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Sunday 23 June 2024

C.D Sunday challenge- anything goes #136

 

Hi,

Nearly the end of June,  this year is going fast,  it’s time for another challenge at the CD Sunday challenge blog,  this fortnight I am hosting it.

For my card I used Janet Kruskamp  collection  CD by Joanna Sheen,  I have nit used this fir some time so it’s nice to revisit some old CDs. I used the backing paper that went with the images,  I decoupaged the sign at the top of shop, matted the image onto green card,  plus the two small images which were on the same sheet, and  added a handmade green bow.  This was a little bit more of a simpler card, 

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.



I hope you have a lovely weekend


Margaret 



Friday 14 June 2024

Endrucks Project - Life is Bliss Butterfly


 Hi,

At last I manage to make another butterfly,  this is a 3D butterfly of Life is Bliss butterfly,

Originally I put a bead in the middle of the onion ring,  somewhere the bead did ,not like the middle,  it might have been too big,  this time I tried again the photo is not easy to take, so I hope you can see it is 3D I put two butterflies together next time I am going to try some beads

I should say watch this space.

Margaret

Sunday 9 June 2024

CD Sunday challenge - anything goes #135


 Hi,

Here we are almost the middle of the year,  wow how it has gone fast, and time for another challenge at CD Sunday,  this fortnight it’s Jo to host.

For my card this fortnight took me out of my comfort zone, and although it’s ok,  I did struggle as it’s a subject that is not me,  I wanted something different and a bit of a challenge in itself,  you see this Far Eastern card is supposed to be Japan,  I was watching F1 race in Japan and it gave me an idea to make a card.  Why I have no idea,  Japan has always been a country I have no wish to visit as my mother was a Japanese POW,  I grew up with nothing being allowed in the house made in Japan,  I remember one Christmas as I opened a present she saw made in Japan,  the present was taken from my hand and thrown in the bin. 

Anyway I decrees,  I used. Joanna Sheens CD Eastern Treasures for the image and backing paper,  the storks I decoupaged,  matted the image onto green shinny card from stash,  The tree die and flowers were from die Tree for all seasons which was a free gift years ago from a craft magazine no longer in publication.  I sewed beads into the center of the flowers to represent cherry blossoms,  and added a red peel off of a Japanese building.

I hope you like my effort with this card,  the next challenge card will be better.

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


I hope you have a lovely weekend


Margaret 

Saturday 1 June 2024

2024 - TTAL temperature tatting along Facebook part eight


 Hi,

Here is an update on the temperature tat along in Facebook,  my weather is now beginning to get warmer so the colours are changing, I have more orange and some pink,  hopefully as the weather warms up I might even get towards red.

This is as at today 1st June,  I am now only five days behind,  I have nearly caught   up now. 

Hope you have a lovely weekend 

Margaret


Sunday 26 May 2024

CD Sunday Challenge - anything goes #134


 Hi,

It’s time for another challenge at CD Sunday as usual it’s anything goes,  and the host this fortnight is Meg,

For my card this fortnight I have done a wedding card,  we have a wedding next month in the family,  I won’t be showing this card on Facebook as I am sure the bride will see,  but I don’t think she knows I have a blog fingers crossed.   I used With this ring CD by papercrafting,  I did shape the card a little at the top,  and I did a little decoupaged the bride and groom inside,  and added a small bow

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


Margaret 



Monday 20 May 2024

2024 TTAL - temperature tatting tat along part seven



Hi,

 Today we had a new colour added to my temperature tatting tat along,  pink is for 20c,  it’s a start I have several days at 20c plus,  at the moment I am 12 days behind in tatting,  note Scotland is in beads,  

I am working clock wise around in a square.

Margaret




Sunday 12 May 2024

CD Sunday challenge - anything goes #133


 Hi,

Here we are at the beginning of May,  and it’s time for another challenge at the CD Sunday challenge blog,  this fortnight is it Pamela turn to host

My card this fortnight I used images and backing sheet from House Mouse Triple CD by Joanna Sheen,  I used all theee images off the one sheet,  placing the largest at the top and the other two in front, all were matted onto silver brush card by Hunkydory.  I added a pink ribbon and bow down the side.

 CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


I hope you have a lovely weekend


Margaret 

Tuesday 7 May 2024

2024 TTAL - Temperature tat along part six


 Hi,

Today it’s a beautiful day here in Somerset,  and here is part six of the temperature tat along on Facebook,

Yes it has grown a bit,  not as much as I would like,  having seven days in Scotland and not doing any,  I am about 14 days behind,  I am working in a clock wise direction and   on the very left of the picture are the first five days of Scotland two more to do,   You will see it was colder up there,  just as I was beginning to get some warmer days we went back into the cold, each Scottish day will have a tartan button sewn on the square.  They have just arrived in the post today so next time you see this the buttons will be sewn on.

The weather this week is set to get warmer and hopefully I can catch up with the garden and other jobs that has been waiting for the fine days.

Margaret 


Tuesday 30 April 2024

1st May - Lily of the Valley


 Hi,

Today is the 1st May and my Lily of the Valley are in flower,  recent years they have been late but this year they are coming into flower,  I took this picture yesterday when I picked them,  also in the whitefairs vase is some white alpine flowers that are beside the Lily of valley in my garden. 

When we came home from Scotland my bluebells were in flower along with my daffodils which I planted very late, in fact the earth in the tub was frozen when we planted them and did not expect them to grow,  but here they are in flowers.  Vernon is going to want this tub for his runner beans so I will transplant them into the garden,  hopefully next year they will flowers at the right time.



I hope you have a lovely week,  hopefully this nasty wind will die down and it will warm up so I can plant some tomatoes plants, I am going to try a marrow plant never grown them before,   and put my bedding plants in the tubs. 

I am preparing posts about Scotland,  we really enjoyed our trip and saw a lot of Scotland,  Vernon had never been to Scotland, and neither of us had been over to the Orkneys,  Hope I can make the posts interesting for you.

Margaret 

Sunday 28 April 2024

CD Sunday challenge - anything goes #132

 

Hi, 

Time is flying and time for another challenge at the CD Sunday Challenge blog,  this fortnight Carol is the host.

For my card this fortnight I have done something just a little different,  I took some thick card and printed the background straight onto the card from click, print and go CD by My craft studio,  all the images  are Debbi Moore’s web site, a free download called Gardening Gnomes. All I added was a hand made bow.

 CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


I hope you have a lovely weekend


Margaret 






Friday 26 April 2024

Mike’s fund raising

 

Hi,

This is a little unusual post but I have permission from Mike of the Hive in Shepton Mallet to post this and help him raise money for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

These knitted dolls are in the nude, no I did not do any knitting towards them,  but the pictures has been blacked out for certain bits of their bodies,   It’s has and is a talking point not only in Shepton Mallet but around the world,  he’s had people contacting him from all parts of the world.  There is also a book with the patterns in,  which if anyone wants one please contact Mike at the Hive.

This is the piece from The hives Facebook page,

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance provides life-saving, pre-hospital critical care, to patients in need. They are a vital part of the community across Dorset and Somerset and they rely on your support.

I’m supporting DSAA as the service they provide is 95% funded by charitable giving; by people like you. Last year, they were tasked to 2,424 incidents, with each mission costing approximately £3,500.

Please join me in helping to raise funds for this life-saving service. Together, with your support, they can be there for patients.

We are a local crafting cafe which is a friendly hub for our local community. Our crafting community has created some nudinits to display in our window to fund raise for the Air Ambulance. Interest in our project has been immense and we have made the BBC news; Metro London and press in New Zealand. Due to some complaints as to the nudity a Free The Hive Five campaign has begun. People are asking how to donate to our cause, hence this Just Giving page. Help us reach our target !!

Any donation would be gratefully received

Who ever knitted these they are brilliant,  from a policeman,  to morris dancers,  I wish I could show you more but in the name of keeping the post clean,  and not receiving nasty comments,  I have left it to everyone imagination

Margaret 

Monday 22 April 2024

Happy St. George’s day


Happy St George’s Day to my followers and friends

 

Sunday 14 April 2024

CD Sunday challenge - Anything goes #131




 Hi,

This  fortnight I am heading to Scotland and I hope the weather will be kind for us,  Vernon has never been to Scotland and although I have been to most of the trip is was a very very long time ago.  The host this fortnight is Aimes,  her first time as the host,

For my card this fortnight I used Flower Fairies Friends CD by Crafters Companion,  the fairy is called Apple blossom.  I used the backing paper that went with the image ,  I layered the image a few times, I placed bronze peel off lines across the card,  I saw something like this recently and thought it made the card  look different,  I also added bow I made. 

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page

 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


I hope you have a lovely weekend

Margaret  


Friday 12 April 2024

Late spring flowers


 Hi,

Today is a beautiful day yes dry day there’s not been many of them this year,  the sun is shinning aand it’s warm, 

I planted these crocuses in February in a tub,  the earth was frozen and we had to dig it just to put these bulbs in,  I was going to put them in the garden in the autumn,  but what with the concussion,  then a severe bout of flu Christmas and new year,  they never saw the garden,  We never thought they would grow in the cold earth,  but here they are flowering,  I took this picture yesterday in the sun shine,  the wind was cold but it’s better late than never with my flowers.

When they have finished flowering I am going to transfer them into the garden, and hopefully next year they will grow at the right time.  Vernon wants the tub for his runner beans in May .

Have a lovely weekend

Margaret 

Sunday 31 March 2024

Happy international tatting day

 

Hi,

                                   Happy international tatting day to all tatters around the world.

Today is a bank holiday here in the U.K.,  the weather has been mixed,  I just would like it to warm up,  usually we tat in public today, but being a bank holiday that won’t be possible.  I do often tat in public either in the hospital waiting for Vernon,  or again waiting for him when he has his hair cut at the craft cafe, The Hive in Shepton Mallet.

I wanted to make something quick in tatting for the day,  and last Saturday this pattern popped into my email box,  it’s called Stained Glass mini Cross by Lilliantatlace,   It’s one and three quarter’s inches long on and half inches wide,  I added a tail making it into a mini book mark.  I used Lizbeth thread no 20 Countryside.

I think there will be some more of these little cross idea for a small bible.

Enjoy your day hope you get a lot of tatting done.

Happy tatting 

Margaret


CD Sunday Challenge- anything goes #130


 Hi,

Firstly I want to wish all my followers  and bloggers a very Happy Easter,  I hope you are having a lovely Easter and enjoying the chocolate Easter eggs.

It’s time for another challenge at CD Sunday challenge,  as usual it’s anything goes,  and of course it must be from a CD,  USB or digital material this fortnight the host is Jocelyn 

For my card this fortnight is a baby card,  I can show you this card as our niece does not look at my blog,  crossing fingers,  we are about to be great aunt and uncle again in May,  and we know it’s a boy,

I used a download from Tattered lace magazine no 65,  I die cut the elephant out twice and matted it onto silver brushed Miri card from Hunkydory,   The backing paper also came with the image,  and  adding silver peel offs using the baby’s feet and crib plus words,  and made a blue ribbon bow. 

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


Margaret 







Wednesday 20 March 2024

2024 TTAL temperature tat along part five


 Hi,

Today is the first day of spring, metrology speaking,   It’s quite a mild day  here with a bit of sunshine,  I just wish it would get a bit warmer.

Here is the temperature tat along part five,  you can see its growing, each square is approx an inch square,  we are still in the greens and yellows,  the orange was the 14th February our hottest day so far,  they say it’s going to get a bit colder and more rain,  please have we not had enough rain,  if there was a colour for rain this would show rain rain and yet more rain.  We went out today and there are still fields that are still flooded in parts,  it’s going to take a lot to dry out this county.

I am about nine days behind and catching up,  hopefully,   I am using Lizbeth thread no 20. 

Hope you are having a lovely day 

Margaret 


Sunday 17 March 2024

CD Sunday challenge - Anything goes #129

 

Hi,

As i write this and this is a scheduled post,  it’s pouring with rain again,  blowing a gale,  it’s been a very wet winter and going into spring,   roll on summer,  I have had enough of winter can we just jump into summer now.  

Today is St Patricks day so Happy St  Patrick’s day to all my followers. I hope you have a lovely day,  I did a post yesterday for St Patricks day,  I know it was a day early but I don’t like two different posts in one day.

It’s time for another challenge at CD Sunday,  and this fortnight the host is me.

For  this  challenge I made a card from a CD I don’t remember using before,  just shows how many I have  anyway the image and the backing paper are from Carnival of Colour by Ooh La La Creations,  I matted the image onto gold brushed Miri card from Hunkydory,  cut out the daisies from another sheet and decoupaged them onto the daisies in the picture,  as Meg would say fussy cut and it really was a fussy cutting time, and added  a blue bow.  

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


Margaret 


Saturday 16 March 2024

Happy St Patricks Day


 Hi,

Yes I am a day early and St Patricks day is tomorrow but I have another post going onto my blog tomorrow so as I hate two different posts on one day,  I am putting this one a day early.

                            Happy St Patricks Day to all my Irish followers

I made this tatted clover leaf,  it’s my own pattern I threw together,   I am calling it an Onion Ring clover leaf,  it’s in development as you could say,  needs a few finishing touches perhaps a few more stitches to make it bigger,   but for today it will do.   It’s onion ring leaves and a spiral chain for the stalk.  I  used Lizbeth no 20 thread in Christmas green mix,  I am running out of dark green,  so I used this varigated thread instead.  I will write my pattern out at some point

Have a lovely weekend,  I am away this weekend

Margaret .  

Sunday 10 March 2024

2024 TTA L Temperature tat along part four


 Hi,

This is part four of the temperature tat along which is on facebook,  each day I note the temperatures of the day and then do tat the colours as per the temperature chart  I am only nine days behind,  simply because I had a couple of days when I was not well enough to do anything.

This is now the whole of February,   the orange square was the 14th when we had a very warm days hence the first orange square,  hope we have more and the temperatures go up,  just getting fed up with yellow and green,   the 29th day I have sewn on two beads L and P to note is was Leap year day..

I am using Lizbeth thread no 20 throughout.

Have a lovely weekend.

Margaret


Sunday 3 March 2024

CD Sunday Challenge Anything goes - # 128


 Hi,

Gosh we are now into the third month of the year,  I hope the year will slow up a bit,  this fortnight our new challenge is hosted by Jo.

For my card this fortnight I have used an image from Squeeze cards Furry friends C.D by Digi crafts,  I did not use the squeeze bit but decoupaged the image on a normal card,  I matted the image onto gold bushed miri  card by Hunkydory.  The backing paper is from stash and I added a hand made bow and peel off edging

 CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


I hope you have a lovely weekend


Margaret 



Friday 1 March 2024

Happy st. David’s day



Happy St David’s Day 


To 

All my followers and friends

 

Thursday 22 February 2024

2024 TTAL - temperature tat along part three


 Hi,

On this very very wet day,  I realised that I had not shown you the temperature tat along  which is on Facebook at the moment,  well it will be for the whole year,   our temperatures have been on the mild side for a few weeks now,  and my first all one colour square has arrived which was the 13th February,  

I have managed to catch up a little bit over the last week,  when I had to rest after having a procedure 8n hospital,  it’s beginning to get less sore now. Hopefully it will settle down and I will have less pain in my hip.

I will post again next week,  I don’t want to keep boring you by keep showing it too often.

Stay dry and warm,  at the moment we have a lot of flooding near us in Frome and surrounding areas, if any one wants some rain,  we would be pleased to off load it for some sunshine.

Have a good week

Margaret

Sunday 18 February 2024

CD Sunday challenge - anything goes #127


 Hi, 

 Here is our second challenge of the year,  as usual it’s anything goes and the host this fortnight  is Meg,

For my card this fortnight I have used celebration bears CD by Debbi Moore,  this is a rocker card with the bear decoupaged,   This is a complete card from the CD.

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


Have a lovely weekend 

Margaret 


Wednesday 14 February 2024

Valentine ice drop heart


 Hi,


Happy Valentine’s Day,   I have not made any hearts this year as yet,  but I wanted to show you one I made a few years ago  I adapted the pattern into an ice drop,

This pattern is also called Valentine Heart by Etha Schuette and I have made it into an ice drop heart,  I used some old coats thread which I have had for a very long time, no idea when I brought it but its a variegated red,  the red glass nugget was too dark so I put a clear one in.   A link to the pattern I have is.  The link still works  to the pattern 

Hope you have a nice day

Margaret 

Tuesday 13 February 2024

2024 - TTAL Temperature Tat a- long


 Hi,

Here is the next instalment of the tat along on Facebook,  last week I showed you six squares of the very cold  weather we had here in Somerset,  well it has grown a little with milder temperatures,   

This is January finished,      I am going around in a clock wise and the marker is to show me where I started around the block of six,  I have changed the way I sew in the ends,  I had a problem with the lighter colours popping though the darker colours.  Hoping when I have a good  day to sew a little darker colour over the lighter colours,  it’s not for  sale and it’s mine so it shows it’s ok. I can live with it,

I will post again next week when I have done a bit more,  I am wondering  how February will either stay the same with milder temperatures or bring in some different colours if it gets colder.

 I am in hospital today  for  a few hours, and then rest for a couple of days, so hopefully I can get more done and catch up a bit.

Margaret 

Saturday 10 February 2024

Happy Chinese New Year



Happy Chinese New Year 
To all my friends and followers



 

Wednesday 7 February 2024

2024 TTAL - Temperature Tat-a-Long


 Hi,

On Facebook in the beginning of  they started a 2024 tat-a-Long,  I joined in the third week of January,  it was a very cold week with frost  at night, for  every ten degrees the colour changes so the squares change with it, this is my first six days,  I am making it as a mat,  many are doing strips or other shapes,   at the end of the year we should have 366 squares,  well those who started at the beginning will,  mine will be short but I really don’t mind,    

I should have posted this last week as mine has more squares now and some different colour squares, as the temperatures have changed from day to day,  I am not going to post every day hopefully once a week,  I am almost to the end of January will just two more squares to tat before  starting on  February,   Each day I make a note of the daily temperature, at the moment our temperatures have been above average,  next week they look as it the are going to drop,  so the colours will change accordingly 

 I am using Lizbeth thread no 20 in a range of colours.

Margaret 

Sunday 4 February 2024

CD Sunday challenge - anything goes #126


 Hi,

Welcome to our first challenge of 2024,  this year we have two new members,  Meg who is rejoining us again and  Aimes which you possibly know as Aimeslee who has been contributing to our challenges for years,  as usual our challenges are anything goes,  as long as it’s a CD, USB, or digital material.  The host this fortnight is Pamela 

For my card I have chosen to do an art deco card,  using Art Deco Romance CD form Debbi Moore,  fo the image and backing paper,  I added a spray of feathers, die flourish’s and ribbon roses.  I also matted the images  red Miri card,  the dies used are Fanciful flourish’s from Cherry lane  designs,  Leafy flourish signature collection crafters companion.

CD Sunday Plus challenge has a Facebook page for those who would like to enter the challenge and do not have a blog,   here is a link to the page

 

I hope you will visit the CD Sunday Plus Challenge site, and remember if you want to enter the challenge you must use something from a CD, USB or digital material no matter how small and let us know where and what you used the material from,   and that it is a card or a project.    Here is a link to CD Sunday Plus Challenge blog  we would be pleased to see you.


Have a lovely weekend 

Margaret 



Thursday 1 February 2024

Tatted ice drops

 

Hi,

I have been doing some ice drops as I found I was short in supply,  so after Christmas I set about using up some thread on my shuttles,  

These are all from the pattern sixes and sevens by Diane, I used Lizbeth thread Cranberry bush, white and Christmas green 

I hope to get a few more done over the next few months.

Margaret

Sunday 28 January 2024

Tatted Handkerchief and Earrings


 Hi,

It’s a beautiful morning here in Somerset,  I know I have not been blogging much for a few weeks,  but the CD Sunday challenge does not start until next month, (4th February). 

This is my go to project that I take with me,  I have tatted this in the hospital waiting for Vernon when he has appointments or in The Hive when I wait for him to have this hair cut,  could even have been lots of places,  but they were always seem to be in public,   Yes I do sometimes get asked is it crochet,  no tatting, so their people learn about tatting etc.,  see I spend the word tatting around.

I used the Turkish thread, Altin Basek thread no 50 which is equal to Lizbeth no 20,  pattern  is called Fleurette edging which has been re-written by Joelle link to her Blog



These earrings I made for a dear friend before Christmas,  they are in the same thread,  and I used my own pattern Butterfly heart, 

Hope you have a lovely weekend

Margaret 

Friday 12 January 2024

Snowflake Christmas cards






 Hi

I know this a very late post,  I know they have all arrived,  I am just starting to catch up with everything,  the flu has not quite gone,  at least I am still here, it was a very nasty bug that knocked me off my feet.

These Christmas card were sent to my friends who are all crafters,  I hope they liked there cards,  the picture above is two cards that did not have a tatted snowflake,  I used a die cut of a snowflake as the cards were to small.  The rest all had tatted snowflakes or an Angel attached  and to keep  for next year and for years to come.

The backing  papers were all from stash,  I can’t remember where I brought them,  I cut out a shape out of the card,  placed the snowflake so it hangs in the centre on a thread attached and then placed a piece of backing paper on the back,   I made a bow and placed it at the top of the card.  


I am sorry these photos have come out a bit dark,  some of the days we had before Christmas were very dark all day,  now after all the rain we have had,  it’s very very cold frosty and still with cloud,  longing for some warm dry days with some sun,

I hope you had a lovely new year,  I have several posts to catch up on before we resume at the CD Sunday challenges 

Margaret  

Monday 1 January 2024

Happy New Year 2024




Happy New Year 

To all my friends and followers 

I hope you have a happy and healthy year ahead of you.