Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Ye Shall Not Fear Them

Happy New Year!! Welcome to the first challenge at Word Art Wednesday. This week we're focusing on Deuteronomy 3:22, "Ye shall not fear them: for the Lord your God he shall fight for you." Wow! I think this is such a great verse of comfort. If the Lord is doing the fighting for us, why should we fear anything? This verse goes great with Romans 8:31, "What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?" As we look around our world and wonder what the new year may hold for us, our families and our country, we may be tempted to fear. But let's remember that the Lord is fighting for us and we have no need to fear.

For my card this week, I chose to use several products from Our Daily Bread Designs.They just released two types of Center Step card and coordinating layer dies (A2 and 5.5" square). I don't have those dies, but I do have some of their pre-cut/pre-scored Center Step card bases. I thought the center step design would show case this verse perfectly. I used a Double Stitched Rectangle die to die cut the verse. I used the Mini Vintage Label die to cut out a piece of yellow patterned paper and then cut the die cut in half. Each half was used to accent the verse panel and to hold the ribbon in place. A Fiskars butterfly punch was used to punch a butterfly from solid patterned paper and from vellum. These were attached to the ribbon on the right side of the panel. The vellum layer was coated with clear Wink of Stella for some shimmer. Some rhinestones on the butterfly and on some flower centers finish off the card.

Card base: Our Daily Bread Designs Center Step 
Patterned Paper: Our Daily Bread Designs (Whimsical Wildflowers, Plum Pizazz), Taylored Expressions (Vellum)
Stamp: WORDart by Karen
Tools/Embellishments: Our Daily Bread Designs dies (Double Stitched Rectangles, Mini Vintage Label (retired)), Fiskars punch (Butterfly), Zig Wink of Stella (clear), Offray ribbon, The Paper Studio bling

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Crop Stop January Challenge #36 - Use companies carries by the Crop Stop Store (Fiskars, Cuttlebug, Zig, Scotch)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Must use patterned paper
Repeat Impressions DCC13 - Things with Wings
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Something New (I took the butterfly punch out of the package just to use on this card)

Thanks for stopping by today. I've missed visiting with you and hope you'll come back soon. Please be sure to visit the Word Art Wednesday blog for your free digi and to see lots more inspiration from our Design Team.


Daffodil Cards said...

Beautiful design and papers, love the verse.

Esther Asbury said...

Happy New Year to you Stephanie!
What a beautiful card you've created to showcase the WAW word art! Purple must be the in-color today, I've visited several friends who've featured it! (smile)

I'd love for you to link this up to The House That Stamps Built where the current challenge is "Things With Wings."

Esther Asbury said...

Thanks for linking this lovely card up to Cropstop! Do join us again soon!

Heather said...

Gorgeous!! I love your color combo and the patterns! And the center-step layout is perfect for this beautiful sentiment. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

Rijacki Ledum said...

Lovely step card. Great colours.

Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

Rijacki's Workshop
Through The Craft Room Door

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for January!
Monica - DT said...

Love your bright colors and that adorable cat!

Gayatri said...

Such a pretty card. Love it. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Something New Challenge. Gayatri xx


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