Tuesday, January 10, 2017


I miss Hawaii~my home state

SO MUCH right now.

Excuse me as I dust off remnants of snow from my lip....

here's to you, my fragrant, warm Hawaii~

(stamps:Ellen Hutson Stay Golden  dies:Ellen Hutson Stay Golden.Avery Elle-ments Wonky Stitches/Dotted Elle-ments)

I combined Ellen Hutson stamps/dies and an Avery Elle die for the

 A strip of shiny tape was laid down before going through the Big Shot.

Remembered I had the stuff when I saw this challenge:


ooooh, la la, right?

I picked up the dots and incorporated the pink, black and green elements in this layered CAS creation.

If you are on a tropical island right now reading this...run to the beach and sink your toes in extra deep for me k?

Thanks. ;)


  1. Oh this is so fun and bright and cheery! Gorgeous!

  2. You are from Hawaii?! I guess you do miss it!!!! I so need to live in a warmer climate area myself. lol Yes, snow and wintrey mix for us today and tonight. Yuck! The older I get the less I like winter. sigh, Your card does your home state proud Marlena! I love the warm feel it has and love the papers and those flowers. Hugs, Brenda

  3. What a great take on the challenge! So cheerful and pretty. Thanks for joining us at The Card Concept!

  4. Gorgeous Marlena! I love the black flowers against the pink spots.
    Thank you so much for joining us at The Card Concept.


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