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Word Art Wednesday With a New Family Friendly Challenge # 649 & 650 & Stamp Simply Prize

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Hello, everyone.  It's time again for the Word Art Wednesday Family-Friendly Challenge.  We have our Devotion by Karen Letchworth to help us in our Christian way, a beautiful verse in Calligraphy by Karen Murray from Collisions 4:6, And a $25 gift drawing from Stamp Simply !  Good Word, another bible verse to add to our treasure chest of verses, and a prize; how awesome is that!  I hope you will take the time to make a card, enter it on the blog Word Art Wednesday, and, most importantly, send it to someone to let them know they are loved! My card Sample this week:  "CAS",  Clean and Simple, not something I do often in my card making. The Background is 4 quilt blocks made by my friend Diane for our quilts for people in need project. I Just loved it with this card. Our digitized verse This verse is a gift to you for your faith art right-click and save. This is such an important verse; if we follow it, our lives become so much easier! I hope you will be able to join us over

Word Art Wednesday and Happy Mothers Day Challenge # 647&648 and a freebie

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 Good Morning. Time again for the Word Art Wednesday Family-Friendly Challenge.  We have our Devotion by Karen Letchworth to help us on our Christian way, a beautiful verse in Calligraphy by Karen Murray from Psalm 113:9, And a $25 gift drawing from Avery Elle ! good Word, another bible verse to add to our treasure chest of verses, and a prize, how awesome is that!  I hope you will take the time to make a card, enter it on the blog, Word Art Wednesday, and most importantly, send it to someone to brighten and bless their day! My card this week features our bible verse with a beautiful watercolor by Mary Cassett done in 1890.       Her artwork is famous for portraying mothers with children in beautiful, loving images. This verse has a special place in my own heart; after 3 miscarriages, I was deeply discouraged and grieving.  During the 4th and 5th pregnancies, the Lord blessed me with two beautiful children and even expanded my tent with my third child, whom I did not birth.  It was all

Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 645-646, Sponsored by Trinity Stamps- $50 prize!

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     Hello Everyone,  It is  Word Art Wednesday! Please take the time to click the blog Word Art Wednesday and check out Karen Letchworth's beautiful devotion and Karen Murphy's Digital Caligraphy featuring this week's verse: Luke 18:1. For inspiration, we have the Design Teams' beautiful card Inspirations.  Why not make a card and enter the challenge.  You can win a lovely gift certificate to Trinity Stamps- A $50 prize!                                       For my cards this month  I decided to use black and white portraits.                                     I love the powerful impact they have paired with the bible verse. This week's card image is by an Etsy seller: Love Junk Journals  from the Joyful Portraits collection. When I looked at this portrait, I really felt Joy in this picture, and I thought this could be me in twenty years!  I hope and pray that the joy of the Lord is seen in my life, don't you? The verse speaks loud and clear for itself.  The c

Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 643-644 Sponsored by Lawn Fawn- $25 prize!

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   Hello Everyone,  It is  Word Art Wednesday! Please take the time to click the blog Word Art Wednesday and check out Karen Letchworth's beautiful devotion and Karen Murphy's Digital Caligraphy featuring this week's verse: Luke 18:1. For inspiration, we have the Design Teams' beautiful card Inspirations.  Why not make a card and enter the challenge.  You may win a lovely gift certificate to Lawn Fawn - A $25 prize !                                       For my cards this month  I decided to use black and white portraits.                                     I love the powerful impact they have paired with the bible verse. The first one uses this wonderful masculine portrait: The public domain image of the man praying was printed on 110# smooth white cardstock and the base card was 130# watercolor paper.  The card is 4.5x6.5 I changed the text color to white. The verse for you to right-click and save: Thank you for stopping by and sharing a few minutes of your busy day.

Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 641-642 Sponsored by Trinity Stamps with a $50.00 Prize!

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Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 639-640 Sponsored by Pretty Pink Posh- $30 prize!

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   Good Morning! It is Word Art Wednesday's Anything Goes Challenge # 635-66.  As always,  anything family-friendly goes a card, an ornament, a journal, or framed art; we love you sharing your talents and creations!   We have our beautiful devotion by Karen Letchworth, a digital scripture gift from Karen Murray, design team inspiration, and a sweet $30.00 prize from  Pretty Pink Posh ! Check the website out; there is something for every type of crafting. My card for this week's verse.   Today's card used a lovely vintage American urban watercolor image.  I did write the artist's name down along with a little info about him, but, surprise, I can find that note! I embossed my pumpkin-colored stucco wall  background and printed it on 130# cold-pressed watercolor paper                                                So many high places to walk in the modern world,                                             I thank God he is with us every step of the way The verse I printed

Word Art Wednesday New Challenge #637-638 with Seth Apter Designs!

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   Good Morning! It is Word Art Wednesday's Anything Goes Challenge # 635-66.  As always,  anything family-friendly goes a card, an ornament, a journal, or framed art; we love you sharing your talents and creations!   We have our beautiful devotion by Karen Letchworth, a digital scripture gift from Karen Murray, design team inspiration, and a sweet $25.00 prize from  Seth Apter Designs ! Check the website out; there is something for every type of crafting. My card for this week's verse.  The stamps I used were this set from Crafty Individuals; I am very fond of these images. The two girls remind me of happy summer vacations at the beach with my sister Robin and the couple holding hands, Steve and I. For this card, I used VersaFine Clair ink on 130# watercolor paper and used watercolors for the coloring. The background was a freebie from Adobe. Here's a hint about background images like this: If you are printing with an inkjet printer, you can tweak the image with a wet pai