Monday, 23 July 2012

Sail Away

This is the card that I have made for a card swap that I take part in, the theme for this months is ways to travel. I used a Kanban topper but wanted to do something a little different with it, so I cut an aperture in the front of the card, put some acetate over it and then placed the decoupage layers onto the acetate with the main topper on the inside.

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Cherish all the little things

This is a new lo that I finished the other night. I've wanted to work with the photo for a while, and I've had the idea for the lo, it was just finding the time to get it all down. I'm hoping to get a lot more lo's done over the next few weeks.
 The 'journalling' down the side is actually a poem that I found online a while back (unfortunately I can't remember where I got it from), and it sums up every thought and feeling that I wanted to share:
I loved you from the very start,
You stole my breath, embraced my heart.
Our life together has just begun
You're part of my my little one.
As mother with child, each day I grew,
My mind was filled with thoughts of you.

I'd daydream of the things we'd share
Like late night bottles and teddy bears.
Like first steps and skinned knees,
Like bedtime stories and ABC's.
I thought of things you'd want to know,
Like how birds fly and flowers grow.

I thought of lessons I'd need to share,
Like standing tall and playing fair.
When I first saw your precious face,
I prayed your life be touched with grace.
I thanked the angels from above,
And promised you unending love.

Each night I lay you down to sleep.
I gently kiss your head and cheek.
I count your little fingers and toes;
I memorise your eyes and nose.
I linger at your nursery door,
And each day I love you more.

Through misty eyes, I dim the light,
I whisper 'I love you' every night.
I loved you from the very start,
You stole my breath, embraced my heart.
As mother and child our journeys begin,
My heart's yours forever little one."

I'm entering this lo into D.C.C & Friends - Anything Goes challenge.

Monday, 16 July 2012

Welcoming the new arrival

My gorgeous new nephew arrived Sunday 15th July and this is the card that I made for my brother and his girlfriend.

The stamp (Bringing Baby) and the papers are from Stampin' Up, and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
I'm entering this card into D.C.C & Friends - Anything Goes challenge.

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Fairy Happy Birthday

For this card I used a free image that I found online and coloured it with my flex and pro markers. I used Hunkydory adorable scorable card stock, stampin' up patterned paper, flowers from Wild Orchid crafts and the butterfly was one that I found in my stash.
I'm entering this card into That Craft Place - Anything goes

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Going to get back on track

I've been really bad and it's been quite a while since I last posted, so I thought I would share some of the cards that I made for my craft stall a couple of weeks ago.