Friday, May 7, 2010

LOC Faith Art Friday

Each Friday Laura from Layers of Color posts Faith Art Friday - I love these posts, they are not aimed at promoting any product but are purely to share our faith, through our creativity - to encourage and share from the heart!

Faith Art cards are a passion of mine, I love to be able to combine my passion for paper with my passion for HIM!  I am very grateful to my friend Sabrina (okimom2girlz) who sent me so many stamped scriptures, I do type them on the computer but LOVE the fonts used - this one is a Plain Jane from Verve

This beautiful bird is from the Layers of Color  Backyard Birds art stamp set, I have stamped it twice and cut out the bird from the second one, coloured it lightly with chalks and popped in back on with foam dots - I love the dimension it has added.

As I was working on this card I started thinking about the scripture here and I realised I need to take it on board more.  Being weary it seems, is not the same as being tired - when you are tired a good nights sleep can be a huge help - but when you are weary, you are worn down...not just in the physical but more often than not - the heart!!  A weary heart happens to us all throughout life's experiences - I am sure there are none exempt - so when it does, let's remember this verse and apply it.

For me it is one thing to give things to God - but totally another to leave them with Him.  Why do feel I need to take these things that weigh me down back - I have no idea, but I am going to try harder to leave them in His capable hands - they certainly aren't doing me any good!  LOL!  I could learn a lot from the 'Birds of the Air!

This card ios also for the Twisted Sister Challenge this week - monochromatic and featuring a bird - gee, I guess who set that challenge! LOL!

I am linking this to:
Cute Daisy May - As You Like It
Incy Wincy Designs - Anything Goes
Kaboodles - Celebrate Spring
Pile It On - Boyish Colours
Cards for Men - Monochrome
AiFactory - Buttons

Thank you for taking the time to visit today - I always love to see that you have been - even better today as I am not firing on all cylinders - I have bronchitis and love to see your smiling face!!  God bless you!


  1. This is soooo pretty i love it! Thanks for playing at Lexi's Creations

    Hugs Lexi xxx

  2. Hi Linda - praying that you will soon heal - and that you will also be refreshed spirit, soul and body as you rest in HIM.

    Love this card - I am a fan of monochromatic colour schemes so this really appeals to me, and the way you have presented the scripture is beautiful.
    The music behind the bird also reminds me that we find strength in praising God - The joy of the Lord is our strength - how often I am guilty of forgetting that!! Thank you for blessing me with this card.

  3. Hi Linda, fabulous card, love the way youve toned it to. Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men, and good luck with the Challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxx

  4. Fabulous card such a great image, and i love the music paper...x

    Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

  5. This is beautiful thanks for joining us at lexis creations this week

  6. Simply gorgeous Linda and such a wonderful verse! Thanks for the inspiration this morning... I needed it!

  7. What a wonderful card, where DO you come up with these ideas? Beautiful Coloring with the bird and a very lovely verse.

    I was thinking that was my bed till I realized that I was going to have to die first and maybe? make it to heaven.

    Thank you for the visits on my blog, you are so funny girl. ~~~ Finding my Dancing shoes ~~~ Jane.

  8. Oh my goodness, Linda, this is so beautiful!!!The bird image paired with this scripture.....perfect!! Have a wonderful and blessed weekend my friend!! Hugs, Sabrina

  9. Beautiful inspiration, visually and spiritually!

  10. Gorgeous, I love all the vintage touches.
    Thanks for Piling It On this week :)

  11. What an elegant card! Just lovely! Thanks for joining us at PIO!

  12. What an awsome card, birds are just wonderful.

    Hug Jorunn

  13. This is such a beautiful card. Sorry if you get this twice, Blogger being silly! Thanks for playing at Kaboodles. x

  14. This is such a beautiful card. Thanks for playing at Kaboodles.x

  15. Your bird is so, so pretty! Love the colors, Linda.

  16. This is absolutely gorgeous, so glad I got to see it. Thanks for sharing at WhoopsiDaisy this month.

  17. Beautiful card - love the dimension!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  18. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous card! Great job :) Thanks for playing along with PIO. We appreciate your support!

  19. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!

  20. The musical note background goes so well with this bird image Linda. This card is just like your blog title "Lovely"!!!

  21. Fabulous work Linda. Thanks for joining the May WhoopsiDaisy Challenge.

  22. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us over at A Spoon Full of Sugar. Hugs, Maria

  23. This is beautiful,
    Thanks for joining in at Kaboodle Doodles this week,

  24. WOW! Linda this is stunning! I love all the details. You did a fabulous job!
    Thanks for joining us at the Whoopsi Daisy Challenge this month. Hope to see you again next month.

  25. love the bird great layout - Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy.

    Hugs Beccy x


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