Yes, indeed, this SC has plenty of layers and challenge today. It was hard for me to wrap my brain around how to work with them, though I really like the different shapes. Thanks Ally and all the beautiful card makers!
I did fiddle with the placement of the pieces today, just like a good puzzle...that you have to turn into the shape comes into focus...and I built this card from the middle out with the wonderful ornate TH edge in place of the scallops. I dry embossed two layers, the large bottom base with the Card Post folder that has Paris at the very bottom, and the mustard layer has the vintage floral scroll. In place of the large square, I made a narrow frame square to keep the mustard showing. The bag is a PSX image from 2001. I just adore coming across stamps at thrift stores, don't you? It was inked with black and them embossed with Midas Platinum. The banner quote from Emerson:
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
How much truth is contained within that thought! That's why I keep my bags slightly ajar...I'm gonna stuff every kind of beauty I come across into my traveling bags.
Thanks so much for stopping by today, I hope you'll be filled to overflowing with the beauty that surrounds you.
Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 GMT Views: 468
This is a wonderful card with quite an inspiring message.
------------------------------ "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
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Wed, Nov 20, 2013 @ 5:39 PM
Your colors and take on the challenge are fabulous! I love the bit of Southwestern flavor in this! Truly a creative and eye catching card!
------------------------------ Nancy _____________ You spend 90% of your adult life hoping for a long rest and the last 10% trying to convince the Lord that you're actually not that tired. ~Robert Brault,