Christian Paper Crafting Magazine Online Forum

May 29, 2009 at 11:22 am 1 comment

Today is the last day of school!  Ya-hoo!  I am offically “pool girl” today, dealing with all sort of algae and dead worms in the pool trying to get it open and ready for summer.  I hope to get cleaned up to each lunch with my kids the last day of school, but I’m going to have to put a rush on it!

Wanted to have you check out Christian Paper Crafters Magazine’s Online Forum for free for the next several days!  I expect it to grow a lot after the magazine is published.  Looks like fun.  I’m on the challenge team there and it’s getting me all crafty on my kid’s albums again…yeah!  There are already so many awesome faith-based works and pages in the forum I can’t even tell you.  This is one of my favs I hope to scraplift.

I’m posting some tutorials and layouts there myself and have enjoyed the challenges so far.  I like seeing more how to incorporate the things most important to us in our layouts.

Here’s a layout I posted there yesterday:

Easter-09_Joan-Bandy

I really like that is has some scripture on this particular page…it’s blue because it’s for my big guy’s album…hopefully the blue will make up for some of the Easter elements I thought the page needed, and the smidge of almost invisible ribbon threaded through the bottom!  I was excited to use my Cricut, SCAL, and markers to create the “Easter Sunday” title embellishment.  It was great to create something that matched my page and didn’t take a lot time or have to be stored for use.  Great to have something fresh and easy.

Anyway, head on over and join the forum to see what’s going on while it’s free!

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  • 1. Cindy  |  June 1, 2009 at 10:34 am

    Love the layout. Will have to check out this site. We have our pool open also. Had to deal with the same stuff. Gung and dead worms – yuck.

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I am married to the love of my life, as we raise three children, learning the ways of grace.

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Magnanimity (derived from the Latin roots magn- great, and anima, soul) is the virtue of being great of mind and heart. It encompasses, usually, a refusal to be petty, a willingness to face danger, and actions for noble purposes. Its antithesis is pusillanimity. Both terms were coined by Aristotle, who called magnanimity "the crowning virtue."

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MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.[1] (Source: Wikipedia)

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