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Tuesday, 31 May 2011
There is light at the end of the tunnel
Monday, 30 May 2011
And another one
I'd like to enter this in Charisma Cardz Challenge blog the theme of which is "Boy Oh Boy"
Thanks for looking.Hugs. Susan xxx
Sunday, 29 May 2011
Friday, 27 May 2011
A rare night out
Thursday, 26 May 2011
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Fiona's birthday candy
I tidied the dining room table....
Never mind. There's always tomorrow. Still got loads of cards to make too but at least I can actually get stuff out now instead of trying to craft on top of a mound of craft stuff.
This is a card I've done for Andy's brother and his wife for their anniversary which is on Friday. They're the ones coming up for the weekend that I'm trying to tidy the house for!
Paper - from stash
Cardstock - Bazzill and Bazzill Bling
Embellishments - Gems from stash
Tools - Big Shot, Sweet Treat Sizzix die, Fiskars Threading Water border punch
This second card I'm not so sure about. I had stamped the image when I was doing the "holistic" card but I decided I didn't like it. However, there was a piece of card lying about under it and I thought they looked ok together so I went with it. I was sooooo tempted to add lots more to the card but I resisted so it's looking a bit plain for me. I'd be interested to hear what you think...Image - Tim Holtz stamp Cardstock - from stash Ink - Tim Holtz distress inks I did try and stamp another couple of images as I've got some cards to do but tonight's one of the nights where nothing seemed to stamp right so I've given up and hopefully I'll start afresh and inspired tomorrow. TFL Susan xxx
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
woosh, there goes another night
Monday, 23 May 2011
Gives self a good talking too
Sunday, 22 May 2011
Saturday, 21 May 2011
What a day
Thursday, 19 May 2011
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Monday, 16 May 2011
Had to come back
Sugar Bowl Challenge
And by a happy coincidence a Facebook group I'm part of set a Man's Card challenge today so here you go, this is what I ended up with!
It's prizegiving night at the Boys' Brigade Junior Section which Craig is a part of so we're all of out later. You can tell it's coming up to summer when everything stops. Anchor Boys stops on Wednesday and although I enjoy it I can't wait for the break!!
I'm also the visiting elder for one of the Brownie units and their parent's night is next Tuesday so I'm looking forward to that too.
Might be back later with another card which I made today, or maybe I'll leave it till tomorrow! Have a good evening whatever you're doing.
A little experiment...
I've discovered that POTC is on! Love Jeffrey Rush as Barbossa (and Mr Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow obviously).
Have a good day whatever you're doing.
Sunday, 15 May 2011
You could be forgiven for thinking I'm losing my mind
Saturday, 14 May 2011
Friday, 13 May 2011
I'd like to enter this card in the Passion for Promarkers challenge, as the challenge this week is for teenagers!
Andy is away for a curry tonight. Now, do I do some housework or some crafting..........
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Just a quickie
Monday, 9 May 2011
Candy... but be quick
Goodness, this is an early post!
I've got a parent council meeting tonight, so I might not get round to this later, lol.
Well, after a lot of walking away and scrapping of cards (and I don't mean that in the scrapbooking sense) I managed to come up with a card for my friend. This is the "holistic" type card she asked for.
It didn't come without it's share of stress. Wasn't really sure what she was after so it didn't come that easily. I then stamped some images, none of which I was happy with. Then I stamped what ended up on the finished card and was reasonably pleased. Put the whole thing together and stamped a sentiment in the inside. Squint! (should have used my stamp-a-ma-jig...) so I decided to use my new lacy oval nestie to stamp it again and cover the mistake. That was fine. Then I turned the card over and there was a splodge of ink on the back of it. I don't know if it was distress ink, it was certainly distressing me!! So I took the whole thing off the card and stuck it to another, clean, card blank. This is the first time I've made such a large card but it's for a large class to send to their massage teacher.
I liked the oval nestie with the sentiment in the inside so I kept that bit, even though this time, it's not hiding a wee mistook.
I'm kind of happy with what I've done. I don't hate it as much as a Cath Kidston wedding card I was asked to make once. It was hideous!!!!! So twee, horrible. Yeuch, I'm coming out in a cold sweat even thinking about it.
Anyway, my friend collected it earlier and was delighted so that's the main thing.Close up .... The inside with that oval nestie...
Sunday, 8 May 2011
Having a crisis
Saturday, 7 May 2011
I know I should be crafting
Friday, 6 May 2011
OK - who switched summer off?!
Wednesday, 4 May 2011
Kids are off school again tomorrow for the election so hoping for a long lie.... maybe, lol.
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
Confessions of a crafter
Monday, 2 May 2011
Right, I should really be in bed
Cardstock - Real Red, Pacific Point - SU
Paper - Celebrations SU
Tools - Top Note Sizzix Die - SU, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder (that I can't remember the name of), Big Shot
Stamps - Party This Way, Make A Monster - SU
Embellishment - Glossy Accents
Ink - Real Red, Pear Pizzazz - SU
Colouring - Promarkers Night, night! Susan xxx
Running At The Last Minute
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