Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Some last year Makes...

In no in any particular order, (as will be posting them when I find the photos I took lol)

A wedding card for Gina's son...

This was made for my son-in-laws, sister for her baby shower...

A man birthday card...

and a wedding card for a couple of my daughter friends, whom I've know for years...

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Been Painting :)

Well back in May, saw Sam and Matt's extension finally finished being built, but while waiting for the floor to dry so the flooring could be laid, I started sealing the new plaster and then painting the walls... so a different type of crafting, lol

So the back of the house looked like this...

and now it looks like this :) the toilet window on the far right is where it was but is new...

Saturday, 8 February 2014

January makes

I've had a good start to the year with makes

As I'm aiming to get back into scrap booking this year, I'm trying to get all my cards done and dusted as soon as possible. So a little bit of cheating going on by making a few of each card, (as I remember all my aunts, uncles, cousins and their children). But I do enjoyed making them and of course there will be special ones at some point throughout the year.

So can you can guess who the first 2 were made for ;)

I used the last of the blue card that was left over from the christening invites to made some thank you ones. I fell in love with this banner die, so just had to use it for something.

William has his cousin's first birthday to go to at the end of the month, this will be his 2nd party since being born, lol

So with the 42 Christening invites and brown cardi, I feel a good start to the year, OK again all pretty simple, but that's me,

Monday, 3 February 2014

Few more makes

But not card or scrapping, sorry :(

As you know I became a nannie last year and thought it was about time I dug out my knitting needles and knit a couple of cardi's. As we didn't know what 'pudding' would be, (named as it was due at Christmas), I knitted a blue and pick one, so that 'pudding' would have something in the right colour to come home in, (I also brought a pink and blue pack of hats ready as knew it would be cold in December).

I actually started soon after I found out my daughter was pregnant in the April and finished them at the beginning of November, in fact, I was lucky as I only just finished them before William was born. I had a few friends taking the mickey out of me, well, I didn't say I was a fast knitter, in fact I spent more time unpicking, than actual knitting, lol.

OK with William being 5 weeks early and having to stay in hospital for 5 days (luckily in a private room with my daughter) we had time to buy blue items, but Sam and Matt surprised me by bringing him home in the one I made :) and one of the hats I brought.

Then at Christmas I thought I would start another cardi, this time in a bigger size, as not knowing how long it would take me, but surprise, surprise, I actually got in done and dusted in a few weeks lol.

And here is the 'porker' in it (weighed in at 10lb 8oz the other week), OK it's a little too big, but the way he is going, he will be into it very soon, lol.