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Monday, 1 July 2013

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 95

This week at Crafty Cardmakers, it's my turn to host, and the challenge is 'Holidays'! We want to see something that means a holiday (as in, vacation, not festival) to you. It might be a specific destination, or it might be a general theme or feeling that means 'holiday' to you. Whatever you choose, please tell us what your project means to you so we understand the link to 'holiday'!

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So, to me, summer holidays mean the coast. I was born and brought up on the Clyde coast, in a town where the river was almost always visible as the town rises up from the river quite steeply. I now live well inland, and the one thing I miss is being able to see the water.


I've used a Michael Powell image which I stamped using Memento ink. I coloured with Promarkers. I matted the image in red, and then added extra layers with a scallopped edge - using a Spellbinders die. The paper is from Papermania.

The image reminds me of Gourock from the river. It's not that it really looks like that, and the hill isn't nearly steep enough! But it still reminds me, and makes me think of holiday time and taking a ferry to Argyll.

I hope you can join us this time.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Papercrafting Journey where they want 'anything but square',
Crafting By Designs where anything goes,
Crafts and Me where anything goes,
Pollycraft where anything goes,
Milk Coffee where the theme is 'summer fun'
Sister Act where anything goes,
Stamping for the Weekend where anything goes,
Stamping with the Dragon where anything goes.

9 comments:

Meggymay said...

A fantastic seaside scene, you just want to wish you were there.
Yvonne x

Corysnana1 said...

What a beautiful card! It reminds me of a spot I visited in Italy a couple of years ago! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Sister Act Card Challenge this week.
Cathy

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card, love the image & design. Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft, good luck!

Donna x

Donna Mosley said...

Great card, love the fab image & design. Thanks for joining us at Milk Coffee, good luck!

Donna x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a gorgeous seaside scene. Wish I was there. Lol!!! Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.

Hugs
Cathy DT
xxxxxx

Marie said...

The internet is acting up on me again, so this might be the second time I comment here. :) Love the card with the fabby image. Think I have one of his images stitched somehwere, just wonder where? LoL Lovely card
Love n hugs
Marie

Suze Bain said...

A super card Josephine, that's a fab seaside stamp. Xx

Julia said...

Beautiful and fun creation.
Thanks for joining us at Crafting By Designs.
Hugs,
Julia

CTgirl said...

Love your colours & colouring, especially the splashes of red!

Thank you for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Crafting by Designs!
Do join us again!
Hugs
Rene
Crafting By Designs DT

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