Tig has had shoulder surgery and has some physical limitations that he is dealing with. I recently learned how to create my own WordArt so I created this sentiment for my card and it is oh-so-true! I had a severely frozen shoulder for 2 years and several years later, dealt with a partially frozen other shoulder, so I definitely feel Tig's pain in more ways than one.
I loved this image and hope Tig won't think it's too 'cutesy'! Printed digi image and sentiment. Coloured image with prismacolour pencils and OMS to blend. Here's where I send out kudos to those of you who can draw! I attempted to add clouds (not drawn but with a template even, and I even did practice ones!) but they did NOT turn out. This lead to an exercise of how many distress ink layers can I add without ruining this card! After I got to the end of that rope, I coloured a silver border strip with a permanent marker and attached it at the top! Added the sentiment on pop dots and added the brads. Added a final touch of glitter to the duck and to the waves and done! tfl
Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 GMT Views: 370
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Thu, Feb 09, 2012 @ 4:08 AM
Hi there Charlene! Oh, this is so cute! I think Tig will love the image.....he and Shirt are quite the animal lovers so I think seeing a couple of cute little critters in a boat doing what he loves will give him great pleasure! Your sentiment rocks. I know where you learned to do this word art! Ha!
Thanks for always doing your part and making a wonderful card for the destination......this is another example of your kindness. Tig will be so touched by this, I am sure!
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Thu, Feb 09, 2012 @ 7:14 AM
Oh this is super darling in a guy kind of way! hehe Love those fishing bears in the boat. You know, your clouds don't look all that bad....have a stormy feel to them. Love the bg dp. Your made word art is fabulous. How did you do that? Love your card! TFS :0)
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Thu, Feb 09, 2012 @ 8:37 AM
Charlene, an adorable image and the way a lot of fishermen end up their day!!
------------------------------ Phyllis Young at heart, slightly older in other parts. We really never grow up, we just learn how to act in public!! What if you woke up today with only what you had thanked God for yesterday??