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Friday, 11 November 2016

Lest we Forget...

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Today is Armistice day a time to remember.

Armistice Day is commemorated every year on November 11 to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at CompiègneFrance, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918. The date was declared a national holiday in many allied nations, and coincides with Remembrance Day and Veterans Day, public holidays.

They Shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn,
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We Will Remember Them!


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white square card.
2. Matted and layered black card.
3. I stamped IndigoBlu's Dinkie Poppy stamp onto red card with Archival ink.
4. I cut out the heart using red pearlescent card and stamped the poppy and embossed with WOW clear embossing powder.
5. To finish off I added the sentiment which was computer generated.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Fantasy Stampers - Poppy Appeal
Sweet Stampin - Red for Remembrance 
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner #97 - Use a Sentiment
Inspiration Destination #111 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for stopping by today.
Happy Crafting!

23 comments:

sandra carey said...

Good morning Linda beautiful card Hugs Sandra xx

Hev said...

I love this. It looks so effective. Well done xxx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab Image and design.xxx

Martine Smith said...

Lovely card very meaningful for today xxx

Laine said...

Such a beautiful tribute Linda.
Laine
xx

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

Such a beautiful card and stamp - and a lovely worded post. This is just perfect for our 'Red For Remembrance’ challenge this week. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

Karin van eijk said...

beautifullllllllll Linda
Gr Karin

Tinka's paper wonderlland said...

This is so beautiful, amazing realy!
♥Hugs Valentina♥

Jennifer Bradley said...

Just beautiful Hugs Jennifer xx

Em Louise Fairley said...

Beautiful card, Linda.
Hugs,
Em xxx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Linda this is a stunning card just perfect for today. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Linda I am back again this time to thank you for joining us at Fantasy Stampers Challenge 75 “Poppy Appeal” Hugs Jackie (DT)

Furrbster said...

This is a great commemorative card!

Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments,

Hugz Tinz

cuilliesocks said...

Beautiful card, Kate x

pam said...

Perfect card for today Linda.
Pam x

Jennifer Johnston said...

A really lovely card Linda, love the image. Have a good weekend.
Hugs Jennifer xx.

debbi taylor said...

beautiful card!
and thank you for visitingmy blog!
much appreciated
hugs
Debbi x

Andree said...

A gorgeous card Linda and a lovely tribute. The poppy stamp is fabulous. Enjoy your weekend, hugs xxx

Avril Watson said...

Beautiful Linda. Just perfect really, hugs xxx

Florence said...

Beautiful!!
Flo x

Ine Swinkels said...

nice work. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Good luck.
Bye,
Groetjes van Ine (DT)
http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

Bad Kitty (Fiki) said...

gorgeous card!

Cathy Clowes said...

Simply stunning Linda. Cathy x