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Friday 31 December 2010

Happy New Year


I wish you a very Happy New Year and may 2011 be better for all of us.

I am going to make only one resolution this year, to get better. I have two appointments at the hospital early in January, and then hopefully the surgeon might get something done and operate.

Take care and stay safe

Tuesday 28 December 2010

Christmas Parchment cards

Although its warmer today, its foggy and drizzly after heavy rain yesterday and during the evening the snow has all but gone, just little bits left here and there on the garden.
I know what you are thinking I rarely bring you any parchment well here today I bring you the family Christmas cards.
I am afraid these are not the best pictures the light was not good before Christmas, I don't like using sub standard photos but these cards were late being made so I had little time to wait for the light to improve. They are all the same design as such, I used the parchment Christmas CD from My craft Studio, these are the first cards I have made from the Cd's, I am not sure about the Cd's as I like to do my parchment from scratch.
I worked the designs in the middle from a grid, the pattern is the same but all done in a different way. The card above was to my Mother and is grid work all over the middle, with the crosses cut out.

This card is to special Friends and the pattern was worked in strips across the middle.

This card was to Vernon's sister Dee and Brother in Law Peter with the pattern done in strips downwards.

This card was to Vernon's Dad and was worked into squares.

This is a very poor picture and these two cards were of a Christmas tree with green gem stones randomly added to the tree. This design was also from the Christmas parchment My craft Studio C.D. I did some embossing on the bubbles.
All the designs had green shinny paper behind to bring out the designs.
I wish you all a very happy New Year and Hope 2011 will be a better year for everyone.
Thank you for popping by today and look forward to seeing you again in blog land in 2011

Thursday 23 December 2010

Tatted boxed Horseshoe for Karen

Another day with snow on the ground, its still freezing cold, and no sign of a let up with the weather.
Today I bring you a tatted Horseshoe which I made for one of the girls in the office who got married last Saturday. I do hope she likes it.
I made the box from white card and finished off with silver peel offs and red ribbon.

This picture shows a close up of the box.

This picture shows you the horseshoe on the base of the box, I used card that looked like leather.

This picture show you a close up of the horseshoe, using a pattern from The pattern Collection book by Mary Konior, she used this pattern for a cross, I liked it so much that I adapted it to make the horseshoe. I added two butterflies in a thread which I brought in Rhodes on holiday a couple of years ago, of red and silver. As I don't know when I can get some more of this thread I tend to only use it on special projects.
This is the first Horseshoe I have made, I have been thinking of making a few to put on my craft table, I have also found another pretty pattern which I have tried. I am always trying to find something different to put on my table and as weddings happen all year round they might useful on the table. In these days when money is short for everyone finding new ideas that won't cost the earth to tempt customers is getting harder.
I have been working on two projects in the last couple of days, a pair of tatted earrings and the tatted bell which I started in Turkey.
Update I have had two appointments from the hospital for early in the new year, so hopefully when these are done I might get something done and the pain could be a thing of the past. I can only hope!
I have another post before Christmas hopefully of the family Christmas cards I have made in parchment, yes its time I did some parchment, I am still learning but these cards have given me the opportunity to learn some more grid work, plus Vernon's card.
I hope you have a very Happy Christmas and a very very Happy New Year. until we you pass this way again please take care in this bad weather.

Wednesday 22 December 2010

Last Commissioned card

Another cold and freezing day here in somerset, the snow is still here about 5 inches in my garden. I am hoping we don't get any more and what we have can go as soon as possible. Lovely to look at but driving around the country lanes is not fun. Tomorrow does not look much better with freezing fog.
This is a card I was asked to make for a fellow trader in Cheese and Grain, she wanted a religious card for her husband. I hope she likes it as I have had to send her the card as the craft fair was cancelled last Saturday.
The image on the card is from Joanna Sheen CD, also used her backing paper that went with the image, mounted the image on silver card, and finished off with silver peel offs.
I am still waiting for a parcel from Amazon its coming by royal mail and was sent on the 13th December, as its for my husband I hope it comes for Christmas. Our new postman has told a neighbour that there are hundreds and hundreds of letters at the sorting office waiting to be sorted, I expect Vernon's present is in the pile. The car is snowed in, Vernon has not dug the driveway out so I can't go to the sorting office and complain. That's his way of keeping me off the road as I am not suppose to drive with all the pain killers I am taking, three different lots per day and a special one when the pain is severe now.
I now have two appointments for the Royal United Hospital so I hope the weather improves for these scans etc. in the new Year.
I hope you are ready for Christmas and looking forward to the big day, me on my no fat diet is beginning to wonder what I am going to eat as nearly everything we have already brought for Christmas will be no good for me, yes I can have the turkey and vegetables boiled, but my favorite nuts and chocolate's will have it wait until they have sorted me out. Perhaps we can have a second Christmas later next year, when the surgeon has finally done something.
Until you come this way again keep warm and take care in the bad weather.

Saturday 18 December 2010

Knitted and tatted picture plus snow snow and snow

Well we have snow, and about 4 inches of the white stuff, my garden looks quite pretty with the white stuff covering the weeds!!! It messed up today's plans. firstly I was going to do a craft fair at the Cheese and Grain in Frome, it was cancelled at 6.15am not surprising really with the amount of snow that landed over night but we were forecasted some more but so far it has not arrived. Vernon was going to help me so all I had to do was sit, he was also planning on visiting our sister in Law Sheila, but that never happen, he will have to go and see her another day before Christmas with their Christmas present. Now I have had a row with Tesco as they have not delivered Mother food order, I am not surprised but what really annoyed me was on my orders it says its been delivered but they cancelled it and never told us, I did wonder if it might get though but they could have rang and told us they could not get it to her.
One of the girls in the office Karen is getting married today, I have no idea if she has managed it, I have made a small gift for her which I took into the office with my sickness certificate on Thursday. I shall put the gift on my blog in a few days time when I know she has it.
The doctors have now signed me off for four weeks and they are hoping that the hospital will get the scans/x rays done by then. In the meantime I am now on a no fat diet, its a bit hard and it took ages doing the shopping last night looking at all the labels. It is not until you read the labels you realise just how much fat there is in so many products, and I don't buy processed food I cook food from scratch. They say I should lose some weight, good I have been trying for years without any success, not that I wanted to do it though illness.
Today I bring you a new picture I have knitted the foxglove in two strand of white and one strand of blue embroidery thread on number 14 needles. The flowers and sprigs of greenery around the base are tatted and the tatted butterfly is one strand of blue and two white strand of embroidery thread with beads in the centre and at the top of the antennas. The foxglove imps is an image that I was given by a do crafts member Angie. I meet her for lunch as you would have read about our lunches and being chatted up in the pub a few months ago. I coloured it with pro makers and shades of blue to match the flower well I that was the intention. I then placed it in a frame. It was going on my table today well that was going to be the intention.
I hope where ever you are, you are not snowed in and feeling cold, this north wind is biting at the moment.
So until we meet again in blog land take care and keep warm.

Thursday 16 December 2010

Knitted Christmas Angels

What a day, its pouring with rain now and so dark, I will have to have the light on to do the Christmas cards, I did so well yesterday by wrapping and sending all the presents that needed sending.
Today I bring you my Knitted Christmas Angels, its a very old pattern, which came from a ladies magazine, but it was so long ago I cant remember which magazine they came from.
They are all different in some ways, they are knitted with white cotton thread on number 12 needles. One has blue beads around the base, wings, collar and the halo. The halos are 30 beads on thread and then knotted and then glued onto the hair which is embroidery thread.
Another one has a halo of mixed coloured beads and another one had gold beads. They are all glued onto strong card and then have cotton ball heads. It took me at least three nights to knit each one, they are not difficult but its just a fiddly in parts.
I went to the doctor today and I have been signed off for 4 weeks in hope that the hospital will get their finger out and get the scan done. I had another bad night with no sleep after 3am, even though I took 2 painkillers at 3am the pain still did not ease off. I am on a fat free diet so far its not been easy, I expect as I get used to the diet it will become easier. There are so many things that you would not think had any fat in, so its a question of reading labels.
I hope you are keeping well, do not have any snow yet.
In the meantime of seeing you again as you pass by my blog take care and keep warm.

Tuesday 14 December 2010

I cannot believe Specsavers in Frome


I was going to post my knitted angels but after a conversation this morning with Specsavers in Frome well I just had to write and share it with you.
I think I had the most stupidest person that works there, I rang up for an appointment for my husband between Christmas and New Year, you would think that would be simple.
The conversation went like this :-
"Could I please book an appointment for my husband between Christmas and New Year"
"We have a cancellation for this afternoon if you would like it"
"No thanks my husband is at work and he is not working between Christmas and new year"
"I have one for the 21st December",
"No I want an appointment between Christmas and New Year"
"You are confusing me" she said by now I am getting a bit annoyed.
"What is so confusing about an appointment between Christmas and New Year" I ask
"Christmas Day"
Now I am angry, "No one works on Christmas day and I am not asking for Christmas day he wants an appointment between Christmas and new year are you open then"
"Yes what about the 29th"
"Fine what time"
By now I am to the point of screaming, Where do these firms find there staff because she needs a lot of training, I better not go with him I might be rude.
Sorry to share this little story with you, but I hope when you make an appointment over Christmas and New Year you have better luck than I have had at getting one.
Hope you are keeping well and warm, take care and I hope we do not any more snow before Christmas

Sunday 12 December 2010

I'm having a moan

Well the sun is shinning, with a clear blue sky its a bit warmer today, gosh it makes a lovely change, but I'm going to have a moan so please excuse me.
During the night I was in severe pain, if there was a scale for pain 1 to 10 it was 11 and half to 12, Vernon (my husband) rang the ambulance and was told they do not come out as it was not life threatening. They said the nurse would ring in about 15 minutes to an hour, that was at 3.15am. The nurse rang at 7.20am, asked a lot of questions of course and would ask the duty GP to ring me. At 7.30am she rang for once luck was on my side, she was not only one of the doctors from my surgery but one of the doctors I have seen in the last couple of weeks. She then made an appointment for me to go to Shepton Community Hospital to see the Duty GP at 10.10am. More luck he was a lovely man and understood everything so now I have special pain killers for when I have severe pain. This is the second bout in 48 hours, I am feeling really washed out and rattling from all the pain killers. Poor Vernon must be feeling very tired and fed up I don't get much sleep at night at best, and he was awake for hours last night.
I am sorry for my moan but how many times do you see on the TV ambulance man/woman attending late night revelers that have drunk themselves into oblivion, yet for someone in need with severe pain and oh boy it was, I got no medical attention...........
Enough of my rant, and sorry to sound off.
I hope you are enjoying this rest bite in the weather and getting your Christmas shopping before it turns cold again, and hope you are keeping well.
In the meantime until you pass this way again take care

Thursday 9 December 2010

Commissioned Christmas Cards and update on Hospital

The frost of the last week seems to be giving slightly, but its still very very cold, at the bottom of the page I have put a picture I took yesterday of the trees next door in the hoar frost. We had have a hoar frost for three/four days so this is just a build up over the last few days. At least the sun has been shinning today not that it made it any warmer but its nice to see there is something up there that shines after days of fog.
Today I am bring you some cards I was commissioned to make the green card at the top of the page and this red card are for grand children and the other three are for her children, she does not do Christmas and these are the only cards she will be sending this Christmas.
I use on both card a 3d image of father Christmas. with shiny paper backing and then finished off both cards with peel offs and matching ribbons.

On this card I used images from the Art Deco Christmas Ladies CD. and finished off with gems and silver peel offs and white ribbon.

This card I used a Joanne Sheen image from one of her Cd's, placed it on silver card and finished off with peel offs and green/blue ribbon, the ribbon had a green/blue sheen on it which on blue card looked more blue than green, but when placed on green card looks more green than blue

I stamped the bubble stamp and used white/green heat embossing powders on black card, with a white and green paper worded background again finished off with silver peel offs .

Update on the hospital, I went yesterday to the RUH (Royal United hospital) in Bath, he is prepared to take my gall bladder out even though I am not "Text book", is everything so black and white with these surgeons? I am me not a text book and I don't like the idea of conforming to a text book. Now I have to have a scan/x ray on the pancreas and bladder first to check that they are OK, if they are clear then he will operate. At least something might be done now.
I hope you are not too snowed in and keeping warm and you have enjoyed visiting my blog today. I look forward to seeing you in blog land again soon, in the meantime time take care

Sunday 5 December 2010

Paper Angel Ornaments

This is a short post but I found something really beautiful in blog land and I thought you might like to check it out too.
On Carolivy I found some beautiful paper angel ornaments.
There is a video tutorial on Fred-she-said and for the Paper Angel Template go to CAROL'S POST to get the details, more angels and pic's, and template download. They are really worth checking out.
Hope you are keeping warm on these very cold days,
take care

Friday 3 December 2010

Christmas Tatted Earrings

Today I am bring you my Christmas Tatted Earrings, this is the first pair of earring I have ever made. I was asked for a pair of earrings by my sister in law Sheila, we call each other sister in law but I suppose we are not. Sheila was Vernon's previous wife sister, who died before I meet Vernon. At our wedding Sheila said to me "I have never had a sister in law before", well neither had I, but now I have two Sheila and Dee Vernon's sister.

This is the pattern which I designed at 3am one morning when I could not sleep and was waiting for the pain killers to kick in, actually that night they did not work.

I used Lisbeth Christmas delight thread no 20 which I used for the butterfly, angel and lady I posted a few weeks ago, and added beads on each picot. I have called the pattern Sheilas Earrings
I hope you are snowed in and are able to keep warm, we still have snow here and had another load on Wednesday night. Its bitterly cold and although we have some sunshine today its not got any warmer.
Thank you for visiting my blog and look forward to seeing you again in blog land. In the meantime take care and warm

Sunday 28 November 2010

Christmas Cupcakes and My garden today

There is only one word for the weather cold, very very cold, after another heavy frost last night, at the end of this piece I have put a picture of my garden at 10am GMT today Sunday 28Th November 2010. I don't think I can remember snow being this early, they say in Scotland its three weeks early, but down here it must be at least a month for a cold snap, which we seem to always get before Christmas. The sooner this goes the better. Not looking forward to going back to work tomorrow, dosed up with pain killers and doing a round around a sheltered scheme, but that's part of my job
and I am not moaning about it, just its going to be rather cold.

Today I bring you my knitted Christmas Cupcakes, I put them on my craft table yesterday at Cheese and Grain in Frome for the first time and sold all six to one customer. Now I am knitting as fast as I can because I have another craft table on Saturday, one if we don't get 6 foot of snow and two if I am well enough. I used dark green DK wool for the base and white for the top and then a poinsettia pattern from Heidi's knitting room
I did change the pattern slightly by casting on 7 sts and doing an increase row to 15 sts, then working a few rows of pattern before doing the rest of the petals separately.
I place a coloured bead in the middle, and stiffing the petals.

This is my garden today, not a lot a snow but enough for this winter. as you can see my garden is on a slope, the cream wall in the back ground is where my garden ends. Its a long garden.
I hope you have enjoyed reading my blog today and look forward to seeing you are soon in blog land.
Keep warm, and until the next time you visit my blog take care.

Thursday 25 November 2010

Commissioned Christmas Cards

Another cold day, winter is really here now, heavy frost this morning and another one forcasted tomorrow, some parts of the country have had snow but at the moment here in Somerset we are clear.
Today I am bring you two commissioned Christmas cards, which I was asked to make.
I have used the bookatix boards and dark red card and gold miri board, both have 3d images one is an image of candles and the other is of a lantern finished off with gold peel offs, red and gold ribbon. Both were mounted on cream card
I am still in pain and still waiting for something to be done, I have had enough of doctors and the hospital, so I am planning on going back to work on Monday, I cant stay home indefinitely until they decide. I have lost faith now in doctors and the hospital, I am feeling very down and depressed. So all I can do is continue to dose myself up with painkillers and carry on which I have done for months now.
I hope you have enjoyed reading my blog and look forward to seeing you again in blog land.
In the meantime take care.

Tuesday 23 November 2010

Ginnys Christmas A to Z Challenge W for White spray of bubbles

Miserable day, its dry but oh its so dull and cold here in Somerset.
Today is W in the challenge and I am showing my W for white spray of bubbles which I have done in sparky white heat embossed bubble stamp on black card, mounted on silver card placed on cream card, and finished off with silver peel offs and silver stars.
Thank you for visiting my blog and hope you are keeping well and warm.
Look forward to seeing you in blog again soon until then take care
Hugs Margaret

Monday 22 November 2010

Ginny's Christmas A to Z Challenge S for Snowman

Another dull day and colder today, at least its dry.
Today I am bring you Ginny's Christmas A to Z challenge S for snowman which was on Friday, but I left it until today as I put Vernon's birthday card on this blog.
This is a lovely image of a snowman, I used pro markers to colour him in and then mounted on red card then on silver card, the ribbon is a sheer red and green dots on and finished off the card with silver peel offs.
Hope you had a lovely weekend and are keeping well.
Thank you for visiting my blog and look forward to seeing you again in blog land.
Take care
Hugs Margaret

Friday 19 November 2010

Vernon's Birthday Card and Tatted Eagle

Tomorrow is Vernon's (Husband) Birthday, I have made a card based on something I gave him when he was 60.
I gave him a surprised birthday party, he had been made redundant and then got a job which he hated and left about 6 weeks before his birthday. He felt he would never get another job, but after six months he got a job and hopefully he will be there for another year. I brought the singing dog with a frame that as he sings it moves and sings "When I'm 64 will you still love me"
For the card I used the flipping teenager images, he told me he had a beetle coat but his mother would not let him have a beetle hair cut. I put a sheet of black card with greetings written all over it at the back, I was going to use a 60's print but the paper was not large enough. I put a little phase at the bottom in several different colours "Now you are 64 will you still love me". Then finished off with gold peel offs.

This is a picture of the dog I gave him.

I found this pattern last week of a tatted eagle from
Vernon is into country music and Eagles, so I hope he will like it. I have framed it with a picture of the Grand Canyon behind it.

Next year he will be retiring, something for me to look forward to, only I will still have another 5 years of work before I retire.
I hope you have enjoyed my blog and look forward to seeing you again in blog land. In the meantime I hope you are keeping well and take care

Thursday 18 November 2010

Ginny's Christams A to Z Challenge R ... R for Rain and Robin

Today the sun is shinning at least its stopped raining.
This is a quick post today as I am very tried, I had no sleep again last night and the pain would not ease, I took more pain killers at 2am and they never even remotely worked.
Today is the letter R and this card is rain and Robin, the Robin is sitting on the umbrella the image is mounted on blue card, with blue ribbon and finished off with silver peel offs. The image was given to me from a Do craft member but unfortunately I cannot remember who gave it to me, I really like this image as it can be done in a variety of colours, and they all would look different. I made this card several weeks ago and kept it for this challenge.
Thank you for visiting my blog and look forward to seeing you again in blog land, in the meantime I hope you are well.
Take care
Hugs Margaret

Wednesday 17 November 2010

Commissioned Cards

What a day, it has not stopped raining and its so dark , blowing a gale and horrible, very pleased to be in doors and not out and about today. I've had more pain today, things have not changed, I am still taking the pain killers which Vernon how calls smarties, hes convinced smarties would do me more good. Hope something will soon get done, feeling very low and the weather is not helping today.
Enough of me today I am showing you a card that I was commissioned to make, she wanted a card for her son who is into fishing, I used a Joanne Sheen image from one of her Cd's mounted it onto blue card. The fishing line, fish and net are all peel offs, and then finished off the corners with a new design peel off I brought last time I was at Millets Garden Centre Nr Abingdon when we visited Vernon's Dad.
A little note for Janette, have not made much this week, the cards yesterday were made several weeks ago along with this card today, only I got behind with posting, I am trying to make Vernon's birthday card at the moment, its his Birthday on Saturday.
I hope the weather is better where ever you are, and you are keeping well, thank you for visiting my blog today and hope to see you again soon in blog land.
Take Care

Tuesday 16 November 2010

Ginny's Do crafts Christmas A to Z Challenge P and O

Another lovely day with the sun shinning but its cold, well I think it is, have not been out for days, but it felt cold when I put the rubbish out today.
Today its 'P' on Ginny's Christmas Challenge. and this card is P for Pheasant, its a piece of fabric which I frayed and place on the card and glittered the snow. A very simple card and easy to do.

Yesterday was 'O' and I have put this card in as O for Ornament, this card I heat embossed with white and red embossing powder on black card and then mounted it on red shinny card and finished off with silver peel offs. This was a play around piece which I felt worked out quite well.

This card was 'L' for letter box, this image was done with flower soft and mounted on gold card. I was late with this one so I have not put it in the challenge.

This card was 'F' for Christmas friends, the image is from Kanban and place on green shinny card and finished off with white ribbon and peel offs. I was also late with this one too and I have not put this one in either,

I am still awaiting for the hospital and GP's to sort out what they are going to do, I feel I am going around and around and nothing is happening. I feel very down today and fed up even with the sun shinning. Thank you for all the lovely messages I have had, its lovely to have so many friends in blog land.
I hope you have liked my selection of cards today and look forward to seeing you again in blog land, in the meantime I hope you are keeping well and take care.

Monday 15 November 2010

Christmas Thread

What a gorgeous day after a heavy frost the sun is shinning its cold and the sky a lovely shade of blue.

Today I thought I would show you a lovely new thread I brought recently, I wanted some new threads and thought I would try the Lizbeth thread. This thread is sold in America so I ordered a batch of different colours from America, but the postage was more than the price of the order, they also questioned my address and I asked if the order could be sent by a cheaper means, they said NO, but gave me a web address in this country. Seeing I had googled this thread a couple of times and not found a UK supplier, I was a little bit confused. Anyway I tried the address I was given and found a great site called Roseground. Ordering my original order to them their postage was only £3.20, a big difference from $32. This thread is called Christmas Delight in No 20.
This is Katie Johnson's 3d-Dimensional Angel which I put on my blog last month. This is the angel which I adapted to stand up rather than the orginal pattern which had the shirt glued onto the body.

My favorite Butterfly from Tatting Patterns by Mary Konior

Sunbonnet Sue Motif I mixed the Christmas thread with white, again I put this motif on my blog in August. They are so different in this thread, it does not matter how many you do in this thread they will all be different.

I brought about 7 balls all different to try so watch out over the next few months for some new designs and colours. I have not tried knitting with the thread yet, it tats beautifully so it should knit well.
Hope you have liked my new thread and enjoyed reading my blog today, and hope to see you again in blog land. In the meantime take care

Sunday 14 November 2010

Ginny's Christmas A-Z challenge L for Lamp post

This is only a little post today, I had a very bad day on Friday, I could not sit,strand or lay the pain was so bad, Vernon my husband came home from work, and took me to the GP's. A total waste of time, he said he could do nothing until they get the results from the scan. He got into the computer system at the Royal United Hospital in Bath but the results were not on the screen. Instead he gave me another set of pain killers, but they contain Aspirin and I am totally allergic to aspirin and have been for over 55 years but this surgery seem to forget it. I had to ring the surgery after reading the enclosed leaflet and he said that I might be OK with the tablets and he would keep his fingers crossed they would not upset my stomach. I cant take the risk with aspirin and I know they would make my stomach bleed.
They have signed me off work for a week and tomorrow Monday they are going to check the computer at the hospital to see if the results are in. I am so fed up and feeling very down. We were going to Oxford to see Vernon's Dad this weekend, but I am not well enough, so we will have to another weekend.
Now today this is the card I put into Ginny's Christmas challenge L for Lamp post, I used flower soft on the image and mounted it on red shinny card, and used a grey card, finished off with silver peel offs.
Thank you for visiting my blog and I hope you are having a nice weekend. Until the next time you pass this way take care.

Tuesday 9 November 2010

I won an award


I cant believe it I have won an award from Jeanette

She must have known how down I am at the moment and it has cheered my up. Yesterday was a hard day, spending a lot of time at the hospital with this scan. They injected radio active dye in my arm, and I was on the scan bed for 45 Min's and unable to move, they asked if I would like some music, I asked for Elton John but they did not have any, so I asked if they had some country I had Willie Nelson. I was dozing off to some lovely country music when he came back and woke me. I had a 20 min break with a kitkat and a cup of coffee, and then back on the scan bed for another 20 Min's. They had paused the music and he started it off again when they started scanning. He was only a youngest and a trainee but he was good and very patient with this old lady, well I felt old compared to him. Now I have to wait for the results. I will be radio active for seven days, if I had to get on an aeroplane I need to carry that letter from the hospital as I could set off the security scanning equipment. I am not planning on flying in the next seven days.

Back to the award I have to say three things that would change my life:

Well here goes,
1. Getting rid of the pain, getting some treatment and getting life back.
2. Vernon retires next year, retiring together so we can enjoy life together without me going to work, and leaving him home (he might do the housework for me!!!!)
3. Winning the lottery, so I can spend lots of money on craft.

I would like to award this award to the following :-
1. Suzanne she is a brilliant Friend and always there when I need someone to talk, she is not well at the moment, so I hope they can sort her out as soon as possible.
2. Typstatting one lovely lady who does wonderful tatting and has a brilliant blog
Sarpreet she has just got married in India and has given me loads of compliments on my blog and encouragement.
4. Ginny An lovely lady who has a lovely blog, and also gives lots of encouragement.
5. Peter I am giving this to Peter who is disabled, and gives a lot of encouragement to all the do craft members and has a great blog. Peter is always willing to give us help. Thank you Peter for all your help you have given me.

Please collect your awards and then collect your $5 award on digsiswithattitude
Thank you Jeanette you are a real star and a great crafting friend,
Happy crafting
Hugs Margaret