Sunday, 23 June 2013

Fabulous Shoes!!

I sat watching the Fab Sue Wilson on create and Craft Tool Shed, two hours of amazing cards and hints and tips, joy.  Have to sit on my hands today as I have spent too much this month on crafty goodies but next month is not too far away.  Now I am watching the 1700 show, oh I do want to buy more but no be strong.

I just had to purchase the Fabulous Shoes CD to match the Fabulous Fashion CD I bought earlier and here is a card I made last night.

I used an 8 x 8 white card
Backing papers/shoe/sentiment printed from CD
Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles largest and second smallest rectangle used
Ribbon, butterfly, and gems from stash
(not too sure about the ribbon, thought I would use a contrasting colour. What to you think? Maybe green would be better).
I have tried to make some cards to fit into envelopes rather than making boxes, not everyone wants to send boxed cards and this one would be OK.  I have loads more printed off ready to make something with so be prepared for more cards on a similar theme.
My mum is feeling better so I had promised to take her for a break in the caravan so we have two weeks booked.  My sister will pick up my mum after 7 days and take her back to her house till we come home.  That way I get a break from all the little bits involved in taking care of mum.  My two sisters work as Carers and doing personal care comes as second nature to them.  I think my difficulty is that mum lives with me and I feel she gets embarrassed if I have to do her personal care because we are together 24/7. We get there though and I will enjoy my break from her and relax and spend time with hubby and the dogs.
What a day as regards the weather, really hefty showers with some bright intervals and a bit windy, a change from the last couple of weeks.  I had a look at the long range forecast and it look not too bad for the two weeks we are on holiday,  but things can change, for the better I hope.
Take care out there.
Wilma x x x


  1. This is fabulous Wilma. I am being really tempted with these CD's. I love these shoes, probably more than the fashion .... although ... I hope the weather improves for your holiday. Some summer eh! Love from Christine xx

  2. This is gorgeous Wilma

    Wait for a while those dies will be much cheaper when they go on line Create and Craft are always more expensive than the on line shops and if you're careful you can get free postage :-)

    jacqui x

  3. Love this card, I also will get the cds at some point, although I am not very good at using them. I also enjoyed Sue's shows this morning but will have to wait for any of the dies, did like those fancy labels28 loads. xx Flora

  4. Oops wrong button - hope you have a good break and manage your mum ok. We are just about ready to go to Glastonbury on Wednesday, we don't have far to go. xx Flora

  5. Good evening Wilma,
    Fantastic card, love the Shoe CD.
    Hang in there you will get the Dies cheaper from in a couple of weeks.
    This weather is shocking I hope it improves for your break.

    Patricia xx

  6. hi Wilma, like you I think these cd`s are fabulous. think I would have gone with green ribbon as you said,
    They were oldish stamps and dies on C/C today, should have them at oyster stamps anytime, might have the now, they are cheaper there.

  7. This looks great and though I am not a fan of CD 's You have done a great job with this one, xxx

  8. I see what you mean about Fabulous Shoes Wilma. Love the Spellbinders you've used too.

    Kat xx

  9. Good Morning Wilma, love your card, this CD is gorgeous, Jacqui has made loads of gorgeous shoe cards too with them. Love your choice of colours, and die shape.
    I do hope you enjoy your wee holiday, especially when you get the time with you and your hubby together. Kate x

  10. Good Morning Wilma

    What a gorgeous card! I just love how you have ,matched the backing colour to the image it is absolutely perfectly put together! A fab shoe indeed!

    I can understand how it must be with mum but needs as needs must it is the hardest part of caring for someone doing the personal things for them hard for both parties my heart goes out to you! But having said that better you than no one!!

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

  11. Hi Wilma,
    Lovely card and the background is great (I have a thing about backgrounds!)
    If I wore a hat, I would take it off to you for having your Mum live with you but also your husband too as not many chaps would want the MiL under the same roof.
    Take care. x

  12. Hi Wilma,
    beautiful card. With beautiful dies. Love the colours and design of this.
    Enjoy your holiday you deserve it, after all your hard work.
    So glad your Mum is a lot better.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  13. Glad to hear your mum is feeling better. Enjoy the holiday too. Lovely card Wilma, those shoes are just snazzy, wouldn't mind a pair myself!
    Happy crafting, hugs Erika.


  14. Good morning Wilma. I just love your card and those shoes are fab. Glad to hear your mum is feeling better and that you are getting away for a break, those 7 days with just your husband and the dogs will do you so much good and here's hoping the weather will be good too. Beautiful day here today hope it stays like this.

    Hazel xxx

  15. Fabulous card Wilma love the shoe design and am really tempted by the CD