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April 25, 2014
Anzac Day has long been an important day in the calendar of both Australia and New Zealand as we remember the lives given for our freedom at Anzac Cove during World War I. Anzac Day, April 25 is a day of such significance in our history and culture, both our countries have national public holidays. The main event of the day is the formal Dawn ceremony and parade of Veterans, the sounding of the Last Post and the minute of silence ended with ‘Lest We Forget’ in services across the nation.
As Australasian Close To My Heart consultants we wanted to showcase the Australasian Stamp Sets that Close To My Heart have made for us. The projects we share with you today are shared in the spirit of both gratitude and national pride.
If you have come from Lauren Moore’s blog – CTMH Craftings then you are in the right place. If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post.
For this blog hop I have again made some more cards using the New Zealand stamp set that Close to My Heart made especially for us. Here is the full set and the images and sentiments are great for other uses as well.
The kiwi is our national bird and holds a very special place in our ‘kiwi’ hearts. The silver fern is also a national icon and is worn by all our national sportsmen and women when representing New Zealand. The bottom card encapsulates both national icons. The Timberline paper also reflects the rustic feel of our settler background.
Here they are:
Cardstock – Cashmere, White Daisy, Colonial White, Chocolate
Paper – Timberline
Inks – Chocolate, Ponderosa Green
Stamp set – New Zealand Greetings.
For more information about ANZAC Day please visit http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/anzac-day/introduction.
I hope you have enjoyed your visit here and learnt more about the history of New Zealand.
Now please hop on over to see what Jenny has created on her blog – Jenny’s Heart and Craft Corner.
January 25, 2021
Amazing Paper Grace has gone back to her roots with classic sewing inspired motifs! Introducing the Picot Petite Collection! Becca Feeken sent over these lovely dies for me to try. Over time we’ve had lace-inspired designs and have loved the feel of Hemstitching and Candlewicking. Reminiscent of needlework and treasured handwork proudly displayed, Becca Feeken …
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January 20, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back to more inspiration for Heartfelt Creations and today I have a sweet Christmas card to inspire you for next Christmas. Isn’t that snowman so cute!! I have used the new Countryside Cottage collection to create this card. Products Used: HCD1-7332 Countryside Cottage Die HCD1-7333 Cottage Tree-scapes Die HCD1-7336 Countryside Winter-scapes …
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January 18, 2021
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back. Delicate Impressions Details We’re excited to introduce another Glimmer Hot Foil collection! The Delicate Impressions Collection has five sets of Glimmer Hot Foil Plates. The fifth set, Heart Melt Sentiments, has four unique phrases with matching dies. The other four sets are designed to create borders and accents that can …
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