Grace Bible Journaling Page

Today over on the @Joy Clair blog I am sharing this Bible Journaling page using one of the stunning new stamp sets.
This page started as something else, but I am happy to say by adding some new stamped images and more color it turned out to be bright and beautiful.GraceBibleJournalingPage_MainJN

I stamped some of the images directly into my Bible, and then added loads of colorful layers. These fun flowers were stamped onto white cardstock and colored using markers.
I then cut them out and adhered them overlapping the original stamping.

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The first layer as stamped using flowers, the flowers colored and then I added some stenciling details in various shapes of orange and purple.
The stenciled dots fill in some of the images as well as add an interesting layer of color and pattern.

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Stamped leaves and paint splatters add more color and detail.

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All my stamping was done using VersaFine Onyx Black by Tsukineko.

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I love how the page turned out using different stamp sets together for a fun look. But most of all I am so grateful for God’s Grace upon my life – without HIM I am nothing

2 Corinthians 12:8 -9
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Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”
Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

 

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Grace: It has been defined as the divine influence which operates in humans to regenerate and sanctify, to inspire virtuous impulses,
and to impart strength to endure trial and resist temptation; and as an individual virtue or excellence of divine origin

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Color by Faith New Stamps by Joy Clair in Collaboration with Bazzill Basics

Today I am sharing a couple of cards made with the new Joy Clair stamp releases.
Some of my favourite stamps of theirs are the Coffee themed ones and this one is simply amazing.
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And Here is the Blog hop order for you to follow along with:

Joy Clair Blog – https://joyclair.typepad.com/blog/2019/05/color-by-faith-collection-new-release-may-inspirational-blog-hop.html 

Martha Lucia – https://wp.me/p5TnaH-6Rm

Connie Hyde Mercer https://www.craftygoodies.com/2019/05/new-release-blog-hop-with-joy-clair-day_14.html

Kerry Urbatch – https://thestampingbug.blogspot.com/2019/05/new-release-joy-clairs-heir-of-god.html

Jowilna Nolte (you are here) http://www.jowilnanolte.co.za/color-by-faith-new-stamps-by-joy-clair/

Betz Golden – https://betzgolden.com/?p=4099

Helen Gullet – www.helengullett.com/?p=17263

Angie Cimbalo – https://cimbacreativefun.blogspot.com/2019/05/color-by-faith-blog-hop-joy-clairs.html

Ceal Pritchett – https://simplybeautifulcreations.blogspot.com/2019/05/joy-clair-new-release-bloghop-part-2.html

Lindsay Adreon – https://craftingwhilecaffeinated.wordpress.com/easy-custom-sentiments

Jessica Kaiser – https://freshbyjess.blogspot.com/2019/05/may-joy-clair-blog-hop-color-by-faith.html

Karen Letchworth – https://karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com/2019/05/heir-of-god-from-joy-clair-stamps.html

Donna – https://myblogidlet.blogspot.com/2019/05/joy-clair-2019-may-new-release-blog-hop.html

I made two cards using this stamp set and then added some other sentiments, once again showing you how versatile the sets are – they simply work together like Coffee and Jesus.

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I used my first stamp set and just stamped the word coffee repeatedly onto my Bazzill Basics cardstock.
Even though this cardstock is textured the amazing Versafine Clair {Tsukienko} ink makes stamping onto it a breeze.
The coffee cup was stamped onto white and coloured using watercolour paint to pick up on the colours in the washi tape {Heidi Swapp} I used.

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For my second card I used a strip of washi tape again to create a base for my stamped sentiment.

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After stamping the sentiment just above the washi tape strip, I added some thread scrunched up, and then added another sentiment raise using foam tape.
This sentiment is from the Flowers and Friends Set.

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A few diamante and pearls, and a punched heart {XCut by DoCrafts} covered in washi tape finishes off this card.
{TIP} To create the washi tape heart: add a strip of washi tape to thin white cardstock, then use a heart punch to punch the heart out of the washi taped area. Such a quick way of creating your own embellishments that match the rest of your project.

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 Thank you for stopping by today and leaving some love. Without you visiting here, this is just a visual diary for my own records.
Happy crafting and don’t forget to stop by the Joy Clair blog and see what the rest of the design team is up to. But first hop onto the lovely and talented Betz’s blog
Betz Golden – https://betzgolden.com/?p=4099
Until tomorrow, happy crafting.
Jow

Everyday Occasions with Joy Clair Stamps

Hi everyone welcome to the new release with Joy Clair stamps. The design Team are all creating with the new stamps and you have to see the amazing works created with the new sets.
So hop on over to the blog and follow along. And don’t forget to visit the website to see all the new sets and get shopping.
We are also Collaborating with Bazzill Basics using their gorgeous cardstock for all our cards this month.
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And here is the blog hop order in case you missed it:

Joy Clair Blog – https://joyclair.typepad.com/blog/2019/05/everyday-collection-new-release-may-inspirational-blog-hop.html 

Martha Lucia Gomez – https://wp.me/p5TnaH-6Ri

Jowilna Nolte (You are here) http://www.jowilnanolte.co.za/everyday-occasions-with-joy-clair-stamps/

Connie Hyde Mercer https://www.craftygoodies.com/2019/05/new-release-blog-hop-with-joy-clair-day.html

Kerry Urbatch – https://thestampingbug.blogspot.com/2019/05/new-release-joy-clairs-no-problama.html

Angie Cimbalo – https://cimbacreativefun.blogspot.com/2019/05/joy-clair-new-release-blog-hop-everyday.html

Betz Golden – https://betzgolden.com/?p=4090

Karen Letchworth – https://karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com/2019/05/baby-shark-bazzill-joy-clair-stamps.html

Jessica Kaiser – https://freshbyjess.blogspot.com/2019/05/joy-clair-blog-hop-everyday-occasions.html

Ceal Pritchett – https://simplybeautifulcreations.blogspot.com/2019/05/joy-clair-new-release-bloghop-part-1.html

Lindsay Adreon – https://craftingwhilecaffeinated.wordpress.com/3-simple-handmade-fathers-day-cards

Helen Gullet – https://helengullett.com/?p=17261

Donna Idlet – https://myblogidlet.blogspot.com/2019/05/joy-clair-may-2019-new-release-blog-hop.html

For my card I used the beautiful Friends and Flowers stamp set, combined with the red foiled heart cardstock from Bazzill Basics.
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I added colour to my image using watercolour paint and then a layer of dimensional glaze, and some diamante for the centers of the flowers.

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How clever that the sentiments stamps are designed to fit inside the truck and the number plate. You can create the cutest cards using this set.

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We hope that you are inspired by all the beautiful sets used today. Everyday occasion stamps are the best for all kinds of cards and this one for friends is simply the best.
Thank you for stopping by. Jowilna x

Now hop onto the wonderful Connie to see what she created
Connie Hyde Mercer https://www.craftygoodies.com/2019/05/new-release-blog-hop-with-joy-clair-day.html

Clean and Simple cards with AAA Cards

Today I am participating in the AAA Card Challenge with Joy Clair Stamps.
Join us in the challenge in creating a Clean and Simple card with The theme Up To One Third and the optional twist of bright colours.
Come and play along and join in the fun.
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I used this gorgeous Wellie stamp from the Spring Stroll stamp set.
I stamped the image onto white cardstock, added colour with markers and then punched it into a circle.

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The sentiment was stamped onto the same cardstock and cut into a rectangle, that I raised using foam tape on top of some thread.

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A few embellishments finished off this clean and simple card beautifully. Keeping it all neutral.

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I like how the shade of white turned out to be different than my base cardstock – adding some interest but still keeping it clean.

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I hope you are inspired by this card challenge and will play along with us. Head on over to the blog to see what the other designers created that are playing along.
Until next time x

Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop with Joy Clair

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I am simply in love with all their coffee stamp sets, and my thinking is, show me a crafter who doesn’t like coffee and I am suspicious – right?
For this Blog Hop, Joy Clair is offering a promotion for their Coffee Themed category on the blog.
Using the code: MAYCOFFEELOVE, all the readers and visitors can get the coffee stamps at 25% OFF. So get shopping!

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I created this card using one of my recent backgrounds using a stencil and some alcohol inks for effect.
I think it made the perfect backdrop for this stunning NEW stamp set. bright and beautiful!

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I used some messy watercolour painting to add colour to the coffee cup – I wish we got pretty paper cups for coffee like this one – how fun would that be.

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And the sentiments in this set is simply perfect for any occasion, beside Coffee with God is always a good idea.

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Hop on over and follow the path to where the coffee beans are being roasted next….
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Coffee with God – The Cutting Cafe Collaboration

Hi everyone Jowilna with you today
We are collaborating with The Cutting Cafe this month – have you seen their amazing cut files?
I chose this awesome Coffee Cup Gift Card to work with.

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And what’s a morning without coffee and God? Pretty dull right? I tapped into my rich brown ink colours to show the richness of Life in Christ.
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I combined my Coffee Lovers and Rise and Shine stamp sets for the outside and inside of my card.
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I used my paper crimper to add some detail to my inked card – the texture makes the card look like a real coffee cup which I love.
The lid was simply inked and a layer of dimensional glaze added and left to dry. I then cracked it lightly so it really looked like plastic. Such fun creating all those little details.
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I love how easy it is to make these cards with the cut file. Everything fits perfectly and once cut with my Silhouette machine it took mere minutes to assemble the card.
And inside a little coffee voucher card for a special friend.
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Until next time – enjoy your morning coffee and chat with God as you prepare for your day! Blessings Jowilna.

Make two cards using one stamp

Today on the Joy Clair blog I am sharing 2 cards using 1 stamp set, but changing things up by adding sentiments from another set.
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For my first card I randomly stamped the umbrellas over a piece of white cardstock. I added coloured using watercolour paint and added a layer of shimmer using a glimmer pen.

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I chose the colours for the umbrellas from the washi tapes that I used.

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For my second card I stamped the umbrellas down the side of a white panel, adding colour in the same way.

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Here i used a sentiment stamped from the Easter Blessings stamp set combined with the Spring Stroll stamp set.

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Combining different sentiments from different stamps sets is so easy working within the Joy Clair family.

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Until next time – I hope you are inspired to pull out those stamps and get creative!

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Holy Week Bloghop with Joy Clair

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Welcome to the Color by Faith Holy Week blog hop with Joy Clair
This Holy Week we are celebrating with the stunning range of Color by Faith Stamps available from Joy Clair creating beautiful art work.
I created this Bible Journaling spread with the Reckless Love stamp set and Hosanna stamp set.JNHosannaPge

At first I messed up this page so badly, but I took a couple of days to reflect and just pray and rested in the Lord and it came together in the end.
Funny how we try and impress God with perfection when He is just happy with our hearts – after all He knows us much better than the perfection we strive for.

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What does the Bible say about Hosanna? Hosanna is a word from Hebrew that is commonly used as an exclamation of adoration, praise or joy. In the Old Testament, it is applied only in scripture as “help” or “save, I pray.”
In the New Testament, the word Hosanna appears to be a “special kind of respect” referred to the one who saves.
Much like The Lord came and saved this journal page, He saves us daily from sin and imperfection – if only we call on Him.

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I think the title on this page speaks to me the most. I stamped “Hosanna” in Black Versafine Onyx, then added some inking using Oxide inks. The oxide ink lightened the black ink a lot,
and offered me the perfect opportunity to add a shadow of white StazOn Pigment over it slightly off-set for a stunning end result.

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I started off with layered of inking and paint on my background.
Stamped leaves and flowers onto cardstock and cut them out. A light inking on the leaves in green adds colour, but it is the white flowers that really pops against the colourful background that I love.

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A few white paint pen dots and graphite scribbles finishes off this page.

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Until next time – Hosanna to the King!
Wishing you a blessed Easter, peace and love.

Next hop on over to the talented Helen Gullet

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Martha Lucia Gomez
Connie Hyde Mercer
Angie Cimbalo
Karen Letchworth
Jessica Kaiser
Monica Maier
Kerry Urbatch
Donna Idlet
Betz Golden
Lindsay Adreon
Ceal Pritchett
Jowilna Nolte (you are here)
Helen Gullet

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How to use 2 stamp sets to create 2 Floral cards – Joy Clair.

Welcome to today’s blog post filled with inspiration using 2 stamp sets from Joy Clair to create 2 different cards perfect for Spring and Summer flowers.

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I used the following stamp sets to create these cards.

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I used the small flower cluster from the Martha’s Flowers stamp set and stamped it repeatedly on white cardstock and used Tombow markers to add colour to the flowers.
The leaves are from The Reckless Love stamp set.

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The sentiment was stamped onto a round piece of cardstock, and then the flowers arranged around the circle to create a wreath.

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For my second card I created a background using some stencils. On top of the card I added stamped and coloured flowers, that sit on top of a stem that was stamped repeatedly using a sentiment from the Whale Hello stamp set.
The one flowers was adhered flat and the top one was raised using foam tape for dimension.

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The smaller flowers were cut from the center of the bigger flowers and arrange across the background.
At the bottom of the card a stamped sentiment raise on foam tape adds more dimension.

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Take a look at the NEW arrivals from Joy Clair stamps this month that I used.
Until next time – happy stamping!
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How to combine stamps to make a card and tag set with Joy Clair.

I love versatility and when it comes to stamps, combining the different sets from Joy Clair together is effortless. I combined these 2 sets together for my card and tag

God’s Promises and Rise and Shine

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For my card I used God’s Promises and Rise and Shine stamp sets together. I started off by stamping the sun from the Rise and Sine set first repeatedly in yellow ink. I then stenciled my sunshine stencil over the top edge of the card using the same yellow inks. Stamped the sentiment in black VersaFine Clair ink below the sun rising, and then added the small sun from God’s Promises stamps set. I stamped the small sun onto white cardstock, blended over it to add colour and then cut it out. It was raise using foam tape and the center of the sun glazed with dimensional glaze. All of these yellow suns are sure to bring some sunshine into someone’s day with this quick and easy card.

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I also created this tag using the Rise and Shine stamp set. I stamped the sentiment onto a scrap piece of white cardstock and inked the edges around the side only using yellow ink. Some torn experimental pieces of paper using spray inks were sewn at the bottom of the tag in layers. I used the rooster image stamped and painted for another project, but it turns out that I didn’t use it and so the head was chopped off and recycled for this tag. I like how the rooster looks like he is shouting the sentiment from the rooftops.

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Remember to add some diamante and embellishments to further dress up your tag and add interest.

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