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Hello Friends

I hope you had a good week. I made this card a white ago and just got around to finishing it off.  I embossed this lovely flower stamp from Unity called Insightful Meadows with white embossing powder. Then I used my Brusho Crystal Colours Turquoise and Sea Green.  The Brusho does all of the work and creates this lovely background. I wanted to add some texture so I found some old seed beads just to give it a different look.  I love to experiment with different things.

The God's Timing sentiment  was stamped with the Hero Arts Ombre Ink this one is the Pool to Navy. I bought mine at Hobby Lobby and used a coupon.   I am not sure if I like it I need to play a little more with it.  But the idea is really nice where you have instant ombre without having to do it yourself.

I love the end result of this card. I hope you like it too.  I so need to send this card to myself ha :) timing is a funny old thing.  Waiting is hard for me. As I am sure it is for most of us. I have some things in my life I want to happen. It is hard to wait. But I know there is a perfect timing for everything. It is true God's timing is perfect and I just need to trust it. Easier said than done though don't you think??  Take a flower and all that it goes through to become one. The seed is still at work under the earth before it emerges into the light . We see the part that pops through the soil, but lots of things have to happen before it gets to that stage we just don't get to see it.  Everything will fall into place when it is the right time to do so and not a minute before.

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today.

Mandi xox

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  1. Stunning card. Love the embossing with the Brushos.

  2. Beautiful card! Love these awesome colors!

  3. Gorgeous card! Stunning colors. Love how versatile those flowers are. And the addition of the seed beads is fantastic (I have tons I need to repurpose!).

  4. What a gorgeous card! Love the colors and the seed beads!

  5. Beautiful card! I love your inspirational very true!

  6. what a beautiful effect the seed beads give your card. Stunning . Hugs Mrs A.

  7. Such a lovely background for the flowers. You're so creative with inking and colors, Mandi.

  8. That is so cool looking! Haven't heard of those Brushos yet, will have to investigate!

  9. Beautiful. Thanks for introducing me to Brusho - I'll have to get some of those for myself. TFS Oh love that ombre ink BTW :D

  10. This one took my breath away. Love the vibrant blue/green!

  11. So beautiful! Love the fun colours and the ombre ink is perfect here. The beads are such a nice touch!
    Shanna :)

  12. A gorgeous card Mandi, a super Brusho background with a gorgeous embossed flowers and wonderful addition of the seed beads!!

    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

  13. This is STUNNING!! The colors together are just beautiful!!

  14. very sweet thanks for sharing on craft and smash :D

  15. Beautiful! Thanks for joining at Craft and Smash!
    Cristina DT

  16. Beautiful card! I love your background and added beads!

  17. LOVE this card Mandi! Featured it over on the Unity blog this morning - thanks for sharing! :-)


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