Wednesday, March 19, 2014

As for Me...

Wednesday means it's time for another challenge at Word Art Wednesday.  This week's focus verse is Psalm 17:15, "As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness.  I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness."  In this verse, David is looking forward to the wonders of Heaven. He knows the Heavenly Father is righteous and is greatly anticipating "waking up" in Heaven where he knows he will also be righteous.  Like us, David probably got tired of fighting against sin.  If we have trusted Christ as our Saviour, we too can anticipate a life without sin in Heaven.  In the words of the song writer, "Oh, that will be glory!"

For my card today, I chose to make a criss-cross card.  I haven't made one in awhile and decided to revisit this design.  However, this time, I chose to make it a 5.5" square.  A ribbon was stretched across the front and tucked under the patterned paper panels.  Stickles was added to the flower centers in the paper.

The sentiment panel was double matted with Spellbinders dies.  The scalloped oval just asks for some sort of bling so clear rhinestones were added.  Three flowers finish off the sentiment panel.  The little girl is from the Pray Without Ceasing Girls digi set from Deedee's Digis.  This set comes with 12 color images (3 skin tones and 4 hair colors for each skin tone), 1 outline image and 13 sentiments.  There is a corresponding boys sets as well.  I chose to use one of the pre-colored images.  She was fussy cut and popped up over the edge of the sentiment panel.  Wink of Stella was added to the little girl's eyes and to the tops of the flowers.

The pull-out card was edged with a border die cut and the panel includes plenty of space for writing a note.  A strip of the patterned paper decorates the writing panel.

Cardstock:  Georgia Pacific (white), The Paper Studio (pink)
Patterned Paper:  Unknown - it's from a RAK
Stamps:  WORDart by Karen (Psalm 17:15), Deedee's Digis (Pray Without Ceasing Girls)
Tools/Embellishments:  Spellbinders dies (Petite Ovals Large and Small, Petite Scalloped Ovals Small, Sweet 'n Sassy die (Lacey Eyelet Border), ribbon (Really Reasonable Ribbon), flowers (Recollections), rhinestones (The Paper Studio), Wink of Stella glitter brush marker (clear), Stickles (Star Dust)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown #187 - Tic-Tac-Toe (diagonal from top left - bling, digi image, ribbon)
Fan-tastic Tuesday Challenge #27 - Anything Goes but must be square
Sweet Stamps Challenge #161 - Anything Goes
Milk Coffee Challenge - Flowers Challenge (must have at least two flowers)
Just B Creative Challenge - Anything Goes 
Scrapbook Blessings Club Challenge #15 - Say What? (Use a sentiment)

Please be sure to stop by the Word Art Wednesday blog to get your free digi and to see the rest of the Design Team's projects.  We'd also love for you to link up your family-friendly projects as well.  Deedee's Digis is one of our sponsors this week.  Linking up your projects (up to 5) could win you some of her adorable digi stamps.

Thanks for stopping by to visit today.


Unknown said...

Beautiful card. Love the sentiment.

cass said...

Very special card, thanks for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday this week.

Anonymous said...

Really sweet card and I love those papers! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps.

Unknown said...

Very Pretty Design, love all the texture..thank you so much for sharing with us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday we would love you to join us again next week for another fab challenge...Good Luck
Suzy B~Owner~Fan~Tastic Tuesday

NanaConnie said...

Wonderful criss-cross card, Steph! Love the image, of course, and the dp is wonderful. OK, now I have to slip on a DT hat -- Thanks so much for playing along at Tuesday Throwdown's "Tic-Tac-Toe" challenge this week. Good luck in the draw.
NanaConnie DT

Angelique said...

Great design, beautiful sentiment
Thank you for joining us at MilkCoffee Digi Stamps

Huggsss, Angelique

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Oh love your card. Cute image and love that sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown Challenge.
Linda K. DT

GrandmaCarol46580 said...

Awesome card, great job, love it. Thank you for playing along with us in this challenge at SBC


Sandy Hentzel said...

You kill me, I have never met a Steph card I didn't like. Thanks for playing along with Scrapbook Blessings Club, Sandy
♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥
♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥


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