Wednesday, 30 June 2010

WOYWW - 30/06/2010

Hello All.

I haven't played along for the past few weeks as I have been in sunny Florida but as I bought an expression whilst here I thought if I could work out how to post the pictures I would show my Florida workspace. I don't have any crafting stuff over here but do tend to bring a lot back with me lol. Not much I can say about the craft space except it's my kitchen table and I have been cutting lots of stuff with the expression and the lots of new carts I have bought.

See you all next week when I will be back in the UK but slightly jet lagged.

For those of you who haven't visited Julia's blog, what are you waiting for, hop on over and have a looksy at everyones craft areas.

Ta Ta for now

Tuesday, 29 June 2010

Such Sad News - Elzybells

I am sure that you all already know that Elzybells Art Stamps has decided to close, I have admired Elizabeth's artwork from afar and decided that with my birthday money this year to try the stamps and cardstock. I just went to place my first order to discover that the store will be closing, this is such a shame as these stamps are unlike any others available. I suppose that if I had bought previously instead of just looking like I suspect many of us do this situation may have been avoided. I do wish Elizabeth the best of luck and I think next time I just admire from afar I should remember that the things I want may not be available when I go to buy if we don't support our independent artists.

I am enjoying the sunshine, relaxing & shopping experience in Florida but am itching to get back to crafting. I can't believe all the wonderful creations that everyone has been making whilst I have been here.

See you all soon.

P.S. couldn't work out how to upload the craft pictures on my iphone so will show you all the new stuff when I get home.

Sunday, 20 June 2010

MIA - In the sunshine state

Hello everyone, thought I would explain my MIA, I am currently at my home in Florida enjoying the hot, hot and stormy weather. It reached 107 last Monday and then promptly rained, not like the UK though it was more like a warm shower lol.

I went to a craft fair in Orlando yesterday after reading about it on Enfy's blog, can't really compare it to the Uk as only been to Newbury once but thoroughly enjoyed myself. So many stamps and beautiful samples it was hard to know where to look first. Bought quite a few things and several were 50% off or 25%off. If I can work out how to upload to here from my iphone will post a picture later.

Well I had better get back to relaxing.

Thanks for looking.

Monday, 7 June 2010

BIL Stikes again

When I first started blogging my BIL drew a few images for me and I had a blast being able to ask and get the exact images I wanted, since then he has started his own business and is doing really well but hasn't had as much time to draw. I needed an image for a friends card and it was really specific and I couldn't find anything that fitted the brief, it was also a rush job as it needs to be in the US before the end of the week so I asked BIL on Friday night and on Sunday morning I had my image exactly as I wanted ready to colour. I have used core'dinations gemstones for an added bit of bling and bearly mine papers. Didn't want to use a sketch as it needs to be sent International so thought about the extra costs before adding anything else.

Image: Geek Alley " Nurse"
Papers: Bearly Mine " Flower Delight"

Friday, 4 June 2010

Scrap Card - Leftover Nitwit Papers

A while ago I made a card with a new collection from Nitwit, really bright fun colours and as usual I was left with a few scraps so I decided rather than add to my scrap mountain I would use them to make a card. I was actually surprised how much I had left and I still have some of the star paper left. I used the robot from the kit and a scrap of lime card and voila.

I loved this kit from the moment I saw it and it was only available for a month and I am so glad I bought it as it isn't on the website anymore, hopefully it will be released on the Nitwit website.

Image and papers: Nitwit

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Tiddlyinks - Cookies

I spent a wonderful Tuesday evening in my craftroom and as you can see from the post below made lots of mess. I bought this image and paper as a set from Tiddlyinks a few days ago and couldn't wait to print and colour her. In a typical fashion there was a sale a few days ago and this set was even cheaper, does this happen to anyone else? I have just seen a perfect sentiment at create with tlc and will be buying it later.

Image & Paper: Tiddlyinks

Wednesday, 2 June 2010


Afternoon All, well its that time of the week again for WOYWW on Stamping Ground. I entered last week for the first time and received quite a few comments about how tidy my craft room is, so this week decided to show it in full craft mode. I usually craft at night and once the item is made clear up before I go to bed but last night I couldn't as I wanted to take a photo and it was too dark, so had to wait until this morning.

I have also taken a few pictures of the inside of my cupboard and I must say it isn't as bad as I was expecting. I should add that I am a digi stamper and have a computer full of craft images and papers. Hubbie suggested taking a picture of my computer workarea with all the printed bits but I will leave that til next week. And yes that is a santa hanging on my door, bought him in the sale last year for 50p and knew if I put him away will forget all about him.

Thank you for looking