The Cowardly Lion shows us how any of us can become courageous in the face of fear. I bought this awesome Wizard of Oz set and used the Lion in a shadow box card. I have him sitting on the yellow brick road with the poppies all around him. The head was stamped twice and lifted on dimensionals as is his crown. The message is be strong, find your courage, fight like a girl!
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Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 GMT Views: 1229
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Registered: October 19, 2004 Location: Warsaw, MO Posts: 14077
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 @ 9:55 PM
Beautiful! I love how you created depth with your hills and pink sky - and I think your challenge is so inspiring! Thanks for inviting me to make a sample -I can't wait to see all the cards together!! Hugs to you.
Registered: August 18, 2008 Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK Posts: 32051
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 @ 5:33 AM
This makes me smile and cry both....first of all it's incredibly beautiful, and so creatively done with the yellow brick road and the soft blue/pink sky...the Wizard of Oz was both my boys' favorite movie when they were little, I think I've seen it a zillion times...and the message of the cowardly/courageous lion is perfect for this month...simply wonderful, Kathy!
Registered: June 14, 2009 Location: Fort Worth, Texas Posts: 8606
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 @ 6:14 AM
The shadow box, coloring and adorable image all make this a wonderful card. Thanks for hosting this challenge. I'm off to look for "courage" inspiring stamps. It would be easier if I could use Scripture, but I'll find something.
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These cowardly lions are so cute. It appears they need some encouragement too.
------------------------------ "You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you have and are grateful for, the more will be given you" Sarah Ban Breathnach
Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 @ 4:12 PM
Fantastic card Kathy!!! I love your beautiful lion with his crown of courage! Those flowers, especially the ones spilling over the edge, are amazing!!! Your sentiment is perfect! Love it all! Thank you so much for hosting too!