Monday, May 5, 2014

FAR BIGGER



I love being in my forties.


I'm not too thrilled about my aging body, mind you ;)


...but I wouldn't change the perspective for anything.


 I constantly remind my girlies that "this too shall pass" and there is 


SO. MUCH. MORE.


Lord willing. ;)




This is my first try at this week's


http://colourq.blogspot.com/2014/04/colourq-challenge-239.html







I can't imagine the perspective I'll have in another 40 years... ;)



stamps: Stampendous Vintage Crowns swirls,Hero Arts Texture and Shape,Tim Holtz Phrases 2
ink: Memento (Angel Pink,Bamboo Leaves,Tangelo),Versafine Onyx,Hero Arts Soft Cantaloupe
Want2Scrap adhesive pearls,Crop-a-Dile Corner Chomper






6 comments:

  1. I completely share your thoughts on being in my forties. On my 40th birthday I felt like I had received so many new gifts from God -- better insight was one of them. Love it!! Love your card too. Great sentiment.

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  2. I agree with you on the aging bod.! If only we could have the perspective of our forties in our twenties - I'm sure life would have been a lot simpler then! Great one layer card and I love the sentiment. Thanks for playing along at Colour Q!

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  3. Gorgeous card! Love that sentiment! And I love your way of thinking! :)

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

    hugs...
    Melissa

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  4. What a fab CAS card Marlena. I love the way you used the paint stripes and the colours look great together!
    Hugs
    Carol x
    PS enjoy your forties - they can be great years.

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  5. I am approaching 2 times your age. I can tell you I am not the same person I was at age 40. Time has a way of mellowing one. I have far more wisdom that I had 40 years ago, although sometimes I still make some pretty stupid mistakes. I am far less gullible. I am a much safer driver than I was at 40, regardless of what the media has proclaimed about older drivers. Enjoy the next 40 to the fullest! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  6. Awed by this card, Marlena - the brush strokes and the sentiment, nestled on its whisper of pink - is pure delight! I enjoyed my 40s, too, although they passed tooooo quickly! Now, I'm embracing my 50s (nearly mid-50s...eek)...Hugs~c

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)