Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Feeling funky

Well not really in that I am in the middle of my essay writing week. Not actually begun the writing yet but the planning is well on the way. I have tidied away almost all my craft stuff as I wouldn't be able to get a word done at my normal desk. What the kids will do when they realise I have commandeered the laptop I don't know... but the bright white space of the conservatory is just what I need. It also means I can keep an eye on the chooks. Mr Fox arrived at 5:30 last night. Fortunately the girls were already in their run but it gave me quite a turn. Don't foxes know that they are only allowed out when it is dusk?

The reason I am feeling a tad funky is that Anice's new CD rom Funky Word books was launched on Ideal World yesterday. And it sold right out! Sadly, you can't order it direct from Anice until 11th May so I'll remind you about it then. But just to whet your appetite...
The "U" was actually on stripy paper so I cut it out and added it to spot paper. Aren't these colours lovely? Every set of papers for the word book is completely different
the little letters are part of the set.
and you also get full page matching papers to use for your layers too. This is the "Spotted you" collection
And this uses the "Midnight flowers" collection, a fiskars punch and a QK die. It is an A5card (gasp!) In order to be seen well on screen we have to make big cards but I am pleased with how this one turned out. The stitching is faux, naturally. The sentiment is hand written. One day I will perfect that style!

Right, essay plan awaits. Grrrr

8 comments:

CLARE said...

Fab book - you are right, the colours are lovely

Jozza said...

Oh Lythan....that hearts card is so fab! I had no idea that was faux stitching either. Thought you'd had the sewing machine out!

Love your word book too :o) xxx

Allison said...

fabulous Lythan
AllisonX

Carol said...

Love the book!...we used to have a lurcher, they are as mad as a box of frogs but very loving.......the card is gorgeous and your handwriting is AMAZING!!

Hugs
Carol x

Kath said...

gorgeous book Lythan and darling doggy.....loving the simplicity of the card....and hey I too thought you had the old sewing maching out and how I wish my handwriting was as good as that...Big Hugs Kath xxxxx

Kathy said...

Oh Lythan, these projects look fabulous. Those colours are great togethers. Lovely book - I really must have a go at a word book thingie one day... Love that card, all the hearts and the doodling look perfect

Anice said...

Lythan as ever your samples were fantastic. Oh how I wish I could free hand write like you can. By the way everyone, the cards are even better in real life than in the pictures..I know I have them stashed away in my sample box now!!
Anice xx

Tip Top said...

Lovely lovely stuff!! Freehand stitching?! Wow!