Friday, March 17, 2017

ODBD 9th Anniversary!

Hello Everyone!  Today ODBD is celebrating it's 9th Anniversary and what better way to celebrate than with a special Anniversary Die Set and Stamp Set!  I have wanted a large number die set for a while and what do you know, ODBD have brought out just the die set for me!!  Not only is Large Numbers BIG, it's pierced as well!!!  *HAPPY SIGH*  This will be used over and over for sure.  Let's not forget the new Celebration clear stamp set filled with sentiments for all sorts of occasions!

Of course it wouldn't be a true celebration without prizes and you have your chance to WIN!!

Prize Information: 
Three randomly selected winners will each receive a $25 Gift Code to the ODBD Website  just for commenting on the Design Team cards!  You have until March 18, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. EST to leave your comments on the Designers Blogs for a chance to win!  The Winners will be posted on the ODBD Blog on March 19th, so be sure to check back there to see if you won!

Now I had plans to make my first card a little more simple than it ended up, but I just couldn't seem to stop!!  :)  I've used a lot of dies as well as the new Celebration Stamp Set!  To create the card base, I've cut a piece of pink card with Side Step Card Die and then created the feature panel with Circle Scallop Rectangles Dies, Pierced Circle Dies and Large Number Dies.  The panels for the 'steps' have been made out of purple card and Plum Pizzazz Collection paper.  Next came the balloons using Balloons and Streamers Dies to cut pink, purple, white card and Whimsical Wildflowers Collection paper.  Finally I've stamped the sentiment from Celebration stamp set in Versafine Black and cut it with Double Stitched Pennant Flags Dies.

Stamps - Celebration (ODBD)
Ink - Versafine Black
Paper - ODBD Plum Pizzazz Collection, ODBD Whimsical Wildflowers Collection, Pink, Darker Pink, White, Purple 
Accessories - ODBD Side Step Card Die, Circle Scallop Die, Pierced Circles Dies, Large Number Dies, Balloons and Streamers Dies, Double Stitched Pennant Flags Dies, X-press It Foam Tape



It seems I couldn't stop at just one and decided to make a masculine card while I was at it.  The fantastic thing about the Large Number Dies is that they are PERFECT for the dreaded MAN CARD.  You all know what I'm talking about!!  By the time you put the number in question on the front, there really isn't a lot more you need to do and the male recipient is sure to love it.  :)

For this card I've used a base of Marina Mist and layered with white and more Marina Mist cut with Circle Scallop Rectangles Dies.  Next I've stamped the Happy Birthday from Celebration in Versafine Black and then cut the panel out with Double Stitched Rectangles Dies and placed a hessian (burlap) ribbon around the bottom.  Cut circles with Circles Dies and Pierced Circles Dies and then die cut blue card with the Large Numbers Dies and pop it up on foam tape and you're done!

Stamps - Celebration (ODBD)
Ink - Versafine Black
Paper - White, Marina Mist, Light Blue
Accessories -  Circle Scallop Dies, Large Number Dies, Circles and Pierced Circles Dies, Double Stitched Rectangles Dies

Can't wait to see what the Breadsticks have been creating with these special sets??  Swing by these blogs and leave a little love (and your chance to WIN)!  :)

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

That's all from me today, thanks for visiting and hope you are inspired to stamp!

19 comments:

Heidi Stamps said...

Fantastic cards! These big numbers would be super useful!

Lois said...

Two marvelous cards -- I am so liking those numbers!

Chrisd said...

Just love those number dies for so many occasions in the future. The sidestep card is really special and I often struggle with cards for guys and anniversary ones too Happy 9th ODBD>

Talitha Wright said...

Great cards! Thanks for sharing.

April said...

Great cards! What a fun step card for the first one.

Carmela Hubler said...

Love the birthday card with the balloons! Very nice. I really like the number dies with the dots surrounding the edges. I haven't seen anything else like that and they are really cool.

KayC said...

Great cards. Would love to have those large number dies!

wannabcre8tive said...

Both of your cards are beautiful, I like how you used the balloons with the first one.

Golden Goddess Designs said...

love the burlap strip and the side stepper!

Alicia

Pati said...

Great cards! I like your fun balloons on the first card and what a great manly design that wouldn't need much more to turn it into a card great card for a female too.

Kampin' Karen said...

I love the pierced numbers...it really shows off the beautiful die cuts.

Laraine R said...

Fabulous cards! Love the size of the numbers!

Barb said...

Had to LOL when you spoke of the 'dreaded man card'! :D So true but you definitely nailed it with this card. Love it. And the pink is perfection, as well. TFS!!

Gab said...

Great cards - and I really like the circle scallop rectangle dies too!

Sue LD said...

Great cards. I like the balloons on the first one.

Claudia V said...

Both of your cards are so wonderful! The step card such a fun card! And the Blue Birthday has such a happy feeling! Love the pierced circles around the numbers on both cards!

Rosemary Lare said...

I liked both of your cards. You have given me some new ideas of ways to use some of my stamps.I liked your techniques and the different style of each card. Keep up the good work!

Dawn said...

What a fun, fun, fun side step, Kathy! Perfect guy card too!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What beautiful cards, Kathy!! Love that side step with the added balloons!! So fun!! Very creative and beautiful creations my friend!
Hugs,
Chris

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