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Monday 8 October 2012

Bon Voyage

Good evening all. It's been another nice day here, long may it last. 
One of my nephews flies to China tomorrow for a year on a university exchange to learn Mandarin. This is the digital version of the card I made him....I did print it but forgot to take a photo of the finished article!

Card front

and the insert

Made in My Memories Suite using a kit called Ticket to Ride, it's much the same as the one I made Gary before his trip to Mongolia in the summer but with a Chinese slant! The Mandarin text was translated on line and reads China on the tag and Bon Voyage on the postcard. The insert reads "have fun and stay safe" I think!

Challenges entered:
Pile it On - vintage or shabby chic
Craftymess Challenge - anything goes

Carol x


  1. What a Wonderful card Carol. What a great experience for your nephew too. Hugs Rita xx

  2. Hi Carol, loving this and all the beautiful details you have added. I hope you nephew has a fabulous time in China.

    Linda xxx

  3. This is gorgeous Carol,such a lovely image and colours.Ooh what I wouldn't give to go to China for a year.xxx

  4. This is great Carol, so much fab detail.

  5. Hi Carol gosh a year in China wow that's going to be exciting for him and l know its going to be tuff at the university learning Mandarin but what an achiement good on him, your card is amazing l do like the layout especially the great wall of china and the mountains totally stunning place by all means wish him well xx

  6. This is wonderful Carol. Such a fabulous design.


  7. Such a beautiful card. I'm sure he loved it. Hugs, Robin

  8. SUPER, DOOPER! What a cherished memory! Thanks for sharing it with us at Digitally Sweet!

  9. Love all the great details on this layout and antique/vintage look that you have achieved. Thanks so very much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

  10. Oh WOW Carol this is Superb! Love the LO, the images, the colors, all the detail come together so wonderfully. What an adventure for a young man. Wish him all the best.

  11. What a fantastic card it just says it all.
    A great experience for your Nephew what an achievement, good for him he must have worked jolly hard to get this far.
    Have a Great Day


  12. Great card for your nephew Carol I'm sure he will love it! x

  13. Hi Carol

    That is going to be one exciting trip .. .. and what a lovely card to start the journey off with.

    Love all the tiny bits of detail.

    Hope you get nice weather today as well!!

    Love Jules xx

  14. Awesome creation, Carol! Love it!

    Thanks for joining us at It's all about the vintage and beauty this time! Hope to see you again soon!

    Hugs, Sande xx :)

  15. Love the papers and the layout, thank you for joining us at Craftymess.

  16. Wow, this is really cool!! What a nice send off .. thanks for joining us at Digitally Sweet this week!!

  17. This is stunning! Love all the gorgeous details and the lovely colors! Thanks for joining us over at It's All ABout The Vintage & Beauty Challenge! Good Luck!
    Hugs and sunshine

    P.S. This would fit our Anything Goes Challenge over at Tuesday Alchemy this week!

  18. Gorgeous card with lovely memories. Love those papers. Thank you for sharing at Digitally Sweet.

    Hugs Ali x

  19. love your page!!!!
    thanks for joining us at Pile it on "Vintage/Shabby Chic Challenge"- hope to see you again next week - kimberly DT

  20. This is a gorjuss make, love the colours, thank you so much for joining us at Craftymess challenge blog

    Judie xx


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