Waving hello to you all, especially my new followers and those faithful followers who have visited me so often whilst I have been away. I really appreciate your visits and sweet comments. I have been reading them all whilst I was away and have managed to do a very small amount of commenting myself. We had a lovely holiday in New England and I had a lovely Birthday. We toured around and stayed in 5 different hotels who all upgraded our rooms because of my Birthday. Because the evenings are quiet there I managed a little time on the iPad each evening and it was good to keep in touch and check my e-mails each day.
Now I am back and have a huge mountain of washing and ironing. I haven't even managed to get all the clothes washed yet as I have run out of space to hang them all inside to dry. We have spent the evening sorting out paperwork and receipts but I did manage to get into the craftroom this afternoon and get a card made. It felt quite strange but very good and I wondered if I had forgotten how to colour but it all came back to me once I got started. There weren't many craft shops there but I did manage to buy a few things including some scrapbooking stuff.
It's going to take me while to get up to date with you all but I will catch up eventually. I have so many cards to make now I am back, have several craft fairs coming up and still have lots of Christmas cards to make for myself.
So finally onto my card, which features one of the gorgeous Simply Sassy digis from Sugar Nellie. She has been coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers with Sakura Goldstar and a red glittery pen too. I have distressed all the edges with DI Worn Lipstick and a TH distress tool. The papers are Papermania Home For Christmas, loving them teamed with kraft. I have added some hessian and used MB party lantern die, Woodware star punch and crimper and a LOTV Grunge sentiment and bow from Meiflower.
The Sugar Bowl Fab sketch
2 Sisters Anything Goes
The Crafty Pad Distress it
Deep Ocean Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp and Show Your favourite (SN stamps, Promarkers and Flexmarkers, Distress ink and tool)
Last few days left to enter my Christmas candy, see post at top of my blog.