Thursday, February 24, 2011
Bible Verse Thursday Challenge and ODBD Sneak Peek!!
Happy Thursday, everyone!!! Time for another Bible Verse Thursday Challenge at Christian Paper Crafts! This week's challenge is similar to an inspiration challenge. I was recently reading about John The Baptist in Matthew and thought he would be a wonderful inspirational theme for Bible Verse Thursday. John states in Matthew 3:30, "He must increase, but I must decrease." These words have always stuck in my head, especially when my world gets wrapped around me instead of the Lord.....this verse is always an attitude adjustment for me. Now, as far as paper-crafting, the same applies. Sometimes we get all wrapped up in the pretty papers and popular doo-dads and His message gets a little lost. So, for today, the challenge theme of "John, The Baptist" may be used in many ways....here are some examples:Less is More (create a project with less embellishments and more focus on His word),since John the Baptist wore skins, use something fuzzy or furry on your project;he was also known to live in the wilderness and eat locusts and honey...incorporate something from these attributes;John baptized many, including our Savior.....create a project about baptism.The possibilities here are up to you.....hope you can play along!! For my sample, I chose the "Less is More" option.....no extra layers, no sponging, and no paper piercing....very CAS for me!
I have used a brand new set from Our Daily Bread designs, "Daffodil Tag Set", which will be released on March 1st. The tag was stamped, colored, and cut out with the ODBD "Tag Die", then layered over an A2 sized card (Daffodil Delight) which was "Cuttlebug'd" with a Polka Dots embossing folder. The pearls are by Zva Creative, the May Arts satin ribbon was gathered and tied with SU Linen Thread, and there are several sprays of "Pearl" Glimmer Mist.
Along with Bible Verse Thursday, I have used the following challenges in the making of this card:
Wednesday CASE Artist challenge at Christian Paper Crafts is to choose a project from Korin's gallery.....I chose this clean and simple beauty!;
Color Create: Choose 3 fruits from the inspiration photo: green apple, banana, and papaya;
Stampin B's: Use a flower on your project;
Creative Cottage: Fabulous Florals;
Freshly Brewed Challenges: Ribbons and bows;
Frosted Designs: No designer paper.
Thanks so much for stopping by today!!! God Bless!!!