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Monday, 9 November 2009

A Card and My Goodies

Firstly thank you to everyone for your kind words and thoughts here on the blog and also for the emails I have recieved regarding our loss of Dusty, they are all very comforting.

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It's a new challenge this week over on Pollycrafts Monday Challenge and the DT and GD's have all come up with some wonderful projects for this weeks theme which is....

"No Cards Allowed"

I've done a non-card project though of course I'll not be entering into the challenge.



It is a desk calender made from an old plastic CD case.


This also fits in with this weeks SophistiCat' s challenge which is 'WINGS' so I'm entering this into their challenge as the main image has wings as has the little bee.

RECIPE

Images - 'Sharing Sherbert' Clear Stamps Range from Pollycrafts
(main image 'Secrets', Bee 'Xtra Set 1 and Flowers 'Xtra Set 2)

Background Paper - Basic Grey 'Lemonade'

Embellishments - Gems and Ribbon from stash, Calender from Hobbycraft.

Colouring Medium - Copics, Promarkers and Sakura Stardust

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Despite yesterdays sad news and worry I did have a wonderful day yesterday at the NEC with Emma and was so pleased to also meet up with Crafty Amy (a fellow Pollycraft GD), Taffy Clare and Vicki.  I think we can all safely say that a good time was had by all socialising as well as of course the retail therapy.  I've no pictures of all of us, my camara is too big to lug around but I know Amy, Clare and Vicki did take some photo's so keep an eye out for them on their blogs.  I have taken a piccy though of all my goodies.




Thanks for stopping by!!

Hugs

Joanne xx



17 comments:

Mel said...

Hello Joanne, So sorry to read about Dusty. You bought some lovely goodies at the NEC ~ Mel x

Mandy said...

Love the calender..the image is soo cute!! so glad your feeling better today..
mandy xx

Marley said...

Wow.. I just love that calender!! xx Hugs Marley

** Irene ** said...

Hello Joanne

What a fantastic idea, and a stunning calender.
I love it.

luv
irene
xxxx

joey said...

Hiya Hun

your calendar is gorgeous!!! love the new stash :O)

Joey.xxx

Avril Ann said...

Love this Calander Joanne, and so sorry for your loss, I am so glad that you had a good time at the NEC, I am sending hugs your way to comfort you. Many thanks for joining us at Sophisticat this week, come back soon. Hugs Avril xxxx

clare said...

OMG..Jo this is gorgeous hun..so love it..and a fab idea.

Gorgeous goodies hun..and it was so nice to meet up with you and emma again...just wish we had more time together...hopefully we can in march...big hugs clare xx

p.s i will upload the pic's soon..but not the ones of me in them..lol

Paula said...

Your calendar is stunning Joanne!! I love the scene you've created, and the 3d work just makes everything look so 'real'... awesome!!

OOOOH look at all that stash...yummy!!!

Paula xx

Craftyanny said...

Sorry to hear about Dusty Joanne, didn't cathc your earlier post (hugs)

Fabby little calendar, that would look just gorgeous next to my pc lol
Anne x

JanJay said...

This is just so lovely Joanne, great use of a CD case.

Thanks so much for joining us at Sophisticats this week

Jan x

Cheryl said...

such a beautiful calender so detailed too sorry to hear about your loss thanks for joining us at sopshiticats this week love cheryl xxxx

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Hi joanne, love your calendar great idea and great design just love it..... all those goodies too I hope you sneaked them in so no one could see how much you spent lol, sorry to hear about your dusty we all love our cats dearly they are part of our families and sadly missed when they are gone...
Hope your keeping focused luv ju x

Karen said...

Gorjus gorjus work Joanne. Thank you for joining in over at Sophisticats and hope to see you again soon. Good Luck.

Love Karen x

blackdragon said...

What a brilliant idea... and beautifully done. Thank you for joining us at SOPHISTICATS this week, i hope to see you again soon.
hugs lynx

Avril Ann said...

Joanne, there is a little something on my blog for you, to hopefully make you smile. Hugs Avril xxx

SHELL'S SHED said...

Love your calander Joanne - there's an award for you on my blog x

Lisa aka Allissa said...

Such a beautiful entry. Thank you for joining us over at Sophisticats this week.

Hugs
Lisa.xx
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