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Sunday 7 February 2016

Oops!! A Forgotten One!!

Hi, Just found this still as draft!!
It was my Daughter's card at the end of November last year!!

The image is a Stamping Bella stamp I bought at The Craft Barn.

Stamped onto Langton Water Colour Paper Heavy card actually!!) and 
coloured with Distress Inks.

Very CAS as I didn't have access to many craft items at that time. Most
of it was packed in boxes!

We actually finished unpacking the house items yesterday.
The garage will have to wait until the weather is not so cold.

We are now just waiting for things we have ordered to be delivered.
Like 2 new sofas, a wardrobe, a metal headboard for our bed
 and made to measure venetian blinds.

The beds for the spare room came Friday evening. I say beds but 
they are one single bed with another underneath it.We only ordered
them the previous Friday! The sofas were ordered before Christmas!

At least we seem to be white dust free! It has been a job getting rid of it.
I think it was at it's worse when the hall ceiling and walls were sanded.
Every room, even with the doors shut, were covered in a white film.

I even put up my dollhouse up on Thursday. It took 2 days
to get everything into it. I forgot just how much was in it.
Especially the kitchen! All the Fimo fruit and veg I had made!!

We have put a few pictures on the walls which makes it more like home.

Now the bedlam is over, it was well worth 
doing the whole place in one go. Three weeks was long enough.

Thank you for your support during this time.
I couldn't have done it without you!

Have a lovely week,
Biggest hugs to you all,



Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a gorgeous card, love Stamping Bella. So glad you are getting sorted x

Sarah said...

What a lovely card for your lucky daughter!! Pleased to hear you are getting your new home straightened out!! xx

Chrissy said...

Glad you are all sorted Carol..since 1995 I moved 11 times, but settled where I am now for the last 8 years..thank goodness, and know exactly how it all is..fabulous card for your daughter..excellent distress ink colouring..


Diane said...

What a gorgeous colored image and adorable design.

Hugs Diane

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful designed card, lovely colour combo as well...xx {aNNie}

julie_woolston said...

What a gorgeous card Carol lovely image and design.
I know what you went through hun we are doing the same, I hate all the dust everywhere.
It will be worth it in the end.
Hugs Julie xxx

Carole said...

Lovely the image and so well coloured. Glad you are more settled but you sound well organised!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A beautiful card for your daughter, I haven't done much distress ink colouring but hope to change that soon. I have a few supplies and need to watch some tutorials for hints and tips and then I'm away.
Glad you have come to the end of your decoration/improvement to your new home, now you can relax and settle to making it homely.

Elise said...

Oh my goodness, what a STUNNING card for your daughter .. and how relaxing with all those pink bubbles in there too .. hehe!!! Bet your daughter absolutely LOVED it!!!

I'm so glad to hear that things have settled down quite a bit and pretty much everything has been unpacked. :) Now you can both enjoy your home! Yayyyyy!

Big hugs to you dear!

downrightcrafty said...

beautiful card and love the image
hugs Kate xx

Judith said...

Hi Carol - I'm playing catch up with my comments this week! - i love this stamping bella image so cute and girly, I think they always look good CAS style. Glad to hear you're settling down - bit by bit! hugs Judith xx

Sue - said...

Gorgeous card Carol. Definitely a good idea to have all the work done at once instead of spreading it out.

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol, lovely card! So pleased to hear things are working out well and you are starting to get settled in your new home.
Hugs Lynsey xx