Forever Grateful

Hi There!

I am thankful for a lot of things in my life, my parents, loving sis, caring husband, family, friends and most of all our super adorable son. I am truly blessed to have a stable job and to have found my calling i.e. crafting  – Handmade Happiness.

But every once in a while life throws a curve ball and you got to deal with it. Recently, I had such a situation and thanks to a very loving friend, whom i absolutely admire, i could hit this curve ball right out of the park! I knew fell down hard, but thanks to my dear friend, i got myself up feeling more powerful and beautiful from within. Thank you dear friend and this card is especially for you. I am forever Grateful to you and our friendship.

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Here’s To make this card i first stamped and colored the center cut floral stamp by Simon Say stamp. After fussy cutting the image, I then covered the colored portion with glossy accents for added texture and dimension.

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Once the focal image was ready, before adhering it with foam squares i stencilled the background in soft grey color.

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I then added the strip of black fish cut card stock with the sentiment heat embossed in white.

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Finally to finish the card, i adhered the card onto a grey card base and added clear sequin.

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I enjoyed making this card, as i was filled with an overwhelming feeling of gratefulness towards my friend and all the while i was making this card, i was only thinking about her. Using the colors i thought she would like, enjoying the whole experience of making something from my heart for a loved one.

I share my story, mostly to encourage/inspire anyone who is reading this, not to shy away from seeking help of friends. Not to suffer or deal with the life alone. It’s surprising how a chat / drive with a friend, can make life more wonderful.

I love reading your comments and greatly appreciate your time on my blog. Do let me know your thoughts.

I am playing with a couple of challenges with this card:

SSS Monday Challenge – Thanks 

Daily marker 30 day challenge

Paru’s Card Making Challenge – November – Thank you card

all sorts challenge – Week # 493 colour red

dragon fly journeys Challenge # 129 Thanks & Giving

Artistic inspirations challenges challenge#209 – Anything Goes

Crafting from the heart – challenge# 228 – Anything Goes

All the very  best. Happy Crafting !! Have fun!!

Hugs

Bharati

 

 

 

4 thoughts on “Forever Grateful

  1. Beautiful card! I loved reading the inspiration for this card, your friend must be very special and the SSS Floral Stamp and the way you coloured it looks stunning 😀. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! J 😊 x

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  2. Fabulous card, love the touch of shine! Thank you so much for playing along with us in the Thanks/Thanksgiving Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge blog this week 🙂

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  3. Hi Bharati! The colors really stand out on these gorgeous flowers and I like the simple background stencil. The glossy accents really make this pop. I know your friend will cherish this forever, and you’re so lucky to have each other. Thanks so much for joining my Thanks & Giving blog challenge and good luck.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours 🙂

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

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