Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Another card

Hi everybody!
Today started off cold and misty, but the sun soon came through and it was warm and sunny again. It should stay nice for the next few days, and then we will be getting strong winds bringing us fresh air from the North Pole, good that my warm coat and boots have not been put away!

The card is another of my DT pieces for Gecko Galz.  I used an image from the Bookmarks 2 collage sheet, and background paper from the Solarium pack, 'sunlight', which was also used to make the stopper.  I used some dark green, embossed card for matting the images. The easel card has been made from a 6x6" card blank. I kept the embellishments simple - a small bow and some green gem stones.



I enjoyed another walk through the sculpture park and along the Rhine. Although the mist had cleared, there was still a remnant hanging over the river and trying to hide the other side. A farmer was driving around in his little tractor down at the Rhine, and from the embankment it looked almost like a toy.






Have a great day, take care, 
and thanks a lot for coming by!

28 comments:

  1. I see what you mean about the tractor, it does look like a toy.
    I like your card, the image beautifully presented as always, and the little bow really finishes it off.
    That's a special photo of the building through the trees, it' s lovely with the tracing of mist.

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  2. Gorgeous card, Valerie! And look at all those blossoms in your pics!

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  3. Wonderful card, and love the photos, you have a wonderful eye for details! Hugs, Sarah

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  4. Beautiful blossoms on the trees in todays photos. love the card as well.
    Yvonne x

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  5. Really beautiful and colourful card Valerie and lovely pics too. I'm waiting for my magnolia to come out in the garden as it's late this year with the awful weather.
    Fliss xx

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  6. oticed thige until you showcased innnn your this beautiful card.
    Hope all is well.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  7. Spring is a good few weeks ahead with you Valerie, we've got crocuses but that's about it! Your card is lovely,

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  8. Stupid blogger, it hung up before I could add my kisses! Xx lol

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  9. Love the beautiful image and papers on your card Valerie and oooh you have magnolia's in bloom, so wonderful. Annette x

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  10. love spring! beautiful card. we're getting a snowstorm tomorrow!

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  11. So great seeing all the flowers. Pretty woman with ivy....and your pink page! Simply marvelous......catching up after a five day getaway......xox

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  12. Your card is beautiful, I love the rich colours and the pretty lady. Wonderful photos again as well. We had a couple of mild days (around 5) but a snow storm is on it's way tonight & tomorrow. Cheers, Shirleyx

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  13. Some beautiful photos again today with gorgeous splashes of Spring flowers and colour. Love your card and what a great image xx

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  14. fabelhaft feminin ist die Karte und die Fotos sind himmlische Frühlingsbotschaften Valerie --
    einen schönen Tag!

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  15. Wunderschöne und sehr elegante Karte! Und so schöne Fotos mit diesen wunderbaren Blüten!
    Ich wünsche dir einen schönen sonnigen Tag!
    LG, LonettA

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  16. Terrific card Valerie and a great way to use the bookmark image.

    Love today's photographs with a definite hint of a nice Spring--didn't like the idea of the very cold North weather being on the way though :( Frosty here again this morning but it does mean sun later if the last few days are a guide.

    Have a wonderful day

    Love Chrissie x

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  17. Stunning! Wonderful imagery and I love how you put this whole card together! The photos really show that Spring is almost there!!

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  18. Love the colours on your card. We are having a lovely warm spell too. x

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  19. Your card look wonderful my friend! I enjoyed seeing your photos! 😃

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  20. Stunning card Valerie, beautiful mix of papers and image! Such beautiful Spring blossoms and the tractor does look like a toy, lol. Big hugs, ~Diane

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  21. Gorgeous card, Valerie! I love the design and that elegant image! Going on your walks with you, I can see how the Postal Carrier could take their time! :-)

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  22. Spring sunshine; how wonderful with the flowers opening up. We actually have sun today and it is most appreciated. You are getting very creative with your cards, Valerie. Love the design along with the collage images.

    Hugs,
    C

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  23. Beautiful card!!!Love your pictures,Beautiful!!!!

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  24. Thank you for the pictures of the magnolias, my favorite trees. We have to wait another month at least before we can see them bloom, here in Illinois. Your card is as always very elegant. Happy spring, dear!

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  25. Hi Valerie, your card is simply gorgeous and your walking pics with those blooms are so springtime inspiring. I hope ours bloom soon.
    Hugs

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  26. That's a LOVELY card - and those photos are SO pretty! I ADORE magnolias...they were a favourite for my grandmother who grew them in her garden. Those little blue flowers are so pretty - they look like blur snowdrops - is that what they are ? Wonderful post as ever - hugs from Shroo:)xx

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  27. Beautiful card and beautiful pictures. I have decided that the next time we get to town, I am going to look for a camera that I can just point and shoot and see what happens. Of course when I go for my walks, there is woods to the left of me, woods to the right of me, woods in front of me and woods behind me. But I will see what delights I can find.
    Sandy xx

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    1. Hmm, you may not be able to see the wood for the trees....I have a very simple camera, a second-hand Samsung for 25€, but it is really good.

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