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Saturday, April 23, 2016

PPA297 and Giveaway!

Nine years ago yesterday my husband and I said "I do" under the tree in our back yard surrounded by our families and a few church friends.  I am so grateful for the blessed life The Lord has given us and I'm so thankful for the past 9 years.

But I won't bore you with sappy lovely dovey stuff - I'll just share the card I made Shawn instead! :)

The colors I chose were inspired by this week's Pals Paper Arts color combo.


I ordered the From Land to Sea set particularly for this lighthouse.  I love lighthouses and the symbolism of them.  I thought the sentiment from Going Global fit perfectly with the lighthouse and an anniversary card.


I wanted to make the look of the waves splashing against the lighthouse and sand and the Timeless Textures set was perfect.  I colored the lighthouse, Pool Party sky and added some sand that I drew "freehanded".


I also used the striped stamp from Timeless Textures to add some of the gray clouds.  A Wisteria Wonder button was added for a little more texture and color.


For the inside, I carried over the Timeless Textures and a strip of the black paper from Going Places DSP Stack.


Hope you all enjoyed my card.  Make sure to head on over to PPA's website.  And while you're stamping, make a birthday card to help us celebrated our FIRST BIRTHDAY at TGIF Challenges!

Our awesome "founder" Mercedes Weber is giving away a BRAND NEW, NOT-YET-TO-BE-RELEASED, stamp set from the upcoming SU! catalog!


Happy stamping!

-Holly 




5 comments:

  1. Lighthouses are my favorite too! I got this stamp set just for the lighthouse! I also use the wheel. Happy Anniversary, Blessings to you both!

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  2. Happy anny! Awesome card, I bet he loved it!

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  3. Wonderful card! The sentiment along with the image works so very well and the text background adds just enough. Thanks for playing along with us at PPA this week.

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  4. Wow that is gorgeous. I love the way this week's challenge colors look against the black Designer Series Paper. Thanks for playing with us at Pals Paper Arts.

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous! I love all the black in your card - really makes these colors work. Such a great card! I'm so glad you played along with this week's Pals Paper Arts color challenge.

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