Saturday, April 18, 2009

Just A Single Hibiscus

This was a thankyou card I made for a wonderfully funny friend, Noi, for a Christmas present this past year. It also was a 'I'm going to miss you, too, card as she left recently to go back to Thailand to be with her mom. Noi is an extremely talented person who has tried to teach my friend, Jimmie, and I how to color the right way, I haven't gotten it done just right but like to work on it. I have a very heavy hand with the color! The image is by 'Beeswax' and stamped with Sepia VersaFine ink onto Beckett Expression Prairie cardstock colored with Prismacolor pencils. It has all been layered onto Bazzill cardstock of varying colors.

Friday, April 17, 2009

In exchange for a Lily

This was given in exchange for some transparencies that a friend shared with me and my 'bud' Jimmie. I think we got the best deal-many transparencies to play with and Mary got one card. I can't remember who the image is by but it was stamped with VersaFine Sepia onto Beckett Expression Prairie paper and colored with Prismacolor pencils.

What's Happening of Late

I have made a few cards lately when I had to, can't seem to get into the swing of things. I think I want to do something and just can not get my mind around it. I will sit at my table and look around and that's it. Zip, zero, zilch. Maybe later.

I did make it through the one year since my Daddy passed and it was easier in ways and hard as hell too. I think the sadness of not seeing him again is what is the hardest part but knowing he is ok where he is a very good part. Enough.

I finally have a picture of my daughter and her husband to post, I had some but none she wanted me to use-girls! I took some pictures of Ashley Claire and Jude and his sister, Kathy, her partner, Nicole, their 22-month old Brayden, and Ben, Jude and Kathy's baby brother last weekend. It's spring and outdoor pictures need to be made and Grandmothers need pictures! Here is one of Ash and Jude and their 'daughterdog' LolaMae Dupuy who is wearing her Easter dress of shades of pink ruffles and just a few sparkles and a lovely bow to accent the back. Three small ruffles adorned the front neckline and her lime green 'diamond' studded collar was the perfect jewelry!