Monday, October 31, 2011

Combo Mojo and Sisters in Christ Card and a Silly Old Tree!

I’ve combined two card challenges into one.  This card will fit for today’s Mojo Monday challenge for it’s sketch:

And it will fit with the Sisters in Christ Challenge the criteria here is:

Challenge #113 – Isaiah 1:18


Isaiah 1:18 "'Come now, and let us reason together,’ says the Lord. ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall be as wool.’”


Challenge:  Use fall colors in your creation: crimson, orange and gold (or similar)


Especially nice I can do these challenges along with my sister Nina (the Mojo) and my Sister in Law Judy (both)   I don’t know the brand of designer paper, the acorn and leaf are my own cuts – available for free download if you look under the tabs atop here and the hugs was cut using my Silhouette SD and in brush script font.

On a side note, I’m having a daily go about with this Ponderosa on my drive.



Oh its so beautiful I really should not complain.  Each day since the weather took a turn toward fall/winter, my tree has begun to shed needles.  Now it does not shed them in small increments for I have watched it carefully.  No, clever tree, it waits.  I will go outside and clean up an entire tall garbage pail (stomped and compacted) and then I will come back inside.  I will watch.  Nothing.  I will watch… nothing.  I will relax, turn back to dust the furniture and turn back and suddenly there is another dump of needles.  I think the tree just wants me to get next to it – and thats not a bad thing, its very beautiful and i love the tangy fresh pine scent. 

Are YOU cleaning up after trees?  Do tell!


  1. I love your tales of peak a boo with your Pondarosa. I think it is fitting that you chose to make a beautiful fall card. That DP is stunning Barb, love your leaf and acorn.

  2. Good evening Barb:)
    I LOVE your card!! What a COOL way to display your acorn and leaf..and also two card challenges at once.:)
    I haven't had time to work on one yet.Been cleaning woodwork and doors with my Mom today.:)
    YES!!!! I sent Jimmy outside last week to blow the leaves off of the patio and deck.That lasted until he could get back into the house.LOL JK.It took a couple of days to get filled back up again.The yard is SOO full of leaves now since the cold front came in with a windy couple of days. I figured it was a bit too soon to blow the leaves..but Freedom was bringing them in attached to her hair.hehe


  3. awesome card was a fun afternoon. Pondarsa pine the scent must be awesome. Chat to you real soon.


  4. Not cleaning up after any tricky trees here. No siree, they are all shed and done.

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  6. Nice card, I will have to check out that Sisters in Christ challenge!


  7. Great card Aunty barb!

    I too love your story about the tree...your so cute i could see you just sitting there waiting patiently for those needles to fall. Well we are actually lucky enough this year not to have trees to clean up after.

  8. WoW! that was really a lovely card.=D


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