Tuesday, June 23, 2015

KIck back and relax.


There is a time for everything, and a time to relax must be saved aside and enjoyed to the fullest. I am hardly ever at rest, but the times when I do rest I refuse to do anything. It is a very re-energizing exercise for me that it does not need to be done more than every other year or so.

Miriam Castanho Bollinger, #mstampinwithyou, stampin up, demonstrator, ccmc 360, retirement, moon lake stamp set, wild about flowers, dots for days, big shot, oval collection framelits, word window, modern label punch, su

I do not believe that anyone retires so they can do nothing. Precisely the contrary. People retire so they can do the things they were not able to while they were part of the work force. Perhaps a leisure day at a beautiful lake? For today's card, yes that will be perfect. The Moon Lake stamp set met the requirement with this beautiful image. Create with Connie and Marie challenge 360 is a color challenge and I think it went well with the image and sentiment, which is from the new Wild About Flowers stamp set. That background? Well, that is the new Dots for Days background stamp set, which I stamped using the Smoky Slate.

That's all for now. Get some rest, get some craft on, and remember to always take a moment to smell the flowers. Be well

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  1. This is a great image for a retirement card, and you have made it beautifully with these colors. It is even relaxing to look at your card and imagine this place! Thank you for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary!

  2. Wonderful retirement card...so peaceful looking with these colors and the simple lines! Thanks for playing along with the color challenge this week on Create with Connie and Mary!

  3. You've summed it up perfectly, the scenery evokes thoughts of fun leisurely time! A great set for a retirement card. Thanks for playing along this week at Create with Connie and Mary!

  4. What a wonderfully serene card - this scene exudes relaxation, although I'm sure you're right, my retirement 'to do' list is already long! Thanks for joining us over at Create With Connie and Mary this week!

  5. You've created a lovely calm scene which is just perfect for your retirement theme! So lovely how you used the colors on your card! Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary!

  6. Beautiful card! So clean and crisp and perfect for a retirement card. Thanks for joining us at Create with Connie and Mary this week. :)

  7. This image couldn't be more perfect for a retirement card! It's relaxing just looking at it! Thanks for playing with us at Create with Connie and Mary this week!


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