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Tuesday, 1 November 2011

After the storm ......

sorry about the post title, running out of ideas!! Not much going on, after a really hectic week last week with 3 children's activities and an Open House, I am feeling rather 'flat'. After the initial feeling of euphoria that I was no longer marching (make that running) to keep up with deadlines I now feel a bit unfocussed. Always have been a 'work better to a deadline' kinda gal. Hey ho. Maybe I am just tired, my attempt to get back into my keepfit regime with a long walk on Sunday and an aquafit class yesterday left me exhausted when I woke up this morning. Hey ho. Anyhow, here's a couple of cards I made over the last week.

First an exploding handbag card for a  friend.

I was quite pleased with the way the bunting turned out but had a job writing anything in the card after I had put it all together!!

Just like the way this one turned out. The main image is from a tunnel card set I bought but I didn't like the way they went together - the folded card as it comes out of the envelope is most uninspiring. So I have been using the images as toppers. I love the gorjuss girls. Actually did use one of my 'touch of mica' stencils to emboss the background and I love the idea of frilling up these flower shapes I have with a punch - saw that on the Stampartic website.

In fact I see they have a monochrome challenge for November so I think I'll enter this card I just made. Can you see the Sue Wilson influence lol? I just love her OTT decoration and the layers of detail on her cards. But it just makes me want to buy more nestabilities!!
This is more what I have time for on a regular basis:

Must have been in a bit of a brown study the last couple of days!!  Ok, right now I am sitting in my workroom with all the Christmas papers and stamps out. Lovely. So, must make a start on those Crimbo cards, I have vowed I will not be doing them at the last minute this year. See ya!!


Astrid Maclean said...

Wowee, stunning collection of cards Cindy, - don't you just love that Stampattic website lol!.

My favourite is probably the monochrome one, but I love the other ones too, very, very clever!!

Netty said...

Wow you have been making a lot of cards and they are all terrific Cindy. x

Viv's Visuals said...

Great cards Cinds. E-mailed you to say thanks - hope you got it.x

georgina said...

Hi Cindy, i do hope you read this as i am having real trouble with my messages and postings and i so need to say thank you for the spooky prize i won,i LOVE it its fab as is all your stuff,need someone to sort this computer out for me till then take care and keep making wonderful things, luv Georginax

Lynn said...

Beautiful creations Cindy :) Thanks for dropping by my blog for a visit.

Malin/Majamelon said...

Gorgeous card! Thank you for participating in Stampartics challenge =)


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Sherry Edwards said...

All your cards are lovely Cindy. Good luck with getting your Christmas cards started early - I'll probably be doing my last minute as usual!

Thanks for your lovely comment on my partchwork quilt too xx

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