It was brought to my attention this morning of a tribute going on over at the CCEE Stampers Blog for Charlene Merrick and I knew immediately I wanted to be a part of this tribute to a wonderful lady & fabulous crafter!
Charlene was one of the ladies (and several others from this group) who welcomed me to the Splitcoast Stampers site in my early card making days! She posted several encouraging comments on my creations and kept me excited about this paper crafting adventure I had just entered into.
My card today is a 'case' of one of Charlene's later cards (Oct. 2013) posted on her SCS gallery. For those of you who are not members of SCS,
THIS IS CHARLENE'S CREATION
and here is mine . . .
Charlene (like myself), loved the color purple!
She also loved penguins and M&Ms!
So, the theme of everyone's cards for her tribute are those three items ...
It was an honor to be inspired by this lovely lady and may she rest in peace!
Thanks to the ladies at CCEE Stampers Challenge for sharing their friendship and talents!
God Bless You!
As always . . .
Papers: SU Elegant Eggplant cs, SU Lovely Lilac cs, Graphic45 'Sweet Sentiments' dp, White cs, So Sil Fabulous Purple metallic paper from Classy Cards n Such
Stamp/Ink: Hero Arts, Versafine Onyx
Accessories: Spellbinder classic hearts die, Cheery Lynn Designs B368 'Lattice Heart & Vines', RAK handmade crochet flower from another SCS friend ... Kay Squires, Kaiser Craft 'Sparklet' (flower center), Paper Piercer, White Gelly Roll Pen (faux stitching), pop dots, Martha Stewart Trellis Punch