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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Hello Friends!! I hope all are doing well!!  The weather has drastically changed to more like fall here in Virginia.  It has been rainy lately but so much cooler!!  With fall on it's way, I decided to give a last hurrah so to speak to summer with a more like summer card (at least the colors resemble summer).  

I created this card for Judy's Rolled Flowers challenge (TLC395). It has been a while since I have made rolled flowers so I thought it would be fun to play along today!!

The flowers were made with stitched grosgrain ribbon. The leaves and flourishes were made with Spellbinders Bitty Blossoms and Flourish Accents. 

All stamps are from Our Daily Bread Designs (ODBD). The background is the Vine Background embossed in white and inked with Bliss Blue. The verse is from Scripture Series 3 . The flowers on the sentiment panel are from the Be Joyful stamp set.

I cut the base with the Labels 8 and Decorative Labels 8. The verse is cut with the Antique Frames die from Spellbinders.


I find this verse to be a real comfort especially in the tough times.  It seems as of late, that I have so many friends and family facing trials and hard times.  I hope this verse gives them comfort as well.



Card Recipe:

Stamps:  Scripture Series 3Be JoyfulVine Borders
Dies: Spellbinders Decorative Labels 8, Labels 8, Bitty Blossoms, Flourish Accents, Antique Frames
Accessories: pearls, stitched Grosgrain, Bliss Blue ink from SU, White Embossing Powder

challenges I am entering my card in:
Little Miss Muffet Challenges  Anything but square
WordArt Wednesdays  see site to download word art OR use an encouraging uplifting sentiment
Penny's Paper-Crafty  #94 Shaped Cards 
Loves Rubber Stamps #18 Make your own background
Sassy Cheryl's  #133 Die Cuts
Twist Of Faith Card Challenges  Must include an inspirational sentiment or scripture - #3 In The Garden
Lollipop Crafts 2 different punches or dies 
Make it Monday - always Anything Goes 

Thanks for looking!! 



Have a blessed Day!!!


hugs and blessings,


31 comments:

Pinkllilac said...

Love your card Chris, all the details are so fabulous.
Hugs Linda

Amy Johnson said...

Gorgeous card. And a much needed verse to hear during these difficult times.

Sandra H said...

Oh this is totally beautiful x

Shelly Schmidt said...

Had to stop by- it has been a while! I always enjoy your beautifully done cards- the frame is do pretty and Love the sentiment! The rolled flower- well done!

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous, lovely framing of the verse and the card, your flower is beautiful!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Gorgeous card Chris! Love the beautiful stamped flowers and the ribbon flower! So pretty!

kathi17 said...

This is beautiful Cris. I love all of it, but that background you did with the Vine Borders is stunning!

Melodie said...

Amazing card, the frames are really great.
Hugs
Melodie

Karen Wilson said...

Hi Chris! It's changed here to. A lot! Pools being closed up this wknd. Leaves are falling like crazy. Whata pretty card/verse. I love the colors you used! Hope all is well!

pinky said...

I just love the sentiment and your card is truly amazing and very uplifting Chris. Have a lovely weekend.

Anne-Marie said...

You've certainly created something beautiful, here....the scripture is perfect, and I love your rolled ribbon rose.....a delightful card! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Twist of Faith....good luck!

Scrappycath said...

Gorgeous card. Saw this on Make it Monday!

Karen Letchworth said...

Wow Chris, this is far beyond gorgeous. It's divine, and I am always just so blessed by the art you create. It blesses my heart each time you share with us at Word Art Wednesday, and I pray that the Lord will richly bless you for sharing your talents. You are such a doll. Thanks for making my day special with the beauty of your God-given talents.
Hugs,
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday

cebelica said...

This is so beautiful! Absolutely stunning card! Hugs! xx

sue morris said...

Hi Chris! I've missed my visits here and I'm trying to reconnect with my friends. :) This is absolutely beautiful! Your creations are always so uplifting and inspiring. I'm so blessed to have you in my life! Have a great Sunday!

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

My entries are: #23, #109, and #213.

I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and Me and Myself on the Dark…

Hugs,

Julia




Helen Dooley said...

Love this card, Its very pretty and im glad you decided to share wt Twist of Faith. Great scripture.

grandmabonnie said...

Chris, this is such a stunning card! Thank you so much for sharing your talent at Twist if Faith!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh this is so beautiful. I had to look you up on google so I could get a better look at this fabulous card! Your linky over at Loves Rubberstamps appears to be broken, but we wanted to make sure we thanked you for joining us in our Challenge and tell you we love your card!

Jacqueline Smith said...

What a beautiful card, love the details and how you did the background! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubbertamps!

Shirley-anne said...

Exquisite card . Love the background paper , the verse and the embellishing . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

*Vicki* said...

Absolutely stunning Chris! Beautiful design, colors and papers!!! :) HUGS

Traci S. said...

Oh Chris, this was such a blessing to see today. Things have been difficult with Dave's Dad passing away, and with Joshua leaving for 2 years of living on an Air Force base in England. Exciting for him...devestating for me. This Verse has been showing up everywhere the last few weeks. I wrote it down on a tiny piece of paper a few months ago...and all of a sudden it was in the center of my work area...a clean area. Amazing!

Your card has such fabulous paper and I love all of the framing! It really sets the Verse off beautifully. I have forgotten how to make rolled flowers...glad to see it on your card....the embossing really adds so much texture and is lovely, really. I always love pearls. Thank you for making this card. I needed to see it!

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Pauline said...

Such a beautiful creation, Chris! Thanks for sharing with us at Twist of Faith Cards!

Laura Love said...

This is stunning! Gorgeous colors and your background is so pretty! Plus I needed that lovely sentiment today after the day I had...very uplifting :) Thank you so much for joining us this week at Loves Rubberstamps!

Debra Miller said...

This is gorgeous, so elegant - wonderful verse Chris. Thanks for joining us at LMMS for our shape card challenge. Deb x

Cyndi said...

So beautiful! Love the design and the flower! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts!

Susan Martin said...

This card is stunning! I love the dies you used and that flower is amazing! Just absolutely beautiful!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

A very beautiful card! Thanks for taking part in Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge. Hope to see you again for our next challenge.
~DEANNE~

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

As always Chris, a beautiful card, you NEVER have an ugly one!!!

I live the verse, it does offer comfort during trying times. Hope all is well. jane

Kitty said...

Wow Chris this really is stunning! Always admire your work :)

Thanks for playing along with us at Little Miss Muffet and hope to see you again soon!

I have candy on my blog if you fancy entering :)

Kitty xx

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