Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Forever Friends at Christmas

Evening... second post in a day
your certainly not used to that lately are you..
you can sit down before you fall
Well I am here to show you a Christmas card
As you may or may not know I don't have any of my images
as the PC broke taking them all with it
so I have been to the local garden centre to the crafty bit
and bought some decoupage sheets
and a pack of 12x12 papermania Home for Christmas paper stack
with the thought of doing some cards
and also some layouts once I get some photo's printed
here is the first card I made
 Hes just about to peg his stocking up..ready for Santa
 His little birdy friend is in his stocking waiting
I used some lovely ribbon with Merry Christmas on it
instead of a sentiment, although I might add a name nearer Christmas
once I have decided who this card will go to
I am so behind on the crafting it isn't funny, 
I may end up buying cards this year
I just don't have the images to colour.. 

I do have some news though..
over on Facebook Paula Holifield has announced
she has a little boy.. Nathan weighing in at 9lb 7oz
and hes is so so cute..
Brilliant news mother and family are doing well..
Am sure once Paula is home she will pop an update on her blog.

well that's me for tonight
I am going to go have a go at making a Christmas Cracker
more on that tomorrow

I am going to link this up to..
Make it Monday Linky
thanks for stopping by
CLaire xx

Wall art

Hello there
long time no see... 
I am still around, still crafting
but not many cards at the moment
I have been making wall art for Hannah;s bedroom
Hannah wanted her bedroom decorated in purple
which we have done
 The purple paint did not look so purple in the tin
believe me the darker colour is dark..
it looks rather light and nice in the picture

I even used my spectrum noirs to colour the pull cord purple
to match the wall... 
I have plans on changing the plastic white bit on the end 
to a really nice large purple ball of some kind
so I am on the hunt for something.

 Hannah also wanted some prints on the walls
she has seen a few in b&q but the set she wants will cost me
wait for it.. £200+
So we made a compromise and I said I would make her some
 This is what I came up with. I have made three in total
Paul gave me some off cuts of his MDF
which I covered with wallpaper
 I then used Pauls electric stapler to attatch the cord
above is the back of the wallart
Here is a close up of the flower
I used some stickles in gold on the stamens
not sure it stands out in the picture 
but looks lovely when it is on the wall..

I have also made these two also
here they are up on the wall.. 
Again I used stickles to make them stand out a little..

so that is what I have been up to of late.
I have made some Christmas cards which I am hoping to show later
I have tea to sort then I have time to blog.

Thanks for stopping by and snooping in Hannahs room
CLaire xx

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Going Buddy Promarker Candy

you will never guess what is up for grabs
A whole set of Promarkers
Do a happy dance
and thats before they have even announced a winner
One can

pop over to Going Buggy 
Enfy's has lots more info for you..
she has some amazing ideas on her blog.
so make a cuppa as you could be there a while

I am going to dream away until the draw...
keeping everything possible crossed..
and imagining all them pens arriving at once
being able to colour anything !!

Time for me to get ready and head to work.. 
Thanks for stopping by 
what brill news eh
CLaire xx

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

It's Official

The PC died tonight
taking along with it ALL my Pictures
Digi Images.. anything card making related
Papers bought from clipart Fairy
I could go on and on..
they are all gone
So I have just a few stamps
I don't really do stamps.. I like Digi
as then you can make them to the size you require

So I am gonna have to start all over again
Invest in everthing again.
But where to start
Do I replace all the things I had..
Or do I go for everything new !!
What would you do..

There are my tickled pink Images which I love 
and a couple of them I have not even used...
So don't even have them to photo copy !!!

I can do posts still as I have Paul's laptop
his best works one too... from his old job
not his job now....
I have found these images via google

Sarah Kay... I loved this little girl when I was young
I even had a duvet cover set with her on..and this last image
was on the pillow
So I am going to see if they print off ok..
Once I work out how to print from the
Might have to shout Paul to help set it up
I have a few hours hunting on the net now 
For something Christmassy
I have nothing left

Well best get lookin
Thanks for stopping by
CLaire x

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Very Unwell

Yes my pc is ill.. and my PC has all my photos on it...
yes the ones I have taken of cards to blog about
So I can not get to them.. yes I could take more
but most the the cards have gone to homes theywhere intended for

So am sort of stuck...
I can use Pauls blog with but no pictures..
I knew I should have copied from the camera and not moved
Oh well we live and learn
I am just hoping that dearest Paul can mend it..
without loosing all me pictures...
All my Digi images the lot, I have just bought a lot of new ones..
I will have to see if the links work and download them again
Fingers crossed
if not then start from scratch it will be

Will cost me a fortune to buy them all again..
so as you can guess I am a little annoyed... and Upset
and to make matters worse
I have new pens...
Promarkers... yes I have bought a few...
And I have even made a start on storage...
The idea came from Paula Holifield
Paula even emailed me the file to help..
Am sure once I get the full set it will look fab
oh and a DVD
I forgot to buy it while I was in town yesturday
so will buy it at the weekend.

here is the link to the actual blog post
pop and have a look.. Paula will send the file is you ask her
I will pop pictures up of mine as soon as possible

I am rather liking Sarah Kay images 
I have just been looking at some
oh and Kenny K.. who ever does her
I will have to investigate further on that one..

I am not sure if I have told you all
But I am working now... so time seems to fly
I don't like not having time to craft like I used

anyway.. I had best get on with seeing where Kenny K is bought from
Thanks for stopping by
CLaire xx

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Evening all... 
It has been a while since I had the time to post..
But I have time tonight
while files are copying on the PC to hard drive
as the PC is poorly
so I am having to move everything before Paul does what he has to
to hopefully make it work
Fingers crossed
I am showing two cards on this one post 
they are a pair in a way both similar in design
both using classic cars.
the decoupage came out of book
to which has no name.. sorry
 then I just did a quick panel with sewing on it
for a little interest
 the second card I decided to do as a aperture card 
and use two decoupage
again adding a panel of sewing
 Here they are together

I like the colour combo I have used and will definitely be using it again
for male cards.
right thats it from me for tonight
I have new toys and really want to try them out
thanks for stopping BY
CLaire xx

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Christmas Candy Winner

well this is a quick post..... 
The winner of my Candy as chosen by Hannah
by lucky dip

Could you please send me an email will your address 
And I will get it into the post as soon as

Thanks for those of you that entered... grand total of 4
CLaire x