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Friday, 25 June 2010

Funky Friday

Hurray it is the end of the week and nearly the end of term. I cant beleive that Toby will be starting P1 in August.

This week's challenge is a sketch one.
Here is my card.
There is no stamping on this card at all.


Cardstock: Old Olive, Pink Passion
Simply Scrappin' Sunny Day Kit
Accessories: Old Olive Satin ribbon

Click here to see what the rest of the team came up with.

Thanks for stopping by.

Happy Stampin'


Friday, 18 June 2010

Funky Friday Challege and Blog Award

This weeks' challenge was football and fathers's day.
Here is my card.

Stamp Set: Just Soccer
Cardstock: Real Red, Garden Green, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, Garden Green, Yoyo Yellow
Accessories: 3/4" circle punch, dimensionals

Click here to see what the rest of the team came up with.

I was awarded a blog award by Peg

Now what I have to do is tell you 10 interesting things about me.... difficult as I am not that interesting... then nominate 10 others for this blog award...

1. I love playing with paper and stamps!

2. I used to work for Aberdeen Football Club.

3. I made Gary Linekar breakfast - toast after a round of golf when i worked one summer in a golf club and the Open was held in St Andrews.

4. I used to get called Lady Brainwood at the Football Club - think they thought i was posh or something!

5. I learnt to ride a horse when I was 3.

6. I love Ness.

7. I played Lacrosse for Scotland.

8. I dont like to lose at games.

9. I like things straight but my house is a mess.

10. Purple is my favourite colour - very regal so maybe I am posh afterall.

I nominate the following people

1 Abi
2 Michelle
3 Lisa
4 Zoe
5 Kara
6 Kirsti
7 Erika
8 Susy
9 Jude
10 Dawn

Thanks for stopping by.

Happy Stamping'


Friday, 11 June 2010

Funky Friday Challenge

Apologies for being a few hours late with this posting.

Today has been hectic. Toby's new teacher is a lovely lady, the only sad thing is that he is not in the same class as his best friend.

I have just returned for a girl's birthday party - my first teenage one - they were very well behaved and I even got to use Kirsteen's "1,2, 3 eyes on me" - said in a firm voice of course. I am enjoying a well deserved glass of vino whilst typing this - so apologies for any spelling mistakes!

Tomorrow night I am out again to a birthday party with a 70's / 80's disco theme so i get to dust of my Madonna outfit again, but I may add my roller skates (of course take a change of shoes once the alcohol starts to flow!). May put up pictures then again maybe not.

Back to business.

My in-laws were visting recently so I ask my MIL to chose 4 colours one from each colour family for the colour challenge.

She chose Orchid Opulence, Cameo Coral, Taken with Teal and Sage Shadow. It is afterall a challenge and I was surprised when i got my cardstock samples out that the colours look really good together. Abbie added the choc chip and white and the "use at least 3 condition". I am glad of this as I used choc chip.

Here is my card. I really think that Pocket Silhouettes is such a versatile set.
Stamp Set: Pocket Silhouettes
Cardstock: Whisper White, Taken with Teal, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Sage Shadow, Orchid Opulence, Cameo Coral
Accessories: Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon.

Click here to see what the rest of the team came up with.

Probable enough ramblings for one night.

Thanks for stopping by.

Happy Stamping'


Just a quickie

I will be back later on with my challenge post as I am off to school to find out which teacher Toby will have in August when he starts Primary 1

See you later


Sunday, 6 June 2010

New Colour & Product Showcase Blog Hop

Today but I am taking part in a Stampin' Up! New Colour Showcase Blog Hop!

Thanks for joining me from Sarah's lovely blog and hope you have enjoyed her projects using the new products.

It has been great fun creating items with the new colours - I think that my favourite has to be Rich Razzleberry and am glad that it is a new colour and will be in the new catalgoue.

The first 2 cards I am going to show are ones that I have used for the make and take at recent workshops.

Stamp Sets: Bird on a Branch
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede, Whisper White
Ink: Barely Banana, Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede
Accessories: Cottage Wall DSP, Rich Razzleberry polka dot grosgrain ribbon, Stampamajig,

Stamp Sets: Vintage Vocue, Very Vintage wheel
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede, Whisper White,
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo, Soft Suede
Accessories: Eyelet Border punch, Melon Mambo polka dot grosgrain ribbon, silver brad, Stampamajig, dimensionals

This card was a commission I made for a friend for her brother's anniversary.

Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White
Accessories: Bride speciality paper, Cottage Wall DSP, Rich Razzleberry spotted grosgrain ribbon, heart punch

This card is a variation on a make and take I did - I cant quite remember where I CASED it from but credit to them for the design. It makes a great masculine card.

Stamp Sets: Medallion Background, New Year Celebration
Cardstock: Soft Suede, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Soft Suede
Accessories: Silver brads, Soft Suede spotted grosgrain ribbon, Stampamajig

I based this card on the Funky Friday Challenge Sketch from yesterday.

Stamp Sets: One of A Kind
Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Cottage Wall DSP, Melon Mambo spotted grosgrain ribbon, Rich Razzleberry, spotted grosgrain ribbon, silver brads, scallop oval punch, large oval punch, boho blossoms punch

To hop to the next blog - just click here to visit Natalie and see her creations with the new colours.

There are another 2 blog hops going on today so to hop on those visit In Love with Stamping Forum.

Happy Stampin'



Friday, 4 June 2010

Funky Friday - Sketch Challenge

This week's challenge is a sketch set by Rosina.

I decided it was time to do a scrapbook page. I punched the stars from the packaging material from a SNAIL adhesive runner!

Cardstock: Night of Navy, So Saffron, Old Olive
Accessories:Bravo Burgundy grosgrain ribbon, hodgepodge hardware, silver brads, star punch

Click here to see what the rest of the team came up with.

Come back on Sunday when I am taking part in a New Colour Blog Hop

What a week it has been:

- Recovered from our Craft Experience Day on Saturday. Will post pictures soon.
- Booked for Convention in London in November. Cant wait to meet other demonstrators again.
- Enjoyed the sunshine yesterday in someone's garden and shared a Pimm's - that is the life.

Thanks for stopping by.

Happy Stampin'