Monday 31 December 2012

Happy New Year

I would like to wish all my blog friends a very Happy New Year  and a special wish for a good 2013

I have been playing in my craft room for the last few days tidying up and getting more than 6inches square to work on on my desk!

as you can see I have been cross stitching again both Rich and I have this terrible virus and are confined to the house with chest no New Year revelry's for us a quiet evening with a good DVD!
 I wish you all a happy and healthy 2013. 

Sunday 23 December 2012

Isabella's first birthday

how time flies its my great nieces first birthday on the 24th....

thank goodness for my new Polka doodles cd....cherryblossom lane....lots of lovely images and a perfect 1st birthday image.......
Hope all of you are ready for Christmas....

Sunday 16 December 2012

Clare's challenge "anything but a square card"

the last challenge of the year in our little Christmas card club....where we makes cards every two weeks and have loads of crafty fun with our dear friends....if you fancy joining us just give one of us your details...see my side bar for details

sorry if its a bit boring but mine are two easel cards....the first one is in traditional colours

which as soon as I had finished it Richard decided he wanted it for his card this year...the second one I just decided to do in crafters companion centura pearl to see what it would look like

you can see I have been naughty and bought the grand spellbinders decorative circles...the other elements are Marianne designs candles and holly, spellbinder poinsettia,martha stewart branch punch,m bossiblities holiday magic embossing folder,spellbinder christmas tag and a creative expressions sentiment embossed with cosmic shimmer embossing powder and a few bits of bling.
I look forward to going round all your blogs this evening....if I am fit as we will just have flown back from Ireland where we have been celebrating Richards the Jameson distillery!

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Snowman again....

this was my original card for the Snow man challenge but somehow I forgot where I had put it ! is your craft room like that?

the image is from the wonderful Polka doodles cd here comes Christmas .the background and papers are from Nitwits...just add some snowballs and glitter ....

Sunday 2 December 2012

My Challenge for the Christmas club.....Snowman

I have had this lovely stamp lurking in the back of my draw ...bought with Lizzie at the NEC over 10 years ago and now it gets its day!

stamped and coloured with copics...glitter glue mounted on spellbinders label....spellbinder poinsetta cut in parchment.....spellbinder holly boarder and doohickey christmas trees,cheerylynn holly vine...bling from my you like the little even contains a miniature card ...nitwits papers......difficult to photo on these dull days  
Hope you all enjoyed the challenge and look forward to seeing all your beautiful cards.....