Monday, December 31, 2012

Crafters Of Faith Monthly Challenge

Crafters of Faith is a group of Christian bloggers that met and bonded on SplitCoast Stampers.   Every month, on the last day of the month, we post a card with a theme chosen by a member of our group.  This month’s theme was chosen by Kelly and here’s what she had to say:

For our December challenge, we wish to "SNOW" you our winter inspired Crafter of Faith cards!  Create a card/project using a snowy-winter theme and "ring in the new year with glitter and bling!" Your winter/snow card creation should reflect the beauty of the gift of the season - snow, winter, snowflakes, etc and include bling and glitter to ring in the joy of what will be!

 
When I picked my image, I decided that I would do a spin on the wording “ring in the new year” so I switched it up a little.
 
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Ok, so you might not think it’s as funny and clever as I thought it was but I tried, lol.

My image is a freebie from Dearie Dolls … I just love her digi’s.  I colored it with my Bic Mark-It’s and used my B04 copic for the sky.  The paper is Michael’s Recollections cardstock in red with a green snowflake matt also by Recollections.

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Although you can’t really see the glitter very well, it IS there in the snowflakes.  Here’s a closer look at the sentiment as well.

 

 

 

 

The red bow in the corner is made using Michael’s ribbon that I found on sale one day.

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I added the snowflake brad in the corner to represent the bling.

I forgot to take a picture of the inside but it’s finished off with some white cardstock and a red and white striped glittery ribbon that I adhered just above the bottom of the white cardstock..

That’s it!   Not much to it but it’s all I got, lol.  If you want to check out what the rest of the group made, there is a list of the Crafter’s Of Faith ladies on the right side of my blog.

I’ll be posting more of my Christmas Bonanza cards tomorrow so pop back by and check them out!

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21 comments :

Desire Fourie said...

Sharon this is gorgeous and the bow finishes it off beautifully. Wishing you a wonderful happy, healthy and crafty 2013.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Darlene said...

I don't know what you mean by "it's not much to look at" because I'm looking at one ADORABLE card here, Sharon! Your coloring is so nice and the glitter for snowflakes and the silver brad snowflake are wonderful. I also think your playful sentiment is perfect! Love this one a lot!! Best wishes for the New Year!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

Oh Sharon... your card is so sweet! Love that swinging snowman and all the fun things going on. There certainly IS a lot to look at!

I also want to tell you that I always admire your photography skills. Great look to your blog posts!

MiamiKel said...

Sharon, this is a gem!! WHat a riot - sure brought a smile to my face! What a great play on words and this is the perfect card for the winter/New Year's season upon us!

Blessings to you this new year and wishing you a blessed 2013!

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks, Kelly. When I saw the picture I knew exactly the sentiment I wanted to create. Blessings to you and yours and wishing you a fabulous year ahead.

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks, Jeanette. I received a new camera for my birthday in September so it's been a great asset in creating crisp, clean pictures. Thanks for stopping by and wishing you a blessed and happy 2013.

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks, Darlene. I really need to stop being so critical of myself, lol. I appreciate your kind comments and encouragement. Wishing you a blessed and happy 2013.

~ Sharon ~ said...

Hi Desire, thanks so much for your kind words. They truly are appreciated! All the best to you and yours for a blessed and happy 2013.

Liz Williams said...

Wow, this snowman is really having a good time. This card brings an instant smile for the new year!!! Here's to a really fun 2013!

~ Sharon ~ said...

Haha, thanks Liz. Here's hoping your 2013 is a blast as well. Thanks for stopping by.

marsha said...

What a fun, fabulous card! Your snowman is just adorable and I love your rich colors. Happy New Year!

Carol W said...

Oh my goodness Sharon...what an awesome card. I love it..You have colored it to perfection and just looking at it makes me smile from ear to ear...WEll Done...you nailed this challenge and created a masterpiece....Wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Barb said...

Sharon--your card is so darn cute--I love the image and your sentiment just makes me smile!

Way to rock the final challenge of 2013--and for being a part of this wonderful group of ladies--the Crafters of Faith!

:: BlueInks :: said...

Sharon, you chose the perfect image for the card! So adorable. I love the whimsy feel. The sentiment is just a perfect pairing. Great job on this months challenge!

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks, Marsha! I wish you a happy new year as well.

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks so much, Carol. I appreciate you kind comments and your visit to my blog. Happy new year to you as well.

~ Sharon ~ said...

Thanks, Barb. Your comments are appreciated. Thanks for visiting and happy new year.

maryrose said...

Sharon, this is so super sweet! It looks like your snowman is looking up at that cute bow...adorable!

Jackie said...

Your card is so fun! I love the colors & that snowman is doing one of my fave things....great job with the challenge & TFS!!!

Carolina Little said...

OH Sharon, your card put a big smile in my face today!!!. BEAUTIFUL!!!. So cute!!!

kadie said...

Awwww, this card just makes me smile all over my face! Such a great, fun card for the theme. I'm sorry I missed playing with you gals last month, but I'm so so thankful for this wonderful group! HUGS, kadie