Faith Hope Love

If there is one thing I could pass on to my children above all else, it is to trust in the truth of God’s Word. My emotions and experiences colour how I see the world, and I don’t always feel close to God and I certainly don’t feel like I “get it” – life is complicated and we’re all broken in some way. But in believing the words of the Bible, I have a solid footing to stand on, no matter how I feel.

I stamped and embossed the words and heart image using clear embossing powder, and then painted the whole thing with glimmer mist. The embossed areas resist the paint and I love the effect! A little spatter finishes it off, and the whole thing is painted on watercolour paper so that the paint would flow and absorb the way it’s supposed to.

I’m linking up to Unity Stamp Co’s Friday Friends with Flair since these stamps are all from Unity – the heart is from the first kit of the month I ever received, back in August 2009. I used it when I made this card for the Unity Bachelor Bro challenge – remember that? Think that was in 2009, too! (The “faith, hope, love” stamps are from January 2010 KOM, Savor the Journey)

Enjoy the rest of the hop – click here to check out the rest of Friends with Flair and don’t forget that if you comment, you could win a free stamp set!


  1. Rachel B · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Oh my goodness! I love your first card. It turned out so amazing. I am going to have to go search through Unity to find those 3 words now! Your bra card is very cute too!

  2. Kary · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Lovely cards, Angela!! I adore your first card, wonderful verse and love the colour blocks. Your second card is so cute!!

  3. Tenia Nelson · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Wonderful creations!!!

  4. Nora Anne · September 23, 2011 Reply

    I love them both, the painted Glimmer Mist on the first one is an awesome technique!

  5. Jingle · September 23, 2011 Reply

    These are both great! That first one is just SO pretty!!!

  6. hotwheels · September 23, 2011 Reply

    What neat faith hope and love card. I love those colors!

  7. Jackie S · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Love the water color look of the first card. The second just made me smile. Very ris-que

  8. Emily Keaton · September 23, 2011 Reply

    This is so artistic! I love how you used glimmer mist for this. The resist worked beautifully! And isn’t that second card fun. :)

  9. Jennifer Mitten · September 23, 2011 Reply

    This was my first KOTM too ad still one of my favorites! Great cards and I do remember your entry for Bro. I love it!

  10. veronica · September 23, 2011 Reply

    love your blue/green/purple smears! looks great with the clear embossed words.

  11. Jen m · September 23, 2011 Reply

    These are great! I love the first card!

  12. karenladd · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Such a unique card and totally gorgeous!!

  13. RubyM · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Love these projects. Very colourful.

  14. Roslyn · September 23, 2011 Reply

    Love the cards!

  15. Sarah · October 4, 2011 Reply

    I LOVE your faith hope and love card! BEAUTIFUL!!!

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