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Saturday, 31 July 2010

x stitch update.

No more bears at the moment i was working in secret on a 5" x 7" monkey picture for my little monkey carly and it was completed on time and she loves it .

Thursday, 29 July 2010

cards by thomas

My nine year old grandson stayed last weekend and he asked me if he could pop downstairs and make his cousin jake a birthday card . Here's what he came back up with we were all impressed. He's done them before but this is his first time alone.

teacher gifts even more

Here are Kaitlyns teacher gifts parcelled up and ready to go and as usual i forgot to take pictures of all the cards.

teacher gifts

Here are carlys teacher gifts all packed up and ready to go . She took them in last week and they were very well received

Saturday, 17 July 2010

card for mr richards

Here's the card we made for mr richards


The image is blowing bubbles another one of the nostalgia stamps
Paper came from a stash swap so not sure
Ribbon from crafty ribbons
buttons , string and cardstock from stash.
card blank from craftwork cards

Mr richards gift

Mr richards is Kaitlyn's singing teacher and when she first started nursery she wouldn't even open her mouth to sing. Now she sings loud and proud and sings anywhere and everywhere and is always telling us all about him . He has helped her gain in confidence enormously. She bought him a lion and some nivea for men minis and we made him a note book , a seed card and a little bag of football goodies.




Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Card for Natalie

Here's the quick card i did for my daughter to give to Natalie Carly's teacher . Quite an achievement as Victoria buys what she calls proper cards . Natalie loved it.


Very simple but i do like it

Image is swinging one of the john byars nostalgia stamps
Paper is LLB Venaissance to match her gift
Flowers and butterfly from stash.


Goodies for Natalie

Carly had to take her teacher gift for her main keyworker in today as she is now on holiday until after carly leaves.

Thank you to Rainmac and Flourgirl for the inspiration .
just hope the other 9 will like theirs and the 6 at Kaitlyns nursery when they get theirs hopefully on monday


Each set contains :                                                         
A Decorated notebook
Post it note coaster
Decorated seed packet 
3 Elizabeth Shaw mints in pretzel bag
A bookmark
Milk Carton containing 3 ferrero rocher chocs
2 Ikea Scented t lights in ikea glass pots
All in a spotty bowl  59p in Home Bargains

All cut from one 12 x 12 sheet of bazill Cardstock 
and  four  6x6 sheets of Lawrence Llewellyn Bowen Venaissance
I'm so sad i even cut a strip of the papers to wrap around the t lights before
putting them in the holders so they would match lol
Image is Bloom and Grow from Sugar Nellie
This is my first one so hopefully they'll get better.

Family outing



Kaitlyn wanted to go and feed the ducks and took her brother Kobie ,sister carly , and cousins Thomas and Joshua and Grandad . He said he felt like the pied piper lol.

More stash.


Mine and kaitlyns fab goodies from the range. we really needed a leaf punch.lol. And the tassel's are for the teacher gifts . The rest are well err just because. We wanted some calendar tabs but they said they haven't got them in yet at this branch.

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

Fab blog candy i won

I won these lovely goodies from mandy at crafty fox. Thank you so much.

Goodies for Kaitlyns raffle at school

Kaitlyns teacher asked me if i could do them some assorted towel cakes for the raffle etc at kaitlyns school. Silly me forgot to take pics before they were cellophaned but hopefully you can make them out . lol.

Sunday, 4 July 2010

new challenge blog

You really must see this for yourself and what a fab set of goodies. Enough to enhance anyones cards for ages. see here . Oh that we could be lucky enough to win.