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Sunday, June 27, 2010

My latest cards

I am gong to keep this really short just in case my body decides to fall alseep while I am trying to post this.  Seriously, it's been happening alot lately.  I can't tell you how many times I have worn my coffee this week.  One minute I am drinking my coffee and checking out my favorite blogs and the next minute it's an hour later and my clothes are soaked and so is my work space and anythiing I was working on (or reading).  I just bought 3 new magazines yesterday and they were ruined this morning by a very full cup of coffee :-(.  It's getting very frustrating, but the light is getting closer at the end of the tunnel.  I go for my final sleep study at the hospital on Tuesday and this one is to identify which CPAP machine is going to be the best for me.  I'll keep you posted, it will probably be another 2 weeks after that before I get to see the specialist again!!  Grrrrr, I really don't like the waiting.  OK, so much for this not being a long post, so on with it.....................

Here are some of my latest cards that I have been working on over the last little while.  Not really as many as I would have liked.  I wanted to enter some challenges, but I couldn't find any that fit the theme of my cards.  Oh well there will be others :-)

Everything just came together really well on this card from the colours of the cardstock to the accessory cardstock used and the brads used I really like the way it turned out :-)
This card was a complete accident from start to finish.  I had some scraps and that's actually how this one started, so I put it on the card just to see how it would look and to my surprise, it fit.  Then I found the oval green piece and it matched perfectly in colour and size. Then I found the cupcakaes and the balloons and the next thing I new, I had a card :-)  Love it when a card comes together like that, especially when you are really new at this!!
This card was made especially with my SIL in mind, it was her BD coming up and I had her gift all picked out, but not her card, so I decided to do this one with the blossoms "bleeding" a bit if you will.  It turned out exactly the way I had envisioned it, I loved it! and so did she :-).
White Stamp on Black Cardstock with a Red Silk Ribbon, Finished off with Silver Brads in the corners.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

I Won my First Challenge

I can't believe it, I actually won a Challenge, my first ever!! Remember the two boxes that I posted about (my last two posts) at the following blog:

I know it was a random draw and there was only 12 entries and I had 2 of them, but still I won! HAHAHA.............. Well, at least I can laugh about it, not that my entries were bad or anything, it's just usually I can't win anything even if it's just me and another person in a contest, seriously my luck is that bad!! Well, hopefully this will change my luck :-)

Anyway, I've been working on some stamped images today (finally). I've been meaning to get to them for some time now and I finally just said enough is enough. I stamped about 12 images and got 1 coloured so that's a pretty good start. I should be able to get at least 5 or 6 cards completed tomorrow as long as I don't get interrupted too many times during the day. Maybe I'll even enter a couple more challenges, I really enjoyed the last one it makes you want to get your project finished in time.

Have a great day, be back soon!


Tuesday, June 8, 2010

My Second Challenge

I decided that since I had made to boxes for my son that I would submit both of them for the challenge.  What could it hurt??  At least I would get some experience is my line of thought..........................  That's my story and I'm stick'in to it .............. LOL.

Here is the second box that I altered.  Hope you like it :-)

Take care, and have a great day!!

My First Challenge

I decided I am going to try my hand at my very first challenge and see how it goes.  I made these altered boxes for my son's 28th birthday and gave them to him with 2 sets of Le Plum felts and one Blender felt inside.  He loves art and you should have seen him, nothing could have made him happier, which made me ver happy!  Out of all the kids, he is the easiest to please I just love that about him :-)

I have entered the following blog (challenge)

Here is a picture of the box that I made, thanks for stopping by :-)

Take care,

Friday, June 4, 2010

Forgot to Post Flowers

I was just looking back at a previous post and I completely forgot to post the flowers from the class that I was taking, so I am going to do that right now before I finish the other posts that I am working on!!

So, without any further waiting here they are ...................

 Fuchsia                                                                       Cattleya Orchid                                            
Daffodil                                                                    Tiger Lily

Thanks for looking, I will post more later, may days are all a little messed up now, since I have a couple of days now that I have sitting in the drafts section that are partly done. I just get too tired and can't finish them but at the same time I don't want to forget either so I start the post :-) It's the age thing setting in ........ LOL.
Well I hope you all have a wonderful weekend if I don't talk to you before then.

Take care!


Wednesday, June 2, 2010

My SIL Birthday Cake

I was asked to make a cake for my Sister-in-Law and I just didn't have a clue what I was going to make.  I though mybe I wouuld do some exotic flowers and butterfleiews, but the flowers I knew would take me far too long to make, so I made the good ol stand by, Roses!  It was suppose to be a flower pot with a rose bush growing out of it, but I didn't make enough roses to fill the flower pot (go figure), that's always the way it goes with me I suppose, I never have enough of one item usually!

The feedback was good I suppose, but they could say anything really and I wouldn't know if they wee lying because I wasn't there, I ended up staying home sick.  I could barely walk yesterday after working on this cake.  I don't know what happened other than my back just completely gave out!!  Timing could not have been worse!

Here is a picture of the cake, but please bare in mind that there should have been alot more flowers in the  middle and then some smaller flowers along the edges.