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Sunday, September 11, 2011
Happy Sunday all!!  I hope you are all enjoying the weekend!!  Today it is time for another Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge!!

This week's hostess is Rebecca.  Rebecca chose the verse:
Matthew 7:7-8 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.


I don't know how many of you have been affected by natural disasters or have heard about those who have. How about remembering who died in the terror attack at Ground Zero, the pentagon, and on those hijacked airplanes on this day 10 years ago.  How scary, right?  Yes, but what a comfort to know that we can go to God in prayer, believing that He can deliver.  In all our difficulties, we have God to turn to.  Ask, seek, and knock at His door to walk with you through all your joys and sorrows.  We need not worry about tomorrow.  If God cares about the birds of the air, how much more does He care for you. Pray, Pray, Pray!!!!!!  Yes, God knows what we need before we ask it but He still asks us to ask or seek in His name.


Rebecca's Stampin Sisters in Christ challenge is to include a door on your creation.



Here is my take on the challenge:

I used Bo Bunny Timepiece Collection paper for my background which had a door illustrated on it.  I decided to make a more masculine card including doors.  Behind each door is part of the verse from the Ask, Seek, Knock stamp set at Our Daily Bread Designs.  The fence is created with the ODBD fence die.






I hope you enjoyed my creation.

Be sure to check out  Rebecca's devotional on the SSIC Blog, as I know you'll be blessed!

For more inspiration please visit my DT Sisters:
 Grace,  LindaLisa, MiesjeRebecca,PeggysueKris,  Marilynn,  and
 Traci


Challenges I am entering my creation in:
Stamping in Time (Our Daily Bread Designs)- faux or real stitchingCatch The Bug - Punches or Dies (all the sqaures and doors)Di's Digis Designs Anything GoesFairy Fun Fridays - masculineInspire Me Fridays - always anything goesShow and Tell - Anything goesCraft Us Crazy - Autumn Colors Some Odd Girl -  StitchingDigistamps 4 Joy -  #27 fall colorsSimon Says Stamp - multifold cardsCrazy Amigo Challenge - SewingCreative Card Crew - Anything GoesPaper Take Weekly - Anything Goes Stamp-N-Doodle -  Anything GoesCrafty Boots - Anything GoesWoodware USA  Anything GoesCrafty Pad - Autumn colors (tan, brown and burgundy red)One Stitch at a time- Anything goes



Thanks for stopping by and for all your comments!! They are greatly appreciated!!
Have a great weekend!!


hugs,




44 comments:

angelique (anlou) said...

hiya sweetie
this is such a great idea
i love your card hunni
have a great sunday sweetie
hugs angelique

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
This is a wonderfully comforting card. What a hope we have knowing that these things are true.
Beautiful colours and layout . The way you have created the three doors is brilliant.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Miesje said...

Awesome! I love the open and close of the 3 little doors. You are brilliant! Great card Chris.

Grace said...

Chris I love your door card! Love the verse broken up into parts and the opening doors! Great take on the challenge! We're taking the kids back home today:( but have had a great time! TTYS!
hugs,
Grace

Wilma Z said...

Chris, beautiful card. Love all the doors and the message. Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at Di's Digis.

CraftygasheadZo said...

Wonderful! Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Boots. Zo x

Marilyn Webb said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us this week at Catch The Bug.
hugs
Marilyn

sandee said...

I love this! How creative! :)

Hazel said...

Wonderful idea, beautifully made. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hazel x

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Stunning card!!!!! Never seen anything like this. You left me with some wonderful inspiration. Thank you!

wannabcre8tive said...

What a pretty card. I love that stamp set.

Beth aka BR-T said...

What a wonderful card Chris, very uplifting!

Sandra said...

Wow this is just so awesome!! the effects are so real like gorgeous colours and gorgeous image:) Sandra H

Lori said...

I love your take on the challenge! The buttons are perfect to open the windows.

Dawn said...

How Beautiful! Great concept! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad this week!
Good Luck
Hugs
Dawn xx

Traci M said...

Chris, this is a great idea and the inspiration verse really speaks with the doors opening up...very dramatic and beautiful card!! Have a blessed week!

Nicki-twinklebug said...

How cool Mom!I love how the doors open and the picket fence is sooo cool!I love you!
HUgs,
Nicki

Frea said...

Beautiful card Chris, and indeed one very suited for a man! Have a blessed Sunday, hugs Frea

majsan said...

Beutiful work and a great ideg to "hide " the text...
Thank you for joining us at CRAFT US CRAZY
Hugs
Maria

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Chris.

Hugs Riet.xx

Becky said...

Gorgeous card Chris, great job on this challenge :)

velta said...

Amazingly beautiful Chris....One of the best creations I have seen in a long time....sorry I have not been around...I think I have taken on too many DT positions...and working full time also takes it's toll...Thanks for sharing. I hope you have a great week!!

Melodie said...

Fabolous card, I love also the wonderful warm colours.
Hugs
Melodie

Denise @ kc242 said...

Hi Chris! What a beautiful and elegant card. Love your design, as always top-notch! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Creative Card Crew!
Denise
CCC-DT

Bunny said...

Lovely card, Thanx for joining us at Digistamps4joy and good luck..

Caz DS4J DT

Amy Tidd said...

What an original idea! Thanks for playing along with the first crafty boots challenge! Amyxx

1CardCreator said...

Lovely card, the sentiment is perfect!

Shelly said...

Interesting card! Thanks for joining us at Digi Designs Challenge Blog! Shelly ;)

Peggysuez said...

This is so very clever, love what you did with the verse, what a lot of cutting involved! Lovely colors too.

Kristine said...

WOW Chris, you had the PERFECT images for this challenge and the actual doors you created are genius too ~ love it!!

Sande said...

So fabulous, Chris! What a great Idea.

Thanks for joining us on the first "Anything goes" challenge at Di's Digi Designs. Hope to see you again soon!

Hugs, Sande xx

Lorraine said...

Fabulous. It's a beautiful card. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

Maria said...

This is fabulous!
Thanks for playing in he Goodbye Summer challenge at The Crafty Pad this week!
Hugs
Maria

Ellis said...

Wow, what a ggreat card and fun with the little doors! =)
Thanks for joining us at Digistamps4joy! =)
Hugs, Elenor

Debs said...

Beautiful card with such a lovely sentiment behind it, thanks so much for sharing with us at One Stitch at a Time and Prairie Fairy Fridays
Debs
xxx

Cammy said...

What a beautiful card, Chris! Very elegant and so appropriate! Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

This is really so clever...love the little flaps with sentiments behind...PERFECT!!

Made by Mandy said...

Very clever design

Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT

Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

Dee's Craft Room said...

Another great card.

Dionne
Crafty Boots Team

Cor* said...

Such a beautiful post Chris. I love your creation. So soft and touching with the hidden sentiments. Thanks so much for being ODD with us this week at SOG!

Betty Wright said...

Gorgeous, Chris! Great colors and detailing! Love the door sentiment design! Thanks so much for supporting ODBD Stamping In Time Challenge!

Tracey Brossart said...

Very masculine! Love the doors that open to wonderful sentiments! Fantastic job!

Thanks for playing along with us at "Prairie Fairy Fridays" and good luck! :D

Hugz,
xx Tracey xx

Caz said...

Beautiful card, thank you so much for joining in with our stitching challenge on Some Odd Girl.
Caz
x

Elena said...

Classic and elegant card, so full of poetry and elegant details... Great stitching!
Thanks for join with us this time at Some Odd Girl, hope to find you again for next challenge!

Hugs,
Elena

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