Monday I got some new toys from my old demo who is now my upline. One of the things I got was the Pretties Kit. I have been hoarding them, petting them and drooling on them. (Picture me as Golem with his precious) I went so far as to let a friend look at them the other day, but not touch, LOL. So today I decided I needed to just do it and open the box and gasp, use them. Here they are aren't they, well, pretty, my precious, er I mean my pretties? I really did use some of them. First I put a crystal bead and a white pearl on a hat pin. Then I got all wild and crazy and used my aquapainter and a soft sky reinker to dye a couple of flowers and held them together with a rhinestone brad. What do you think? And since I was on a roll this morning I got out another new stamp set called Autumn Harvest and played around with it and the distressing tool from the cutter kit. The leaves may be a bit too much, but over all I am pleased with it.
Hello everyone! Welcome to the January Our Daily Bread Designs new release "Taking a Leap of Faith" blog hop! If you arrived here from Grace's blog "Th-INK-ing of You" you are in the right place. If you just popped in you really want to go to the Our Daily Bread Designs blog and start the hop at the beginning. Our hop will run thru January 2nd at 8:00pm so make sure you get through the hop and post on the ODBD blog before then. Kelley is providing 5 fabulous prizes that are hidden on various blogs through out the hop, so make sure you comment on each one then go back and answer the question "What are your New Years resolutions or steps of faith you plan to take in 2011?" on the ODBD blog . My card is a good reminder to me. I need to learn to rely more on faith and spend less time worrying. I am by nature a planner. I make lists, I make plans, I set goals and I worry BUT I need to remember who is in control... Now it is time for you to hop o
Welcome to the Our Daily Bread Designs June new release blog hop! If you just arrived from Chris's blog you are in the right place. If you just popped in for a visit you may want to go visit the Our Daily Bread Designs blog and start the hop at the beginning. On the blog you will also find all the information on how you can win one of FOUR fabulous prizes that Kelley is giving away this month. For my card this month I used the new set Serve the Lord and the matching crocheted border and crocheted Circle dies. First of all this set is gorgeous and really easy to work with. I am always thrilled by the matching dies, they make putting a card together so easy. And easy is so what I need in my life right now. I stamped the crocheted circle twice, once with brown ink and once with black. I colored the black one with copic markers, cut around the inner circle, then sponged lightly. The brown one I cut out using the die then sponged the edges with distress ink. When I layer