Friday, January 16, 2015

You Are So Much Stronger




I remember the first time someone told me I was "strong".

I didn't believe him, but it sure stuck in my mind.

26 years later...I believe that I can be strong, especially with God's help.






I wanted to try this Runway Challenge again...esp. since I LOVE the main color.

I added a bit of frou-frou with touches of a small ornate stamp smattered in there to imitate the neckline design.



http://runwayinspired.blogspot.com/2015/01/ric75-ralph-lauren.html


I opened a "NEW to me" pack of paper I HAD to have and I'm entering this in


http://casology.blogspot.com/2015/01/week-129-nbus.html


and
NBUS Challenge #3 


I believe I haven't used the brushstrokes yet from my Sweet n' Sassy Grunge Elements set either.

In fact, it sat on my desk for at least 4 months because I was afraid to lose it in my stash...

out of sight, out of mind with this lady!!!

 Oh it's FRIDAY and today I had a chance to stamppppppp!!!!


I'll craft until I can't feel my toes (my craft desk is in the basement) ;)

blessings friends~


stamps: Sweet 'n Sassy Grunge Elements, WPlus9 Written on Ribbon, Waltzingmouse Stamps French Country
dies: Our Daily Bread Designs Bookmark die,WPlus9 Written on Ribbon
paper: Basic Grey Highline,Georgia Pacific white
ink: Versafine Onyx
other: Melody Ross "button"




6 comments:

  1. this is gorgeous.. totally love it

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  2. What a fantastic take on the inspiration photo! Love the colours, and the sentiment. Sometimes hearing that is exactly what gets you through a situation! So glad you joined us at CASology this week!

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  3. I think that you should put that last line up in your blog banner as your mission statement, Marlena!! "I craft until I can't feel my toes!" That really encompasses a lot of us, I think. For me, it's not because I craft in the basement, it's because I sit on my legs until my toes go numb. I know, it's a terrible unhealthy habit but we all do it in the family so it must be some genetic thing. Anyway, I love the line! And I think your card is incredible! I always love to see where your design brain takes us!

    Thank you so much for linking to both the CASology challenge and my NBUS Challenge #3! It's been a wonderful collaboration this week! I hope to see you again soon!! Hugs, Darnell

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  4. Such a lovely sentiment, and a lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us on the Runway! :)

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  5. A lovely card, love the bold colours. Thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology

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  6. I'm swooning over the way you translated this dress into your card...all those little details that, combined, make for one AWESOME card! I agree with Darnell: crafting until you can't feel your toes is a brilliant 'head-liner"...and oh, how I can relate! Your post has me beaming!
    Hugs~c

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