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Monday, 1 March 2010

Red Hot.


When i bought this stamp from Whipper Snapper curiosity got the better of me and i googled it to see if there was such a society.Apparently there is a red HAT society which started in America for women in their 50s.It was started by a lady who decided to celebrate her 50th birthday by wearing a gaudy purple and red outfit from a charity shop. Her freinds did the same and it all started there.They are now all over the world. Imagine my suprise when on a visit to my local which is a hotel, a load of women appeared from upstairs all dressed in red and purple with hats just like my card.They were indeed members of the red hat society on a weekend break.There is also a pink hat society for women approaching 50.I was well miffed, if i'd have known they were going to be there i could have sold a load of cards!!

8 comments:

  1. fantastic card and what a brilliant history behind the image.i`ve never heard of the red hat society.the image is fab and i love the colours.luv coops.xx

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  2. This is a fab card, love the story behind. Carol x

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  3. Love this image - great story as well - makes it much more interesting. You need to find out if they are having another visit so you can sell some to them
    xx

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  4. Fab card and what a great story! Lisa x

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