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Monday, March 2, 2015

St. David's Day celebration with Kenny K and Through the Purple Haze!

 I was so happy to get the chance to help out my newest DT group, Through the Purple Haze, by covering for a member that was under the weather.  Hope you're on the way to recovery Pam!
The neat thing is that I got to use an image from Kenny K Downloads called Farmers Daughter!  She's adorable~
NOW the best part of this challenge is that "across the pond" they will be celebrating St. David's Day soon.  I admit that I had to brush up on my geography and traditions to get the true grasp of what a big deal this is.  I found flags in black & gold, Welsh flags in green, white, and red with a big red dragon in the middle and gorgeous daffodils.  Now that's a whole lot of "stuff" to get worked into a card even by someone in the USA!  But now you can understand my choice of mat and background design paper and the white buttons with black & white baker's twine.  The Welsh flag colors show up
in her "Farmers" clothes and hat.  No dragon lol, but think I got everything else accounted for.  In the inside I added some complimentary paper and a pretty sentiment.  I hope you've enjoyed learning about the Welsh celebration and my card.  Be sure and go enter in our Weekly challenge at Through the Purple Haze.
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14 comments:

  1. I have never heard of this holiday before either. Your card is really cute even if no one knew why you chose the colors you did. I am really impressed with your cutting skills to cut around that little piece of wheat she's chewing on!

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  2. I'm loving these silly and strange holidays. Your card put a smile on my face this early morning. Love your card and the happy yellow.

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  3. Really fun use of those mellow yellow tones - what a fun card! :)
    Thanks for playing along with the Daring Cardmakers this week!

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  4. What a fun card for a friend Carolyn. Love the yellow tones.
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Shelter this week. Pat K x

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  5. Lovely card and great paper and colouring. Thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge.
    Laurence DT

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  6. Your yellow card looks very cheerful! Thanks for sharing it with the Daring Cardmakers.

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  7. lovely card, pretty and fun
    Thanks for playing with Creative knockouts challenge blog Fanny (CK DT)

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  8. Very cute card, and I learned something new today, too! Thanks for playing in Your Scrapbook Place challenge this month!

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  9. Lovely card! and I adore this sweet farmer's daughter from Kenny K. so versatile. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafting from the Heart Challenge this week, and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Sandy

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  10. Love the image, very sweet. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers.

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  11. wonderful job and you did a great job incorporating al the elements for the local celebrations. thank you for joining us at Kenny K's Krafty Krew

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  12. Fantastic card and wonderful background information on the elements you incorporated into your card to represent the celebration! Thanks for joining us at KennyK's Krafty Krew!
    {hugs}
    Regan
    DT Coordinator

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  13. Fabulous coloring and design paper. It's perfect for our ATG challenge at KennyK's Krafty Krew. Good luck and please join us again soon!

    Rachelle
    KK DT

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  14. This is beautiful! Love how you matched the inside with her colours! Fantastic papers and awesome colouring!

    Thank you for sharing your talent with us at KennyK!
    Good luck and hope to see you back soon!
    Nick
    Team A(ll That)

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