Friday, July 15, 2016

Love Always

Sometimes writing slumps need a jumpstart with a creative endeavor that doesn't require crafting sentences or keeping character motivations consistent.  At least that's what I'm telling myself. It's also a great way to get an anniversary card made for my sister and brother-in-law.

I used Altenew's "Beautiful Day" and "Peony Bouquet" for the flowers and CTMH's "Mr. & Mrs." for the sentiment. To create the gold frame, I used MFT's Inside & Out Rectangle Stitched Frames STAX on some extra shiny gold paper I've had for so many years, I'm not sure where I got it.  The stick pins are retired from CTMH, and the sequins were ordered through MFT but I believe are "Pretty Pink Posh."  I used Copic markers to add shading to the poppy images, the yellow berries, and to color leaves.

I'm entering this in Altenew's July "Wedding" challenge, although I added a few touches of blue to the color scheme. I'm enjoying this monthly challenge now that I have some of these gorgeous stamp sets in my crafty stash.  Sure wish I could play with them a little more these days, but...

I really do need to barricade myself in my office and get some editing done.

Until next time,


  1. Wow Becca, I must pin this - so very stunning!

  2. This is gorgeous, Becca! They will love your card!!
    I love the frame - it's a surprise! Excellent work!


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