Sunday, August 8, 2010

My Favorite Song


This week's link party at Cindy Adkins blog, I Owe it All to Him, is "What is your favorite song?" This was easy for me. Even though I have a new favorite song every time I turn on the radio, there is only one song that I have loved since I was a little girl and that's Amazing Grace. 

A matter of fact I knew the moment that I entered Cindy's blog, I Owe It All To Him, that it was going to be a blog that I would be following. I instantly felt connected in some way, simply because  Amazing Grace was playing. I had previously added a video of  LeeAnn Rhymes singing Amazing Grace to the right, on my sidebar, however it was causing my blog to download very slow. So, I have included the link so that you may watch the video on YouTube. She sings it absolutely beautifully!
My grandmother's name was Grace. She's no longer with us, however, when I hear Amazing Grace it takes me back to memories of her. I made the tag pictured above for this link party today. I copied an old black and white photo of her and I onto mulberry paper and then added it to the tag.


I didn't want to add a lot of embellishments because I  wanted to leave as much of the picture exposed as I could. So I chose to simply add a few layered flowers with brads, a black bow and a small cross.

There were a few more photos that I had copied onto the mulberry paper at the same time as the one I used for the tag, so I have decided to use them along with this tag to make a scrapbook layout. I will be sure to share the pages when I have them completed.

I also want to take this opportunity to say Thank You to Cindy for hosting these fun and thought provoking link parties. I appreciate all of the hard work and dedication it takes to continue to put these together week after week. 

I am having a giveaway to celebrate the first 30 days in blogland! You can enter by following the instructions on the next post titled "Giveaway Starts Today!"

Until Next Time... Take Care!

15 comments:

  1. I love the fact your Grandmother's name was Grace and that song immediately brings memories of her back to you. My favorite song also has ties to my Grandmother. Thanks again for the help with the blog button.
    Love to you,
    Debbie

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  2. Hi Sherry,
    I love the song and the tag and that your grandmother's name was Grace--how special and beautiful!!! What a wonderful story! Thank you so much for linking this up to I Owe it All to Him...I'm so happy you did!!!
    Love & hugs,
    Cindy

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  3. Sherry,
    I love the tag, oh my is that you?? with grandma?
    I want to enter the giveaway, my favorite craft book currently is: Montage Memories: Creating Altered Scrapbook Pages (Memory Makers)
    Author: Erikia Ghumm, Pamela Frye Hauer
    Besides designing with words. I am sure it will be ever changing. I am going towards the mini's and altered art/collage I think.
    Hugs,
    Kim

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  4. Sherry, the tag you made is really beautiful. And the song is PERFECT!!

    Nancy

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  5. I love that it's black and white. You could have gone over the top but you kept it clean and simple and thus it tells a story without words. Thank you for sharing your Grandmother with us and I think she would have love this.
    Hugs & Blesings
    Bernie

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  6. wow, that's just lovely :) TFS :)

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  7. A wonderful tag, Sherry, and such a nice tribute to your grandmother.

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  8. Wonderful site here Sherry, love your crafts - love Amazing Grace too....I want to thank you for your gracious comments on my blog --- they mean so much....blessings...bkm

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  9. HI Sherry, That tag is so lovely! My mom's name is Grace and my 3 mo granddaughter is Lilian Grace. A beautiful name indeed. Reminds me that "we are all saved by God's grace"

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  10. Wow, that was an awesomely sung AMAZING GRACE. (I am coming over from my devotionalstuffy blog). Thanks for sharing this---daily I see that everything is from Grace.

    You had a wonderful idea with the tag with your grandma's pic.

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  11. Hello Sherry,

    It's nice to meet you. Thank you for visiting my blog. I must apologize for being late, but I'm having some issues with blogger and sometimes can't get in to read or leave comments...you did well in a mere 30 days of blogging - wow, it took me nearly 2 years to get only 115 followers - you must be doing something right :-) Congratulations!

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  12. Beautiful tag Sherry! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! I'm looking forward to getting to know you!
    Angela
    www.sewloquacious.blogspot.com

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  13. Man Sherry!!! That recording just sends chills down my spine!! So pretty!

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  14. I just love your work and so happy that I have come across your blog.

    Just letting you know that I am having a monthly challenge at the moment on my blog and would love for you to join in, nothing too difficult at all for the first challenge, you can pretty much enter any project this time round

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  15. Hi Sherry,
    I just popped over to say "hi" and see how you're doin'!
    Hugs,
    Cindy

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