Monday, December 7, 2009

Esther's Beauty Framed - Psalm 90:17

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"And let the beauty of the Lord
Our God be upon us,
And establish the work of our
hands for us;
Yes, establish the work
of our hands."

Psalm 90:17

Is this not the perfect verse for stampers?

I was asked to frame this verse for gifts by our pastor's wife. It is one of the verses from the Beth Moore Bible study on Esther and she wanted it framed in these beautiful frames from Michael's to give to her leaders.

I couldn't find the verse anywhere, and since I wanted to emboss it, I had a stamp made at a local rubber stamp company. I wanted the swirl to have some texture, so I got some Stampendous swirl stickers in gold (same one in the blog candy!) and toned them down with Stazon Timber Brown ink. (both papers are the color in the first...that darn camera!)

So dear friends and new visitors, as you prepare for this season, "let the beauty of the Lord.....establish the work of your hands..." as you create beautiful things for those you love.

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My work was accepted for a juried art show! Since I didn't think it would be accepted, I am woefully unprepared!! I will try to post a few things as I'm able. Thanks for being patient.

Merry Christmas!!

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7 comments:

Kelly said...

Oh my...yes that IS the perfect verse for stampers and what a great idea having it made! The frames are perfect for the verse...absolutely beautiful!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Wonderful gifts, Charlene! How lucky to be able to have that verse made into a stamp!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Charle, get out!!! You had that scripture made into a stamp? How cool is that? I love this idea of giving a framed scripture....so special and so perfect!! OMGosh, congrats on the news about the art show. You will do well and be one of the top crafters ;D. You have amazing talent and your gift sets and all other creations are always beathtaking. Keep us posted. Hugs and blessings my friend, Sabrina

acreativeneed said...

How wonderful that you had it made into a stamp!! Beautiful work Charlene and congratulations on having your work accepted for the art show!! Have fun preparing and best of luck!
smiles,Deena

Mary Beth said...

Big Congrats on your acceptance into the art show, that's fantastic! You go, girl!

gdewey1 said...

These came out beautiful!! I'm sure the ladies will love them.

Jessica G. said...

These wonderful frames really spotlight the beautiful verses -- wonderful gift idea!