Friday, February 25, 2011

Paper Tree House Blog Hop

Picnik collage

Welcome to Paper Tree House Studio's Friends, Love, and Faith Blog Hop.   As a paper artist, it’s so fun to get together and inspire one another through things such as blog hops.  This post is not only meant to inspire you through artwork, eye candy and prizes but also through the message. 

I was so excited to find out the theme of this hop because Isaiah 40:31 is and has always been my life verse.  What does that mean?  For me, it’s the verse that stood out to me as a young girl (only 11 years old.)  That’s when it became very real to me and I began to understand that no matter what I am going through, when I spend time with Jesus, reading and praying, He is faithful and He gives me peace and strength.  Over all these years, I have come back to this verse time and time again to be reminded that no matter how hopeless the situation seems, He will carry me through and give me strength.  There is nothing quite like having that kind of peace in your life; knowing that whatever comes your way, God will help you through it. 

If hope and pray that this verse has been and will continue to be an inspiration to you.

          On to the hop

Today, we're out in force on the internet -- showing our faith and giving the glory to God. United, we stand as Christian paper crafters and blog owners to make a presence on the internet for all to see. If you are hopping with us, you should have hopped over from Nancy.  If you happened to just come across this post and you want to join in on the fun, make sure you jump over to the beginning so that you do not miss out:

Paper Tree House Studio
We're celebrating the theme of faith and we're happy to share our projects with you based on the verse:

"...those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." (Isaiah 40:31)

First, we would like to take a moment to thank our generous co-sponsors: : Zutter, Paper Trunk, Create 365, Memorable Seasons, Scrapbook News and Review, as well as Papperie.  Together with Paper Tree House Studio, these companies have donated some wonderful prizes for today's blog hop.

Prizes?

Oh, yeah! There will be three lucky grand prize winners for today's event.

To enter, simply hop through the blogs and take note of all of the participating DT members of Paper Tree House Studio, and make sure to jot down the "blessed words" they will have in their post, and leave a comment on their posts. Once you gather all of the words, you will have another special Scripture to inspire you to create while leaving His legacy. Then send us an email at mypapertreehousedt@gmail.com listing each of the staff members who participated in today's hop and the completed Scripture. It's that easy. All entries must be received by Monday, February 28, 2011 at 12 noon, EST and seven winners will be randomly chosen to win.

What are the prizes?

One Cricut Gypsy from Paper Tree House Studio
One Bind-it-All from Zutter

One baggy of goodies from Create 365
One baggy of goodies from Papperie
One baggy of goodies from Paper Trunk
One year subscription to Scrapbook News and Review
One $15 gift card to Memorable Seasons so that you can purchase your favorite goodies!!

In addition, many of our participating bloggers will have amazing blog candy and RAKS available for one of their blessed visitors by simply leaving a comment and becoming a follower on their blog. That's a lot of chances to win, so let's get to the Hop!

I created this card with my friend Jaclyn in mind.  She is a young mom of three children who has been through the most tragic accident.  Yet, her and her family continue to trust in God as she gains small bits and pieces of her life back every day.  Their lives are full of gratefulness and thanksgiving.  It’s so inspiring!Paper Tree cardSupplies:  Cardstock – Bazzill; Pattern Paper – October Afternoon (Thrift Shop);  Spellbinders Die template – S4-310 Labels Eighteen; Ribbon – May Arts;  Brad – 7 Gypsies; Button – Grandma’s drawer

As well as the fabulous prizes listed above, I wanted to offer you a chance at a little something myself.  Pictured here are some Pink Paislee Rub-ons, a Maya Road mini bird album and some Doodlebug Design brads.  This RAK will close at the same time as the hop.  Please be sure to contact me if you are a winner. My last blog winner has still not contacted me and if I can’t get in touch with her, I will be offering up that RAK again soon.

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The next stop on this blog hop is Rachelle.  Have fun!

God bless your day!

Julie

51 comments:

antenucci said...

Beautiful - thanks for sharing!

ScrappyNancy said...

Wow, your card is beautiful!

Amanda said...

Beautiful card!! TFS!

amandawoodau at hotmail dot com

Shawnee said...

I love the colors on your card. Very elegant.

Shawnee
http://quiverofangels.blogspot.com

:corinne: said...

What a darling card. Just beautiful. Glad I was able to come across your blog. :)

Eva - Esaga said...

Me encanta la tarjeta por su mensaje y forma.
Besos

Becky Dunham said...

This is gorgeous Julie! I love this verse - it is one of my favorites. I am loving this hop - so inspiring in sooo many ways.

artnsoul said...

Love the color combination. Thank God for such great talent.

McVic said...

Very pretty card. Im a new follower.
kacee
youhadmeatscrap.blogspot.com

wendy scrappings said...

Love the card!!

Thanks for sharing.

Sueli Pinheiro said...

Beautiful card!Beautiful post and testimony.
Blessings from Spain.

Leigh said...

I love that verse, too, Julie! It was nice reading what you wrote about it.
And your card is gorgeous!

Megan A. said...

this is beautiful! love how elegant it is! thanks for your comment on my blog!

Scrap y algo mas said...

Hola, soy misionera en España y me ha encantado este tema. ¡Enhorabuena!
Que Dios te bendiga.

Tirza de Mendonça

Shelle and Dan said...

That card is so lovely!

Rachelle said...

Beautiful Card! Thank You so much for sharing your story how the Lord spoke to you at such an early age.

rachelle-rachellesplace.blogspot.com

Nena said...

Me encanta tu tarjeta, los colores que usaste la hacen ver muy elegante, hermoso proyecto, Dios te bendiga amiga!

Polly said...

Julie, hermosa historia que inspira la tarjeta, me encanta el resultado. Gracias por compartir el significado del versículo.
Dios te bendiga.
saludos venezolanos
manualidadespolly.blogspot.com

Rosy (Chile) said...

muy hermosos!!!!!!
saludos y bendiciones!
Rosy

Catherine Schroeder said...

I am glad I stopped by! Such a fabulous card! :D Thanks for sharing your materials!

BunnyFreak said...

Stunning card.
username at yahoo dot com

AJoy said...

Very sweet.


April
nginerd at gmail dot com
http://ajoy2scrap.blogspot.com

SHELL said...

Such a beautiful card... nice and elegant!! I'm sure you friend enjoyed receiving such a beautiful card. I'm a new follower.

Selina said...

What a lovely card! Very elegant! Thanks for sharing your faith & talents with us.

I'm a new follower!
Can be reached by comment at:
http://www.mudpiereality.blogspot.com

Jackie said...

Beautiful card! <3

Anna said...

Just awesome. So very classy.
thanks for the chance to win.
I am a follower.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

velez_lourdes said...

EN TU TARJETA MUESTRAS EL AMOR DE DIOS A TU AMIGA...QUE HERMOSA ES EN LOS DETALLES Y SOBRE TODO EN EL MENSAJE...BENDICIONES =]

pjmrg717 said...

I love all of this. Thanks for being a part in this blog hop.

Ledia..... said...

que linda tarjeta!!!!!! muy elegante.... que bonito lo que dios ha inspirado en ti!!!!!!!!

saludos!!!!!!!

fabitolana said...

Que bonita tarjeta ...muy ispiradora ...
cariños desde Chile

anna gs said...

Beautiful card !!!
Hugs,

ANNA

AngMomof3 said...

Hey, so excited for your first publication in CK! I'm gonna follow you to see you through it. I love your card too-- looks like your friend has a tough road ahead. Good thing she's a woman of faith!
Thanks for stopping by my blog. :)

Janet Z said...

Gorgeous card!

jennifer7a6 said...

Beautiful card! Very elegant!

~Jennifer
mycreativecrafting.blogspot.com

rubi said...

The very beautiful and elegant card benedictions and already I am your follower.

http://inspirationanddesigvera.blogspot.com/

kirsten said...

Nice blog... I love your projects.

Thanks for the chance to win.

God bless.

Misty said...

That card is Breathtaking!!

http://deliteful-gifts.blogspot.com/

Cindylu2u said...

Your card is beautiful, thanks for the hop!
Cindy
miller896042 at bellsouth dot net

pinklula said...

SOY velez_lourdes Y YA TENGO BLOG GARCIAS A USTEDES....YEEEAAAA...BENDICIONES

Marley said...

Ohhh wow your card is so beautiful! Love the design paper and the big bow.. really awesome! Im your new follower and thank you so much for sharing your work in this awesome bloghop! hugs Marley

LesleyfromWI said...

Wow your card is beautiful & elegant. I am a new follower of your blog.

Sheila said...

Your card is just beautiful and I love this blog hop. Finding all of you with so much faith is such an inspiration.

Sonia said...

Stunning... love it... HUGS...SK :)

Kathy's Kreative Spot said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing

Kathy
Katsews at Gmail dotcom

Tere said...

Your friend is so blessed to have
you in her life.
This beautiful card will remind her that she con trust on you anf willalso remind her tha She is not alone and that the Lord will alway be with her.

tereazua at hotmail dot com

Cheri said...

This is a truly beautiful card. Thanks so much for sharing it with us as well as for sharing what this verse means to you.

Scrappin' Sista said...

Your card is absolutely amazing! Before I started reading your full post, I knew I had to be a follower. I'm sure your friend will love the card. TFS and the chance to win.

Christel
Blog Hop Sista
http://onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
askscrappinsista (at) hotmail (dot) com

Debbi said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous! I am so sorry to hear about your friend, but I know that your card will be an encouragement to her.
I am a new follower. This hop is such a wonderful idea. God bless!
*smiles*
debbi

hockman1 at sbcglobal dot net

Valerie said...

Another stunning card! I am glad that verse has meant so much to you. God is good!

vegetablog said...

What a beautiful card... so full of hopeful encouragement.
~natalie

marla said...

A beautiful and elegant card that your friend is sure to love!!

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