Sunday, May 23, 2021

Praying for YOU...

Hello there, all you crafty peeps.
It's a beautiful day here, and hopefully, it's a beautiful day wherever you are today. Even if the weather isn't cooperating, hope you are having a lovely day anyway!!!

I have chosen Sundays to be my day to blog and show you some of what I have been working on during the week. I always have more in my stash than I can possibly blog about, but it's fun to pick a favorite and kind of show that off.
So this past week I received a stamp I had ordered from Waffle Flower. I wasn't sure how much I would be able to use it, but I loved it so much I just had to have it!!!. Turned out I made 2 cards with it because the image of the little girl praying fit just right for a person in the hospital, and my granddaughter's first job.
So I am sure that I will find other occasions too.

Here's my card:
Isn't she so pretty??? I love it!!!
I know it's not a stamp you could use for everyone, but I am a praying woman and sometimes you want people to know that.

I die cut a circle out of the top layer and then ran it through with an embossing folder. I am so glad to see artists using them again. They were kind of forgotten for a while, but I have quite a few from years ago, and this is one of them. They really do add a special interest to a card AND many artists are finding such interesting ways to use them. I can't wait to try those out.

Next was coloring the girl and the flowers that came with the stamp. The flowers were easy peasy. Too small to do any shading. BUT!!! I dread doing hair. I have much more practice to do before I'm good at it, but I think it came out ok. I used pencils, thinking that would be easier than water color, and I think it was. I am starting lessons on pencil coloring from Sandy Allnock. She is so good. Can't wait to put it into practice!!!

Here's the challenges I am entering with this card: inspired by something in my home (Bible)
          optional twist: embossing (dry embossing on front of card)  occasions (hospital stay, new job) no patterned paper anything goes + layering

So this is it for me today... 
Hope you enjoyed your time here.
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  1. Simply your adorable little lady. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Time Out!

  2. Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Let's Craft and Create. If you haven't already, I'd love to have you link up at Crafting Happiness Challenges ( as well!
    Janis, Design Team Member

  3. What a sweet card Elena. Lovely colouring and design. Thanks for joining us at the WWC. Tristan DT.

  4. Very beautiful! I love the all white background, makes the girl pop so well. Beautiful coloring too! Thank you for joining us at Time Out!

  5. This is such a sweet card! Thank you for your lovely entry at Mix It Up Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT


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