Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #335 Card

Yeah yeah, I know yesterday was officially "Blue Monday" - and it affects me in a big way and I have to work very hard to dispel the heavy mantle of mid-winterness - full on here in (supposed to be) Sunny Osoyoos BC.  I think I've seen the sun peep out only twice in the the past two weeks.  I feel like I'm wearing dark glasses and my head feels full of cotton and weight presses on my eyes.  I refuse to give in, I make some small manageable goals each day and stick to them.  I can't change the weather but I don't have to be controlled by it either.

One thing which is brings a bit of sparkle into my day and which I thoroughly enjoy is creating - so my reward for reaching my goals in any day is to allow myself to play!  Today I teamed up with my Sister in Law Judy as we took the

Tuesday Morning Sketches #335 Card Challenge 


Lots of scallops and shapes to work with, loving layers too!  


I chose to go with an embossed white background - to be fair I should always mark my folders... I don't know but I think this one is by Elizabeth Craft.  The scallop cuts were created on my Silhouette Cameo.  Both stamps are Stampin' Up.  I embossed the bloom and embossed it with a gold glitter.  


I have been waiting to use these sparkly washi tapes forever and a day... well cloudy, gloomy doomy day was today, and it really did chase my blues away!  I punched the two tiny hearts out of the scraps!  

I wish you sunshine wherever you are (and please send me some too!)  



5 comments:

  1. If the real thing does not appear sis, I am wishing you sun shiny thoughts. I love your card, all that sparkle is beautiful.

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  2. Barb yesterday was so much fun ...and being able to do a challenge together even nicer. Love your card even those little hearts so sweet. Can't wait for the next time we can do this.

    hugs

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  3. Oooh pretty washi tapes!! I love the sparkle and glitz. Great card, too. I love the texture and simple flower. Perfect! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  4. Beautiful card!! I'd not heard of Blue Monday, but my day was starting out to be a blue day today, so your sentiment is a great encouragement and reminder!!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!
    Debbie (TMS DT)
    Debbie's Dash of This and That

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  5. So glad you and your SIL picked our challenge to share! What a fun idea! Your card is beautiful, love the sparkle and the sentiment!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

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