And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness
and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8)

Saturday, April 1, 2017

It's Time for the ODBD April 2017 Release

Hello friends!  Welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs April 2017 Release!  You are in for a real treat!  The stamp sets and dies being released today are so gorgeous...whether you need an adorable lantern gift box or a card to send a friend, this release is for you.  Take some time to join the hop and feast your eyes on all the gorgeous samples created by the Bread Stick designers for your inspiration.


Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 gift certificate to the ODBD Store to be used toward the purchase of ODBD Stamps found in the "stamps column" of the website just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until April 2, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. EDT to leave your comments on the Designers' Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on April 3rd, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!


My first sample was made using the new To My Friend stamp set (**LOVE**) and the Lattice Die.
Creative Nugget:  The dandelions from the To My Friend stamp set were randomly white embossed on a piece of kraft card stock.  Neenah card stock cut with the Lattice Background Die was adhered to the kraft panel.  Double Stitched Rectangles and Rectangles Dies were used to cut a frame from another piece of kraft card stock.  The sentiment was white embossed at the bottom of this panel.  The dandelions were then white embossed on a piece of vellum and sandwiched between the lattice panel and the Kraft frame.  Beautiful Borders were stitched to the edges of the craft panel.  Ribbon, twine and some glittery enamel dots were added to finish the card.

My second sample is a matching lantern gift box made with the Luminous Lantern Dies.
Creative Nugget:  After using the Luminous Lantern Die to cut a piece of Kraft card stock, Rectangles were cut from each side. The dandelions from the To My Friend stamp set were white embossed on four pieces of vellum and attached to the inside panels of the lantern.  White frames cut with Rectangles and Double Stitched Rectangles Dies were attached around each of the vellum panels.  A Little LED votive was placed inside the lantern and the top was gathered and tied from the inside.

Here is the matching gift set:

Here are the fabulous new products being released by 
Our Daily Bread Designs this month that were used to make these projects…
…and some old favorites previously released:

To see all of the wonderful projects created with the April Release, hop on over to the Our Daily Bread Designs Blog. Then click the links below to see the details for each project. While at each blog, be sure to leave a comment to be eligible to win one of the three fabulous prizes!


Dawn * Cathy * Grace * Lisa * Angie * Kathy 
 Sandee * Robin * Sabrina * Julie 
 Diana * Chris * Lori * Helen

Thanks so much for stopping by…have a wonderful day.  Hope you are inspired by the hop!  

Hugs,
Cathymac

38 comments:

Patricia Ceccacci said...

I love the dandelion to some a weed to me one of God's flowers. I do have a little girl blowing a dandelion and this stamp would be wonderful to use with my stamp beautiful

crafterab said...

Wow, both of these are just wonderful. I love lanterns and the card with the lattice work peeking through is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing this idea.
Annette

Marsha said...

What a wonderful new release. Loving what I see with the lattice. Beautiful work.

Ethel Balla said...

How lovely!Craft card is it! Brings out the white in for designs. Very pretty.

Ethel Balla said...

How lovely!Craft card is it! Brings out the white in for designs. Very pretty.

YumaStamper said...

I always love the white on tone. Such a clean, yet striking contrast. And, the vellum adds an attractive softness to the finished pair. Thank you!

Lois said...

I always liked the looks of dandelions, and your lovely card shows off why. They may be a weed, but they sure are pretty.

craftymom205 said...

Love the card and the lantern. Love the dandelion stamp.

Alice Bell said...

Love it...and your testimony for our Lord♥️

McStamper said...

Love, love your ideas. Kraft is my favorite and your card and lantern are beautiful. The lattice background and dandelions are on my list for sure.

Sue LD said...

Beautiful set. I like the use of kraft and vellum.

Pati said...

Wow! Very pretty with the white embossed dandelions on the card and lantern! Very cool layering on your card!

Linda Carson said...

Really love the look of the embossed dandelions on vellum! You have a beautiful eye for details!

Heather said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! Wow! I love the dandelions embossed on the vellum; it looks awesome. And I LOVe how you made the lattice peaking through the vellum on the card!!

LadyofCards said...

Every demo I've seen is just beautiful. The Latern is really catching my eye on this month's bundle.

Heather said...

That lattice day is gorgeous. Yummy!!

Cards By Jan said...

Hi Cathy....My what beautiful card and box...I love the neutral colours!!

Kathy Jones said...

What a stunning set!! The kraft and white is gorgeous and love how you've used the dandelions on both projects!!

Margie F said...

Love both your card and lantern.

Robin Clendenning said...

Oh Cathy, I'm always so envious of your creative talent...I think we need to meet in person so I can give you a big hug (hoping some of the creativity will rub off on me, hehee!).
I love the matching set and I love the colors you chose, so lovely! Your dandelions look so good on the walls of your lantern!
Gorgeous my dear friend!

Dawn said...

What a gorgeous, creative set, Cathy! LOVE the white/kraft combo and your genius design!

RaeDeen Bittner said...

I really like the Kraft and White. Your dandelions are beautiful on the vellum!

Diane said...

As soon as I saw your creations my thought was 'dreamy'...so beautiful and so 'dreamy'...love these!! What a beautiful Golden you have, too, we had 2 Goldens and a Goldendoodle, all have gone to rainbow ridge, too...so sad, but maybe they are frolicking with your babies...had to mention that i ma HUGE fan of Goldens!!
{Nellies Nest}

Donna Whitten said...

Love your beautiful matching projects, they are so very elegant! Thanks for sharing.

Mary Babet said...

I love these flowers. This stamp could be useful in many different ways. It looks great on the lantern die box.

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful details and layering! Love the dandelions from the To My Friend set! Amazing gift set... what a treat it would be to receive this!

Regena said...

love the dandelion stamps!! so pretty

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful set of projects!! The dandelion looks so pretty in white on vellum. The luminery is so beautiful!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So pretty! Carri~Abusybee
Skittles!

Pamela Haskin said...

Love this gift set! So pretty. THanks for the tips about stamping on the kraft background. I hope mine turn out as pretty as yours did.

Cathy's Artwork said...

I love what you have created. Very beautiful.

Sherry said...

beautiful card and luminary! love the diamond background die!

Preeti D. (aka Preety) said...

Gorgeous work. Totally love the new to my friend stamp set, so pretty :) thanks for sharing

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Your set is stunning, Cathy!! I just love your embossed vellum paired with the kraft!! So elegant and beautifully done!! Love it!
hugs,
Chris

Grace said...

Oh GASP Cathy your card and lantern set are over the top droolworthy!!! I LOVE the craft and white... love the softness of the vellum, love the layout of the card and every single little detail amazes me!!! As always... you are such an inspiration to us all!!!
Hugs,
Grace

Helen Gullett said...

Cathy, your projects are WOW-MAZING!!! I love the simple kraft and vellum. The card and lantern urned out beautiful and elegant with the dandelions on them. Your stitching work is fantastic too.
Thank you so much for the inspirations

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Oh my goodness! Cathy your lantern with the matching card is stunning! Absolutely stunning!

Julie Gearinger said...

Cathy, I agree with the others! Stunning, my friend! The vellum with the stamping looks perfect as well as all of your wonderful finishing touches!! Hugs and I hope you have a blessed Easter :-)