Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Bright and Cheery

I have a very special friend named Noni.  I know I've mentioned her before, at least once back when I made a pocket card with all her kids' names tucked inside.  Well, I've been thinking about her a lot lately, and so I decided to make and send her this card.  She is the best example I have ever met of the virtuous woman described in Proverbs 31.  If you haven't read this Proverb lately, I encourage you to get it out, read and study it, and ask yourself how your life is measuring up to become that virtuous woman.  It's such a blessing to have an example in our lives to help encourage us to live our lives the way God has designed for us, and to realize that we CAN become all that God desires of us.  This card was already sent out to Noni.
 
 
I made this card using the "I'm In Stitches" stamp set from Mark's Finest Papers -a Heinrich Co. and also used some JilliBean Soup patterned papers, a Pink Paislee wooden spool button, scrunched seam binding, and washi tape by Freckled Fawn.  This is my Hostess project for the Sketch With a Twist Challenge on Speedy TV.  You can sign up to play along by clicking on this link:  Sketch With a Twist - Speedy TV  -  It's FREE and easy to sign up, and it gives you access to all the challenges on the blog.  I hope you will join us.
 
I'm entering Noni's little friendship card in the following challenges:

http://www.theshabbytearoom.blogspot.com/2012/09/week-131-creative-candy.html - The Shabby TeaRoom - Week #131 - Creative Candy Inspiration Photo
 
http://www.stampinsistersinchrist.blogspot.com/2012/09/challenge-156-romans-323-24_9.html - Stampin' Sisters in Christ - Challenge #156 - Create With Bright Colors
 
 
http://redcarpetstudiochallenge.blogspot.com/2012/09/rcs-2-pun-card-challenge.html - Red Carpet Studio Challenge Blog - Challenge #2 - Pun Card.  I'm SUPER excited to enter this challenge for this amazing new challenge blog.  My "pun" is the sentiment about "the quilt of life" because my friend Noni (who I made this card for) is one "square" in my quilt that I couldn't live without.
 
Thanks for stopping by today.  Hope you're having a blessed week.
 
My Cup Runneth Over,
Karen

19 comments:

  1. que c'est joli, j'adore ton style si shabby, biz

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  2. I really like this card and love the sentiment.

    Patricia

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  3. This is delightful! I love the quote and the tops of those lovely spools!

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  4. Such a lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
    Sarah-Jane xx

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  5. What a lovely card that I'm sure your friend will treasure!

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  6. Wonderful card. Love all the detail. Thank you for joining us at Red Carpet Studio.

    Tonya RCS CDT

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  7. Oh Karen this is beautiful - love all the wee sewing details on it, and the sentiment is so sweet.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Wow, your work with these images is just amazing, Karen!! Gorgeous card!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

    http://gracescraps.blogspot.com/

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  9. Totally awesome Karen. Thanks for joining us at Red Carpet Studio.

    Cheers
    Dawn DT member

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  10. Girl! I need to buy some of those stamps! Thanks for joining us at Red Carpet Studios!

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  11. What an adorable card!! I adore anything created that is quilt inspired!! Thanks for sharing with us in the Tea Room this week :)

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  12. Great card, love all the details!
    Thanks for joining us at Red Carpet Studios Challenge!
    Hugs xx Sandra

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  13. Love quilting. My daughter and I took a class once. Beautiful work! Glad you enjoyed our challenge at Red Carpet Studios,

    Bev DT

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  14. Wow, this is so beautiful! Love your bright colors with the stark white against them. It's such a beautiful card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Stampin Sisters in Christ! Blessings! ~H

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  15. Beautiful card. Love all the details. I love quilting and the sentiment is perfect.

    Nana
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  16. Too pretty. I just love everything about this card.

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