Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Check out these fun colors for the Creative Colors Challenge # 9

Hello and happy Tuesday blogging friends!  Today I am coming to you with a card that I have made for the Creative Colors Challenge # 9. This time around we have a fun inspiration picture and all you have to do is pick any THREE colors and add flowers.....pretty simple right? Well here is what I have come up with using a digi image from our sponsor LacySunshine


Paper: PTI White, Ripe Avocado, SU Certainly Celery, DP Prima Fairy Flora

Image: Honey Spring Bee  (by LacySunshine)

Ink: S.e.i. green, Copics

Accessories: Spellbinders Grand Labels 4, wheat sprays, Wild Orchid Crafts flowers (CraftyCity), frosted lace Stickles, ODBD Custom Zinnia and Leaves die (bee)

Size: 5.5" x 5.5"

This is my card for today's challenge, I hope I was able to inspire you. If you play along in this fun challenge, you have a chance on winning some free images, so head on over to the the Creative Colors Challenge Blog to see all the requirements. Also make sure that you'll check out my teammates. These girls have come up with some amazing samples

Archana      *    Claudia   *  Linda   *   Rose   *   Tanvi   * Tereese

I am also adding this fun little card into the following challenges:

Lacy Sunshine Challenge # 32  - use your favorite color combination

Created With Love Challenge - in the garden

The Cutiepie Challenge Blog  - April Showers Bring Cute May Flowers

So Artful Challenges    - shades of green plus other colors

Come And Get It Challenges  - Spring Flowers

Use Your Stuff Challenge  - Flowers

Thanks so much for stopping by today. It is always a joy to see you stopping by.

Have a happy and creative day!


Thursday, April 24, 2014

His Love

Hello and good morning blogging friends! Today I am coming to you with a quick little card that I have made using some amazing paper from the brand new paper collection by Our Daily Bread Designs called "Christian Faith Collection", the awesome stamp set "The Cross" and brand new Custom dies called "Ornamental Crosses" and "Vintage Flourish Pattern"  I also used some older dies by ODBD as well and they are "Fancy Foliage" and "Elegant Ovals" so this card is all ODBD, how cool is that!  Have a look at my

His Love


Paper: White, purple, lilac textured cs, DP ODBD Christian Faith Collection

Stamps: ODBD The Cross

Ink: Purple

Accessories: ODBD Custom Ornamental Crosses, Vintage Flourish Pattern, Elegant Ovals, Fancy Foliage, lace, paper roses, silver flat back pearl

I hope you enjoyed today's card and that I was able to inspire you.

Thanks so much for stopping by, I truly appreciate you taking the time and coming to visit!

Have a blessed and super creative day!


Friday, April 18, 2014

Taking a look back at the ODBD April Release

Happy Friday stamping friends!  Today I am sharing a post with you all of a card I made for the Our Daily Bread Designs April  release look back. If you have not yet checked out these amazing stamps and absolutely stunning and fabulous custom dies you truly are missing out. For today's card I have used one of the chalkboard background stamps called "Chalkboard Vine BG" in combination with "The Cross" and this breathtaking custom die set called "Vintage Flourish Pattern" and to fill in I also used an older die set called "Fancy Foliage".

Our Lord suffered


Paper: White, Sweet Blush, DCWV textured pink cs

Stamps: ODBD The Cross, Chalkboard Vine BG

Inks: VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento Angel Pink

Accessories: ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Fancy Foliage, tulle with pearls spray, flatback pearl trim in pink, WOC rose, homemade shimmer spray

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

This is what I came up with. To see what the other Breadsticks have created make sure you'll check them out

 Grace * Chris * Stacy * Julie * Dawn * Lori * Sabrina (you are here)
Cathy * Sandee * Wanda

If for some reason any of the links do not work, please head on over to the ODBD Blog and you will see the cards there!

Well, this is it for me for me, thanks so very much for stopping by today!  I pray that each and every one of you will have a save and blessed Easter weekend!


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Creative Colors Challenge # 8

Hello and happy Tuesday! Today I am coming to you with a card that I have made for the new Creative Colors Challenge. This time around we were to use three very bold colors "Hot Pink, Olive Green and Dark Purple" and do some fussy cutting and this is what I came up with


Paper: PTI Royal Velvet, Ripe Avocado, Vintage Cream, DCWV pink textured card stock, DP Prima Paisley Road

Stamps: NCC Floral Sentiments 5

Ink: Versa Fine Onyx Black, American Crafts pink and purple chalk ink

Accessories: Spellbinders Labels 14, ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage, pink and cream lace, Mulberry roses in pink, purple and yellow, pink sweetheart blossoms

Size: 5.5" x 5.5"

And here is the inspiration pictures

The colors are Hot Pink   *    Olive Green   *   Dark Purple

Oh, I hope you all get to play along. 

The sponsor for this week is Rick St. Dennis on Etsy. 

To see more inspiration, please make sure you'll check out the other Design Team members

Archana    *     Claudia   *    Linda   *    Rose   *   Tanvi   * Tereese

For all of the challenge rules and guidelines visit the Creative Colors Challenge Blog.

Well, this is it for me for today. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope to see you play along.

Have a fun and super creative day!


Monday, April 14, 2014

Lead me To The Cross

Hello and good Monday morning friends! First off I would like to say sorry for not being around much, but I have had a migraine since last week. Sucks, if you ask me. So, please, if you could say a little prayer for me it would be greatly appreciated!

Today I have a card for you created with some amazing papers from the Our Daily Bread Designs paper "Faith Collection", the stamp set "The Cross" and the awesome custom dies "Vintage Flourish Pattern" and "Ornamental Crosses".  Have a look and see how beautiful that paper, the stamps and dies are.

Lead Me To The Cross


Paper: White, Spring rain, Soft Stone, DB ODBD Christian Faith Collection

Stamps: ODBD The Cross

Inks: Versa Fine Onyx Black

Accessories: ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Ornamental Crosses, rhinestones

Size: 5.5" x 4.25"

Don't you think that this fabulous paper is perfect for the stamp I have chosen? I just love how well everything coordinated. Sure makes cardmaking easy! I hope you'll get a chance to purchase some of the new release.

Well, this is it for me for today, but before I sign off, I would like to share with you an awesome opportunity for you to get away and enjoy some stamping time with Our Daily Bread Designs. Check this out the Blinkie in the sidebar and here is the sale for this week. Those are some pretty amazing chances to check out and try out ODBD stamps.

If you click on the above picture it will take you to the post on the ODBD Blog for more information.

Thanks so much for stopping by today! It means a lot to me and I appreciate all of your sweet comments!

Hugs and blessings,

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

May I be willing.......

Hello and happy Humpday blogging friends! Hope you all are having a fabulous day. I am coming to you today with a sweet little card I've made using some of the amazing new dies by Our Daily Bread Designs and the new stamp set called "The Cross" and some of ODBD's Chalkboard paper collection. Here we are, check out

May I be willing.....


Paper: White, DCVW textured pink, DP ODBD Chalkboard Collection

Stamps: ODBD  The Cross

Inks: VersaFine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Spun Sugar

Size: 5.5" x 4.25"

What do you think? I just love this color combo.

I hope I was able to inspire you today! I thank you from the bottom of my heart for stopping by!

I don't know where you are, but here in Southern Arizona we are expecting temperatures in the 90's again today. The A/C has to come on for sure, LOL!

Have a blessed day!


Saturday, April 5, 2014

Taking a look back at the NCC March Release

Hello and happy Saturday! Today I am coming to you with a look back at the North Coast Creations March release. If you have not seen these awesome stamps yet, I tell you, you are missing out! For my card today I have used the "Hoppy Easter" set and it is absolutely fun! Have a look


Paper: White, Ripe Avocado, DP ODBD Blooming Garden Collection

Stamps: NCC Hoppy Easter

Inks: Memento London Fog, VersaFine Onyx Black, Tim Holtz Distressing Ink Shabby Shutters, blue chalk ink, Copics

Accessories: Spellbinders Petite Ovals Large, ODBD Birdcage and Banners, homemade shimmer mist

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

This is my little card for today! I hope you like it. To see what the other ladies have come up with make sure you'll go on over to see

Sandee * Dawn * Julie * Lisa * Amber * Lori * Sabrina(you are here) * Diana

If you have any problems with the links, please head on over to the North Coast Creations Blog.

Thanks so very much for stopping by and have a save and fun weekend!


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Welcome to the ODBD April Release Hop!

Hello and welcome to Our Daily Bread Designs April Release Hop!  We have lots of gorgeousness to share with you all today and that is not an April Fools joke. This time around there are TWO, yes, you have heard right, two new die sets, and lots of stamps and even two new paper collections. For my first project today I have chosen the absolutely stunning background stamp "Chalkboard Vine BG" so awesome, and so gorgeous even in any other color besides the chalkboard norm black. To see it better, please make sure you click on the below picture to enlarge my card picture. I've stamped the background in Memento New Sprout, so soft a pretty. The cross is from the ODBD Custom Ornamental Crosses die set, the cool looking overlay there is the ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern........LOVE it! The sentiment is from the set "The Cross" check it out

In the Shelter.......


Paper: White, Certainly Celery

Inks: Memento New Sprout, VersaFine Onyx Black

Accessories:  ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Ornamental Crosses, Elegant Ovals, half pearls

Size: 4.25" x 5.5"

For my second card, I did not use any stamps.....say what?  Yes, I put the ink pad aside for a minute and took total advantage of the absolutely amazing new paper collections that are being released today. The first one is called "ODBD Christian Faith Collection" and the second is called "Chalkboard Collection" and to represent God, I've used one of the crosses from the "Ornamental Crosses" and the label looking die cuts are from the "Vintage Flourish Pattern". Have a look at my very simple, but oh so powerful card

You Are The Light.....


Paper: Soft Stone, Royal Velvet, purple card stock from my stash, DP ODBD  Christian Faith and Chalkboard Collection

Accessories: ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern, Ornamental Crosses, seam binding, rhinestone

Size: 5.25" x 5.25"

So, what do you think? Isn't this release just amazing?

If you want to see some more absolutely stunning creations, make sure that you stop by and visit

Chris * Sandee * Grace * Stacy * Dawn * Julie * Lori * Cathy * Sabrina(that is me :D) * Silke * Wanda * Angie * Audrey * Lisa 

have come up with, you truly won't want to miss their creations! If you have any problems along the way, you can always go directly to the ODBD Blog to see the entire list there as well!

But wait, I have one more announcement, what would a release hop be without some cool prizes? Kelley, is putting up prizes for:

Three winners who will be randomly chosen from the comments left on the designers blogs to receive a $15 Gift Certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps.  You have until April 2, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on April 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

So, make sure that you leave love on all of the designers blogs, including mine ( :D), please, for your chance to win.

Well, this is it for me for right. Thanks so much for visiting, it means a lot to me!

Hugs and blessings,