Thursday, October 20, 2016

Psalm 118:24

Today's card was made using materials that I have had on hand for a very long time. The butterfly punch is from Martha Stewart; the sentiment is from a retired Stampin' Up group and the blue background paper was embossed with a Darice Swirls EF, then inked with purple ink. The paper behind it was also dabbed with purple/lavender ink.  Loose glitter, which is hard to see, was sprinkled on the butterflies. A grosgrain double-looped bow finishes the card.



I am entering this car in the following challenges ending:

Oct 23 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #2
Oct 24 Through the Craft Room Door - AAG 2E #1
Oct 24 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Oct 25 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #2
Oct 29 Bit More Time to Craft - AAG UE
Oct 31 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Oct 31 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Nov 02 Butterfly Challenge - Hoops (Circles) and Harebell 3E #1
Oct 02 Crafty Girls Creations - AAG 3E #1
Nov 04 More Mixed Media Challenge - AG UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Recycled Christmas Card #1

Years ago, before I started making my own Christmas cards, I purchased some from a local store. They were up in a cabinet for years, forgotten and neglected. I pulled them out recently and decided to use them in making creations of my own. I accented the image with gold glitter glue and also loose gold glitter. The little lamb is accented with silver glitter. The berries and eyes of the lion were accented with red liquid paint drops; background paper is embossed. Card is finished with a red double-looped bow.



I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Oct 14 Bit More Time to Craft - AAG UE 
Oct 15 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Oct 17 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Oct 17 Crafty Sentiments - AG 3E #1
Oct 23 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #1
Oct 25 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #1
Oct 25 ABC Christmas Challenge - U is for Under the Pile UE
Oct 31 12 Months of Christmas - Christmas/AG UE
Oct 31 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Oct 31 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Nov 04 More Mixed Media Challenge - AG UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT


Sunday, October 9, 2016

Happy Birthday with Butterflies

Today I used some Stampin' Up background paper (which might be discontinued by now), because it's so cheerful. Looking at the colors makes me smile! It is mounted on a white piece of cardstock which has been run through an EF (doesn't really matter which one, because it is mostly covered), which gives a little extra dimension. The butterflies are cut from the Joy Craft Fantasy Butterflies dies; label is from Spellbinders Fancy Labels. It's finished off with rhinestones, liquid pearls and a coral colored double-looped bow.



This picture shows more of the dimension:


I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Oct 09 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #3
Oct 10 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Oct 10 4 Crafty Chicks - Die Cuts UE
Oct 10 Craft Rocket Challenges - Ribbon 3E #2
Oct 11 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #2
Oct 14 Bit More Time to Craft - AAG UE 
Oct 15 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Oct 16 Deep Ocean Challenges - Favorite Season: Summer UE
Oct 19 Crafty Girls Creations - AAG 3E #2
Oct 30 Crafting with an Attitude - AG 3E #2
Oct 31 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Oct 31 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Nov 04 PDE Linky Party - AG UE
Nov 05 More Mixed Media Challenge - AG UE


Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Thursday, October 6, 2016

C is for Checks and Cyan

I was honored this week to be a guest designer for Valery Anne's Butterfly Challenge.

The card I made used a Darice checkered EF, although the checks in this challenge could also be from gingham patterned paper or cloth, or even gingham ribbon; actually, anything that is checkered would be great.  One of my favorite colors is cyan; if you own a printer, you probably know that one of the cartridge colors is cyan, which is a beautiful color similar to turquoise.The foliage is made from a Cheery Lynn Fanciful Flourish die.  Also used to make the card were pearls, striped ribbon, flower punches.and a thin cyan grosgrain ribbon. The butterfly is cut from the largest die in the Spellbinders Wonderful Wings set.


I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:


Oct 09 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Oct 09 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #2
Oct 10 4 Crafty Chicks - Die Cuts UE
Oct 10 Craft Rocket Challenges - Ribbon 3E #1
Oct 14 Bit More Time to Craft - AAG UE 
Oct 15 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Oct 16 Deep Ocean Challenges - Favorite Season: Summer UE
Oct 19 Crafty Girls Creations - AAG 3E #1
Oct 30 Crafting with an Attitude - AG 3E #1
Oct 31 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Oct 31 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Nov 05 More Mixed Media Challenge - AG UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT




Sunday, October 2, 2016

Isaiah 7:14

Today I used a very lovely sentiment from Word Art Wednesday that they featured some time ago. Their word art is always exquisite, and I can hardly wait to see what Christmas sentiments they start coming up with this year.

The patterned background paper is actually from a discontinued wallpaper book which Sherwin Williams graciously gave to me. The die is Spellbinders Marvelous Squares; also used were gold rhinestones and a gold wire-edged ribbon made into a double-looped bow.



I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Oct 03 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Oct 03 Deep Ocean Challenges - AG UE
Oct 03 Crafty Sentiments - AG 3E #1
Oct 04 Penny's Challenges - Winter/Christmas 3E #1
Oct 05 Brown Sugar Challenge - AG 2E #1
Oct 06 Christmas Blog Challenge - White, Ribbon, Sparkle 3E #1
Oct 07 Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - AG UE
Oct 09 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #1
Oct 10 Creative Moments - AG/Patterned Paper 3E #1
Oct 11 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #1
Oct 11 ABC Christmas Challenge - T is for Two Die Cuts UE
Oct 14 Bit More Time to Craft - AAG UE 
Oct 15 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Oct 31 12 Months of Christmas - Christmas/AG UE
Oct 31 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Oct 31 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT

Thursday, September 22, 2016

White on White with Wire

Today I am entering a challenge that has a very interesting twist to it; it's WIRE! What a challenge!

The guidelines are to make a white on white card, make sure there's a butterfly, and for an extra twist, add something made of wire.

These were used to make the card:

Cottage Cutz Layered Flourish Flower
Paper Studio Ribbon Curls EF
White Ribbon
Pearls
Hand Crafted Wire Butterfly

Here is the card:



I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:


Sep 24 Crafting with an Attitude - AG 3E#1
Sep 24 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Sep 25 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #2
Sep 26 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Sep 26 Creative Moments - AG 3E #2
Sep 29 Bit More Time to Craft - AG UE 
Sep 30 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Sep 30 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Sep 30 Love to Craft Challenge - AG 5E #1
Oct 02 Love to Scrap Challenge - AG 5E #1
Oct 03 Deep Ocean Challenges - AG UE

Oct 05 Butterfly Challenges - White on White/Wire

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Just for You


Today's card was a step out of the ordinary for me--a gate opening card, which was made out of scraps. Here's what were used:

Sue Wilson String Flower Die
Martha Stewart Five Leaf Punch
Retired Stampin' Up Stamp
Spellbinders Lacy Ovals Die
Memory Box Pippa Butterfly
Pink and White Gingham Ribbon
Pearls


I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Sep 22 Simply Papercraft - AAG 3E #2
Sep 20 Through the Craft Room Door - AG 2E #2 
Sep 24 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Sep 25 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #1
Sep 26 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Sep 26 Creative Moments - AG 3E #1
Sep 27 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #2
Sep 29 A Bit More Time to Craft - AG UE 
Sep 30 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Sep 30 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Oct 03 Deep Ocean Challenges - AG UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT


Just for You


Today's card was a step out of the ordinary for me--a gate opening card, which was made out of scraps. 

Front opening card:


Here's what was used:

Sue Wilson String Flower Die
Martha Stewart Five Leaf Punch
Retired Stampin' Up Stamp
Spellbinders Lacy Oval Die
Memory Box Pippa Butterfly Die
Pearls
Pink and White Gingham Ribbon

I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Sep 21 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #2
Sep 22 Simply Papercraft - AAG 3E #2
Sep 22 Simply Papercraft - AAG 3E #2
Sep 20 Through the Craft Room Door - AG 2E #2 
Sep 24 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Sep 25 Lemon Shortbread Challenge - AG 3E #2
Sep 26 Sunny Day Crafting - AAG UE
Sep 29 A Bit More Time to Craft - AG UE 
Sep 30 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Sep 30 Craft-Dee-Bowz - AG with a Handmade Bow UE
Oct 03 Deep Ocean Challenges - AG UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Live in Joy

Today's card has two of my very favorite colors:  Silver and Turquoise/Aqua. The layout is simple, as you can see, but full of sparkle and shine.

Here it is:


Love this sparkly silver paper!



These were made to make the card:

Recollections Cut/Stamp/Emboss Set
TLC Creations Sentiment
Rhinestones
Turquoise Ribbon
Martha Stewart Branch Punch; Royal Butterfly Punch

I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Sep 14 A Bit More Time to Craft - AG UE
Sep 19 Crafty Cardmakers - Layer It Up UE
Sep 17 The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon UE
Sep 18 Love to Scrap Challenge - Two or more flowers 5E #2
Sep 19 Everybody Art Challenge - AG UE
Sep 21 Word Art Wednesday - AG 5E #1
Sep 22 Simply Papercraft - AAG 3E #1
Sep 20 Through the Craft Room Door - AG 2E #1
Sep 30 613 Avenue Create - AAG UE
Sep 30 Outlawz Challenges - Monochrome UE

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I always appreciate your visits. As always, I pray for God's highest and best to you today and every day.  

Numbers 6:24-26  May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace.  NLT


Many rich blessings, Ginny B.


Romans 10:9-11 If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. NLT 


Acts 13:38-39"Brothers, listen! We are here to proclaim that through this man Jesus there is forgiveness for your sins. Everyone who believes in him is declared right with God—something the law of Moses could never do."  NLT