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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Firm Resolution in Christ - Creative Healing Challenge

Creative Healing -
Monthly Challenge Series Lead by Faith Sisters Designer,
Karla, AKA Lifesong Kreations

I had an idea to have a challenge that will help us to develop positive change, healing, and growth in our lives. Each month I will put out an invite to various designers with a subject and color palette and if they would like to participate they can put together a mini-kit to place in their store that will help others make a layout pertaining to the subject.

To participate you don't have to use the kits, but items will be made that are geared around the subject to help you create a page. I will also have a digital freebie made that you can use... as other designers may choose to do the same and I will have a digital prize to give for participation as well. I would like for you to use the color palette that will be given.

Do you find yourself setting the same resolutions each year since you didn't succeed in the changes? Maybe you have, but not as well as you would like. I have found that success only comes through Christ and the only thing that I have to offer is surrender to Him and He brings about the change or the success in completing the task.

Here are some scriptures the Lord led me to when searching His Word for content on resolutions or plans:

Proverbs 16:9
In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.

Psalm 37:23
The LORD makes firm the steps of those who delight in him;

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

Hebrews 3:14
We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold firmly till the end our original conviction.

So what do you need to do for this challenge?
1. Use the below color swatch, paper scrappers use what you have that may be close to these colors.

2. Make a layout expressing your resolutions and commit them to can be done through a list using the freebie given or make your own.

3. We have made kits to help in completing your layout and have made them affordable. We would sure appreciate you purchasing and using them, but its not required as the important thing is committing to Christ and sharing your resolutions and plans with others to add to the accountability.

4. When completed place your project into the coordinating gallery and this weeks challenge category. For those not using the swatch or those who are paper scrappers who will not have these colors in their scrapbooking stash, please load your challenge into the weekly challenge gallery instead.

5. Then, for those who are doing this challenge for the digital goodies, go into our forum thread and let me know its completed.

6. Allow at least a week for me (Karla) to respond and send you your digital participation bonus if you would like it.

Swatch to Use for Official Digital Challenge:

Get the freebie here:
Jan Firm Resolutions In Christ Freebie - Click Image to Close

Here is the prize you will receive for participating:

My coordinating kit is now in the store here is a preview and link to the store.

Kit in store here: For only $3.50

Karla of Lifesong Kreations (that's me :bg:)

I (Lori) am so glad to be a co-host for this challenge.
Here is a preview of my kit...

You will find my kit in my store here.

I look forward to seeing your LOs....

Lori Imel

The following are layouts done by some of our Digital Creative Team Members and the Leaders of this challenge:

Layout by Karla - Faith Sisters Designer & Challenge Host

Layout by Lori - Faith Sisters Designer & Challenge Co-Host

Layout by Barb - NEW Digital Team Member

Layout by Melanie - NEW Digital Team Member

Layout by Vickie - NEW Digital Team Member

Here are some layouts done by our Faith Sisters Challenge Creative Team, some are paper and some are digital and go along with the color swatch posted for this challenge above:

Layout by Karma - Faith Sisters Co-Owner

Layout by Karen - NEW Challenge Team Member

Layout by Brynn - NEW Challenge Team Member

Index Cards by Gloria - NEW Challenge Team Member

Layout by April - NEW Challenge Team Member

Layout by Lucy - Returning Challenge Team Member

Layout by Tammy - Returning Challenge Team Member

Layout by JackieAnn - Returning Challenge Team Member

Layout by Kim - Returning Challenge Team Member

Layout by Laurie - NEW Challenge Team Member

Layout by Danielle - NEW Challenge Team Member

Remember to share your "Firm Resolution in Christ " layouts with us in the gallery!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is a wonderful challenge! I will use these colors for my paper layouts. Or maybe I will make the cards - such a great idea! Thank you!