Saturday, October 31, 2009
Good morning everyone, Lovely sunny, warm morning here ! Have loads to do today, so will be heading off into town shortly.Sara has gone to the Gym and Amanda is on the laptop, l only allow her on it at weekends, as l think school work needs to be focused on during the week, she actually agrees with me ! later this morning the girls and l are going for, what is now known as our "saturday morning family tradition" we have a nice crunchy baguette and a latte..Marcos is at work,Sam ( my son´s GF ) is over this weekend, so they are happy ! they will be coming out with us for dinner tonight. Hope to get a few things finished today, l have a few cards that need finishing up..l have had a play with my new stamps from "whiff of Joy " and "Sugar Nellies" so will post a few makes over the coming days !Not had much time to enter in the challenges this week, maybe tomorrow l will have a go at a few..well, thats all from me this morning...l will be paying you all another visit soon..Happy crafting ! hugs susan x
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Evening everyone ! l have been enjoying colouring in this gorgeous image from Nina May She is a very talented artist, as you can see ! If you would like to join this weeks challenge, pop over and visit her very inspirational blog and pick up this weeks free image to use in the "autumn Splendor" challenge at "There´s Magic in the Air "( see my sidebar or use the above link ) please show Nina gratitude by leaving her a comment..Good luck everyone, and have fun ! Here is my entry...its a LO for the front page of a new autumn scrapbook that l am working on. l think it will show my new project off nicely ! Thanks Nina X
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Pouring of rain here today, looks like we will be having a wet weekend ! you know what that means, lots of crafting ! l have a made a card a bit different from my usual ghouls, pumpkins etc…l wanted to try for a card that was a tad elegant, but still capturing the halloween style and colours…l will be entering this into a few challenges this week... Why not pop over to Incy Wincy Designs , they have a great Halloween themed challenge going on till monday...also over at One Stop Craft They have a fab Halloween challenge going on, go join in the fun ! Another challenge thats taking place this week is over at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge, go check out the great spooky projects !...If you pop over to Stamp Something ( their logo is also on my sidebar)They also have a fab Halloween challenge going on...Well l think l have given you all enough work for this week´s challenges hehe....Good luck to you all and Happy Crafting ! Hugs susan x
Saturday, October 17, 2009
The base of this card is not made of traditional card..look closely and you will see that the base is made of Plastic ! yes!its made of tons of glitter fused onto two sheets of plastic, sort of like a sandwich l suppose...anyway, l decided to use it as a base..so here it is ! its very unusual..l added colour to background of the image and to the eyes,using my coloured pencils..l am going to use this card in a couple of challenges.. incy wincy designs,- wildlife- Stamp Something,-Bling it Somethings-, Pop over to these challenge blogs, they are well worth taking a look at.. bye for now..off to have a nice cup of tea !
Hi everyone, not much happened this week, so not too much to update ! Amanda is now back at school, and has recovered from having swollen glands, she was quite poorly the previous week.Sara, now has had it, but feels much better today. We are going into town for what has become our late breakfast tradition!its a lovely sunny, warm morning so we will walk into town and sit in one of the beach bars and enjoy our lovely hot baguettes and lattes...heaven ! Have entered a card into a challenge this week, over at incy wincy´s ( see post below )..l have done quite a few cards this week for " the box " so getting quite a stash built up of christmas cards.. well, the girls are ready to roll..so we are off now.. have a nice day everyone Hugs susan x
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Sorry for not updating soon,but l have had Amanda off school this week with swollen glands, she has been really poorly.l also had a few medical scans to do, which l am pleased to say were all fine !...Now down to business !..there´s still time to go over to Incy Wincy Designs and have a go at the challenge that they still have running " For You " l am entering the card that is featured in this post, wish me luck hehe !..
Sunday, October 4, 2009
Thought l would make a few autumn themed cards...The autumn fairy one is decoupaged ! l am thinking of adding them into a challenge thats running over at Incy Wincy´s Design challenge blog Pop over and have a look...l am also going to enter these cards into another challenge over at One stop Craft challenge blog you might like to have a look at whats going on over there too.. Hugs Susan X