I used today's CC colors (pacific point, real red, pumpkin pie) to make a card in honor of Barb, our FS from last Sunday. Congrats to Barb! Her gallery is full of great cards. This is the card I chose to case.
My card is going to Kim's (Crazykim) Dad, Tom. He is battling cancer, which they thought they got but he has to have more surgery. As well, he is still deeply grieving the loss of his wife (Kim's Mom) who passed away 1-1/2 yrs ago. I hope it will help him to know I care. :)
Stamped kraft w/real light Versafine toffee (*neutral brown.) Inked linen stamp with pac pt and spritzed w/water. Stamped over the toffee with the third stamping (kinda made the pac pt look green but I assure you it IS pac pt!) Lightly and randomly re-inked the linen stamp, spritzed with water. The second panel is the the second print I stamped. Stamped the Magenta floral in Stazon black. Added a real red mat. Colored with today's colors, achieving various shades by using different amounts of water. Stamped the sentiment in real red. (That "u!" at the end has lost it's "self-stick" on the back and when I stamped it, it slipped down. Drats!)
Thanks for looking! :)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 GMT Views: 1035
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Tue, Apr 22, 2014 @ 11:38 PM
Gabby your beautiful card and kind words and email brought me to tears. I know us teapotters are always there for each other but when it is a call out for my Dad and you do send a card to him I am so overwhelmed by your kindness. He will love your card. He is such a special man who has always been the bestest Dad ever. I will answer your email as well. Thank you so so so much xx
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Wed, Apr 23, 2014 @ 7:13 AM
Oh my gosh, Gabby, this is jaw dropping gorgeous. I absolutely love your BG stamping, and the vibrant colors on your flowers are stunning. This just pops out of the gallery. Thank you so much for honoring me with this beauty. I will be faving your card for future inspiration :-)
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Sun, Apr 27, 2014 @ 7:35 AM
I'm so happy this is in the favorites this week, I must have forgot to click on the favorites button!!!
Congratulations! In the General Stamping forum, you're in the FAVORITES for the week ending April 27, 2014. See post #13
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Sun, Apr 27, 2014 @ 3:31 PM
Oh, Gabby, this is BEAUTIFUL! Your colored flowers are so pretty! I'm sorry Kim's Dad, Tom is going through such a rough time, but I know this will he will love your card and even more the thought behind it!