Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Still chucking it down...

Hi folks...I'm back to share what we made in the "still chucking it down outside" afternoon class at Kath's Klub at The Papeterie and there's something about the noise of the rain drumming on the roof and battering against the windows that makes you feel all cosy and snug and what better way to spend the afternoon than look out some of my favourite Tim Holtz Dies and embossing folders and play along with lots of crafty folks...
having fun making pine cones...


 getting all glittered up with the delicious Festive Berries Distress Glitter...



 and colouring our embossed Poinsettias with Distress Inks...


and as always my lovely superstar crafty folks rose to the challenge and another 3 cards are making their way into their Christmas Card Boxes. But all good things come to an end... time to brave the horrendous weather and head home...thankfully it's only a short drive which was just as well going by the amount of idiots who were out and about...you know the ones I mean...driving like maniacs on roads awash with water...with no lights on...the "it won't happen to me" brigade. Sadly these morons are the ones who usually manage to walk away from the carnage they cause leaving innocent motorists bearing the brunt of their reckless driving behaviour. But I'm not done with ranting yet...it's official...I hate dark dismal mornings but unless I hibernate from now until March/April or manage to reset the Furry Boy's early morning wake up system...I suppose I'll just have to get used to the first morning cuppa at chilly dark o'clock.
See you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

21 comments:

Rita said...

Good Morning Kath. What gorgeous cards, I love all of them. Got a dreaded virus and I cannot sleep. So I'll just do my blog rounds earlier than usual. Hugs Rita xxx

Fabiana Strehlow said...

Que lindo, Kath!
Adoro o seu trabalho!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Beautiful cards Kath I must get the embossing folder for the poinsettia as I have the die! I can't sleep either that's why I'm up early although I must tell you I dreamt about you last night!! I'm not sure that's why I can't sleep lol!! Susan x

Natalie said...

Stunning cards!! Love the embossing and all the gorgeous textures!

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

...festive gorgeousness...hope your feeling better Kath...Mel:)xx

Ribbon Girl said...

Nice cards Kath, especially the 'joy' card, Hello to Buddy, Mary x

SaraJ said...

I think I might "need" that poinsettia die and embossing set! :)
Really gorgeous cards.

Irene said...

OMW this is stunning again Kath! I don't have this poinsettia but another fabulous die so thanks for the inspiration!!!!

xx Irene

Redanne said...

I always love your cards but there is something so special about these, they are just gorgeous! Love Tim's new glitters, must get that red one now.... hope you are feeling a little better today. Hugs, Anne x

loftylass said...

Morning Kath. Stunning cards... what joy you all must have had. I feel a shopping spree approaching!!
You are such a good advert for Tim's goodies. tfs
Hugs
Heather
x

Astrid said...

Beautiful Kath, wow such wonderful cards.
Hugs Astrid

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous cards Kath. Love the poinsettia.
Lorraine x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

You make such gorgeous and different cards, love these, hubby passed by and said wow when he saw the red poinsettia

rachel said...

these are so beautiful Kath - I bet everybody has such a wonderful day xx

Paper Junkie said...

Thanks for sharing these beautiful cards Kath. They are so cheerful. It's dismal here too and I'd love the join you for some Christmas card crafting in my little den but still finishing Pride and Prejudice dresses so will have to wait a while! My doggy hates the rain and won't go more than a few feet into the field before turning round and heading home - hope Buddy isn't such a woose! X

Karen Petitt said...

Beautiful projects. The texture from the embossing is fabulous. Stay indoors keeping warm and dry and you get to play in your craft room too x

Stella said...

Wow Kath I love theses cards. Thanks for giving me some food for thought I am struggling for ideas and feel I want to make simpler cards this Christmas X

trish said...

Hi Kath, love them all, who wouldn't? Wish my brain would work even a wee bit like yours and I'd be almost finished making my cards for Christmas. Hope it's dry for your morning stroll tomorrow...Trish

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

gorgeous all cards Kath! Love the embossing and the gorgeous textures!
hugs, Helena

Denise said...

Beautiful cards Kath

Annie said...

Wow Kath!!! These are fabulous...the poinsettia die is on my wish list as it is just so gorgeous. Your cards are stunning and I am so envious . Wish the lottery would come up and I could craft every day.

TFS and crafty hugs
Annie x

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