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I am mother to four and my wonderful dil Lisa recently blessed us with our first grandchild. I share my life with my indulgent husband, and my love of hobbies

Friday, August 5, 2011

Mo's dp 2 challenge dt

As you can see, i am a whole day late with my posting for the wonderful Mo's challenge which is to make an easel this week.  As you know by now i live in Africa, we have copper thieves and Nigerians that steal your telephone and ADSL lines rugularly and this week it was my line.  I could just cry, i hate not being online.
To top it all off, i am without a maid AGAIN!!   i know most of you are thinking, a maid!! yes it is normal to have a maid in Africa, if you dont have a maid you are not normal.  OK so no maid, no internet = very unhappy Paola.

So for my card, i had to try this double easel, which i first saw on my Friend Barb's blog and i couldnt wait to try it myself.
For my card i am using "Patience" available from Mo's store, image colored with copics and the dp's are all locally South African from "Queen of hearts"  On my dotted paper i gave the edges some top boss and added white embossing powder.  The flower were punched out with a NS punch and added a rhinestone flower centre, the border punch is a MS punch and all the ribbons are from my stash.

have a great weekend
smiles
Paola
 

13 comments:

  1. Hey sweetie!
    So sorry for your inconviences; I guess it is very difficult without a maid once you have been accustomed to one; it must be the way I felt when I no longer had Mum around...lol:) Hope you will be able to sort out soon all these issues.
    Your double easel card is gorgeous, simply gorgeous! The colors are great although I would have never thought putting them together, the image, your coloring, everything rocks!
    Great to have you back even a day later:)
    Hugs and have a happy weekend!
    Iulia

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  2. What a fantastic card, it's simply beautiful TFS Jane

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  3. Oh my goodness that's awesome!! I couldn't sleep last night so was Googling for instructions on making an easle card. Going to go try right now! Tnx for the prompt!

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  4. Hi Paola WOW super stunning card!!!!!! love it your so talented!
    ps. my maid is decorating our hallway at the mo! lol! he loves it!

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  5. Lovely card-what a cute image!

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  6. Iulia's comment really made me laugh! lol
    This is a gorgeous card, Paola! I'm glad you were able to get your internet back up so soon.

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  7. Adorable card! You did a great job on this card!

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  8. Hi Paola, wow hun I love this card, the colour combination is fab. and the image adorable. Hugs, Frea

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  9. Amazing how much we come to rely on the internet isn't it? Glad you are back up and running. Another gorgeous card!
    R/

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  10. Gorgeous card Paola
    Such a sweet image
    Hugs Julie P

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  11. Lovely creation!!!
    This stamp is also very cute!!
    Hugs,
    Marijke

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  12. Hi Paola,
    This is such an adorable card! Ü
    Barb

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  13. Hello!

    This is so beautiful! I love the colors! Wonderful creation!

    Wishing you a happy week!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

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I really appreciate the time it takes to leave a comment, totally makes it all worthwhile, thanks so much for making my day.
smiles
Paola