Friday, April 15, 2016

PeAcE & lOvE



Peace & love are not easy.


It's messy business, folks.


Literally.


I peeled the wood sentiment off this sheet, and it broke~right at the swirly.


Go ahead, zoom in.


Check out the disaster, I'll wait.





(stamps:Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie  die:My Favorite Things Sentiment Strips  other:My Mind's Eye Picket Fences cardbase)



I know, right? ugh.
 
 
But you know what?
 
 
It's perfect.
 
 
 It's a perfect illustration of peace & love.
 
 
It's an awkward, messy business that involves salvaging brokenness, humbling of personalities, and well, no where near perfection.


But if a relationship can be restored...
 
 
it's worth it.






http://alwaysplayingwithpaper.blogspot.ca/2016/04/the-challenge-68-colour-challenge.html
(the larger confetti is green~but it's reflective and hard to see~sorry!)





http://curtaincallchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/04/curtain-call-inspiration-challenge.html



Hold out for love & peace if you can...and pray like crazy for a forgiving heart.


I've seen miracles occur in this regard~and it sure takes less energy than hate, once pride is laid down.


That's all I have to say about that. :)






6 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful card Marlena, but try as hard as I could I didn't see any disaster or messiness when I zoomed in. All I see is a beautiful card. Hugs, Brenda

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  2. Perfect! Love your mix of blooms and that you always find a way to weave great advice into your creativity! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Challenge!

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  3. I love your take on the broken wooden sentiment -- it's very true! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo! Your card is lovely!

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  4. Very pretty! And, I didn't zoom in. You are right, life is imperfect, we are imperfect and our imperfections make us who we are! :) Thanks for playing with The Challenge this week!

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  5. Very pretty! Wonderful take on the inspiration photo! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Curtain Call!

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