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Tuesday, 31 May 2011

A card for my new sponsor child in Peru


I've been sponsoring children through Plan International (www.plan-uk.org) for a number of years now, mainly in Africa up to now. However, when the time came to sponsor a new child recently I decided to choose a South American country for a change. My new sponsor child, Valery, has written to me first (as to my shame I have not got round to writing yet). So, as her Birthday is coming up I decided I would make her a card to wish her Happy Birthday as well as saying hello. I hope she likes pink (surely all little girls do?!)

I am going to enter Valery's card into the following challenges:

Paperplay challenges - blossoms and blooms
A gem of a challenge - sketch
Totally Papercrafts - Pink and Girlie
Papercrafting journey - anything goes (oh and I used my favourite, glitter, on this project!)
2sisters - anything goes

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

WOYWW - 103


Morning fellow WOYWWers! Well I'm still struggling to balance work, new second home and card making, but I have managed to attend a couple of local classes recently and also managed to spend a couple of hours making cards on Sunday, hurrah! The results you can see on my desk. Feel like I've lost my mojo a bit though as because I haven't been at my desk for so long I can't remember where anything I need actually is, lol!


A couple of photos of said house for you also now we have some furniture! The wood floor you can just about see in the photo of the living room is now sanded and is going to be varnished by my own (probably very sticky!) hands over the weekend! I'm also planning a bit of a revamp of the curtains in the same room although sewing really isn't my strong point. Will share the results if they aren't too bad ;-)



So, if you have no idea what WOYWW is all about, pop over to Julia's blog at the Stamping Ground and check it out.

PS APOLS TO ALL MY FELLOW WOYWWERS BUT BLOGGER IS PLAYING UP AND I CAN'T LEAVE COMMENTS FOR SOME REASON. I have visited a number of you though x

Monday, 2 May 2011

A bright card for Spring


I dug out all my pink stuff for this card, very girly! Heat embossed the image and then matched it with papers and a random butterfly I found in my stash!

I am going to enter this card into the following challenges:

Pollycraft Monday Challenge - anything goes

One stitch at a time - emboss it

Stamp something - something with wings

Enjoy what's left of the Bank Holiday!