He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
I decided to reorient the sketch to better suit my long skinny photo,
plus I liked the little banners being at the bottom!
(I removed the proprietary information as it was visually distracting.)
As I ruminated on the papers I might choose I remembered a 6 x 6" pad of Basic Grey's 2011 "Out of Print" collection. I needed something that would work with the whimsical photo plus all of the black & I knew it had the right colors. I grabbed a black & white diagonal stripe from Felicity Jane for that strip on the right, and an FJ journaling card for my title. My knots appear on the buttons in the flower centers & hold the dangling beads in place on the tag at the bottom. Much fussy-cutting later produced this:
I ended up with perhaps the most literal interpretation of a sketch that I've ever done!