Thinking about retirement made me think of this card I made in 2012 using the Open Sea. I had made a watercolour background (using salt) and I had loved the effect. The background reminded me of the fireworks you see on Victoria Day. I hope some of you got to see that this weekend.
Check out the original posting: http://craftymariasstampingworld.blogspot.ca/2012/05/open-sea-retirement-unscripted-sketches.html