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Tuesday, December 03, 2013

The One Whom I Love

CherylQuilts, Our Daily Bread Designs, Ornate Borders and Flowers, Love Scriptures, ODBD Ornate Borders and Flowers Die Set

On Sunday, ODBD revealed its new December release, and the Design and Alumni Teams created some gorgeous projects!  I hope you'll check out some of the beauties they've created.  You can see them on the ODBD Gallery or on Pinterest.

This week's Shining the Light challenge is to use Double Embossing.  I used an image from the new Ornate Borders and Flowers set and colored the frame.  I heat embossed the sentiment for a wedding card using Love Scriptures and then dry embossed with ink for the background.  I added a coordinating ribbon and also one of the very special flowers that Sabrina Jackson (one of our Design Team members) sent me.  She has the sweetest style using what I like to call "bitty flowers" with beautifully placed lace and pearls.  I think the flower works with the card for my first time using one.  (But it's nothing like Sabrina's beauties!  Thanks, Sabrina!)

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, please visit Our Daily Bread Designs Blog.  You have until December 8 to join us.  You may use any stamps to enter, but if you have any Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we would love to see you use them.  If you participate, you have an opportunity to win a $15 certificate toward ODBD stamps or to be "spotlighted" for the Shining the Light Award (the SLC award is only for those who use ODBD stamps).  We would love to see your creations!

For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit my dear design team sisters:

Thanks so much for "stopping by" and leaving a comment or sharing a thought.  Have a wonderful week!

For His glory,

Card Recipe:
Paper: Solar White (Neenah), White (PTI), Blush (CTMH)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Black (Versafine), VersaMark, Blushing Bride (SU)
Tools/Accessories: Copic markers; Custom Ornate Borders and Flowers dies (ODBD); Lacy Brocade embossing folder (SU); black embossing powder; ribbon (May Arts); bitty flower (gift from a precious friend); 3M dimensional tape; red tape
Card Size:  A-2

7 comments:

Grace said...

Oh Cheryl!!! I am so excited to see you have a lovely blog! It's just beautiful and will be a reflection of the love of God and your sweet personality! Your card is just gorgeous!!! I love how you colored the frame and the gorgeous embossed bg!!!

Congrats on taking the leap in to blogland... and I hope and pray it's a joy for you as you express yourself as the Lord directs! He's gifted you with much talent and you use it for His glory, and that shines through all you do and say!!!!

hugs,
Grace

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Your card is gorgeous Precious friend!! I just love your soft embossed background using the faux letterpress technique and your gorgeous coloring of the frame!! Absolutely stunning my friend!!

Your words about Sabrina is so sweet and she would be tickled to see your using them on your gorgeous creations!!

Excited to see you in blogland dear friend!! You have so much talent and love for the Lord to share!!!!

hugs,
Chris

Robin Clendenning said...

Gosh, I almost forgot to leave a comment!! LOVE your card! it is gorgeous! such a soft look and beautiful colors! Love your embossing and letterpress look! Wonderful!

Karen Letchworth said...

Just gorgeous! No wonder they asked you to be part of their Design Team, Cheryl. God is so good, and I thank Him for introducing me to another sweet Sister in the Lord. Happy crafting, and please come by to share your cards wit us.
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Greta said...

This is just stunning, Cheryl! Love how you put everything together & the beautiful colors!

Susie said...

Oh, oh, oh my goodness!!! Cheryl, your blog is absolutely beautiful! The style is so reflective of what I see in your card designs. Soft, serene, and with every detail just perfect.

Your card, well... you featured one of my favorite verses from ODBD's. It's so lovely with the embossing and pink. To God be the glory! Welcome back to the blogosphere sweet friend.

Vicki B. said...

beautiful, love your ribbon/bow treatment!!