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Adventures in Bible Art & Journaling :: Jesus Turned Their World Upside Down

Bible Art & Journaling

As much as I love the big, colorful Bible art, I need to remember that just getting down the idea is what's important. The words and art on this page were inspired by a lesson I heard at church (journaling is in the book of Luke): Many times, Jesus' teaching was not just new ideas, but the complete opposite of what the world would think - he was turning their world (and ours) upside down. I just added a little bit of paint to my page, stamped the globe (upside down), and then wrote in the notes and doodled a...

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Just Because

Cards & Envelopes

Just because...sometimes you need a card for no particular reason. I love this floral image from the Comfort & Hugs stamp set - it is large enough to carry a card with just a simple sentiment. I added a bit of watercolor and topped it off with a little bit of shimmer. It was easy to create (great for assembly-line style...I've got a few variations to share) and gives a beautiful result. Thanks for stopping by today!   Supplies:  Watercolor Paper: Canson (Watercolor XL 140# Cold Press); Cardstock: Papertrey Ink (Ocean Tides, Royal Velvet); Cardstock for Card Base: Discount Cardstock...

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Parrot Shaker Card

Cards & Envelopes

As I'm gearing up for taking in a little bit of sun this summer, I just couldn't help making a bright, tropical card.  The stamps are from the new Flopsy Birds and Tiny Bubbles stamp sets from Ink Blot Shop. I took the feather images from the Flopsy Birds set and used them as leaves to give my bird a safe place to hide.  Tropical vacation? Yes, please.  Vacation crafting challenge? Yes again.  Have a great day!   Supplies: Stamps: Ink Blot Shop, LLC (Flopsy Birds, Tiny Bubbles); Cardstock: Discount Cardstock (Brilliant White 130#); Ink: Ranger (Archival - Jet Black); Colored Pencils:...

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Embossed Bird Shaker Card

Cards & Envelopes

I don't know if you have tried shaker cards yet or not, but if you haven't - just be aware that they are a little bit addicting to create! For today's card, I embossed this cute bird image from the new Flopsy Birds stamp set on the shaker window. (Perfect for the current SSS embossing challenge.) I kept it clean and simple, and I love how it turned out! Thanks for stopping by today!   Supplies: Stamps: Ink Blot Shop, LLC (Flopsy Birds); Cardstock: Papertrey Ink (Smokey Shadow); Discount Cardstock (Brilliant White 130#); Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye (Cut & Paste - Adorbs...

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New Releases from Ink Blot Shop, LLC!

Cards & Envelopes Shop News

I'm so excited to tell you about two new stamp sets (available now!) from Ink Blot Shop, LLC!  Introducing... Flopsy Birds: (6x8 Clear Stamp Set)  ...and Tiny Bubbles: (4x4 Clear Stamp Set) You may have seen my sneak peek last week, but I wanted to share a couple more cards with you today. The Flopsy Birds set contains lots of bird stamps, plus a few options to help your birds feel at home...this cute bird swing (with two ways to hang it), some branches, and a nest. There are also a couple little accessories tucked in so you can dress up...

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