Thursday, May 12, 2016

Family News - PPA300





It was lots of fun catching up on family news at my mother's birthday luncheon. Keaton is studying robotics - Bob and Cindy just returned from a New England brewery tour - Peter is in training to climb a lower section of Mt. Everest - Bernie is headed to South Africa  to work on a game preserve - Emma has started soccer - Erin is planning her family camping trip -  Mike and Ria are off to Bermuda....wow! But I brought the table to a halt when I said "Well I just got back from a shoebox swap in Ilion!"  To mere mortals outside of the stamping world that is a very strange sentence indeed.........

Anyway this card is off to our swap's hostess who graciously shared her beautiful stamping space with us and organized everything perfectly!  It was a fun day.......and I didn't need a Sherpa guide, bathing suit or bug spray......



                Great sketch at Pals Paper Arts this week!





 Stamp Sets:  Awesomely Artistic, Helping Me Grow, Hardwood
Paper:  Something Borrowed DSP, Mint Macaron, Sahara Sand

14 comments:

Doris D. said...

You are just too funny with your shoe box comment. I love this card. So simple but says a lot.

bnice gal said...

Your card is lovely. I like the diagonal dotted background you used. Is this designer series paper or a stamp set?

bnice gal said...

Your card is lovely. I like the diagonal dotted background you used. Is this designer series paper or a stamp set?

~amy~ said...

This is so very pretty!

Debra Anderson said...

Such a beautifully balanced card, in my opinion.The femininity of Awesomely Artistic works so well against the wood grain and background pattern. It helps to keep everything from looking too "frou-frou". Love It!

stampwithamyk said...

How dare they not understand your shoebox swap?? Ha! Love your card, perfect colors and great design! :)

Marlene said...

This is a nice and diff. layout. Colors are great.

Mary Fish said...

Absolutely the sweetest bouquet of flowers and the perfect sentiment. I'll bet you are as excited as I am to see more colors in the enamel dots soon?

Patti MacLeith said...

beautiful, FRIEND!!

Ginger said...

Love your card Linda! The woodgrain strip down the middle is the perfect accent for the lush foliage! You need a secretary to keep track of your family from the sounds of it!

Dawn Tidd said...

haha! I am mosted interested in your announcement!! If I could just get some mojo back it would all be good! I love this card, Linda. The colors look beautiful together and enamel dots are some of my favorite things! :)

Karren said...

Ha ha I suppose when you think about it a "shoebox swap" is the weirdest sounding thing! Love those colors on your card - great combo!

Jen Mitchell said...

Well, for what it's worth I think a shoebox swap is way more exciting than climbing Mt. Everest. It's cold up there! And you've got a great take on that sketch here. It's got a lovely vintage look to it, I think.

Joanne James said...

Love this card Linda - lovely pastel colours the banner across the front looks great.