onsdag 24. oktober 2012

Good news, bad news and a card

Hi there!

The last month has been hard, but it has also learned me a lot about myself and what I want to do with my life. 
For those of you who wonder what's been gooing on, I can tell that my mum died on Crete when she was on a trip with some friends. It was a shock to all of us, she was seeming pretty healthy before she left, but after only two days on the Greek island, her aorta cracked and she died within only a couple of minutes. 
Now I use the cardmaking as a therapy - it's good to think of other things... 

But this was the sad news - I've got some really good news too!! :)
For those of you that knows me, you also know that I looooove the Sweet Pea Stamps. And I'm so lucky to be one of the girls on the Sweet Pea Stamps DT now!! Wuhuuu! Which means I'm able to work even more with the fantastic stamps!! :) I'm really excited!!
I've made a SPS card using the October sketch from my fav sketch challenge blog, CLP Challenge (which I've been so lucky to be a part of earlier! Lucky me!!) 
For my card, I've been using the supercute Elisabeth Bell stamp named Sitting with Teddy, coloring her up with my Distress reinkers. 
Here are some pics:

Size: 6" x 6"
Stamps: Elisabeth Bell for Sweet Pea Stamps Sitting with Teddy. Unknown - Doodle stamp, corner stamp
Ink: Archival Ink Coffee, Distress Ink Walnut Stain
Papers: Maya Design Vintage Summer Basics 6x6"pad
Others: Martha Stewart - Cherish punch around, RangerStickles Crystal Kort og Godt - halfpearls Authentique - Petite Type Square letterstickers Unknown - Laces, hearts, 3D dots
Techniques: Papers are distressed and blackened. Stamps is colored with Distress reinkers

This card also goes to the following challenge:
* Papertake Weekly Challenge - Fireworks (I've added sparkling stickles)

Remember to take care of each others!! 

3 kommentarer:

  1. Hi Randi, I am soooo sorry to read about your mum. Must have been a terrible shock for you and your family. I wish you much strenght to go through this hard time. It is good that you can see the card making as a therapy to get on other thoughts. Know this very well, too. A big welcome to the team, sweetie!! Great to have you in our Sweet Pea Stamps family.
    Hugs, Karina

  2. gorgeous creation thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

  3. Hi Randi, how are you sweet friend? I'm so happy to see you join our challenge with this adorable card! Love it! Thanks for joining the CLP Sketch challenge, hope to see you again.



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