Wednesday, January 9, 2013

"Happy Birthday to Rick!" Blog Hop

Hi, everyone!  Today we are celebrating a very special birthday......Rick Holland from Our Daily Bread designs!!!  Rick is a real sweetheart and it's a blast working with him at stamps shows each year!!!  Kelley and Rick are like family to me and I love them both so much!  What a blessing to be a part of their wonderful company!!!  Have a fabulous birthday, Rick!!!  Mwaaah!!!

I have used the "Keep Climbing" and "On Eagles' Wings" sets, plus the "Wood Background" to create Rick's birthday card.  Thanks to the wide variety of  "masculine" ODBD stamp sets, singles, and backgrounds, our hop today shows many different styles and themes!

ODBD "Keep Climbing", "On Eagle's Wings" Designer Angie Crockett

If you have hopped here from Julie's fabulous blog, you are in the right place.  If not, please head over to the ODBD Blog and start at the beginning!  Hop from blog to blog, leave a comment on each, then head back to the ODBD Blog to let us know that you have completed the  hop and to wish Rick a Happy Birthday.  On one of the blogs will be a HOT SPOT and one blessed hopper will win a $20 gift certificate toward stamps at the ODBD store!! The hop will run until Friday, 1/11/13 at 8 pm EST and the winner will be announced on the ODBD Blog on Saturday.  Your next stop is at Lisa's amazing blogHappy hopping!

Blessings,
ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

87 comments:

Dawn said...

I LOVE this, Ang!! awesome in grey!! Perfect for Rick!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Who would not love this card Angie!! I absolutely love your layout!! The eagle swooping into the sentiment with the mountains in the background is just gorgeous and genius!! Love your stamped wood background as well!! Rick will love this!!
Have a great day!!
hugs,
Chris

Debbi said...

This is stunning!! What a beautiful piece of artwork. It's a gorgeous gift - tfs!

Caryn S said...

Love the layering and depth on this card.

Paula-Kay Bourland said...

Awesome card. Love your layout and the eagle hovering over the top! Great birthday for Rick.

Becky said...

This is beautiful Angella, love the colors.

Grace said...

Angie gf, YOU are my hero!!!! You come up with the best designs and you put them together with perfection! This is one card for a frame on the wall! LOVE the cutaway design, the wood bg, the sentiment above the mountains with the cut out eagle!!! Soooo effective!!! Beautiful inside and out and Rick will love it!
hugs to you and mwaaah!
Grace

Sandee Shanabrough said...

OMGOSH!!! Angella this is amazing!!! The combination of sets is so cool!!!

Sandee Shanabrough said...

OMGOSH!!! Angella this is amazing!!! The combination of sets is so cool!!!

patriciadavis said...

Wow! I love every card I have seen so far but this one tops them all so far! Of course, I am an eagle loving maniac too! Gorgeous card. I am new to this hop and your blog but will be a follower now.

Angelique Vela said...

Once again, another fabulous card. Love your stamp choices and your layout.

Sparkly Engineer said...

The grey weathered wood background and the other grey dp really set the stage for this image.

Rachel Brooks said...

Love the total masculine "outdoors" look of your card. The eagle really sets the whole thing off! I'm sure he'll love it!

Linda said...

This card is absolutely stunning.

RitaR said...

Rick will truly love your creation ... so awesome in grey with the wood background and beautiful eagle soaring above the mountains! Rick will feel so blessed to receive this!

Lisa said...

Happy birthday Rick. Such a great card for a guy! The colors and layout work so well together. Blessings, Lisa

Teresa said...

What a gorgeous card to receive for any reason. Love this card.

Gretchen Wilson said...

What an amazing, gorgeous card. Any man would love a card like this. Your work is wonderful.

Marsha said...

Masculine and yet so beautiful. Love the layout and the cut out. Really fantastic.

Sue D said...

Wonderful card--love the eagle.

JANIS FROM CANADA said...

LOVE THIS CARD, LOVE THE COLOURS AND DESIGN. I NEED A MAN'S CARD IDEAS. THANKS .
AGAIN HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICK, CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU. JANIS

scrappingnana said...

Gorgeous card. Love the frame and eagle.

Mary Esther said...

Thank you for sharing your wonderful card!

"Happy Birthday, Rick!"

Diana Nguyen said...

Great card! Love the grey tones!

Caitiumom said...

This is ad great card, love the eagle soaring above the mountains

Conniecrafter said...

Oh Wow that is breathtaking, great combo of the stamp sets, it is like they were made for each other, love how you framed it out too, great colors!

Mehrll said...

This is a beautiful card. Thanks

Anonymous said...

I like the whole card but especially how you placed the flying eagle!
Joyce

Mary B. said...

Wow! What a great masculine card. I like all the layers and shapes.

Dottie said...

Wow! This card is so cool that I saved it to my desktop to stare at more later! LOL. Great job!

Sarosa said...

This is simply beautiful (in a masculine way, of course!) I just absolutely love this card!

kaybee said...

This is a stunning card. Love the monocromatic gray

kaybee said...

I love this card and have tried to comment three times. I will try again. This card is stunning. I love the monocromatic gray.

Anonymous said...

Lovely card. Thanks for participating. Gives us good ideas for those great stamps.
tish
cattish@verizon.net

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

This is fabulous, Angie! I love the monochromatic color scheme and shapes of the die cut panels. The big eagle is perfect and I really wish I had him. Rick is gonna love this!

Judi said...

Wow. This is stunning. And the work in fussy cutting that eagle....Wow.

StampingJudy said...

I love this card -- and I love this mountain stamp!

Jean C said...

Beautiful, inspirational card. Love the color combination. It almost looks like a black and white photo.

Christine Harrop said...

This is absolutely stunning! I love it. Christine

Kris B said...

What a fantastic card! Love the cut out eagle! Wonderful masculine card! Thanks for sharing.

Leigh Scherzer said...

Terrific shading on the image piece. And the cutting on the eagle is exquisite.

Judy Greenwood said...

I love this stamp set, it touches my heart every time I see it. You diplayed it beautifully on Rick's Birthday Card.

Anita Braddock said...

Great Masculine card. the layering and the Eagle is Awesome. Beautiful Stamp set. thanks for sharing

Anonymous said...

Fabulous card! I love the eagle - spectacular! Great designer - thanks for sharing.
Happy Birthday Rick!

Carol (Gingerbeary8) said...

Just beautiful. I love how you have the eagle flying over the image like that. It's spectacular.
Bear Hugs,
Carol

Divinity said...

Wow!!! Absolutely stunning!!!

Sabrina said...

Those soft neutrals are just so lovely - especially the grey wood effect. That Keep Climbing set is sitting at the top of my wish list right now :D.

Marionment said...

OMG!! This is such a beautiful card. I love the eagle.

ednamburgess said...

Such a great guy card. Happy Birthday Rick. Edna

TLady said...

THIS is the kind of Birthday card my husband would like! THE GREAT OUTDOORS!!!!!!! :) BEAUTIFUL CARD Angie!!!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICK!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Jean McGee said...

Very, very nice card.
Jean McGee

christi said...

awesome card. love the colors and the bird is so cool.

Kat said...

Love that Eagle swooping. The colors are great too. Thanks for the inspiration as I'm always looking for masculine card ideas.

Kenny Dever said...

This card is totally awesome. I love the colors and paper you have used. Thanks for thee great idea

Cards By Jan said...

What an awesome card Angie...I'm sure Rick will love it, I sure do...the eagle set is one of my favorites...I love the serenity displayed here...love it in Grey!!
Hugs

Debbie Erickson said...

This card is great. I love the eagle fussy-cut for the corner!
Thanks.

Diane said...

Gorgeous card....love the image....love it!!

Mary Ann said...

AWESOME!Very pretty card,God Bless!

Karen said...

This is a very nice card for Rick.
Karen L 1020 at gmail dot com

Arnette said...

This is an AWSOME crad the eagles and the mountians are very nice. I will be getting this stamp.

Anonymous said...

Angie, great card for a man for his birthday. Great work!

Happy Birthday Rick!

Love In Christ,
Veronica

momandmec said...

Awesome card. like how you use the die cuts to frame and mat the image and that eagle just draws you in. I love everything about this card!

craftymom205 said...

Love the card.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Lisa Somerville said...

Just stunning Angie! Love everything about your card!

Mandee said...

I like the way you used the bird. Such a manly card. Thanks for sharing.

stampencamper said...

Angie; I am so loving all the cards you gals have created. Your color combination and backgrouds are so masculine and work so well with this image

Beverly Vance said...

Spectacular . . . I love it! Thank you for sharing.

Christine said...

What an accomplishment, Angie! This card is BOTH gorgeous and masculine. Thanks for sharing Rick's card with all of us!

Antonella said...

what a gorgeous card! I love the gray and the eagle!
Hugs, antonella :-)

Cyndy said...

Ok, now I have to admit this is my absolute favorite card in this hop. What a stunning piece of artwork. Job well done! You've done Rick proud for sure :)

Patty said...

Wow...truly stunning card! Rick is one lucky fellow!

Jan Castle said...

Nicely done!!!

LaDawn said...

This is a great card. Love the colors and the quote on the front.

Anonymous said...

OH!! very nice.
Love the BIG BIRDS!!
mary l.

Sherry said...

WOW!! this is stunning!! love it!!!!!!!!

Lucy said...

The colors are perfect! I love the fussy cut eagle :)

Mary Lee said...

What a fantastic card! Love everything about it! Thanks so much for your inspiration!

Vicky Gould said...

Wow, that's one gorgeous card!!!!

Robyn said...

True to your wonderful work!! Love it and I am sure Rick does as well!

Mary-Anne V said...

Happy Birthday Rick! Very inspirational image...wonderful card.

Kristy Tyra said...

Oh wow! This is my favorite so far! My husband and I have a special place in our hearts for eagles. This is very majestic!

sandee said...

Beautiful card, love everything about this! Happy Birthday to Rick, waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

gurian6 said...

Happy Birthday Rick! I love the eagle because it reminds me of the verse "and they shall mount up on wings like eagles..." So perfect for a birthday card.

tammy said...

Angie!!
You are such a blessing and I KNOW that Rick will be blessed by this card---I LOVe the effect that the 3D eagle gives along with all of the colors and such---great job:) and now for Rick:
A Happy Birthday to you, A Happy Birthday to you, May you feel Jesus near every day of the year, A Happy Birthday to you , A Happy Birthday to you, And may this be the best year yet!!!!!!! be blessed
~Beyond Measure
Tammy

Cathymac said...

The texture, layers, and combination of sets is a work of art, Angie! Just gorgeous and a wonderful tribute to Rick for his birthday!

Sonia said...

Wonderful card! Love the eagle on the top! It definitely feels like he is soaring over the mountains.

Kelley said...

Ang, thanks for being a part of Rick's birthday!! Mwaah!! Your card is totally AWESOME!!!!