Sunday 11 November 2012

Lest We Forget

"Poppy Field"
If I Should Die
by Rupert Brooke
If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
A dust whom England bore, shaped, made aware,
Gave, once, her flowers to love, her ways to roam,
A body of England's, breathing English air,
Washed by the rivers, blest by suns of home.
And think, this heart, all evil shed away,
A pulse in the eternal mind, no less
Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given;
Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day;
And laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness,
In hearts at peace, under an English heaven.
Indigo Blu stamp set: Poppy Meadow
Spellbinders Decorative Labels One, Labels One
distress ink pads & markers
archival ink: Jet Black
Stampendous embossing powder: clear
red grosgrain ribbon
cardstock: red 300gsm, black 300gsm, white 200gsm
Entered for the following challenges:
Card Crafter's Circle - Remembrance / Poppies
Crafts and Me - Reds
Try it on Tuesday - Memories
That Craft Place - Red for Remembrance


  1. A beautiful card, love the poppies.

  2. A really lovely card and with a lovely poem too, great remembrance project :-) Elaine xxx

  3. A stunning card Maddy and a really powerful poem, thank you


  4. A gorgeous card, I always love poppies but at this time of year they are so special and always make me weepy!
    Anne x

  5. Stunningly beautiful card and such a thought provoking poem, Maddy. Perfect

  6. Beautiful card, the poem is so special at this time of Remembrance .
    Thank you for sharing your card with us at TioT's.

  7. A wonderful creation, with a stirring poem. Thanks for sharing with us in our Remembrance challenge at the Card Crafter's Circle!

  8. Stunning rememberance styled card, lovely poem.
    Just hopped over from Docrafts, Ni.

  9. beautiful card really captures the spirit of Novemeber 11th. Thank you for sharing it with us at TIOT.EE

  10. What a lovely, lovely designed this so well! i love seeing what you created for our challenge at Card Crafter's Cirle! thank you!

  11. A beautiful card, always love these stamps.
    Thanks for joining our Memories challenge at TioT

  12. Wow gorgeous card, I really love the stamping and colouring. Thank you for joining us at That Craft Place Challenge Blog. Happy Crafting :-) Kerry x


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