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Sunday, August 15, 2010
Happy Sunday Everyone!!  I hope you are all having a blessed weekend!  Today I have the opportunity of sharing the verse and challenge at Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge this week. This week's host is the uber talented and sweet Randi.

Randi has chosen the verse:  Proverbs 17:22 " A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. " (NIV). Randi is a walking testimony to this verse and inspires me with the Faith in God and optimistic spirit in all she goes through and experiences.  This is a very good verse for us all to be thankful for God has given us realizing it is all from Him and that in all situations, He is our Guide.  There is no greater joy than to know that God is there directing our lives.  He wants to Trust in Him even in the bad times and be joyful.  Are you joyful and depending on Him or are you defeated and not trusting.  Place all you cares on Him and be joyful.

Randi's challenge this week is to make a clean humorous card. Lets see some laughter.
 




















For my creation, I decided to use the fun image from Whimsy stamps called Pear-tunia.  The image just makes you smile with her cheesy smile and her big butt.  I used the
Midnight Madness sketch for this week.  

 

 


The butt of my Pear-tunia is paper pieced with Cosmo Cricket Material Girl paper.  The rest for the dp is Basic Grey Lemonade. 


challenges:
Sew Many Challenge -stitching
Paper take Weekly is having a something old, something new something borrowed or something blue challenge (new pearls, old stamp)
 Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Crafty Angels- something old and something new
Creative card crew- Cute and girly
Midnight Madness sketch
All sorts- paper piecing
Craftalicous- pearls and swirls 
 Pink Elephant- Summer Fun
Flutter By Wednesday- fairy, butterflies or angel
Crafy creations- winged things
Fab n Funky- fave color combo- black and green
Lili Of The Valley Thursday- spring summer or winter

I hope you enjoyed my creations today. For more inspiration for this challenge, please visit:

Grace, Linda, Lisa, Peggysue, Randi, Meisje, Rebecca, and Cindy

For the full devotional and challenge details please visit the Stampin Sisters in Christ Challenge.
DeeDee's Digis is the sponsor for today's Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge and I encourage you to check out the  cute images she has.
Tomorrow Stampin Sisters is celebrating their one year blogoversary.  We will be celebrating with a fun hop.  We hope you can join us for inspiration and prizes!!

Have a great day!!

blessings,

36 comments:

Marley said...

Love it Chris!! I love the paperpiecing on the image.. big hugs x marley

Grace said...

Oh that is too funny Chris! I love the paperpiecing! It made me smile! Great take on the sketch!!! TTYS!
Hugs,
Grace

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
A beautiful card in fabulous colours. I love the image and the stitching is as always fabulous.
Thanks for the inspirational verse.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Amy Johnson said...

What a fun, cheerful card. I like the sketch with this theme! Its perfect for it!

Carol said...

Oh my gosh Chris that image is a hoot! Yes, it did make me smile as I can relate to the big butt!!! lol How cute and full of fun!! Your card is just fabulous...I love it!!! Great job with the sketch. Thank you so much for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

Bear Hugs,
Carol
Midnight Madness Design Team

Cheryl said...

This is brilliant,love your image and those fabulous papers!!! BTW your stitching is amazing!!
Hugs xx

Becky said...

OH Chris I just love this image, I have seen it around but you did a fabulous job on this with the paper piecing and your sewing is always so perfect.

stampinfrog said...

I love this image it just makes me smile!Love the paper piecing and you take on the sketch is fabulous!
Hugs,Connie

Lori said...

Great colour choice Chris, and I love her plaid bloomers, this image is so awesome, great card!

Miesje said...

Oh she is just adorable! I love that card - what fun and it did make me smile!

Courtney said...

This is adorable Chris! I love that image. Thanks for joining us at Penny's. Good Luck!

~Courtney~
PPCC DT

Holly said...

So cute! I love the image.I'm smiling too! Nice take on the sketch this week. Thanks for playing along with us @ Midnight Madness.

Holly
MMSC-GD

Danni said...

Oh she makes me giggle!! What a fun card! Good to see ya again on FBW!

Lori said...

Super cute, I smiled right away! Go big butt girls!

~Jeri~ said...

What a cute and fun card! If that doesn't make ya smile a little smile, nothing will!! Awesome work as always!!

Thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges!

gina g said...

Brilliant card love the fun image. Thanks for joining us at Craftalicious this week. luv gina xx

Ginny said...

all the stitching looks fab, thanks for joining us at FnF

pam124 said...

BUTT really Chris!!! LOL!! I caught some hassling from my last week's comment telling you to make an ugly card once in awhile. They'll never let me forget that one!! Well, I do have to say this isn't ugly, it's a HOOT is what it is!! At first I didn't realize the paper pieced part of the image was the "butt", but when I looked again, I said, "Is that her butt"? Still laughing . . . Okay, so you didn't make an ugly card as your image all all details are one gorgeous piece of work, but you did go to the comic side, so I guess that's something!! INCREDIBLE in every way this week Chris!

Thanks SO MUCH for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week and I hope you can join us again next week!

Hugs
pam
MMSC-GD

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Lovely card!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at TPE!!
Sheri-TPE DT

Melodie said...

Wow, such a gorgeous card with wonderful colours.
Hugs
Melodie

brenda said...

Hi there

What a really fabulous card, thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts Challenge this week and good luck.

B x

p.s: Did you know we have a DT call here http://pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.com/

Priscilla said...

Oh Chris Chris Chris, what to you say? Another fabulous take on the sketch and your image is just adorable. Your face coloring is exceptional.
Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge.
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

Randi said...

She is cracking me up, Chris! I am afraid that she might nit fly very well though with those "pear" sized hips. LOL Great paper piercing.

Chrissie said...

Wow, what a lot of fabulous stitching on this one Chris!
Thanks so much for joining our challenge at the Creative Card Crew!
Chrissie

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

Hi Chris!
I am glad you told me that it was her butt - I thought they were wings.... But now that I look closer I see her wings there. Great card - this will make anyone smile! Love the pearlswirls and the colors!


Thanks for joining Midnight Madess Challenge. Your support is highly valued, and we hope to see you playing with us again real soon ;o)

Mvh
Gunn
MMSCDT

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh my friend this is just adorable!! Thanks for the little snicker, chuckle!! Awesome job on this sketch challenge! Hope you are well ... hugs to ya!

Oh yea ... Thanks for sharing it with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge! Hope to see you again next challenge!!

(nearly forgot that! teehee)

Marlene said...

This is one of my all time favorite stamps! LOVE Peartunia!!! You did an amazing job with her!

Moshie said...

Well you card sure made me cheerful! Love it!!! You did a wonderful job in making a humorous and fun card! Thank you for joining us at Craftalicious. Hugs, Diana

peggysue said...

That did make me smile! What a cute image! And you used it so well with the sketch! I'll have to remember that one, its quite unique! Nice colors too, I am always a fan of green.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Awesome card! Cute! Fun! Lots of details! Adorable!

Thanks for participating in the Stitchy SMC challenge this week!

Papertrails by a paper lover said...

Being pear shaped myself, I totally love this image! Your paper piecing of her pants is great! Very cute card and like all your details! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations!

Sharon Caudle said...

LOL! This is just flippin' adorable! I love her and the design of your card is fabulous! Thanks again for joining us at PTW! :)
big hugs!
Sharon

Silvia said...

Love it! The image is so much fun. Thanks for playing along with us this week at TPE!

Lindsey said...

Great card and fab sketch! Thanks for joining us at Fab and Funkty this week xx

kim.mom said...

SUPER CUTE!!! TFS with us at SMC!

Kirsten said...

Fabulous card love the funny image.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week hugs Kirsten...x

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