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Friday, 17 April 2020

Book Travel

The daily challenge at Gecko Galz theme is travel.  Hmm not much travelling being done at the moment (today we were supposed to be in Sweden!) so armchair travel seemed appropriate, and this gorgeous image is perfect.

Image: Gecko Galz
Papers: Pixel Scrapper
Sentiment: typed on computer
Distress Inks
Glossy Accents

Shared on challenges:
geckogalz-challenge-of-day-TravelTime
timeoutchallenges-159-inspiredbywords
simon-says-knock-on-wood/

letscreate-158-ag-option-through-window
southerngirls-teamLou-anythinggoes
abitmoretimetocraft-114-anythinggoes
jansdigis-april--anything-goes
morgans-artworld-challenge-4-anythinggoes

16 comments:

Carole J said...

Such a true sentiment! Love the book reading girl stamp combined with the world map! Lovely work, Carol. x

Bunny said...

I love this because reading does take you away to places you may never get to go and there can be such magic in books. Great card. [Bunny]

Suze said...

Perfect for these times. Sad that you had to miss your eagerly awaited trip. It must be extra hard on days like today with the thunder and heavy rain (which I assume you are getting as well).

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card

Janette said...

Hi Carol, she looks so content in her window seat reading of heaven knows where, I love it and the sentiment is perfect. xx

kiwimeskreations said...

Fabulous card Carol - loving your background embossing, and the world map die cut. Leaving the image uncoloured was a great choice
Pity about your tour being cancelled :(. This virus has a lot to answer for!
Stay safe
Blessings
Maxine

Jan Mahew said...

Carol- What a lovely card! And the sentiment is definitely Spot On. Great image, wonderful background= super card creation. Thanks for entering JDS Blog Challenge #11! Good luck and be safe.
Hugs,

Jan (owner and illustrator- Jan's Digi Stamp Shop)

crafty-stamper said...

Stunning card Carol,beautiful image and perfect sentiment-love the B.paper-shame about your trip too such a lot of holidays cancelled this year!
Carol x

earl lea riser said...

What an appropriate card since you could travel! I hope you get to rebook! It's a crazy world right now! Thanks for playing along at Southern Girls Challenge!

Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful. Thank you so much for playing along at Let’s Craft and Create this month. A new challenge starts every month on the 5th. Always Anything Goes with an Optional Twist. Hope you’ll link up again.
Janis
Design Team Member @ Let’s Craft and Create
Owner & Design Team Member @ Crafting Happiness Challenges
My Blog: Pause Dream Enjoy

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

This is so beautiful. Nice work.
Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's Artworld. We hope to see you again.
~ Annette DT

Shona Chambers said...

Big day for us today Carol!! Counting down to 4pm to hear what the Jacinda will say about us leaving or staying in Level 4. To be honest I think we should stay here for another two weeks, wouldn't hurt but can understand how hard it must be for businesses etc. Your card couldn't be more perfect for our challenge and just love the image of th girl reading, it has so much detail. Glad that you didn't colour it in, that way you can see all the tiny bits of the scene. Love the purple background and how the map connects to your sentiment. Always wonderful to see you at TIME OUT and please stay safe!!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful card! I love the maps and the pretty image and textured background! Thanks so much for joining us at Jans Digital images AG challenge!!!

Kim Heggins said...

Simply beautiful! Love your sweet card...just love it. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Time Out!

Nonni said...

This is a very fun mixed media project with lots of great details. Love the sentiment! Thank you for joining us at Time Out and I hope to see you joining our new photo inspiration challenge!

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's ArtWorld. We hope to see you again.
~ Sherry DT/Admin/Coordinator xx