Friday, 7 March 2014

Thank you!

Friday at last eh?

Hi everyone!

Hope you all have stuff planned this weekend - for a change, I do!
As you may remember my mentioning it in another post, we are having Christmas again tomorrow!
So looking forward to it!  Expecially the lunch at San Marco - simply gorgeous food!
I've baked the cake, iced and decorated it, made mince pies (half already eaten) and wrapped a pass the parcel up for a party game!!!
Yes, we will also be playing charades!
Christmas isn't Christmas without charades and plenty of booze to make you think you're the best actor on earth and deserve all the Oscars!!!

So, for today, here is my card for the challenge over at CAS- Colours and Sketches #64











TTFN
L x

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Ladybugs!

Good morning all,
Today has been much quieter than yesterday - thank goodness! Don't think I could cope with another one like that for a while!
I sat down this morning to make another CAS card.
This time it is for the challenge at Outlawz challenges - Ladybugs which I follow on my blog.

Here it is -












TTFN
L x

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Busy Day

Good evening everyone.

I have had what I call "a hell of a day"!!! It all started when I got up this morning - things usually do - and the Virgin media engineer called to say he was on his way. He arrived at 9.30 and left at 12 after instaslling a whole new TV, phone and internet package (got fed up with SKYs ridiculous prices).
Everything worked well until I tried to use their Anywhere app on my laptop - NO GO, OH NO!!!
I rely on my laptop for absolutely everything. Not having access to things on here would be like a kid losing their mobile - tragedy!)
I don't usually lose mobiles.........I tend to wash them................Alot..........(hmmmmm)
Anyhoo, as i couldn't access what I wanted I thought I'd do some housework starting with hoovering in Marks room. Big mistake - I realised he was right in one thing - his room's not untidy - just extremely dusty and in need of a spring clean. So I did.
Two hours later, all finished. Starving, thirsty and I know I did too much cos everything hurts :(
After that, the technician rang and we sorted out the laptop (yaaaaaaaaaaaaay!) but then I had to spend ages hunting for accomodation for his nibs for this evening and for trains and coaches for his 'hoppo' for tomorrow - Aylesbury to Glasgow? Guess how much on the train......Go on, guess.

ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY ONE POUNDS!!!!

I kid you not!
How utterly disgusting is that? Totally and utterly ridiculous. No wonder the trains are struggling.

( So the fella will be on a coach! Alot cheaper! )

Eventually, and by that i mean at about half 4 (it's now 6.09pm), I actually sat down and finished the cards I started last night!

And here they are in all their glory!

I'm entering the first one into the challenges at -

RELAX















So, onto the next one!

This card is being entered into this challenge :

Mojo Monday Sketch 335

GOOD LUCK











TTFN
L x

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Top 3!

Hi peeps!
Well, what a lovely surprise to find I'd been selected as a Top 3 runner up in the challenge over at Without Words. My card was my 'teacher' which I made last month!
It does give such a satisfying feeling when something  you've made is highlighted, even if it isn't the winner!
It doesn't matter. Entering in the hope it will be liked is fun enough, winning is a bonus.
Have been out for breakfast this morning with sis-in-law Theresa. Had a bit of shopping to do then came home made a pasta bake for dinner, prepared a batch of pancake batter and made a Christmas cake which is now cooking in the oven!
We are having a Christmas day re-run on saturday and we are all looking forward to the fun!
Last Christmas was a little muted due to a death in the family so....roll on saturday! Wish we were having presents again too! x

Hoping to pop back here later with some sort of creation or other. I never know just where my mojo will take me!!!

TTFN
L x

Monday, 3 March 2014

Scrapbooking

Good afternoon everyone.
Today - a most beautiful sunny day here in the NW of England - I thought it might be a good idea to make a scrapbook page for my 2013 album for a change. I've been trying to complete it bit by bit and it's going VERY slowly!
Then I found a challenge on Feeling Sketchy #83 and decided not only to make the page, I can enter it into the challenge too! Result :)

Here it is!














TTFN
L x

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Mad March...

Happy Saturday everyone!
Now that the weekend is here I hope you've all got plans to do something fab!
Let's hope that spring is truly just around the corner. If the weather here is anything to go by then spring cannot be very far away. The last few days have been really lovely. Cold but sunny and bright!

Today I made a mothers day card for these challenges

Scrapology - Mothers Day/Special Lady
Just Inspirational - Hearts and ribbon
Cardmaking and Papercraft - Mothers Day

I have tried to keep it CAS (clean and simple). Half way through colouring the stamp I decided less is more; too much bling would be offensive to the eye!!!

TTFN
L x