Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Buenos Dias

I was having a Mediterranean moment with this card,  and so chose to embrace a bit of Spanish just for fun. I think that the lovely lady in Tonic Studios new silhouette die range could easily be a Spanish lady with her delicate layered skirt...don't you? For a few more details on the new dies check out Blog Tonic.

The house sale seems to be taking one step forward and two steps back at the moment. Stress is not my friend!

hasta luego


Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Bright Butterflies

I thought a bright cheery card was much nicer to look at than a picture of an exceedingly stressed woman in her 40s.

I cannot begin to tell you just how stressed out I am at the moment. Solicitors! Our house buyer's solicitor and ours seem to be having quite a few communication issues at the moment and our house sale is really dragging on much , much longer than is necessary. There is so much to organise and so much to do, but it is all currently on hold until we get things sorted.

Hope to be posting with good news sometime soon.


Monday, 15 September 2014

Card for the day

Using only white card, Tonic, ink and a few jewels, I made this delicately shaded large format card giving me plenty of room to write a heartfelt letter inside.
For more details on the tools used, check out Blog Tonic. 

It's getting closer to the date of our move, but the buyer still hasn't signed the sale documents. Quite stressful really ! So many things to set in place - we could do with it being confirmed!

Hope you have a lovely day !


Thursday, 4 September 2014

A recycled gift box

I had fun making this sturdy little gift box from recycled items I had around the house. I was excitedly waiting for the lovely new Tonic dies to decorate it.

Now... can you have a guess which recycled items I used to make this box? There are two sizes of one  type of item, and for the feet I used another item most people throw away...that's a real tricky one. Here's a clue about the item I used for the feet...

I'm wrapped around these circles, and I clean between the gaps.

I'll let you know that the card I used for the inner rim of the box was from  Amazon book packaging.

All I added were some pretty papers, a few jewels, some Tonic Funky glue and of course, fabulous Tonic Dies.

I wonder if any of you will guess right !

Have a lovely day