Today's Teapot Challenge was to make a card inspired by church. Now, being the good pastor's wife that I am, I could hardly pass this challenge by!
The first thing I thought of was hymns so I started with my hymn page torn and sponged and mounted on a base of Kraft also sponged. I had this pretty butterfly already made and sitting on my desk and that reminded me of God's transforming power and His grace poured out on us that enables us to live transformed, beautiful lives for Him. I had started with a piece of Vanilla cs that I sponged with More Mustard and Cajun Craze and stamped with spatter in Early Espresso. I won this butterfly die from The Cat's Pajamas during the Dirty Dozen challenges.To add some color I used the TH Bricked ef with Cajun Craze and the MS Drippy Goo punch in Always Artichoke. I added some black accents with a flourish#10 diecut, K&Co SMASH tape and a black organdy bow. The inside edge has the script word Grace as well as more polka dot tape. I had chosen a hymn about grace so I added a verse about grace also that really sums up what I experience at church: Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and Jesus. 2 Peter 1:2
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 GMT Views: 1259
Your card is beautiful. I was going to use a stamp All is Well with my Soul but I never even inked it. The butterfly is lovely and I like the colors you used but your write up really touched me. God is so good!
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Tue, Sep 25, 2012 @ 7:25 PM
Lovely, lovely card. You have put a lot of thought and love into this card that will speak to many. TFS
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 @ 8:04 PM
Beautiful card and wonderful hymn! I love the verse you selected also! Grace is a such an important word in the Bible and I am sure I don't need to say that to you! LOL But if makes such an impact! I LOVE all your pretty trimmings too! Gorgeous card and I am so glad you shared with us all!!!
Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 @ 8:14 PM
Gail, this is one lovely card for Dorothea!! Love the sketch, music and the great color palette!!
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??