Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Fracture Clinic

I had Chris back at hospital this morning, he did manage to get a couple of hours sleep thankfully. The shock of yesterday is taking its toll, I think in my younger days I would have brushed things like this off but these days it has me rattled for a few days.

Apparently Chris has given himself a good battering and managed to severely damage muscle and ligaments in his shoulder so that along with his ribs should keep him out of mischief, the doctor advised it would take a few months for his shoulder to mend.

So for now we will keep his pain meds topped up to try to keep him confortable.

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Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Oh My–Hospital

What a morning, I was awoke with a whisper of a voice trying to get me to wake up, Chris had been out on his bike early doors and had an accident, he was struggling to breath and shaking uncontrollably, Chris doesn't do medicine in any form and wont go to the doctors if he is ill so I instantly knew he was in trouble as he asked to go to hospital.

I’ve just got home and the poor love has been through the mill, he has a problem with his shoulder as there is a large gap between the shoulder ball and the socket so he is sporting a sling and we need to go back to the fracture clinic tomorrow morning. It is likely he has cracked ribs because of the breathing issues and the tenderness but the lung capacity seams fine, he is very grazed and drugged with painkillers. I so relieved he got away with no major injuries.

So I wont be on Create and Craft today or tomorrow as they have kindly got the shows covered for me. However I will be back Thursday with a One Day Wonder.

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Sunday, 27 April 2014

Whoop Whoop, Another Busy Week Ahead

Firstly a couple of cards which I forgot to post from Thursdays Basal Premium Card shows at Create and Craft. I also have some scrapbook layouts to show and as soon as I get a minute to photograph them I will.


ice-cream cone

I got the template from the Silhouette site it was made by Jamie Moore Cripps

I then did a lollipop just for fun.


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My next shows at Create and Craft have me super excited, Hot Off the Press and Simple Stories

Tuesday - Simple Stories 6pm HOTP 7pm

Wednesday – Simple Stories 8am HOTP 5pm and Basal Premium Card at 7pm

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

One Day Wonder Create and Craft Times

Tomorrow starts the day of a One Day Wonder at Create and Craft not only that but.... an amazing deal to go with it, if you love your card stock like I do you won't want to miss out on this.

Show times 8am, 11am, 2pm, 5pm and 7pm

Also your last chance to get your hands on the Spellbinders Pick Of The Week at 12pm midday.

These were the cards from the last show




Monday, 21 April 2014

Ribbon Bow Tutorials

So many of you ask where the ribbon tutorial was on my blog after yesterday's show with Martyn that I thought I should relist it on my blog for you all.

This is the double bow tutorial

And this one for the single ribbon bow.





Sunday, 20 April 2014

Cards from Spellbinder Shows

I thought I would try to catch up with adding some cards from the Spellbinder pick of the week shows.

It has been really busy and you are all loving these dies.






These dies are selling out fast as they are an amazing deal you get 2 Free yes Free in every set that you buy.

All available at Create and Craft and better still, get them on flexi basket and pay in installements.

You can see all of the sets here


Saturday, 19 April 2014

Create and Craft with Spellbinders

I'm here at Create and Craft with the pick of the week, loads of demo's prepped, as it is Easter week the bunny is scooting about.


He was trying to steal my cards but after a tug on his ear he soon stopped.



Thursday, 17 April 2014

Blog Hop of the Month–Borders

Its blog hop time again and your chance to win one of two $5 credits for Mo's Digital Pencil don't forget your comments on our DT's blogs along the way...our host this month is ME… I have chosen Borders as the theme.

I’m the start of the blog hop so you are in the right place to follow the hop through all of the amazing creations.

This is Solemn Sailor from Mo’s Digital Pencil 

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Borders made by tearing the patterned paper and also a pretty ribbon border too.

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Next up is Gretha and she will have something pretty amazing to show you.

Dont forget to leave comments on the blogs you visit for a chance of a $5 store credit

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Monday, 14 April 2014

Create and Craft Previews and Shows–Premium Card Stock

I have been working away like a busy bee preparing shows for Create and Craft. I have some fabulous shows lined up with a range of Premium Card stock, some gorgeous colours and textures.

Showing a couple of projects today for you.

From the Blush range.

Flower Blush card


Feathers blush card

From the Bright range

scrapbook layout dainty dots

Create and Craft show times

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Thursday 24th April.






Freesat 813 -  Virgin 748 - Freeview 36 - Sky 671

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Saturday, 12 April 2014

The Craft Helper

As I have told you before I have a man in a million, he offered to help me with my prep work for the Pick of the Week on Create and Craft next week.

You know the saying Boys and their Toys? well here is a prime example of it. Please note, do not try this at home. No Grand Calibur was hurt in the making of this video.


you have to love this man.

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Friday, 11 April 2014

New Release Images Jak Heath Designs

I’m so excited to show you my new release digital stamps.

I’ve made up some cards and some of my friends have too.

This is City Nell this is a pre-coloured image which also comes with the Digital line drawn stamp for you to colour, fabulous for quick cards but would she look fabulous in Christmas colours too?

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All of the card and ribbon is from Create and Craft I will be showcasing this on TV real soon.

Next up is Lauren again the coloured version of the stamps


I teamed her up with the Create and Craft card stock and the Tattered Lace Lavish Blooms Poppy and Leaves dies.

Next up is Football Micky I tried to keep this clean and simple again using the coloured version


All of the new relies Digital images can be found on Jak Heath Designs



Now all of the girls have been busy too.

Tammy, Joyce, Gaynor, Dawn and Nicole

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Monday, 7 April 2014

Go Hop

Now although I have left Just Inklined I still need to give them a shout out, they have a Blog Hop today so go and hop over and give them some love.

This month's theme is "Spring Card" hosted by Tammy.

To start the journey, hop over to here.





And lastly the newest member of their design team


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Sunday, 6 April 2014

So Pretty at Night

Chris and I headed out for a little stroll along the sea front tonight, it was a lovely night and we needed some fresh air.  I love the night walks, it hides all the imperfections of the daytime view.

The Port of Seaham

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look over to the Marina

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Even Church street has a beauty on an evening.

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And then along to the strip.

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Now Flats but this was once our Police Station.

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Photographs aren’t the best as they were took from my phone but I guess you can see what I love about the evening walks.

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