My husband and I are at the age where our friends are starting to lose their parents. Today’s card is for a friend who stood up with us at our wedding. The design of this card holds special significance because his father owned an orange glider built by my husband and our friend, his son. This is a tribute to a glider pilot flying off into the sunset.
To create the horizon and sunset line I used a deckled edge ruler to tear a paper mask. I first sponged in Delicata Emerald Green and Black Shimmer for the landscape. Then I used the opposite side to cover the landscape and sponged in the sunset in Golden Glitz, Champange, Pink Shimmer and Sapphire Blue. The circle die cut is inked with Golden Glitz, and the sentiment strip is inked with Pink Shimmer. The sentiment is by Unity Stamp Company from the “ . . . beautiful life, blessed memories” and is stamped in Sapphire Blue heat embossed with iridescent embossing powder. To create the glider I printed a very small photo of the glider at ¾” size on plain paper and used an exacto knife to carefully create a stencil. Using a brush tip Fantastix and VersaFine in Habanero I inked in the orange glider. The backing card is inked with Memento Luxe Tuxedo Black. The card is adhered together and the sentiment is mounted with dimensional foam adhesive. A few bits of bling complete the card.
To all of those who are missing their parents, our prayers go out to you!
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