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

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

ODBDSLC196 Anniversary Challenge #4- Have Fun with ODBD- ODBD stamps only


Since this month is Our Daily Bread Designs 6th Anniversary, the team will celebrating this Anniversary with a sequence of challenges related to the 6th Anniversary of Our Daily Bread Designs.


This week will be the last in our series of 4 Anniversary Challenges. Let's Celebrate Our Daily Bread Designs!! We want to see your favorites at Our Daily Bread Designs or any ODBD stamp you enjoy. 



 Use any ODBD stamps you would like but it must only use ODBD stamps. Find more details on the challenge at Our Daily Bread Designs.


I haven't made a blue card in a while and I took the opportunity to use this wonderful new designer paper collection by ODBD with my favorite watering can full of flowers and one of my favorite verses.  I colored the water can and flowers with copics, layered on Spellbinder dies. I embossed the designer papers  and added a bit of lace made with the ODBD custom die from the Beautiful Borders die set.

ODBD Stamps Used:  Happy Birthday
ODBD Dies Used: Beautiful Borders
ODBD Papers Used: Blooming Garden Collection
Other Supplies: Spellbinder dies, embossing folders, Copic markers, seam binding ribbon.

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

Monday, March 24, 2014

Friends of Speedy TV challenge #117 - Three or More Brads

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

All the spring flowers are bursting into bloom and the birds are rejoicing, so I thought I'd celebrate with them today with some joyful dogwood blossoms.  I colored them up with copics and mounted them on Spellbinder dies with some embossed designer paper in the background and a little lace border punch along the bottom.


Mark's Finest Papers Images: Dogwood Blossoms Stamp Set
Other Supplies: seam binding ribbon, copic markers, enamel brads, 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