Monday, July 21, 2014

Serenity Beach

Happy Monday, everyone!!!  This week's Clean and Simple Challenge over at Splitcoast is 'A Day At The Beach'. I used a $1 clearance stamp which I bought at JoAnn's several years ago, along with a sentiment from the Our Daily Bread designs set, 'The Waves on the Sea'.  The water was sponged over a piece of scratch paper and the clouds were sponged over a scalloped circle. The palm trees were stamped an extra time, cut out and popped up with foam tape; the beach was paper-pieced using a scratch piece of unknown paper which had a sandy look. The only embellishment I used was some cotton ribbon.

ODBD Serenity (sentiment), Island Stamp Unknown, Card Designer Angie Crockett

****Before I go, I have to let ya'all know that there is a huge sale going on at Our Daily Bread designs and both of their sister companies, North Coast Creations and Artistic Outpost.  The sale will run thru Saturday, July 26 at 11pm EDT.  Save 25% on selected products.....please visit each site for details.

Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Football Birthday Banner

Hi, everyone!!  Today's Featured Stamper over at Splitcoast is the talented Karren Johnson aka Karrenj.....congrats, Karren!!!  I chose this fun card to recreate.....I'm loving the new pennants and banners from Our Daily Bread designs this month.....I used the ODBD Custom Pennants Die set to cut out the pieces for the banner (SEI designer paper) and the little letters were stamped with the Pennant Swag Alphabet, then cut out with a circle punch and popped up with foam tape.  The sentiment at the bottom is from Little Boys, also from Our Daily Bread designs.

ODBD Custom Pennants Die Set, Pennant Swag Alphabet, Little Boys, Card Designer Angie Crockett

Thanks for visiting with me!

Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Saturday, July 19, 2014

It's Coming Up Roses!

Woo hoo, welcome to the weekend!!!  Today's Inspiration Challenge over at Splitcoast is to choose a photo from Country Curtains for your inspiration......I LOVE Country Curtains.....I have been a customer there for nearly 18 years!  Browsing through their site, I fell in love with the yummy colors of this ensemble, so I used two patterns from the ODBD Blushing Rose Collection, the rose panel and the pre-printed sentiment panel which was cut out with the ODBD Custom Vintage Labels Die Set. On each side of the rose panel are die cuts from the ODBD Custom Beautiful Borders Die set.  The card design comes from this beautiful card, created by this week's Queen for the Day, Katie Sims aka MattsGirl.....what a fabulous gallery!!

ODBD Blushing Rose Collection, ODBD Custom Beautiful Borders Die Set, ODBD Custom Vintage Labels Die Set, Card Designer Angie Crockett

Thanks for stopping by!

Have a blessed weekend!!

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Friday, July 18, 2014

Birthday Stars and Banners

Happy Friday!!! I woke early this morning, so I had time to play before work!! Today's Friday Free 4 All Challenge at Splitcoast is 'bright and beautiful'....use bright colors. I thought of the color orange right away since it's out of my comfort zone. I used some Making Memories designer paper to create a birthday card for my nephew. The Happy Birthday sentiment was stamped with the Pennant Swag 2 set in teal and the letters were trimmed down by hand and adhered to the swags cut with the ODBD Custom Pennant Swag Die. The letters for 'Caleb' were stamped with the Pennant Alphabet, trimmed by hand and layered onto the pennants cut with the ODBD Custom Pennants Die Set. Guy cards normally do not have pearls, but I couldn't resist since these matched perfectly!

ODBD Custom Pennants Die Set, ODBD Custom Pennant Swag Die, Pennant Swag 2, Pennant Alphabet, Card Designer Angie Crockett

Thanks for visiting! See you back here tomorrow! (Saturday is my very favorite stampy day of the week!!)

Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Looking Back.....the ODBD July New Releases

Hi, everyone! Today we are taking a look back at Our Daily Bread Designs July Release.  Here is a project I created using a variety of new stamps and dies plus some which were previously released.  I love how easy it is to mix and match stamps and dies from Our Daily Bread designs!!

First of all, the shadow-box frame I purchased a couple of years ago, either at Archiver's or Hobby Lobby....so sorry I can't remember, but rumor has it that you can still find them here and there.  Inside the package was a template to help cut out your papers for decorating.....I was sure thankful for that! :)  (Below are close-ups of each section and descriptions of products used.)

ODBD Pennant Dies, ODBD Beautiful Border Dies, Pennant Alphabet Clear, Butterfly Stamped-By Mini, Blushing Rose Collection, Rustic Beauty Collection, Scripture Collection 13, Cherry Blossom, ODBD Fancy Foliage Die Set, Project Designer Angie Crockett

Each section is decorated with the ODBD Blushing Rose Designer Paper Collection; the green polka dot paper is from the ODBD Rustic Beauty Designer Paper Collection; the butterflies were stamped using the Butterfly Stamped-By Mini and cut out by hand.

The top section in the photo below also features a scripture from Cherry Blossom, the ODBD Custom Beautiful Borders Die Set (mitered at the top) and ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Die Set (under the roses).

ODBD Fancy Foliage Dies, ODBD Beautiful Border Dies, Cherry Blossom, Butterfly Stamped-By Mini, Blushing Rose Collection, Rustic Beauty Collection, Project Designer Angie Crockett

For the center section, I stamped the letters using the Pennant Alphabet Set, then cut them out with the ODBD Custom Pennant Die Set.

ODBD Pennant Dies, ODBD Beautiful Border Dies, Pennant Alphabet Clear, Butterfly Stamped-By Mini, Blushing Rose Collection, Rustic Beauty Collection, Project Designer Angie Crockett

For the lower section, I used a verse from Scripture Collection 13, ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Die Set, and ODBD Beautiful Borders Die Set (mitered at the bottom).

ODBD Fancy Foliage Dies, ODBD Beautiful Border Dies, Scripture Collection 13, Butterfly Stamped-By Mini, Blushing Rose Collection, Rustic Beauty Collection, Project Designer Angie Crockett

This cross-frame was a gift to my sister-in-law who just turned 40.....I wanted to make something special to help her to cope with the big 4-0 reality!  Below is the matching birthday card for her, featuring the Pennant Swag 2 set, ODBD Custom Pennant Swag Die, ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Die Set, Butterfly Stamped-By Mini, and the Blushing Rose Collection (designer paper by ODBD).

ODBD Pennant Swag Die, Pennant Swag 2, Blushing Rose Collection, ODBD Custom Fancy Foliage Dies, Butterfly Stamped-By Mini, Card Designer Angie Crockett

For more inspiration from the July release, please visit my designer sisters below:

Julie
Grace
Lori
Cathy
Chris
Sandee
Dawn
Paula
Wanda
Silke
Stacy
Angie....you are here
ODBD Blog

Thanks so much for hanging out with us today!!

God bless!!

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Fenced Foxglove

Hi, everyone! Today's Color Challenge over at Splitcoast is to use Soft Suede, Soft Sky, Crisp Cantaloupe, and Pear Pizazz, with the "dessert" option of making a feminine themed card. I used the foxglove image and scripture from the "Bloom" set along with the  ODBD Fence Die, both from Our Daily Bread designs.

ODBD Bloom, ODBD Fence Die, Card Designer Angie Crockett

Thanks for stopping by!!

Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Monday, July 14, 2014

Seeds of Friendship

Hi, everyone!! Today's Clean and Simple Challenge over at Splitcoast is to use at least three colors from the Design Seed Color Palette shown HERE. For my card I used Barely Banana, Crisp Cantaloupe, Cameo Coral, and Pear Pizazz, plus I included the "dessert option" and used a flower. The Bee Balm single and sentiment from The Good Seed were stamped directly onto the card; the Hummingbird single was stamped on a separate piece then cut out with the ODBD Custom Hummingbird Die, then popped up with foam tape. Both images were colored with markers. (All stamps by Our Daily Bread designs.)

ODBD Hummingbird and Custom Die, Bee Balm, The Good Seed, Card Designer Angie Crockett

Thanks for visiting!

Have a fabulous week!!

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett