Tuesday, April 22, 2014

ODBDLSC199 Sketch

The Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs this week is a sketch.  Join us here for all of the details.





Our sketch this week is a perfect opportunity to use the ODBD custom paper 'Blooming Garden', I paired it with this wonderful verse, that brings so much peace and joy to my life!  The verse is mounted on Spellbinder dies with a seam binding bow topped with the ODBD 2 Step Butterfly, underneath you can see my favorite of the ODBD borders from the Beautiful Borders die set.

ODBD Stamps Used:  2 Step Butterfly, Scripture Series 1
ODBD Dies Used: Beautiful Borders dies
ODBD Papers Used: Blooming Garden Collection
Other Supplies: Spellbinder dies, twine, pearls, foam tape, seam binding ribbon.


Check out the blogs of my talented friends for more inspiration.


Monday, April 21, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #121 - Waterfall Card

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is to make a waterfall card, join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.





For my waterfall card I chose to use the Mark's Finest Papers 'Friends' and 'Daffodil Greetings' stamp sets. The waterfall card tutorial can be found here.  Each of the panels was colored with copics and the background was stamped with the daffodils and the orange strip stamped with the butterflies.

Mark's Finest Papers Images: Daffodil Greetings, Friends stamp sets.
Other Supplies: buttons, copic markers, ribbon, hole punch.


For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.






Have a great week!
Blessings, 


DJ


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

ODBDSLC198 "He is Risen" with Pastels

The Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs this week it to make a card that contains rain or water.  Join us here for all of the details.


Our Daily Bread Designs has released some beautiful dies this month and I've used a few of them for my Easter card.  I layered a cross from the Ornamental Crosses die set on the gorgeous Vintage Flourish Pattern dies.  I added the flourish from the Fancy Flourish die set and flowers (also from the Ornamental Crosses die set) with centers made with a Pearl pen.


Other Supplies: embossing folder, pearl pen,  foam tape.

Check out the blogs of my talented friends for more inspiration.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #120 - Purple & White

The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is to make a purple and white card, join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.

I can never pass up a chance to pull out these pretty Mark's Finest Papers pansies,  this time I used them for the background also, as well as a plaid strip from the Chicken Wire Set and the plaid background behind the pansies is from the Kilt Fun Set.  The pansies were heat embossed and water colored with re-inkers, then raised with foam tape.


Mark's Finest Papers Images: Nature's Pansies Mini Stamp Set, Chicken Wire Stamp Set, Kilt Fun Stamp Set

Other Supplies: Spellbinders dies, seam binding ribbon, heat embossing, re-inkers, foam tape.

For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.






Have a great week!
Blessings, 

DJ





Tuesday, April 8, 2014

ODBDSLC197 Rain or Water



The Shining the Light challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs this week it to make a card that contains rain or water.  Join us here for all of the details.


I've been really inspired by the new paper collections at Our Daily Bread Designs, and the one I chose here is the song 'It is Well with My Soul' from the ODBD Christian Faith Collection, it fits perfectly with this wonderful lighthouse which I colored with watercolor pencils.  The lighthouse is mounted  on the beautiful new ODBD Custom Vintage Flourish Pattern dies, which show off the paper underneath.  I finished it off with navy and lavender buttons tied with twine.

ODBD Stamps Used:  Light of the World
Other Supplies: water color pencils, twine, buttons, foam tape.

Check out the blogs of my talented friends for more inspiration.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #119 - Easter Card


The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is to make an Easter card, join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.

For the challenge this week, I chose these wonderful Marks Finest Papers Lilies from the Friends Stamp Set, which I colored with copic markers and framed with Spellbinder dies, as well as the Easter greeting from the Spring Joy mini set.

Mark's Finest Papers Images: Friends Stamp Set,
Other Supplies: gingham ribbon, copic markers Martha Stewart border punch, Spellbinder dies, embossing folders.


For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.






Have a great week!
Blessings, 

DJ

Monday, March 31, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #118 - Up in the Sky


The Friends of Speedy TV challenge this week is 'Up in the Sky', join us here for a chance to win a stamp set and for all of the details on the latest challenge.

Mark's Finest Papers has the sweetest baby stamp set called Bundle of Joy and it worked perfectly with the 'Up in the Sky' challenge this week.  For my baby card I selected spring green and soft pink for the colors with lacy dies and border punch, and a binky from the set attached with a seam binding bow.



Mark's Finest Papers Images: Bundle of Joy stamp set
Other Supplies: seam binding ribbon, copic markers Martha Stewart border punch, Spellbinder dies, embossing folder.


For more inspiration for this challenge, check out the blogs of my friends.










Have a great week!
Blessings, 

DJ