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Thursday, 16 August 2012

Just what WAS I thinking??

Evening all.  Now, before we start on this, let me get the excuses out of the way first:

1.  It's too hot
2.  I'm very tired
3.  Had a really busy work week
4.  It's too hot
5.  My arthritis has gone Code Red
6.  My brain is fried
7.  I need chocolate
8.  I've not been sleeping well
9.  It's too hot

Any of those reasons could be the explanation for what I made tonight - honestly, even I was surprised.  But, I am prepared to share the bad as well as the good, so sit back and have a good snigger.  There's even no need for you to be kind, I know it's not good.



Ingredients for this nightmare are:
Stamped Image - LOTV
Sentiment - LOTV
Medium - Distress Inks
Papers - Crafts Too
Extras - Memory Box Snowflake Corner, Flower and Ribbon from stash

I've got a day off work tomorrow.  I intend to sleep in, have a gentle morning and then do some crafting, hopefully with better results.  I'll let you come back about 9.00am though as it will be Winter Wonderland time and it's my DT week!

Hugs. Sxx

19 comments:

Nonni said...

You are so funny, I was laughing out loud when reading your list of excuses, too funny!! Anyway, I honestly like the combination of dots and stripes and also the corner embellishments look great. So the card is no way a nightmare! It's cute!

thecraftycavalier said...

I like purple and green. And I can't see what you're talking about - I LOVE that flower too. Seriously woman, that list of excuses is longer than mine. Have I mentioned your whack job status lately? I'm sorry your arthritis is code red - I'm sure some digestives will help!!!!! Seriously hun, I love this card. I like to see you use more embellies, makes me feel at home. Enjoy your day off work! Super big hugs, Chubby Fairy x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Visiting you does make me smile. I have to say I love purple but not with green. The layout and image are gorgeous though. Good to see some gorgeous embellies, that flower is beautiful and love the dies.

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the image....fab colours,xxx

cebelica said...

Hmmmm, clearly we don't agree on this card. And no, I'm not just being polite, I really thing it's nice. :) I like the cute image and the sentiment on this card. And the stripes and dots too. It IS a beautiful card! Hugs! xx

sue - bearhouse said...

Well, I think it's fabulous too. You probably know by now that I love LOTV images so any card with them is gorgeous in my eyes and you have coloured this cutie so beautifully. That snowflake corner die is wonderful - oh dear something else to add to wish list!
Hugs Sue

Lorraine said...

You have such a way ''with words''!!
Love your list of excuses, might have to borrow a few of them!! I like the purple and green colour combo and the image is gorgeous, love her green tights!
Enjoy your day off tomorrow.
Lorraine x

Samantha said...

BIRD I LOVE IT! and Its NOT pink! so its a winner in my book!! LOVE it! just perfect! hugs me xx

Lizzy said...

LOL..are you mad woman :) this is gorgeous ..love the fab colour combo and great layout

xx Hugs Lizzy xx :)

Tanya said...

Squirrel you are so funny! I love reading your posts, you know how to make me giggle! I think this card is so sweet! Your colour combo is lovely :)

Tags xx

Chrissy said...

we are our worst critics Squirrel. and either I need spec savers or you do, as this is really pretty. I love the spots and stripes, very sweet image, love the corner dies and love purple and green..put it all together and you get a really lovely card...now go find some shade and lie down....

Luv CHRISSYxx

Claire said...

LOL hun, I think we all need to sit you down and give you a good talking too!! We are all hard critics of our own work and your card is just brilliant - I love the image, gorgeous colours which work fab together and a great layout too - I think your brain was probably fried and you were tired as you obviously were not thinking straight when you wrote your post!! Love it. Hugs, Claire x

Brodders said...

Oooh such a lovely colour combination :) Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly and good luck - Jane x

coops said...

nope i`m not seeing what you`re seeing hun.this is gorgeous, one of my fav colour combo`s and stunning sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Becky said...

It's lovely, I've only had one coffee and had to reread what you put, why are you apologising for it? I love the colour combo-I'm not brave to try new colours, but love this Hun
Hugs, Becky x

Faith A said...

This card is FABULOUS, don't isagree, it is! I love the colours and the dies and the image coloured in your special and fab style.

Daisychain said...

Thank you for joining us for this week’s ‘Oh So Girlie’ challenge at Lili’s Little Fairies with such a gorgeous card. Hope to see you again next week. Hugs Christine x

Pauline C said...

You're so funny Squirrel - its really cute and funky though must admit I did need shades ;-) but then again I always go for very soppy girly whirly pastels so I have absolutely no bravery when it comes to funky colour combos lol !! :-)
Love the cute image by the way
Hugs
pauline x

Zippy said...

I love this card hun! The colours and papers go so well together and the image is adorable xxx

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