Jul 13 2008

I Am Not What I Was …

Published by at 3:48 am under Cuttlebug Fun,Our Daily Bread Designs

Cross Set I’m Not What I was 475×457Today I’ve used the 2nd largest cross in the set, “The Cross of Christ“.  This one is approximately 1.5″ wide X 2.25” high .. a wonderful ‘medium’ size.   I’ve chosen the quote from John Newton, which is one of 3 different verses included in the set.  What a versatile set this is!  It also includes some single words to use, including “grace”, “to you”, “Easter”, and “Blessings”.  You can use them together or separately, and the fonts are beautiful as well.   I knew when I first received this, I knew that I wanted to layer the cross with a verse.  There are so many possibilities.   I hope you enjoy this view as a starting point for layering text over an image.  Tex’s Tip:  When layering text over an image, sample your ink selections on scrap C/S first.  You’ll have great results with a softer or pale color for the image, and a darker neutral or dark color atop for the text.  I hope you’ll try this on one of your upcoming creations!  If you will post your link here, I would love to see what you come up with!    Thanks for visiting Savor the Journey today!

Cross I’m not what I was closeup 375×348.

Card Recipe:  STAMPS >> “The Cross of Christ” (Our Daily Bread Designs).  INKS >>  Palette Noir Black, SU Classic Pale Plum, SU Craft Whisper White.  PAPERS >>  Cryogen White, Prism Razzleberry Medium & Dark, Prism Wizard Dark, True Faith Purple Cross Collage (All Prism and True Faith papers are available at Our Daily Bread Designs.)  ACCESSORIES >> Cuttlebug Swiss Dots, Dew Drops Pearls, Offray Satin Ribbon, Corner Rounder Punch, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Foam Tape.

15 responses so far

15 Responses to “I Am Not What I Was …”

  1. Stevie says:

    Beautiful card Tex. I hope your feeling better Sweetie !!

  2. suthnheart says:

    beautiful, as always. and by the cross, not being what we once were, that is the wonderful hope we have, isn’t it?

    love you, tex!

  3. Misti says:

    I LOVE that saying! Great card Bev! I really appreciate ODB stamps!!

  4. Meda says:

    This sentiment is great! Actually all these Bible verses are great to collect and use as often as possible on cards to spread the Word of Christ! It makes you remember who you are. Thanks for sharing this card, Bev!

  5. Janette says:

    this is so soft, pretty and elegant. Love the bow too.

  6. loricraig says:

    OH – my goodness…. I absolutely love this.. can’t wait to see you THURSDAY!!! Hugs!

  7. Kerry D-C says:

    another very pretty and sophisticated card!

  8. MichelleY says:

    What an AWESOME verse….and so very true! I love the cross shadow behind the words, too! You are such a wonderful stamper, Tex! Love Ya, Girl!

  9. This is just gorgeous!!

  10. leslierich says:

    Very beautiful, Bev, and what lovely words to think about. You’re doing wonderful works with these stamps!

  11. Debbie Fisher says:

    Bev, this is just soooo beautiful!

  12. Manna says:

    Another beautiful card, Bev! I’m thankful I’m not what I was! What a blessing! Thanks for sharing!

  13. Angie Z ~ Duckwaddlequack says:

    This is just so very lovely! Such a pretty layout and colors. Have a great day!

  14. Cheri Higdon says:

    There are no words for the true beauty of this card. It takes my breath away. Absolutely love. I have to find those stamps.

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