This week at DRS Designs, the challenge is thanks for thankful. I went with thankful. This week I am thankful I made it! I had a horrible sinus infection/cold late last week and into this one and Sunday and Monday were awful. Then, I had an event after work every night except Friday. I even had a Christmas Party! Can you believe it? So I am thankful, I am on the back-end of this sinus thing and that this past week is coming to an end and maybe I can relax a bit.
I should have posted this card Thursday! If you want to play in the challenge, you still have until Wednesday to play.
I started by stamping DRS Designs Winter Trees on the bottom of my top panel, then stamping the new Happy Thankful People Greeting, then I stamped the New Hot Air Balloon a few times to pop it up.
Then I sponged on a bunch of Tim Holtz Salty Ocean Distress Ink (I am almost typed Salty Dog - I went to a play on a river boat last night called Pirates of the Salty Dog - it was so fun). Then I flicked some water all over and pressed it hard between some paper towels. Then I sprinkled on some white frontage (from Stampendous) and heated from the underside. Did the same thing with my balloon minus the water drops and sponged some Walnut Stain to give it a bit of a glow and to make sure it didn't blend in the sky. I had a little left over "be blessed" sentiment piece from the DRS Grateful Heart Thanksgiving greeting so I made it into a balloon banner.
I love how this came out and it as super fun to make.
I am thankful this week is coming to an end, but I am really thankful for so much more. Even in all the busyness and not feeling well, I was able to spend a lot of quality time with my family, friends, grandbabies, and God. I was also able to witness several leaps of faith and was able to help a few people out in small ways. Hope you had a good week and that you have another this coming week!