Monday, June 26, 2017

Follow Your Heart

Hi, everyone!  This week's Clean and Simple Challenge over at Splitcoast is all about 'Summertime'.  I created a summer scene with coral baker's twine and flowers.  The stamps are from the 'Happy Wedding Day' set by Our Daily Bread designs.  The first thing I did was used a die from the ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies set to emboss the card base.  While the die was still in place, the image was stamped, the planter was masked, then the grass and clouds were sponged inside the die only. Baker's twine was added for a simple embellishment to coordinate with the love-birds and flowers.

ODBD Happy Wedding Day, ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies, Card Designer Angie Crockett

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Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Precious Little Boy

Hi, everyone! This week's Featured Stamper over at Splitcoast is AJ Bodine aka rutabagapie....congrats, AJ!!  I chose this super cute card for inspiration today....I loved the country feel, the designer paper frame, the sponged clouds and adorable heart banner at the top! This helped me to put together this new baby card for a co-worker's new grand-baby on the way.  I have used the following items from Our Daily Bread designs in the making of this card: the lamb image from 'The Shepherd'ODBD Custom 'Little Lamb' Die, sentiment from 'Little Boys', ODBD Custom Fence Die, ODBD Custom Clouds and Raindrops Dies (for sponging the clouds), ODBD Custom Pennant Row Dies, 'Pennant Alphabet' stamps, ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies, and the ODBD Shabby Pastels Paper Collection.

ODBD The Shepherd, ODBD Custom Little Lamb Die, ODBD Custom Pennant Row Dies, ODBD Pennant Alphabet, ODBD Custom Fence Die, ODBD Custom Clouds and Raindrops Dies, ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies, ODBD Shabby Pastels Paper Collection, Card Designer Angie Crockett

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Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Saturday, June 24, 2017

I Love Coffee!

Hi, everyone!  This week's Inspiration Challenge over at Splitcoast is to find inspiration from a scrapbook projects Pinterest board.....I fell in love with this cool page because of the repeated (stamped?) background, pennant flags, and fun layout with the die cut words.  I chose a photo of me from last month on our 25th anniversary cruise....I was enjoying my cuppa joe while relaxing on a bench in Central Park on the ship.  I started by stamping the sentiment from 'I Love Coffee' many times onto a tan piece of designer paper from the ODBD Ephemera Essentials Paper Collection (The polka dot paper is also from this collection).  The stamping alone was a bit plain as is, so I created a reverse mask and sponged red into each heart.  Here is a list of the other dies used in my 6x6 scrapbook page: ODBD Custom Double Stitched Rectangles Dies, ODBD Custom Double Stitched Pennant Flags Dies, ODBD Custom Mini Stitched Hearts, ODBD Custom Alphabet Dies, ODBD Custom 'Faith, Hope, and Love' Dies (unfortunately are now retired). I will also be submitting this to the Summer Coffee Lover's Blog Hop.

ODBD I Love Coffee, ODBD Ephemera Essential Paper Collection, ODBD Custom Alphabet Dies, ODBD Custom Double Stitched Pennant Flags Dies, ODBD Custom Mini Stitched Hearts Dies, ODBD Custom Double Stitched Rectangles Dies, ODBD Custom Faith Hope and Love Dies (retired), Scrapbook Page Designed by Angie Crockett

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Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Happily Ever After

Hi, everyone! This week's Featured Stamper over at Splitcoast is Kelly Acheson aka Technique_Freak....congrats, Kelly!  I chose this gorgeous wedding card (the one on the left) to case today due to the clean layout and cool heart cut-out design.  For the top layer of my card, I chose a subtle pattern from the ODBD 'Wedding Wishes' Paper Collection, cut out with the ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies and ODBD Custom Tulip Heart Die. The tiny heart was cut out with the ODBD Custom Layering Hearts Dies and the sentiment is from 'Long Lasting Love'.  The satin bow was tied using a Bow Easy. This was a very quick card to make....yay! I will also be submitting this card for this month's Fan Club theme of Sunrise/Sunset, for the 'new beginnings' angle.

ODBD Long Lasting Love, ODBD Custom Tulip Heart Die, ODBD Custom Layering Hearts Dies, ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies, ODBD Wedding Wishes Paper Collection, Card Designer Angie Crockett

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Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Happy 50th Birthday

Hi, everyone!  This week's Inspiration Challenge over at Splitcoast is to find inspiration from Washi Arts.....I chose these metallic papers since the colors reminded me of the designer paper I used to make this 50th birthday card for my brother-in-law.  I love when designer paper does most of the work....this Artistic Outpost 'Vagabond Treasures' Paper Collection is so perfect for guy cards!  The numbers were cut in black with the ODBD Custom Large Numbers Dies and popped up with foam tape over the designer paper panel which was cut out with the ODBD Custom Double Stitched Rectangles Dies.  The sentiments stamps from the ODBD 'Celebration' set were stamped in black, then cut out with the ODBD Custom Pennant Flags Dies set; the longest pennant die was used for each, but 're-sized' to fit the words perfectly.  Some black twine was used as the only embellishment so that the card would be mostly flat for mailing.

ODBD Celebration, ODBD Custom Large Numbers Dies, ODBD Custom Double Stitched Rectangles Dies, ODBD Custom Pennant Flags Dies, Artistic Outpost Vagabond Treasures Paper Collection, Card Designer Angie Crockett

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Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Butterfly Blessings

Hi, everyone!  This week's Featured Stamper over at Splitcoast is Angie aka Sunshinesense....congrats, Angie!  I chose this gorgeous card to recreate today since I loved the framing with the die cut panel peeking through, plus it was the perfect inspiration to help me create a birthday card for one of my nieces who loves pink and butterflies!  Instead of cutting all of the panels in pink, the ODBD Custom Lattice Background Die and the sentiment panel were cut from white; the pink frame was cut by using two dies from the ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies set.  The sentiment from 'Pennant Flag Verses' was stamped in black, cut out with the ODBD Custom Pennant Flags Dies set and stenciled with pink before removing from the die. The butterfly was cut with the ODBD Custom Fancy Fritillary Dies set; pearls were added as on Angie's card.

ODBD Pennant Flag Verses, ODBD Custom Pennant Flags Dies, ODBD Custom Lattice Background Die, ODBD Custom Pierced Rectangles Dies, ODBD Custom Fancy Fritillary Dies, Card Designer Angie Crockett

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Blessings,

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Bride & Groom In CAS Style

Happy Saturday, everyone!  This week's Inspiration Challenge over at Splitcoast is to find inspiration from Audrie's Ongoing Inspiration Genius Awards Pinterest Board......I fell in love with this simple but elegant design with the curved edge and beautiful designer paper.  For my card, I chose a beautiful gray pattern from the ODBD Wedding Wishes Paper Collection and a sentiment from the 'Long Lasting Love' set.  When I chose this card, I didn't realized that the die I had planned to use from the ODBD Custom 'Leafy Edged Borders Dies' had a curve which was opposite of my inspiration choice, so I cut the back side of the designer paper, re-pierced the tiny holes from the front and deepened the score lines so that the embossing from the die would be visible on the front side. The edges of the paper were lightly sponged with gray ink.  Instead of the two black pearls, I cut out two tiny gray hearts with the ODBD Custom 'Umbrellas Dies' set. Sheer gray ribbon was added...just because! :)

ODBD Long Lasting Love, ODBD Wedding Wishes Paper Collection, ODBD Custom Leafy Edged Borders Dies, ODBD Custom Umbrellas Dies, Card Designer Angie Crockett

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Have a very blessed weekend!

ODBD Designer Angie Crockett