Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Challenge Weeks #234-235 - Anything Goes

Welcome back, friends!  It's time for another FUN challenge here at Word Art Wednesday.  We are SO glad that you've stopped by to join us.  We have two amazing sponsors this week, lots of great inspiration, and a scripture from God's Word to encourage you.

The scripture that was used to create our beautiful word art for this challenge is Proverbs 16:9.  It says, "A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps".  First, this verse isn't talking about a wicked man (person), but someone who is instinctively following his conscience.  This man considers how he will go about attaining the things he desires in life.  When the LORD (God in the Old Testament, Jesus Christ in the New Testament) lives in our heart, the plan we'll devise to guide our life will obviously be a wise one that leads us in the right direction.  When we allow the LORD to direct our steps, He will lead us in the way we should go.  Life isn't easy, and it's not always a breeze just making the right decisions.  But when we have the LORD in our heart, and we listen to our heart when we make our decisions, He will direct us.  We will still face temptations and trials, but God always provides a way for us to do what's right and resist temptation (1 Corinthians 10:13), and He has promised that He will never leave us lonely (Hebrews 13:5).  We're very blessed to have God's Word. Each verse carries a blessing, and we hope this one has spoken to your heart.

As always, you are welcome to save the free scripture/word art file to your computer, but are not required to use it in order to play along in our challenges.   We welcome you share your all your art with us; remembering that Anything Goes as long as it's family-friendly, and uses an encouraging or uplifting sentiment. This includes any type of altered or digital art (not just limited to cards).  You may link up to five (5) projects each week. The more you enter, the more you increase your odds of winning.  It is our desire that God's Word will be a blessing and encouragement to you as we share it. If you have any questions about the rules, be sure to read the complete list of rules under our page tab for "Challenge Rules".  Because our ultimate goal is to honor God, we have no other choice but to delete any entries that do not adhere to our guidelines.  Please know that this doesn't mean we are judging anyone.  We're simply atempting to honor God and follow His rules.  Let us know if you have any questions, and thanks for your understanding and participation!
Here is this week's word art.  We hope
that it will be a blessing to you.

AND NOW.......Our FUN sponsor for this challenge:
Paper Smooches Stamps is our generous sponsor for this
challenge.  Their lovely shop is filled with the most darling
stamps, dies, and SO much more.  One lucky person will
win a fabulous prize from Paper Smooches Stamps.
digital sponsor for this challenge.  One
lucky person will win some of these sweet
new images from All Dressed Up.

AND NOW....Our lucky winner:
Simon Says Stamp is  your one-stop place for ALL
the latest and greatest scrapbook and card-making
supplies.  They have everything you could ever want,
and one lucky person will win a generous $25 Gift
Certificate to spend at this WONDERFUL store.
Entry #336 - Debbie
has won the $25 Gift Certificate
from our friends at Simon Says Stamp 

And Our Top 3 Honors Go To:
Entry #98 - Ikemo
Entry #263 - Karen H.
Entry #265 - Sreb

Please email Karen or leave a comment
if you'd like a Top 3 Badge for your blog.

May God bless all our AWESOME sponsors.
We appreciate them all SO very much!
Here's Some Inspiration to Get You Started

Using Sponsor Image, Girl On A Bike
Using Sponsor Image, Dreaming of Summer

Using Sponsor Image, Dreaming of Summer
Using Sponsor Image, A Cuddle Makes It All Better


D- said...

Thanks everyone for sharing your beautiful artwork.
Congrats everyone!
Crafty hugs,

Unknown said...

Welcome, Lisa to Word Art Wednesday! I just love your Manly card design!

Bunny said...

Thank you for the challenge.

Karen said...

Thank you for another post of divine and creative inspiration. You are a blessing! Congratulations to Lisa for being your newest guest designer. :o) Everyone did lovely work once again this challenge. And I am so honored to be amongst your Top 3... what an unexpected blessing. I'm happy you enjoyed my card. Have a beautifully blessed day. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Ola (Ikemo) said...

Thank you sooo much! BTW my name is Ikemo ;) and I would like top 3 badge :) Congrats to other winners!

Tammy said...

Beautiful creations DT!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Back from bee-ing away for some time. Wonderful DT creations. Have a Bee-utiful day!
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Catching up after Internet issues and my entries are not stacked so yeah and nice to bee back. Have a Bee-utiful day!
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Pamela Haskin said...

So happy to have found your blog! Discovered you from the Paper Smooches blog. So, I'm a new follower and look forward to playing along in your challenges!

Cynthia said...

Congrats to the lucky winners! Thanks so much for the wonderful scripture and DT inspiration.

sarascloset said...

Congratulations to Lisa--beautiful inspiration! Congratulations to all the winners!

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice work DT

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

Blessings to all!

Aunty Sue said...

beautiful work by the team this is my first time entering as i have just found you. Thank you Karen for pointing me in the right direction.

Ashwini Rao said...

Thank you Karen, for pointing me to this challenge! I'll be sure to follow up! :)

Doris Klein said...

Wonderful DT creations!


*DT* A Beautiful Mess
*DT* Die Sketchtanten
Kleido’s BastelStüble

DIANA L. said...

Great DT inspiration !! Congrats to Lisa for being the guest designer
Thanks for the fun challenge

Charity Morris-Chamberlain said...

Fantastic creations from the Design Team!!!

Migdalia said...

Wonderful DT inspiration. Congrats to Lisa for being a GD!