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Wednesday, 12 December 2018

WEEKLY WEDNESDAY CARD GIVE-AWAY

Good morning everyone....

Two small cards for today's give-away


Please excuse the lack of information but all I want to do is get back into bed

I'm at the Rheumatology Department later today and Saturday I'm booked for an endoscopy.... life is, currently, ongoing medical appointments!

Until tomorrow....


June x

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

TECHNIQUE TUESDAY - BLACK ICE TECHNIQUE

Good morning everyone....

I really like this 'black ice' technique it's just a pity the photographs are not doing any justice to the finished cards

I hope you enjoy the video and will try this technique yourselves




Until tomorrow....

June x

Monday, 10 December 2018

Christmas 2018 House Tour

Good morning everyone....

Sorry about yesterday, I was really feeling poorly and don't know whether it's the Humira not working or it is the Humira making me feel worse!

I have a rheumatology appointment this week so they may be able to give me some answers

So here is a short video showing you where my wreaths are hanging and our two Christmas trees

I hope you enjoy it!  


Until tomorrow....

June x 

PS  Wendy, you did win the e/f 

Sunday, 9 December 2018

EF Winner


Hello it's June's husband standing in for her today.  She will be back tomorrow so normal services will be resumed

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wendy



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Saturday, 8 December 2018

JUST THE CARD WINNER TODAY LADIES

Good morning everyone....

I only have the winner of Wednesday's card today and it is....

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Congratulations!

Your card will soon be winging its way to you 

Until tomorrow....

June x

Friday, 7 December 2018

FESTIVE FRIDAY 45! - BLACK ICE

Good morning everyone....

I think winter is definitely here!  I couldn't keep warm at all yesterday and when I was writing this post I was actually shivering, not good at all for the old joints etc LOL

Today's card, or more the technique for today's card is called 'Black Ice'.  It has been around for quite some time but I 'cased' Helen Griffin's version

All that is needed is  card base, mirri card, StazOn in black, Versafine clear ink pad, a stamp or two and the sentiment





The dark shadow behind and around the sentiment is because of the unsuitable lighting we have in this particular room, when photographing mirri

Another card that is so much nicer in the 'flesh'


A 6"x6" Crafter's Companion e/f is the prize today.  The scroll image, bottom right, is the design on the folder

Leave a comment if you would like your name entered into the draw, which closes at 6pm Saturday.  The winner will be announced on Sunday's blog

Until tomorrow....

June x

PS   there will be a video next week for this technique!

Thursday, 6 December 2018

ANYTHING CHRISTMAS - NEW CHALLENGE AT MOVING ALONG WITH THE TIMES (MAWTT)

Good morning everyone....

Caz is hosting the new challenge for Team B at MAWTT, it starts today and it will run until 19 December.  Caz is wanting to see anything relating to Christmas and for my contribution I have made a cute gift bag and money envelope

You can click on the link to see the gorgeous designs my fellow DTs have made


I used white cardstock, 320gsm, for the base and added Christmas paper from a 6"x6" paper pad for both inside and outside of the gift bag

The small wreath was in my box of 'Christmas Embellishments' and I added a little extra decoration to the centre of it

Red and green tourbillon was twisted together for handles and I used my crop-o-dile to punch the holes for the handles and added red eyelets too

I stamped the tag onto white card, covered it with a piece of double sided tape, ran it through the 'Platinum Machine' then removed the backing sheet to add glitter jewels

I made a small money/voucher envelope, 41/2 x 31/4 then added a smaller panel of green mirri card then a smaller panel of the Christmas paper.  It's the same paper that I used on the inside of the gift bag

The white tag is edged with glitter jewels 

The gift bag measures 4"x6" with a depth of 2"


















Until tomorrow....

June x