Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I love the smell of turpentine in the morning

well that is a lie. Blearugh. the smell of paint and turps is permeating the whole house. I am trying not to whinge as himself is doing a grand job with Carys' room. But ick!

I had a fabby day yesterday with some crafty playmates. I picked up Anita and drove to Sue's and together we drove on to Kathy's house in Letchworth. What a lovely place! And her house is beautiful too. Even the bathroom. Though I would lose the enormous mirror opposite the toilet...
Her poor hubby was home unwell and everywhere he tried to escape - we would appear. It is their anniversary today so - HUGE CONGRATS MR AND MRS B!
This is Sue, Anita, me and Kathy. Anita is moving to Glasgow on Friday and I pray that everything will go well for her and the family.

By the time I got home it was quite late so we sat down to tea. I wanted to do some crafting at home but I had made the mistake of having a little drinkie poo with my meal and was obviously quite tired so got a little tiddly pom. SO irritating! I practiced the harp and decided it would be best if I caught up with the Daring Cardmakers posted card links. It took me an hour! And I had already done some before. Woo-ee this thing is geting big! If I missed you out - I am sorry. And if what I said made no sense - now you know why and I am sorry too! (It doesn't usually affect me like that - honest!)

Talking of sorry...
Here is my midweek extra for the week...
Tuesday is "Little Extra" day and this week it's a theme challenge for you and a chance to make sure you're got the right card ready to send when needed
We want you to say "Sorry"!
So, we're looking for things like Belated Birthday cards, "Sorry to hear you're unwell", Sympathy/Condolence cards, "Sorry you're leaving" or maybe Sorry, but we can't come to your wedding/party/etc
We all this sort of card every now and then, so here's a chance to be able to Say Sorry in Style

It is all this months Self Addressed kit plus some rubons. the letters of sorry are mounted on foam pads. I had all sorts of complex ideas but went for simple again (as I had about 15 minutes this morning!) However I like this style and I shall use it again!

I am all nervous and excited as something new is coming. Something to give a new flavour to my crafting. All will be revealed on Thursday!

15 comments:

Andrea said...

Great card, like the way you have used the strips of paper

Hazel said...

What a lovely photo of you and the other girls. Please give my love to Anita and wish her well as she moves to Glasgow.

Paula W said...

great card....simple but stunning!

mum on the run said...

Love the card, the simple design is very striking!

Fab photie too :)

Jane said...

great photo Lythan and beautiful card !! so lovely. Give my love to Anita wont you ! wish her well from me.

Maisymary's Findings said...

Wow how near is Kathy to you Lythan - either it's rather near or a few hrs away I cant quite figure lol ! yes I didnt realise it was Kathy in the pic too until I saw the same piccie on her blog ! lol silly me !

BTW you've been tagged to send/give a card out ! I'm sure your card will unfailingly brighten up someone's day ! love your work !

ttfn, Pearl

Anice said...

I have really enjoyed looking at your cards and reading your Blog. Thanks for keeping me busy for 10 mins! I love your card style, fab!

Rein said...

Beautiful work, love it!

Kathy said...

It was just brilliant to see you all again - and good timing to get to see Anita before she leaves for Scotland - I'm hoping she'll be a better blogger again once she gets settled....
I'm sorry you got home late - we shouldn't have gone through allllll my paper, maybe?

Great card - that's such a fab design - so versatile - and it doesn't use tooooo much precious paper.

Had a word with D about maybe adding your new gadget to my birthday wish list, but all he said was "it's a bit expensive, isn't it?"
What he really means, I suspect is "you've got enough stuff already"

Paula said...

Fab little card, glad you had such a great time with Ms Kathy!

Kim said...

Amazing card Lythan!! Love it!

Natty said...

It was a great paper selection this month wasn't it - fab card Lythan!! Love the simple yet clean style - perfect!

Flossie's Follies said...

Looks like a fun group, great card, saw it on the Daring Cardmakers site.

Carrie said...

Great card - love the papers

chelemom said...

What a great card! love the layout with those strips!