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Sunday, May 27, 2012

SSIC Not Afraid


This week's Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge is all about not being afraid......and Candace has chosen this scripture:

 
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?" Psalm 118:6


We have been challenged to do something on your card that you're "afraid" of! For example, CAS style, stitching, a vintage look, etc. Just do something you wouldn't normally do!



For me that us leaving so much white on a card - my 'signature style' is to fill it with layers. lace, bling and anything vintage...so I extended the challenge and made my card without any image as well....

But I could not just leave the white plain and had to emboss using the Spellbinders Grand Calibur® Machine and the Enchanted M-Bossabilities.  I love this ribbon, which is lightly wired and created such a gorgeous bow.  I have used a recycled button and snipped the back off.  Quick and easy but so elegant - don't you think and suitable for many occasions!

This card is for the following challenges:
Simply Create Too - Wedding (or Love)
Just Keep on Creating - anything goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything goes
Truly Scrumptious - anything goes
Party Time Tuesdays -  Vintage or Shabby Chic

Thank you to our sponsor Sweet n' Sassy Stamps

Make sure you stop by the Designers Blogs are some amazing inspiration - these ladies are inspirational on so many levels!!

* Kristine * Linda (that's me) * MariLynn * Miejse * Peggysue * Traci M *


Thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!

{{{hugs}}}

24 comments:

  1. very elegant card:)) i like it.
    hugs from poland!

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  2. Simple elegance...a fabulous flair with the understated. I love it! I'm keeping it in my CAS inspirations folder. That ribbon is gorgeous and this is a perfect way to showcase it. Love the card. Have a "clean and simple" week, girlfriend...you're due one!

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  3. Gorgeous card, Linda!! God bless.

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  4. Stunning card and LOVE the lacy ribbon..Loz

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  5. WOW - your CAS card is gorgeous! That ribbon is fantastic!

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  6. Beautiful... really feminine and pretty.

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  7. Beautiful as always, but very minimalist for you! Can the m-bossibilites be used in the Sizixx Big Shot Express?

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  8. Beautiful! And no surprise that you can do it well even if it isn't the 'norm'! =)

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  9. Magnificent, Linda! You should try this more often! You are great at both styles!

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  10. This card is absolutely stunning and would be appropriate for so many occasions. That ribbon is gorgeous!

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  11. Hi Linda! Oooooooo! Your card is SO lovely! Very elegant with that special ribbon. And I love the subtle embossed background. Great CAS card! You did it!
    Have a great (better) week, Sister! You and fam are in my prayers!
    Hugs!
    Sandie

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  12. Beautiful card Linda, and as much as you try to keep your signature a bit different on this card, I can still see 'you' in its creation. :) The ribbon is stunning and this is a lovely card. Wishing you a blessed week with lots of hugs from our heavenly Father.

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  13. Fabulous, that bow is stunning!! Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays!

    ~Melissa, PTT DT

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  14. Even though you cut back to make it less color, it's STILL an absolutely stunning card Linda! That ribbon is gorgeous and really makes a pretty focal point for your card. LOVE IT!! *Ü*

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  15. Amazing card! You have a gift - a gift of exceptional card making. How you can make a CAS into such a work of elegance and beauty - I love it. Have a great week dear friend.

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  16. Linda: Oh, so wonderful! Thank you for entering your project in our Challenge #14 - Wedding [Love].

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com/

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  17. You know I think this is wonderful, but I am happy to state it again :-).
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  18. This is gorgeous! I love the embossing and slight coloring on the edges and that ribbon is so pretty! You did a great job keeping it clean and simple! I Love it!!! ~H

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  19. Absolutely beautiful. I love the embossing and that gorgeous ribbon.

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  20. Wow what fantastic embossing and that bow is absolutely stunning! Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at Pennys and good luck Julie x

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  21. Absolutely lovely card!!! Thanks for joining us at Pennys Paper Challenge. Hope to see you for the next challenge!!

    ~DEANNE~

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  22. Gorgeous - this is so elegant and the ribbon finishes it off perfectly.

    Thanks for joining us at Pennys.

    Helen x

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  23. this card is just too pretty, the bow looks amazing as the main embellishment.

    Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Anything goes, Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along. Sorry about the the delay in leaving my comment I have been overseas and then got sick, I will be announcing the winners and will have the next challenge by 01/09 :)

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Thank you for your comment, I read and appreciate each one - you make my day! {{hugs}}}