Thursday, July 28, 2011

Yeehaaa...it's summer

Morning folks...after all the chilly wintry like weather...at long last Mr Sunshine has decided to grace the North East of Scotland with his company...so I am no longer sitting on the radiator trying to keep warm...oh yes central heating on in July is just crazy crazy.  But I suppose it's been keeping me in the Christmas In July mood... I just can't seem to shake it off at the moment and perhaps that's just as well as the afternoon job today is my Fiskars Workshop card for the NEC in November...crikey in my crafty head that's light years away and you know me I am really a skidding in by the seat of my pants crafter...so how that is going to go is anyone's guess.

In the meantime....some cards from this month's DT Project Of The Month Kit....Classics 
from Craftwork Cards... and you can check out what exactly you get in this great value kit HERE
all the cards I've used are Craftwork Cards fabulous and great quality card blanks and are included in the kit...
Papers...Cottontail Collection & Alphabits
and if you are a Craftwork Cards addict...you may be wondering what paper the trees are cut from....wonder no more....I cut up this....too gorgeous to waste...

Tres Chic Collection.....Alphabits & Circle Messages
Sweet Meadow Collection & Alphabits
Now I'm not complaining about the gorgeous sunny weather but Mr Nikon wasn't happy...the combination of foiling on the alphabits...my habit of glittering everything in sight and Mr Sunshine didn't bode well for great pics.
You all know how I love parcels and even better than the ones that I know are arriving at the cubbyhole are the surprise packages that pop through the letterbox from lovely buddies.....check out these gorgeous crocheted snowflakes that my lovely buddy Maureen sent and I'm itching to use them on some Christmas cards...but better not use them on that Fiskars Workshop card...don't think Maureen would fancy an order from Fiskars for 280 do you....mind you that would keep her out of mischief and have her crochet hook red hot and smoking.
Catch up with you all tomorrow 
Hugs Kath xxx
Edited to add: why don't pop over to Craftwork Cards Blog and read Part 1 of what they got up to at the CHA
and if you click HERE....you can watch the lovely Julie Hickey in action

Edited to add: Christine...my lovely friend Maureen has just sent me the instructions to crochet the snowflakes...if you e-mail me I will send them to you....complete goobledygook to me but I'm sure you will know what it means

16 comments:

Christine B. said...

Morning Kath glad you have the sunshine today. Love all your cards they are brilliant. What a fantastic present, those snowflake are gorgeous. Does she have a pattern to share? Would love to try some of those. Have a great day. Hugs x ChrisB

Saskia said...

Wow, you've been so creative Kath! Beautiful cards!

Greetings, Saskia :)

kathleen said...

Morning Both. You must have pinched our sunshine but hey i don't mind sharing.Beautiful cards Kath and what a great friend you have those snowflakes are lovely.
Have a good day.
Kathleen x

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Kath

Gorgeous cards and I want one of those snowflakes!!!!! Must get my friend who is teaching me crochet to do those!!!!

Hugs

Tina

loftylass said...

Gorgeous cards Kath - the colours are beautiful and lovely talented friends you have too. tfs.
Hugs
Heather
x

Paula said...

Love those trees - definitely too good to waste & very effective. Have a good day.
Paula (PEP)

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

OOOH . . . lots of lovely cards there Kath. You DID do well and pulled your Big Girl Knickers all the way up!

Hugs, Sandra x

Kat said...

Hi Kath, I'm sitting here saying "what sunshine?" It's been a bit drizzly here but maybe it's brightening up now!

Great cards. Love the trees!! Love your friend's crochet snowflakes. I'm always going to crochet some flowers but I never get round to it.

Kat xx

weewiccababe said...

absolute genius Kath - would never have thought of cutting up the cover sheet.
beautiful cards
can't wait to see what you've done for Saturday
Debz
xx

Lin said...

Glad to hear that sunshine has returned, Kath! You've been a busy girl - my favorite is the very last card. Are those pretty flowers stamps or fussy-cut papers? You know me and anything heart-shaped......

Jane said...

Hold onto the weather...I'm heading over your side on Sunday!

Archies Mum said...

You must have pinched our sunshine today Kath. Dull & dreary in the North West. Lovely cards, such lovely colours as well. Those crotcheted snowflakes are amazing. Look forward to seeing them on your future cards

Sue said...

Hi Kathy
gorgeous selection of cards, luv the colours on ya Christmas card, luv the pretty snowflakes beautiful makes, sue,x

Kathleen said...

Fabulous set of cards.

Kath x

Suzie Q said...

Morning Kath.
fab cards you have made and those snowflakes are to die for lucky you!!
hugs
suzie Qx

Katherine said...

Oh I just adore those snowflakes! I would love to have the pattern too! Please, please, please? : )

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