The magnolia tree next door is in full bloom. I love that tree. Not only does it lift my heart with its beauty but i don't have to pick up all the pesky blossoms. here is how it looked last year... and it is even more lovely today.
Carys and I are going to stay with my uni friend/her Godmother Anna overnight which we are all looking forward to. Carys was v. busy last night making mothers day cards for her grandmas. I suddenly realised that while admiring the ones I had made that usually we send them from the children too. So Carys had an hour to get them done which was disturbed in the middle by tea. But she worked like a Trojan and did it. Inspiration came from what was on my messy table left over from the Daring Cardmakers Dare this week and together we came up with ideas and she did all the work. sorry the pics are blurred but I was rushing! Managed to get them in the post just in time!
And so onto the dare this week. Set by queasy Kel - feel better soon hun! we had to list craft items and get other members of the family to draw 5 things out of the hat.
- acrylic paint
- glitter glue
- die cuts
- wood mounted stamp
cheating came with the white pen and the square punch.
I found a rubber stamp of a wiggle square and painted it in various colours on some card which i punched out. I painted the card base using a wet wipe - that si why the card looks slightly warped - it is. I used the left over die cuts from Monday which I had not put away, did my standard outlining, added some glitter glue which also went over the lettering. The charm is the butterfly which "accidentally" lost its loopy bit. How sad.
I can't wait to see what you all come up with.
I'll be back with my new of the trip away v. soon. have a good weekend what ever you do and I leave you with a picture that shows up my shallowness. it is entitled "happy" becasue that is how it makes me feel!