Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Purple Heart

Hello All,

Today marks a new month and a new challenge at House of Cards. This month's theme is all about shades of... (not gray!) purple! Here is my card for today, enjoy!

A whimsical and dreamy scene of some flowers and wispy birds.
The background paper is probably 10 years old but the wispy birds and flowers are 'new' to me.
I will explain later.

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Floral Images and/or Colors
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I decided to use both the colors and floral images.
This is a very different card but I think it works with its shabby chic composition.
It is hard to see but I colored the heart with some Wink of Stella.
The heart needed some sparkle.
Challenges Entered:
Just Us Girls: Challenge 404- Wild Card Week


You are not going to believe my luck last Saturday! It started meeting a coworker who only works nights. We were introduced and I knew she was awesome! She is eclectic, daring, and so talented!! She watercolors gems so real that you could reach into the painting and touch them. Incredible! Unfortunately, she is moving across the country in September. She is now in the grueling process of moving of all her belongs to Washington state. She needed to thin out her stamp collection and happened to be talking about it. She discovered I make cards and promptly gave me almost everything she had in her bag! So, old stamps, yes, new stamps to me, definitely! I made a thank you card with the stamps she so generously gave me. It is the least I could do to say thank you with a handmade card. 

That should do it for me!! I hope this post entices you to join our challenge this month at ĺĺ then, have a great day, take care, and happy crafting.


All the best,
Shawna

7 comments:

Ina G said...

Absolutely gorgeous and in my favourite colour. Beautiful floral stamp. Just stunning! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Us Girls this week.

Merethe Arstein said...

Great card. So fun to see all you girls creations and howe diffrent they are on the same theme.

(✿◠‿◠) Ma (Merethe)
Teamie HOC
http://majaapia.blogspot.no/

foleysfriend said...

Love your card and the way you received "new to you" stamps. I'll bet that she was happy to find a good home for some of her treasures.

sue n.
HOC DT

Glittered Paws said...

Beautiful - love shabby chic - I just don't do it well but this is an inspiration. Great for this challenge. Shirley Team Mate

Donna said...

Gorgeous thank you card, and lucky you! Donna HOC Teammie

Michele K. Henderson said...

I love that gorgeous sparkly heart, Shawna! Your card is so pretty and cheerful too!
Take Care!
Michele, HOC treamie

Bobby said...

Lucky you, Shawna, to be gifted with wonderful stamps. The 'new to you' stamps made a lovely floral card with a lot of movement and interest. Thanks for sharing it with us at Just Us Girls.

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