Friday, September 4, 2015


Life has been throwing a few emotional curve balls my way this week. 
My solace, my happy place, the place I can escape and ponder life is in my craft room. 
I am blessed and grateful for this hobby.
I love dandelions.  It reminds me of my childhood when we would find as many as we could, close our eyes, make a wish, and blow.  Then when they turned yellow, I would gather as many as my hands could hold and hand them to my mom.
She would gratefully accept and place them in one of her pretty vases. 
By Michele Kovack
This image is part of the Crafty Secret's Flower Garden digital collection.  I colored it with Copics and splattered it with a bit of black water color.  The background behind it was water colored using my Zig Clean Brush Markers.  I added a few embellishments to finish it off. 
By Michele Kovack
Thank you for stopping here for a visit.  Your comments are such a bright spot to my day.
Have a wonderful weekend!
I will be back on Monday with a Crafty Secret's Design Team Challenge post!


Aileen said...

The colours you have used are just perfect for this image. The blue and the little touches of yellow. The gem, watercolour background all go together to give this a fairy like quality. I hope life gets better, it can be so hard sometimes.

Chriss Blagrave said...

Such a very beautiful and feminine card! Love the colours and layers!

Gibby Frogett said...

Certain images I'm always drawn to, and dandelions are one of them... I love your card and the colours, its very elegant....Thanks for your visit and comments earlier :) wishing you happier days....... Gill x

Denice said...

A gorgeous card with a beautiful background! Dandelions are always someone else's yard.

Leslie Miller said...

This is such a pretty image and you made it look magical! I hope life quits throwing so many curve balls at you.

Jester said...

A beautiful card - I really like the soft colours - and the dandelions do bring back happy memories!
Thanks for visiting my blog.

Kelly Latevola said...

Wow this is gorgeous!! I love that blue background so much!!

Sharon Sweeney-Russell said...

Love the card---and know all too well about "emotional curve balls"! Sadly, I cannot even focus enough to create/finish anything--and that's usually my solace/happy place as well! Here's prayers for better days for both of us!
Blessings, Sharon

Kelly-Anne said...

Oh Michele...what a delightful card...I just love the colours you've used and the image is perfectly darling! I adore dandelions...and you captures its unique beauty with your beautiful colouring!

I am so happy to have ''met'' you today through the sweet comment you left on my blog...I will be looking around a bit as oh! Card making is one of my loves in life...I know what you mean about crafting being a happy place to just ponder life and such...

Blessings and joy!

reeree62 said...

So, so pretty! I love dandelions!!! Great memories of blowing them in the wind! :-)