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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

ODBDSLC #234 Sketch Challenge

Good morning!
The challenge starting today is a sketch (see below).  I made mine a square.
ODBD Dies: Beautiful Borders

I stamped the Amazing Grace hymn on a piece of the Shabby Rose collection paper.  I also stamped the How Sweet The Sound sentiment on the Shabby Rose.  All the decorative papers today are from the Shabby Rose collection. 
Other embellishments are pre-made roses and leaves and some sheer ribbon.  I sewed each layer to matching card stock then foam taped it all together. 
To see more inspiration please visit my design team sisters:
ElizabethGraciePaulaDianaRobin (you are here)Chris

To see all the projects created for ODBDSLC234 or to join the challenge click here. You have until April 19, 2015 at 8:00pm EDT to join us. By participating in the challenge, you have a chance to win a  $15 ODBD Gift Certificate good towards the purchase of stamps in the “stamps column” on the ODBD website, or to be spotlighted on the ODBD Blog at our next challenge. The random prize winner will be posted on our next challenge post. Please do not post on Flicker as many of us do not have the ability to comment on your cards nor can we spotlight your cards on the blog.


Matthew 10:42 And whoever gives one of these little ones only a cup of cold water in the name of a disciple, assuredly, I say to you, he shall by no means lose his reward.  Luke 6:35 But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High...
God has our reward.  We may receive reward here on earth but His reward in heaven is much greater.  Seek His Kingdom first, give your way to Him, live your life according to His word and always go about doing good like Jesus did...you may not get any thanks or recognition here on earth but you can be sure that God sees everything and He has treasures for you in heaven.  After all, your life after this short one here on earth, is for eternity...that is the life you should be working to receive rewards in. This life is over in an instant compared to eternity...what have you decided about Jesus?  He is either who He said He is, the son of God, the Messiah, the way, the truth and the life or He is the biggest liar and nut case in history...you have to decide.
When your life ends here on earth, the only thing God will ask you is "Did you believe my Son, Jesus is the Savior and rose from the dead for all man".  Pray right now... Lord, forgive me of my sin and come live in my heart.  I believe You are the Christ and You died for my sins then rose again never to die again.  Make my heart new and help me to live for You.
If you don't have a Bible, contact me and I'll see what can be done.


8 comments:

Karen W said...

This is just gorgeous, I love how soft and pretty this card is. Beautifully done!!!

Julie Gearinger said...

Robin, this card is so soft and pretty! Perfect for the sketch challenge and I love the background stamp and sentiment from Amazing Grace that you chose to use- His Grace is amazing!! Hugs to you, my friend and have a blessed week!!

laughingstamper said...

I really like how soft and pretty this card turned out!!! It was an inspiration when I went to work on mine!!! Amazing Grace and this paper are so good together!!!

Diana Nguyen said...

So soft and pretty! The sewing is such a great detail too! Wonderful take on the sketch. And it seems everywhere I look I am being reminded oh His grace - definitely not a coincidence!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is so soft, feminine and gorgeous Robin!! I just love your stamping of the inspirational sentiment (or stanza) on the dp in the round panel, your combo of papers, and the gorgeous take on the sketch. So many beautiful details my friend. Loved reading your thoughts as well!!
hugs,
Chris

joy said...

Love, love, love this card. The soft colors are so appealing and the sentiment is an endearing reminder. Beautiful!

Alshandra said...

Beautiful card Robin. So gorgeous. I love each unique layer! Gorgeous sewing and I love the bow and flowers that you've added too.

CherylQuilts said...

Absolutely gorgeous and so feminine! I love all the beautiful details and your stitching! Hugs!