A big birthday is coming up - Eula is turning 110! The teapotters will once again celebrate with her, this year by sharing a favorite birthday memory. One of my favorite birthdays was my 49th. I spent the day in the Grand Tetons. My birthday is in late May, and spring had clearly sprung in the high plains. Flowers were everywhere and songbirds could be seen flitting about. The sky became overcast and while riding the ferry across Jenny Lake, huge snowflakes began drifting down. By the time we docked it was snowing fairly heavily. To me and the other passengers it was sheer magic...the paths were snow covered, the air was filled with fluffy white precip and marmots squealed as we passed. For an east coast gal, this was a little bit of heaven, a memory that I will always treasure.
Just stamped the mountains from Scenery in white on Wisteria and heat embossed. Sponged the sky and mounted on a Mellow Moss card. Painted a stripe of glue and sprinkled various colors of Flower Soft over the glue. PC generated the sentiment, attached and done.
If you want to learn more about the teaparty for Eula come to the Party: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/fo...e-t560652.html
Thank you so much for looking and have a peaceful day.
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 GMT Views: 677
Registered: February 21, 2007 Location: Bucks County, PA, Just north of Philadelphia Posts: 14181
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 @ 5:31 PM
Marie - this is breathtaking, sweet friend!! Loved hearing your story and I know that Eula will find it to be magical as well, since you have painted a great visual picture of it and sent a card with it in person!! Hugs!
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 17930
Tue, Sep 11, 2012 @ 6:44 PM
Marie, a lovely card and story for Mrs. Eula!! Love that pretty scene!!
------------------------------ 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??
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 53520
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 1:22 AM
Wow - how beautiful. This looks as if it should be framed. You certainly have captured the magical feeling of your birthday trip with those snowy mountains and carpet of flowers.
I remember a wonderful afternoon when I was up in the woods in late April, sitting watching a fox and cubs playing, and then it started snowing. It was really beautiful - but I was barefoot and about a mile and a half from the car!!