G said...

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

scrapmaniac247 said...

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.

Babs Y. said...

I would frame this one - how beautiful.

Phyllis M. said...

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

flowergirl said...

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

sandyh50 said...

Love your card! Great job on all the details.

Donna said...

Beautiful card.

sharon said...

Wow! Love the punched border.
Sharon L

DeniseB said...

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

leenda said...

Beautifully done! Very creative & very inspirational!

Anonymous said...

Your card is lovely.
Sally

Lovely Linda said...

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}}}

Pat said...

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

Amy Sheffer said...

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

Karen W said...

Very great card, lots of really wonderful ideas!

AK Donna M said...

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

lsims said...

Great card. Thanks for sharing it.

Luanne said...

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

Becky Yo said...

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

creativearts said...

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!

Vinglefr√łken said...

Beautiful card!Happy New Year!

Susan said...

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

VStarRider said...

very pretty - love the glittery sea!

TFS

Cindi

Sue D said...

Very special--I like the frame.

Maskedwoman said...

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

cyndel2112 said...

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

Lee said...

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

Mary said...

What a beautiful card!

hugs
Mary

catherineurich said...

This is beautiful. I live the scallop edge.

Terri said...

Beautiful card.

martha1223 said...

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

pam124 said...

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

Gretchen said...

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

Edna said...

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

Tina said...

Beautiful card!

Cheri Howard said...

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

Karen H said...

OOOOOOH my goodness you card is breathtaking. wow!

Laura said...

What a beautiful card! So much detail!

Cheryl Morrison said...

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

jeannen2 said...

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

Nancy said...

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

Lisa said...

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.

Gloria Westerman said...

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

Sandydee said...

This so cute - love the matting.

Sandy D.

Stacy said...

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

Teri said...

beautiful! Just stunning!

mom3 said...

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

WJ said...

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

Diane said...

I just love this set. You made a fantastic card

Peggy said...

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

Joyce said...

Beautiful. Love the dimension.

StampinCathy said...

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

Anji Settles said...

Pretty!

mjpsew said...

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

Dani said...

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

P Myers said...

What a beautiful card.

faith said...

Great card. Love the detail.

Lavonne said...

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

Mary said...

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

Doris said...

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

Granny P said...

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

MaryMac said...

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

Kathi said...

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

christi said...

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.

Nancy R Grimes said...

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

EFY said...

What a beautiful card. The colors are brilliant! Blessings

Val W said...

Beautiful card. Love all the details.

jvertrees said...

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

Sabine said...

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

Chris said...

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!

troll13 said...

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.

Laurie in MN said...

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

JKB said...

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

Miss Boo (a.k.a. jen70) said...

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

joyful stamper said...

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

KAY LONG said...

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

Dar said...

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

Khunter47 said...

Very pretty. TFS.

Khunter47

Gail Wise said...

Love your card!!

Saints Rule! said...

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

Priscilla said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Kris Turner said...

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

Lisa L. said...

Beautiful card. I like how you did the water.

Patricia Rose said...

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

Deborah said...

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.

maiahs_momma said...

This is a very stunning gorgeous card :)!

Inky Hugs,
Catherine

Diamondangelfish said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous card!

Susan said...

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

Wanda Thomas said...

SO very creative!!

Tstarkweather said...

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.

Kathy Ann said...

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

SueB said...

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

MaxineD said...

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

Gwen said...

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

Traci M said...

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

nifty said...

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

dianne said...

Beautiful card, love the microbeads.
Happy 2010
dianne31331

Sherry said...

absolutely beautiful. love it

Velta said...

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

Trish said...

The lattice border is very pretty.

AuntTiaD said...

Love the bubbles on the corners.

Sarah said...

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

scrappingnana said...

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

evetterice said...

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

Julia Aston said...

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

Cherie said...

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

Melissa said...

Such a fun and happy card! Great job!

Francie G. said...

Your details are amazing! Beautifully done, America!

linda patti tpatti@windstream.net said...

lovely coloring skills--your card is gorgeous!

L. Brown said...

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

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

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

Jean said...

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

mustangsarah said...

Beautiful card and congrats on being on the team.

Shawna said...

Beautiful card! Love the matting. Very nice work!

Lori said...

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

Jeanne said...

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

DebbieD said...

I love the coloring and the border. Thanks for sharing

southernscraps said...

Wonderful card!!

ajoyfullife said...

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

lynda said...

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

Candy Meyers said...

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

sanadon said...

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

Becky E. said...

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

Kathy O said...

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

stampinlover said...

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.

ny2tx_patti said...

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

Julie said...

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

Liz said...

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

Carla Murphy said...

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.

Vicki Sopcak said...

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

ocean-dreamer said...

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

Sandra said...

wonderful card - love it!
Sandra

Anonymous said...

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

Mira's place said...

this card has so much details WOW! great job!

God bless

Marsha said...

Wow. So much detail.

Denise @ kc242 said...

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

Dawn said...

Love the lattice!

Patsy B. said...

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

In my Closet Stampin said...

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

Paula

Jean O. said...

I love the lattice work matting

Pat said...

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!

Anonymous said...

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

Chris said...

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

Pam said...

Great card! I love the lattice "frame".

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Beautiful America!

Anonymous said...

Wow! What a gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing!

Brenda Raleigh said...

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

quilter said...

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.

Krissy said...

love it!

Donna Moore said...

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

Bonnie H. said...

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

beadz said...

This is so pretty.

Lori said...

Really cute, love the texture.

Kelley said...

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