Thursday, August 25, 2011

Flower Soft and Our Daily Bread Blog Hop

Welcome to a very special blog with the Flower Soft & Our Daily Bread Design Teams!  As you make your way through the hop make sure you comment on each and every post.  There will be two prize winners chosen randomly among the blogs.  Flower Soft and Our Daily Bread will each be selecting a winner for a $20 prize package!

The blog hop ends on August 30th.  The prize winners will be announced on The Flower Soft blog and Our Daily Bread Blog on August 31st.

If you came here from Dina Kowal's fantastic blog you are in the right place.   If not please start at the beginning at the Our Daily Bread Blog where you will find all the details and the entire hop listed in order.


Flower Soft is the perfect addition to Our Daily Bread Designs’ images.  For my project I decided to make a step card, using a combination of cream, white, green, and some lovely floral background cardstock from K & Co.  On the left side of the card I used a verse from ODBD’s new Scripture Series 2 set stamped inside a border from their new Scrolly Borders.  This is layered on white cardstock punched with a Martha Stewart corner/border punch.

Along the bottom I created a decorative fence, also using a Martha Stewart border punch.  I added seam binding ribbon and a bow.  On top of this I place the flower filled watering can from ODBD’s Happy Birthday set.  I colored the image with markers and cut it out.  I added Flower Soft to various flowers using some single colors and also some combinations I mixed.  Along the bottom I added Flowers Soft’s Fushia mix.

For the middle step I used layers of white, green, and floral cardstock all punched with a Deep Edger Martha Stewart border punch to create a floral edge.  Then I added Flower Soft’s Garden Oval Topper to the last step.  I decorated it with more of the Fushia and Ultra-Fine Sage.  I stamped the birthday sentiment and added four little butterflies, also from ODBD’s Birthday set.

Now hop on over to Deb Felt’s blog to see what wonderful project she has waiting for you.  Don’t forget to leave some love for all the designers for a chance to win.

Thanks for stopping by.

E. Marie

This card has been entered in the following Challenges:
Aifactory Challenge #089 – Anything Goes
A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge #162 – Happy Birthday
Flutter By Wednesday #168 – Open Challenge
Sentimental Sundays Challenge #69 – Happy Birthday Projects
Stamp and Create August Challenge – Critters/Bug or Animals
Totally Stampalicious Challenge – Use Three Different Punches
The Pink Elephant Challenge TPE113– Inspiration Challenge!!

76 comments:

Grace said...

Absolutely gorgeous Marie! I love your step design and the flower soft is gorgeous!!!

christi said...

love all the layers to your card. and thanks for the idea to add an oval that's wider than the step. that opens up many new possibilities to me. very pretty card.

Elizabeth said...

WOW! The time it must have taken to make this card! It is BEAUTIFUL! I am a new follower:) http://visionsofpaper.blogspot.com/

Karen W said...

Wow this is amazing, I love all the layers and different panels, perfect for this hop. I may have to save this to case.

Angella D. Crockett said...

Marie, this is pure genius! I love the entire thing! Just gorgeous!!!! Blessings, Angie

Sandra said...

This is beautiful gorgeous image love the layout and the background is beautiful too!:) Sandra H

Stamp like you mean it said...

Marie, this is about the most beautiful birthday card ever! Love your design, and how the FS makes your work come to life. You are so gifted!

Anonymous said...

THIS IS MY FAV SO FAR ITS BEAUTIFUL
HUGS CHRISSY O
XX

Dawn said...

Marie! What a beautiful side step!! A treasure to receive on a birthday for sure!

Donna said...

Marie, the details on this card are GORGEOUS! How lovely, and feminine. Perfect BD card!

Lori said...

WOW this card is great. Anyone would love getting this gem.

Basslady said...

marvellous card, that looks like a lot fo work...but the wonderful effect was worth it!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

evette k. ciampo said...

Your side step card is so amazing!!!!!!!!! This is a wonderful use of Flower Soft and Our Daily Bread sentiments/stamps. Majorly fantastic talent shown here. Wow, I am in awe. God sure has blessed u with talent gf. God bless.ekc

Deb said...

Gorgeous, Marie! I love this fancy fold and all this beautiful scrollwork! Such a lovely garden scene!

An'Jenic Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Such a lovely side step card. Beautiful colors. I really like the flower soft.

Janett said...

Oh what a beautiful card. I love the steps.

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Oh my how beautiful! I don't know how you could have made it any more beautiful! Love it!!!!

mjblahnik56 said...

A very lovely birthday card. I am a new follower.

mjblahnik56@hotmail.com

KimberlyRae said...

Outstanding birthday card! Anyone would love it to pieces! TFS!

Blessings,
KimberlyRae
kreationsbykimberlyrae.com

Bobbie Lynn said...

That is one amazing card.

stampencamper said...

lovely 3D project, so much texture with the flowersoft, and this type of card

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful card!!
I would have it on display for months.
Mary l.

Sherry Kushibab said...

Okay - on a scale of 1 to 10 I have to give you a 30plus......what a beautiful card from the design to the oh so many details - Great sentiment for a birthday card...a real work of art!!

Anonymous said...

I love how you matched the flower soft with the flowers in the paper. Love the side step card too. Great work, just like GOD!

syd
sydegan@hotmail.com

Barb O. said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful! I love the way you cut it out! The flowers are so delicate and pretty and add a beautiful dimension. The colors are just beautiful! Love the entire design! Great job!
Barb O.

Cheek said...

Wow!

Elaine Sauer said...

Too many talented people!

Elena C said...

Yours is a beautiful, beautiful card...It is just so full of very lovely details...it's hard to know where to look.

Sandee said...

Seriously Marie this is incredibly gorgeous!!! You have outdone yourself with this one!

Shabby Pati said...

Step Cards are some of my favorites. Love the way you did this one. The flower soft just adds that extra special something and the sentiments from ODBD are perfect! TFS

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful stair step BD card, sure to brighten anyone's day!

Laurie said...

Wow! This card is amazing.

Becky said...

wow...what a gorgeous card..

Anonymous said...

Spectacular!.... and love the use of so many elements that together create a beautiful work of art. Thanks for posting.
EllenaElizabeth Makes, Australia

Betty Wright said...

WHOA! E. Marie.....this is over the top GORGEOUS! My jaw hit the countertop on this one! STUNNING! STUNNING! STUNNING!

Angela T said...

GORGEOUS!!

Scrapmaniac 247 said...

Marie, what a stunning card, it is just beautiful. The flowersoft is just the right touch of texture, so pretty. I can almost smell those flowers. TYFS

April said...

Marie, you did a fabulous job on this. Love all the flower soft! You outdid yourself on this one!

Hugs, April

Linda Decker said...

Such a beautiful card! Looks like a lot of work but well worth it. I love the step card giving it a 3D look.

Deneen Treble said...

Gorgeous card, the Flower Soft goes perfect!

Kemma said...

Just love this blog hop, such wonderful ideas!!

Thanks so much
Kemma

Anonymous said...

WOW and DOUBLE WOW, this is fantastic. Mickie M

Gwen said...

WOW !!! This is amazing card and the flower soft adds so much !!!

Anonymous said...

The recipient of this birthday card will be so delighted and amazed and will surely feel so very special! How many hours did you labor over this beautiful creation? I could just gaze at it for hours and hours! ~ ~ ~ Rita R

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

WOW! The flowesoft looks so life-like! Great card!

Darlene said...

WOW! beautiful,amazing,what a joy to recieve your card

Clare said...

This is so gorgeous! Just so pretty, soft and springy!

Jeannine said...

Beautiful card---the layering and flower soft--just love it all.

Sharon Peele said...

Wow Marie, I am oohing and awing over your card!! This is the most gorgeous card I have seen!! Beautiful work!!

Lynn B. said...

So many gorgeous layers. So many details. Wonderful!

Bev Gerard said...

Whoa! What an amazing card! The style you've chosen is perfect for emphasizing these stamps and also showcasing the beautiful additions of Flower Soft! Way to go! (Crossing TX fingers here too! ... can you blame me?!)

~Bev

Irene said...

Wow!!! All of the creative details come together for an absolutely stunning card! You have inspired me....

Dorothy S said...

What a lovely special card - so many stunning details. Thank you so much.

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful, love your layout of the card!

Peggie said...

Wow this is quite a card! Must have taken hours! Very pretty colors and so impressive.

paperpourri said...

Simply gorgeous!

Sherry said...

WOW!!! love your card!! it is gorgeous!!!

Jacki said...

Your card is absolutely stunning. I can barely get a gate fold right! Thank you so much for sharing your talent :)

Sue D said...

Very pretty step card--love the watering can with flower soft.

Lori said...

Wow, Wow, and more WOW!!! This card is absolutely gorgeous - thanks for playing at Totally Stampalicious this week :)

Kathleen B. Hernandez said...

Gorgeous flowering step card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

Kath
Blog: “Let’s Get Scrappy!”

Lesli Fields said...

Beautiful card. I love all the layers and textures.

Deloris said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining the challenge at Art Impressions.

Tameko said...

Wow, this cards is stunning! Perfect scripture, design, & embellishments. Thanks so much for joining the Sentimental Sundays birthday challenge.

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Gorgeous stepper card!! Love the flower soft. Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant!!

Barbara said...

The love you put into this project really shows, as well as your talent. It is wonderful!

Cindy Lou said...

This is such a beautiful side step card! It was definately executed with precision and love. Thanks for sharing, you did an awesome job!

Linda Beeson said...

This is so beautiful and so elegant.

Lorrayne Ingram said...

the flowers are glorious

Anne Fenton said...

Beautiful card...thank you for joining the challenge this week at Art Impressions.

Sew Sweet N Crafty said...

I love the flower pot. Cute!
Sew Sweet N Crafty
SewSweetNCrafty.blogspot.com

Clare said...

What a gorgeous card! Your colors are absolutely out-of-this-world! I thank God for all He has given us that is beautiful!

JanR said...

Wow, what a great card! I love all the details. Thanks for playing with us at AiFactory!

JanR - AiF dt

Anonymous said...

Very creative, & Gorgeous card!!! TFS
Unable to leave comment using google acct. Dianne Davis

Anonymous said...

what an amazing card, love the details and the flower soft adds so much to the dimension!
linda patti tpatti at windstream.net

Hank Hendricks said...

Such a stunning card. So lovely design. I have worked for the Plastic business cards and this card inspire me so much. I really appreciate this. Thanks for sharing.