Saturday, 31 December 2011

Last 2cards for this year


2 cards using  2new  embossing folders from Crafters Companion

with core-dination and centrua pearl card stock

added some bling ribbons and flowers nearly forgot to share these as you know been hectic here lol

must dash

got ham to cook ….do a little cleaning then son dil and grand daughter are popping over we are off to my youngest sons later for a bit of New Year Celebrations i don’t think i will last till midnight but will give it my best shot....

the only resolution i am making this year is to be as happy as i can.....

so im  going to say i hope you all have a very Happy New Year in advance

be safe enjoy the festivities and see you all in 2012

hugs linda xxx

Friday, 30 December 2011

another thing sorted and breaking news

 im not sure if i mentioned the other week my son had a bang in his car on his way to take Sophia to nursery he got rear ended the other driver drove off.....
few days before Christmas he got a call from the police saying that the other driver had finally reported the accident meaning  it could go through insurance
 the insurance have written the car off far too much damage to repair...
but the upside is the firm that my DIL works for  have offered her a company car ...
im so pleased for them it means they can start afresh in the new year  the old car has just been collected so that's another thing off the To Sort List
mum has just rung to say the part for her boiler will be here in couple of days and she can now get quotes for repairs so all in all a good day..for them both
as you will gather what with my decorating Christmas plans and other family stuff happening around me
 im sat here still with a smile on my face..... i really do count my blessings each and everyday im staying calm cool and collected..
oh by the way 
Crafters Companion

are bringing out a new set of stamps and CD called Strawberry Kisses
a TV Launch
i haven't done any  samples for this launch but i can say they are so darn cute 
you will love them !!!
lets say a Purrrrrrfect start to a brand new year 
the Design team ladies are going to
  start the sneaky peeps with a blog hop on the 1st Jan so why not pop over
 to hop along with them  i will be hopping over to see the beautifull creations
there is another great prize on offer for the lucky winner
here are a couple of the design team blog 's
if you would like a early sneaky peep
Louise @
Marrianne @
Jacqui @
truly some stunning cards well done ladies
ok enough for now 
happy crafting
 hugs linda xxx

Thursday, 29 December 2011

looks like im going to be busy for few weeks

 mum got back from her holidays  in wales to find water everywhere
 had to start ball rolling on getting it sorted out for her
 brother made lots of calls last night but  he had to return home this morning
to cut along story short  mum has no central heating till part is fitted  that is on order ... everywhere is safe so she can stay at home not the happy ending for mum's holiday break but  all can be fixed and she is safe
so im counting my blessings
once repairs start i wont get much chance to craft till mum's home is sorted .....mum was feeling more positive today so that is a good sign ......
 i would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year
hugs linda xxx

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

4”x4” Christmas cards made with E Craft

had a play with my E Craft  today
batch cutting my reindeer design
i first made my own SVG File of the Reindeer in inkscape then imported it into the ECraft ….trust me i have no idea what im doing  with the software……and im so surprised  that the machine  copes with a novice telling it what to do
i watched some of the  you tube videos then just started to play
  the  Reindeer its just under 2”x2” now that’s pretty small the machine did a fantastic job cutting out
i then cut a page of shadow/blackout  of the image cut on  gold mirri card layered with 1mm foam pads onto a 4x4 inch card blank
it’s my second time playing with  the software and machine but now have 12  cards ready  for next Christmas
that has to be blooming record  for me i don’t normally start my  cards till November
any way enough of my waffling
it’s very late
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx