Be Joyful

Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand. Be anxious for nothing, but in EVERYTHING by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the PEACE OF GOD, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7

These are verses I memorized years ago and they are written on my heart. There are times when I still need to remember not to be anxious, but I eventually listen to my heart saying these verses. I didn't really understand what the "peace of God" was until I experienced it. It's having peace inside you, even when you're going through heartbreaking situations and trials. It does "surpass ALL understanding" and you know it comes from GOD alone. Praise the Lord for His wonderful promises!


I love, love, love what I do. I am passionate about the things I create and the talents God has placed in me. I SO appreciate the time you take to look at my things and the comments you all leave me!

Blessings to you!

Kathy

Saturday, March 16, 2013

ODBD 5th Anniversary Release Blog Hop!



Hello everyone! Welcome to the Our Daily Bread designs 5th Anniversary Release Hop! Each year, Kelley allows each of her design team members to submit a Scripture Verse, a sentiment or a quote, and those submissions are made into the Anniversary sets. Today's hop will show most of those submissions, and we truly hope you love them as much as we do!

If you got here from the sweet and talented CHRIS' Blog, you are in the right place! If not, why not start at the ODBD Blog and hop from there?

Here are the details of the hop:

  • Hop will run Mar 16 8:00am EDT to Mar 17 8:00pm EDT
  • Winners announced Mar 18
  • There will be THREE PRIZES of $25.00 Gift Certificates toward stamps! (must be claimed within 2 weeks)
  • To qualify for one of these prizes, simply hop to each designer, leave a comment and return to the ODBD blog to let us know you finished the hop, if you had any problems along the way, and most of all, leave your congratulations on this big milestone for Kelley and Rick!
Now, on to my card...


 

I submitted this sentiment, "I Am Here For You...Always", which is part of the Sentiments Collection 2 Set.  I thought this would be a really nice sentiment for people to use to encourage others for many different situations.  I love the font that they created for this and how it fits beautifully in the Labels 20 Die shape.  I used Le Creme Designer Papers with a color scheme of cream, black, and pale yellow.

Here is a picture of the entire set:



 

From here, I will send you on to the awesomely talented  BETTY'S Blog!

Have fun hopping!

I'm submitting this to the Word Art Wednesday Challenge #71 - Anything Goes.

Blessings!

Kathy

 

107 comments:

  1. What an elegant and beautiful Scripture card Kathy!! I just love the black and cream, your use of patterned dp and your layout! Stunning!
    hugs,
    Chris

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  2. Kathy this is so elegant and beautiful!!! Love the sentiment!

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  3. What a beautiful sentiment.....I know I will use this one often! What a gorgeous card you have created....the black and cream combo is absolutely stunning!!! HUGS!!

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  4. Beautiful Kathy! Love the color combo and how you highlighted the sentiment! Beautifully done! Hugs

    Lori

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  5. Stunning. Fantastic layout. Love the sentiment. Your card has blown me away! Really love it!

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  6. Kathy this gorgious and your right the colors are so go beautiful together.

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  7. Oh yum!!! Love the dp, the dies... love it all!!! So rich and striking!!! I love your sentiment too! I can see using this one often!!!

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  8. Wonderful sentiment Kathy - and I love how you've framed it here. Love the little pearls on the sentiment tag, and your papers and little flowers - so elegant and so beautiful!
    Hugs,
    Audrey

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  9. Stunning, Kathy!! And a beautiful sentiment!

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  10. gorgeous Kathy...hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    hugs *~*

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  11. So who knew black and tan could be so stunning! Nice job!

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  12. WOW! Soft yellows and blacks are almost always elegant, the black making the yellow shine while the yellow softens the black.... This s such a beautiful card - and perfect for all genders and so for so many reasons. Thank you for sharing your incredible God-given gifts!

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  13. Wow--the black is such a striking element in your design Kathy! Love it!

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  14. Extremely elegant card! Wonderful saying! Love the elegant look of the black and cream! TFS God bless!!

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  15. Gorgeous card! Love the mixture of dark and light die cuts and the way you framed that wonderful sentiment!

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  16. Oh, Kathy, I love this card! The colors you selected emphasize the significance of the verse perfectly! What a beautiful reminder of His love! Blessings to you and yours . . . Hugs, Magi Duncan

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  17. What an elegant card. I love the color combination and the sentiment chosen. Blessings!

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  18. Such a beautiful card, I just love it, the color combo, and layout, the sentiment, the bow (well I'm jealous on that part)

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  19. Wow! What a gorgeous card! Love the black and cream color scheme and that beautifully scripted sentiment is absolutely perfect to give encouragement.

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  20. WOW! Stunning card! The colors are striking and the sentiment is superb! I am in love with this. TFS

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  21. Love your choice of colors, breathtaking!

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  22. Wow!! Your card is so elegant and beautiful!!! Love it!!!

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  23. Very elegant card. I like the color selection, die selection and embelleshments.

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  24. Wow Cathy, beautiful. Stunning. Speechless.

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  25. What an elegant beauty you have created!! Absolutely love it!

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  26. Gorgeous, love the sentiment and the color combo is so elegant, lovely framing and like the flowers !

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  27. I have trouble with black, but do like your creation. brings hope in the dark times.

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  28. Simple and elegant!! I just love this card.

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  29. What a beautiful card -- love the classic color combo and of course, the sentiment!

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  30. Love all these sentiments! And your card is great, gorgeous colours. Christine

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  31. Lovely card and a beautiful sentiment!

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  32. Beautiful, Kathy! Love your layout and elegant bow.

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  33. Love the colours you've used. Thanks for sharing.

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  34. The cram and black colors are so stunning, Kathy! Extremely elegant!

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  35. Gorgeous card! The color combo is stunning! Thanks for sharing!

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  36. Stunning card-very elegant. Love the color combo and the sentiment is a winner. Thanks for sharing

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  37. stunning Card love the color. love the Background papers. what a Beautiful Sentiment. thanks for sharing.

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  38. I love beige, of sorts, and black together; such a nice card

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  39. Wow Kathy, I'm with Chris. I love your layout, your use of black & cream, the verse. Very elegant. I had considered getting that Marianne die, but couldn't think how to use it. What an inspiration! Kudos :)

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  40. Gorgeous card, love black and cream together stunning. Mary L Schreiber

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  41. I love this deep, rich color combination. It just gives it such an elegant feeling. Absolutely GORGEOUS all around!
    Thanks so much for sharing this, and have a blessed week!
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  42. Oh, wow. This is beautiful. Love the background, the blacks and creams.

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  43. Rich, regal and gorgeous Kathy. I do like this sentiment, great suggestion.

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  44. Very elegant looking with the colour combo...beautiful.

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  45. Interesting use of black & cream.

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  46. Beautiful card..love the colors you used! I agree with you, the font used on these sentiments is awesome!

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  47. Great card; thank you for sharing!

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  48. This is such a stunning card! Love your sentiment and the pretty detail seen here!

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  49. Very rich looking, great!

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  50. Cards with black always make such a statement - love the BG paper and your dies are just beautiful. Beautiful, beautiful card.

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  51. The black and creme is such an elegant, stunning combination - great card!

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  52. WOW! This is such a striking card!!! Love it!

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  53. Kathy, this is gorgeous! The colors are perfect for an encouraging card and the dies you have used are beautiful. Your layout is fantastic.

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  54. This is absolutely stunning Kathy! I love the color combination and well just everything! This sentiment set is so wonderful!

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  55. Kathy

    This is stunning, I love the colours you have chosen. Its very dramatic.

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  56. love the bow and all of the tones used here. cute, cute , cute.

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  57. I love the colors on this card. You made it look so simple but I am sure it is because of your elegant design. Just gorgeous.
    Melissa T.

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  58. Love the card. Very sophisticated.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  59. Love everything about it. Just so happens that's my favorite color.

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  60. This is gorgeous, Kathy! I love the color scheme. It is inspirational for me! Thank you!

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  61. So beautiful! Black and white (cream) is such an elegant combo and your card is also so elegant.

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  62. Kathy - This is just a card that catches your eye immediately. Love the sentiment and everything else about it!

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  63. Gorgeous card, Kathy! I love the black, cream, and yellow! What a fabulous combination. Great job!

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  64. WOW!Such a very pretty card,Love your sentiment...

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  65. Stunning card. Love the quote and all the details.

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  66. Polka dots...okay. The sentiment is a foundation brick. Nice card.

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  67. Your card is beautiful! Your friend that receives this card will be blessed!

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  68. Beautiful card, Kathy. Your friend who receives this will be very blessed!

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  69. Fantastic card! You designers are all SO talented! All I can do is drool.

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  70. I love black and white well done... and THIS is excellent! What a wonderful sentiment on a beutifu card to send to a friend who is facing difficult times.

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  71. oo very pretty and elegant!!! love everything about it!

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  72. Such a BEAUTIFUL card. Kathy!! It arrived today and I love it!! Thanks!!

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  73. Very definite card with the black accents.

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  74. So beautiful and what vibrancy!! Love the new quotes!!
    Hugs

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  75. love the sentiment and the colors

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  76. Oh my word. Beautiful!!!!!!

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  77. Beautiful design in black and creme. Wonderful encouraging sentiment. This set is a must have.

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  78. This is one gorgeous card! I love all the black...i love the black and gentle yellow together...just beautiful.

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  79. Great card. God bless, Peggy Allen

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  80. What a stunning card! I love the colors and patterned paper. You have the most beautiful cards

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  81. Gorgeous design Kathy and I love your color scheme! So rich and elegant! These sentiments are fabulous ... Thanks for inspiration!
    Darlene
    DAR'S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  82. Kathy, your card is as stunning as it is inspirational. What a fantastic job!

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  83. I like how you put this card together! It is just beautiful!

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  84. This is gorgeous. Love the background paper with the black embellishments and die. Wonderful setting for this sentiment.

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  85. Beautiful choice of black and cream for simple elegance! Love the sentiment!

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  86. Very pretty card. I love the paper you used.

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  87. The sentiment is beautiful and I love the way you used it on your card. It fits a lot of the comments I like to use on my christian friends cards

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  88. What a gorgeous black and white card - I love the simple elegance of it, and of your chosen sentiment too; so few words saying so much.

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  89. Beautiful color scheme, I really like the layering of the die cuts. I don't think I've seen this paper before but I love it!

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  90. What a great card and a sentiment. I do like wording that have different sized fonts.

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  91. Kathy, my sweet friend, your card is out of this world beautiful! I have always loved the La Creme paper and in combination with your amazing sentiment, which I will use over and over again, it is a true masterpiece!! Do I need to send you my address? ;D;D Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

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  92. Love your card...elegant in the beige/black combo.

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  93. Kathy, this is strikingly beautiful...love the sentiment!

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  94. Wonderfully detailed and designed, Kathy! Great sentiment and card!

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  95. Beautiful card, and a really wonderful sentiment...another stamp for on my wish list!

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  96. One of my favorite color combinations and you have done a masterful and beautiful job with it, Kathy. A very gorgeous card!

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  97. Thanks for the inspiration, love the card.

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Thank you for blessing me with your sweet comments!