I am not sure if it is the recent return to reality by Mother Nature or just a bad day, but I was feeling gloomy and could not seem to shake it. So, I did two things that I knew would help — making something for someone else and coloring — and came up with this:
I used papers from Little Yellow Bicycle and X-Press It, stamps from Magnolia (the girl) and Kaisercraft (the saying) and some ribbon from my stash. I used the following Copic Sketch markers to color it:
After I colored it, I added a bit of sparkle with the At You Spica pen and then added some buttons and dots with Liquid Pearls.
I am sending it to an aunt who is ill in Florida to brighten up her day, now that it helped to brighten up mine!