Sunday, May 9, 2010

An Award

WOW I am in shock!!!!!!!

I have been lucky enough this week to receive 5 Beautiful Blog Awards from
Karen, Jodene, Kerri, Liz & Lana (have included links below & the funny thing is theses are all blogs I follow on a regular basis as they are all very talented ladies. So what can I say!!!!!! I am honoured that they all believe my blog is worthy of such an award & thanks to all those regular followers who check back regularly even after I haven't updated on a regular basis.

I have to pass this award onto 10 people & share 10 things about me.

10 things about me.
1: I met my husband 17 years ago when he came to install an oven in a unit I was moving into, it was actually my landlady who set us up & we have been married for 12 years.
2: We have 2 children Emily 11 who looks just like me & James 9 who looks just like his dad (even acts like his dad). He (that's James) spent the afternoon on the Bobcat fine tuning his motorbike jumps, he wants to be the next Chad Reid or Bilko.
3: We live on a property on the outskirts of Canberra, we have no animals other then feral foxes, rabbits & kangaroos.
4: I don't drink alcohol & never have only because I don't like the taste.
5: Don't drink tea or coffee my drink of choice is Diet coke or water.
6: Grew up in country NSW with 4 brothers & 1 sister.
7: This year I haven't gone out to work have stayed at home to look after my husbands business that is steadily expanding.
8: I am Aunt 13 times & a Great Aunt 3 times on my side of the family.
9: I spend way to much time surfing blogs.
10: I am the worlds slowest typer this has taken nearly 1/2 hour just to get this far.

Now for my choice of 10 Blogs for the award are.

1: Jodene Tripp
2: Karen Gower
3: Kerri Donksy
4: Liz Burnell-Latham
5: Lana Harvey
6: Susan Joyce
7: Mandy Schiller
8: Petronela Hardy
9: Nikki Stalker
10: Tammy Hanlon

Thanks again ladies

Happy Stamping

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Tote-ally Tess

Hi Everyone,
Sorry I seem to have vanished off the face of the earth I have been extremely busy with my weekly classes & a Fifth Ave workshop I had on the weekend (will have to show you that one later as I have sent it to my secret sister & the reveal is not till our final gift is sent in May).
The 2 cards I have to show are using Tote-ally Tess from our new mini catalogue. I wasn't sure about this set straight away but I am glad now that I purchased it.
The first card, was a Birthday card for the talented Jodene she makes the most amazing cards & I have been lucky enough to receive several, so I had to come up with something that I thought would be up to standard.
NO PRESSURE, I used the same layout as in my previous post for my daughters birthday card (actually I made Jodene's card first), I added the cupcake from the short & sweet stamp set to Tess's hand, paper pieced Tess's cloths & coloured her face & hair with the Stampin' Up Markers.
I hope she liked it!

My second card was a birthday card we made at one of my classes again her cloths are paper pieced & her face & hair are coloured with the Stampin Up markers.

Thats all for now I hope to get back tomorrow with another post.
Happy Stamping