Saturday, 11 October 2008

Sunshine & Football

We decided to take a ride out today and visit somewhere new. We ended up in Abergavenny, a busy market town with castle ruins and great views. It just so happens that there was a craft market taking place in the market hall. I didn't buy anything but was amazed at the amount of stalls selling handmade cards, I don't know how they manage to make any money with so many of them in the one place but it was interesting to see what was on offer.

On our way out we took a walk up to the castle ruins and admire the views over the distant hills.

The sun made it almost feel like summer again and as you can see hardly a cloud in the sky.

We had to be back for Mick to watch the England football match on television. This is the sight I came downstairs to find. He tells me now he would like England footie socks for Christmas!! Note he's playing on MY Nintendo DS again.

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Think Pink

The Think Pink sale will soon be here so i've made the last of my contributions. I sent a parcel off yesterday and have a few more things to pack up and send later in the week.

During the Cyber Crop over on Bubbly Funk we had various classes and I have managed to get things done from a couple of them to send.

The Dotee dolls were Suzie's class, I made 3 of these but Sallie pinched the spotty one I showed earlier so I have sent these 2.

Kaz's class was to alter a clipboard. This is the 2nd I did, the first I forgot to take a pic of before I sent it.

The ribbons are chipboard ones which have been decorated and had magnets put on the back. They were in the Think Pink kits from Bubbly Funk. they are now ready to be sent.

These pink organza bags were also in the kits and I have put rose scented tea lights in them.

A couple of the decorated ribbons have hanging chains on them while the other has a magnet on the back.

The small one is done in shrink plastic and has a few beads attached and a clasp to make a handbag charm.

The decorated notebooks were part of the weekly challenges. They have all been covered and various embellishments and ribbons attached to 'pretty' them up a bit.
The little bags contain matching gift tags threaded with organza ribbon and are from the Cute Companions Cd volume 1 from Crafters Companion.

Finally a few more cards which went in yesterday's parcel.

The flower card is made from freebies in Making Cards magazine.
The others are all from Cd's.
I used Oriental Dreams by Joanna Sheen, Golden years by Sharon Duncan and Cute Companions by Crafters Companion.

Craft space update

Well you all asked for them so here goes. I've tidied up a bit as i've gone along or run out of space but this is my table as it was yesterday, and yes Kaz I do use the sofa bed for storage! It is right behind my chair and it's all too easy to turn round and put things on it.