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Monday, May 19, 2014

Rejoicing Through...

He was there all along...
Digital Image- Misteri-My Guitar, Created by JenLee - DigiStamps4Joy

Sharing with you this special card I made with one of my favorite of many Misteri images called 'My Guitar' created by JenLee at DigiStamps4Joy. I slowly put it together as I working my way to healthy restoration. I had a really tough battle with a combination of Crohns attacks and a severe upper resperitory infection which made it hard to keep my energies up for long periods. I am so grateful that during those rough and tough times I can lean on God and see that he longs to encourage and bring sunshine into my days.  And one of his blessings is during those times my creativity is  tickled.   In this life journey I am having fun using an array of sorts of pretty shades of yellow on my designs. My heart is happy God is the bright light that overwhelms the darkness that tries to come in and take over my life sometimes so this card is for myself and I plan to frame because it has a special place in my heart as God was my strength when I was at my weakest. 
 I am rejoicing. I am finally doing a lot better.

I had fun making my handmade flowers with old blue jeans and inter-mingling with Martha Stewart Aster flower punch, Recollections flower punches, Spellbinders Shapebilities Rose Creations Shape and pre-made flowers.  I used Anna Griffins dies I bought last year sometime through HSN.com.  She has really been delivering us crafters some marvelous new dies and embossing folders amongst other goodies.

I used Spectrum Noir to color my fun and precious image, Misteri 'My Guitar' as I put lots of pretty layers of dies to showcase her.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Word Art Wednesday #132 - Anything Goes
Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge #36 - Any Digi Goes
Feeling Crafty #28/May - One for the Girls/Ladies
Crafts Galore Encore - May/Anything Goes
Bearly Mine Designs/May challenge- Flowers
ABC Challenge - L for Lots of Layers
Sister Act Card Challenge #57 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #88 - Punch or Dies
Crafts 4 Eternity #176 - To Die For
Lacy Sunshine #33 - Anything Goes
Challenges 4 Everybody #41 - Anything Goes
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I would also like to take this time to give you a personal invitation to join DigiStamps4Joy - Challenge #92 - Anything Goes. The Challenge goes on through Tuesday, May 27th.  Visit the blog and check a couple ways you can win prizes....like you don't have to use a DS4J image but if you do you can win $10.00 in DS4J Store digitial images.



Until next time...this Shabby Chic Grannie is out...Be Safe...Hugs ---God is there through the ups and downs, the highs and lows, the good times and bad...Let Him carry you...I came to find He was and is there all along.


11 comments:

Jackie said...

Gorgeous card and what a fab image.Thank you for sharing with us at BearlyMine this time, good luck,hugs Jackie DT.

Carole Robb Bisson said...

This is such a cheery entry. I hope your health improves each hour as well as your energy. The scripture is one we all need to keep close to our hearts. Thank you for dropping in to visit us at Word Art Wednesday today with this beautiful art. Blessings, Carole

Simko said...

Lovely card with beautifully colored image. Thank you for joining us this month at Bearly-Mine Designs "Flowers" challenge and good luck in the draw. Hope we see you again!
Hugs,
Simona (DT)

karalschuknecht said...

Gorgeous card, the coloring is beautiful, and the embellishments are great. Thanks for joining us this week for our "Punches/Dies." Come back to join us again and good luck.
Karal QKR Stampede DT

Jo Ann said...

This card is gorgeous. What a fun lay-out and love the lush flowers. We are blessed that you joined our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday. I want to encourage you with God's Word in Ephesians 6:7 which says, "Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people."

Hugs and blessings,
JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

Gemma said...

Lovely card I like the image you have used.
Thank you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes challenge #5
Gemma xx

michele said...

Gorgeous card thanks for joining us at crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

Patty Sue 2 said...

Beautiful card and lovely colors! Love the colors you chose! Thank you for joining us at ABC CHALLENGE! Good luck and I hope you will join us again with your lovely work!

Patty Sue 2 said...

Beautiful card and lovely colors! Love the colors you chose! Thank you for joining us at ABC CHALLENGE! Good luck and I hope you will join us again with your lovely work!

Carolyn Cochran said...

Love all the flowers and colors!! Thanks for playing with us at Doodle Pantry!
Carolyn

Natascha said...

I love your card with this cute flowers. Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge Flowers. Hope to see you again soon.

Hugs and good luck,
Natascha