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Welcome to the Our Daily Bread designs 6th Anniversary Release!

First the prize details:

  • Three winners will be randomly chosen from the comments left on the designers blogs to receive a $25 Gift Certificate to the ODBD Store, to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps.
  • ONE lucky random commenter will be randomly chosen to win the 2014 Anniversary Bundle!
  • You have until March 18, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments!
  • The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on March 19th, so be sure to check back to see if you won!

I used the beautiful Quote Collection 4 for my cards. On the first card. I made an acrylic block background by inking a large block with several colors of distress inks, spritzing with water then pressing a piece of white card stock onto the block. After it dried, I stamped the bookmark image and quote on top and trimmed. Two piece of pale lime card stock were die cut using the Beautiful Borders dies, attached to black card stock then attached under my image. The beautiful dp is from the ODBD Blooming Garden collection paper. I colored some seam ribbon to match and added some sequins (a few of those were also colored with Copics to match). 

Supplies

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs Quote Collection 4, Bookmarks Eagle
Paper: white, ODBD Blooming Garden collection paper, pale lime green textured (DCWV), black
Ink: Versafine onyx, Distress inks in dried marigold, ripe persimmon, mowed lawn, worn lipstick
Accessories: ODBD Beautiful Borders dies Copic markers, seam ribbon, sequins

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On my second card, I stamped the bamboo frame, colored & die cut it with a rectangle. I used a craft knife to cut out the inside before attaching it on top of my quote.  The two sizes of dragonflies were stamped on scraps of the same blue dp (ODBD Blooming Garden collection) I used for the background. After fussy cutting them, I added stickles on top. I added some straw like woven ribbon and two brads I colored with Copics to match. 

Supplies

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs Quote Collection 4, Bamboo Frame, Dragonfly Mini, With Heartfelt Sympathy (small dragonfly)
Paper: white, ODBD Blooming Garden collection paper, tan, navy
Ink: Versafine onyx, Memento tuxedo black
Accessories: Copic markers, straw ribbon, brads, stickles, Spellbinders rectangle die

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please stop by and visit all of the DT blogs for more inspiration!

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  Julie * Wanda * Chris * Stacy * Lisa * Grace * Dawn * Diana 

Sandee  *Sabrina * Silke *Cathy * Angie * Linda Lori * 

Cheryl * Audrey *Robin

131 Responses to “ODBD 6th Anniversary Release!”

  • Julie these are both gorgeous and the sentiments are fantastic!

  • Julie, I am always excited about what is new at ODBD! They also have one of the best design teams around. Love these pretty cards made with the new sets.

  • Wow, Jules, both are amazing!!! LOVE the coloring technique of the first plus how you made a frame from the border dies….the artsy look matches the quote perfectly! The design of the 2nd is so cool…love your fussy cutting and how you used both dragonfly sets to match the gorgeous designer paper….another fabulous card!!! HUGS!!

  • Oh, Julie, you have such an amazing gift of creativity with your designs and use of color! Wow! I love both of these cards, and I really love the quote you chose for the release! It’s a wonderful one that’s so true! Warm hugs, sweet friend!

  • These are gorgeous Julie. I love the quote and those dragon fly’s sure are beautiful.

  • Leanne S:

    Both bright & beautiful cards.

  • DawnL:

    Two gorgeous samples for this special anniversary release!
    Of course I LOVE the Bookmarks Eagle card, wonderful quote, beautiful colors! Love all the dragonflies on the second, and beautifully framed favorite quote!

  • brenda t:

    love the second card with the bamboo frame and dragonflies! Blue is my favorite color!

  • Just beautiful samples Julie! I love the quote you chose and love the bg you created for the top one. I especially love the second one with the gorgeous dp and the dragonflies! Beautiful way to show how well the new sets work with other sets!
    hugs,
    Grace

  • Sherry Lowmaster:

    Love, love, love your beautiful cards!!!! they aare both gorgeous and I love the sentiments on them too!!!

  • Sherry Lowmaster:

    Love, love, love your beautiful cards!!!! they are both gorgeous and I love the sentiments on them too!!!

  • Debbie V:

    The watercolor is gorgeous – love the bamboo frame on the second card 🙂

  • Julie, these are so gorgeous….that blue creation with the dragonflies is amazing.

  • Beautiful cards love the details in each. thanks for sharing

  • Beautiful cards Julie!! Love the first one especially because of the gorgeous sunset colors! Love that watercolor, washed bg on your scripture!!! Just beautiful!!

  • Julie, I just love both of your projects and these ODBD sayings are so inspirational. Hugs Lori

  • Catherine Kraft:

    Beautiful cards Julie!! I can’t pick a favorite as I love them both, each such a work of art. Your designs have definitely given me some much needed ideas……thanks for sharing your creativity.

    Blessings~ Catherine

  • Julie, girl, you never cease to amaze me with your colorful creations! You have such an eye for color….love it! Both of your cards are absolutely stunning and will bless someone richly! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

  • Beautiful projects Julie! Wonderful incorporation of ODBD products, lovely designs!

  • Candy Meyers:

    These are great cards and full of wonderful ideas. Love them both.
    Candy Meyers

  • Sandee:

    WOW!!! Julie both of these are sooooo amazing!!! I love the dragonflies! And the way you did the background on the first card is beautiful!

  • Carol:

    so pretty, lovely work on the colors
    Carol N<

  • Wow, wow, wow! Gorgeous cards both! I especially love the dp paper on the first and the awesome background you Created with your inks… I’ll definitely have to try that!

  • BOTH of your cards are GORGEOUS JULIE!!!!;) LOOOOOOVE that sunset scene you’ve made with your distress inks!!! GORGEOUS WORK!!! LOOOOOOVE that sentiment too!!! AND your second card with the DRAGON FLIES— LOVE IT!!! Those stickles add a different color; I would NEVER have known you used the same designer paper…! LOOOOVE IT!!!!!!!!;)

  • STUNNING creations! Love the gradient colors on the first and the touch of mesh texture on the second pairs up so well with the bamboo frame! I really need to try this technique with the distress inks.

  • Regena:

    Simply beautiful!!

  • Helen:

    Your use of color is fabulous! Fantastic job!

  • So gorgeous! Love how you used the borders to make your frame for the first one – so clever! Both cards are so gorgeous I can’t pick a favorite!

  • Sue Gautreaux:

    Wow, you leave me speechless!! That bamboo look is awesome! What incredible talent God has blessed you with, thanks for sharing with all of us!

  • Debbie Reed:

    These are both so beautiful…love the colors on them and all the details.

  • Donna Whitten:

    Such beautiful cards! I love them! Great job showcasing ODB’s great stamps.

  • Soooooo beautiful!! LOVE the tropical colors of the first one!!
    Lovely work.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

  • Mary Babet:

    oh these are gorgeous! I love these sentiments.I love the colors you used on both cards. Love the dragonfly.

  • Beautiful, beautiful cards!
    Lovely.

  • angelic:

    Beautiful cards, I love the colors.

  • Gail:

    Julie, I love the first card in particular. Beautiful sponging and love the border used! Great job on both!

  • Wow, your background on the first card is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your lovely creations.

  • Sue D:

    wonderful cards–I really like your coloring.

  • Sydney Couch:

    These cards are lovely and very serene.

  • Debbi:

    Love the way you use dimension so beautifully in your cards! This release is fabulous – I can see all of these sentiments in my future!

  • Hannah Means:

    Both cards are just stunning! Love that silhouette on the sunset. The dragonfly card is great too. Love that mesh!

  • Lori Smanski:

    your cards are lovely. the quotes are wonderful. thanks for sharing

  • Kristy Tyra:

    I really like the first cards’ background. It sounds simple to do, but it sure is lovely!

  • Dottie:

    Beautiful cards and very inspiring to get with using little birds in our designs!

  • I love these sayings and the beautiful cards you made with them! Lovely work!

  • Debby Boone:

    Beautiful cards. Thanks for the instructions.

  • Amber Callahan:

    These are beautiful cards. Love what you’ve done. I LOVE ODB stamps. Just my favorite.

  • Melinda Doster:

    Love the sets and your samples are stunning!

  • Joy:

    Love both your cards, but the first one is a favorite! The saying is so true and love the pastel colors with the dark stamps. It is quite striking!

  • Kate:

    Two fantastic cards- there are some great sentiments in these collections.

  • Oooo . . . these are gorgeous! The first is my favorite with that gorgeous scene you created and the oval around the sentiment; it is a really great touch.

  • yvonne Weber:

    Both beautiful cards. Love the coloring and shading in the yellow one. Sentiments are beautiful too.

  • Julie, both cards are just beautiful…love the different styles. Hugs, ~S~

  • These 2 cards are both breathtaking, but the first really caught my eye and not because I saw it first. The setting looks sooo peaceful and touched my heart.

  • Kim:

    i need to try that ink on the acrylic block. You did a beautiful job, thank you.

  • Anne:

    What lovely cards. They are both so interesting. The first with the great background, matching seam tape and pretty little sequins. The second has the beautifully decorated frame with the little sparkly dragonflies and perfect sentiment. I love ODB stamps.

  • Colleen Horner:

    Love your work. I am always inspired by the talent on ODBD website.

  • Two gorgeous cards. I love the detail you put in your cards.

  • Mary Jo Morgan:

    Beautiful cards. I especially like the quote about friends. I am so very blessed by my ODBD stamps and dies that I have, and look forward to more in the future. Thank you for the beautiful scripture stamps and Biblical sayings.

  • Simply Sandy:

    Your cards are so beautiful!

  • Blue Rose:

    Both cards are beautiful, but I love the blue one…blue being my favorite color. I love all the elements you used, they mesh so well together, and those dragonflies just pop, great job!

  • Gilda (McStamper):

    Beautiful cards.

  • Melvena (Nena) Shaw:

    Wow!!! Love these two cards…the ODBD verses are fantastic. Thanks for sharing them with us!

  • Wow Julie…Two GORGEOUS cards….Love them both…would have a hard time to choose, but I do love blue, and notice the new DSP from ODBD….matches so well…Its on my hope list…But Oh wow…these new verses are just FANTASTIC!!
    Blessings & Hugs

  • Cathymac:

    Your colorful creations are always so beautiful, Julie! Love the spritzed background on your first card and the way you matched the dragonflies to the DP on the second. Gorgeous coloring adds to the beautiful way you featured these wonderful quotes!

  • Marianne:

    .STUNNING CARDS!! Of course, it’s the talent showing! Thanks for sharing!

  • CONNIE STALCUP:

    I love the colors you have chosen. Both are beautiful.

  • Debbie Schenz:

    Absolutely amazing and beautiful cards. Love them both, very inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

  • MaryAnn:

    Love the first quote and card, how true is that!

  • cdeb672:

    These are gorgeous…great cutting on card 2, the graduating colors on card one are so pretty…I really like this set and your cards.

  • Very pretty cards! The deep colors are gorgeous!

  • Your techniques are beautiful but I especially like the 1st spritzed card – gorgeous! Barbara E.

  • Kelly Flaherty:

    The watercolor on the first card is stunning. I must have a go a making this card. Your work is simply beautiful. Thank you for showing and sharing.

  • Beautiful cards, wonderful quotes! Love the background you created on the first card!

  • Love both the cards, and the sentiments stamped on it. The Blue card stands out more, it looks serene.

Your comments are so appreciated!