Friday, April 27, 2012

A bit of this...that and the other...

Hi folks...how are you all this morning...it's stopped raining (for the moment) and time for a round-up of what's been going on in the cubbyhole. I had a fabulous fun day yesterday with the lovely Huntly Hooligans...thanks girls for your wonderful company...it was great to meet up with you all again...laughter is truly the best pick-me-up in the world and it's free. I arrived home with a spring in my step and set to work finishing off the kits for The Altered Art Night at The Papeterie...one more job ticked off the craft list.
So what's on the agenda for today...you know by now that I'm one of the world's "skidding in by the seat of my pants" kind of crafters...so my Penny Black Saturday's DT card is top of the crafty list but at the moment it hasn't got further than the "thinking about it" stage.
I know that you've probably been tossing and turning all night pondering what I used for the raindrops on yesterday's card...
NO...well I'm going to tell you anyway just in case there's anyone out there who is a little bit curious...it's the little push out's from the "A" from Tim's fabulous Word Play die...
and after die-cutting for 50 kits...I had enough raindrops for a torrential downpour. As much as I would love to sit here and chat...I need to get my super fast skates on and get that DT card made because guess where I'm going tomorrow...Balmoral Castle by special invitation...
yes Her Maj's home on Royal Deeside...exciting I know but the thing is there are now a few more dilemmas in my life...should I be practising my curtsey and do you think I should wear a hat.
I'll see you all tomorrow for another fabby challenge over at Penny Black Saturday.
Hugs Kath xxx

24 comments:

Becky Dunham said...

How clever Kath! I love your raindrops idea! Have fun at the castle - I would love to visit there!

fionalawlor said...

I WAS actually wondering what you had used for the rain drops lol I figuered that they were probably little teardrop gems but nope. What a fantastic idea and totally free!! Have a fantastic day tomorrow :)
Fiona L x

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...ever the busy gal and exciting stuff too enjoy your royal appointment Kath...it just goes to show 'waste nothing' I thought the raindrops matt gems...Mel :)

Ribbon Girl said...

Enjoy your trip to Balmoral Kath! Mary G x

May said...

So thats were the raindrops came from.. fab idea, Have a super time at the castle!! Love to hear all about it!!! Hugs May x x x

mary13 said...

Are you doing the Balmoral Run Kath! Loved what you did with the waste.

Aud said...

Morning Kath, really enjoyed our day out yesterday was good to catch up, love how youve done your raindrops, can you see if you can create some sunshine too please getting fed up of all this raindrops. Enjoy your trip to balmoral. Aud x

nnalorac said...

Love the recycling Kath, they look perfect. Super cute brollies too. Was lovely to see you yesterday, here's hoping the sun shines for you and your family tomorrow. Hope your not to hoarse after all the cheering you'll have to do! Carolxx

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Well you ARE Stamping Royalty afterall . . . why WOULDN'T you get invited to HRH's abode? Perhaps you can give her a few cardmaking/altered art pointers while you're there?

Have a fab time . . . and the raindrops were INGENIUS xxx

loftylass said...

Morning Kath - how cool is that! I've just bought that die and looking forward to using it on my next card. Enjoy your day at Balmoral - hope the sun shines.
Hugs
Heather
x

hmcrobbie said...

Was lovely to see you yesterday. If this rains keeps on it'll have to be a rain hat! Good luck to Brodie. Helen x

lilyf said...

What a brilliant idea with the raindrops but as Aud said - try and make sunshine. Enjoyed our meet up yesterday - it does the old body good to get out and about! Mine not yours. Off to Perth in a wee while but think we will have to give the horse racing a miss this time. Far too wet so will force myself to go round the shops instead. Have a great day at Balmoral.

Carol D said...

Hi Kath,

Loved your card and great idea with the raindrops I thought they might have been card candy.

Have a lovely day tomorrow, say hi to Lizzie for me.

Hugs Carol xx

wendyp said...

Super idea for the raindrops - I thought you might have altered some candy. Enjoy your day at Balmoral - make sure you scrub your inky fingers. WendY x

susiestacey said...

Definately a hat (with a very wide brim to keep rain off) Have a good day and love your raindrops Kath, take care x Susan x

Redanne said...

Oh I think a hat too, wow, that is some invite! I thought you had used card candy and squished one side - shows what I know. Great idea to use the alpha die, only used mine once, note to self - think laterally! Have a lovely day and hope you get to take some pics. Anne x

Shazza said...

great idea for the raindrops, enjoy Balmoral, hope it dries up a bit x

Paula (PEP) said...

Well - I got that wrong! Brilliant idea with the A bits. I think you should wear a hat - photo please & I rather think you'll be fine with your ordinary curtsey - no need for a special one for you're elegant anyhow.
Paula (PEP)

Karen said...

Ooh rats, I really hoped you had made them from Candi and was going to tell us how lol!!! I don't have that die but I will be looking at the 'waste' pieces from my die cutting in a new way from now on! No hat needed me thinks hugs karen x

Kat said...

Great use for the waste from the a! Hope tomorrow's a better day than today for your trip to Balmoral.

Kat xx

Christine B. said...

You clever lady, what a good use of your a middles. Enjoy your day at Balmoral. Hugs x ChrisB

trish said...

You had us all guessing Kath,well done you!I'm on a waiting list for the word die, the letters are such a nice shape and size. The weekends going to be Fair according to the P&J, so maybe a nice picnic at Barmoral. Enjoy.

Whimcees said...

Hello!

How exciting to be going to the castle! I am a loyal follower of the royal family - just purchased the new Majesty and Royalty magazines yesterday! It is my only real treat in my Social Security budget - I love them! You are so lucky! I visited the palace and all of the wonderful landmarks in both London and Paris when I was there and wanted to stay forever! Wishing you a great weekend!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

pcm said...

what a clever idea for raindrops!!!

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