Tuesday, September 28, 2010

a very productive day ...

It's been a great day today. I've finally finished the birthday card I've been working on for weeks. I just hope the recipient loves it now. It's her party on Saturday night, so we'll find out then. Happy Birthday Cass ..... big hugs xoxo

I've decided to enter this card into Bizzy Bec's September challenge. This month the theme for the challenge is "Cheerful Spring", and I love this gorgeous Tilda, with the swing added ..... depicts Spring for me, enjoying the outdoors and relaxing. Although, I wish the weather here at the moment would be warmer .... the kids can't wait to get outside more and into the sunshine.

To enter Bec's September challenge, just go to her website here

Below is a quick card I've made using one of the many images I've coloured over the last couple of weeks. I've been colouring nearly every night, and have so many images now to make cards with. Apart from these two cards, I've spent the day cutting out images, and making some plans for some cards. I wasn't sure what I wanted to do with this image, as I put off colouring it for so long. I just wasn't sure how to colour whites, but I think this turned out ok. The papers are from the Prima "Jack and Jill" collection, as is the stamped embellishment. I stamped it with a Stampin' Up stamp, and embossed for that little bit extra. The flowers are from my stash, but I think it's nearly time to buy some more .... lol.
Well, I hope you've all been having a lovely day. I hope the cycling races in Geelong aren't causing you too many headaches, and you're managing to keep warm on this cold day.
Take care everyone, and thanks for stopping by.
Hugz Honor xo

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I finally got around to uploading the photo of the Kaisercraft desk storage project that I finished last week.

I used the paper range K & Co. Hopscotch Girl, which I am really loving at the moment. It's just so pretty, particularly the butterflies. You can't see from the pic, but I sprayed the entire project with pearl glimmermist to give it a pretty sparkly effect. The round embellishments on the drawers are from the Prima "Jack n' Jill" collection, and suited the paper just perfectly. The butterflies are also Prima, and the flowers are from my own stash. I also added some pearl Kaisercraft bling to the edges to finish it off.

I still think the embellishments are a bit plain for my liking, particularly as I love using flowers, etc. on my cards, but I do think the paper is so pretty, it doesn't need too much more.

I started working on a birthday card today for a gorgeous friend of mine, however I'm stressing a little too much over it, and didn't achieve a great deal. I've been looking at it for about 2 hours now, and all I have is the base card .... lol. It's just one of those things that I really want to be perfect, and everything I think of just doesn't seem right. Anyway, I'm sure I'll get there in the end and once the birthday has come and gone, I'll post it on here for you all to see.

Hope you are all having a lovely day. We've had a few sunny days here in Victoria, but today has been cold and miserable. Come on Spring ...... we're waiting !!!

Take care everyone,
hugs Honor xoxo

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Just a quickie ...

Good Evening,

I hope everyone is well today, and for all you Victorian bloggers, I hope you are all dry and safe. It's been extremely wet here in Victoria over the past 24-48 hours, which is doing wonders for our dams, however, some places have certainly had more than their fair share today!!

My first pic today is a card made with my new Shopping Tilda, and the boutique background stamp I borrowed from a good friend. I was quite pleased with the way this one turned out, particularly as I was straying from my usual love of pinks!!

I also made a quick start on some gift cards for Christmas. These have been made using the new Christmas paper range from Kaisercraft, along with their mini journalling tags, and matching ribbon.

I'm hoping tonight to get a start on some more projects, particularly some off-the-page projects I've got sitting in the wings. I just need to find my mojo, and we'll be off and running ....... now, where did it put it ?????
Take care everyone, and I hope to be back soon with some more to show you.
Honor xo