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Saturday, 28 August 2010

At The Seaside

I have been wanting this child on the beach stamp for about two years after someone sent me an atc with it on.  Last Tuesday it arrived in the post, my lovely Sister had found it and sent it to me as a little surprise.
I thought it went perfectly with this little poem from R.L Stevenson. The poem is in a Childs Garden Of Verse book which I got as a Sunday School prize in 1949! as you can image it is now rather battered and worn but I have always loved the book.  I am really digging the old stuff out now, the background stamp at the bottom of the card is from a company called Embossing Arts and dated 1993, wonder if they are still around ? This is a belated entry for Tuesday Taggers challenge. 


  1. Not belated at all and totally gorgeous! I too had the child's garden of verse, but from 1969! That is so beautiful! Thanks for joining us at TT this week!

  2. Joan this is lovely and how wonderful to have such a special treasure of a stamp. Love how it links back to your childhood. Thank you for sharing with us at TT this week. xx Zoe

  3. Totally gorgeous, its a great stamp, I can understand you wanting get one of these.

  4. This is beautiful, I love the colours and yes, I can understand how you yearned for the stamp. Lovely verse, how lovely to still hve such a precious book.

  5. WOW this is gorgeous and love the poem as well. I can understand why di you wanted this stamp it is gorgeous. Thanks playing along with TT this week

  6. This is wonderful and even more so with the poem being such a special one to you x Thanks for playing along with us at TT Joan x Janet


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