Sorry to be so MIA here lately, especially in visiting your awesome blogs but life has been a bit on the hectic side here. Grandkids are beginning to play little league and softball, I've been teaching and prepping for my card classes at Scrapper's Edge and it doesn't leave a whole lot of time when I start adding family, work and church responsibilities into the mix (which are my priorities). I'm sure most of you are in this same boat as I, right?!
However I do have a card to share with you, it's for the next Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge #228, 229. Thanks again to our sponsor Simon Says Stamp! Be sure and check out their blog HERE for lots of inspiration. I just order a very cute background stamp from them (Gingham check) that I was going to use this week, but it hasn't arrived yet. (bummer). I have a feeling it will arrive in the mail today!
Here is my card:
A great encouraging Word from Psalm 9:10. I love how certain words are in a scripty font, it makes them stand out and that in itself is a mini message!
Here are the ingredients:
Card Base: Neenah bright white 80-lb card stock and also used for printing the Scripture
Designer Paper: Doodlebug Designs Spring Garden Collection (CUTE!!!)
Dies: Cottage Cross-stitched Square set (for word art)
Embellishment: green gingham ribbon and green satin ribbon (my stash); Maya Road Resins: Mini Sparkle & Shine
Distress Inks: watercolor technique on butterfly
This was a super fast and easy card to make, I already had the butterfly made from another project so that was a time saver! I chose two different 6x6 papers from the Doodlebug Design paper and cut one (the patterned one) at 4" x 5.25", the next paper (green) was cut approx 1/8" bigger and then layered them together. Then I added my ribbon and bow, the Scripture was cut using the die and cuttlebug (easy peasy) and I popped it up with dimensional tape, assembled the card and I was done!
If you are looking for a good Bible Study for women, I've been facilitating one called Living Hope by Jen Wilkins. It's a study of 1 Peter. It's excellent, I ordered it from Lifeway. It is a nine week study with DVDs and a workbook. The ladies are really enjoying it, it's definitely a challenge from the Word to live holy and obedient lives. We are on week 5 (this morning we meet) and the workbooks have 5 days of homework.
Well, I'm writing this post the night before it goes live and my head keeps nodding so that is a sign it's time to get off the computer and crawl into bed! Mondays and Tuesdays are tough because I work outside the home on those days. I need to be fresh and have a sound mind for our study in the morning!! Then it will be off to a little league game in the afternoon.
Hope you all have a blessed week.
Thanks so much for visiting!