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Thursday, May 3, 2018

I Want to Go On Adventures With You

Coffee/Tea of the Day - Reiki (delightful fruit and floral tea blend)

Happy Thursday to all of you! Our day began with a beautiful cleansing rain and now the sun is peeking its head through the clouds. the air is clear and fresh, the grass has the most lovely aroma & little drops on the blades, and the birds are singing their songs. oh, what a wonderful day it is turning out to be! :)

Last year I took time away from my crafting to pursue some travel time with hubby as well as some amazing experiences in activism. 2 weddings in the next year put a bit of a crimp in that, and not that I mind one bit, but I do have the most treasured memories of the trips Dave and I took. Palmer, our beloved rescue pup, went on quite a few of those adventures with us. :)


I had that in mind when I made this card....
Dave is not just my other half, he completes me. he is my better portion. he makes me want to be better, and in turn makes me better. to say he is my best friend would be such an understatement. he is the very air I breathe. and I fail to tell him so more times than not.

it's a fairly simple card, but it packs a lot of love into it. :)

I used some of the paper scraps from the Carta Bella Cowboy Country paper collection that I had on my craft desk from the card I had made the other day. always nice to use up some scraps! ribbons come from Really Reasonable Ribbon, vintage buttons are from my stash, and that fabulous sentiment is cut apart from the wonderful 'Adventures' stamp by Rubbernecker. the cutey image is from LOTV and features a quirky girl riding along with her pup. I added crystal effects to the bike's headlight. beautiful die is by Spellbinders.

off to my craft room. lots of cards that need to get made and have to work this weekend. love to all of you!
Jennifer


Challenges:
Rubbernecker Stamps - Best Friends
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
Crafty Creations - anything goes
DL Art - anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes w/patterned paper
Creatalicious - anything goes w/optional sentiment
Sweet Stampers - too cute
Creative Crafters - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Hand Stamped Sentiments - inspiration photo: bike and flowers which are used in the bg paper (my image is painted with all SU! inks and main image base is SU! whisper white. card base is crumb cake.)

12 comments:

Fiona said...

Such a great card Jennifer - that image of the girl having such fun in the puddle reminds me of Pippy Longstocking! That takes me back to when I was young. Thanks for joining in with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments, Fiona, DT

DIANA L. said...

Super cute card Jennifer I really like all your pattern choices I love it.
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes MAY 2018 Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day
DIANA L.

DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER
DL.ART DESIGN TEAM MEMBER

Mary said...

Oops! Looks like I sent my comment to your email and not your blog, So sorry about that. I *love* your card! Smile BIG! :)

Mary from NH

Fikreta said...

Very beautiful card!

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for entering our CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for May!
Monica - DT

Debbie Mageed said...

What a sweet card! That little girl is sure to make anyone smile!! Thank you for playing with us at Hand Stamped Sentiments and hope you will join us again soon.

Kuni said...

A wonderful and cute card.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers Challenge and i hope to see you again.
Hugs
Kuni.

Jenny Engelke said...

How fun! I like the stripes, floral, and dots papers together! Lots of pattern and texture to make it interesting! Thanks for playing with us at HSS!

Anna said...

Very beautiful!
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!
Anna Dt

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful card, lovely image and design! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters! Hope to see you again!
~ DT Sherry x

Elizabeth Hart said...

What a delightful and fun card - she is darling. Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Crafty Creations Challenge, elizabeth (DT)

Dreja said...

Oh, wundervoll! Absolut phantastisch!
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers.
LG Dreja