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Monday, 31 March 2014

More Embossing Paste




The back ground of this one I used embossing paste again I coloured it with iridescent powder and used a leave stencil. Cut some leaves from CBS die and the inner flower with a sizzix die. Well thats it for me today as off to work :( have a good week everyone x

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Mothers Day



I have had a lovely Mothers Day in Cambridge with my four lovely off spring. I think some of them are using a different growth manure!!
I got some nice flowers and gifts, and spoilt my self with some retail therapy as well in the Radley shop. Very proud of my bunch as I am sure all you Mums are of yours too xx


Of course a couple of photos as well, but got nagged 'come on mum' !!

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Sunny Saturday




Well its looking like its going to be a beautiful day here in the south. I made this card using the embossing paste which I coloured with iridescent powder, again it isn't perfect. I also used Lavinia Stamps and cut the text using Cricut. I better go get dressed as off out shopping with a friend to Saffron Walden.

Friday, 28 March 2014

Embossing Paste


Here are two cards I made using embossing paste as you can see not perfect! But ill keep trying. I also added some washi tape and a CBS stamp.

Today is my late husbands Birthday so will be remembering him today, pop to the grave and put some flowers on.
I am going out with a friend tomorrow for some retail therapy although not planning on spending a lot as hubby has taking all the dosh for a new gear box…boring, also looking forward to Sunday as all my babies are coming out with me for the day. Hope you all have a lovely weekend and Mothers day xx

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Detailed Page

A page I am quite pleased with, it has quite a lot of layers and some stamping, I also splatted some paint very artistic for me lol. I used some CBS stamps for the feathers and her dies for the chevrons. The lovely crochet flower my daughter bought me for xmas as I still haven't mastered the crocheting yet! A little bit of wash tape on the bottom. The picture is of my lovely daughter who is now 21. Hope you like my page bye for now x

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Mothers Day Card

This card I made for my Mum whilst I was away with the girls. I used my new Martha Stewart punch to make the doily which I purchased in the USA. Punched a couple of butterflies using a die and added some sparkle. Hope she likes it. I will be going out with all my children to Cambridge on sunday to have a late lunch at The Chop House. Hope you all have a good mothers day x

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Collage Frame

Here is one of projects from my week with the girls. It is a frame of pictures of my brother who will be 50 this year so I have made this for his Birthday. It took me three days to complete, but I must say I am pleased with it so I hope he likes it as well. Back with some more makes soon bye for now xx

Monday, 24 March 2014

A week with the girls



 Well I am just settling back into the swing of things after a fabulous week away with the girls. Yes a whole week of scrapbooking, card making and sewing. We all stayed in a bungalow on a farm in Newbury. It was a nice setting and the weather was perfect. Lots of late nights and some late mornings too.


There were six of us who traveled from Devon, Norfolk, Hampshire and Hertfordshire it was great to meet up as hadn't seen some for years and some I had never met before but we all got on fine.


The good news is….we have booked to do it all again next year, happy days.

I shall be posting my makes shortly so keep popping back xx

Friday, 7 March 2014

Birthday Weekend In Spain

 Just back from a lovely weekend staying with friends in Spain. Pete and I now always seek out Segway tours when we are away we love them and the guides are a good way to find out about the cities.


We went to Valencia for the day and done the obligatory tour on Segways our friends had never been on them before and now they are hooked. There was a lovely park which used to be the old river bed which leads from the town and has many interesting pieces of architecture. So as you can imagine snap happy was miles behind the rest trying to take pictures.

Also some lovely sunsets were to be had. This one was at the harbour in a place called Denia. Well there will be some crafting posts coming soon as off next weekend on my week away with the girls so better get packing. Have a good weekend everyone x