Thursday, 20 February 2014

For a Sister

Back once again with a card I made for a friend's sister. It seems whenever someone sees a particular colour of card everyone wants the same.

I have been busy making 70th birthday cards for a few ladies who have friends reaching that magical age and once I get them photographed I will post them.  Another special card for someone's mother and yet again they have asked for the hexagonal shape in a box.  Just about finished that one so another to photograph when I can get some decent light.

We had glimpses of sun yesterday but did not last long.  We have been very lucky this winter, not much snow, hardly any frost, but plenty of rain but no flooding, even the winds have stayed on the west coast and not bother us much.  Fingers crossed for the snow to stay away.

Here is my card.

Sorry about the quality of the photograph but it seems impossible to catch the light

8x8 scalloped card
Spellbinder embossing folder and grand decorative circle die
Wild Orchid roses
Senitments from Kanban
Card and pearls from stash

Am engrossed in the curling just now, waiting to see if GB (Scottish girls) get the Bronze, have followed them all the way through, fingers crossed.

Take care out there.

Wilma x x 

Sunday, 16 February 2014

PC back in action

Hi to you all, finally got round to downloading Chrome to see if it cured my PC problems with Blogger and yes it did.  Thank you for your help and advice.  Now I can comment on your posts as using the IPad to type was a pain.  When you have been a touch typist it is difficult to use a small keypad or one finger to type.

My card today is another one I made for Darcie's 7th birthday, the remit being Tinkerbell or Fairies, well this is the fairy one.  Darcie is a real girly girl and loves glitz and bling so this is what I came up with.

I used an 8 x 8 scalloped card and an image and background from My Craft Studio CD Walk in Wonderland, some glitter card for a mat, the 7th birthday was cut with my Silhouette Cameo and a spellbinder die for the sentiment, cannot remember what die it is.  The flowers and butterflies were from my stash.  The box is from Stella crafts and decorated with ribbon from my stash, the Happy Birthday was cut again will the Silhouette Cameo, the butterflies are a Marianne die.

I am waiting to hear if Darcie liked them because her birthday was Valentine's Day and I will not see her Gran till later this week.

So I am off now for a browse through your post and make some comments now I am able to type.  Hope you are all well and have not been affected too much with this horrendous weather.

Take care.

Wilma x x  

Saturday, 8 February 2014


Thank you all for you wonderful comments and advice.  Will download Chrome later and see what happens.  Meantime I will use my IPad.

I was asked to make a 7th Birthday card for Darcie who will be seven years old on her birthday on 14 Feb.  Remit was Tinkerbell or fairies.  I found this image in the internet and decided to use it.  I cut Tinkerbell out using my Silhouette Cameo, it really cuts close to the edge and I overlaid it on the topper with two small springs so she bounces when touched.  I cut a few Tinkerbells just to make sure I got it right and was amazed how accurate the cut was.

8 x 8 card, green card, butterflies and flowers from stash.  Image from internet, name and offset, Tinkerbell flying cut by Silhouette Cameo.  Sprinkled glamour dusk to give the card a magical feel.

I have been kept busy recently with requests for cards and because Mr Mojo has not been playing I have found it difficult to create cards but in the end I made it.

Possibly I will have my PC up and running with Mr Blogger tomorrow and I will be better able to download photos and type my comments.

Take care.



What's with all the requests for wedding cards?

Hi all, finally I have been able to get down to posting a card.  What with the dull weather and not being able to get a decent photo, (memo to self have to make a light box in order to take better photos), Mr Mojo running amok and a few other things getting in the way, I am glad to be able to return to the fold.  I am still experiencing difficulties accessing Blogger on my PC, will have to find time to research an alternative to Internet Explorer as this seems to be where my problems stem from.

Anyway enough of my woes,  recently I have been asked to make a few wedding cards.  I love it when the person requesting the card gives an idea od colour theme, names etc.  This one was a rush request but the remit was black and white with bling.  The couples names and date was supplied so helped a lot.  This is what I produced with only two days notice.

Sorry the picture quality is not the best as I am having to use IPad but you can see my card and box.  I used Spellbinder dies, aster, grand decorative squares, oval die with sentiment typed from PC in silver, glitter, ribbon and pearls from stash.  The white flower on the lid of the box started life as a 
Christmas decoration fro M & S.  I used Tattered Lace dies for other sentiments.

Anne who ordered the card was delighted with it.  I don't associate black for a wedding card but that was what she requested.

Hope you are all bearing up through this spell of horrendous weather.

Take care.

Wilma x x