Sunday, 31 August 2008

Gothic Arches "end of summer"


The theme at Gothic arches is "end of summer". Rather than thinking of a particular event like back to school or labor day, I thought of the mood late summer calls up in me. Normally i would not think of blue, but this summer it never got really warm, so blue seemed quite appropriate. Imixed it with some brown, the end of a season always conjures up the feeling of old for me, a little wistful, thoughtful and sad. Now I can't wait for the crispness of autumn to start....

The gorgeous image is from Nancy's freebies.

20 comments:

  1. Great arch Astrid, love the idea behind it

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  2. Oh wow this is lovely.
    Delightful arch.

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  3. beautiful arch Astrid!! love the thought and feeling behind it!!

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  4. I love your blues here. It's a gorgeous arch!

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  5. Beautiful, love the soft blue tones.

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  6. Lovely soft colours, great arch!

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  7. Lovely arch! So beautiful, Astrid!

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  8. She is beautiful Astrid - what a lovely arch.

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  9. Astrid, this is so gorgeous. Your background colors, your stamps and your beautiful image all come together to make for one top-notch gothic arch card.

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  10. This is a beautiful arch Astrid!! Gorgeous image and such a soft feel to it!

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  11. Fabulous arch with a beautiful image!
    Really lovely!

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  12. Lovely warm arch, with beautiful colours. It really captures that end of summer feeling (have we actually had a summer, I must have missed it!!)

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  13. Astrid this is lovely, very wistful and the feel of late summer flowers

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  14. I love the soft, pensive mood of your arch. Lovely work!

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  15. I love the soft look on your arch! Great backgrond and image!

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  16. the way you describe your arch sums up our summer doesnt it..I too am looking forward to a dry autumn kicking the leaves..lovely work on your blog. I especially love your faux leather on the tissue one

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