Friday, August 1, 2014

Vacation Over - Time to Make a Card

I was on vacation.  I did get in some play time on vacation.  I visited one of my dear friends who has moved to South Carolina on a beautiful lake to live out their retirement.  Beautiful home, beautiful location, beautiful friends.  I am looking forward to when I retire to go spend some time with them in the winter months to escape the winter cold.

On Friday's I like to use my Unity Stamps and play in their Friday Challenge - Friends With Flair.  I have used this stamp before but he is cute - maybe next week I will try to use another stamp.  Although I do have this same card in my head in a different paper grouping - blues and kraft - so you never know what will happen.  I guess you will have to stop by next Friday to see what I did.

I based the card on the current sketch at Deconstructed Sketches.  A nice sketch - lots of layers.  I used a muted color palette for my card - it is a new pad I got from Heidi Swapp.

The card will go in my Operation Write Home box.  It is a card that can be used throughout the Winter months because it is not holiday specific.


The current challenge at Addicted to Stamps Challenge Blog - Anything Goes.  Love those challenges.

Two days of work and then I have the week end to catch up on rest and things.  Enjoy your Friday.

18 comments:

Donna K said...

gotta love living in the carolinas! i'm glad you enjoyed your visit. saw your card on Facebook this morning, how super cute is THIS! could a penguin be ANY cuter? i think not. have a super weekend.

Ruby said...

adorable! I love penguins :D

Tenia Nelson said...

So FUN, Miss Lady!! :)

Ruby said...

Very sweet card.

Gaylynn said...

Awe, he's so CUTE. Great for the sketch too. :)

Sue D said...

Great choice of papers and perfect for OWH.

nancy y said...

what a cute card, great take on the sketch!

Dawn Fields said...

Very cute card!

Linda said...

what a happy cute card!

Cynthia said...

Very sweet!

Life of a Caffeinated Mom said...

I am glad you had a nice vacation. You card is so cute.

Katie Melhus said...

The lake sounds lovely! That penguin is adorable and looks great with this mix of patterns :) Thanks for playing with us this week at Addicted to Stamps and More!

Scrapper Myra said...

Sorry vacations ended. Keep going. Beautiful card. Cute. So cute.

Miwa said...

Glad you had a great vacation! Love the card, the penguin is adorable!

Loll Thompson said...

Hi Barb. What a cute little guy! :) Lovely mix of patterned papers to show him off. Thanks for joining us at ATS&M.

Crystal said...

Love this cute card and great papers and colors too!

Lee-Anne said...

Wonderful mix of papers and that penguin..awww...love it, Barb! So happy you could join us at ATSM!

monikaskinner said...

Super cute little penguin. Love the woolly hat! Thanks for joining us at ATSM this week. Monika