Friday, December 8, 2017

I Do NOT Believe It...

Hi folks...in my best Victor Meldrew voice...I DO NOT BELIEVE IT but I definitely seem to be getting the hang of this "being organised for Christmas" malarkey...mind you it's taken nearly 50 years to get there and I think this is the third Christmas I've found myself ahead of the game with the cardmaking and gift buying. And I have to say that this little guy has been a godsend, what a little "time-saving" trooper he is...
When I unearthed a pile of plain old Kraft gift bags I'd bought from a local discount store many moons ago (6 for £1 if my memory serves me right) and decided to give them a bit of a make-over, I sat him on my workdesk on a dark rainy Sunday afternoon, looked out a pile of Thinlits dies and
voila...they were transformed in no time at all from drab and dreary to this...
thanks to my new best friend, another Christmas task has been ticked off the list and with the time saved, I'm skiving off from the cubbyhole today to meet up with a very special crafty friend for lunch and lots of chit chat.
Edited to add: lunch has been cancelled because this happened but I have plenty to keep me busy in the cosy cubbyhole.

Have a great weekend whatever you have planned and I'll see you all Monday to share my DT project for Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
Toodle-oo for now
Hugs Kath xxx


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8 comments:

Annie said...

What a fab alteration Kath..wonderful and how great to be so organised. I am slowly getting there too xx
Have a lovely catch up with your friend and enjoy the weekend too

Hugs Annie x

Janette said...

Perfectly done as per Kath, love them and your new gizmo looks brilliant...enjoy your day...xxx

Redanne said...

The bags look fabulous, I never cease to ba amazed at how die cuts can transform something as simple as a paper bag - love the stencilling too! What a shame your lunch with your friend had to be cancelled, but better to be safe than sorry.... We woke up to a similar covering of snow but the glorious sunshine is slowly melting it all now. Hope you have a lovely weekend - keep safe and warm! Hugs, Anne xxx

Linda Simpson said...

The bags look fabulous Kath! I hope that you are still snug as a bug, we have had hail and sleet but not sticking.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Astrid Maclean said...

Fabulous idea, totally love the white on Kraft! Shame about the lunch but loved the snow video! Not a flake here, just bright blue skies and cold!!!

Rita said...

What fabulous bags Kath. Santa will be delivering my sidekick on Christmas morning. Thanks to my crafty daughter, you know the one. I had wonderful day out with my friend Kate from Inverness today in Glasgow. Crafty friends are the best. Hugs Rita xx

Lee said...

love those bags.WOW,thanks for sharing the Snow.xx

misteejay said...

The bags look amazing Kath.
Toni xx

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