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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Sweet Little Hummer

Our Daily Bread Designs, ODBDSLC195, Bee Balm, Hummingbird, ODBD Custom Hummingbird Die, All Occasion Sentiments, Seed Packet, CherylQuilts, Designed by Cheryl Scrivens

This is the third week of our celebration of the sixth anniversary of Our Daily Bread Designs. This week marks the anniversary Our Daily Bread Designs opened for business. So let's celebrate by using six of one item on your card (such as 6 layers, 6 yes, 6 patterns, 6 words, 6 letters, 6 scallops, 6 items from ODBD).  Be creative and have fun! 

I decided to use six ODBD items, but it also qualifies for six layers if you include this cute little hummingbird! I used the Bee Balm Flower inside the Seed Packet stamp with another sentiment from that set at the bottom. I used "thinking of you" from All Occasion Sentiments and then added the sweet Hummingbird with matching Hummingbird die.

More than six years ago, a seed was planted in Kelley's mind to start a Christian stamp company, and I actually purchased the very first stamp set, The Light of the World in April 2008. Over the last six years, with lots of hard work and God's help, ODBD has grown and its products are sold throughout the world, spreading the Word of God through beautiful Scripture verses and images. Thank you, Kelley, for all that you and Rick have done over the years to make ODBD what it is and for allowing all of us to be able to make cards that share God's love. Like the hummingbird is attracted to the sweetness of flower nectar, so we should be attracted to God's Word. May we all desire the sweetness of God's Word.

How sweet are Thy words to my taste!
Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth.
Psalm 119:103

To see all the creations in one place or join the challenge, please visit Our Daily Bread Designs Blog. You have until March 23 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 beautiful inspiration ideas for this challenge, please visit my precious design team sisters:


I have also entered this card for this week's Word Art Wednesday challenge.  

Thanks so much for "stopping by" and leaving a comment or sharing a thought. Have a wonderful week, and may we continue to share God's Word with others we meet throughout this week!

For His glory,

P. S. If you want a special treat, be sure to visit ODBD's blog post about "How Rubber is Made." It's filled with photos on a wonderful tour of where ODBD's orchid rubber is made!

Card Recipe:
Paper: Solar White (Neenah, White (PTI) and Strawberry Slush (SU)
Ink: Tuxedo Black and Pistachio (Memento), Black (Versafine)
Tools/Accessories: ODBD Custom Hummingbird dieMystic M-Bossibilities reversible embossing folder (Spellbinders), PerfectLayers tool, red tape, Glue-Dot
Card Size:  A-2

9 comments:

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh Cheryl, this is absolutely stunning!! I love your design with the seed packet and your gorgeous coloring of the bee balm and hummingbird. The embossed frame is a perfect backdrop. Gorgeous colors and design my precious friend!! Sweet!!!
hugs,
Chris

Alshandra said...

Cheryl your card is so beautiful! Love the layering and your Bee Balm and hummingbird are coloured beautifully!

Robin Clendenning said...

A sweet little hummer just like you!! Your card is beautiful! Love your little hummer and the Bee Balm! so very pretty, colored wonderfully and love your seed package and sentiment to go with! Gorgeous card my sweet friend!!

Diana Nguyen said...

Love your layerings and how you colored the hummingbird - it's a perfectly sweet and perfectly done card!

DJ Rants said...

How gorgeous!! What wonderful images you chose and your coloring is so beautiful!! Of course the hummingbird is always so sweet, love this creation!! hugs!!

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Such lovely layers and the image is colored so nicely. I like the rose mattes and flower. This is a beautiful work of art. I thank God you've shared your talent with us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

Linda Carson said...

O.k., I counted everything twice and you definitely made the "6"!! Plus, you did it in a very lovely way.....as usual! Beautifully done Ms. Cheryl!! Hugs!

Linda Carson said...

O.k., I double counted and sure enough you have "6" items!! Plus, you did it in such a lovely way! Beautiful coloring Ms. Cheryl!!

Greta said...

That hummer is amazing! 6 sounds overwhelming to me, but you had no trouble at all, Cheryl!