Saturday, June 1, 2019

Birthday Card for a Very Special Family Member

Hello, Crafty Cardmakers,

I have been AWOL for a few months because life happens.


I am getting back into the swing of posting again, though.  Today's card was made for a very special family member. She is an inspiration to everyone she meets, and I love her so much.

The background piece is from some shelf paper I got, probably at one of the Dollar Stores; it's been in my stash for so long, that I don't remember where I got it.

The sentiment is from Stampabilities, Love Is Patient 02 - it's hard to tell by looking at the photo, but it was stamped with black ink, then heat embossed with clear embossing powder (Tip: you can heat emboss with regular ink--it doesn't have to be with Versamark); it is die cut with Spellbinders Romantic Rectangles; the flower is from Die-Namics Heirloom Rose, and the center part of the flower is a 5-Petal punch from Punch Bunch.  The foliage is from a Martha Stewart Pine Branch Punch.

I have had a lot of fun with melting down Perler Beads (which I got from Amazon); I turn them on end and bake them in a 400 degree oven for 15 minutes. The result is these cute little buttons that are perfect for the center of flowers.

Here is the card:

I am entering this card in the following challenges ending:

Jun 03 Brown Sugar Challenge - Flowers 2E #1
Jun 04 The Paper Shelter - Flowers 3E #1
Jun 05 Word Art Wednesdays - AAG 5E #1
Jun 05 Simon Says Challenge - AG 5E #1
Jun 06 Crafty Catz Challenge - AG 3E #1
Jun 06 Jo's Scrap Shack - AAG 3E #1
Jun 10 Crafty Creations - AAG 2E #1
Jun 15 Creative Fingers Challenge - AG 3E #1

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!

Many rich blessings,

Ginny B

Romans 10:9-10  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

A simple prayer for salvation:  O, God! I know that I am a sinner!  I thank You that Jesus Christ, Your holy Son, was born of a virgin, came and lived a sinless life here on earth, and died on the cross as a sinless sacrifice for my sin. He is no longer dead, but rose from the dead and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.  I accept His atonement for every sin I have ever committed, and receive Your salvation. I put all of my trust in Jesus Christ of Nazareth and receive Him as Lord of my life from this moment on. Thank You, Father God, for this grace given to me!

2 Corinthians 5:17  This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!  NLT