It's been a bit of a discouraging week, but I'll try not to whine about that too much. Regardless, this seemed like a fitting card to make considering how I've been feeling. I think I've just been discouraged with my crafting. It doesn't seem to be producing the results that I hope for, but I believe that is because my eyes have fallen off of Jesus with all of it. I've been focusing more on what it's doing for me rather than who gave me this joy. As I'm always telling my kids, 'do everything as though you are doing it for the Lord'. Sadly, I have not been following my own advice.
While I'm not sure God would be all about me finding a 'happy hour somewhere', I'm certain He would want me to relax and enjoy the love He's given me: my love of paper crafting. That is my 'happy hour' :)
I made this card for the Paper Smooches Sparks challenge, which was a sketch. I used the Get Outta Town set.
Stamps: Get Outta Town
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Paper: red, unknown dp, CDS Cottonball White
Accessories: Copics, foam tape, orange twine
On a sad note, we lost a family pet just days ago. We had gotten Sherman back in 2005 when he was a pup and had him with us for just over 2 years. Sherman suffered from a terrible skin problem that got to be too much financially for us to handle, so my inlaws took him in for my kids. They took on the financial burden, and loved him, and this way we could go visit him. He died 2 days ago at just over 7 years old. We have been so sad :( R.I.P. Sherm. . .we miss you already!
A pic of Sherman back in 2006.