New craft addiction? #GBSB

Quick post tonight, now I’ve managed to drag myself away from the tv following tonight’s The Great British Sewing Bee (#GBSB). I didn’t watch the first series but thought I’d give the second series a go when it started last week. Wow, what a fabulous show! The contestants are all great characters, the sewing techniques are fascinating, and the haberdashery section – well, you could lose hours in there swooning over fabrics. Now I’m hooked and can’t wait for next week. But don’t take my word for it!

Last Saturday was the anniversary of the very first date that my husband and I went on – the first time we met. I’ve mentioned the high excitement of that night before – Sealed with an Email, so I’ll spare the web space this time! We managed to escape for a very lovely, very rare, can-count-on-one-hand-how-many-times-we’ve-been-out-since-the-kids-were-born date – dinner and the pictures (Thank you Mrs C!). We ate at Sasso – gorgeous food and service, and watched The Invisible Woman, which I really enjoyed. Well worth a watch for period drama and/or Charles Dickens lovers.

Enough of the recommendations, here is the anniversary card I made for my husband:

Anniversary card

The stunning purple cord card is from The Paper Mill and this is my first use of it, I shall be using it again very soon, as it is gorgeous! The heart was made with a Stephanie Weightman Die Flourish Heart. Although it may look like it probably took me five minutes to make, it didn’t! I struggled majorly with this die in my Grand Calibur, it took about 8 passes and then 20 minutes with a pokey tool and finally a toothbrush!!! Say no more. Looks lovely though. I have kept all the negative bits too, the hearts, flowers and butterflies, I’m sure I’ll use them at some point!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

SimonSaysStamp.com Wednesday Challenge – Wedding or Anniversary

Sister Act Card Challenge #45 – Anything Goes

A Creative Romance – ‘Let’s Get Sentimental’

Emma x

2 thoughts on “New craft addiction? #GBSB

  1. That die is a great one, with all the little bits that you can use again! Love your anniversary card, thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

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