Saturday, February 25, 2012

ODBDSLC98...Let's try a different shape

Happy Saturday stamping friends! Another week has passed and it is time for a new Shining the Light Challenge over at Our Daily Bread Designs.  

This week's challenge:

This week the challenge team is challenging you to think outside of the box....Create any card or project that is not an A2, A6, or A7 rectangular or square card. It can be a different fold (diamond fold, joy fold, easel, accordion, step, sidestep etc.) or a different shape.

To make the challenge even more fun, we will be giving out a prize, a $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! Entries for the prize must be submitted by Friday, March 3rd at 8 a.m. EST. One random winner will be chosen and announced next Saturday. If you are not using ODBD stamps, please do not enter more than once. Additional entries without using ODBD stamps will not be commented on or will they qualify for prizes.
While it is not required to use Our Daily Bread Designs images and sentiments on your creations, we would love to see them if you have them.As a way of recognizing those who do use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing 1 to 2 creations to spotlight for our Shining the Light Award.In order to qualify for this award, however, you must use Our Daily Bread stamps and have your submission added to Mr. Linky by Friday, March 3rd at 8 a.m. EST. If you upload your creations to Splitcoast Stampers or any other online gallery, please use the keyword is ODBDSLC98. When creating your posts on blogs please include a direct link to the challenge.
And here is what I came up with! I love my Spellbinders and Label 4 is one of my many favorites, so I chose it to make my easel card


Paper: PTI Rustic Cream, Ripe Avocado, Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden

Stamps: ODBD Faith Scripture Collection 5

Ink: ODBD Olive, Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Old Paper

Accessories: Spellbinders Classic Circles Large, Fleur De Lis Motifs, Grand Labels 4, Tim Holtz Ornate Plate, Recollections half pearls, Want2Scrap pearl flourish, Wild Orchid Crafts roses, I Am Roses small rose leaves

I hope I was able to inspire you with this little card, if you need some more inspiration to get those wheels turning make sure you'll check out and see what

Chris     - is taking the day off as she is preparing for a big move.




Kathy R.


and  Rosemary

have come up with. I know I say this every week, but these ladies are flowing over with creativity!!

For all of the details and to see who won last weeks challenge make sure you'll check out the ODBD Blog.

Thanks for stopping by today and brightening my day! It means the world to me that you took time out of your busy life to stop by to say "hi"!

Hugs and blessings,


Karen W said...

This is gorgeous and I can't wait to play along.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how beautiful Sabrina!! I just love the shape, your use of hardware and details and the sheer elegance!! Gorgeous GF!!! Hope all is well!! I miss you!!!!

Jonia said...

Wow, Sabrina this is just beautiful! I love your ornate plate and the flowers are just beautiful! Well it is beautiful all the way around!

Debi said...

Gorgeous and elegant as always Sabrina. Love it!

Silke Ledlow said...

Absolutely gorgeous Sabrina! Love this idea!!!

Habe mich endlich von meinen Schnupfen erholt...hoffe ihr seit alle gesund und munter :) !!! Vermisse unsere Wochenende zusammen...hugs ~S~

irishgreensue said...

What a beautiful easel card, Sabrina! Your paper is elegant, your flower cluster and pearls look stunning! I LOVE that you accented the word "FAITH" with your hardware and pearls! Just fantastic!

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous, I have never seen a easel card with this shape and I love it, such lovely papers and Beautiful flowers, and I love the idea of the book plate inside, terrific touch!

Cards By Jan said...

GASP!! Sabrina, when I first saw your took my breath away, its drop - down GORGEOUS!! I have always been one of your biggest fans, I think because I connect with your colours and layouts so well...anyways another masterpiece hun!! hugs.

Saints Rule! said...

So lovely... a true signature Sabrina work... the flowers, the soft colors, the regal easel design... so beautiful and so YOU! I agree with Jan that this is a knock the wind out of you kinda card... BEEUTIFULLL!!!! Have a wonderful weekend!

Kathy said...

Sabrina, this is just stunning!!! I wouldn't have thought to do a card this shape as an easel, and it looks so fantastic!!! So perfectly embellished, and I love the ornate plate! Have a wonderful weekend! Blessings! Kathy

Mz. Lela said...

Oh, the plate, the shape, the embelishments... Oh My! Beautifully created.

Rosemary said...

oh girl... you know this is absolutely out of this world gorgeous!!! hugs!!

Unknown said...

W-O-W Girl, I just love your work and this one is stunning!

Becky said...

Sabrina, this is just dazzling! Gorgeous design paper and awesome little details, love the design paper too.
Hugs :)

Mary said...


I love your easel card. The shape is wonderful. You have a an eye for putting together the perfect colors....always. The color combo for this card is no exeption. I also like your embellishments and your sentiment. Your card is absolutely beautiful!!! Have a wonderfu rest of the week Sabrina.


Grace said...

Sabrina this is absolutely gorgeous!!! LOVE the shaped easel design and the hardware... and all your special touches! I could have sworn I left a comment on here but it might have gotten lost when I didn't type the silly word verification right! LOL!