Friday, 31 March 2017

Remember me?

Hello there...remember me? Yes sorry I have been a bad blogger lately and time once again has got away with me (almost April..EEK) Mr Mojo is on holiday...YET AGAIN!!!

Anyway I have not been totally idle, but I am not sure that what I have made is worthy of blog status really.....quick and easy.....still took along time to think about what to do with this topper...and I have nothing else to share so here is the result....

Poor photo...sorry! the sentiment is Craftwork Cards and says....'Have a blooming wonderful Day'

I think it speaks for itself and there is no great artistic talent (not that I have any anyway) on this. The purple card was a large snippet left over from a 12 inch square so I embossed it for my background. I have at least used up a bit of stash!

I am rushing off to the playground with this while the sun is shining...haven't been for awhile and I have a bag of sweets to share!

Hope this is finding you all well and ready for a lovely weekend...hope the weather is as good as it was here last weekend!
Thank you so much for popping in and I will be back with something a bit better to show you hopefully when Mojo returns!! I do appreciate the comments and love that you leave me...thanks again!!!!! I am so luck to have wonderful blogging buddies.

Now shall I press publish?

Enjoy your weekend friends.
Take care
Love Carole xx

Challenges entered

Snippets Playground weeks 273/274

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

There are fairies at the bottom of my Garden!

Hi my friends.......those fairies don't seem to come and do the ironing etc that they are supposed to do......though my husband says they visit him!!......he finds his clothes all washed and neatly pressed! I must be doing something wrong....I have to do my own!

Anyway I have been playing this last week and using up some old stash...yes all of four pre printed cards that I have had for ages!.......and no.... I have no more room in my craft room as a result.
The cards came with a sheet of sentiments to layer on top , but me being me, decided that was too out came the stamps.....fairies, Lavinia I think...all stamped with archival as the card is shiny. I had to add liberal amounts of Glamour dust of course!

and one close up

The sentiment stamps are from a Phil Martin set...very useful!

I now have four one layer cards for my stash..........still in the craft room, but in a different

I really will have to find somewhere different to photograph my cards, they are not coming out well at all.

So how are we all? I hope some sun is shining for you...lovely spring day here in West Yorkshire, but I do know some of you over the pond are either sinking in snow , or baking in the heat! Funny weather!! Anyway I do hope you are all well and safe, and if you are having a bad week...or more, I hope it all improves soon for you.

Thank you for stopping by, for all the lovely comments you leave me, I so love to read them all and know that I have such lovely friends all over the world. Friends that give of their precious time to visit my humble little blog......mwahh to you all.

Ok... well this fairy had best spread her wings and go and magic something up for tea tonight. Can't spoil the magic for hubby can I?

Enjoy the rest of your week
Carole xx

PS.  When I make a card you can always bet your bottom dollar that the week following my post there will be a challenge for that topic...always too late for me to watch this space...I bet next week somewhere there will be fairies!!.....and not only at the bottom of my garden.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

For mum!

Hi there folks! Hope you are all well.

Mothers Day is looming here in the UK at the end of the month and Spring and Mothers Day...Easter too..... always say yellow/purple to me. So...I chose purple for my card for mum and used a freebie set that came recently with a magazine.

The backing paper is from a now discontinued (sadly...I love this pad) LOTV pad. The tea-cup is a die and the flowers and tag are stamps that were embossed in gold and fussy cut after coloring with copics. I raised the flowers on 3D foam pads. The bit of trellis is from a Spellbinders die. Lots of snippets used here so no prizes where I will be heading this week! The centre panel is also raised on foam.
Apologies for the dire photo...I really seem to have lost the knack but have also changed my 'take area' and I don't think it is as good.

So I am organised for that occasion and mum won't be peeping so she will not see it.

We've had a few nice Spring days here and the little daffs are in full bloom in the garden, the snowdrops are finished though. The ground is just so wet with all the rain and never seems to dry up.

Hope you are all having a good week, I see some beautiful work in blogland and it never ceases to amaze me how prolific some of you are with your takes me hours just to do one!! You wouldn't believe how long it took to put this together...choosing the right papers etc..........absolutely ages.

Ok time for a cuppa and see if there is anything on the box worth watching.

Take care everyone, stay well, see you again soon.

Crafty hugs
Carole xx

Challenges entered :-

Snippets playground weeks 271/272.............apart from the base layer all snippets from my newly organised boxes!
Allsorts week 405............Spring