60th birthday card

Sixty Years Young

I am thankful we are spared the usual Monday routine today, as the dark wet morning would be a spectacularly miserable start to the week. Although saying that, my husband has already done his pretend phone-call to Switzerland for me this morning, citing a persistent sore throat and my hormonal challenges (day 19 today =…

Table decorations

My Christmas Reflection

I always feel a slight sense of relief once Boxing Day is behind us. The pressure of the pre-Christmas build-up released, like air from a fully blown balloon, let go, propelling itself along before running out of steam and slumping withered onto the nearest landing place. The need to create an amazing Christmas with bright…

Christmas baubles

Batch 2 & 3 – Embossed Bublé, sorry, Baubles

Last morning of nursery with an early pick-up today so just having some final quiet moments before the chaos ensues. The soundtrack to my card therapy over the last couple of weeks has been Michael Bublé‘s Christmas cd: His voice is like a mouthful of Cadbury’s Dairy Milk, if you know what I mean. It’s…

Reindeer card

Batch 1 – Embossed Reindeer

We’re approaching the final furlong in the race towards the big day and the excitement is building here. This year our youngest is in on the act and knows Father Christmas brings presents so it’s double trouble with our two! I’m already wondering how much sleep I can expect on Christmas Eve. If I don’t…

Annie with Wreath Card

Annie’s Christmas Wreath

Thank Crunchie it’s Friday! A quick post this afternoon just to share a card I managed to put together after the boys went to bed last night. I have used the sketch provided at Polkadoodles and Studio 12 to enter their challenge for week 48. I just had to omit the three circles at the bottom…