Woman Of Faith

A Woman Of Faith at Create With Joy

I’ve been wanting to start a scrapbook about my spiritual journey for quite some time, so when I saw this week’s challenge at Practical Scrappers – Acrylic, Vellum, & Transparencies – I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to delve into the supplies I’ve been stashing and get to work!

This is the cover page for my album. I created a collage to represent some of the things that come to mind when I think about faith. I love the image of the woman in the background – to me she represents thought, contemplation, meditation, prayer, the intellect which at times questions, doubts, and believes – in contrast to, or sometimes in conjunction with, the heart, which is also represented on the page. The words represent the great writings of our faith. The butterfly reflects faith’s transformative qualities.

Time is important when it comes to faith – life is short, and what we believe, the decisions we make, and how we choose to live our lives matter – so clocks appear more than once. Faith gives meaning to our lives as indicated by the key. And my biggest spiritual challenge – to trust God with all my heart – is also journaled on the page.

The supplies I used to create this layout include:

  • Creative Imaginations Narratives Transparencies by Karen Russell
  • Epoxy Elements by K & Company
  • Butterfly from Storytellers
  • Magistical Memories Clock Face
  • Making Memories Asphalt and Blue Raspberry Acrylic Paints

I shared this layout with the gals at Craftalicious Challenges – they launched their new fortnightly challenge blog today! Their first challenge theme is New – and this is the first layout for my new faith album!

I also shared this layout with the gals at The Sisterhood Of Crafters who kicked off the month of June with a Color Challenge – baby blue, cream, white, and pearl! Thank you gals for awarding me your Top Sister Award for this special piece of art!

The Sisterhood of Crafters - Top Sister Badge

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26 Responses to “Woman Of Faith”

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  1. Lori says:

    Gorgeous! Absolutely, positively, gorgeous!

  2. Penni says:

    Stunning!!

    Glad your mum liked my kitty kats, I'm honoured that she paid me a visit !!!

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

  3. Reta says:

    Today I started with April 1, 2010 (The Dynamic Duo)and worked upward (to the Spiritual Journey) dated June 4,2010 etc. What a wonderful journey in viewing your different creations this morning! Now I'm up to date and plan on going to your blog more often.(Smile) Lots of love and have a great weekend.

  4. Kate says:

    Your cover page is gorgeous — and so meaningful. What a great idea for an album.

  5. Pias Scrap och Doodling says:

    Fantastic lo! Thanks for playing with us at PS! /DT Pia

  6. JanJay says:

    Oh this is stunning, what a fabulous LO, your page is gorgeous, if the rest of your book is as good as this, it'll be wonderful

    Thanks so much for joining our first challenge at Craftalicious

    Jan xx

  7. Yvonne @ StoneGable says:

    Ramona, What a great gift of beauty and creativity you have! The cover page for your Spiritual Journey Scrapbook is not only stunning but so symbolically meaningful. WOW!

    I just stopped by to thank you for supporting my first giveaway, and your lovely invite that opens to the door to your community of bloggers!
    Thanks you so much. I am your newest follower.
    Blessings,
    Yvonne

  8. Stephanie says:

    Wonderful! the colors and the meaning of the page are special the embellishments are terrific!

  9. marsha says:

    This is fabulous! This is such a work of art!
    Hugs, Marsha

  10. Mandy says:

    Gorgeous album cover, fab LO and lovely colours.
    Thanks so much for joining our first challenge at Craftalicious
    hugs Mandy xx

  11. gina g says:

    Wow what a beautiful page, i cant wait to see the rest of your book. Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at Craftalicious. luv gina xx

  12. Crafteezee says:

    Wow, I love your first page of your faith album and I'm sure the rest of the pages to follow will equally be as fabulous.

    Thanks for joining Craftalicious on our very first challenge.

    Hugs Tracy x

  13. Tasha says:

    Oh wow, this is gorgeous. The layout of this card is stunning 😉
    Thanks for joining us over at our first challenge at Craftalicious 🙂
    Hugs
    Tasha
    xxxxxx

  14. Robin (Tqmnurse) says:

    WOW! your card is stunning…a small work of art. Thanks for playing at practical scrappers

  15. The Crafty Chick says:

    Ramona. Congrats. You won the prize on my blog this week. Been having probs contacting you VIA your blogger profileas it is locked. Finally found you. Please email me your snail. Cheers. Leandra ( PaperArtsy )

  16. Van (Vung) says:

    This is a very beautiful page with a lot of meaning. Thank you for sharing and I can't wait to see the completed album.

  17. Laura - Layers of Color says:

    Exquisite layout! It's not only visually beautiful, but thoughtful and and personally meaningful through lovely symbolic elements! Lovely!!

  18. Marlene says:

    Wow – this is STUNNING!!!

  19. Donna @ The House on the Corner says:

    So Beautiful!!! I hope you show us more of the album as you go along. It's such a wonderful idea.

  20. Kim says:

    Stunning layout! I love your use of the transparency and the colors are just divine! Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers and The Sisterhood this week!
    Blessings,
    Kim xXx

  21. xinme says:

    Beautiful layout, and I love your explanation! What a great idea for a scrapbook 🙂

    I also really like your quotation from Michael Card. I agree that our creativity is part of our identity as people made in the image of God. In fact, that's the theme of my blog, Created 2B Creative:)

    I came to your blog via CED2010 🙂 I'll be back!

  22. Lisa B says:

    Your album cover is just gorgeous! Absolutely stunning!

    Thanks for entering this into our challenge this week over at the Sisterhood of Crafters. Hope to see you more in the future.

  23. Moshie says:

    This is gorgeous and what a wonderful "new" to create!
    Thank you for joining our first challenge at Craftalicious!
    hugs, Diana

  24. Halle says:

    Fantastic piece. Love the imagery and color!

  25. Hands to Work, Hearts to God says:

    Beautiful! I like the idea of the clocks and the butterfly too! Will check if you have posts about the pages inside.

  26. Rumtruffle says:

    That is a beautiful scrap cover, I am into clock at the moment big time both stamping and Tim Holtz idea-ology.
    Can I ask you a favour? Is it poss you could mention my Tag Challemge on one of your pages, it began on the 1st Jan and ends on the 28th, a great 4 die sizzix prize too (details on my blog) hope to see your entry soon
    Thanks
    Helenx
    acraftykindoftruffle.blogspot.com

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