Below is a close up view, so that you can read the sentiment. :) The glass and the lady's ring have Crystal Lacquer on them.
Stamps: Palm Tree - My Paper Moon; Lady - Art Impressions; Sentiment- unknown
Ink: Jet Black StazOn; Deep Turquoise Nick Bantock
Accessories: Tombow Markers; Crystal Lacquer; Ribbon
I received some very exciting happy mail all the way from Indonesia. It was my blog candy that I won from Dina at Mama Dini's Stamperia!!! If you have never visited Dina's blog, you need to start now. Dina is a very talented artist and I learn so much from following her blog. She's very generous about sharing her knowledge and her blog candy too. :) Dina and her family are missionaries in Indonesia. I really enjoy hearing bits and pieces about their life there.
Below is a card that Dina made with the main image from the set of stamps that I won. Dina designed this image for Firecracker Designs by Pamela. I was just as thrilled to win one of Dina's awesome cards as I was to win the stamp set. There's nothing like having a piece of artwork from a stamp artist you really admire.
Below is a printed paper showing the sheet of stamps I won from Dina. You can see a glimpse of the sheet of rubber underneath the paper. It's deeply etched, great quality rubber. Isn't it a wonderful sheet of stamps for making cards for our soldiers and their families? I'm looking forward to working with these stamps and hopefully being a blessing to some members of our military. Thanks so very much for the fabulous blog candy, Dina.
These are a few of the Indonesian postage stamps that were on my package from Dina. Aren't they beautiful? The top stamp had a little leg punched out and sticking up from the middle of the stamp. My first thought was that one of Dina's kids must have used a punch on her postage stamps. :) Then as I looked closer I realized that these are soccer theme stamps and every single stamp is made with a peel off soccer player in the center of the stamp. There are four different backgrounds and each one has a soccer player in a diffferent pose to peel out of the center. I peeled the player out of the top stamp, so that you can see what I mean. If you look closely at the bottom stamp you can see the outline of the soccer player. These are so unique. They make our U.S. collectable stamps look tame.
- Mark was able to get a $22 box of medication for $10
- Phone visits with my mom and sister
- Caring friends
- My blog candy
Have a terrific day!!!