Monday, March 9, 2009

Morning All

Yes I'm back again and hey I am now becoming a "2 posts in one day" gal and how rude of me before not to wish you all a very Good Morning....and why am I so cheery.....well it's Monday....no Monday morning feeling at Chez Kath .....I was working over the weekend and today I am going to have a play with some of the delicious goodies that I bought at the SECC.
Now I am definitely not a cutesy person and don't really do cutesy cards....but I couldn't resist these gorgeous fellas and can't wait to get them inked.....and I also bought the die-cute decoupage set....don't ask me why...they just looked so lonely hanging on the wall on the stand and I just had to rescue them.....and make them up into cards.......and it was so quick....they practically made themselves.....

and what else did I buy....got some more 12 x 12 storage boxes for my every growing mountain of papers....4 new nestabilities and embossing mats.....a great deal from Once Upon a Stamp....stocked up on my favourite Versafine Ink Pads.....Onyx Black and Sepia....Tim Holtz..Distress Ink Pads.....adhesive pearls and my favourite glitter.....Glamour Dust.....some gorgeous MME and Bo Bunny Papers...I'm sure they will be appearing on cards very soon......some gorgeous scalloped cards...card candy and stickles from Craftwork Cards and.......these beauties....and I have fallen heads over heels......
Sue from Craftwork Cards asked me a few weeks back if I would make up some samples for her ..it took me a whole nano-second to say YES PLEASE so she gave me the whole collection of their new clear stamps on Thursday at the SECC....they are absolutely delish......now I had lots of DT and other stuff to do over the weekend but I just had to stop and have a little play......can't show the cards yet.....but maybe a little sneaky peek later.....and I am totally addicted.....so once the samples are finished....you could be seeing quite a lot of these gorgeous girlies and cute floral images...... a little clue......the gorgeous girlies meet Tim Holtz......and that is a marriage made in heaven....the start of a beautiful friendship.
I think hubby was a little surprised that I only had one bag of purchases from the SECC "are you feeling OK" were his opening words....but it was some bag.....an enormous Fiskars carrier bag.....a freebie on the stand but whoever designed this bag....must have been 10' tall......it had great long handles and mine was trailing the ground....all it needed was wheels and it would have been perfect.......OK it was over the shoulder to begin with but once it got jammed packed with stuff.....it was too heavy for that.....so need to send a little memo off to the Marketing Dept....make the handles a bit shorter folks and it will be perfect.
Off to walk "The Budster" and it is absolutely freezing here and blowing a gale but the sun is shining.........so wrapping up nice and toasty.......back later with a little sneaky peek of the girls...
Hugs Kath xxxxxx

18 comments:

Tasha said...

Two really pretty crds - the colours are so lovely too. Oooooohhhhh so many lovely crafting goodies -i hope you have a wonderful day playing with them
love tasha xx

Mrs Wonka said...

What a fab collection of stash....I can't wait to see your creations using it!

Mrs W x

Marna said...

Everything is so cuuuute. I love your style!
Greetings, Marna

Dawn said...

Morning Kath - wow this is my first chance of a vist and you have been a busy little crafty bee!!!
Gorgeous cards Mrs S!! I looked at the new bears and cute stamps - loved them and I loved the decoupage too - Bring back decoupage!!!
ROFL at your Bulb Rant!!! I had no idea about that - Amazing it wasn't on the news - everything else is!!
Have a nice crafty day and lovely walk with my furry friend.

hugs
Dawn
xx

Amanda's paper palace said...

WOW you certainly had a spend lol.I'm going to the nec on friday i cant wait!!!the cards are fab and i love your patchwork one too!happy monday.hugs amanda xx

Kim Piggott said...

Oh Kath I am drooling here at the mention of all that booty! You are going to have so much fun.
Your cards are so adorable love them to bits!
hugs
kim x

Peggy said...

Your cards are GREAT !!!!
You have been verry creative ...

Greetings,Peggy

Pia said...

Two really pretty cards , love the image, so cute

Mina said...

wow gorgeous cards Kath...so cute and fab colour too xxx

Marcea said...

sounds like you had a fab day and managed some great buys!!!! I am so jealous but will be ok in 2 weeks after it is my turn. Glad you got some D&D - they really are so cute and so easy!
Thought of you yesterday re the light bulb saga - I passed a shop in Bradford that was selling those things for smoking marujana ... so you can sell those but bot 100w bulbs ... the world has gone mad!
-x-

Sarpreet said...

wow! you had a good shopping spree! at this craft events, do you get bargains! or it is at the same price in the shops? i have always wondered.

Enfys said...

Lurve the cards and I am totally smitten with those stamps, how cute are those, off to investigate, I feel a spend coming on
hugs
En xx

Helen said...

Awwwww...these are so cute! Love the colours!
Enjoy your new goodies!
Helen x

Allison said...

got some of those stamps and decoupage sheets myself, got the dogs and the elephants
Your cards are fab
I went back on Sunday too and my fiskars bag was rather heavy again by the time I was going home!
AllisonX

Caroline and Jayne said...

Love what you've done with those stamps. If you are feeling lucky pop over to www.Fiskarettes.co.uk we have just launched a great competition & its a good place to share your crafts too
x jayne x

Jules said...

Hi Kath

Love the cards - especially the bear with the welcome banner.

These stamps are going to be very popular.

Decisions, decisions .. .. do I seek them out now or wait and chance my luck at the NEC at the weekend?

Love Jules xx

melody said...

lovin those stamps..yummy!
and your card are scrumptious chickie..love those images and your coloring..beautiful work

Tip Top said...

Now I was wondering about the Daisy and Dandelion stuff as I liked the look of it but didn't know if I should indulge - now maybe I should! Along with at least 1 set of the Craftwork Cards stamps hehehehe!!

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