Sunday, February 21

A thank you...

Today was a fun morning with friends for breakfast.
Some I see once a month but two I hadn't seen since before Christmas.
They had gone on a trip to New England and brought me back this...


I LOVE HER!!!
  She is a solar waving Queen. 

I came across the 
and knew exactly what I wanted to do for a thank you!

  I used my Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations Union Jack embossing folder.
Once I had embossed half of the card, I tried to color it.
I say tried because three different mediums didn't work.
Then I thought of my chalks. I had used white linen card stock to give it the feel of fabric and when I applied the chalks it worked great.
I finished it with a Tim Holtz "Thank You" stamp from Saying Stuff using Distress ink.

Tonight I will write the thank you and send it to these friends who know me so well.
(Every time I look at the Queen I giggle)

4 comments:

  1. What a great way to theme the card back to the present! Thanks for the inspiration and the humour!

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  2. I think your 'Queen' is the business!
    Your card has a really unusual effect too... such an appropriate choice for the recipient!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. What a fun and clever take on the challenge and so appropriate for your recipient as Chrissie mentioned.
    thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  4. Sorry to be so late commenting, what a super texture card, just right for your friend!
    Thanks for joining our challenge
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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