2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire;
he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.
3 He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God.
My current 'assignment' for the Layout/Mini Group at 'Create, Share & Inspire!' (More Paper Than Shoes) is included in this post. Here is my Layout for ‘What Does the New Year Mean to Me?” I saw the photo quote online several months ago and felt that it was appropriate for my life. I chose some of the several scripture verses that are appropriate for where I am and where I hope 2012 will take me - The ‘sheet music’ flourishes represent the importance of music to me. Flowers represent one of my joys - and my last name…!
*I cut the swirly frame for the photo with my Cricut, then ripped and ink-smudged the edges of the frame and shadow. The flowers ( $$ Store) are white ones spritzed with Copper distress spray. The centers are jewels from Recollections.
*I printed the verses, cut them with a Tag punch (Martha Stewart), smudged the edges with Copper ink and attached them with Copper brads.
*The Flourishes are cut (Cricut) from paper printed with old sheet music I’d bought at an antique shop, scanned and ‘colored’ in PSE 8.
*The journaling is printed on Vellum so the printed element on the background paper would show through.
*I used my ‘double-hole punch’ to punch two rows to weave ribbon through - and then attached a bow.
*I stamped the year with number stamps (Michaels).