Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Hello honeys...

... yoo hoo back from our trip to Henley and the washing and ironing is up to date, back into the swing of things with work and school, so let the crafting commence lol.

July is a busy month for birthdays and anniversaries so I really need to get my finger out and give my mojo a prod.  I have had a card half made on my desk since the weekend so I promise after I've typed this I will go and finish it (considering its needed for today... gulp!!).

Before, I went I promised a little stitchy update as well.  I've realised I've got a few projects on the go that I keep forgetting about because people keep tempting me with new patterns :-).  So hopefully by naming and shaming my UFO's it will motivate me to get them finished!!!  (Thats the plan anyway!)

So these are my Wip's the little mouse on the scooter is a pattern from a magazine that I wanted to make for Ians nephews little girls birthday that I am going to put on her birthday card.  The Friends Forever is one that I was working on before I went away and had forgotten as I'd started the little mouse so I must finish that one.  I first saw this on Junes blog and fell in love with it - especially with how June had finished it.  The gnome alphabet is stuck at S, so not much to go before thats finished and well the magician, goodness knows when that will get finished!!  He does seem to find his way back to the bottom of the to do list - I'm sure he'll get finished one day!

I do have one finish though:

I got a bit put off with this one with some other stitches that where in it that I hadnt done before and wasnt sure if they looked like how they should have done - it looks ok finished though - so I just need to make it into something now hmmmm.....

Right before I go I'll just show the quick fathers day card I made for my youngest to give to his dad, I havent entered this into any challenges, as I shamelessly pinched the idea from pinterest.

It was simply some black card matted onto a card blank then white card on top I typed the sentiment on word and then added the mustache with 3d sticky squares to the centre.  A very quick make and the layout could come in handy for any further quick cards that pop up!

Oooh must remember as well a couple of weekends ago I went to a new crafty club that Janine at Crafting Crackers blog started, there was six of us there doing a variety of crafts - so if you are in the Teesside area and fancy coming along contact Janine - she'd be happy to give any information for you to join us.

Thanks for reading, right must go and finish that card (hope the tennis doesnt distract me!)



  1. These are fabulous!! Hugs Juls

  2. ooooooo nice stitching wips .. and your specialty stitches look fine from over here :) well done you *vbg
    and come on chop chop .... get the card done love mouse xxxx

  3. ^_^ Nice to see you back(although as I lurk on FB a lot I have 'seen' you already ^_^ ) Glad you had a good time away. Lots of lovely stuff to stitch ^_^ Naming and shaming my UFO's never makes me get on with them! ^_^

  4. Ooh you've got some lovely wips there! I looove the wizard! And the gnome alphabet is really fun! Laura (strawberrymousecrafts)