Sunday, October 7, 2012

Nifty Nifty….LOOK Who’s FIFTY!!!

ODBD, You Will Find Refuge, Be Joyful

We are so excited today to be posting a special Birthday Wish
to Our Daily Bread designs owner ...
Kelley Holland! 

This is a very special birthday for Kelley, as it's the

BIG 50!!! 

 

Some of us on the Design Teams have gotten together a Birthday Blog Hop for Kelley.  We're so happy to have you join us... and we hope you will visit each post and leave a comment, because several of the DT members have some BLOG CANDY hidden along the way!  You will have to leave a comment on each blog and the team members who have the candy will be drawing names from those who commented on their post, announcing it on Oct. 10th!  There will also be a Winners Post on the ODBD Blog on Oct. 10th giving the names of the winners and links to the blogs that held the candy! So if you didn't start at the Our Daily Bread designs Blog, you might want to, so you don't miss any chances to win!

If you got here from Grace’s awesome blog,
then you’re in the right hop order!

Here is my card for Kell

ODBD, You Will Find Refuge, Be Joyful

You Will Find Refuge with matching Chickadee Die, sentiment from Be Joyful, sponged while still in the die with Distress Dusty Concord. Spellbinders dies used, Marvelous Squares, Botanical Swirls, Fancy Framed Tags I, Fancy Tags II.

ODBD, You Will Find Refuge, Be Joyful

Kell…. Hope your day is happy!!
{even though you’re spending it at a show!}
May God bless you!!

and Kelley… if you’ve made it this far without having to take a nap….
{old people need those, ya know!!}….. it’s time to skedaddle on over to
Chris 
and see what wonderful card she has!

Thanks for stopping!

Dawn

145 comments :

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how beautiful Dawn!! I just love the purple and green with all the texture and framing!! The bird just pops!! I am sure Kelley will love this!!
hugs,
Chris

Annette S said...

Dawn

This is stunning. The colour palette you have used is great. I thought the colours went together so well. It is such a restful card for some reason. I think she will love it.

Donna G. said...

I just bought the 'you will find refuge' stamp set and chickadee die six weeks ago. I just used it this week to make a sympathy card. This was my first ODB purchase. I love the stamps with coordinating dies and I would love to get more!

Doris said...

Oh gosh, I have this set and the leaf punch, too; but I never thought to put them together. I love how you did this!

Paula-Kay Bourland said...

What an amazing use of dies on your beautiful card.

Jenny said...

I gotta buy this set - love the chickadee

Cindy K said...

Beautiful layering, love the chickadee.

nzillingworth said...

A little bird told me what a fab hop this is . That bird looks so realistic. Fab job

patriciadavis said...

Love this card. The background and then that beautiful bird is wonderful. A card fit for a special birthday.

Mary said...

Love it...Very pretty card...MaryG.

debbie said...

I love the color you've used and the way you've framed the bird and branches. Lovely card.

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Very nice, love those layers!

Die Cut Lady said...

Wow what a cool card. love the layering.

StampingJudy said...

Wonderful layering for this adorable chickadee!

mary beth lambos said...

Cute, cute, cute! I love little chick-a-dees!!!

Kathy Kilpatrick said...

So creative, love the bird and the dimensionals you added. Looks great for a chilly day, depending on where you are. :)

Kathy O said...

Birds....love them! Really like the depth in the card by using the greenery!

Anonymous said...

Love your card dear. I so so love birds. Thanks. Linda L, Missouri

Anonymous said...

Little birds flew by told me a secret....Happy Fifty!

Hugs
Pearl

TLady said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KELLY!!!!!!!
Dawn! I'm ASSUMING your still a "young chickadee!" Your day is coming for those "NAPS!" :) It comes QUICKER than you think! :)
Your card looks FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!! (Glad to see I'm not the ONLY one who's into creating a little frame on her card...) Your card looks FAB!!!!!:)

#!PinkLady said...

Your card is beautiful. Great job..Have a blessed day. Thank you for all that you do.

Char

craftymom205 said...

Beautiful card.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Anita Braddock said...

Super amazing card. love the way you have layered and love the colors the details are Beautiful. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

kathy serrahn said...

awesome card

sherry23 said...

fun way to celebrate and get idesa
thanks

Crazydi said...

Such a pretty little bird and I love the colours you've used for this card - Kelley will love this I'm sure :)

Rosie Gustafson said...

What a wonderful card, love all your die cuts and the layering on the card. Kelley will be over joyed with so many beautiful cards.

Shelly Schmidt said...

Just beautiful- love the colors you used and the flourishes and ferns to accent the bird. How fun for you to make special cards for Kellie's turn of the century B-day : )

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Oh, WOW, Dawn, this is AMAZING!! I love this card and the colors are gorgeous! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Sandra's Inspirational Spot said...

Awesome card! I love the layers and colors

jennifer said...

I love all the layers to your card!

guilinger2 said...

Awesome card! Happy Birthday to Kelley!

Lynn said...

Love your color theme - beautiful! Happy B-day Kelley.

Sandy said...

like your chickadee card

Sandee Shanabrough said...

Oh it's my favorite little chick a dee!!! Dawn this is so beautiful! Fantastic design too!!!

neyw said...

Love the card. The bird is adorable.

Cards By Jan said...

Wow Dawn...another beauty!! Love your card, love the new birthday die too!! My favorite bird!!
Hugs

Lagene said...

WOW! Love all your swirls and fancy frames!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Kelley.& thank you Dawn, for another very creative card.
I'm so thankful for all the die cuts and punches etc that add so much to our card making now days.
mary l.

Donna DeWitt said...

Great card! Love to see your creations, thanks for sharing with us!

Anonymous said...

Great layers. TAC

Becky said...

How creatively stunning!

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Beautiful, Dawn! My fave little chickadee and I love the colors you used. Fab die cuts and punched greenery. Kelley will love it!

Mrs. GraceWorks said...

What a great card! I love how you framed the chickadee and used that frond punch to make 3d fir tree needles. Fantastic idea!!

Tricia

bridget22868 said...

SUPER CUTE!! I love all the different layers you have on this card! Amazing the things that can be done to cards these days isnt it. GREAT JOB!

jean said...

Happy birthday Kelly!!!

Dottie said...

So so sweet! You have helped me come up with what to do with my bird stamps! Thank you. Beautiful job that Kelly will really love!

Janet said...

Love that little bird perched on the frame. Green and purple a great color combination

Sherry said...

WOW!!Dawn, this so gorgeous!!!! love it!!

Lorraine said...

Absolutely love your colors. Kelly will be overwhelmed by all of these beauties.

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the spellbinders you used and the colors.

Mary L Schreiber

Linechick said...

Beaautiful detail and color combo.
Very creative!
Happy birthday Kelley!

Pati said...

Very pretty, love the chickadee and how you framed it with the sb square die & the punches!

KarenB said...

So much detail - beautiful card.

Jan Castle said...

Wonderful card, and a great layout!
Paper Hugs,
Jan

Christine said...

Very pretty project, Dawn! The way you created the look of foliage with the die cut and the tiny punched pieces is so effective and lovely! Thanks for sharing a stunning card!

Amy V. said...

I love the way that bird just "pops" right off the card. The depth on this card is just delightful. Thanks for sharing!

Marsha said...

Oooooh. Look at all those die cuts. Makes for a beautiful card.

Rosie said...

Love that bird and the matting.

Holly said...

Beautiful card.

Cyndi Honor said...

Beautiful card! Love all the layering with the spellbinders. Great colors and love the Chickadee stamp and die! Happy Birthday Kelley!

TrinaM said...

Fabulous card and colors. Love the way you have framed the Chickadee in the die. TFS.

GG Judy Jackson said...

Dawn, love your use of Marvelous Squares, Botanical Swirls, Fancy Framed Tags I, Fancy Tags II. And of cours ODBD.

joy said...

Oh, I love the bird and the layers are so beautiful!

Lisa :) said...

This is such a beautiful card!!! Love it!

Vicky said...

What a great card. Love the purple & green, The coloring of the bird is good.
Vicky

Becca Feeken said...

Simply beautiful!!

dibsndabs said...

Chickadee...what a beautiful sounding name for one of God's creatures..You did a wonderful job on this card.

Kathleen Picon said...

The card looks like the little bird is actually sitting on a branch. Lovely card

Bette S said...

Love that sweet bird and all those awesome Spellbinder dies. Very pretty card, thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Such a pretty card.

K. S. Rudisill said...

The layering is exceptional. Nice card.

Lisa said...

Love the chickadee, got it at the last show in KC. Happy Birthday Kelley, you don't need no stinkin' nap!

Karen W said...

Oh this is so dramatic and gorgeous, great way to use this stamp and it really sets it off.

Pattie J. said...

the Chickadee waiting to sing Happy Birthday. such a sweet bird for such a sweet lady, and a sweet beautiful birthday wish. Love your frame and coloring, setting the picture.

Anonymous said...

very talented lady :)

Anonymous said...

very talented lady :)

Tanz_20 said...

the new suares spellbinders die you have used is on my wish list now! just lovely thanks for sharing with us.

Myamical said...

Your card is so beautiful. I can't believe how many beautiful cards are in this group. You are all wonderful. Love the colors, etc. Great.

Lynette said...

What a lovely card. The ideas and techniques you come up with continue to inspire this novice card maker! Thanks for sharing.

Heather B. said...

Love love love this card. My best girlfriend turned me onto bird stamps so I'm particularly partial to the hope and joy they remind me of. I just received my marvelous squares yesterday so its great to be inspired with ideas on how to use them. Lovely design. Kelley will be very blessed.

Marilyn said...

What a beautiful card for Kelley. I'm sure she will love it. Thanks for sharing.

FMG said...

Stunning card!! I love the chicadee and choice of colors!

Juanita B. said...

Beautiful card and a wonderful use of Spellbinders.

Juanita B.

Donna said...

Very pretty and festive Birthday card!! Lovely bird!!
hugs
Donna

Sherry Kushibab said...

A chickadee for someone who is still a chickadee....great way to celebrate this lovely lady....with a lovely card full of delish layer.s

Chrisd said...

What a lovely chickadee card you created for Kelley on the hop to honor her. The stamp is on my wish list after seeing your terrific project.

Karen McAlpine said...

Sweet Tweet!! Love all the extra elements!!

Debbie Erickson said...

Love the chickadee on the cedar branch and the colors you chose!

Kris said...

Love the chickadee and the die cut layers! Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing.

Evelyn P said...

Lovely card! What a pretty chickadee!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Dawn! Fab use of the Chickadee, love all the added dies!

Nancy said...

Very pretty indeed

kathi17 said...

This is beautiful Dawn. I love the colors and die cuts. I also really like the way you added "pine needles" to your branches. I was debating on whether or not I needed this stamp and die, but now that I've seen the way you embellished it, I know I need it! It's beautiful!

PashaCou said...

What a lovely card!! I don't know where to start as it just all seems one piece, which I know it isn't. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.
Hugs,

Heather said...

So pretty!! Love your colors and that adorable bird!!

Angelic said...

Beautiful card! I love the bird.

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The Chickadee and cedar, it's just like looking out my window. Thanks Carole

Patricia Weigold said...

Love the card. I have the bird too and have made such great cards with it.
PattyWhy

Ann said...

Love the little chickadee bird. Also the spellbinders which you used are some of my favorites. So delicate. Happy bIRTHDAY TO KELLY.
Mstgane
Ann

Anonymous said...

Dawn: Your card is lovely. It was nice meeting you at the Fort Wayne show yesterday.

Margie F.

Margie Luttrell said...

Love the purple and green combo. Very pretty card !

Margie L.

P.S. What are the odds - two Margie's posting comments ?!

Angella D. Crockett said...

LOL about the nap....I don't know about the birthday girl, but I sure could have used one today at he show!!!! It was so good to hang out with you this weekend!! Your chickadee card was worth the wait....super gorgeous, my dear!!! HUGS!!!

Silke Ledlow said...

LOLO...love the title..beautiful card Dawn! Hugs ~S~

scrappingnana said...

So gorgeous. Love all the details.

Betty Wright said...

Love the colors and beautiful little scene you created with the stamps and dies! Lovely, Dawn!

Sue K (Australia) said...

Gorgeous bird card Dawn love the background)

Michelle Laycock said...

wow! look at all the flourish die cuts on this! So lovely!
Purple and green! My favorite two colors!!!

Sandy (Cheesy) said...

I especially love the layout of this card. And two of my favorite colors together. I would love to receive this one.

Emily said...

Love the chickadee, such a pretty card.

Julie Bailey said...

The die cut layers on this card are fabulous! Thank you!

Barbara said...

Just lovely!

Amy Macak said...

Beautiful card, the chickadee looks real
Amy
Ajmacak @ gmail . Com

Kristy Tyra said...

What a stunning card! Happy birthday to Kelley!

Sonia said...

Fabulous card! Love all the elements you used.

Marlena M. said...

This is beautiful~I love the chickadee and the layers Dawn!

Mary B. said...

I love this bird card. I like how you added the green branches. You have inspired me. Great card to give.

Carol P said...

What a special little Chickadee for a special person-Happy Birthday Kelley! Love your choice of colors Dawn!

Sherry B said...

Love your branches!

Cyndy said...

I love, love, love this card! The dimension is never-ending.

Marg said...

I love the use of your frame die. Sets the scene perfectly.

musicteach said...

The chicadee is our provincial bird here in New Brunswick, Canada. Some are so tame they will rest and eat out of your hadn. This is a very special gift!

Sue D said...

Very cute--I like how you framed the bird and all the greenery.

Vicki Romaine said...

This card spells Nature. I love it and I am sure Kelly will like this card.

Caryn S said...

Again, LOVE these colors! Your die cuts are arranged beautifully and birdie is wonderful!

PatS said...

Happy Birthday to Kelley. Great card, love the background layer idea.

Maggie said...

Cute, cute card.

Papercrafting Princess said...

Beautiful design

Rita Loyd said...

This is so pretty...love the bird that just pops on the card.

Beth E said...

Love the little bird! Also the delicate Spellbinders dies really make the card pop!

Rhea Thompson said...

Dawn - Aren't the new Spellbinders dies just wonderful?? You have put together a beautiful card. I'm partial to birds since my mother raised parakeets when I was a child. I now get to feed the wild birds but don't have to clean up after them!

BarbaraW said...

The chickadee and background die cuts make a gorgeous. card.

D said...

Such a beautiful card! Thank you for sharing.
-D

Arnette said...

Beautiful card!

E. Marie said...

I love the die cut frame and all the greenery surrounding this adorable little bird. Lovely card.

heather said...

Such a pretty card! I love purple and green together and the little sprigs of greenery really adds to the card.

HB Kelley!

Jody said...

What an interesting combination of colors, looks great!!!

Clickersister said...

I love the depth of the elements in your card! So pretty!
Blessings,
Debb

Kelley said...

Actually, it was very weird today as I did not get out of bed until 11:00
!! Can you believe it? I just figured I was "due"! LOL!!
Love the chickadee and the way the flourish die looks like a background1! Thanks for the salsa and pepper jelly...yummo!!!!
Love ya, girl!!! Mwaah!

Agnes said...

Beautiful card! So much inspiration!

mamaduck said...

Beautiful card, love the bird.

Nancy Roberta said...

gorgeous - great idea

Mary said...

Great Card !!!

Grace said...

Oh sigh... this is sooo pretty Dawn! A perfect color combo and love the use of dies and of course.. the image is one of my all time faves! I know Kelley loved this!!!

swtanxiety said...

Lovely use of nature for a beautiful birthday day card.