Sunday, July 26, 2009

Happy Bird-day

Morning what a weekend it's been weatherwise.......Friday  was unbelieveable....I was travelling home on the dual carriageway.....suddenly it was as though someone had turned the light went really dark and we had the most horrendous torrential rain...within minutes both lanes were like a river....visibility was practially nil and would you believe...yes you probably would....all these idiots are still travelling at high speeds in the outside lane.....and they wonder why there are was frightening and was I glad to see home......then Saturday was I wonder what today has in store for us.
And yes I have been having a little play with my Hero Arts goodies......and decided to enter this one for this week's challenge over at the Hero Arts Club blog which is......
and the deadline is skidding in at the last minute as usual and then I remembered they are 7 hours behind no worries and hey wouldn't it be great if I could find an extra 7 hours every day.....

Papers: Jilly Bean Soup...Cream of Mushroom 100% Recycled
Alphabets: Jilly Bean Soup....Alphabeans
Tiny Text black
Image: Hero Arts...Be Yourself Clear Stamp Set
Large Delicate Woven Fabric
Flowers & Black Gems...Hero Arts
Inkssentials White Opague Pen
Tim Holtz...Distress Ink Pad....Brushed Corduroy
I have taken a bit of a shine to this kraft paper look and love this range of papers from Jilly Bean Soup.....bought on my first trip to my fabby local craft shop.....Simply Create and would you believe I am having another visit some time next week......I am meeting up with one of my lovely bloggy buds who will be on holiday in the area and I wonder if you can guess who it might be......well that's it for today folks....back with another challenge card tomorrow....before I don my painter and decorator hat once more.
Hugs Kath xxxxxx


  1. Stunning card,love the different shades of colour. Wonderful. Hope Buddy is doing ok. ANesha

  2. Lovely card, I love the colour its fab x

  3. Well this is just absolutely stunning Kath. Love the Kraft paper and that stamp set is so delish. :)xx

  4. Superb card and I just love that stitching effect it's so original and different. You certainly are the Queen of Kraft!

    Love Lynda xxx

  5. beautiful card Kath - I'm loving the kraft look too
    and whats this about you going to alford AGAIN? without me, AGAIN??
    have a great day xx

  6. This is great Kath! I love how you've paper pieced the birdie and the stitching looks fab!

    Beth xx

  7. Stunning caed Kath love the whole feel to this card the colours are scrummy. now would that happen to be our Cass you are meeting, give her a big squidgy from me. Have a super day, woof to Buddy.

  8. Wow this is just adorable Kath and another crafty meet up - lucky you - eeeh wonder what you will buy this time - there will probably be new stash in me thinks!!!!

    Rainy and dull here but a bit brighter at the moment!

  9. love it Kath, fab stamps and love the background

  10. What a beautiful card Kath,i love the papers and colours.

    Hugs Riet.x

  11. Wow...... Kath
    what a great card!!
    I love all details!
    Hugs Gisela

  12. Boy this card just "grabs" me. I love the color you chose and all of your tones are so pleasing...Kris

  13. another stunning card great colurs to match too love cheryl xxxx

  14. Awesome card Kath...what wonderful papers!
    Have a great week.
    Carole x