Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Prima Shabby Chic

Hi!  Happy Wednesday!!  I hope your week is going well.  This week's focus verse at Word Art Wednesday is Colossians 1:27, "To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory." We can read the Bible daily all our lives and still learn something new each time we read it.  God wants to share His riches with us.  When we accept Christ as our Savior, the Holy Spirit comes to live within us and helps shed light on what we're reading.  Too often, we read simply to say we've have read our Bible for the day.  We should stop to ask the Lord to show us what He has for us to learn in what we read that day.


I received a notebook project kit as a challenge prize a couple weeks ago.  It came with several beautiful Prima 6x6 papers, some ivory and pink cardstock, and LOTS of embellishments.  I decided to use it for cards instead of the intended notebook.  For this reason, I don't know the brand of some of the items on today's card.  This is a 5.5" square (when folded flat) Z-fold card.  The verse font had an elegance to it that went very well with these papers.  Shabby chic is a challenge style for me but with these papers....this is my version of it.  The Lattice Motif under the verse panel is accentd with small pearls.


A matching lattice die cut on the inside provides a spot to write a message to the recipient.


There is lots of interior decorating on this card.  I'm not sure how well it shows up in the picture but there is a pretty pearl flourish on the left interior panel.  LOTS of pearls on this card!!

Supplies:
Cardstock:  Georgia Pacific (white), Unknown (pink, gray/brown)
Patterned Paper:  Prima
Stamp:  WORDart by Karen ()
Tools/Embellishments: My Favorite Things die (Postage Stamp Edge), Spellbinders dies (Classic Ovals Large and Small, Lattice Accents, pearls (Want2Scrap, The Paper Studio, Michael's), ribbon (unknown), flower (Prima)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Digi Chooseday Week 31 Challenge - Shabby Chic
Sentimental Sunday Challenge #219 - Decorate card inside and out
Scrapbook Blessings Club Challenge #26 - Anything Goes
Fan-tastic Tuesday Challenge #48 - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Must cover card with Patterned Paper
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge - Anything Goes
V's Sweet Ideas Challenge #26 - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by today.  I hope you'll be back to visit often.  There is lots more inspiration over that the Word Art Wednesday blog and a free digi for you to snag. 

8 comments:

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Very nice card, what a beautiful die cut too
Thanks for sharing it with us in our Shabby Chic challenge at Digi Choosday and good luck x
Julie
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Brenda said...

Just gorgeous! I love that you decorated the inside. Super pretty!!!! Thanks for sharing it with us over at Scrapbook Blessings Club!
-Brenda-
-SBC DT-

Rachael Evans said...

So beautiful and elegant, love the decoration to match inside the card too - perfect for our challenge at Sentimental Sundays. Thanks for stopping by!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Love the die cut! Fabulous colors and it really is an elegant card!

Thanks for joining us in our Shabby Chic challenge at Digi Choosday Crafting Vicky (DT) I have a giveaway you need to check it out at 600 followers giveaway

C'est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC said...

Your project rocks! Thanks for joining us for the ATG challenge at Crafts Galore Challenge. Good luck and I hope you’ll join us in our next challenge!

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Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is stunning! Thanks for joining us at V's Sweet Ideas! Hope to see you again next month!
Lias

Karen Letchworth said...

I always enjoy your sweet cards, Steph. Thanks so much for sharing with us this month. I wish you the best of luck in the random draw.
Blessings,
Karen
V's Sweet Ideas

Hazel said...

Beautiful. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper August challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

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