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Saturday, 14 September 2013

just saying HELLO!

well i am back and crafting again..been far too long.... for this card i made for a sweet 4 year old, i have used the sketch by SALLY over on :~






used paper designed by Christine Adolph for creative imaginations, Mo Manning digi image, coloured with promarkers, quickutz flower die, kaisercraft word stamp, brad from stash, finished with stickles glitter and gold pen.

well where have i been??..i have been visiting my brother and family, over in Dana Point, California, with my eldest son Aaron (who has just started college).

above is a picture of my nephew Maki, niece Justine and my son Aaron (the tallest), below my brother and niece ( who wears pink and a tutu at every oppotunity)

above is Aaron at Venice Beach , LA
 below is my beauiful sister~in~law, Allison ( a very talented artist and photographer)

..and last but not least is my dear brother and me ... love this picture and sums up my whole holiday with them.. pure love xx

well all back home now, with my husband and youngest son, and all back at work/school/college...but a little bit of me is still in California (and still have jet lag) ..and if you read my last post i have a pic of me and Christine Adolph (who has designed for creative imaginations)..what a sweet lady she is , and have used some of her papers for this card xx


mulberry station said...

Nessy, your card is absolutely gorgeous. I love your take on the sketch and the use of the die cut for the curtain. Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Vanessa, love the sweet image and colours.
Glad you had a great holiday, fabulous photos.
Wendy xx

windystamper said...

Gorgeous card!!! The break hasn't affect your creating! I am glad you are posting...missed reading your posts. Although I know it is hard to get back into things when you mind is still back in California. Fantastic pictures! They are full of lots of fun and love.


Kathie said...

Hi Nessy I love your card, what a sweet image and wonderful colours really gorgeous. I love what you did with the curtain. Well done and love your family holiday photo's it's hard coming home and leaving the ones you love. Great card and thanks so much for joining us this week over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Kathie SSW-DT

Debbie said...

Thanks for sharing your beautiful family and your beautiful card. You did a fantastic job of saying it with flowers. It is a perfect card for a 4 year old. Thanks for playing along with us at Mo's this week.


Joanna said...

GREAT idea for your curtain. Thanks for joining in the fun over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday this week.

Sally Dube said...

Gorgeous card Nessy - beautiful papers!! Your coloring is exquisite and I love your take on the Sketch!! Sounds like you had a wonderful time with family, loved your pics!!
Good to have you back at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings to you!!
Sally SSW-DT

Heide said...

Sounds like you have a nice visit. Great photos. Love you card this week. Mo's images are some of my favorite. Your colors is super and love the die you used to make the curtain. Thanks for joining us.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

coops said...

so gorgeous nessy.really pretty image and your design is beautiful.
fabulous family pics too :D

xx coops xx

Crafting Queen said...

Lovely card. Looks like you had a lovely time.

debby4000 said...

Oh what a beautiful, adorable card.

Linda Anderson said...

Your card is adorable Nessy! And those pictures of your family are priceless! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


Sharon Basel said...

This is gorgeous Nessy and so glad to see you back in our challenges. Such a creative treatment for the curtain effect in the sketch. I love all the sparkle you've added on the image and those wonderful gold papers. Thanks for joining us at SSW!
Sharon, SSW-DT

Arlana 11426 said...

Oh I love how you use the Die cut for your Curtain. Your image and colors are so beautiful. Hope you are doing well and have a sweet day! Arlana at sweet sketch Wednesday

Jeannie said...

Your card is absolutely fabulous and I have missed you, but I'm so glad you were able to spend some time away with your family! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,