Saturday, January 10, 2009

This card covers two challenges. First, it is for the Divine Design Bible Verse Challenge 09 at SCS. Check out the link HERE for more information. I chose ODBD Path of Life for my first card for this challenge. This card is also for the Inspiration Challenge (IC162) at SCS today. We were to choose a Tenugui towel. I searched and searched and could not decide on any one pattern. I did find a picture with a stack of several patterns. I thought I could definitely try to use some of those patterns in my card. Here is my inspiration picture. I think I covered the rectangles at the top with the shapes and layer of my card. Swirls, scallops, dots, and interlocking patterns from the dp.
I used some of The Paper Company's brown that I sponged with Ranger Walnut stain to make it look richer in color. I bought a box of some K&Co dp at Michael's yesterday because it was half priced and it came in a very usable 12 X 12 box. I also think that the assortment of the dp is fantastic. The paper may not be the heaviest weight dp, but when layering on cards, it works fine. I stamped the main image onto gp white using Ranger vintage photo ink. I sponged on some pretty in pink, some antique linen, and some more vintage photo so that the image is more of a subtle reference from the scripture. I stamped the scripture and sponged it some as well to match the rest of the card. I used a fiskars border punch and cb corner die cut corner to bring more pink into the card. I added cb swiss dot photo corners for some texture. I added some brown MM brad and used some gold pearls/domes on the top layer and corners to add alittle more elegance to the card.
ODBD Path of Life
The Paper Company's brown, pink pirouette, K & Co. dp
Ranger antique linen, walnut stain, vintage photo, pretty in pink
Fiskar border punch, CB die cut and embossing folder, small long scalloped rectangle Nestabilities, gold pearls/domes, brwon MM brads, sponges


  1. Betty it's so beautifully multi-layered...and I love the soft pink on the path, perfect for the verse. Beautifully done my friend!

  2. Betty..I think this is absolutely beautiful!! I love the pink accents on it!

  3. This is amazing. I love all the many layers and much to look at! Beautiful!!
    hugs, Jami

  4. such a beautiful card, luv it, sue.x


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