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Faith in Beautiful Things

I saw a video by Gabrielle Pollacco that so totally inspired me. I had to make one myself!
 
Find her You tube video HERE
 The Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge was to use a stamp.  The one I chose was from a Stampin Up set Faith in Nature.

Keep your faith in beautiful things;
in the
sun when it is hidden, in the spring
when it is gone.
~Roy R Gibson
 Those blooms are my spring influence.  Remind me of my beautiful Dogwood Trees budding right now!


If your like me-Gabrielle's creation is going to inspire you as well.  I love mine!

DCWV Rustic Stack designer paper
Stampin Up Sizzix Floral Vision are the tiny flowers
Liquid pearls Bisque are the flower centers
Make The cut is where I found the tree branch and cut it with my Cricut
The big flower on the main piece is a mixture of Stampin Up punch and a Wild Orchid flower

I'm entering the following challenges:
Craft Hoarders Anonymous challenge #5
Word ARt Wednesday Challenge #127
Country View Challenges #14 Spring







 
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