Monday, September 14, 2015

Touch of Color

Hello Friends,

For today I am posting for Make My Monday challenge blog..


The theme for this week is:

Black and White with a hint another colour.

Here is how I interpreted the challenge:

Just a hint of another color.
Stamped the sentiment then
added the die cut for a bit of pop.
This summer my daughter took a camp that taught the day in the life a Victorian woman. One interesting fact that will interest all of us card makers out there is the 'calling card' was the precursor to the greeting card. 

In that time there was the social language of flowers. Each flower that was given was meant as a sign of how the other was feeling. So after doing a bit of research I found out the pink rose was the Victorian symbol for perfect happiness. Isn't that what we all inspire to become 'perfectly happy'. I say bring the language back and load me up with pink roses!! 
Victorian Flower Language:
Pink Rose- Perfect Happiness
I hope this inspires you to link up to our challenge this week! I also want to thank you so much for joining me today. I hope you have great day and if you want to leave a comment please do so. Or if ANY of my information is incorrect please feel free to let me have it!! Take care all and see you soon!

In Perfect Happiness (almost),
Shawna 

5 comments:

Suzi B said...

Such a pretty card Shawna with delicate blush of pink
Suzi B xx

Suzi B said...

Such a pretty card Shawna with delicate blush of pink
Suzi B xx

Marina said...

This reminds me of a Victorian tinted picture - so delicate and beautiful.

Monika Reeck said...

oh dear your card is soo soo romantic
love this stamp and your big sentiment too
really ADORE ABLE one layer card ooh I want thissss
and I want to have this big stamp
your card really FUNTASTIC sweet friend
hugs, Monika

Monika Reeck said...

Now I remember what I wrote hehehe
I am also bad bloggy friend
you posted 14 Sept and I commented at 21 Sept
see I am also bad haha..
love this card and now it is in my Hand yaay
thanks sweety ;)

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