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Thursday, 19 July 2012

The Sunday CD challenge - Pearls and Swirls


 Hi,
What a lovely day here in Somerset and no rain,  we seem to get one fine day and then half dozen days with rain.  I am going out tomorrow so its bound to rain on me, as it does every time I go out,  no wonder I cant get rid of my cold.

Today I bring you my card for this weeks Sunday CD challenge,  its Pearls and Swirls this week,  I had so many ideas and until I started the card well this is what I ended up with.
I used the Art Deco Timeless Keepsakes, somehow this challenge said to me Art Deco,    I printed out three images and matted them on gold miri board which has not come out very well,   perhaps because I took the photo in the sun.  I put the middle image raised up on 3d stickers so its give a bit of height.  I found this paper from my stock and it leaned its way nicely with the swirly pattern.  I added two white roses,  plus gold peel off swirls and a white hand made bow in the top corner.  The pearls are put in each corner of the middle image and two at the top of the side images.
 
I had a great surprise yesterday and I feel on top of the world,   I had a very late birthday present of a silver dollar, from my penfriend Lou in America.   Thank you Lou you have made my year.
My silver dollar was in my purse where I have kept it since I was given it when I was 21,   when we went to Majorca my purse was stolen and with it the silver dollar,  after all the years of travelling I learnt one lesson don't take it with you.  She found a 1974 silver dollar, and this will be put in my purse  I was told when I was given it that keeping it in my purse meant I would always have money,  and it will stay home when I go abroad.   I don't want to lose it again.   I never thought I would ever get another.
I hope the sun is shinning where ever you are.
Take care
             Hugs
         Margaret

16 comments:

  1. A lovely sophisticated card, Margaret. I particularly like the subdued colour palette.

    Janet xx

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  2. Another lovely creation Margaret. I think I had some of the same backing paper. I seem to remember it had vellum to match. Thank you for joining in with us.
    Carol x
    Cd Sunday DT

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  3. Fabulous card Margaret. Glamorous and elegent. Lucky you that you had some sun, we have had rain for two weeks non stop! Michelle x

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  4. Fabulous card Margaret, lovely image , i like the fact that you duplicated it and not used three different ones, thank you for joining us this week at CD Sunday.
    sue-b x
    CD Sunday DT

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  5. Your card is lovely Margaret - perfect for this weeks CD Sunday Challenge. Thank you for joining in.
    Beryl xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  6. What a beautiful creation, wish I was so slim again lol........How lucky are you to be sent a silver dollar, bet you treasure this one and keep it safe!
    Tilly

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  7. A beautiful card Margaret, Debbi's ladies always look so elegant.

    Sue x

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  8. This is so elegant gorgeous card Ginny ♥

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  9. A very elegant card Margaret, I like the images and the papers.
    Kevin xx

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  10. Hi Margaret,Hope your well,
    I just love this, it's very elegant and appealing, gorgeous.
    Thanks for your support on my Tute, means alot..
    Glad you got the Silver Dollar from a friend...xx

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  11. Hi Margaret, this is a beautiful creation. Lovely image and the backing paper is fab. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday this week.
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  12. Another great card from you Margaret, you do some very pretty things.
    Thanks for joioning us at CD Sunday again this week.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  13. Gorgeous card Margaret, love those elegant ladies and gold really sets off the black and white beautifully. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday
    Claire xx
    (CD Sunday GDT)

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  14. Great card. I love the Art Deco look.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  15. As a lover of all Art Deco your card is a stunner, beautiful art work and construction. Thanks for a lovely story of your silver dollar, so pleased it has a happy ending. Thanks for sharing with us at CD Sunday Challenges. Caz

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