CT Scraplift: Sharon (Shannamay)
I've had Sharon's Claire's Car page in my "I Must Lift This!" folder ever since she posted it. Recently, Elena posted a link in the forums to a wonderful video, and suddenly I knew how I wanted to lift Sharon's page. Apparently that video was made to remind people to always wear their seat belts, but doesn't that concept just make the most wonderful metaphor for traveling through life together with someone you love? (Can I get an "Awwww!" )
In order to make the seat belt, I copied just the buckles from Patti's Buckle Up Ribbons and Bows, I copied a clothes pin fastener from her Fasten Its No. 02 element packs and used Katie's Basic Twill for the belt. It's not a complicated design at all, but it did involve a bit of erasing, copying, etc., and for some reason I spent a great deal of time on it. I've always had such respect for the designers here at DD, and after this experience I now worship you!
"The road of life, if we are lucky, is a long one, but it is by no means a certain one. Full of twists and turns, it reveals itself only as it is traveled. What is around that next bend? Perhaps just a pothole, perhaps a nail, or perhaps an obstacle so big that we lose control and swerve off the road. entirely. We can hope for sunny skies and smooth pavement always, but we cannot know what lies ahead. That is why I always wear my safety belt."
I haven't been around here much recently as there's another grant deadline coming up next week. Ugh. See you on the other side!
Abstract FotoBlendz No. 03
Jazzed Up LoopdaLoop No. 01 ElementSet
How'd They Do That? No. 13: Bending Shadows
Buckle Up Ribbons and Bows
Double Dutch Ribbons and Bows (button)
Fasten Its No. 02
Felt Board Friends: Tot Transport No. 02
Little Folded Ribbon Bits No. 02 (button)
Totally Strung Out (button)
Journaling Challenge Freebie, 07-26-11
Basic Twills: Plain
Caught on Film Layered Template
Classic Embossed Cardstock: Dots No. 04
Deckled Edge Frames
Flossy Stitches: White
Gator Crossing (tree and key chain)
Lock and Key
Naturally Krafty No. 01 Paper Pack
On the Go Kit (car)
Simple Classics No. 05 Paper Pack
Dotted and Dashed Brushes and Stamps
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