Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A Friend's Love

     Welcome again!  We're continuing to celebrate the 6th Anniversary of ODBD!!  Actually this week marks the 6th Anniversary so we challenge you to have 6 of one item on your card (6 layers, 6 pearls, 6 words, etc.).  Here's my card. 
Linda Carson, ODBD
     I chose 6 flying ladybugs!  I realize there are 7 there but only 6 are flying!!  The ladybugs, scripture and zinnia are all part of the Zinnia set.  I also used the Zinnia and Leaves coordinating dies.  The Quatrefoil die was used as a trellis with Fancy Foliage die the leaves. 
     The final details include a button and tread, rhinestones and my first ever attempt with a stencil and paste for the hearts. 
     I was anxious for this challenge because my best friend Janey loves ladybugs and she's a friend who loves at all times!!  I love her too!
     For more inspiration on this challenge please visit these amazingly creative ladies from the challenge team,

     To see all of the artwork in one place or join in on the challenge click here.  You have until Sunday, March 23rd to enter.
     For this challenge you may use any stamps but if you have ODBD stamps we would love to see you use them. If you participate, you have a chance to win a $15 certificate toward ODBD stamps or to be Spotlighted for the Shining the Light Award (The Shining the Light Award is only for those who use ODBD stamps).
    Is this a fun challenge or what?!  Now, go forth and create!  Can't wait to see your entry and leave you a comment!
Have a blessed day!
Word Art Wednesday - anything goes



  1. Stunning creation Linda!! I just adore your use of the ladybugs scattered about, the quatrefoil background used so creatively and that stunning purple Zinnia!! So cheery and bright!! It sure makes the beautiful verse pop!!!!


  2. I agree with Chris - stunning! Love this card! You're so creative :-) Love the flying ladybugs and the intertwined quatrefoil and fancy foliage! So gorgeous Linda!

  3. wow, this is fabulous.. Love the lady bugs and love the design.

  4. Oh, Linda, I just LOVE this card with the ladybugs...and you are so sweet and have such a cute sense of humor with the six "flying" ladies!! I love it! And it's a beautiful, whimsical design with these little "girls" having a joyous time like we girls do at times! Such a blessing to have friends, and I love that verse! Beautiful, my precious friend! Hugs!

  5. Oh wow GF this is beautiful and I just love those ladybugs so dang cute....your whole card is a real stunner and I just may have to enter this challenge.

  6. OMGosh Linda, cute card with all the flying ladybugs...matches the header of your page!!! Love the bg die and embossing too! so cute and oh, love the button center for your purple zinnia!

  7. You know how to make your Ladybug friend cry! Such a beautiful card and the feeling is mutual because I love you too.'

  8. Love the bright red lady bugs flying around and the added rhinestones... She's sure to be thrilled!

  9. So bright and cheerful with these fun ladybugs!! Love the quatrefoil behind and the brightly colored flower, wonderful!! Blessings!!

  10. I love this, Linda. Your little lady bugs are adorable, and the scripture is perfect. Thanks so much for sharing with us and have a blessed week.
    Word Art Wednesday

  11. Oh my how creative to use that die for a trellis, fantastic, love your cute ladybugs :)

  12. Just delightful, Linda! Love all the wonderful details like the rhinestone trails and the texture paste…seems like I want to put that stuff on every card right now! LOL! Your friend will love this beautiful creation! Hugs!

  13. Lady bugs! I love lady bugs! Oh, this is so pretty, Linda! Makes me happy to see this lovely garden scene with the pretty lattice in the background. It's just full of joy!

  14. Love your paste hearts & those cute ladybugs! Bet your friend was thrilled to receive this, Linda!

  15. So cute, Linda!! Love all the ladybugs!!


Thanks for such encouraging comments!