I’m late accessing my blog today what with one thing or another, but got here in the end.
Dennis is blowing away outside, but I don’t think he’s really got started yet. I do know that it has turned very cold and Hubby walked the dog before the rain was due to hit just after 1pm, which surprisingly it didn’t.
Maggie had a good night last night and seems over Thursday’s panic, though we are still treating the wound on her face which is taking a long time to heal.
So, what have I been up to today?
Apart from stabbing and slicing my finger, I’ve been making cards.
It all started after I checked my reserves box for something suitable to say Thank You to the vet for their attention to Maggie last week. Sadly I came up empty, so as we intended to have a quiet day and had no shopping or anything to do (read that as got no money at the moment), I thought I’d get the kit out.
It’s been an odds and sods day, putting together papers and trimmings, mainly butterflies, and you know how much I love butterflies on cards.
This is the ‘Thank You’ I did which shall be sent off tomorrow. As you can see, nothing overly fancy, but I was quite pleased with the result.
My problem is I have a lot of pretty papers, but nothing that goes with them and they don’t even go with each other! In trying to get my decoupage flowers out, they were so flimsy and the perforations so abysmal, I had to use a scalpel blade, and well, it slipped.
No blood on the cards thank goodness, and it was certainly nothing like cutting my finger when we were on the boat, but it was annoying.
The butterflies were a better bet and I had some backing card which didn’t come into play as I’d hoped when I bought the pad five years ago, so this is what I did:
I did do a flowery one adding a blue flower at the top and some silver butterflies.
As usual though, there is always one I am especially pleased with.
Pictures taken with and without the flash.
I have a few spares in my box now, but will be on the lookout for things I can use with my existing bits.