Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Papertrey Ink September 2013 Blog Hop

Good Morning Dear friends!!  It's time for the Papertrey Ink September Blog Hop!! I am so thankful that I was able to have some craft therapy time as we have been going through a difficult time over the past few days.  I poured my heart into this card and I will give it to a special friend for all the love and support that she has shown to me and my family!  What a blessing friends are in our lives!  I don't know what I would do without the support and love of our friends and family!!  
Here's the challenge:
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The holidays are just around the corner and in any store you stumble into the aisles are decked out with new decor, including wreaths.  Dig out a favorite wreath stamp set, layer small die-cuts & punches or even use unconventional materials like buttons or rhinestones to create a wreath on the front of a festive card.  You can choose to make your card fall-themed, embrace the upcoming holidays or just something pretty to use for an everyday greeting.  Have fun experimenting with fun color combinations and layers of texture!  We look forward to seeing your creations!
and here's my take on the challenge:
I used PTI's Birds and Blooms Stamps and Dies for this card.  I just love this set!! So sweet and pretty!  I love the fact that you can incorporate several different colors into the wreath and the little birdie and nest are absolutely perfect! One of my favorite sets for sure!!

Papertrey Ink Supplies Used:

Birds and Blooms Stamps and Dies
Kraft, Spring Moss and Stamper's Select White Cardstock
Sweet Blush Patterned Paper
Simply Chartreuse, Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fizz, Spring Rain, and Hibiscus Burst Inks

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Sharing my Heart

Good evening dear friends!  I'm dying to get back to creating and sharing my heart with all of you! It has been a very long dry spell, but I'm thinking that work is going to slow down a little and I"ll have some time to play with my crafty goodies!  I'm especially excited to get to work on some wall art and dabbling in a little mixed media goodness.  We'll see how it all works out.  In the meantime I've been taking some of my favorite photos and pairing them with favorite scriptures that have been speaking to my heart.  This particular photo is of my sweet hubby walking along Lake Yellowstone.  We had such a fabulous day and this scripture, sigh, quiets my heart.  I have been so stressed lately and boy do I need those quiet moments!
I am so thankful that He is with us every minute of every day!  What would we do without him?

I will be back in the next couple of days with a new card to share.  I can't wait to get back on track!!

Thanks for stopping by and I'll be seeing you very soon!!