With the heat in Phoenix (yes, I am complaining) I would love for a little shade and an outdoor cup to sit in…make that a big cup.   Speaking of cups this one was fun to color and add a little dimension too.  Just by simple placing the colors down with highlight an shadows in each area gives the flat object a more round appearance.  Give it a try!  Pick up the stamp from Stampendous called Whisper Bath and color her up!
C1 C3 C5
R81 R85
E50 E51
YG03 YG17 YG67
B000 B01 B02
E42 E44
….this image reminds me of home.  So I couldn’t finish this post without sharing some of my family.  My mom and dad live in Northern California.  They have build a wonderful oasis amongst the redwood trees of which they call home.  After building the house they built a deck that is built around the trees and an outdoor bathhouse right by moms art studios.  Dad always has a project going which is one of the reasons he remains so spry.  So here are a few peeks into a place I love.
Cousins in the mini pool…tub (love you CUZ)
A walk amongst the giants
Studios behind bath house
The green house
One of Dads many gifts is to see beauty in junk and make it into something.  Creating a calming peaceful surrounding that you never want to leave.  My dad is a dreamer that can turn a dream into reality.  Of course he isn’t alone in this artistic expression…my mom takes it all to a totally new level. They make an amazing team now for a total of 47 years!  Much admiration!

7 thoughts on “Chillaxing!

  1. This card is beyond adorable, Jen! Sharing it tomorrow on our blog , etc. for the Coffee Lover's Blog Hop! Thanks so much for sharing with Pink Your Life! – L

  2. Adorable card! I love the layering of the fence and valance pieces for dimension, and the Whisper Bath image is so sweet!
    Great pics of your family home! What an awesome spot for your Mom's studio!

  3. Cute card!
    I love the story of your parents! They sound like amazing people! I would love a studio amongst the forest! Nature is one of my biggest sources of inspiration! TFS!

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