Thursday, March 23, 2017

Silhouette in the Window

Hello Everyone,

For today I am playing along with City Crafter Challenge Blog and Inspired by All the Little Things. Both challenges seemed to fit perfectly. Here is my card for today, enjoy!


The girl's silhouette is a retired digi stamp from Sami's Stamps.
I printed her out and made a window for the sunset scene.
The scene was created using Crayola watercolors!
Yes! No need to buy expensive products.
As you can see, the color is vivid and blend in so nicely!

Below/Left: You can still see some her face and hair as she sits watching the sunset.
Bottom/Right: I wanted the surround of the scene to resemble a wood window sill. 
   

Challenges Entered:

 

The inspiration photo for Inspired by All the Little Things took my breath away. As a little girl, I would visit my grandparent's in late Summer. They lived in a small rural town in Pennsylvania. Nighttime was always my favorite because Dad and Mickey Nana (Grandma) would talk into the night while I snuggled into my grandfather's gray winter coat. I don't remember what was said between the two but what I do remember is looking up at the vastness of space. I was then I was pulled back to the familiar voices in the background all wrapped up in the security of Big Bill's (Grandpa) gray coat. What I wouldn't give for that gray coat. 

Well, thank you so much for dropping in to spend time with me. I really enjoyed this project. A lot of fun to create! I will be back, so until then take care and happy stamping everyone!!

All the best,
Shawna

9 comments:

Leigh Penner said...

This is beautiful! Wonderful take on the inspiration photos!

KimCreate said...

WOW. WOW! This card is beautiful! I've never seen a silhouette like that. The sky is amazing! Thanks for joining us at Inspired by all the little things!

Karen Day said...

Stunning night sky! Thanks for joining us at Inspired By All The Little Things!

Mac Mable said...

Fabulous interpretation with the two challenges. Absolutely perfect and did so enjoy reading about your grandfather's gray winter coat....what fabulous memories x

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Your card is breathtaking. Photo inspiration is nice, but your card is about the whole sky more beautiful. WOW! Thank you for your story of childhood. It's touching and so beautiful ...

Ros Crawford said...

This is absolutely fabulous!! I love the beautiful scene outside the window! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

Andie Miller said...

Your card takes my breath away! I've recently had occasion to make my fair share of sympathy cards and yours captures the feelings of my heart. This is a wonder in our craft! I'm glad to have found you through City Crafter Challenge Blog.

Marina said...

What amazing effect you've achieved with the crayons - this is gorgeous! Thanks for joining in at City Crafter.

Stella said...

Wow! Speaking of nailing a thene; you certainly did! Your card isfabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

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