Monday, June 3, 2013

Card Exchange

I've gotten back to doing Deborah's monthly card exchange.  It's so fun to send & receive cards from fellow crafters.  I intended to use the sketch, which I love.  However, I've been needing to take this quote to heart lately with some challenges in my life & had never inked the stamp (Penny Black) which fit the theme of sailing/boats.  Figured I'd just layer it up as the only element, but then I remembered this old Magenta ship stamp I hadn't used for years.  The ink is Adirondack Denim (another old favorite) & the corner piece is Spellbinders Fleur de Lis Squares cut diagonally.  Finished off with this lovely hemp cord (MFT) & a navy button.  I encourage you to join in the monthly card exchange--maybe meet a new crafty friend.

15 comments:

  1. this is very beautiful Greta. Great sentiment.

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  2. Really beautiful lovely Greta. I can tell you've been stamping a long time, just by that Magenta image. I love that sentiment too; I just got a very similar one from Verve! BTW, the lake photo on my blog is of Lake Crescent, west of Port Angeles.

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  3. So glad when you can remember an older stamp and let is shine again! I used to love Magenta stamps and have some, but they rest in their storage container .. the sentiment is one we should all live by.

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  4. Greta, unable to locate your email addy so we can chat off-line. Mine is is listed in my blog profile if you'd like to send me a note. Sounds like we have a lot in common :)

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  5. Completely gorgeous, Greta! I too find it comforting to have words like those to remind me of the things that are within my own control.

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  6. Beautiful card!Love the sentiment!!!

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  7. Gorgeous and timeless card Greta!
    I just love that shade of blue and wasn't aware of Adirondack was carrying such a shade so thank you for mentioning it as well ;-)

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  8. beautiful, this quote is so well said and works perfect with this image. another beauty :)

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  9. Such a beautiful card, Greta! The sentiment is powerful! I hope that whatever challenges you're facing, that you find direction; you are compassionate and strong, and I believe fully that you will 'adjust your sails'! Thinking of you!
    c

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  10. What a gorgeous card with perfect sentiment! I hope whatever challenges you are facing that it improves soon! Take care!:-)

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  11. beautiful card with great sentiment, Greta!

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  12. This is beautiful! That quote is so true and I very much need to take this to heart as well with some challenges with my little. It's tough having a special needs child and you have to teach society and even myself you can't put a round peg in a square hole.

    Thanks for sharing this beauty.

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  13. Hi, Greta! Your card is simply beautiful! I love the pretty image, colors, & fabulous quote.

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  14. I hope all is well. This card is simply beautiful!

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  15. I love this sentiment and the beautiful ship! What a wonderful card!

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