Tuesday, November 27, 2012

~Courage~





As I was designing this card, I thought of my friend,

and how he might be a bit intimidated to cross a road again (if he hasn't already).



It takes courage to move ahead...








I used Jean's lovely sketch at







I used Authentique papers for the







That's two cards created and posted today....I was able to get crafty when all I really wanted to do during that time was take a nap.


It's one of those cozy...sleep in days.


and cold. oh. so. cold.


shivers.


stamps: Waltzingmouse Back in the Saddle,Sheriff,(snowflakes)Teeny Trees and Half Pint Heroes Additions
ink: Memento Ink Rich Cocoa,Versamark,Ranger Tim Holtz Walnut Stain
paper:Authentique Genuine and Fresh,Georgia Pacific White cardbase
dies: Spellbinders classic circles and postage stamp,My Favorite Things Sentiment strips
other: zig brown pen,Recollections Glacier and clear embossing powder,Darice twine,Scor-Tape,staples,Sizzix Textured Impressions Seasons Greetings,Crop-A-Dile Corner chomper










12 comments:

  1. I love that you used rectangles for the banners in the sketch...that is one of the greatest sentiments, very inspiring and so nice on a card.

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  2. What a wonderful encouragement card Marlena, I love the mix of my favourite WMS stamps, and the the fab colour combo.

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  3. Perfect card to encourage a friend - strong words! Your card is beautiful. I love the embellishing and the masculine colors!

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  4. Super card - I love that sentiment too!

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  5. Love your card for this sketch, Marlena...and the perfect encouraging sentiment!
    Sending you warm wishes from FL (although we are having some dips in temperatures this last week~waking up to the low 50's)

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  6. Fantastic Marlena, the rectangular banner are brilliant.

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  7. Hi Marlena! Love how you used a sheriff's badge as a background for your Courage sentiment - what a perfect pairing! Great take on the sketch too, I recognize it but it's not obvious.

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  8. Beautiful card Marlena! Great color combo and design!!

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  9. Perfect card for that friend. Love the way you tied your twine for this one. Beautiful take on the sketch!

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