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Sunday, 15 April 2012

The Wonder of Books

I hope you are all enjoying your Sunday.

My card today is for my sister, Tina, who is the Manager of a library in Hampshire. It has just finished a re-furb and will be re-opening on Thursday. This card is to let her know that we are thinking about her and hoping it all goes well.


I didn't just want to put 'good luck' on the card. I thought about what her job was and how important libraries and books are and I came up with the sentiments on the card because books........not only help us to improve our memory, they inspire us and allow us to dream!

I am entering this into the challenge this week at Cas-ual Fridays which is based on 'opposites attract'-using opposite colours on the colour wheel:



My cousin Lynn has just been chosen to be one of their DT from May, so this post is a congrats for her too!

The bright, spring colours I have used also make my card suitable for the challenge this week at Rogue Redhead designs (spring fashion colours) and the 'brights' challenge at One Stitch in Time

Well I am off for a relaxing evening as this week we are continuing with our community allotment project and tomorrow sees me filling boxes with compost and then Tuesday we have a gardening training session. I need this as I have never planted seeds before and have no idea what I am doing. Although I now have bright green gardening gloves........well I don't want to ruin my nails!!

Hope you have a good week x

10 comments:

  1. great card. my high school colors were purple and gold... makes me think of those days. ;)

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  2. Fun use of colors!! Really cool design :) Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! Don't forget to like our facebook page :)

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  3. Great card!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
    Laura

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  4. I love how you added the sentiments. This will be perfect for Tina!

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  5. Lovely card! Thank you for sharing at One Stitch at a Time and good luck with the challenge. Judy DT x

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  6. Lovely bright colours and fab card :o) Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week. Good luck. Hugs

    NIKKI DT

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  7. So cool and effective! Love the use of colors and images! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  8. What a sweet and thoughtful gesture . . . I'm sure your friend will appreciate it. Brilliant use of colors!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad that you did!!

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  9. This is fantastic! Thanks for playing with us this week at One Stitch At A Time! Best of luck in the draw!
    Hugs,
    Karen C (OSAAT DT)
    www.busybusyhoneybee.wordpress.com

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  10. Great card! Love the great book theme!

    Thanks for playing the Spring Colors Rebel Challenge at RRD!

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