Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Just a quickie...

Hello bloggers,


it's a bit late tonight but I feel like I want to share some crafty makes with you before I hit the sheets.
I didn't have the best start to the week with our car going into the garage for a weird noise only to find out it's gonna cost us mega bucks to fix and it's not really an option to keep going regardless. Broken bearings in the gearbox apparently, whatever that means, all I heard was "no holidays for us this year". To top it all off it had to happen now, when my hubs is away for the week and I am home alone with the boys, who got a stinking cold that they seem to be swapping...
So tonight I treated myself to some girly movie watching (The Ugly Truth with Katherine Heigl -love her!- and Gerard Butler) and a Coca Cola on the sofa to unwind. Guilt-free watching as well, as I doubt my husband would have wanted to watch that with me... but it was surprisingly good, even if it was predictable. 


Right, sorry for the diversion, I am back now to crafts *lol* I have quite a few cards I made lately that I haven't had a chance to share yet. I'll make a move on one now and hopefully get to share some more over the next few days.



The gorgeous flowers are called "Scabious" and are by Ruth of A Passion for stamps. I coloured them in Copics and fussy cut them dragging a black pen around the edges to make them pop more. I tied some cream seam binding around the stems into a pretty little bow.
The lattice I diecut from lilac card is from Papertrey ink and I think it's really pretty, my only gripe is that it's made for american card sizes and hard to fit to european ones. I simply glued the lattice to my card base and popped the flowers on with foam pads. The sentiment (PTI) is stamped onto a strip of white card that I cut into a double sided banner and stamped a gingham background (PTI) on the reverse that you can just about spot. Easy peasy card to get me started again. Hope you like it!

4 comments:

Wendy Fraser said...

So beautiful! Love what you've done with Ruth's image xx

Ruth said...

Just gorgeous - I've always loved your fresh, clean style. Thanks so much, Ruth x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Very pretty, Alex! I need to go shopping at PTI. As do you!
Hugs, Lesley

Julie Kitchener said...

Oh just beautiful Alex!!