5.02.2012

I'm a very late Calendar Girl! :(



Hi friends ~ it's officially 12:01 here on May 3rd - and today is National Day of Prayer!  What a glorious way to start the day and let it carry you through!  For me personally, I start and end each day in prayer with a multitude of times in between.  It warms my heart, puts a smile on my face, and refreshes my soul :) 


Hebrews 4:16 says "Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need." Truly he hears us, our prayers.  He is bigger than any storm we could possibly be facing - an anchor I held on to so tightly during the last month.   But remember ... with our God we can scale a wall! (Psalm 18:29)  


Each month, the Calendar Girls group posts a challenge for us to follow and create a card based on those instructions ...... and this month our hostess, Miss April (who's real name is Terry!) gave us a whopper of a challenge!  Woah Nellie, did I do a double take with this one ~ but what fun is challenge if it doesn't make us go outside our comfort zone!  Although I struggled with the sketch and more so with the measurements, I finally created my barn quilt card :)  







 And from the 4 sketches I chose to work with this one:








Thanks Terry for this awesome challenging challenge! :)  Be sure to stop by the rest of the Calendar Girls and see what they did with this awesome sketch -- you can find them in my sidebar.  


Blessings to you all this most precious of days in rememberence of our Savior, the one who gave his life so that we may all have this one we are graced with!


Big hugs,

Bigger Blessings!

~Kelly


27 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. I think you did a great quilt block! I can imagine how the measurements would be hard to get just right.

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  2. you are such a blessing to all that know you, prayers still going up for you and your family, love the card to!

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  3. What a beautiful card, just screams home and comfort, which is what I know your home is all about. You did a great job, so it doesn't show it was a challenge to you. Continued prayers to you my friend, always first on my morning and evening prayers.

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  4. This is just beautiful! Looks so comfy... all you need is a good book and a cup of tea! Blessings my friend!

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  5. Kelly that is a beautiful card...great colors...love the sentiment...and yes prayer is something i do several times a day too...i find comfort and happiness..sharing my day good/fabu/bad/ugly helps me see my blessings and have strength when needed

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  6. Wow, great job with the challenge! I like the colors you used and the sentiment is perfect for this card.

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  7. You've created a gorgeous quilt card. The sentiment inside is the perfect finish.

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  8. Boy, you really nailed the sketch! This is absolutely gorgeous. Fabulous job! Have a great weekend.

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  9. Wonderful Card Kelly--You sure did a great job with the challenge this month. I love the colors you choose--and the sentiment on the inside is just perfect!

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  10. Great card, love the colors and papers you used!

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  11. Super fantastic! I love quilts and all the different patterns so I dearly love this card! Wonderful DP's too!
    Lynn

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  12. I love your Quilt Block card Kelly. It is awesome!

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  13. very, very cute Kelly! I love the colors you used and that sentiment is wonderful :)

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  14. What a really pretty card!! Love the quilt design and the colors are really nice together too! :)

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  15. What an awesome design. Love the colors.

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  16. Love your Barn Quilt- you did an amazing job! Your write up was a bit of inspiration and pick me up this AM! Thanks for that!

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  17. Whooooo Nellie...can you say FABULOUS...what an awesome card...love the colors, the sketch you chose oh lets just face it...:) I love everything about it...great job Kelly...♥♥♥

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  18. Yay Kelly! You did a great job on the card this month and I am sooo sorry that it was such a challenge! I know you don't need the added stress right now so I thank you for taking the time to create a beautifull card! It really is GREAT!!

    Big hugs to you and your family!

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  19. what a lovely card...nice addition of the square flowered d/p and centre button too....
    love the color combos too..well done! ♥

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  20. Love this! The colors are fantastic! I'm gonna have to try that sketch!
    Blessings!!

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  21. Kelly, This is beautiful! The designer paper you used reminds me of "vintage, country chic". So pretty. I'd like to give this sketch a try. Oh, your sentiment is just perfect!

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  22. Fabulous card and a great sentiment !

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  23. Beautiful card Kelly! Love the colors and DP. The sentiment inside tops it off perfectly.

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  24. Your card turned out perfect! I really like the colors and the DP's you worked with. Yes, the measurements were a bit of a challenge!!! Especially, for me! LOL Great job!

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  25. Such a lovely quilt card, Kelly! I especially love the sentiment on the inside. Great job!!!

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  26. I love this gorgeous quilt pattern design with this sensational sentiment!! What a lovely creation, Kelly!

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  27. Such a beautiful post and your quilt card is fantastic!! I absolutely love the sentiment!
    Hugs and prayers for your family!!

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