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Sunday, April 12, 2015

God Will Lift You...and So Will I

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice (you know it's my fave!)

one of the cards I have on my list to make is for a very dear friend who has just recently received some devastating news. I want her to know that I am here for her. This sentiment today at Create with TLC summed it all up so perfectly.


I'm also using some beautiful free digital items available over at the Crafty Secrets blog. both the bg paper and post card image can be be found there. I hope it creates the peaceful, but encouraging feel that my friend needs right now.

a frame was cut for the postcard image using Spellbinders dies, flowers are a combo of Prima, Wild Orchid Crafts, and my stash, buttons are vintage and stash, twine is from The Twinery, burlap ribbon snippet is from May Arts, vintage sheet music was cut with a Jenni Bowlin punch, and doily is from my stash. distressing and faux stitching complete the card.

I forgot to add that after I cut the frame, I stamped it with a SU! woodgrain bg stamp. there is also a little piece of a ticket hiding under the sentiment banner.

I'm putting together my blog candy and will get that posted soon! hope many of you sign up! welcome to my new followers, too!!!!  :)

Challenges:
Crafty Secrets - April linky party (ribbon: May Arts, twine: Twinery)
613 Ave Create - create your own challenge (square card, encouragement/thinking of you, burlap)
Crafty Calendar - add a sentiment
Pile it On - fancy frames and/or beautiful borders
Robyn's Fetish - use baker's twine
Inksprational - photo inspiration: eggs (nest on postcard) and colors
Brown Sugar - distress
Sister Act - any card goes
Red Rubber Inspirationals - spring flowers
Whimsy Inspiration - use a die cut
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Just Inspirational - stitching
Party Time Tues - anything goes
TTCRD - anything goes
Tues Throwdown - friendship
Mema's - anything goes w/die or punch

25 comments:

Joan B said...

this came out beautiful.. I am sorry your friend needs this

Tracy said...

I can't think of a better cheerleader. :-) I'm sure your support will mean the world to your friend. Beautiful work. Hugs!

Edwina said...

Hi Jennifer, This card is so beautiful! I love the sentiment you used. You do such a great job layering on your card. I am never sure about using the different items like you do. Yet I admire it so much. I love the image you used. it is so pretty. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

Creations by Shirl said...

I'm sure this card will lighten her up, what a beautiful card you created for her too!

Rhonda Miller said...

What a beautiful card.

Anita said...

Such a beautiful card! I hope it cheers your friend up.

Diane said...

Beautiful project and i ma sure your friend will treasure it! Thank you for joining us for our Crafty Secrets April linky party!
Diane CS DT

Stef H said...

this is absolutely gorgeous! your friend will love it!

hugs :)

*Vicki* said...

WOW! This is so pretty!! Yes, your friend will love this!! ;)

*Vicki* said...

Sorry, I forgot to say thank you for sharing your creation with us at Tuesday Throwdown! :) So nice to see your card over there!! HUGS

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Beautiful Jenn! You are always thinking about the other person ... bless you! I'm sure it will bring wonderful comfort to your friend just knowing you are there! Beautiful creation my friend!
Thanks so much for playing along in our April Linky Party at Crafty Secrets! Good Luck!!

Darlene
Crafty Secrets DT
CRAFTY VINTAGE GIRL
CRAFTY SECRETS LINKY PARTY
DAR'S CRAFTY CREATIONS

PS: I will be doing demos for Heartfelt at the Sunday show for Adventures in Stamping on the 26th in Akron. If you are coming please stop by and say hello! HUGS & Good Health to you!

Barbara Thompson said...

Jennifer your card is really nice!! love that wonderful sentiment and flowers! Thank you for playing at Red Rubber Inspirationals this week! Hope to see you again soon! Barb DT host

Karen Hasheck said...

Fabulous card! Thanks for sharing ​it​ with us at Through the Craft Room Door. Hope to see you again soon and good luck in the prize draw!

I am now your newest follower, and would ​be honored​ if you visited my blog and became a follower too:
http://karenskreativekards.blogspot.co​​m/

Payne Holler Cards said...

Hi there ole friend (-: you have been on my mind and finally able to pop over and say Hi...
Pray you are doing well. Your card is wonderful so hoping this means you are feeling stronger ....your creativity is sure rocking! Many hugs to you
Linda

Marina said...

A wonderful collage effect that I am sure will make your friend know she's supported. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next time! Marina

Gloria Stengel said...

Lovely card. I am lifting your friend in prayer. Thanks for playing along in the Crafty Secrets April Linky Party Challenge!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

I love the way you've used our nest from the Birds and Blossoms scraps...it's a very sweet card! Thanks for joining the fun at the Crafty Secrets April Linky Party!
Kathy Clement
Design Team Leader/Crafty Secrets

Andrea Slee said...

Beautifully done! Fabulous layers and embellies! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!
Drea

Chana said...

Very Nicely Done! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana, Owner

Penny said...

Magnificent collage for your friend! I am sure this would be greatly appreciated! I love it! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Sherry said...

Thanxx For Joining Us This Week At The Robyn's Fetish Challenge ,Your Card is Beautiful
Sherry @ RF DT

Em Louise Fairley said...

This is beautiful and I love your sentiment. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create last week and I hope you'll join us again soon.

Hugs,
Em AKA Creative Em
613 Avenue Create DT

Shauna said...

Wow! This card is beautiful! I love how you incorporated so many elements. The farm scene looks great amongst the whole look. I also really like the little bit of burlap with the button. Little touches make a big difference! Thanks for playing with us at Inkspirational!
- Shauna

Elina P. said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at the Party Time Tuesdays Anything Goes Challenge! :)

Bad Kitty said...

Beautiful card