Class 5 on Sunday morning was another from Elaine, although much less fiddly cutting out. The papers used were really strident in colour and design, something I never would have chosen myself, but I think the end result looks fab! The final class of the weekend was offered up by Sandie. The perfect selection of … Continue reading Weekend Crop ~ Classes Five & Six
Saturday afternoon's class was by Elaine Rolfe and involved distressing, pleating and cutting. Elaine is a very thrifty scrapper and likes to make full use of her paper and cardstock. The card for the pleat is cut from the middle of the backing cardstock ... Sandie Vincent was back with Saturday evening's class and it was a … Continue reading Weekend Crop ~ Classes Three & Four
The first class of the weekend was taught by a lady called Penny on Friday evening (she's on the DT at Crafty Pastimes) and it was all about doilies, sewing machines and pleating. My layout differs from Penny's because I used butterflies (Martha Stewart punch ~ want) and Penny had added striped paper and cross stitch. I have … Continue reading Weekend Crop ~ First Two Classes
* I no longer walk past this sign on a daily basis, but will try to catch enough comments to get us to the end of the year.
I've been away on a 48-hour weekend crop with my BF. I went out to The Shires ... ... to a village where the houses looked like this ... ... more to follow over the coming week.
A whopping number of photos to attempt to get on to a 12x12 layout. Shimelle, as ever, has kept it simple and come up with the ides of a see-through pocket. One photo attached to the front of the layout, the other eight on two cards, four photos on each card and placed in the … Continue reading 4×6 Photo Love: Nine
"I'm so happy I had French today!" Said to Mummy at collection time, Tuesday, 4 October 2011
Autumn, when it arrives, is my favourite season. I have great memories from school days and at my mum's church of Harvest Festival and singing soul-stirring hymns, of which We Plough the Fields & Scatter was my all time favourite.Friday is Harvest Festival at DS's school; our first one as pupil and parent. (Last year, the primary school … Continue reading We Plough The Fields
Week 26? That means I'm at the half way point. Six months in. Half a year gone by.The week where a friend came round in school time with her toddler for a cuppa, the week I learned that DS's teacher has a sense of humour and that the school bags look very cute when hanging up, … Continue reading Project Life: Week 26