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Thursday, December 1, 2016

December's Challenge at Scrappy Everyday Miracles

It's time for our December challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month:
   Luke 2:11 
Today in the town of David a savior has been born to you; He is Christ the Lord.

This month I did a card for our Card Sketch:
 I did the background using Color Bursts.  The Merry Christmas is stamped on, and the gifts and tree are stickers.

Here is the Card Sketch:





Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November's Challenge At Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our November challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month:
   Psalm 136:1
Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.  His love endures forever.


This month I did the Scripture Inspiration:
I did a journaling page in my Bible.  I used several colors of paint on the background.  The women giving thanks to the Lord was done with a stencil.  The 'Continually' and the Cross and Dove are stamps.   I wanted the Verse to stand out more on my page, so I printed it out in a larger print, distressed the edges and glued it onto the page.

Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!
  



Saturday, October 1, 2016

October Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our October challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month:
   I am leaving you with a gift--peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don't be troubled or afraid. 
JOHN 14:27

This month I made a card for the Card Challenge:
I used brown cardstock for my background, then added this print cardstock on top of that.
I stamped on the bird, the flowers, the borders and the Hello.

Here is the card sketch to follow:


Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!



Monday, August 1, 2016

August Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our August challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month -
  But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.     Jude 1:20,21

This month I made for our Scripture Inspiration:
I did a Bible journaling page using acrylic paints, some stamps and a stencil.
I tried to do that white crayon resist technique, but it didn't turn out very well...I ended up tearing my page.  So I printed out the verse on white paper and glued it onto my page.


Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!

Friday, July 1, 2016

July's Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our July challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month -
Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 

This month I made a card for our Card challenge:
 I used a multi colored brown cardstock for the background.  Then layered it with a cut out that I have, then added flowers to it.   I did add the saying to it digitally.

Here is the card sketch to follow:



Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June's Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles


It's time for our June challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!
 Scripture Focus for this month -
Hebrews 11:1. "Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see."

This month I made a layout for our LO challenge:
I made this digitally, using a scrapkit from Altered Amanda's Studio
called "Bless Your Heart"

Here is the LO sketch to follow:






Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!



Sunday, May 1, 2016

May's Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our May challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month -
Take delight in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.
Psalm 37:4

This month I'm doing the Scripture Inspiration
 This is a mixed media piece that I did in my journal.  I collaged it with different papers and a song sheet.  Used several different color paints over it, including the little drawings on it.  I did not draw the girl, I traced her on.



Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!

Friday, April 22, 2016

Creative Prompt Technique for His Kingdom Come


I am doing this week's creative prompt for His Kingdom Come.
I am doing a technique I learned in a sketching class I took last year.
This technique is painting with a Stabilo All Pencil, White Gesso & Water.
 
My prompt is:
I Am In Christ
I am making my project based on John 15:1,5
I am a branch of the true Vine, Jesus, a channel of His Life.

John 15:1 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener."
John 15:5 "I am the Vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from Me you can do nothing." 

Jesus is the source of my life.  Without Him I can do nothing.  I am a branch of Him.  If I don't stay in Him, my life is lived in the flesh...and that is disaster!    He is the source of living out my daily life.  I need to stay connected to Him to live out my life and operate for Him, through Him.  He gives me everything I need to live according to His Will and purpose.  To be able to share with others about Him.  To testify of His life and His love.  To walk my life in faith so others see Him through me.
I sit in the comforts of my home, with electricity and all the comforts that it provides that I take for granted.  But if I fail to pay our electric bill and it gets shut off,  it goes dark and cold...absolutely nothing will work.  
That's how it is being connected to Christ...without Him, absolutely nothing will work.

Let's begin on this weeks prompt :)
To begin with, draw your image in using a regular pencil.
Then draw over it with your Stabilo All Pencil.  I used a green stabilo all pencil.
Use a size paint brush that will work good for your image.  I used a pretty small tipped brush.
I put some Gesso in a small throw away cup so I would not get the green color in my bigger jar of Gesso.)
After you have done this...use a paint brush to dip in water and then your gesso and paint it all in.
I then wrote out all of the words and a couple of squiggles & a little heart and did the same technique on them.
After this was completely dry - I sprayed Workable Fixatif over it to set it.
I then used yellow watercolor paint to paint the background in.
After it was completely dry, I then went around all of the edges with Gelatos...I used colors Gold and Yellow.

Here is my finished project

Supplies Used:
Watercolor Cardstock
Pencil
Stabilo All Pencil (I used green)
White Gesso
Water
Paint Brush
Workable Fixatif
Watercolor Paint (for the background)
Gelatos (for the edges - I used Gold & Yellow)

I hope you have enjoyed this technique.
It is a technique that I really enjoy using.  I like the way it looks.


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I hope you have enjoyed this technique!
Thanks for stopping :-)


Sunday, April 10, 2016

Bible Journaling

I have recently gotten into doing Bible Journaling.  The more I do it, the more I am liking it :-)
I have a single column ESV Journaling Bible.

Here are some of the pages I have done.



Friday, April 1, 2016

April's Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our April challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month -
"In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight."
Proverbs 3:6

This month I'm doing the Card Sketch
For my card I used a white card.  I stamped on this cute Gorjuss stamp, added a butterfly and some pink pearls around it.  I did a die cut for my sentiment, and stamped on the Thinking Of You.

Here is the card sketch

I made my card sort of flipped so that the long way is up and down, instead of side ways.

 
Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

March Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our March challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

 Scripture Focus for this month -
They who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31

For this month I did a Bible Journaling page using our Scripture Focus.
I used a stamp of an Eagle that I purchased at His Kingdom Come's Faithart Shoppe, and colored it in with Prismacolor colored pencils.

Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!



Monday, February 1, 2016

February Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our February challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!
 Scripture Focus for this month -
Three things will last forever -- faith, hope, and love-- and the greatest if these is love.
1Corinthians 13:13

 


This month I made a card using this months card sketch:
 I used a piece of black cardstock and embossed a heart pattern on it.  The lace edges are from a patterned cardstock, as in the Happy Birthday logo.  The stars are stickers.

Here is the card sketch:




Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!

Friday, January 1, 2016

January Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles

It's time for our January challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!
 Scripture Focus for this month -
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 1:1

This month I made a card using this months card sketch:
 I used a patterned paper for my background, and also for the strip that goes across it.
I added 3D stickers of a butterfly and some flowers.
I stamped "Just a Note" on a cardstock and cut it out with a wavy craft scissor.

Here is the sketch to follow:

I also made a bookmark with the Scripture Inspiration:


Hope you will come and join us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles
We always have a card sketch, a layout sketch & our Scripture Focus.
Plus a prize!