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Sunday, September 1, 2013

The first day of Spring


and the weather is just beautiful although the wind is starting to increase.
This is the time of the year we expect the winds.
Rather now than the hot winds in the summer.

Not at all happy with this photo as the colour hasn't come out well at all 
it was even worse when I enhanced it.
So I am sorry but the best I can do.
Over at 52 CCCT it is our choice of sketch and colour.
I choose Sketch #4 and colour combo #16.
Was wondering what image to use and thought my little English choir boy
fitted the bill.
It took several practice goes to get the image faded out in just the right spot
as I didn't want him cut off at the arms.
So several tissues later this is the result. 
Haven't used this technique for some time.

Challenges:


Thanks for dropping in.


Margaret M


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18 comments:

  1. Very nice card! Good to start planning for the holidays!

    Stopped over from MIM.

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  3. Very simply but great card. i too have been making christmas cards recently, you can never start too early.
    Dropping by via Make It Monday

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  4. Gorgeous card and colors. |I saw this on MIM..Loz

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  5. Hey Margaret, great card, seen you through MIM, hope you can visit me sometime!
    xxxxxxxxxxxx
    Mimi

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  6. Lovely card Margaret! Your tissue technique is clever! Thank you for your visit to my blog. Spotted you on MIM xx

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  7. Lovely card for both CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

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  8. OMGosh this is so adorable, love the colors and the great design.

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  9. Very sweet card, Margaret. Thank you for visiting my blog and for your nice comment! Have a great week. Hugs, Sue

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  10. This is such a sweet image! Beautiful Christmas card!

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  11. This is just beautiful Margaret - your choirboy is lovely. Thanke for joining in this week at 52CCT - Jacqueline xx

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  12. Such a pretty Christmas card! Love the image and design. Thanks for joining us at MIM for our 3rd birthday celebration.

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  13. I think it's darling, Margaret! The blue and gray remind me of heaven, so the choir boy is perfect! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  14. You could also share this lovely card for The Glory of Christmas challenge 15: 'anything goes' - I'd love to see it there too, Hazel, Glory of Christmas DT x

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  15. Darling card Margaret. I agree that the colors are perfect. I've been having those same challenges with my photos lately. Might be time for a new camera for me. Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT!

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  16. Thanks for adding for The Glory of Christmas challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, Glory of Christmas DT x

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  17. I think this is just lovely - super image. Thanks for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  18. A gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining us at CHNC Extra this month. Carol Guest Designer x

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