Wednesday, April 13, 2016

ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." Profound words from Dolly Parton. And, oh, so true!

Which is why I used a darling raindrop Designer Series Paper (from the recently ended Sale-A-Bration) as the background for my card. 

Each and every life has at least a little rain, metaphorically speaking, in it. Despite the rainy times, we must remember that we "only go around once", so we should grasp at any reason to ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS. 

After all, I really believe that these little "enjoyments" are what happiness is. 


In fact, the blog post for the first of my Beautifully Said series reiterates that same idea, but only in different profound words: 



Because, of course, a little rain falling in all of our lives constitutes a type of shower, I am entering this card into the Stampin' Up! Only challenge (SUO) at http://suochallenges.com/?p=5243, the theme of which is All Kinds of Showers.


Just a note that in this card, besides the rainy DSP from Sale-A-Bration, the sentiment comes from a cute set called Enjoy the Little Things on page 33 of the Occasions Catalog, which, by the way, will be expiring on May 31. I also used a randomly-picked card from a Project Life kit for the base upon which I stamped my sentiment in Mossy Meadow ink (also retiring May 31!). I used my Fringe Scissors on page 168 of the big catalog to create the jaunty little fringe.

Always remember: ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS! They are what count for making you happy.

Rainbow
Smiles.

11 comments:

  1. One of the first things I'm enjoying today is your card! I really must stop hoarding my Project Life cards and start incorporating them into my own greetings. I've never been a fan of paper fringe, but your border makes me think that maybe I need those scissors after all!

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  2. That is so cute. I love how you used a PL card to stamp on.

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  3. Such a cute and colorful card! It can be used for so many occasions too.

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  4. Love the use of the Project Life card and the addition of the fringe - thanks for playing along with us at SUO Challenges :-)

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  5. I love paper crafting and I think getting a handmade cad is so much better than a purchased card.

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  6. I love the bright colors of the little hexagons! Thanks for sharing at #FridayFrivolity!

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  7. Truer words have never been spoken! Your cards and crafts are beautiful.

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  8. What a wonderful entry for our challenge this week! I love all the little details - and the sentiment that goes with it too!Thank you so much for joining in the fun at SUO!

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  9. I love when you can use your Project Life cards to make a greeting card. You nailed it! Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge.

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  10. Sweet and simple! Love how you used the 'fringe' on there - CUTE! Thanks for joining the SUO challenge!

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  11. Super cute, love the greeting and the rainy background that fits the challenge! Thanks for playing along with the SUO Challenge this time!

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