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Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Tuesday's Teacher

Today's verse actually just appeared to me from within my computer! I have been thinking all day about what verse to use and not really coming to one that really hit home, so I got on to one of my favorites and trusty website Splitcoaststampers and quickly found a verse that really spoke to me! This verse was actually a banner for a new stamp set just released from a company called Our Daily Bread. Wanna know what it is? Okay here it goes!


Show me Your ways, oh Lord; teach me Your paths. Psalm 25:4


Okay so this verse really spoke to me in more than one way! First it made me think that we often time trust in ourselves and not in the Lord to guide us and show us where he wants us t be...the Lord knows the plans He has for us! And second, it reminded me how impatient we can be about where we think we should be and where the Lord is taking us! Here is my perfect example for today...Godcidence for sure! So today I was supposed to teach a scrapbooking class at my LSS (local scrapbook store) and had to reschedule due to a miss communication on hubbies work schedule. So we had the class changed and I was supposed to go there for 2 sessions instead one...one today and the other on Thursday! I live about 30 minutes from the LSS and you know with the gas prices and all this was NOT going to be convenient for me...not to mention hubby is only off on Tuesday and Thursday this week and we would not see each other much. Anyways I try to be a woman of my word and stick to what I've committed to, so I told the owner that I would teach the classes on separate days to make it convenient to the participants.

Anyways so I get to the LSS and I was setting up for class, I have to go to the front to get something and introduce myself to one of the customers in the store, she said "Oh, nice to meet you, I'm taking the same class from you on Thursday" so we get to talking and she decided to go ahead and take the class today instead of Thursday!!! So now I don't have to go back on Thursday and I don't have to worry about not spending time with hubby! Gos is SOOOOO good! This is a perfect example that if you live your life the way God wants you to he will always take care of you! Thank you Jesus for loving me and always taking care of me!!! What else am I being impatient about? I need to trust the Lord with everything in my life, he is the master potter, let Him mold you!

Product Review

Since I had been with my class at the LSS I decided to do a product review and show you another card I had made with one of my FAVORITE new tools! Yup you guessed it, the Scor-Pal. I think I'm in love! Let me just say that it's one of the easiest tools to use! It makes perfect Score marks every time and they look soooo crisp and professional! Seriously I don't think my fold lines have ever matched up so perfectly before! I also love the Scor-Pal website...they have some awesome tutorials and projects with step by step pictures to show you how to make each one and they have a super easy printer friendly version of each one!

So what does this thing cost?
They aren't too terribly expensive, they are approximately $29.99, not a bad price to pay for perfect score lines and a professional look!


Where can I get one of these bad boys?
If you live in the Culpeper area they should be arriving at Stamp-N-Scrap shortly...if not you can always order from the Scor-Pal website itself

Do I really need one of these?
YES!!!! It is the best.

What else can I do besides score with this thing?

well, I'm glad you asked! You can make some amazing things with it! I created a Faux wood texture on my Noah's Ark card a couple weeks ago. and you can also make embossed lines, grids or squares with it...check out this Scor-Pal grid technique tutorial on Splitcoaststampers...isn't it the best!


Here is my card using the tutorial:

Here is a close up of the grid...isn't it cool looking? I used these rain dots by cloud nine that my good friend Riley sent me the other day...Thanks Riley!!!



And this is a close up of the gals! Aren't the nice and colorful? Ready for summer! I also added a rain drop to the flower on the shopping bag for a little extra glitz!



And last but not least...the card! Isn't it cute? I lvoe the bright colors and all the gleam of the rain dots...especially the ones on the grid...what an awesome accent!
Supplies:
Stamps MFT
Paper: SU! tempting turquoise, pixie pink, green galore, only orange
accessories: Scor-pal, rain drops by cloud nine, water color wonder crayons, aqua painter

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you all have a FAB day and happy stamping...or sleeping, whichever comes first!


2 comments:

Carolyn King said...

this is too cute..love how you did the cross hatches with the scor-pal..i love that tool and your card!

Courtney Fowler said...

First of all, love the card... and the scorpal. Can't create without it!

Second, I totally understand and can relate to hubby's work schedule! Each week is different and when you make plans in advance they never seem to leave more room with DH. I am so glad everything worked out for DH time!

Love the scripture. Thank you!