Hubby and I are celebrating our 33rd wedding anniversary this weekend! Who would have thought we’d make it this far? We have worked hard to stay together and have a lot to be thankful for, a nice home, two beautiful, successful children, (one is estranged but the other more than makes up for that) and… Continue reading Stamping and Celebrating
Where did those two months go! I have realised that I haven't blogged at all this year!! So I have some catching up to do. Christmas was lovely but our main focus thus far this year has been THE WEDDING of the year! My Son is getting married in Mexico next month and preparation for… Continue reading Happy New Year, if a little late!
You may have noticed I haven't blogged for a month! I have been neglectful but with good reason. I have been working although that is no more (for now). I have also been volunteering at our local food bank. It is a sad state of affairs that in 2018 there are families and single people… Continue reading The Festive Season is upon us.
It was lovely to enjoy a full day of just for me crafting yesterday. The day before I spent many hours cutting the card inserts for my Son's wedding invitations. They are very glittery which I'm sure is a sign of things to come for the lovely couple. So , back to my crafty Sunday.… Continue reading Crafty Sunday
We have a tradition at Hailsham Stamp Club that we make a Birthday card for anyone with a birthday in that month. This month it was mine. Here are my beautiful hand-stamped cards from my lovely friends, they know me so well. Sunflowers and Guinea pigs are two of my favourite things. We also… Continue reading My Crafty Birthday
At this months Hailsham Stamp Club we made cards featuring Inchies (1") and Twinchies (2") squares. This is a recurring subject for our club as they are so easy to make and assemble for a quick and easy card. I am also in an online Inchie swap so in addition I make a set of… Continue reading Inchies and Twinchies
Each year at Hailsham Stamp Club we do a Circle Journal. It's like a round robin, each member chooses a subject and makes a book with enough pages. The books then go round the circle so each month you have a different subject to work on. At the end you get your book back filled… Continue reading A Jar of….
Our Stamp Club met last night, we are getting quite proficient at putting out and clearing away the tables and chairs, many hands and all that. The subject was "altered background papers". We all have stacks of background papers either in pads or loose sheets which we once planned to do something with. My challenge… Continue reading Altered Background Paper
This month at Hailsham Stamp Club the theme for the monthly Artist Trading Card swap was ABC - Anything But Card. This was probably the most challenging subject as we all had to think of using surfaces which are not obvious when stamping. I found some MDF ATCs online which I painted with a layer… Continue reading Anything But Card ATC swap