Saturday, 29 December 2007

Mini LO

This is a LO for a mini book that was organized by Lizzie (one of the ladies on 3C's forum) as a surprise pressie for our 'boss' on the forum and owner of a very nice online shop. (With so many tempting things and loads of choice.) I'm of course talking about Charmed Cards and Crafts.

The book was received in time for Christmas by Karen and was greeted with total surprise and a few tears of happiness by her. Phew, it was touch and go for a while as some pages didn't arrive until after the last posting date and some after the book had been sent. (Karen will add those in at some point though.)

This was my offering. It is of course K & Co papers Peppermint Twist and some of the die cuts. I used my new Vixen alphabet and reindeer die cuts and icing rub ons. Finished off with Papermania silk flowers and a little fuzzy Santa's face sticker. It's all on a 4" X 4 1/2" LO and Lizzie put it all into a little book with all the other ladies LOs before sending it all to Karen.

Where does the time go?

I have been a bad blogger since my last entry. I just haven't had the time to get here before Christmas. Then I went down with a horrible cold just before Christmas and felt dreadful, and since Christmas DH has been home from work so I haven't been able to even sit at the pc for more than about 15 mins and once a day. !!!! The girls have been on their's a lot too (thanks to DD1 being Sims 2 mad!), so I couldn't get on there even.

Anyway I have been creating some bits. Some are still on the camera and others can't be shown yet as they belong to the CJ I have here. It's all about to finish though so next month I will be able to post pics of everyone's LO's and mine in everyone's too. Will that make up for my lack of entries? Hmmmm not sure but I think it will help.

Here is another of my favourite types of cards atm. I made one also for my sister who's birthday is 31st Dec, but I forgot to take a photo of that one. Doh! This was for DD1's friend though and is very similar.

Thursday, 6 December 2007

One like Shell's

Here is my take on the lovely birthday card my friend Shell made for our friend Lou's birthday. I liked the card so much that I asked Shell to let me in on the instructions.

Papers are the double sided from K & Co Dollhouse scrap pad to go. Embellishments are a little sticky stones for bling and Prima flowers with brads.

This card is so much nicer than the one I had originally made for another friend's birthday next week so she will be receiving this.

Wednesday, 5 December 2007

Birthday time again!

So Monday was my birthday and I received several lovely hand made cards. (Including 3 from M & S ! Thanks DH and DD1 & 2)

Here are the others from my friends. So nice I had to share.
This one above is from Shell.
This one on the right is from Sharon

This one is from work and was made by Sharon

This one is from Lea.

All of them little works of art. Thank you all.

Saturday, 1 December 2007

Smile in a CJ

This entry is one I did in the first CJ I took part in and is one of my favourites still. I just love the way snowflake the white gorilla has a cheeky grin on his face. The poem is great too. I was sent the 2 together in an email originally and saved it in the event of wanting it some time. When the What makes you laugh CJ came along it was the obvious choice for me to put in as my LO.

Here are the 2 pages in close up.

Papers and the embellishments are K & Co.

Sketch Challenge

There is a sketch challenge running on Charmed Cards and Crafts forum.

You need to use the following:

Why not pop along to see and take part even.

Here is the card I made for my DH using the sketch.

Here is the same sketch for a Christmas card.

DH's birthday cards

It was DH's birthday yesterday and the girls both wanted to make him a card. These are the results from them. Okay they had a bit of help from me but they did the decorating themselves.