Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Youth Day

Good morning friends,
Yes today it is Youth Day in South Africa, This day commemorates the Soweto Uprising which was  a series of protests led by high school students in South Africa that began on the morning of 16 June 1976. Students from numerous Sowetan schools began to protest in the streets of Soweto in response to the introduction of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction in local schools. An estimated 20,000 students took part in the protests. The number of people who died is usually given as 176. June 16 is now a public holiday. It is just so sad, that so many of today's youth do not take education seriously.
As the holiday is on a Sunday, we are lucky to have the Monday off as well, so a lovely long weekend.

Today as usual is also the new image releases at Digistamps4Joy  One of these is "Mistri - solitude" which I have used for my card, and the DT ladies have made some gorgeous cards for inspiration.

The image was coloured with Aquarelle pencils and Twinkling H2O's
The DP is from a paper bloc of Marianne Design...Victorian Vintage.
Added lace, pearls, seam binding and a bead pin.

Will enter some challenges:
Creative Corner challenge...Girly girl
Digi Haven...Anything goes
Totally Papercrafts #171...Feeling blue
Sister Act Card Challenge #11...Anything goes
Charisma Cards #23...Digis only
Crafty Ribbons challenge #48...Anything goes with ribbon.
Heck of a Challenge...Bingo - 1st row..lace, ribbon, pearls.
Challenges 4 Everybody #22...Anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle challenge # 37...3 of something - 3 pearls
One Stitch at a Time #168...Use a digi

I hope you all have a wonderful Sunday, and as it is also Father's day I hope the Dads are having a really special day.
See you soon and take care.
Love Ursula


Hannelie said...

So elegant Ursula!
Enjoy the long weekend!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Ursula - love the shabby feeling of the background paper, stick pin and ribbon.

Amanda said...

So elegant, love it Ursula, here in Holland it's Fathers day LOL.

hugs Amanda

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the shabby chic feel of this. Wonderful lace & stickpin. Thank you for entering OSAAT Ch168 Use a Digi.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous card thanks for playing at crafty ribbons

Eemeli said...

Beautiful creation. Lovely color scheme. Thanks for joining our "Digis Only" challenge this week at Charisma Cardz.

Hugs from Finland,
Eemeli (DT)

chrissy xx said...

Just GOrgeous! I LOve your colours and this lace and ribbon is soooo pretty..Thank you for joining us at Digi Haven.

Wendy said...

Beautiful card...Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Wendy xx

Chriss America Real said...

This is a very lovely & elegant card! I love the color combination and the pin!

Thank you for playing along with the Stitchy Bear Angels this week!

Chriss - OSAAT-DT

Anonymous said...

beautiful card! Such a pretty image.
thanks for joining our Girly Girl challenge at Creative Corner Challenges this week...
Tammy DT

Erica ♥ said...

Een hele aparte kaart, maar mooi
hoor ☼

Fijne (knutsel)week nog gewenst ☺
En lekker van het zonnetje genieten ☼
Lieve grtjsss van Erica ¤

Anke said...

Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
hugs Anke

Avril Ann said...

Another stunning creation, hun, thank you for sharing with us at Glitter N Sparkle this week, good luck xxx

mel b said...

love the colours and the laout of your card...very cool image you chose there
thanks for taking part at creative corner challenges
Love Mel xxx

Chris x said...

Beautiful thanks for playing along at a HOAC.
Chris x