Saturday, April 10, 2010

Our Daily Bread Designs {ODBD} Cards

Hello friends & Happy Saturday!! I have a few things to share with you....

First; I'm very excited that you are here today because I want to invite you to see the CUTTLEBUG CHALLENGE BLOGSPOT POST below this post regarding a super fantastic giveaway!!  If you haven't seen the post yet, you MUST go check it out for the info on your chance to win!!!  Entering is super EASY and the Provocraft Prizes up for grabs are INCREDIBLE!!!!!! DONT MISS this great opportunity & go check it out. HERE is another link to it!!!

Second, at Our Daily Bread Designs this week, the Challenge Team is challenging you to a *new sketch* for the Shining The Light Challenge #ODBDSLC9. Here it is:

I decided to go *masculine* with the sketch:
Stamps: ODBD, Happy Father's Day!
Paper: Bazzill Textured CS, Heavy Cream Textured CS,
Ink: Brilliance Brown, StaOn Brown
Accessories: Spellbinders, Silver Brads, Cotton Twill, Fiskars Border Punch
Techniques: Lots of Sponging

**A $15 gift certificate prize** to Our Daily Bread Designs store, will be given to one lucky participant!! Entries for the prize must be submitted/linked by Thursday, April 15th to the ODBD BLOG. One random winner will be chosen & announced next Saturday. It's not required to use ODBD stamps on your creations, but we would love to see them if you have them. :) If you upload your creations to SCS {Splitcoast Stampers}, or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC9. When creating your posts on blogs please include a link to the ODBD challenge.

Check out my ODBD Team Mates' FAB creations for this sketch:
Chris Olsen
Christine Okken
Francie Gumprecht
Natalie Dever
Patter Cross
Sabrina Jackson

Third; Here's a Friendship card that I created in March for a COTTON challenge at ODBD - but had forgotten to post...
snippet of the center
Stamps: ODBD, Friendship!
Paper: SEI DP (can also be found at ODBD), Bazzill Textured Brown CS & Marble CS
Ink: Brilliance Brown, StazOn Brown
Accessories: Spellbinders (also sold at ODBD), Silver Brads, Stickles Glitter, SU Ultrafine Glitter, Shimmerz, Cotton Lace

Thanks for Looking & Happy Creating!


  1. America these are both fantastic. I love all the distressing on the masculine one and the pretty colors on the other. Gorgeous!!!

  2. These are both so beautiful America!! Your first card is such an awesome take on the sketch!! I love the masculine feel with the rich tones of brown, the sponging and the design!! The second is so soft and elegant. Love your layout, the pink and the lace. Stunning!

    Have a great weekend!

  3. I love all of your layers and the shape of your first card. I also love all of the metal touches. Both cards are stunning! Have a blessed day!

  4. Beautiful cards America - i love the first one ..The sentiment is wonderful and the colours fantastic
    Lusa ;)

  5. Wowwwww, love these.....LOOOOOOOVE them! The first one is SOOO cool with all those brads and rich chocolate tones and the first is sooooooo very feminine with all the lace. LOVE your style, girlie!

  6. WOW, everytime I open your blog, all I can say is OMG!!! Your work is just unbelievably gorgeous, each post more magnificent than the last.

  7. America I always enjoy your GORGEOUS cards.

  8. WOW WOW WOW America these are BEAUTIFUL!!!! Gorgeous cards sweetie!!!

  9. I love how you flipped the sketch and your awesome use of twill America, awesome card!...and the sweet softness to the cotton card and that pretty lace is so beautiful too!

  10. America are SO TALENTED!!!! both of these cards just blow me away!! that masculine card is so perfect!!!

  11. Both of these are beautiful America. I like the ribbon/lace on your second card! Wonderful cards girlie.

  12. Love both of these stunning creations, America! Wonderful masculine creation with the rich colors and fab layers and details! The softness of the second beautiful creation! Wonderful lace and soft lovely colors!

  13. America, America, both of your cards are out of this world GORGEOUS!!! No wonder it takes you hours to create one card...breathtaking!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

  14. WOW! America, these are both awesome! I love the distressing of the masculine one and the second one is so pretty and feminine with the lace!!!

  15. These are just wonderful, America! I love your version of the sketch and the colors are terrific. The second one is so soft and pretty. Terrific!

  16. Oh America.... these are both so gorgeous, as is everything you create!!! I love the layout and sponging of the first! You really spotlighted the verse beautifully! The second one is so pretty... love the lace!!! Thanks for sharing it now even if not for the cotton challenge! It's gorgeous!!!

  17. Love the lacey cool! All your cards are over the top, drop dead gorgeous!