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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Christ Is Risen Indeed!

Our Daily Bread Designs, ODBDSLC198, Easter Blessings, The Cross, ODBD Ornamental Crosses dies, ODBD Christian Faith Collection Papers, CherylQuilts, Designed by Cheryl Scrivens

Today we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Who did not remain in the tomb but defeated sin and death and bodily rose from the dead. Praise God, He is risen indeed! 

I wanted to share a card with you today after hearing a wonderful Easter sermon reminding me of Christ's love, a love like no other.

For my card, I used a quote from The Cross and added one of the crosses along with some flowers from ODBD's new Ornamental Crosses dies with pearls. I used a sheet from ODBD's Christian Faith Paper Collection for my background, added some ribbon and floss to finish it.

One of my Facebook friends posted this wonderful song by Keith and Kristyn Getty, "Christ is Risen, He is Risen Indeed."  I trust you will enjoy it. Here's a portion of the chorus:

Christ is risen, He is risen indeed!
Oh, sing hallelujah.
Join the chorus, sing with the redeemed:
Christ is risen, He is risen indeed.

What a glorious week it has been as we've considered all that Christ has done for us. He was crucified on the cross, buried, and endured the wrath of God, but defeated sin and death and rose from the dead. "But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep" (1 Corinthians 15:20). He has taken the sting out of death when we trust Christ and Christ alone for our salvation.

Thanks so much for "stopping by" and leaving a comment or sharing a thought. 

For His glory,

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  The Cross (ODBD)
Paper: White (PTI), Pale Plum (SU), Christian Faith Paper Collection (ODBD)
Ink: Black (Versafine), Perfect Plum (SU)
Tools/Accessories: Ornamental Crosses dies (ODBD), Plain Ovals dies (Spellbinders), Lavender Moon satin ribbon (PTI), pearls (Recollections), Perfect Layers tool, Glue n' Seal adhesive, 3M dimensional tape, red tape, DMC floss 3835
Techniques: Sponging
Card Size:  5 1/4" square

8 comments:

Carole Robb Bisson said...

This is truly a tribute to the Day. Thank you for joining us this week and for posting your beautiful project in our Word Art Wednesday challenge.
Blessings,
Carole

DebR said...

This is beautiful Cheryl. Love the colors.

Cathymac said...

Beautiful papers and design, Cheryl! What a wonderful tribute to our risen Lord! Hope you are having a blessed Easter! Hugs!

Leslie Miller said...

This is so rich and beautiful, Cheryl! With all that pretty color I didn't stop to think at first that it's actually a monotone. Very nicely done. The cross almost looks like macrame. I hope you had a lovely Easter!

Becky said...

What a beautiful reminder of what Christ has done. Hugs :)

Greta said...

Love the paper for your background & the little flowers are just the right element for this beautiful card celebrating the true meaning of Easter. Hugs to you, my friend.

Susie said...

A beautifully crafted keepsake in royal purple. Perfect for the King of Kings.

Karen said...

I hope you had a very Happy Easter. Love your beautiful card. The cross is so lacy and lovely. We had a great day on Sunday with family and a special friend.
have a great week...love what you have been creating. Hope you back is holding out.
hugs,
Karen