Thursday, February 24, 2011




Welcome to Our Daily Bread Designs Stamping In Time: On Assignment Challenge(SNTODBD29)! The assignment is Our Daily Bread Design stamps. The challenge this time is "Christmas Cards!"  I know many of you feel that you just packed away all your Christmas decorations.  However, we are going to start working on our Christmas 2011 cards.  It is such a joy to keep my Christmas cards that I make throughout the year in a special place and pull them all out in early December for mailing.  If you do not own any ODBD Christmas stamp sets yet,  you can get creative with the ones that you do have.  I am sure you can work some Christmas spirit into your February creations!   We look forward to seeing what you create using ODBD stamps! 

For my card, I am using ODBD Blessed Christmas and Christmas Verses stamp sets.  I also used the beautifully detailed Poinsettia die.  This intricately designed image is gorgeous alone, but to have the intricate die to go with it is amazing!  I am using some My Mind's Eye Totally Girl paper pad.  I went with three soft blue patterns that have touches of lavender.  I layered some spellbinders dies and threw in a silver doily for fun!  I finished with some dyed lavender seam binding and silver pearls.  My main image has touches of dazzling diamonds glitter all over it. 

Check out FRAN's Christmas card, too!

Betty

I played in a few other blog challenges, too!
Anything Goes:  Distressing(sponging)
Incy Wincy: Punches or Dies
Fresh Brewed:  Buttons and Bows
Fab 'n Funky:  Recipe (1 image(poinsettia) 2 embellies(pearls& lace), 3 papers( I used 3 patterns of MME)
Creative Inspirations:  Stripes(the band under the frames is the MME totally girl pale blue stripe...sort of covered )
Belli Challenge:  Use felt or fabric(seam binding and lace trimming are fabrics)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge:  White stuff (glitter and white(ivory base), and some white detailing)
Forgotten Scraps:  Spring or Flowers
PaperPal Arts:  Scallops!  I have layered scallops with frames and border
Crafty Purple Frog Challenges: Add something magical to card (I added dazzling diamond dust)
SCS Ways to Use It:  Gray does not have to be gloomy!  Use Gray/Silver


Supplies:  ODBD Stamps
Paper:  Flourishes classic ivory, MME Totally Girl dp
Ink:  Memento tuxedo, PTI camomille, ranger antique linen, PTI hawaiian shores
Accessories:  ODBD Poinsettia die, copics,  MFT die-namics, Spellbinders, oval beaded and lacey squares, silver doily, silver pearls, sponges, glue dots, dyed seam binding, foam dimensionals, button, lace trim

29 comments:

  1. So stunning! WOW! What a beautiful combination of color and layout, Betty! TFS!

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  2. Cudowna kartka /something beautiful / !!!!!!

    Maria

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  3. So very gorgeous Betty!! LOVE the colors here!!HUGS

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  4. Gorgeous, as usual, Betty! Love the design, the ribbon just all your fabulous details!

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  5. Betty this sure is stunning girl! Love the design and that gorgeous ribbon.

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  6. Thank you so much for joining in my CHNC challenge 8 with this gorgeous card (I've added your link for you) x

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  7. I LOVE these colors together. This is stunning Betty. The pretty flower and shabby seam binding are beautiful. :)
    Hugs~

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  8. I commented on Splitcoast, but have to say again how much I LOVE this gorgeous card! WOW, is it ever stunning!

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  9. ONgoodness Betty this is totally amazing!!! I LOVE how this came out! So much to feast the eyes upon! I'm in awe!!!

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  10. Beautiful! I love your ribbon treatment!

    Thank you for participating in this week's FBD Ribbon/Bows challenge!

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  11. Very pretty! I am behind on my CC challenge cards! Maybe yours will get me motivated! TFS!

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  12. such an elegant card, I love the different die cuts you have used. Thank you for joining us at Anything goes.
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  13. So sorry InLinkz isn't working but thanks for posting a comments. Your card is gorgeous and very elegant! Thanks for playing along in the "Spring or Flowers" challenge at Forgotten Scraps this week. ;D

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  14. Great Card thank you for playing along at Incy Wincy this week

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  15. Very pretty Betty. Thanks so much for playing along with creative belli.

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  16. a beautiful card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

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  17. This is really beautiful I love the layers & the bow is gorgeous.
    Thank you for joining us girlies over at Crafty Purple Frog Challenges, good luck.

    Hugs Vicky xx

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  18. I love everything about this card! I esp love these colors for a Christmas card. Very soft and elegant... that ribbon is AWESOME!!! Gotta find some of that!!! :)

    Thanks for playing along with is at Freshly Brewed Challenges ribbons and bows challenge.
    Hope to see you at the hop on March 1

    HUGS
    Heather

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  19. Wow that's what I call an early start *smile*
    Great card!

    Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Purple Frog Challenge!
    kaos

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  20. Oh this is beautiful! Thanks for joining in with our challenge of Stripes at Creative Inspirations Wednesday Challenge Blog!
    Don't forget to check out my blog for the Celebration Candy! xxx

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  21. WOW! What a card!!! Just so pretty. Thanks for joining us for the Creative Belli Challenge.

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  22. Just dropping by to check out your great card! Thanks for playing along in the "Spring or Flowers" challenge at Forgotten Scraps. ;D

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  23. Stunning card absolutely love it. thank you for playing at Fab n funky this week

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  24. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week at Wednesday’s Creative Inspirations Challenge!!

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  25. Wow, what a gorgeous card. Thank you for playing along with the Creative Belli blog challenge. Good luck.

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  26. Stunning card!! Thank you for playing along with Pals Paper Arts.

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  27. this is so pretty, amazing 3D work as the card looks so wide

    Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

    Designing for:
    Crafty Purple Frog , Creative Card Crew ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

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  28. I have just found you Betty, just spotted your lovely card! What a lovely creation this is! Judy x

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