Sunday, July 11, 2010
Bird Watching & Coffee
She's a wonderful woman, always seeing the good in people and taking time to notice the little things in life. She's conquered most obstacles that presented along the way, making her wise and beautiful. She drinks her coffee and watches the birds from her patio every morning. Perhaps I should do this as well, it seems to be the trigger to living each day in the moment and having a happy life like hers.
I'm on a quest to make some flat and easily mailed cards to give to my grandma for her 82nd birthday, the woman referenced above, who still believes in the power of a handwritten note. My card draws inspiration from the line of yellow coffee mugs at Octavia & Brown's shop for the Etsy Inspired Challenge and uses the layout from the sketch at Limelight Papercrafts (plus background stamping). The birds were stamped in chalk ink and given a bit of dimension with colored pencils. Love them, aren't they cute?
Supplies Used: Cardstock: (White) Georgia Pacific (Yellow Gold) Recollections Stamps: (Bird and Leaves from Woodgrain Silhouettes Additions) Wplus9 Ink: (Yellow Citrus Chalk) Colorbox Other: (Colored Pencils) Prisma, (Black Marker) Pilot, (Black Floss) DMC, Staples