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Good Sunday morning ladies,
We arrived at our overnight stay Hotel in Millau, France, it is a beautiful town, pretty Such a river flowing through it and Lots to do around and about.
A view from under the bridge
The town is a popular tourist resort, the Viaduct Being the thing for the town in qui Known, When We used to drive this road years ago You Had to drive all the way down into Millau which is in a Gorge, so has very steep roads in and out, it used to take a while to navigate, but now you pay your 9 euros and you are over in minutes, its quite an experience! We went out for dinner after having a nap, poor Paul was exhausted, packing didn't go as planned so we ended up rushing to finish and arrived at Dover at 10pm, we sailed at 11.15pm, Paul then drove until 6am, we stopped for a coffee and some breakfast and then continued until about 2pm, had lunch and then arrived at Millau at about 4.30pm, we covered about 560 miles! So he deserved his nap!! My ankles, well, better described as cankles were elevated on a pillow while I wrote this blog post. We will be setting off as early as possible this morning to get the best part of the journey done while its still cool, after a hearty breakfast of course!
No cards onto your amazing challenge, once again a hugely varied selection each card as fabulous as the next.
My description will be brief this week as this WiFi access keeps changing my post from English to French and back again, but never mind, its free and it means I get to chat to all of you!
We-have five gorgeous Christmas cards, Val has used the Samidie set as me (I think) That pretty red polka dot paper works so well for Christmas cards, I would-have never thought Of That, I love the little flourish and your cute Image too.
Margaret made her Christmas card with gorgeous papers and has created her own border with ribbon! Genius
Michele, you-have (I believe) used the hugely popular Embossing Folder That cam free with a magazine, both, Lilian and I have made cards using it too, your Christmas card looks perfect, you-have trimmed the top section and added a beautiful Christmas paper , trimmed with Rhinestones gives the perfect finish!
Sonia, wow, I love what you have done with that CE Snowflake border die, I actually didn't recognise it at first and I have used it many times!! I love how you have 'grunged' it up a bit with distress ink, a gorgeous Christmas card!
Maria has placed the 'curved border' at the bottom of her card, making a perfect snow bank to place her Santa and his sleigh on, Maria actually fussy cut that whole piece from a stamped image!! You deserve a medal for patience Maria, the trees make the perfect backdrop to your Christmas scene card, I love the sparkling snow falling too .
Janet used a Spellbinders Edgability Die for her Curve and SP Labels die for the focal element , with a stamped and embossed detail on the frame, your card is gorgeous Janet.
Karen has made to gorgeous cards, by cleverly creating the background shape and then die cutting into it, mixing and matching Sue's Delicate Daisies I believe, both fan cards Karen .
Lynda has also used a Spellbinders Edgability die to cut her pretty curve, a beautiful flower spray in the top corner gives a stunning finish.
Val your second card has also used the SB Edgibility Die (I think). SB floral oval frames that beautiful decoupaged bird, a personalised finish to complete a gorgeous special birthday card.
Lilian, omg, Lilian, have you watercoloured this amazing card, its a proper piece of art, from the Vintage Aircraft (Spitfire)?, to the stone wall, the backdrop of trees and woodland with your eye being drawn in with those green gemstones, the most beautiful, eye-catching part to me is the flowers in the foreground, they are so pretty, they have dimension too, have you used Fine glass beads?, what an amazing technique, the look almost like a plant my mum had in her garden call 'red hot pokers', pretty, structural plants that could also be a field of poppies, giving the card an extra special meaning. Somebody is going to be absolutely delighted to own such a beautiful piece of Art.
Thank you all so very much ladies, I so appreciate the time and effort you take to create these cards each week xxxxxx
Love and hugs