Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Autumn Arrangement

Hello!! I truly haven't fallen off the face of the earth. I messed up my back and have been spending the last few weeks recovering. Anyway, it's time for another challenge at Word Art Wednesday. This week we're focusing on Proverbs 9:10, "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the holy is understanding." The fear talked about in this verse is a reverential respect for the Lord. This leads to a submission to the Lord in whatever He wants us to do.When we submit ourselves to the Lord, we can learn what it truly means to be wise. When we learn to trust the Lord, and have that level of respect (fear) for Him, we can understand what does and doesn't please Him. I truly believe this reverential respect for the Lord is a very necessary element for living a life that pleases the Lord.

I'm still easing back into crafting so I used Mojo Monday Sketch #453 (with the measurements as figured out by Kristie Marcotte on her blog post here) for my card design. I colored the image with copics quite awhile ago but I lost my notes that listed the colors I used. Some glossy accents in the middle of the flowers adds some dimension and a bit of shine. The image was fussy cut and adhered to an embossed panel that was matted and popped up over the background papers. The sentiment was trimmed into a fishtail banner, matted and also popped up over the background. The little flag at the top left of the card is the final embellishment.

Card base: Park Lane #110 cardstock (white)
Cardstock: Bazzill
Patterned Paper: Echo Park (The Perfect Autumn 6 x 6 pad)
Digi Stamps: WORDart by Karen (Proverbs 9:10), Deedee's Digis (Autumn Blessings - store closed)
Tools/Embellishments - Copic Markers, Cuttle Bug embossing folder (Basket Weave), Glossy Accents

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Use Your Stuff Challenge #335 - Mood Board Challenge
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #167 - Autumnal Colors
Crop Stop Link Party #44 - Use items/brands found in the Crop Stop Online Store (I used Cuttlebug, Fiskars, Scotch, Ranger Glossy Accents)
Dare 2B Artzy October Challenge - Fall

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you'll come back soon. I also hope you'll check out the projects on the Word Art Wednesday blog that were made by the rest of the DT. 


Doreen Vasquez said...

Pretty card! Great coloring and I love the embossed BG! Sorry to hear about your back but glad you're feeling better!
Thanks for playing w/ us at UYS - Doreen DT

Esther Asbury said...

What a beautiful fall card! I love those pumpkins and the lovely layout you used for this. The plaid and wood go together perfectly! Thanks for linking this up to the Cropstop blog this month!

renee said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for playing at Use Your Stuff!

Lori said...

This is such a beautiful card! Don't you just love Kristie Marcotte?! I love your pretty fussy cut image and the mix of papers is perfect for this card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Use Your Stuff! -Lori DT

Tammy L said...

I love everything about this card - the design, the colors, the image. Really well done! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again!
Tammy DT Co-ordinator

Crafty Pink Pixie said...

Cute card; love that plaid paper! Thanks for participating in the Dare 2B Artzy October Challenge! -Tasha ☺


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