Wednesday, 26 May 2010


Howdy WOYWW er's, did you have a lovely weekend, well I did which is why not much crafting took place, have had my head down for a couple of nights as needed to get a card done for a friend, (posted below), and have been adding a bit more colour to my canvas, have a few ideas what I am going to put on it just need to pull it all together. Still not finished my book covers either, oh how easily it is to get side tracked, like so many, could do with a few more hours in the day.
Has turned a bit chilly up ere int North, but am happy to say that means the duvet is back covering my modesty in the night, that is so not a good look anymore. Hopefully the sun will be back for the Bank Holiday weekend and if not I'll be in my craft room.
Back to business, go over to Julia's blog and take a peak at what the rest of the gang has been up to this week, sorry guys n gals (said in a Jimmy Saville style, don't have a big fat cigar though) I was no where near getting through the whole list, think it was probably the worst I've done yet, although DD did have revising last week, am thinking of a good pressie for her this coming festive season!!!!
Hugs to all and have a good BH and the rest of the week. xx

Monday, 24 May 2010

Sunday Stampers - Red

Well technically speaking this is now last weeks challenge, (the sunshine kept me hostage in the garden!), and if you want to take a peak at this weeks theme go and have a nosey around Hels blog and see some fantastic artwork. I did take a picci with my ickle fat tootsies as my daughter painted them red for me the other day, but a close up of my hairy big toe was not a pretty sight, I can tell you.
Why did I not have any self adhesive red stones either, I had to set too with the quickie glue pen, why does the camera always pick out the crappy bits, I can honestly say it's not that noticeable on the card, must be the flash, well that's what I'm sticking to anyway. LOL.

Wednesday, 19 May 2010


Happy Wednesday to all you WOYWWer's, no day off for me today so, have just stuffed myself with pizza and chocci biccies (note to self, start diet tomorrow, muffin top now turned into gateau top !!!), watched Hollyoaks, tis killing me just wanna know who shot Calvin, and now commandeered the pc to post my picci.

Those book covers which were on show last week are now partly decorated and must finish them off as have to make up my book ready to pop in the post, oops I forgot to move the bean tin which is now partly completed also, but more of that for the WOYWW celebrations in a couple of weeks. I have stolen taken inspiration from Linda E , a tin which she altered and appeared in an edition of Craft Stamper. Oh yes, a new set of stamps which I got from Inkylicious last weekend and are still in the packet, OH was watching over my shoulder all the way round the shop so had to be good, completed my spend with some Claudine Hellmuth matte medium and some petaloo flowers, I will return when it is safe to do so and on my own LOL.

Thank you to all who take time to visit my blog today and any other, I never manage to complete the list but do tackle it when I get the chance, join in the madness there are fabulous work spaces and gorgeous works of art, so join us all at Julias blog and have a good old nosey.

P.S. have been for my hair cut this evening and gone a bit modern, have gone for what I call a lop sided look, ya know, one of these shorter on one side than tother.......... "A" semetrical the hairdresser corrected. Only thing I don't like about it is that I cannot hide the blubber under me chin on the short side anymore.

Don't know why but all my post is not showing, am fed up with fiddling.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010


Morning all, yes I said morning! I have a GP appointment this afternoon so decided to treat myself to a day off work yaaaayyyyy. I have washed the pots, cleaned round the house, have washing drying, planted some carrot seeds and do need a shower but that can wait a while and am feeling very pleased with myself lol. Was so excited this morning too as while washing the pots I looked up to see a large bird on our fat feeder and it was a spotted woodpecker, we have seen it in the trees behind our house but never in the garden, of course there was no one here to share it with. I dashed to get the camera but it had gone by the time I got back. Back to business, make sure you visit Julia and all the other WOYWW er's and have a good old nosey.
What's on my desk other than the items that never move, a new pack of baby wipes and some covers I am preparing with gesso as part of a circle journal type challenge. My bean tean for altering is still there, unaltered and out of view is a canvas I have gesso'd (is that a word?), and still not entirely sure what I'm going to do with it.

Here is one of the cards I have made this week for a friend at works birthday, using some Blonde Moments papers, Bella stamp coloured using my pro markers, ribbon from the unmoved stash on my desk, message from Craftwork Cards and flowers and pearls from my stash. Have a lovely day WOYWW'ers

Wednesday, 5 May 2010


Good evening addicts and followers of our leader Julia and if your not addicted take the plunge and bare all. Yes I know below is not a pic of my craft space but the photo's loaded the wrong way round and I will put that down to me not concentrating cos the old gray matter is feeling a bit woolly. The hay fever has taken hold and feeling very under the weather, came up to craft but have no enthusiasm, want to snuggle under my blanket on the sofa and watch tv, I'm not moaning especially as Paula has had a double whammy over the last few weeks, sending lots of hugs and take it easy.

This is one of a couple of wedding cards I made as a friend of mine is getting married on Saturday and this is the one I decided to give to the Happy Couple. The Making Memories papers are so gorgeous and strokable, (is that a word LOL). I have had a bit of a card fest over the weekend as have lots to make, it's no wonder I don't get time to branch out, although I do have a book to make for a challenge.

This is my ickle baby who oftens lays behind my chair and I have to be careful not to run into her, or drop, well throw anything behind me while she's there. She out of sort at the mo as her daddy is working away for a few days and she's not used to him being away so is laid on the curve of the staircase watching the front door waiting for him to come home, arrrhhhhh.

And finally, at last, you say, there's not much different about the top of me desk this week so decided to show under my desk, stamps, dies and some christmas stash storage although I have some stamps which were bought with kits in more boxes and I think my quick kutz (hardly used, ummm, maybe my OH has a point when he won't let me have a cricut), is in the bag with my dies. Have a lovely week all.

Saturday, 1 May 2010

Sunday Stamper

Hope I'm not too late, have had my entries done for a week but not blogged it. Hels is celebrating 100 Sunday Stamper challenges and there's some fab candy on offer, follow the link on my side bar. The theme was Free as a Bird, so anything goes, but one of mine does have a bird on.

As I had done a bird and anything goes, I thought I would do a cat too, as all that was going through my mind was Tweety and Sylvester, but the only only thing I could find was some decoupage, so we have a birthday cat and a birthday bird to celebrate 100 Sunday Stamper challenges.