THE BLESSINGS OF CREATIVITY...

I thank the LORD JESUS for each day that is given me to create wonderful projects...As always, I give Him all the glory.


Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Scripture Series: Charity-Grow a Little Love Card...Join Us for an Inspiring Challenge at Word Art Wednesday!


Hi ya'll!  Hope you are having such a blessed week.  We just came back from a family vacation and it's true what everyone else says:  "You need a vacation after a vacation!"...LOL  I never seem to catch up on all the work that needs to get done but I made time to make this Card to share to y'all for the Challenge at Word Art Wednesday.

Today's free word art features 1 Corinthians 13:4-7.  It's all about the sweet word "LOVE" or in other Bible translations "CHARITY."  You can get it free when you visit us at Word Art Wednesday.  We are offering a double prize for our Challenge winner with prizes from My Heart Pieces and My Craft Spot by Kimberly.  To join, simply create a card using this sentiment or any uplifting sentiment and link it to our Challenge and walah, get the chance to win some fabulous prizes.  

Here's is the Card I made for your inspiration.  I wanted to make the scripture message the focal point so, I reduced the clutter and kept  the card simple and elegant.  I used 2 Cuttlebug embossing folders, an MS doily border punch, layered Prima flowers, MS leaf punch, button brads, dew drops and a wonderful digi image from Tiddly Inks called "Grow a Little Love."  I paper pieced her dress and colored her with my ProMarker/Prismacolor Markers.  I also adhered some heart gems on to the pot of hearts she was carrying and added some dots with my Gelly Roll Pen.  I then, stitched all over this Card for a great finished look.  So, what do you think, folks?  This Card is entered into the following Challenges:

1.    A Gem of a Challenge featuring "For the Girls"
2.    Hiding in my Craftroom featuring "Freestyle"  
3.    Penny's Paper-Crafty featuring "Die-cuts and Punches" 
4.    Crafty Pad featuring "Floral"
5.    Robyn's Fetish featuring "Stitching" 
       ----Woohoo...I was one of the Top Picks!
6.    PanPastel UK featuring "Sentiment/Verse) 
7.    Cutie Pie featuring "Use a Digi" 
8.    Lady Anne's featuring "Anything Goes" 
9.    Challenges 4 Everybody featuring "Anything Goes" 
10.  Make it Monday featuring  "Anything Goes"
11.  Mygrafico featuring "Anything Goes" 
12.  Deep Ocean featuring "More than 2 Colors" 
13.  Gingerloft featuring "Stitching" 
14.  Totally Stampalicious featuring "Anything Goes"
15.  Paper Craft Star featuring "Anything Goes" 
16.  Papertake Weekly featuring "Anything Goes" 
17.  Crafts and Me featuring "My Sentiments Exactly!" 
18.  My Mum's Craft  Shop featuring "Love is all Around" 


 CHARITY--GROW A LITTLE LOVE CARD:


 CHARITY--GROW A LITTLE LOVE CARD LAYERS:


 CHARITY--GROW A LITTLE LOVE CARD INSIDE:


CHARITY--GROW A LITTLE LOVE CARD WITH ENVELOPE-BOX:

As I meditate on these verses, it gave me a glimpse on Who God really is.  His mercy, grace, compassion and faithfulness. He is the Truth that bears the Standard---a Standard in Whom all creation are supposed to abide by.  It provides me an understanding why God, the Father, sent His Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to save us from being eternally separated from Him. In as much as He is a "Just God", He was moved by His great love for us.  The Bible says in Romans 6:23:  "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." If you want to get to know Jesus and what He has done for you, let me know and I will be delighted to share His tremendous love to anyone who wishes to listen.  God bless and have an awesome day!

30 comments:

  1. Great card! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad in our Floral challenge!
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  2. This is such a sweet card and all the lovely work that you put into it is exceptional. Thanks so very much for joining us this week at the Gingerloft Challenge!

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  3. Awww... thanks for your sweet comments on my projects this week! I absolutely love your beautiful card - it has so many wonderful details in it, and I LOVE details! So - So pretty!

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  4. Such a beautiful message JoAnn to go with a beautiful card! Thank you for joining us this week over at the Papercraft Star.

    Anitra

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  5. Such a pretty card. I loved this word art this week.
    You did an excellent job!

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  6. AMEN!! Beautiful card, Jo Ann! Beautiful sharing, as well! Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog! I really appreciate it!...Nancy :o)

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  7. Just love your card, the image is so sweet and you have coloured it beautifully. I love the punched side, which punch is that? Thank you so much for joining us at Lady Anne's and may I wish you good luck in the draw *smile*
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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    1. Hi Lady Anne...That border punch is from Martha Stewart...God Bless!

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  8. Excellent card, love the quote and the Wryn is just darling!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM
    Jenscrapstoo

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  9. Lovely card, Jo Ann, beautiful message! thanks for sharing your card with us this week at the Papercraft star.

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  10. Jo Ann, this is such a beautiful creation. Love the colors, papers, embossing, punched edge, and darling image you used! :^) Thank you for sharing this with us at Lady Anne's. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  11. This is a beautiful card xx the colours are lovely and your image is just darling AMD perfectly coloured xx thank you for joining us at MMCS XX

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  12. This is just gorgeous. Love the colours and embellishments. All the elements work so well together. I saw this on MIM and just had to pop over to have a closer look.
    PS: Hope you will play along with our BLOG HOP over at DigiStamps4Joy.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

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  13. Jo Ann, your scripture verse and Tiddly Ink's Grow a Little Love image look fabulous on this sweet, inspirational card. Lovin' the inside design too! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's "My Sentiments Exactly!" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

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  14. This is gorgeous! And I love your little Wryn...she's so cute! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck!
    Rene :D

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  15. The different textures really make your card pop along with the fabulous choice of colors.

    Sure glad I spotted your inspiring creation over at MIM.

    Tamie
    #186

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  16. Hi Jo Ann, what a gorgeous card. Such a sweet image and such pretty colours.

    Thanks for joining in at The Cutie Pies this time.

    Sarah

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  17. Stunning card you've made, so perfect with Wryn too! =)
    Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Lady Anne's!
    Hugs, Elenor DT

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  18. It's such a blessing having you on the Design Team, Jo Ann. I trust that many people are being blessed by having you share your art and your faith. To God be all the glory! I'm just so blessed to have you in my life, and I SO enjoy seeing your beautiful art especially knowing that God gives you the inspiration to create it, and that you give Him all the praise for it.
    Blessings,
    Karen L

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  19. Such a lovely card thank you for joking us at SFTW xx

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  20. BEautiful card with so many gorgeous details, a real stunner! Thanks for joining us at PanPAstel UK this week
    Claire xx

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  21. What a lovely card, love that sweet image. Thanks so much for joining us at My Mum's Craft Shop Challenge this week, hope to see you again soon! x

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  22. This is just wonderful. This would help me a lot. Thanks for sharing this card.

    Hugz Christine Dt at Robyn's Fetish

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  23. Very beautiful card! I like very much! thanks for playing with Penny's Paper-Crafty.

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  24. Such a great card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Die cuts & punches" challenge & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

    Melanie
    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

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  25. A truly lovely creation,.


    Thank you so very much for joining us at Penny's this fortnight for our Die Cuts and/or Punches challenge.

    Hugs to you,
    Kafty Karen - DT.

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  26. gorgeous creation thanks for joining us at MMCS hugs Jill xx

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  27. Fabulous creation. Love it! Thanks for playing with us at Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona

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  28. Gorgeous card inside and out with such beautiful embellishment and design!! Your color work is amazing! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  29. Lovely card, love all those bright colors. Thanks for joining us at Challenges 4 Everybody. Good luck! Sandy :)

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