Thursday, January 17, 2013

How Time Flies...

Hi folks...is it a getting older thing but it never fails to amaze me how time flies...never enough hours in a day...days in a week or indeed weeks in a month leaving me constantly chasing my tail and isn't it funny how your mind goes off on a tangent. Every so often an idea for a crafty project will pop into my head just when I least expect it and on this occasion I had the sudden urge to make a butterfly mobile but that was quickly abandoned when it didn't go according to plan to be replaced by a clock...are you still with me...NO I don't blame you...I struggle with the way my mind works too but no matter...after much faffing around I have another project for the Fiskarettes Blog using the AdvantEdge Punch System...Butterfly Border Punch and Interchangeable Rainbow Border Punch



As you know we've been having a declutter in the cubbyhole...so this was a great way to use up a Clock Movement that had over stayed his welcome...the remnants of a gorgeous MME Meadlowlark Kit and the odds and sods of some sheets of American Craft Thickers.
A little change to the blogging schedule but The Furry Boy will back tomorrow to announce the winner of the "All Things Tim Holtz" bundle of goodies.
Hugs Kath xxx  

22 comments:

KraftyKaren said...

Simply fabulous and very elegant with all the black, white and silver xx

Stamping in Pink said...

Well that showed me - I really thought you were making a mobile - a clock never entered my brain - and it's fabulous! love the butterflies very much Karen x

judkajudi said...

I need to tell you how much enjoyment your blog adds to my day!! I mostly connect via Facebook and don't have the chance to leave a comment. I would love to be your neighbor and spend time crafting with you!! Or you craft and I will just watch and be amazed!! I can so relate to the "getting older" thing!! It's not for the timid!! Thanks for the sunshine!!

Sinikka said...

This is a perfect card to show that time flies.
So strange, when I was much younger time stood still. What happend while we grow upp.
Hugs Sinikka

scottish crafter said...

I totally agree with your comment on time flying. Since I retired there are not enough hours in the day for me. I held down a full time job, run after my son, housework, gardening etc but now I find it difficult to fit less into a day. Love your blog and Buddy's input too.

Wilma x x

Susan Flynn said...

Fabulous clock Kath, I even thought you had put the chosen one's name on it but then I saw the E at the end of time! I'm with you on time flying by it seems to have got worse since I retired - however did I find the time to go to work before? xx

Crafting Queen said...

Super creation Kath, hope you both keep warm and safe. :)

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Redanne said...

Oh Kath, I think words are going to fail me on this one. I am so glad that you changed from a mobile because this has to be one of the most stunning clocks I have ever seen! I adore butterflies and they look gorgeous on this clock along with the saying, I just have to keep going back and looking at it. Stunningly gorgeous! And I agree about time too....... Hugs, Anne x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous clock! I love the design, and colours. Your butterfly mobile turned out beautifully!!
Lorraine x

nnalorac said...

One fab Tock Kath. love it. Carolxx

Kat said...

Gorgeous Kath love your clock. Time flies right enough with the butterflies!

Kat xx

Teresa said...

Very nice work! I like the message of the time and the butterflies!

Mandy's Crafts said...

As usual at beautiful work of art.

Crafty Lark said...

Love your project, totally fab. Enjoy not being expected to make sence. xx Flora

Patricia said...

What a fantastic project, love the black an white.
Iam on the look out for some 48hr days I suppose if you knew where to get them you would have told us...........

Patricia xx

Linda van der Velden said...

I really like your creation! Lovely!

Cheryl W. said...

I love this! So glad your creative juices took you down this path. Isn't it funny how we start with what we think is a "map" in our mind, only to go completely off-road and end up in a very unexpected place. Nice work!

Paper Junkie said...

Time certainly does fly Kath - can't believe that my grandaughter is 18 next week - making her a very special card. Thanks for all your wonderful inspiration - it keeps me crafting in my "fallow" moments! X

Barbara said...

Time flies, oh my....yes it does. But what a clever and cute way to say so! Great job!

trish said...

Hi Kath, lovely clock I'm sure Fiskers will love it. It would be a great unusual gift to give someone for their birthday. As for the time thing roll on summer then maybe we can get some heat for a change...Trish

paula laird said...

Hi Kath & Buddy, What a great clock! I'm glad your mind works like mine - I too can't keep up with mine most days. Hope you are keeping warm.

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