I chose to dig out a stamp I knew I had, and I made this:
Somewhere ... somewhere ... in my house, is a stamp that says "Books, cats, life is good.", but can I find it? Noooooooooo. However, I did find lots of other stuff I'd forgotten I had, so there's that. Plus I found a missing die part. Whoot! But alas, not the stamp I wanted, so I was forced to use my Dymo labeler to meet the time restriction for VSN. I think it ruins the aesthetics (hahahahahaha, omg, I crack myself up ... aesthetics ... ), but I really had no choice.
The mottled background is a piece of water color paper left over from last week when I was playing with my home-made mists. It's so pretty!
The fourth challenge was to make a Retirement-themed card, or alternatively a Bon Voyage card. Here's mine:
I first colored the rabbit, and it was quite stressful. I
This background was another one left from my spritzing play last week. I think it looks like sky and water, don't you? :)
Unable to find any Retirement sentiments, I used a Bon Voyage one instead. While searching for the "Books, Cats ..." sentiment for the other card, naturally I found at least three retirement sentiments. Of course.
So I'm all caught up with VSN, and today's challenges start at 1:00 pm EDT, which (as I type) was just a few short minutes ago! My challenge will be up at 3:00 pm. Please come over to the Splitcoast VSN forum and play!!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Stuff I used: American Art Stamp cat image, Inky Antics bunny image, left-over panels of water color paper spritzed or inked with spritzed stencils, vat of clear embossing powder, and the following:
Note: My DYMO labeler is way older, but the one I linked to is very similar)