Friday, July 5, 2013

Here's to You!

My mom ALSO retired last week along with my dad.  She worked in the Fire/Rescue administration dept. (same as my Dad) for the last 23 years.  I'm so very happy for my mom.  I remember when I was a Senior in High School she worked 3 jobs at one point just so that she could pay for all of the dues, yearbooks, prom and other things that make senior year so awesome.  It's something I will always be grateful for and showed me the sacrifices that a parent makes for the benefit of their child.  
So, Here's to You, Mom!!  xoxo

For my mom's card, I used Stamping Bella's Uptown Girl - Opal the Optimist.  She was of course colored with Copics.  And although I know how much fun these Uptown Girls are to color, I still find myself thinking "WOW, that was fun!" when I'm finished.  :)  My card started with a base of Ivory cardstock paired with Terracotta Tile.  I love the rich colors in these designer papers from Carta Bella, Traditions.  I added a few clear rhinestones and a fishtail banner with a sentiment from MFT.

Copics Used:
Skin: E13, E11, E00, E50, E93
Hair: E50, E31, E35, E29
Dress: BG78, BG75, BG72, BG70
Wine Bottle: YG97, YG93, YG93, E43, E42, E41

Thanks for stopping by!!


Blankina said...

Your colouring on this fantastic image is great!!
Love it,
Hugs Blankina

Kim O'Connell said...

Wow! This is gorgeous, Freak!

Isa said...

I love this card !!! Love stampingbella stamps !!!

Ann Marie Governale said...

what a beautiful card, such a beautifully colored image as well. What a wonderful way to pay tribute to your Mom! Just perfect! xxx Ann Marie

Jenny said...

WOW!!! LOVE this soooooo much! the hair!?! OMG. it's perfection!

Shanna Shands said...

Wonderful coloring. I love the colors.

JoAnn said...

Congratulations to your mom. What a wonderful card you created for her. Your coloring is fabulous. TFS

Jean Bullock said...

Wonderful card. What a great mom.

Shannon White said...

Wow!!Gorgeous Gorgeous Miss Wendy!! And Congrats to your Mom too! 8-)


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