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London, Battersea, United Kingdom
I have been blogging since 2010. I have been married for 27 years and have three children,aged 28, 26, and 21. I have been blessed with Three Gorgeous Grandchildren. I love making my own cards, but dabble in cake making & crochet too. I am a create and craft member. I enjoy going to Alexander Palace twice a year with my mum. I live in Battersea and have grown up here, although me and hubby's dream is to one day live in Spain.....

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Smile ......


Hello & thanks for stopping by my blog today.

This is a card I made for an artist at our setting. She was an inspiration to us the staff & the children/parents. She worked with the children to build sculptures, work with clay, experimenting with different ways of using a selection of paints BUT what has stuck in my mind is that Cath (our artist), taught the children how to use a digital camera. It was lovely to see photos through a child's eye. Our children are only aged from 2 to 4 yrs old. Cath even did a photography  expedition in Italy, using one child from our setting's photos. Also at Wandsworth South-sides, another photography expedition, Our setting came 2nd! And cath also involved senior citizens and our children with photography. The children visited them & enjoyed cakes & they came to our setting too, fun had by all.
Unfortunately, Cath moved too far to travel to & from our setting. She will be greatly missed by all.

Here is the Easel card I made:-


What I Used:-

Image:- Won as part of blog candy from Donna @ Bearly Mine Designs.
Promarkers & Flexmarkers:- Used to colour image.
Red card stock:- Anna Marie Designs (bought 3 different packs @ Alexander Palace for £10).
Black card stock:- £1 shop.
Paper:- Had in my stash.
Glitter sheets:- Bought in a pack of 10 sheets x 3 colours from local craft shop.
Distress Inks:- Ranger - Worn lipstick - Victorian velvet - Dusty concord.
Pearls:- The Hobby House.
Flowers:- Wild Orchid Crafts.
Spellbinders Nestabilities:- Blossom Five.
Flourishes:- Marianne Design Creatables:- LR0116.
Liquid Pearls:- White Opal.
Sentiment:- Produced on laptop.

I shall be entering this card into the following challenges:-
Bearly Mine - (Anything Goes).
Crafty Calendar - (Anything Goes).
Aud Sentiments - (Anything but a birthday card).

I look forward to reading your comments & will pop on over & visit you too x

Enjoy the rest of your day where ever you are in the world x

21 comments:

  1. Sally beautiful card love the glitter card used and the image so sweet. love Alison xx

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  2. AW! This is really adorable Sally! :) I love the sparkle glitter paper and your card design! TFS! HUGS

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  3. This is so pretty. Love the vibrant red and the sparkly touches.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  4. wow this is gorgeous and love that red glitter card so stunning
    Hugs Kate xx

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  5. Superb card, love your paper, and the image is so cute !
    xxx

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  6. you had me with the glitter! this is absolutely adorable AND stunning!

    hugs ;)

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  7. Your card is beautiful Sally...guaranteed to warm your friend's heart.

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  8. This is just lovely, Sally. Beautiful image, colours and embellishments. Thank you for sharing.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

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  9. A beautiful card Sally and a perfect image for Cath! We often send children around school with the digital cameras and I love to see the images they capture.
    xx

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  10. What a fun card- a tribute to her time with you all for sure! Thanks for sharing your project in the “Anything but a Birthday Card” Challenge at Aud Sentiments.
    ~ginny
    Aud Sentiments Design Team
    RubberMAD at GettyCollection.com

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  11. Gorgeous easel Sally, love the perfect image and all the fab details!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

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  12. Hi Sally this is gorgeous love that cute image also the wonderful card design, papers and colours, super, super creation.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  13. This is such a gorgeous easel card! I adore the fab glitter! I bet the recipient will treasure it!

    love Mags B x

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  14. WOW! So beautiful, love the sweet card, your colouring is amazing and the beautiful christmas ribbon you used are great, gorgeous papers and layout too,thanks for join our ribbon craft group.

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  15. Sally, your card is stunningly beautiful! Love the sparkle and the red colors! Your image is darling, too! Love it!

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  16. I love the colors on this- you have a great eye!

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  17. Hi Sally, just playing catch up so now following your new blog :)
    Love the card, the added sparkle is lovely and super verse.
    Huge Hugs Mau xx

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  18. loved this glitter card Sally! cute lil girl with cute smile!
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  19. Thanks for joining in at Aud Sentiments with this sweet card
    xxx

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  20. Great card! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Calendar Challenge and good luck!

    Hugs

    Claudia

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