Monday, 22 October 2018

For Alison

Hello ...I'm now up and running...on the Internet
but still with no incoming calls only outgoing...4 weeks and counting....B.T can not get it together  .. So .I sent a email to them and  to Rip off Britain  last week  and low and behold work started out side my home on  Friday....
My crafty space work tops how been done and so I getting there...still boxes to unpack and lost stash to be found....

Today's card is for one of my web buddies Alison...which was her Birthday on Friday and I know she got my card ok so I can put it on my blog....

I started with a 5x7 card blank....pink card from stash....papers First Edition....frame and flower dies unbranded from china....leaves Tim Holtz....and a few gems....

Thank you for your comments Joolsx


Friday, 14 September 2018

Good bye to Grace.....and the new house news.....

Hello....Hope you all are well? ....
As you can see the carpets are gone in my new home and yesterday I had all the down stairs done with hard flooring....forgot to take some photos.....carpets for the stairs,landing and bed rooms are being done next week.....and I am having vinyl the small bedroom which is going to be my craft room...and have painted cream....as Ive got about 10ft missing on space should be fun trying to get everything in!!! good job Ive got a garage for the over flow....

On today,s card which is a sad one.... for Grace passed away on Monday and at 99 is a wonderful age....shame she did not get to 100...lived with her daughter and got up washed,dressed and even made dinner every night....was picking runner beans in the garden the weekend!....

5x7 card....white card Papermill....
Ive used off cuts in light yellow and cream for the feathers ....freebie die.....sentiment Clearly Besotted.....and a few gems....

Thank you for your comments....Joolsx

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Birthday Wishes

Good morning,
Sorry not posted for some time...lots of cleaning in the new houses why oh why cant people clean....I'm not the most tidy person ..in the craft room! but my house/s have always been clean....I had the carpet taken up in the living room/dinner and gave it to a young couple ...they were so happy to have it...so done my bit recycling....having new flooring put down next week then carpet a few days later....then I shall be moving in...at last....hopefully the cat flap will be in as well...

On today card....which came about after I made the Christmas one...
6X6 card white card from Papermill..paper First Edition Rose Garden....used Die-namics die for the frame and flag die for the sentiment...Pink card from stash....flower die from China...I made the buds by cutting up some of the small petals and rolling them together.......leaves Poppy dies...sentiment Clearly Besotted....
Thank you for all your comments Joolsx

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Christmas flowers and Good news ....

Good Morning....odd start to the day....grey sky no sun....but Im sooo happy....After posting my card on Monday my solicitor rang to ask would I like to exchange on the house.....and I pick up the keys on the 29th ....next week.....I got a few jobs to do before I move so it will be a few weeks yet.......this will be my forever home as I will NOT be doing this again....
Also I would like to thank all my buddies for the get well wishes for my Granddaughter....

Today's card is me playing with some dies ....6x6 card....white card Papermill....sentiment from Clearly Besotted....the frame is from Die-namics....as the the flag die....Tim Holtz  Holiday Greens/Festive Greens....flower from China and paper from stash.... a snowflake....and gems...

Thank you for your comments Joolsx


Monday, 20 August 2018

Christmas....and some news....

Good Morning from a very overcast Essex....

Well still in rented as I've not exchanged yet!....fingers crossed it will be soon...

Also some news which only a few family and friends knew about....My 19 year old Granddaughter was taken ill about 6/7 weeks ago with tummy pains....Her Mum took her to the hospital and after scans,blood taken  and biopsy it look like cancer....then she was home and the next day was rusted back to hospital with sepsis....but with very strong antibiotic's came home again....Friday she got the all clear for now....

All I want now is to move and see this year gone...

On today's card....5x7 card white card Papermill and all gold card from stash.....dolly die Tonic....as is the sentiment.....the bubble die Memory Box...

Thank you for all your comments Joolsx

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Friend....

Good morning....Hope you all are well....and had some rain....we did...on the house move It looks like I will be exchanging next week....then I can get on taking up the carpets....sliver grey is not my colour....with a long hair cat and a five year old granddaughter....and put in a cat flap for Alfie...who after getting me up at 6am in this morning let him out to the garden is now a sleep on the bed!

Today's card is one for the box...Papers from Dovecraft  Sweet Paris....and I have inked around the edges.....friend die from china and flower from Tim Holtz....

Thank you for all your kind comments Joolsx

Friday, 27 July 2018

one scoop or three?

Hello...Hope you all are not too hot....I just can't sleep in this heat! got a fan going all night and still hot....please let it rain soon....I never thought I would be saying that...lol...

I've been busy with shows and the Owls but had time to make a quick card for a buddies birthday....got a set of ice cream dies from china so had a go making a card.....card and paper from stash ...sentiment Clearly Besotted....the flake I just cut a strip and put it though with a embossing folder....then added a few gems...

Thank you for all your comments....Joolsx

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