Friday, February 24, 2017

Carousel Sunset

Hello Readers,

For today I am playing along with Inspired by All the Little Things and Sunday Stamps. Both of these challenges proved to make a fantastic card!! Well... I'll let you be the judge 😊. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

My inspiration came from a trip my hubby went on 12 years ago
to Chicago's Navy Pier here in the United States.

The inspiration for the sun rays came from the sketch Sunday Stamps
provided. I thought it would be a good way to showcase the Ferris wheel.

The single gem on the Ferris wheel is all the embellishment the card needs.
The picture doesn't do it justice, but the black scene and 'celebrate' sentiment are die cut from sparkle paper. I thought it added a festive feel. 

 Challenges Entered:
Inspired by All the Little Things: #44 with Becca Whitham
Sunday Stamps: SSC146- Getting Sketchy

After this post, I have a date with my daughter to go to the mall. We will be picking out a dress for her Daddy/Daughter Dance this Saturday. She is eleven and there won't be too many more dances with dad so he is going to soak up every moment before she gets older. As for me, I will cherish the moments too because it won't be long till she is all grown up. 

Well, that should do it for me!! You will see me later in the day so until then take care and thank you for stopping by today! I know we all have busy schedules and your visit is always appreciated. So, until next time, happy stamping.

All the best,
Shawna ♌


Claire Broadwater said...

Shawna, I just adore this beautiful background you created! This does remind me of Navy Pier! So happy you joined us at Sunday Stamps! XX

Marina said...

Very atmospheric.

Cindy Major said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the colored sky and the fair silhouettes :)


Heidi Baks said...

I really love this die-cut, and I adore the sponging you did in the background to complete your scene. Beautiful! Thank you for joining Sunday Stamps this week.

Lisa said...

Very fun take on the sketch! When I was in the Navy and going to my school in Great Lakes IL I went to Navy Pier a few times, very fun area to check out!

Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

Karen Day said...

A really wonderful take on the inspiration photo, Shawna! Glad you could join us this week at Inspired By!

Petra Swart said...

Oh, Shawna, this must be so beautiful IRL with the sparkle paper!!!! You are so talented and always come up with the most wonderful designs!!!!! Such a great idea to do the sun rays - your sponging is fabulous!!!! A great big WOW, for this one, my friend!!!

Becca-expressions said...

Congrats on being chosen an Inspired By Standout! You did a fabulous job with the inspiration photo.

Leigh Penner said...

I love this! Fabulous take on the inspiration photo!

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