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I got some good news!

Yes, I got some good news to share with you today: His mercies are NEW every morning! And there is no way I could be here speaking to you through this post without God's mercy. As his mercies renew we too strenghten and find a way to wake up, get out of our beds and keep going.

This week at Classy Cards 'n Such we have a challenge that we'd love you to join: Time For A "New Year" - Use something new you just received and add some glitter and/or bling. I have been blessed recently with many new goodies, so I used some of them to make my card for today, and I also added some sparkle for the challenge!


I started out by die cutting my card base with Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics. Then I added a patterned paper layer die cut with Our Daily Bread Designs' Flourished Star Pattern set, that I adhered with 1/2" Scor-Tape.

I created a central border with two individual borders die cut with Our Daily Bread Designs' Beautiful Borders. Next I added a flourish oval cut from Echo - Bronze Stardream Metallic using Spellbinders Elegant Ovals. I also used the same set to die cut a smaller oval on which I stamped a sentiment from Our Daily Bread Designs' stamp set Glory.


I thought I'd add a nice metallic detail to the card with this Village Lamp Post from PoppyStamps die cut from Precious Metals Craft Foil by Spellbinders (using the silver back of the foil). I used a piece of 8 1/2" x 11" Double sided adhesive sheet to stick some Sparkle 'n Sprinkle Crystal Ice glitter for the lampost's lights. I added the lampost to the side of the ovals and finished my design with a few Baby Rhinestones - Silver.

I hope you enjoyed today's post and of course I can't sign off without wishing you all a great 2015! May this new year bring many blessings to you and yours!

Thank you for stopping by!

Stop by the blog on January 1st! I will have a jam packed post with lots of surprises for you!

I'd like to submit my card to:
Hiding in my Craft Room - Anything but Christmas 

Comments

  1. Hi Gracie! Just thought I'd pop over & tell you CONGRATULATIONS on your new DT! LOVELY CARD as always!!!!!!! :)

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  2. Congratulations Gracie it is well deserved u r so talented 😌

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  3. Happy New Year Graciellie. Such a pretty card. Love the metallic colors, the elegant die-cuts. Nice design.

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