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I made a postcard this time for
whose theme is
As you may know I'm good friends with Penny
and stupidly this seemed to
put me under extra pressure.
Problem is I am then at risk of
which, for me,
So I did a bit of deep breathing,
cracked those knuckles
and in an almost zen-like trance
made my 'Angels' postcard.
I used a portion of the famous
The Creation of Adam.
The hands are a gel transfer
which I put on top of a torn paper and
gessoed background, which I further distressed.
I saw the quote
"When storm clouds gather
look for an Angel"
in a magazine and it seemed appropriate.
I put the Angels in a
which I so enjoy doing.
I received a wonderful package of goodies from
'Yee Ha! Ride 'em Cowboy'.
Having researched Cowboys,
Lesley was inspired to focus on
Her postcard is of one such Cowgirl
called Belle Star.
I love the cartoon speech bubble saying
Lesley also made me a book about
Gun 'Toting Women.
Yes, a BOOK!
There are more pages but this gives the idea.
Lesley also very kindly sent me a
'The Story of the Cowboy'
- I am a big fan of Ladybird Books
and this is a real treat.
Lesley made a stand up of Annie Oakley
(who went and got her gun!).
And finally, she sent me a Sheriff's badge,
ideal for a girlie Sheriff to catch those dang cowgirls!
So many treasures!
Thank you so much, Lesley,
I love them all.