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November 14, 2009

Thankful for Friends of Faith Blog Hop!



Welcome to Scrapbook News and Review Magazine's A Faith Perspective Thankful for Friends of Faith Blog Hop. Today, we're out in force on the internet -- showing our faith and giving the glory to God. United, we stand as Christian paper crafters and blog owners to make a presence on the internet for all to see. We're celebrating the theme of friends and we're happy to share our projects based on the verse:

"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. " Ecc 4:9-10a

If you're just joining in on the fun, you can find the start of the train HERE . First, we would like to take a moment to thank our generous co-sponsors: Layers of Colors Stamps, Gina K Designs Stamps and Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps. Together with Scrapbook News and Review Magazine, these companies have donated some wonderful prizes for today’s blog hop.

Prizes? Oh, yeah! There will be three lucky grand prize winners for today’s event.

To enter, simply hop to the blogs of all of the participating staff members of Scrapbook News and Review Magazine, take note of the staff member’s name, and leave a comment on their posts. Then send us an email at

games@scrapbooknewsandreview.com listing each of the staff members who participated in today’s hop. It’s that easy. All entries must be received by Monday, November 16, 2009 at 12 noon, EST and three winners will be randomly chosen to win.

What are the prizes?

One $100 gift certificate from Layers of Colors Stamps AND a 6 month subscription to Scrapbook News and Review Magazine.

One basket of goodies -- four stamp sets from Gina K Designs and a 6 month subscription to Scrapbook News and Review Magazine.

One set of digital stamps from Sweet ‘n ‘Sassy Stamps and a 3 month subscription to Scrapbook News and Review Magazine.

In addition, every participating staff member of Scrapbook News and Review Magazine will offer a free one-month subscription to the magazine to one of their lucky visitors by simply for leaving a comment on their blog. That's a lot of chances to win, so let’s get to the Hop!

I love to use scripture on my cards, it's a wonderful way to encourage others! I went through my favorites over at SCS and found this card, in it's pretty blues and greens. I changed the scripture, the dp, ribbon, button and stamped image behind the wording. The card also had machine stitching, which I did not add, but I did pierce! lol I hope you're enjoying the hopping....


You should have arrived here from Shauna's blog! Thank you for taking the time to comment!
The next stop on this blog hop is:
Diane Davies.


I was honored when Anne contacted me to be part of this wonderful opportunity to gather with other Christian crafters and glorify the Lord in this fun way!! Thank you Anne!

Praying peace, joy and much love over each and every one of you!!! Be Blessed!!!




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76 comments:

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

this is gorgeous, great job...have a blessed weekend!

enjoy *~*

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Maria, this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL hun!! The colors are gorgeous and love how you've taken the very same verse used in the hop for your creation!! So happy to be joining with you on the blog hop my friend!! HUGS

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

yippee! it's maria!!! I'm so glad your participating as well! I definitely am grateful for my sister in faith. :) BEAUTIFUL card!! Just perfect for this.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is gorgeous Maria!!! I just love your sentiment, colors and design!! What a great testimony my friend!!You are such a blessing!!
hugs,
Chris

Grace said...

Hi Maria!!! It's so good to see you along this hop! I love your card and of course this wonderful verse! It's so wonderful to be a part of this huge endeavor and to find others of like faith! God bless!

MaxineD said...

A wonderful card, and I love the colours you have used.

blessings
Maxine

Liz Williams said...

Maria, I love the changes you made by adding this wonderful scripture. What a beautiful way to share the Word!

Sue @ McMahon Five Designs said...

Hi Maria! What a beautiful card! I love that you used the scripture too. Well Done!

Angella D. Crockett said...

wow, what a gorgeous card! Great colors, great design!! God Bless!

Sal :-) said...

What a great blog & love that card :-D

Lovely Linda said...

This is absolutely gorgeous maria - love the colours you have used too! Thank you for using your God given gift to honor Him! I'm so happy to be a part of this amazing Blog Hop with you! God bless you!!

Danni said...

Very pretty!

Natalie said...

Love the colors you chose, and what a beautiful card!!! Thanks for your prayers! God bless you, too!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

i love all the scriptures you use and this one is fabulous and so true. isn't that what friends are for!

and a gorgeous card to boot!

hugs,

msfreida said...

HOW GORGEOUS! Beautiful colors to pair and what an AWESOME design! Using this scripture as you did, will sure encourage and lift anyone's spirit!

Hugs~

Jessica G. said...

Beautiful card, Mari! The color combo is striking, wonderful sketch, and awesome choice of scripture for the theme!!

Elena said...

Stunning card, Maria! I really love the flower on the background of the saying! Bow looks so gorgeous!

Alisa said...

wonderful card!! TFS!! God bless!

Jane ... said...

Your card is a beautiful combo of colors and a great use of the Scripture! Thanks for sharing and inspiring us all.

Kristine said...

BEAUTIFUL card Maria!! :)

Catherine said...

A lovely card and an elegant way to showcase this verse! Love the color combo!

ZoiHoku said...

This is truely beautiful. I just love the color combination! Have a blessed day, and Thank you!

Anne House said...

Such a pretty card! Thanks for playing along, this weekend!!

Cassie said...

this is gorgeous maria! i love the colors - they are so bright and happy! and i love the overstamping!!

Tenia Nelson said...

Gorgeous card!!! Have a blessed day my dear!!

Crazy Creations said...

I love your card you do so much for everyone your a woderful person .Hugs sarah

Mary said...

Gorgeous card Maria!

hugs
Mary

Rachael said...

What a precious card! It's simply beautiful!

Janine Rachau said...

Lovely card. Be blessed

Flo - Sweetideas said...

Lovely card. Great technique. Thank you.

Mandiannie said...

it's amazing how elegant a sentiment like that makes a card. Beautiful in every way.

Michele's Scrapy Creations said...

Beautiful! THanks for sharing

beadz said...

Lovely card! This is an honor to showcase friendship with my Christian Sisters on the web. Hugs, Gini

Rbarakat said...

Beautiful card!!!

Shelly said...

This is a gorgeous card, Maria. Beautiful, rich colors. I'm loving this faith filled blog hop.

Sharon said...

I love the colors on your beautiful card, Maria.

Laura - Layers of Color said...

What a joyful and encouraging card, Maria! I love the colors!

Thank you for joining us, it's a joy to meet you and glorify God together!

Ice Princess Scrapz said...

I really like the color combination you've used on your friendship card and that wonderful layering! Thanks for participating in this blog hop and sharing your creativity with us. Hugs and blessings.

Debby said...

I love love love this card and how you have the focus verse. Wonderful. TFS

Debby said...

I love this card and they fact you have the focus verse on the front. what an inspriation to a friend who would receive this.

Stacy said...

gorgoeus card!!

thinker said...

beautiful.... LOVE the colours!

Jill said...

beautiful card Maria I love the words hugs Jill xx

NickelNook said...

What a pretty card! I love the colors! I really enjoyed visiting your blog!

miss~nance said...

Maria that is such a pretty card. I love how you layered the verse over a flower stamp - very effective.

This week end has been so wonderful

Blessings

Gail

Joy-N-Jesus said...

Love the card and LOVE the colors! Great job with the challenge!

Lynn said...

I love your card - it is sooo pretty! I really enjoyed looking over your blog, as well. You have so many cute projects posted. I will have to come back when I have more time to look at your creations! Thanks for inspiring us!

khunter47 said...

I love your card. Thank you so much for sharing. God Bless You.

Sammi said...

Hi Maria,
Hope you are well! LOVE your card! It's gorgeous!!
What a great blog hop this is :D
xxx

valken said...

Love the colors on your card. Very pretty

C.C. said...

What a beautiful card, the colors are so bright and pretty! So nice to visit everyone's blog that has a love for the Lord!

Audrey said...

Your card is absolutely stunning. I love using scripture in my cards and often compsoe my sentiments then add scripture.
God Bless!

Marisa said...

This verse was a portion of what we read at our wedding. Wonderfully framed and a great card.

Shirley said...

I am not hopping right, but your card is just beautiful. I love how you stamped off behind your words and the button is a reazlly elegant touch too!

Lynne Phelps said...

This blog hop is fun - I am seeing a lot of great sites I've never seen before!

Paula said...

Nice to visit your blog! Thanks for participating in the hop!

LisaB said...

Love your blog and card... Blessings to you!

Gloria Westerman said...

I love those colors. It's just to cute. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Marsha said...

Very pretty card. I like using scripture too.

Tara said...

Such a lovely card. I adore your color combo and the design. A sweet addition to a wonderful blog hop.

Allison said...

This is so pretty Maria! Love the overstamping idea and that DP...yum!

Diane said...

This is a beautiful creative interpretation of our verse. Love your vibrant colors and love the subtle background behind the verse. Beautiful...

Cr8ive ME said...

It's a small world. Great to see your participating in the hop.

Terrific card.

{hugs}
M.E.

Donna said...

Maria, this is so beautiful I love the colours and the sentiment stamp is beautifully done! I hope you have had a wonderful weekend :) Donna x

EFY said...

Maria, loved the colors, the ribbon, and I really do love the use of scripture ~ no better way to encourage someone.

Blessings

Lorie said...

What a fabulous card, and gorgeous colors! TFS!!

Jerusha said...

What a beautiful card, it is so pretty!! Thanks for blessing me along this hop!

Patti J said...

What a gorgeous card, Maria! Thank you for sharing it! This hop is a special Thanksgiving blessing! Congrats on your Sunflowers and Dragonflies win!!!!

Carol said...

nice blog!
so nice, TFS
Carol<><

Karen from PA said...

Love your card and the colors you used. So happy! Have a blessed week!

Bonnie said...

lovin' the blog hop! be Blessed!

maiahs_momma said...

Stunning cards :)!

Inky Hugs,
Catherine
catlevy@eastlink.ca

Cassie said...

one of my blog hop favs
http://www.toptencreations.blogspot.com

Joan Ervin said...

This is just lovely, Maria...the colors are gorgeous and what a beautiful scripture!!!

Debby said...

I'm a day late and $10 short lately. Better late then never. Now I have to say my eyes popped on this one. I adore it. It is absolutely beautiful.

Nicola said...

This is so beautiful Maria. Fabulous colour combo and touching scripture.
Hugs,
Nicola -x-