Monday, May 9

Configuring with The Wendy Vecchi!

A very good Monday Morning to you all! Today I will be on my way back to Cambridge after spending a wonderful weekend with Lia and Joan and their families in Holland. We spent the day yesterday at Keukenhof and the beach! Who knew the North Sea could look so good from the other side and be so warm and lovely in May! But more of that later! First up ... it is Monday which means there is a new theme over at Simon Says Stamp and Show and this week's theme is anything goes! Oh yes ... anything ... so there really is no excuse not to join in! As ever ... our wonderful sponsor Simon Says Stamp are giving away a $50 shopping voucher to a randomly drawn entrant!
I had such a great time on the smallest Configuration a few weeks ago that I could not wait to try my hand at another one! This time I grabbed me grunge and my The Wendy Vecchi stamps and set about creating a completely different look!
Of course I just had to use some Lord Tim of Holtz Idea-ology bits and bobs too ... you know Tim ... the man that can leave one country by air with no airplane and land in another ... ten hours before he left with just an Itty Bitty Grunge Stamp and a smidgeon of Matte Medium!
My plan was to show you more about Keukenhof at this point ... it is an amazing collection of Spring gardens splattered with art ... in Amsterdam ... but sadly the hotel internet has other ideas and the 750 hours it took me to get this far was rather tiring!
We then went to the beach for lunch and a paddle before setting off back to Ede for a BBQ at Joans.
Joan lives in the most amazing location ... with rabbits and donkeys and all sorts of other livestock for neighbours ... she also has a very lovely little treasure island near by... but you can't see that at the moment either :0)
I hope you have all had good weekends too ...
I look forward to hearing all about them in my comments ... note the very subtle hint ... I am off to slap sme cream on my sun burn ...
Laters!

20 comments:

lin_anderson said...

Hi Linda

Glad you have had a fab time...goes too quickly doesn't it?
the configuration boxes are very addictive I am just finishing one for my sis which will be winging its way to the USA in June!!!

your message on the wall was great x

Helen said...

So glad you got to enjoy a great weekend - hope to see your photos when you get home. I LOVE your new configuration, it is stunning.

Vic said...

Love the Wendy-inspired configuration. I look forward to pictures of your amazing venture!

Dragon said...

Corrr.. it's really different and you obviously enjoyed it... I am lovin the colours and especially that fab shade of green, which looks really fresh
Frankie
xx

Sid said...

Very vibrant and lively Linda !!

snazzyoriginal said...

Spring has now oficially sprung with these zingy butterflies, love it!

Lori said...

This is awesome, Linda, so very cool!

Heather M. said...

I love the configurations! My weekend consisted of shopping for scrapbook supplies & checking out the activities on the internet for NSD. Of course, I made a card for my mother.

Piddawinkle said...

great work Lin, love the colours you've used, good job if I do say so meself, LOL

Candy C said...

Hello Linda! LOVE your configuration box. Very bright and cheerful with losts of wonderful embellishments! <3 Candy

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Hi Linda, the box is fab, love the colour scheme :-) Sounds like a wonderful time in Holland
Anne xx

Sue said...

Yummy!! I must stop looking or I'll need to buy some of these, You make it look such fun!

Debi said...

Linda, this is absolutely amazing! I love it!!! Awesome job on it!

airing cupboard crafts said...

The configurations are amazing. I am so glad you had a good weekend x

Gillian said...

Love Love Love this configuration Linda, the colours are gorgeous, love all the details in each section. Glad you had a wonderful time in Holland. x

Nancy Wethington said...

Beautiful! Love the homage you paid to the gardens. I can just imagine seeing all those gorgeous colors in bloom.

Scrappy~Sarah said...

great work :)

2amscrapper said...

sounds like a wonderful time and your art is wonderful, too!

Lia said...

Love your configuration with Wendy!!!

Alison said...

Absolutely love this piece Linda! The colours, the design, everything!! xx

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