Thursday, March 29, 2012

"For The Love Of.....Easter!" Alumni Team Blog Hop!

Hi everyone! Welcome to the "For the Love Of....Easter" Blog Hop, hosted by our amazing Alumni Team and joined by a few designers as well! Hop along to the blogs listed at the bottom of this post and leave a comment for a chance to win a $15.00 gift certificate to the Our Daily Bread designs store!!! You have until April 11th at 6pm EST to complete the hop....the winner will be announced on April 12th!

I have chosen two amazing Easter sets from the ODBD stamp collection to share with you today....my first sample features "I Am The Way", which is not only designed for Easter cards, but many other occasions as well! The lily images, plus the beautiful scriptures are so versatile, which makes this one of my favorite sets!



Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs 'I Am The Way';
Card Stock: Stampin Up Daffodil Delight and Whisper White;
Designer Paper: Basic Grey 'Origins';
Ink: Stazon Jet Black, Stampin Up's Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, and , Marina Mist;
Accessories: Exacto Knife, 'Worn Lipstick' Stickles, Scalloped Circle Punch (clouds), Martha Stewart Fence Punch, May Arts Satin Ribbon, Bow Easy, Basic Grey Pearls, 'Pearl' Glimmer Mist, Paper piercer and template, foam tape;
Technique: Paper Tole, Paper Piercing;
Size: 5-1/2 x 5-1/2.


My second sample features another powerful set, "He Is Risen". Though I did not use the cross of nails for this sample, this is one of my favorite ODBD images......it's so powerful and makes it real just how much He loves us....that He would take on the sin of the whole world! The scriptures here are amazing as well.....I LOVE this set!



Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs 'He Is Risen';
Card Stock: SU Mellow Moss;
Designer Paper: Flower Soft Die-Cut Dimensions 'Wildflower' Kit (the poppies panel is a pre-printed card-topper by Flower Soft....just pop out the die cut flowers and add Flower Soft!);
Ink: Stazon Jet Black, Early Espresso (sponged edges);
Accessories: Ultrafine Black Flower Soft, Gingham and eyelet ribbons, Bow Easy, 'Pearl' Glimmer Mist, paper piercer(freehand), foam tape;
Technique: Flower Soft, Paper Piercing;
Size: 6 x 4-1/2.



Now, are you ready to hop, hop, hop?! Here is a link list for you. Please note: if there are any missing links along the way, return to the ODBD Blog for a complete list so that you can find your way.

Silke
Betty
Deb
Fran
Kathy
Lori
Rosemary
Angie.....You Are Here!
Grace
Jan K
ODBD Blog

Thanks so much for hanging out with us today! Happy hopping and God bless!


50 comments:

Patti J said...

Oh, I'm so torn - want to go on and hop, hop, hop, but I want to stay here too! What beautiful creations! Squeal....I'm in LOVE with that first card! Thanks for sharing, let me know if you need my address! lol...Hugs!

Deborah Saaranen said...

Beautiful designs Angie! So fresh and springlike!

Becky said...

Both of these are beautiful! Both have lovely designs to show case these beautiful stamps.

Francie G. said...

Love both of these beauties, Angie! You do such gorgeous creations with those flowers! Hope you have a beautiful day! Hugs!

Patty Sue 2 said...

I love both cards, but the second one really caught my eye. This is beautiful. Great job!

Nancy said...

Both of your cards are exquisite! Just gorgeous designs and so many beautiful details. Love the soft sparkle too!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great cards! Wonderful verses, beautiful coloring, great composition. Thanks!

Tami B. said...

John 3:16, could anything be any better than that? Both of these cards are wonderful.

Nan G said...

Both cards are gorgeous! Love the verses you have used!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

Both of your cards are beautiful. I love the shimmery cardstock you used!

Clare said...

What beautiful cards! I am in awe! Your bow on the first card is just perfect, and the colors and coloring on both are exquisite!

tweetybugshouse said...

stunning they are both so pretty.

JD said...

I really like both cards! Both are so beautiful. I like how you added the fence with the first, and the second the addition of the gingham blow really makes the card pop.

Anita Braddock said...

Wow how beautiful all your Cards are love the colors and the papers. the layering and the Attention to Detail is perfect .
thanks for sharing.
abbraddock@msn.com

Cards By Jan said...

Wow Angie!! on both cards....two beauties!! I love the Lilies along the fence...Wow! AWESOME!! hUGZ

Jackie W. said...

Both cards are superb! Love how you used the fence in front of the lilies. And I so love the soft colors and the ribbon/lace on the poppy card. TFS

Queen Mary said...

Beautiful creations Angie, your work is always so elegant and beautiful!

Debbie said...

Beautiful cards!

Betty Wright said...

WOW! Both are beautiful, Angie! Love the sparkle on the first one and the gingham detailing on the second! Lovely cards!

Dawn said...

fabulous samples, Ang!!

Saints Rule! said...

Love the fence and those lovely lilies! Beautifully done!

Grace said...

Angie these are so beautiful!!! I love the lilies and the fence... my MS fence punch doesn't have pointed pickets on both ends and I'm wondering if you second punched it or if your punch has the double points! LOL! Your details are ALWAYS spot on, and I'm loving them both!!!

Rosemary said...

absolutely stunning card, angie!

Christine said...

Your work is amazing. Your coloring techniques are wonderful. I love the addition of the glimmer mist. I would like to try it after seeing how you use it. Thanks for sharing.

Mary B. said...

I love both of your beautiful cards! The colors and details are gorgeous. You are a true artist.

Becky said...

Fabulous creation.....I love the lillies inside the fence. Beautiful!

Caitiumom said...

I am in awe of both of these cards. I have gone to some other sites, but the talent and quality of the cards from ODB are always incredible. Thank you for sharing your gifts.

craftymom205 said...

Both cards are lovely.

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Leanne said...

Beautiful creations!

Betty said...

Both cards are lovely! Thanks for sharing them!

Darlene said...

Both cards are great! Most favorite thing is the ribbon on the second card...very eye pleasing!

Marsha said...

Both are beautiful cards. Love the fence. I just ordered that die - can hardly wait to play with it.

Vickie O'Dell said...

Both of your cards are stunning! Putting the lilies behind the fence was a cool idea. I loved the details in the center of the lilies. And your poppies card has great papers and color combination. Thanks for the inspiration!

Encourage Ink Words said...

Beautiful cards. The first one reminded me of Christ's ascension. Happy Easter!

Sherry Kushibab said...

So many details and so much to love about this card. Great scripture, gorgeous flowers (love those stickles), fab clouds you colored, Lovely, lovely flower, and then the fence and punching - WOW

Kathi said...

Both of these cards are just beautiful, I especially love the first one with those beautifully colored lillies! I love how you created the clouds, so soft and pretty!

Shelia said...

both of your cards are gorgeous, Angie. I think I'm partial to the first one. I love those yellow lilies with the sparkly centers!! Wonderful Scripture for Easter too.

Kathy Jones said...

Oh My Goodness!!! Angie girl, you have outdone yourself!!! These are just amazing!!!!!!

Lagene said...

Gorgeous card, wonderful stamp set!

Tina.Norman said...

Wow not one but two beautiful cards. Thank you! They are both beautiful! Thank you for sharing your beautiful creations I look almost everyday at all of the creations and this is a true beauty. The coloring, detail everything about them is "hopping" beautiful!

Cheryl said...

Angie girl, you never cease to amaze me with your wonderful talent!

Sherry said...

so beautiful!! the first one si so fresh and springy, and the other one is lovely as well!!

Sonia said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous! I love the colors of the first one- so spring-y; and what a cute idea to have a fence in front of the flowers!
The second card is just lovely. Of course, we all love this verse and the flowers in the corner just set it off beautifully. Whoever you send these cards to will absolutely love them!

Linda R. said...

Both cards are very beautiful. I love how the lilies pop on the first card. Your choice of colors was perfect. The poppies on the second card are just a lovely choice. You also chose beautiful verses to go with each layout. Great job!

Charlotte Ann said...

Both of your cards are just beautiful. Love the addition of the fence on your first card, and the lace/ribbon treatment on your second card is wonderful. Your flowers on both are gorgeously colored.

Pati said...

Very pretty cards. Great clouds and bow, love the font of that verse on the first card.

E. Marie said...

Both cards are so lovely and I really like the way you layered the flowers.

Sue D said...

Both cards are lovely. I like the fence and clouds on the first and the beautiful flowers on both.

Jacqy said...

Your cards are great . Absolutely love the picket fence. Too, too cute. Two different styles of card and two beautiful designs . They are really great cards. Thank you for sharing your talent. Got to try that picket fence. You've got me hooked.

Vicky said...

Both your cards are jsut beautiful. Love your coloring of the flowers. The fence is a great addition to the first card.
Vicky