Well following the weekend retreat I literally did as I said I was going to do, spent the whole day yesterday watching junk on T.V. I had a lovely lie in and still went for a snooze in the afternoon !!! I was shattered though and just sat with my feet up all day, I couldn't even be bothered to make anything to eat and ate about 50 digestive biscuits throughout the day instead :) (followed by chicken soup). The weekend went brilliantly with the ladies attending saying it was the best yet, we made some fantastic projects, but as I was naughty and hadn't printed off my homework (photo's) non of mine are actually complete. I will try to finish one or two off in the next few days and post some photo's ...... watch this space, by for now, C. x
Thursday, 24 April 2014
Not much time to blog today as Scrapstars Retreat is this weekend, but here are the weekly deals which have just become available until 10.00 p.m. next Wednesday :)
Sunday, 20 April 2014
Happy Easter to everyone, I hope you are enjoying your weekend, especially in the UK where we get a nice break. I have been enjoying having my husband around, and we have worked together to sort out some more boxes that are still lurking in our garage since our house move. I am still a little upset that I cannot find a few things and have no explanation for where they have gone (disturbing really). On the whole, though, everything is getting sorted although I am making a considerable amount of mess at the moment with boxes everywhere for my craft retreat :) I didn't want to miss a weekend blogging, so late yesterday afternoon I started this page with the gorgeous Eastern Elegance papers from Stampin' Up. What fabulous colours. I made the two flowers one with "petals" which are actually the bird's wing from the builder bird punch and then with hearts cut in half for the large flower petals, I just wanted to do something different to the twirled rosette roses, although I ended up falling back on them for my centres :) I also used the Beautiful baroque stamp for the background.
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
OMG so excited by his announcement by Stampin'Up. Project life is such a popular concept and from 1st July SU are launching their own Project Life in partnership with Becky Higgins. This is a simplified way of scrapbooking/memory keeping and I cannot wait to share it with my customers and non-craft friends! Watch this space! http://www.stampinup.com/home/en-GB/project-life-by-stampin-up
Friday, 11 April 2014
Well tomorrow is team training and I'm sure I'll have lots of great projects to post, but along with training all the ladies make swaps for each other. Our day tomorrow is going to focus on Male themed cards and projects. I have to admit I feel I have cheated a little on my swap as I have done it in bright colours so it would really be ok for anybody :) The sentiments are from Label Love and Chalk Talk stamp sets.
|The one on the right is cased for Chlo's Craft Closet :)|
Wednesday, 9 April 2014
exciting news form Stampin Up .... new deals every week, I love the way Stampin Up always have a promotion on every month, but it seems these weekly deals are going to be Fab, here's the first one, what great savings :)
Weekly Deals ....
Wednesday, 2 April 2014
Hello there, trying to have some me time today, not sure how that will pan out, I've been busy in the garden, busy in the house and busy at work, no rest for the wicked or so they say ;) I am building up to my retreat in just a little over three weeks time, and have been making "Saturday Night Take Away" bags, more of that to follow, but I also finally had time to take a look at these gorgeous papers. They are so versatile, with the patterns on both sides, you can either make them very grown up or playful. This one is going to be grown up with two small 3x4 B&W photo's on the outside left and right "flap" and one 6x4 photo and some journaling inside, it is going to be of a wedding. I think the next layout I use them for will be the playful one because I am loving the sheet with the birds flying across it. I am happy to say I have incorporated the new tag punch and the spiral flower die on the layout so I hope you like it :)