Wednesday, November 5, 2014
In Everything Give Thanks
Hi! I hope you are having a good week. Can you believe it's November already?!? It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just a couple short weeks away. This month, at Word Art Wednesday, our focus verses are concentrating on thankfulness and gratitude. Our word art this week comes from Diane's Daydream Designs. You can pick up the free digi from the Word Art Wednesday blog and enter your project(s) for an opportunity to win some free digis of your choice. Our verse this week reminds us that giving thanks in everything is what God wants us to do. Notice that we're to give thanks *in* everything not *for* everything. I've talked with two different people in the last two days who experienced great trials in their lives. As we talked, both of them related to me various things for which they were thankful. Being thankful doesn't mean we don't hurt or that things aren't difficult but it does mean we can look for positive things and thank the Lord for them.
I used this week's Mojo Monday sketch for my card design. The candle image is from Deedee's Digis (and is also available at Diane's Daydream Designs). The background panel was dry embossed. There are lots of layers and faux stitching. Baker's twine and a button accent the banner and the candle image was given a coat of Wink of Stella clear marker before being covered with Glossy Accents.
Cardstock: Georgia Pacific (white), Bazzill (both shades of orange)
Patterned Paper: American Crafts - The Classics (Red Fern)
Stamps: Diane's Daydream Designs (1 Thess. 5:18), Deedee's Digis (Autumn Blessings)
Tools/Embellishments: Staedtler fine tip marker (brown), Wink of Stella glitter marker (clear), Glossy Accents, Cuttlebug embossing folder (Victoria), The Twinery baker's twine (Cappuccino), La Mode button, My Favorite Things Die-namics (Mini Scallop Edge)
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Mojo Monday Sketch #370 - Sketch
Scrapbook Blessings Club Challenge #33 - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays Challenge #231 - Anything Goes
Catered Crop - Gratitude Attitude
Eureka Stamps Challenge #113 - Count Your Blessings
Shopping Our Stash Challenge #176 - Leaf Me Alone (use leaves in your project)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
PDE Linky Party - Autumn Colors
Path of Positivity Challenge #20 - Gratitude
Thanks for stopping by today. I truly am thankful for all those who visit and for those who leave comments. Your comments are a great encouragement to me.