Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Anniversary bouquet. . .

A woman who fears the Lord is greatly to be praised. Proverbs 31:30

ODBD Shining the Light Challenge #146

This week, the Our Daily Bread Designs Challenge Team challenges YOU to an ANNIVERSARY CHALLENGE. Since this week mark's the Fifth Anniversary of Our Daily Bread Design and the gift for a fifth year anniversary is silverware we would like to see your anniversary projects that have silver (or silverware!)
To make the challenge even more rewarding, we will be giving out a $15 gift certificate to be used toward stamps at the Our Daily Bread Designs store!! And, if you use Our Daily Bread Designs stamps, we will again be choosing one to two creations to spotlight for our Shining the Light Award. All submissions must be added to Mr. Linky by Sunday, March 17 at 8 p.m. EST. Complete details are available on the ODBD blog.
Please take a bit of time to visit  my fellow challenge team members blogs, you'll be blessed!

Project Details

This is an anniversary bouquet for Kelley, founder of Our Daily Bread Designs. The base is a 6x6 tile from our local home improvement store. It is topped with a sheet of designer paper with the edges torn and sponged and then decoupaged to the tile. The bouquet, actually a tussy mussy (tussie mussie) was made separately. The flowers were made with the Spellbinders Spiral blossom die and a scallop circle punch.

And the silver. . .the silver is the vintage button that is perched atop the seam binding bow!

Stamps: ODBD Scripture Collection 4
Scripture Collection 4Ink: Versamark, VersaMagic Wheat
Paper: Repurposed brown packaging paper
Designer Paper: Sheet music, Prima Nature's Garden, SU
Accessories: Vintage SILVER button, Cheery Lynn French Pastry Die, vintage lace, vintage doily, seam binding, Spellbinder Rose Creations and Spiral Blossoms dies.

Blessings! jme ~ SDG


  1. Really like how you wrapped your bouquet in a doily. It is very pretty

  2. Beautiful work Jan. I love every part of it.

  3. Blessings to you, Jan! This is very pretty. Great idea using a tile for the base, very nice! I'm sure Kelley will love and appreciate your thoughtfulness.

  4. How elegant Jan!! I love the dp and your gorgeous flower bouquet with the lace!!Stunning!!

  5. Gorgeous, Jan Marie! The bouquet is so creative and beautiful! Blessings! Kathy

  6. Awesome, Awesome, Awesome. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, what a beautiful piece of art! I do not have enough positive. Fantastic

  7. Breathtaking!!! This is so beautiful I cannot stop looking at it. I hope Kelley has a nice frame for this - it deserves to be hung and viewed every day :)!!

  8. Beaitiful, love the bouquet. Thanks for joining us this week at WAW this week.

  9. Absolutely beautiful Jan Marie - love your colours and the tussie mussie flowers.

  10. I love this make-shift nosegay filled with gorgeous flowers. It's absolutley stunning, and I'm so grateful to have you stop by and share in this week's challenge.
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  11. I am sure Kelley will treasure this, such a lovely bouquet!!

  12. Mmmm, what a truly lovely gift! Beautiful in every detail!

  13. Jan, this is so beautiful!! Wow! What a treasure for Kelley. She'll love it.

  14. What a gorgeous anniversary gift, Jan Marie! Love your tile with all the vintage looking blooms, and the antique button is perfect for tying the whole project together! Kelly will treasure this heartfelt creation!

  15. Stopped by to say hi! Your blog is looking so full of creative beauty! So glad to call you friend.


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