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Catching Up

Another crazy busy week last week.  My favorite part (other than spending time with my family, especially the grandbabies) was a Bible Journaling class my daughter bought me for an early Christmas present.  I can see it will be a great way for me to combine my love of creating with my love of God.  I combined the two for the IC challenge on SCS on Saturday when Audrie had us look over one of her Pinterest Boards and select an inspiration.  Here is what I came up with (don't focus on my lack of drawing or writing skills - just focus on the fact that I have started Bible Journaling and I am so excited!!!  Here is the Pin that inspired me if you want to check it out.


I picked another inspirational pin and did this card:


My image is the DRS Designs Triple Holly and the sentiment is Lovely Gifts Christmas GreetingHere is the Pin that inspired me.

Also did one last Thanksgiving card at the end of last week that I never got to post:


It is for the current challenge at DRS Designs which is still open through tomorrow.  It is all about color and the colors are gorgeous!!!  I used several DRS Designs stamps on this one:

Open Leaf
Bountiful Basket
Give Thanks Bible Verse

Hope your week is going really well - I am so looking forward to some stuffing and pumpkin pie!!!

Hugz




Comments

  1. WOW!! These are all just gorgeous Nancy!! Beautiful details every time I see something from you!! Thanks for sharing! HUGS

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  2. Both are amazing cards and I'm so happy for you to receive that wonderful gift from your daughter. Perfect sponging on both cards. they are just beautiful and very meaningful. How are those babies doing? Great I hope. Wishing you the best Thanksgiving ever with these new newest family members.

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  3. Fabulous Bible journal sketch! What a great gift too :) Adore the Thanksgiving card!! Have a blessed Thanksgiving :)

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  4. These are just gorgeous! What a great gift! The feather and the frame die on the white and green card are fabulous! Gorgeous work!

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  5. These are all so nicely done. I would like to learn how to do bible journaling too. You did a great job with your page.

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  6. These are all so nicely done. I would like to learn how to do bible journaling too. You did a great job with your page.

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  7. These are all fabulous Nancy, your page is wonderful - such a lovely gift from your daughter.
    Pauline
    x

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  8. Exceptional creations! Love the card with all the leaves and your Bible journaling is a lovely help in your spiritual walk.

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  9. Beautiful cards Nancy, I love the leaves and the verse
    Kevin xx

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  10. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. How fun to enjoy with new Grand-babies this year. I have loved the bible journal for some time. It would be a beautiful keepsake with your own journaling and drawings.
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  11. I love the Bible journaling. You did a great job on it. That was so sweet of your daughter. I had no idea they had classes for that. Is it online or local? I look forward to seeing more.

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