This card was inspired by Pinterest (that's my story and I'm sticking to it).......as I was Pinning without 'pinteruption' and came across this sweet saying about sisters on another pinner's board I tore myself away from the computer and sat my butt at my stamp desk to do some 'real creating'.
I had been working on coloring this image a few weeks earlier - I have two sisters and the whole time I colored I was thinking of them, how different we are, and yet we have managed to stay close over the years with sister trips together. My older sibling can be a 'bit' of a control freak so it is no surprise that I imagined her as the one with the finger a waggin. Now you understand why it is that when I came across this saying I just had to get it AND this image on a card. I love easel cards and thought it was the perfect way to use the sentiment, surrounded by three unique flowers (handmade by me, of course)....a colorful garden of love. Don't know if I have it in me to produce one for each sister, for sure this is going to the older one.
This is for sisters everywhere!!!
Got this uploaded and realized that Brenda is Queen this week.....this one's for you as well sistah (here) is my inspiration, I am a little partial to easel cards, I was plum worn out after looking through all her fine work.
Registered: February 21, 2005 Location: Central Washington Posts: 2080
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 @ 2:11 PM
I love your card! I happen to have this stamp and two sisters! I agree, we are certainly different flowers from the same garden too! I love the way you used the scallop/easel design. Very nice job and thanks for the inspiration!
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Fri, Jan 18, 2013 @ 3:30 PM
Sherry, a hoot!! So true....
------------------------------ 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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Fri, Jan 18, 2013 @ 4:08 PM
OMG! I don't have this image, but was thinking about ordering it last night! I'm the oldest and have two younger sisters! I thought the same thing, but then I don't look as old as these ladies and I know my younger sisters would not be too happy to be referenced to any of these images either! However, one day we may very well be this old and look this way! I think I just may have to go back and get this ordered! I love your sentiment and it's so perfect! Thank goodness some of you go to Pinterest and look, as I have NOT picked up that habit yet! LOL TFS :)
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My best creation is my children. -Diane von Furstenberg
Registered: February 21, 2007 Location: Bucks County, PA, Just north of Philadelphia Posts: 17595
Fri, Jan 18, 2013 @ 5:58 PM
Hmm, noticed you didn't say which one of the gals YOU are! jest wonderin'......
Awesome easel card and I love the comparison of Sisters in the sentiment - that is the TRUTH!! This was so well thought out and I think your flowers all ROCK!! Thank goodness you dragged yourself away from pinning for a bit and did some REAL CRAFTING WORK!!
Those AI women and oldies are so much fun to work with!!
------------------------------ SUE aka GREENIE - Twisted Sistah Handmade cards because..No one displays an email on their mantle, or saves a FB post in a box of treasures! Nothing is impossible with God!
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Fri, Jan 18, 2013 @ 5:59 PM
Oh now....very pinteresting. I see you have kept calm and kept your jammies on to create such a wonderful card. Hmmm...so the oldest would be the finger pointer, eh? That would be me (and it is) my my two younger sisters! Lol. Love your shading and beautiful blooms. Great card to honor Brenda Sistah. Lymi
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"The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun scorched land and strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden." Isaiah 58:11