I made this card for this week's Teapot Tuesday Challenge. This week, the cards are going to our very own SCS DonnaJeanne who lost her dear husband just before Christmas. Donna sent me a Teapot Tuesday card during Christmas week which just speaks volumes to me, and is very humbling knowing she did this while grieving a very recent loss.
This is the first card I have made in nearly 3 months and I have forgotten how to stamp! But, I am getting the hang of it again. The gingham panel is stamped with a background stamp so all the purple is perfectly matched. This is the first time I have used this stamp set and it has a bit of a artsy feel to it because the stamp layers do not line up perfectly. I was surprised by this, but I am getting used to it now.
My heart truly goes out to Donna Jeanne, and I am so glad we are sending her lots of paper hugs and love this week. Thanks for hosting this wonderful Teapot Party Susie and thanks for looking today. ~Karen.
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 GMT Views: 875
Registered: March 13, 2011 Location: Langley, B.C. Canada Posts: 18149
Tue, Jan 21, 2020 @ 12:12 PM
Wow, what are the odds that I would come on just now, to see your lovely creation. I love all the matching color with the background gingham stamp to go with your irises. This gives me inspiration for those scalloped dies too. This will be a wonderfully comforting card for Donna. Glad you got some paper therapy goin' on with this, Karen. Faved!
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Tue, Jan 21, 2020 @ 1:46 PM
<span style="font-size: 13.3333px;">Karen, what a wonderful sight to see you stamping. Your card is beautiful (you sure didn't forget how to stamp). Your card will be a delight for Donna to open with those beautiful irises and such a sweet sentiment.</span>
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Tue, Jan 21, 2020 @ 2:31 PM
Wow, I wish I could forget how to stamp...just like this. Karen, it is wonderful to see you here, thanks so much for coming to DonnaJeanne's teaparty. I know it will mean a lot to her. Your card is gorgeous, I am blown away by your handmade gingham! Beautiful creation my friend.
Please don't take your organs to heaven - heaven knows we need them here.
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Tue, Jan 21, 2020 @ 4:13 PM
Oh, good on you stamping your own gingham so it matches that Lovely Lilac, one of my all time favorite purples. I used the ink today, too, but my flower doesn't "match" my gingham paper. I'm going with "it coordinates" heehee! The Iris are so pretty stamped on that scalloped and stitched die cut.
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