Thursday, October 1, 2020

Stampin' Up! Whale of a Time Pastor Appreciation Card for the Happy Inkin' Thursday Blog Hop


Welcome to the Happy Inkin' Thursday blog hop. You're in for a treat if you have never visited before. It's a weekly challenge and this week we have a sketch challenge. 

I switched the tilt of my pieces.

Our pastor is leaving the church this month and possibly the state so I decided to make this card for him and his wife to encourage them on their journey. 

My card base is Terracotta Tile, the frames are cut with the Stitched Rectangle Dies using the Whale of a Time DSP 6 x 6 pack . I stamped the whale from the Whale Done Stamp Set in Pacific Point ink on the envelope front. The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Greetings Stamp Set. I used the Layering Ovals Dies for the sentiment.

For the inside sentiments, I used stamps from the Well Said Stamp Set, stamped in Night of Navy on a piece of Whisper White card stock, adhered to a mat of Pacific Point card stock. I added a strip of the Whale of a Time DSP to match the envelope flap.

I'm entering my card at Dragonfly Journeys Welcome Back! Challenge #139. I hope you'll take time to visit Jeannie's site. Not only is she a remarkable card maker but a brave, caring woman who is not a quitter, dealing with metastatic breast cancer.

I hope you enjoyed my card today and thank you for joining the hop. Clicking on the "next" button will take you to Akiko. Clicking on the names below will take you directly to the other team members and their projects.

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  1. Fun design! Love the little fish on your background paper. :)

  2. So pretty!! Love the blues and oranges and the placement of the fish on the bottom is perfect!!

  3. Wonderful card - love the sentiments! And that paper!! :)

  4. Perfect for the occasion. Sorry you are losing your pastor, but you are sending him off with a lovely card and Blessed wishes. Great choice of colors for a guy.

  5. I like your take on the sketch, and your choices of sentiments are so appropriate! I wouldn’t have thought to combine those inside but for a departing pastor, they’re perfect. TFS.

  6. Perfect Karen:) Love your choice of Paper and the sentiment is perfect for the occasion.

  7. That DSP is perfect for the sketch, great card Karen

  8. Hi Karen!

    Such a great card, I really like that layout, and it's the perfect sentiment too.
    Thanks so much for adding another awesome creation to my challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

    1. Thank you, Jeannie, for stopping by to leave a comment. I hope the number of cards I can add to your challenge will be acceptable. Let me know if it's not and I'll cease and!


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