Netty's fab freebie sentiments has been backed onto a Nestie die cut. Flowers and little leaves from Wild Orchid Crafts, ribbon from my stash.
Funky Kits and produced this card using the gorgeous Rich Razzleberry card stock and ribbon and a background paper from First Edition 'Desert Blooms' pad. I've had to lighten the photo up quite a lot as I took this yesterday morning at 7.15am. The gold sentiment from Craftwork Cards.
- Jennie - The Crafty Wife
- Boz Towers, Essex, United Kingdom
- I'm a Red Hat Society member with a love of crafting of all sorts. A very proud mum to four fabulous children and Nan to six gorgeous grandchildren. I started work as a milliner and now have an abiding love of scrapbooking and card making.
The lovely people that drop by ~ thank you.
Thursday, 19 May 2011
Sunday, 15 May 2011
Blooming hard work!!
It's an age since I last blogged, life and family have taken up most of my time just lately. This is the last of the birthday cards for April. I must try and find another theme for this month but these sweet images are so easy to use.
During April my boss at work asked me to go to a local wholesale flower nursery and buy plants to fill the display gardens (11 beds in all) as we are have important visitors in June, no pressure then!! I had a look back at the previous plans and they had taken over 3,000 plants. (Groan! said my back) Pen and paper in hand I duly bought the first lot of bedding plants and with some brilliant help they are all in place. I've had to go back and get a lot more and I'm off back to work tomorrow (Monday) to get cracking on the rest. Here's a couple of photos of the garden a couple of weeks ago. I'm praying for some decent rain to bring them on. We've been lucky as the rabbits/hares have only nibbled the lobelia, it will be war if they touch the fuchsias. If the planting works, well then, brilliant! If it doesn't, well then, quite obviously, I didn't have a clue!! I'll post more pictures as we get the rest in. My other half fixed me up with a pedometer to measure the distance between where we store the plants away from the rabits and hares and the gardens, I was walking about 5k a day. It has certainly helped the diet!
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