Saturday, April 25, 2009


(This post has been edited....)

LOOK I've fixed my spelling mistake - thanks to all of you for sharing your mishaps with me. I'm glad to know I'm not the first :-))

Another card for today and another colleague leaving, not so lucky to be retiring.

I felt a bit guilty lately, that I've been neglecting my Penny Black stamps, LOL! I have a few, and have almost never used them, and since I've been images from all over, and been buying stamps as if my life depended on it, I haven't used them. The other day when I was stamping out my new stamps, I decided to throw a PB into the mix, and coloured this one up.

I don't really have an image with a group of people waving goodbye, isn't that what you usually get on the farewell cards at the shop? I thought this little hedgehog giving the other a flower to say goodbye, was sweet enough for the occasion.

I coloured this image with my lyras and blended it with sansador, what else these days. I added some glitter glue to the ladybugs and daisies, but it's not really showing on the photo. Cards always look so much better in real life.

This was one of the images I just coloured up in whatever colour came to mind. Well I tell you, I struggled for hours trying to find paper to match. That green pot - it threw me out completely.

In the end it turned out okay, but I am not going to be so quick to just colour up in future.

Off to do my next card..... I'm on a roll for a change!


Kath said...

Hi Meahni.....gorgeous your hedgies and beautiful colour work....thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC....hugs Kath xxxxx

Meahni said...

I have to leave a comment on my own post!!! LOL!!! I see I can't spell - it should've read GOODBYE - guess I'm going to have to fix that!!!

Lynne in NI said...

Great card - that image is just perfect for a retirement card!
Don't you just hate it when you realise you've spelt something wrong on a card... I'm dismantling a child's card I made and spelt his name wrong!

weewiccababe said...

haha there was me thinking that was how it was spelled in Afrikaans lol
you've made a bonny job - its lovely

brenda said...

Gorgous card.

"Don't you just hate it when you realise you've spelt something wrong on a card"

Yes, I did a tag book for an order spelling MUM, how simple is that ? Only when I delivered it did I relaise I had MMU !

Brenda x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Meahni,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

jacquiscards said...

This card is lovely i am so jealous that u can make cards look so pretty x

paula said...

I miss-spelled the word surprise...I spelled it suprise. I even polled the family!! This is the perfect going away card and you colored it perfectly as well!!


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