Sunday, July 14, 2013

Fun Times - a card for two challenges

I started this card on Saturday morning...and finished it this morning.  It's one of those cards that I worked on whenever I had a few minutes.  But.  It's finished!
I spent time with one of my sisters-in-law on Thursday, working in her kitchen to prepare for a big event on Saturday.  We talked quite a bit while we worked.  And one of the things we talked about was our parents.

So, when I saw the inspiration photo for CASE Study #145 challenge, I knew that I wanted to use a photo of my parents on my card.

 

Then I saw the beautiful colors at The Play Date Cafe #190.  So sweet!
Their colors are described as "burnt umber, honey &  butter".  Yummy colors, right?

I went clean and simple, to keep the focus on the photo of my parents.


It's a very simple card, really.  More Mustard & Barely Banana card stock from Stampin' Up!, patterned paper from the Sunshine 6 x 6 pad by My Mind's Eye.  Stamps from PTI and the Precious Remembrance Shop.  And...that photo of my parents.  I love this one!  I believe this was taken shortly before or shortly after they were married.  I miss them both so much, but I appreciate the years we (my sister and I) had with them.  They were wonderfully kind, caring, loving and giving parents.  What more could anyone ask for?
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7 comments:

  1. Love this Susie such a fabulous card. Thank you so much for sharing with us this week at CASE Study!

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  2. A gorgeous card made with photo of your parents, Susie! What a wonderful idea! Love those colors! Great take on the challenge!

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  3. Super sweet card Susie! Thanks for joining the CS...hugs ~S~

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  4. lovely, I love vintage photos in art! SO great.

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  5. I love incorporating vintage photos into card designs. This is fabulous, Susie, I love the framing above and below the photo. So glad you could join us for this week's Play Date Cafe Challenge!

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  6. That photo is precious.... Thanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe this week!

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