Monday, March 16, 2009

Happy One Year Anniversary to Our Daily Bread Designs!


Today is the big day!!! One year ago today, Kelley Holland's dream came true....to start Our Daily Bread Designs, her own stamp company with Christian-based stamps! What better way to share His message with others, but with hand-made cards and gifts which come straight from the heart! This company, and the friendship of Kelley and the entire design team, has been one of the greatest blessings of my life!

Thanks so much for stopping by for our first Blog Hop! If this is the first you've heard of the Blog Hop, and landed here by chance, there are "goodies" for you along the way! It's important to hit the blogs in the order of the Hop, which starts with Dina at Mama Dini's Stamperia. If you followed me here from Chris' blog, Twinkles Glow With Stamps, then you are in the right place!There is blog candy along the way and even I don't know where it is, so be sure to start at the beginning of the Hop so that you don't miss it!!

For a special grand prize, we are playing "Scripture Scramble"! Each blog has one or two words for you to collect, then put together to make a scripture verse (NIV edition). Once you've collected all of the words, send the verse in correct order, along with the scripture reference by EMAIL to our DT Coordinator, Judy Rozema, at lidaroseroz@gmail.com. Correct entries will be put into a hat and the Grand Prize winner will receive a set of their choosing from Our Daily Bread Designs AND a selection of cards made especially for this celebration by some of the Design Team members. Is that AWESOME, or what?! Entries must be received no later than Midnight CST on March 19th.

Here is my scripture scramble word: far

Speaking of scriptures, today is the release of two very special scripture sets: Design Team Scripture Collection 1 and Design Team Scripture Collection 2. Each of the Design Team members chose a verse that is special to them and Kelley made them into the special anniversary sets which are available to purchase today at ODBD! Buy both sets and save 10 %!!!

My card today is featuring the Scripture Collection 1; I chose to use Kelley's favorite verse. This gorgeous paper, "Brandywine" from Memory Box, the paper flowers, and green pearls are also available at the ODBD store.

Now, to finish the Blog Hop, you'll be visiting the ODBD BLOG. Good luck!!!

As if there wasn't enough excitement for today, this week's Card Positioning Systems sketch is sponsored by guess who?! Our Daily Bread Designs!




This card was one of the most fun cards I have ever made!!! The gorgeous pots and verse are from the ODBD set, "You Are The Potter". How did I do the background, you ask? I started by sketching the scene on a scratch paper, cut the scene in pieces for masking and reverse masking, and colored the watercolor paper with sponge daubers and ink pads....my fave technique! It was super easy and I love how it turned out! The "sun" and "ribbon" I found in the upholstery section at JoAnn's...what a fabulous find!!! The pots were colored with markers, clear embossed for a ceramic look, then hand-cut and punched greenery was added for flair.


Thanks sooooo much for stopping by today and for helping us celebrate our special day! God Bless!!!

47 comments:

Norine said...

love the cards so pretty
Hugs
Norine

Dawn said...

Wow these are sensational. You have such talent Angella. Love the colors you chose. Love the pottery background. Super job.

Juliana said...

WOW!!
That card is WONDERFUL!!!
I love the warm colors! AND YOUR CPS CARD ROCKS!!
Love that skyline scene!!

Dawn said...

totally love your scene Angella!! wow!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

These are both stunning!! That CPS card blows me away - GORGEOUS!

Julia Aston said...

I love both of your cards! the colors and rounded corners on the first are lovely - and your sketch card is wonderful!

StampinCathy said...

Wow your cards are just fabulous. I just love the layouts and details you did. Thanks so much for this creative and inspiring eye candy. Happy St Patty's Day!

Jane Wetzel said...

Love these warm colors!! Awesome, awesome, awesome!!!!!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

I love the colors and dp choice, Angella!!!! Love the created southwest scene and all your coloring and dimension on the Potter card. Beautifully done!!!!
Blessings to you and yours!!!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Both cards are beautiful Angella but I absolutely adore your CPS card!! What a beautiful scene with all of those wonderful details!!!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Both cards are gorgeous Angella --- I'm in awe that you made that BG!!!

Terri E. said...

Great use of the sketch.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

JenMarie said...

Oh, beautiful creations!

jeannen2 said...

Very nice! It reminds me of a soutwestern sunrise, or maybe sunset?! TFS! Jeannie

Judy Rozema said...

LOVE LOVE that paper -- I can't remember if I got it and if I didn't I will cry!! LOL
Gorgeous warmth to the colors! I love that you used Kelley's verse! And your CPS card - stunning beyond words, girl!

Stampvanwinkle said...

Love your card,so very creative. Wonderful work.

Phyllis M. said...

Beautiful cards. Wonderful creative work. Phyllis M.

kadie said...

I LOVE what you did with You are the Potter! Grogeous!

Amy Sheffer said...

Your talent knows no end, Angella! Two stunning projects! That pottery one is insane!!!! I could just stare and stare all day long. Amazing work!

My Paper Adventures said...

Angella, what can I say?! You have MEGAWATT TALENT!! Your cards are always so detailed!!!

nancy morgan said...

Absolutely gorgeous cards! You make those ODBD stamps rock :) !!! hugs, nancy

Laurie Schmidlin said...

Angella...WOW!! Both cards are sooo beautiful!! The new Memory Box paper is absolutely STUNNING...and a perfect way to showcase Kelley's verse!!
Hugs,
Laurie

Jen said...

Wow, wow, wow! Both cards are amazing!

Connie said...

Oh wow! Your card is just beautiful! Love your ribbon treatment!!

Christi said...

Your cards are beautiful!! I love the dp on the first one!

hobbydiva said...

WOW! That is totally amazing!!! Thank you for explaining how you made it. I'm going to try that sometime!

seamom said...

WOW! Very nice work.

Lynn said...

this is gorgeous!

Sue D said...

Wonderful cards and your upholstery "finds" are great.

Angel said...

Your cards are both beautiful! I've really enjoyed working with you on the DT! YOU are such a blessing!

amazingpapergrace.com said...

Angella, I am so glad you have a blog now!! Your talent is so awesome and you sure rocked the Blog Hop!! Your cards today are fantastic today!
--Hugs Becca

Jeanne Forsyth said...

I love the cards - nice work!

Marg said...

The embellishments are lovely. I love the braid (ribbon).

Angie Z ~ Duckwaddlequack said...

Angella these cards are just both phenomenal! And you verse is such a sweet reminder! That scene that you created with the pots is stunning! Wow! Hugs to you!:)

scrappingnana said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous. Great finds for your card with the scene and the pots.
scrappingnana4@yahoo.com

ny2tx_patti said...

I love both of your cards and especially like all the textures on your You are the Potter card!

Susan Shields said...

Wow, you did an amazing job on those pots!!! Wow! Thank you so much for sharing!

leenda said...

WOW Angella! Stunning artwork! I hope I win the "big-on" just in hopes it will include your pottery card!!

Kim P said...

Wonderful projects! I hope you are designing for ODBD for a long time!!

Kelley said...

Oh, you poor Quasimoto!!! Such a tough week on you!! Take a day or two off, why don't you? Beautiful, awesome cards!!!!

Scrapycandy said...

LOVE THE CARD! Wow!

Kat said...

Stunning card and great scripture. Thank you for sharing!

Diamondangelfish said...

Such a cool and creative card!!!
Fabulous!!!
Yvonne

Kay's Creative Corner said...

Angella, my friend you ROCK!! WOW!! These are so STUNNING!!!

Gina Wrona said...

Wow, you & your blog is amazing! Love all of it!!!!

Hugs,
Gina

Linda Beeson said...

Your cards are just wonderful! Great use of those great stamps and I like what you did with that CPS sketch.

Kim said...

WOWEEWOW!! Angella, this is such an incredible card! Excellent work!!