another Saturday and another inspiring IC! Can't help but love the leisurely pace of a weekend and this challenge, right??? Thanks Judy for the Better Photo site and heads up on the overwhelm factor...one click and I knew I'd be lost for days! So I chose that pink clapboard house with the ivy growing up the side....
I took Tim Holtz's bricked embossing folder and a Basic Grey pinky paper rubbing it with di Spun Sugar ink also. The window is a Rubber Stamps of America that I VersaMarked onto white cs and embossed with cream. I used a tiny polka dot black paper for inside. Finding the right green accents for that trailing ivy took some time, but as I was standing in among my stamps, my eye spied that froggie charming and off my imagination hopped.
The charming is a GREEN dynamo labeler that is reading black in my photograph. The handsome prince...frog, I mean is an Inkadinkadoo Amy Symth stamp.
With the day of love so close at hand, I am happy to once again add another year of bliss with my handsome prince...it will be 25 years. Yep, I married a true romance man and he's still the one.
Happy Weekend all.
Date: Saturday, February 11, 2012 GMT Views: 761
Registered: February 5, 2007 Location: St. Louis, MO Posts: 60785
Sat, Feb 11, 2012 @ 8:51 AM
Susan, don't know you intent, but it looks like your frog prince is waiting for his Juliette to appear at the window. I guess in this case, your DH is waiting for you to appear! : ) Your card made me smile.
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 70125
Sat, Feb 11, 2012 @ 9:06 AM
Oh, I loved that house and even more I like your take on it.
The house reminded me of the architect husband of a friend - they were living in London at the time and Graeme had an empty picture frame on his wall with a potted ivy growing up and twined round the frame. The polka-dot paper makes a great starry sky effect for me - but again, I think that's from a childhood book :D. You're certainly bringing a lot of memories to the fore for me today.
Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Wayland MA Posts: 66269
Sat, Feb 11, 2012 @ 11:34 AM
How lovely to find the right frog...er....prince, who is still the one. Congratulations to you both. I love your card, and must add MY prince is turning 70 on VALENTINE'S Day! (we've been married 48 years, and he's STILL the one for me!)