Thursday, 14 September 2017

hi there a few little cards from me today

wow how about that then ... a few cards from me today ... it is a beautiful day down here in Waterlooville ... I should be out enjoying the sunshine but am sitting in my craft room ... had a couple of orders to get out and here they are

this one is for our lovely granddaughter ... always make her a 
card when it is her brothers birthday and visa versa ... we call them
un birthday cards 







thank you visiting me ... hope you are having a great week ... if you can leave a message I will return the visit xx

Sunday, 10 September 2017

at last a few cards ...

wow been busy ... don't know what I been doing BUT phew where does the time go ??

have had some orders for some boy cards ... the first one is the one I have made for my lovely grandson Olly ... he is football mad but I thought I would make a "mobile phone" one this time too ... coz he is mad on his mobile


happy birthday olly



I just love that little hash tag die # but had a big panic when I had finished making these cards coz I thought I had lost it and would have to pull the contents of the bin out !!!! 

panic over found it


thank you for stopping by I promise to visit you if you can leave a message


Wednesday, 6 September 2017

our beautiful grandchldren

well its back to school for our beautiful grandchildren ...

Gracie's first day in Senior school (cant believe she is THAT old)

Olly going into year 5 of junior school

can you believe the size of that school bag 



Thursday, 31 August 2017

new dies from the works

had a happy shop in Chichester today ...

got some lovely Christmas words ... have not really branched out into Christmas dies yet but I WAS very happy with them ... until I got home and tried them out ... Grrrrr ... they did not cut very well then I remembered somebody saying place a sheet of waxed paper or greaseproof paper between the die and the paper ...

BINGO ... works a treat ... these are the dies


couldn't decide what they said so this is how they cut out lol 

don't know if you are looking for any but they are on £5 ... thought that was a good price 

Oh my goodness something strange has happened to my blog ... can't sort it now ... have to have a lookie tomorrow xx



Monday, 28 August 2017

allo ... and happy bank holiday weekend to you all


hello my crafty friends and what a super bank holiday weekend we have had ... we have certainly been spoilt with the weather here in Waterlooville

have not been very busy with the cards ... made a few Christmas cards but not scanned them yet so please watch this space ...

here is a photo of "us" with our lovely grandchildren last weekend ... thank you for stopping by and if you can leave a message I will visit you too



Thursday, 17 August 2017

a couple of little cards using my new embossing folder

hello there my crafty friends ... managed to get hold of the new 3D embossing folder from the crafters inspiration magazine  ... just love it ... and have used my gilding wax on it too ...

Sorry should have said it is only on the second card lol ... But spect you realised that 😊
hope you are having a great week



this card is also made using one of the circle nestie die cuts that I got from The works ... lovely


thank you for visiting my blog and if you can leave a message I will get back to you xx




Friday, 11 August 2017

hubby is on the mend ... and new stash !!

hi there my crafty friends ... hubby is on the mend thank goodness ... didn't want to look in his mouth tho lol ...

went to the market in the village today and got some great crafty bits in one of the charity shops ... the lady said £2 ... but I felt really bad and gave her £3 ... a real bargain ...

just love the little pots of embossing powder have not seen them before ... they are probably so old they wont work but worth a go ... don't know if you can read the instructions on the pots but it says
"expose the image to a heat source i.e. light bulb toaster or low grill"
the address says blue cat toys Silver Street South Cerney Glos GL7 5TS

here is a photo of the goodies ... cant wait to start trying them out

oh dear sorry ... don't seem to be able to add a photo ... will try again later xx






well that's strange ... shut down and went for dinner ... now working ... how does that happen !!







Wednesday, 9 August 2017

toothy peg out ouch !!

okie my dear friends ... well that will do for now ... I LOVE THE NEW LOOK  ... not sure about the blue ... but got other things to get on with ...

love to hear what you think !! ... please don't say go back to what it was ... coz no idea what it was lol

what an awful day ... don't think it has stopped raining all day ...

had to go with dear hubby to have a tooth extraction (him that is ... not me !) ... he is feeling very sore now ... it was a big back tooth and was impacted ... two stiches that are dissolvable hope it heals ok



have a good week everybody ... hope the weather improves






Sunday, 6 August 2017

A work in progress lol...

A work in progress ...  Decided it's about time for a change in my blog bits ... maybe a while before I am happy with it ... but please watch this space .

hope you are all having a great weekend

xxxx




Wednesday, 2 August 2017

having fun with my new freebie from the cardmaking and papercraft magazine this month

hi there my crafty friends ... its a wet and miserable day here today so been having a play in my craft room ... just received my cardmaking and papercraft magazine issue 173 ... super embossing borders

here is my first card

just love these words ... enlarged so you can read them properly 
also ... I smudged the borders with my new Pebeo gilding wax that I got 
at the Portsmouth sincerely yours show last month ...
bit smudgie but its my first go ... 

also below a little card made using a gorjuss girls decoupage kit 
the word says hugs hope you can read it ... it was one of my freebie dies
from china and they are a bit small ... I have a bit of a job reading them
when I am going to cut them ... ho hum they were so cheap so no problems lol 


thank you for looking ... and if you can leave a message I will visit you too 



Saturday, 29 July 2017

an embossed envelope


h there ... no cards from me yet today ... but I wanted to show you an envelope that I embossed ... just love how it turned out ... just hope the label stays on lol

hope you all have a great weekend




if you can leave a comment I will visit you xx

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

just a couple of little cards


hello my crafty friends ... hope you got some sleep last night ... bit stormy here ... but not as bad as some have had ... it feels a lot cooler ... don't know if it is going to last

a couple of little cards today ...
a sympathy card for a dear friend who has lost her dad

a little thank you for a fellow crafter 

thank you for stopping by ... and if you can leave a message I will get back to you ... have a good week xx


Thursday, 13 July 2017

well I have been a bit busy ... my crafty friends

happy birthday to my dear daughter in law


happy birthday to a dear friend 

happy birthday to my dear mother in law 
thank you card to a fellow crafter

happy wedding day to my dear friend whose daughter is getting married


thank you for stopping by and if you have time to leave a message I will get back to you ... have a great weekend xx

Friday, 7 July 2017

another new home card

hi there my crafty friends ... how are you loving the sun ... I adore it but was actually looking forward to the big storm they promised ... guess what !! ... it didn't arrive not even a spot of rain ...

ho hum ... not moaning

on to my little card ... there are a couple more that I cant add yet as I know the recipients will read my blog and may have not received their cards yet lol ... watch this space ...

home is where the heart is 


this little one has a long way to travel it is for my dear cousin and her husband who have moved from the north Island in New Zealand to the south island ... she is going to live in a retirement village nearer to her family ... so I wish her luck ...

enjoy your weekend everybody ... and if you leave a message I will visit you too xx