Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Friends Forever - Love You

The Layers of Color team has a special hop today to honor one of our beloved friends, Grace, who will "retire" as a full-time designer for LOC and become a "Friend of LOC" officially. Her blog, Th-INK-ing of You, was one of the first blogs I discovered 1.5 years ago when I started paper crafting seriously. I was immediately drawn to her beautiful art, and I was ecstatic to find out that she is a sister in the Lord.

Love You Card

Grace, you have been a source of encouragement to me through your prayers and kind words about my work. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous projects that inspire others and for shining brightly for Christ in the paper crafting community. I made this card with you in mind because, I know I speak for everybody in the LOC team...we love you! The Lord bless you and keep you, Grace, on your artistic pursuits.

Here are the links to the other LOC team members:

Love You Card detail

I used Layers of Colors' Fleur Heart and Beloved Wings for my card. I covered the wings with glitter. The papers are Webster's Pages, stamped with the music stamp from Vintage Borders. The ribbon is my own hand-dyed seam binding and the flower is Prima. The sentiment is from SRM Stickers We've Got Your Stickers Sweet.
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  1. Your cards and stamps are just amazing, Nina!!

  2. What a gorgeous card to honor Grace, Nina! The papers, stamps and embellishments coordinate so beautifully together!

  3. Hi Nina! I can't even put words to how I feel today, but you all are making me smile through my tears with these most beautiful creations! I can't believe you've only been crafting "for real" for a year and a half!!! WOW! You are so talented Nina and I'm so glad you are using that skill for the Lord... making HIM the reason behind each creation, each class, each post.... He is truly glorified through you Nina! I love your style and this card is so classic!!! Love the beautiful papers, the seam binding ribbon and the wonderful texture! I am so grateful for the time I've had with LOC and I can't wait to see all He's going to do through this company and each one of you! Thank you for your sweet words and wonderful heart Nina! This card is precious in every way, just like you! I won't be far away... just running a little slower behind the pack is all!
    hugs and prayers,

  4. Nina, what a beautiful tribute card for our friend Grace. I love the wings and the flower that you used. Gorgeous!

  5. Oh Nina, this is beautiful!! Love the stamps you used and such a work of art. Grace is such an encouragement to us all...

  6. That is one awesome tribute to Grace, Nina. wonderful dimension and the colours are beautiful!!


  7. Oh, My, your loving words and beautiful card are so full of heart, Nina! Spoken in such a lovely way for all of us on the LOC DT.

    I love how you layer papers, stamps and fiber elements, Nina. This card sings with joy and love! Gorgeous!!

  8. Nina,
    This card will probably bring tears to Grace's eyes. She is such a sweetheart through and through. She has so much talent and creativeness. God Bless. I am sure all of you will miss her on your team. Knowing Grace she will never be to far away and will probably still mix it up with you often.

  9. Beautiful Nina. I love how you used these 2 images. The wings from behind the flower is so pretty. I know Grace loved this card! Have a blessed week!

  10. Oh Nina, Your card is so lovely and feminine...just like Grace! The words you wrote in tribute to your friendship with Grace were so sincere and loving they brought tears to my eyes. You and Grace both have sweet, sweet spirits. Hugs!


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