Monday, August 1, 2016

Golden Years?

Hello Readers,

Today we start a new challenge at Make My Monday. This is such a fun take on our theme this week, 'Fun in the Sun!'. Here is my card for today, enjoy.


Happy cheery colors surround this traditional sunrise!
Yes sunrise
because the recipient is starting a new chapter in life. 
Challenge for the next two weeks:
Fun in the Sun!
The lines on the sunrise extend out beyond its borders.
The black frame blocks you from visually connecting the lines
but I can promise you they do connect.. 
Diecutting the word 'happy' is perfect for this card.
So happy and cheery.
 I made this card for a friend at church. Her long time co-worker is going to be retiring soon and she needed a card to celebrate the occasion. 

When I was a child I thought retiring meant you kind of went away and slowly wait till.... well.... the end of retirement. Times have changed or I was grossly misinformed! It is probably a bit of both. I see my parents and in-laws enjoying their retirement to the fullest. Some of them travel, volunteer their time more often, or become more active with their homeowners community. They are more active and busy then I am at times. Times have changed, and thank goodness because our retirees are more active than ever before. They don't wait till 'the end of the retirement'; oh no, they are out and about contributing in their community and for that I am so grateful... 

Well that should do it for me. I hope you have a great day and thank you so much for stopping by my little byte of the internet. I do hope you will join us at Make My Monday. It should be fun! Until then take care and happy crafting.

All the best,
Shawna

1 comment:

Mac Mable said...

Great idea to extend the lines beyond the stamped image. Gorgeous colours and blending and yes I agree about retirement and making the most of it x

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