I am so grateful to be living in Australia. I came here exactly 32 years ago. What an amazing country we have. We live in a land of freedom and that freedom has come because of the sacrifice of many over the years. Thank you so very much.

I created the flowers with the May Flowers die. I die cut 2 per flower from Calypso Coral. Then I spritzed it with water and scrunched it up into a ball. I opened it up and left to dry and this gives it that crumpled effect. I went over the entire flower in Real Red with a sponge dauber to get the poppy colour.  The leaves are from the Daisy stamp set and I’ve fussy cut them. I drew the stamen in with a black marker  

I’ve used the Southern Serenade stamp for the border and stamped in Calypso Coral and Real Red.