Saturday, May 06, 2017

He is always with us...

Happy Saturday, dear friends! I trust you are having a beautiful weekend. I was playing with some watercoloring using the ZIG Clean Brush Markers, and they definitely were fun to use. But I need more I do with all my watercoloring. 

Anyway, Friday's "Free For All" challenge on Splitcoaststampers was to make a "CAS for me" card. In "stamping" talk that means making a "clean and simple" card that is even more CAS than I would normally make. I wanted to add some pearls or other embellishments, but I held back and merely added a narrow stitched frame. I am also entering this card in my first CAS Watercolour Challenge, and I am entering this card in the Word Art Wednesday Challenge

CherylQuilts, Designed by Cheryl Scrivens, May 2017, Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp, CAS, Splitcoasttampers

It seems I am in need of more and more cards that encourage. When we are going through difficult and even painful times...times of discouragement, sickness, or even the loss of a loved one, it's vital to remember that we are never alone. God designed us for community, and yet even when we feel abandoned...we are really never alone. Our faith is vital, and God has promised:

I will never leave you nor forsake you.
Hebrews 13:5

May God bless and encourage you always, and may you know the One Who is always near. 

Sweet friends, thank you for your visits and comments that I love reading. Your prayers and love continue to mean so much to me! There are many prayers that I lift up in your behalf. Thank you, and may God bless you. 

Blessings, dear friends,

Stamps:  Antique Rose Stem (Hero Arts), Blessed (Simon Says Stamp) 
Paper: Cold press 140# watercolor paper (Strathmore), Soft Sky (SU!), Solar White 110# (Neenah)
Ink:  Onyx Black (Versafine), printer
Tools/Accessories: ZIG Clean Brush Markers (Kuretake), Mini MISTI tool, Single Stitch Line Rectangle dies (My Favorite Things), gold embossing powder, Multi Mono Liquid Glue (Tombow)
Techniques: Watercoloring, embossing
Card Size:  A2