For a start my title is LIFT me up not RAISE me up. I hope I'm forgiven.
Lift suited the chocolate idea better.
This layout is tongue in cheek.
My photo is from the Hershey shop in NYNY casino at Las Vegas.
Inside was this overwhelming smell of chocolate. Near the door was a statue of liberty made of chocolate. You can see how large it is.
The statue is lifting the torch up. I was feeling tired and travel weary so the idea of chocolate was a welcome one.When making this layout this idea struck me.
Red doiley and small red words are from D-Lish scraps
Braids and ribbons were sent to me as part of a prize, as was the heart wood veneers.