Wednesday, 24 December 2008
Wednesday, 17 December 2008
Hope you have a great Christmas if I don't get back on here before then! Paul is off from tomorrow, and we have quite a few things we need to be getting done... I'm waiting in today for my order from Amazon arriving.. like it should've yesterday!
Have a good 'un..
I started feeling a little ropey last weekend, just a bit full of cold, and this week has been hellish! It's gone straight down onto my chest, leaving me with a chronic cough, feeling very very tired and completely drained of energy.. outta puff, even going from one room to the next.. ! Blimey I felt crap.
At least last night I was only rattling on my chest, not major coughing fits and sneezing, so I did manage to sleep a little easier!
I've got lots of cards to show you later on, I've been plodding on with cards for Christmas amongst other secret things, so can at least upload something when I get them photographed..
See ya later!
Thursday, 11 December 2008
I used the lovely DCWV Christmas glitter pad to add that little bit of sparkle. The die cut was LOTV and I added 3D gloss to his eyes for a bit of sparkle. The numbers are Papermania.
Now before I forget, I know I've not shown this cake on here..
Quite ingenious eh? It's a Christmas cake that's been stamped with a High Hopes Christmas image.. how do you do that you're asking??
Well.. if you use food colouring instead of inks, (a bit of trial and error with the 'how much to use'), you can stamp on the cake. You need to make sure that the stamp is a clean, never been used before stamp so it's food compatible. You can also colour with the food colouring too..
Anyone fancy a slice?? Well check out the blog HERE for a better look.
Wednesday, 10 December 2008
We put ours up at the weekend, and Martina decided she wanted to have a go at some long exposure photography.. so here we go!
Tuesday, 9 December 2008
Anybody got one they don't want anymore?? lol..
Sod it! And I soooo need it.. I'm busy!
This is just a very quick post as I'm supposed to be working this morning.
I've been really busy lately - not going to knock it though! I thought coming up to Christmas that things would have quietened down a little, but things keep coming up. I've got a couple of really big things happening in the New Year - I'll share when I get the go ahead. It's soooo exciting I can hardly wait!
I am also busy making my cards to send off.. Last week saw my 100th parcel going off to our Soldiers out in the Sandy Place - thank you to every single one of you who have given parcels and messages of good will. So this week it's my family's turn for my attention. It will be the first time everyone has a handmade card - usually by now I've given up and bought them!
My demonstrations have finished now. I'm having a few weeks off and then all ready for going again in January! I will miss them though. I really love demonstrating - even if some of my ladies are a bit cheeky! (yes Miss Cheeky from Ali craft.. you know who you are! lol). We have a bit of a laugh at my demo's, which is lovely, so thank you all for making 2008 a fantastic year!
Who knows what 2009 will bring.. but I hope it's full of life, love and laughter!
I will be back with more posts shortly, I just need to get the photos sorted for my blog.
Friday, 5 December 2008
Wednesday, 3 December 2008
Now all I need to do is...
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