Friday, May 31, 2013

John 3:16

For God so loved the world; that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish,  but have everlasting life.

This is perhaps the most oft quoted verse in the entire Bible. And for good reason!

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This being the last day of the month, it is time for the Crafters of Faith blog group's monthly challenge. This month Jackie is our hostess and she gave us a challenge based on John 3:16.

Here is her challenge (in her words):

This is my most favorite verse in the Bible. It speaks to me about love... a great love that will never end. How awesome!!! For the month of May; I would like you ladies to create something out of love. Interpret this anyway you want... it can be a fave stamp set; some of your fave embellishments, maybe even a project for a loved one. There's so many possibilities & I can't wait to see what you all come up with! Have fun & Happy Stamping.

Jackie, THANK YOU for giving us such a great theme!

Since, like Jackie, John 3:16 is a favorite verse of mine, I decided to make the verse I love the focal part of my card. I didn't have a John 3:16 stamp, so I went to the next best thing... free clip art from the web. ;)

I also added two of my favorite embellishments -
ribbon and pearls!

Another thing I love -
I love to decorate the insides of my cards, too...
so I did.

Thank you for stopping by my blog today! I hope you'll also check out the other Crafters of Faith blogs. You'll find the links in my left side bar.

Image & Sentiment: free clip art from the internet
Cardstock: Recollections Black and Staples White
Designer Paper: Recollections Black & White Paper Pad
Embellishments: Michael's Pearls and Studio G Ribbon


MiamiKel said...

Perfect!! The black and white is such a wonderful contrast (and did you know that is one of Jackie's faves, too!) This is truly stunning and a great take on the bible verse for the challenge!

Best wishes on your packing and getting ready!

I'm so glad you bless the Crafters of Faith group!!

Jacquel said...

Wow! I am LOVING this card Jeanette! The color scheme is awesome & love the layout...Kelly is right LOL!!! Very nice take on the challenge Hun & TFS!!!!

Carol W said...

Oh Jeanette this is simply STUNNING. I love the layout, the inside, the embellishments and the love you have put into this perfect card...Great job my friend. I am blessed to be part of this crafting group and even more blessed to have you as a friend...♥

kiwimeskreations said...

Stunning card Jeanette - love the drama the black and white creates, and yet you have kept the focal point exactly that with the verse.

:: BlueInks :: said...

You know I love black and white themes. You paired papers and ribbon perfectly.

The color scheme is perfect for the verse, in how it makes a statement. Great job on this challenge!

Darlene said...

What a fantastic card! I really love how you made the beautiful scripture the focal point of your card! This card is so classy, just the right amount of embellishment to underscore the verse, not overpower it! Well done my friend!
Blessings for you and your family during your preparations and while you are away. Be safe!

Margaret said...

So lovely, and it's the perfect little image to go with that sentiment. Great job.

Liz Williams said...

How beautiful to use the scripture itself on your lovely card. Powerful words for God's greatest gift to us.

Sharon said...

Beautiful card!! This is my favorite verse as well!!!

Barb said...

Jeanette--your card is stunning! I love the layout and the sweet pearls on the image. I think the black and white color scheme is perfect for this card. And--as usual, I love the inside!

Zella said...

I love that verse too - what a wonderful promise!!! I also always love black & white cards - they are so classic. What a great card to bring the love of Jesus into the life of the recipient.