Saturday, July 23, 2016

PEACE

Howdy Crafters - I hope your day is going well for you... here is my Peace card - think of how peaceful it would be riding in a hot air balloon on a nice clear, sunny day. Of course, you would not find me up there in that hot air balloon, but my MIL, Harriette,  had riding in a hot air balloon on her bucket list and my husband Richard and his siblings took mom up for this adventure for her 90th Birthday- she so loved it. Mom died at the age of 95. Have a blessed week - Gail

Recipe
White cardstock for base of card
Scor-Pal to score base
Kraft cardstock for mat
Everyday Kraft for Sketch layout
Sketch by Memory box









Sizzix circle die cuts - Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Swiss Dots - pink and teal cardstock
Memory Box Hot Air Balloon die - Pink cardstock
Memory Box Peace Word die cut - Tan Foam Tape - love using this foam tape for creating a pop to the card
Poppy Stamps - the 3 birds in teal from the Serendipity bird Frame
3 Pink Gems

It would be an honor to share with

 Just Keep on Creating - September Challenge

CHN July Patterned paper Challenge

Memory Box #14 Sketch Challenge 1E

Poppy Stamps #22 Up Up and Away #3

Dragonfly Journeys Up Up and Away UE

QKR Stampede #201 Up Up And  Away #1

 
QKR

10 comments:

  1. Hi Gail! Beautiful card and a great memory of your MIL too. You wouldn't find me up in one either! Great colors too. Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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  2. The sentiment compliments the Hot Air Balloon wonderfully. Enjoy watching & photographing Hot Air Balloons. Not ever been up in one but would like to. A co-worker of hubby's said they went up in one and there were 8 people in the balloon basket which in my opinion is crowded. Have a Bee-utiful day!
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  3. So elegant!Thanks for sharing with us at QKR Stampede this week, Pirjo Dt

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  4. Riding in a hot air balloon is something that I have on my wish list. Whether I will actually ever manage it ... well we will have to wait and see! Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Eureka Stamps.
    Mary

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  5. Beautiful card and great take on the challenge. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

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  6. Thanks for sharing your lovely card and joining us this week for QKR Stampede's challenge.

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  7. A wonderful creation - thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.

    Helen x
    (DT)

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  8. Great card Gail..
    Thanks for joining us at Poppystamps this month.
    Pam x

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  9. Really nice use of the layout to highlight the central image. Thank you so much for playing along with the Memory Box challenge this month!

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  10. Such a great story about your MIL, I would also love to go in a hot air balloon lets say over the Pyramids, a dream of mine. I love this card with the different elements you have used.Thanks so much for sharing your creation at
    Anything goes September link-up, Just keep on creating
    Susan xx

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It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~