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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
It's been quite awhile since I posted a card for the DP2 Challenge so I'm happy to be back with this cheerful image of Mummu's Roses. I had made this a couple of weeks ago with no specific purpose in mind, except just to get my mojo back. It would make a nice birthday or Mother's Day card.
My usual practice of taking photos with natural light doesn't work well when it's late in the day and the light coming in through the window is so low my shadow is cast on the lower right corner. But the large flower is a bright pink and the assorted roses are shades of pink to rich red. The paper is from the Prima Madeline Collection with has lovely old-fashioned patterns in cheerful colors.
Mummu is colored with Copics and surrounded by swirls of rhinestones.
Thank you for stopping by today. There is still time to post in this week's challenge, so color up one of your favorite Mo Manning images and join in with all the other talented paper crafters.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
In my last post I vowed to get busy again..... and I did, but not so much with cards as I had hoped. I actually went to work parttime at a lovely boutique here in Branson. Three days a week, on my feet for eight hours, took more out of me that I was prepared for. And I still struggle with the loss of my mom. Nothing in my life has been so hard. The support from online and real life continues to remind me how blessed I am.
When Mother's Day came along I was missing Mom so much. I knew she would want me to keep busy and to celebrate the day in her memory and with our dear friend, Norma, my "other mother". So this card was for Norma.
|I wanted something with lots of flowers and a vintage feel.|
|A variety of one-of-a-kind flowers blended better than I imagined they would.|
|The image is from my collection I've acquired from many sources over the years.|