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!


Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Beautiful Sunrise Lilies

Happy Wednesday!

It's time for me to share another creation using the Sunrise Lily Collection! This week I have a fairly clean and simple card for you using lots of white which is a style I really like!

I love this Eyelet Oval Die and think it showcases the beautiful lily swirl images perfectly. The images were colored with pencils and mineral spirits and then cut with their matching dies. The sentiment is stamped directly on the oval and then the lily swirls were "popped" on the oval around it.

There is lots more inspiration on the Heartfelt Creations Blog this week so be sure to take a look!

I'm submitting this to the following challenges:

Word Art Wednesday #220 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #281 - Layer It Up

Thanks for stopping by to visit!



Beautiful Sunrise Lilies

Heartfelt Creations Products and Products Carried by HC:

HCPC 3722 - Sunrise Lily Swirls Cling
HCPC 3474 - Heartfelt Expressions Cling
HCD1-788 - Sunrise Lily Swirl Die
HCD1-776 - Eyelet Oval Die
368770 - Scor-Pals
159723 - Art Institute Glue - Dries Clear
Other products: Papers: Solar White (Neenah), White (Recollections); Inks: Onyx Black (VersaFine); Accessories: Pirouette Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Bow-Easy Tool, 1/4" White silk ribbon (May Arts), spacer bead, adhesive pearls, Scor-Tape, Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue, Scotch Mounting Tape, mineral spirits, paper stumps, Prismacolor Pencils: Salmon Pink, Pale Vermillion, Mahogany Red, Kelp Green, Marine Green, Sand

Instructions: Card measures 4 1/2" x 6 1/4". Cut white cardstock 4 1/2" x 6 1/4" twice. Score one of these on the 4 1/2" side at 1/4" and add Scor-Tape above score line. Emboss the second piece with the Pirouette Embossing Folder. Adhere the 2 pieces together to create the card base. Stamp sentiment on white cardstock using Onyx Black Ink and die cut using Eyelet Oval Die so that the sentiment is positioned as pictured. Add to card base with Scotch Mounting Tape.

Stamp Sunrise Lily Swirls on Solar White with Onyx Black Ink. Color with pencils and mineral spirits using paper stumps. Die cut with matching dies from the Sunrise Lily Swirls Die and add as pictured using Scotch Mounting Tape. Add Heart of Gold Prills to flower centers using Art Institute Glue.

Create a 9-loop bow using Bow-Easy Tool and white silk ribbon. Add to Eyelet Oval using Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue. Add spacer bead and adhesive pearl to bow using Aleene's Fast Grab Tacky Glue.


  1. Ciao Kathy...un progetto molto elegante e raffinato...BELLISSIMO...abbracci Ada

  2. What a beautiful card Kathy! Love the contrast with the white background and your pretty lilies!

  3. What a gorgeous, gorgeous card! So perfect in every detail!

  4. This is such a gorgeous and elegant card, I love the white with just a pop of color!

  5. Such elegant card & the coloring is beautiful :)

  6. Have a beautiful day is surely the perfect sentiment for this wonderful card. The die is lovely with the Lilies popped up on it. Thank you so much for joining our 220th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. Your creation is inspiring and very beautiful.
    Blessings, Carole

  7. Hello, Kathy!
    What a fabulous card. Your participation in our challenges means SO much to me, and I can thank you enough for playin along with us. I hope you have a blessed week, and that you will join us again soon.
    God bless you,
    Karen Letchworth
    Word Art Wednesday

    P.S. For another fun challenge, please join us at CropStop -

  8. Such a beautiful card and so much detail!Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday Challenge # 220! Ginny

  9. Those flowers on the edge of the oval are really beautiful! TFS!

  10. Oh wow! Your card is absolutely beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!!


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