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Sunday 27 October 2013

Snowflake Fairy

Hi to all my blog viewers. Hope you are having a good weekend. Did you remember to change the clocks?!
Here in West Sussex, we are tying everything down, for the high winds that are coming in later today. We have an enormous Oak tree at the bottom of our garden, which would flatten our bungalow if it fell our way! Better the opposite direction, as that is into a field!
So far this weekend, we have had heavy rain and windy all day yesterday and a mix of sunshine and heavy showers this morning. I think the weather stopped people coming to the Arts and Craft Market I did yesterday. It was very quiet compared to last year. I sold a quarter of the amount I did last year. The positive from that is, I don't have too much to make! Poppy clocks and Poppy candles of course!
Here is another Lili Of The Valley Christmas Fairy stamp. She is gorgeous. The backing paper is from Joy Crafts, Winter Paper Bloc. I really love these papers, as they go so well with the Distress Inks I use to colour with.
The metal snowflake at the bottom left, is from a pack of 6 I bought in our 99p shop. I just loved the filigree look.

For the snow I used Americana Writer, an Acrylic dimensional writer, with Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Jewels Diamond Sprinkles, on the top. Stardust Stickles in other areas too.

I have my Grand-daughter tomorrow, as it is half term. I think she is going to laugh at my voice, as I have had a virus, which has given me a very deep voice. It started last Sunday with a tickly cough, which kept me up all night, sitting on the sofa. I have been rough for most of the week, mainly through lack of sleep. Finally I felt a bit better on Thursday. Still have a bit of a cough but only in spasms. So many people have, or have had this virus. My husband got it at work and at one time, most of the people there had it.
I have a few birthday cards to make today, for my Son-in-law, an elderly friend and multiple orders for 3 friends, along with Christmas card orders. Oh and Poppy clock and candles! No housework again today! Never mind. Hee Hee! 
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog and your lovely messages. A special thanks to my new visitors and I would love you to join my other followers.
Big hugs and stay safe, if you are in the high wind area today.
Carol S.xx


Annette said...

Hi Carol, your LOTV card is lovely, yup I'm addicted to those gorgeous stamps. LOL.
I just popped by to see your creations. Thanks so much for your visit and your lovely words on my blog. I hope you have fun making your crackers.

Chrissy said...

So very pretty Carol...fabulous image and colouring and love the fluff around her skirt and sparkly wings...gorgeous.


Elaine said...

Another beautiful card Carol...and in my favourite colours.
Loving all the sparkle can never have too much sparkle!

Hope the weather is kind to you down there, stay safe.
Big hugs
Elaine xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Gorgeous fairy and card, hope your voice gets better soon

Shelly said...

Hi Carol, love your gorgeous card, so many lovely details and pretty sparkle. Hope you're feeling better and enjoyed your day with your granddaughter :-)

shampylou30 said...

Gorgeous card carol love the fairy stamp coloured beautifully. Sorry to hear you have been poorly hope you feel better soon xxxxxx

Unknown said...

Very pretty card Carol, love the metal snow flake, your papers and stamp...all are beautiful. Pleased to have read you are okay, lots of your storm came our way today, extremely hot this morning then suddenly the heavens opened, wind rain, hail....flooding...oh well at least it put the fires out...all happens for a reason...hope you feel better to enjoy your grand

Sandra said...

Hi Carol, Hope you weathered to storm ok. Not too bad here by the seaside.... I thought it would be much worse.
Catching up on your beautiful makes and as always they are stunning. Your stall for the craft fair looks amazing!!!! Thank you so much for all the lovely comments you leave on my blog. I remember the Craft Barn days too.... I never made it to the magazines... only the little supplements. xx

Lynsey said...

This is such a pretty card Carol!
Hugs Lynsey x

Jessica said...

Beautiful - 99p for the snowflakes!!! What a bargain! They look fabulous. Jxxx