A card at last....

It's been so long since I have made a card, I thought I'd forgotten how to blog it. :)

I had some time to myself today, and so I took time out to look at some blogs. I saw some wonderful things and felt inspired again.  I hope it won't be so long next time. :)

Thanks for taking the time to look.  xxx


Sock Monkeys - please don't laugh LOL

For Emily

This one looks like a grumpy gorilla.
I promise you that both legs are the same size, it's just the way he's sitting. :)

For Elysia

This one, 'in real life' is such a cutie (wonky ears and all). :)

I hope you don't mind me posting these here, I did try photobucket but it wasn't playing nicely and I promised to show the lovely ladies on the Thrifty thread (MSE).

Thanks for looking!

I wish you a very merry Christmas and a very happy, and healthy new year!!!



Most recent card

I've been a naughty blogger lately and have been neglecting my card making in favour of other things. Silly me!!!

Here is my most recent card.  I have made several with this design and similar DP's lately as I love this combination.  I hope you like it too!



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A lovely blog award

I had a wonderful surprise this morning. I have been passed this lovely blog award by the lovely Angie (aka Pointofnoreturn).  Thankyou so much. xxx

I would like, in turn, to pass it to Flying FresianSusan, Kelly, Gemma and finally Louisa.


All the best card

I seem to have made a card for every occasion lately - Good luck, Sympathy, Birthday, Christmas and Grandparents Day.  The things I do to keep my bloggees from getting bored! :o)

Here is a different card again.  It's sentiment (although you can't see it very clearly) reads 'All the best'. It has been made for a friend going into hospital for a few days.  She's not 'ill' as such therefore a get well soon wouldn't be appropriate.

She is a young at heart person, likes fowers but nothing overly flowery, and is girly but not a pink girly girl. Therefore, I thought this image and choice of colours were perfect for her.

Thanks for taking time to look - I really appreciate it xxx


Sympathy Card

Sympathy cards, I've found, are not my forte - I mean, where do you start?

Having asked the lovely ladies of MSE for inspiration for images. Trisha (AKA Crafty Granny) sent me images of Calla Lillies (thanks so much), which I had intended to use, until Louisa (AKA DawnTeabag) pointed to a card she had made on her blog here. This gave me just the inspiration I needed (thankyou too xxx).

I have simply used two cuttlebug embossing folders, and placed ribbon to hide the mark the edge of the folders left. This is complemented by the scalloped oval nestie onto which the sentiment is mounted.  It's a very simple and understated card - but hopefully it is suitable.

The cardstock, paper, and sentiment are from Craftwork Cards.

Thanks for looking - Have a great day xxx