Florentine Filigree

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you.”

~Psalm 143:8

It’s a crazy good Lent going on at our house this year.  If Lent is part of your life, I hope it’s bringing the changes you want to see!  So, this was my first try with the new Florentine Filigree set and I love the soft  “old-fashioned” look.  I changed the sentiment, replacing “you” with “God”…the card is for the Sisters at the hermitage where I am an Oblate.  We’re taking some of the Scouts to the hermitage this weekend to do some service work.  Can’t wait, it’s such a beautiful and peaceful spot. (100 acres of land).  Have a great weekend!

Peace, Dawn

P.S.  As of this post, I only have 2% space allowed left on this free blog.  Not sure what to do next…I’m not good with technology!  Any ideas?


Lenten Card for As You See It Challenge #195


“Lent is a time for greater love.”

~Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Lent begins in just two days, on Ash Wednesday.  We’ve been planning the things we are going to give up as we go “into the desert” for 40 days, as well as things we are going to do.  I found a great planning sheet to help plan one cleaning project a day so that the whole house is clean for Easter.  If you need it, I can email it to you!

This card was designed with a sketch from the “As You See It” Challenge at  I was shooting for a clean and simple card, but ended up using alot of different sets…the Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies, the Large Letters Framelits Dies, the old Crosses of Hope Stamp Set, the Labeler Alphabet Stamp Set, the Burlap Background Stamp and the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set.  This is the inside of the card:

And here is the sketch I used to design the card:


Yesterday my Scout Troop burned last year’s palms from the families of the six churches in our parish.  The ashes from the palms will be used on Ash Wednesday at the same six churches.  Here’s a few of the Scouts…

Hope you have a fruitful Lent, if it is part of your faith tradition.

Peace from snowy Maine!