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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

ColourQ Challenge # 189

There is a little story behind this "Joy" card...last Saturday I was at a Mother's Day luncheon at my church...the two hosts of the event talked about 'serving with love' and when you serve with love you are filled with joy and you spread that joy to others.  They then each held up a jar of JOY liquid detergent and told us they were passing the "Joy" to a random lady in the room, and throughout the luncheon, that person could then pass it on to someone else!  And the other thing they mentioned about the word "JOY" is that it could be an acronym for Jesus Over You!  Do you love it?  The Joy certainly comes from the love of Our Lord, and He would definitely want us to pass that love or joy on...so I made this card to give to the two hostesses!  They are two very special ladies!  The inspiration from this card came from Betsy Veldman HERE .  Now I really liked how she did her card, but when I tried it, it just didn't look quite right to me, so I just stamped the same joy flower all over the page...I did emboss the die though onto various parts of the card.

This is going to the ColourQ Challenge which you can access HERE .

Papertrey Ink products:
 paper:  white, black
 ink:  berry sorbet, pure poppy, limeade ice, memento black
 stamps:  Signature Series:  Flower, Hello Sunshine
 die: Signature Series:  flower die

5 comments:

  1. Very pretty Col. Lovely stamping and embossing.

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  2. So pretty! Love the die embossing! So glad you joined us at the ColourQ Joyce!!

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  3. Very cool card, Colleen, love the embossing with the stamping! thanks for sharing your card with us at the colourQ this week.

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  4. I think your version is just al lovely as Betsy's!

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  5. What a great card. I love the embossing you did. So glad you joined us at the ColourQ.

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