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Friday, March 29, 2013

Best wishes from South Africa

Hello friends,
Just recently Margy, from Digistamps4Joy released a new image (her own drawing) called "Weskus fisherman's cottage"  I just  had to use it. It brought back memories of holidays on the west coast of South Africa, where this is a typical scene I took the liberty of  adding the image of the aloe,(by Jen Lee) which is also very South African.


I coloured it with distress inkpads and kept it very simple with no extra embellishments. The sentiment is computer generated.
I hope any of my South African friends out there will enjoy this.

I think it meets the following challenges:
Milk, Coffee challenge...Anything but square
Shelly's Images challenge...Anything goes
The Paper Shelter...Anything goes
Simon Says Stamps challenge...Anything goes
Penny's Paper Crafty challenge...Anything goes
Make it Monday...Anything goes
Pause, Dream, Enjoy...Anything goes
 Whoopsi Daisy challenge...Use a digi

I hope you are all enjoying a lovely long weekend and that Spring will be with you soon in the Northern hemisphere.

Thank you for coming to visit and hope you have enjoyed looking at what I have been doing.
Take care, see you soon.
Love, Ursula

17 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful colouring Ursula and the aloe is a nice touch.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Margy (DS4J) said...

Beautiful Ursula!

Monica said...

Hello Ursula,
Glad this card brought you joy... what super colouring. The aloe vera looks just so perfect. And I loved reading this post.
Love,
M

Hannelie said...

this weskus huisie makes me miss home!
Have a blessed Easter Ursula!

Faith A said...

Not only your SA friends would like this Ursula, htis is stunning in it's simplicity.

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful scenery card you have created Ursula.

greetings karin

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun...:o)

Have a lovely Easter...biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Heather said...

A beautiful card Ursula, I love your CAS design and beautifully colour adorable image. Your aloe sat off the image is stunning!!

Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge,
hugs
Heather xx

Erica ♥ said...

Dat is nog eens een aparte stempel
maar wel heel erg mooi,
leuke kaart ☺

Een gezellig (paas/knutsel)weekend gewenst ☺
Lieve grtjsss Erica xox
heidebloempjuh.blogspot.nl

Creations by Shirl said...

Love your scene card... Thanks for joining us over at Milk Coffee Stamps Challenge.

Meihsia Liu said...

This is such a fabulous card. Love the beautiful coloring and pretty image. Thank you so much for joining us at Make It Monday. ^_^

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the detailed scene you created. Thank you for entering PDE Anything Goes challenge.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
PDE DT

Patty Sue 2 said...

A unique card and love the original drawing. Thank you for joining us at ATHE PAPER SHELTER CHALLENGE! Good luck and I hope we see more of your lovely work in the future!

debby4000 said...

Love your beautiful card, fab image.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge.

luv
Debby

Shelly Parker said...

Hi Ursula! I love this project. The colors are so muted and natural. Just great! Thanks so much for joining our challenge at Shelly's Images Blog.
-Shelly
Shelly's Images.com

Manderly said...

I love seeing what it would look like in South Africa. Thank you for sharing this beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper- Crafty Challenge this week!
Manderly
xxxooo

chilli pip said...

What a super image and the Aloe is a lovely touch. Love the way you have kept the colouring low key as it really does the image justice.