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Monday, 22 April 2013

Good news - seven cards sold at Aleeza's school

Hello sweet peeps,
Today there was a beautiful earth day celebration in Aleeza's school and they sang a lovely song called, "Mother Earth, Mother Earth, it's a great place to be..."
I am so happy that seven cards have sold in Aleeza's school so far and that takes my count to a total of 50 so far this year. I must thank you all for the encouragement and support you all give me. Blogging has done much for me to say the least.

And now to my card following a sketch for Crazy 4 Challenges. It took me forever to create this card even though it was such a nice and easy sketch.  The image is a stamp from Penny Black which has been coloured in with water colour pencils, cut out and popped on foam dots on the punched white paper which has also been stuck with foam dots to give it more dimension. The paper is from a roll of wall paper and the mesh is from my stash as are the buttons. It looks a bit lop sided in the picture but in real life it looks okay. The sentiment is handwritten (I am not impressed with it) and I have used liquid pearls for added interest. 



Down below is Aleeza's contribution for Earth Day - she says it is a little girl hugging the earth.


Wish you a pleasant week ahead.

Love,

Monica 

12 comments:

jimlynn said...

Monica, your card is sensational!!!!! No other words could describe it! Love everything about it! WoW!
So glad you sold the cards....you're such a wonderful lady to be doing this.
Aleeza picture is TOO CUTE! I can see that little girl hugging the earth and yes, in times like this, the earth needs a hug or two! It's great!

Lynn

Kathyk said...

WELL DONE on your sale of cards so far this year.

Sweet card and thank you for joining our current fortnightly challenge over at the Hobbycutz blog

Kathyk

Terry Oulboub said...

My dear sweet Monica - you have been busy since my last visit. Each card is so unique and perfectly wonderful; no wonder you sell so easily. I love how you can come up with so many crafty ways to present your lovely embellishments; how you make each card a personal signature for the recipient whether known or not. You're such a talented and fun person; thank you for bringing so much joy with your lovely blog; it's always so cheerful and upbeat. Also, I have you to thank for bringing me back to crafting...now I can't seem to stop! Love your inspiration! :-) Lots of love!

Laura said...

Congrats On the sales, Monica!!! How adorable is that bear,I love bears. And I love your super cute card!! Aleeza's Picture is tooo cute!!

theCook said...

Congrats on your sales! What a cute little bear... Thanks for joining us at Hobbycutz for our monochrome challenge!

1CardCreator said...

Beautiful card, congrats on your sales too! Love Aleezas drawing too! ~Diane

Donna Ellis said...

Oh! What a wonderful card, Miss Monica! Love the textures and colors, and the overlapping of the fibers. Congratulations on reaching 50 cards so far this year! Fabulous - it really makes a difference, doesn't it. One life and a time. It's not the big things which matter as much as the small one-on-one things which really change a person's life. big hugs, de

Kavitha Vadhri said...

wow so beautiful is aleeza's card,what a great idea for a little girl.keep it up.

Janneke de Jong said...

What a great card is this ..
Thank you for joining us at CAS on Sunday ;o)

I like Aleeza's card to.

Lorraine said...

Fabulous card and thank you for playing along with us at Hobbyctz Challenge. Hugz, Lorraine xx

Craftdee Donna said...

Thanks for entering your lovely card - in the "All About Bears" challenge at Di's Digi Designs
Good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ♥

Merry said...

Congrats on the sales. :-) what terrific textures on this card