We have new neighbours. Our friends Nicki and Terry moved out last Friday and took their doggies with them. But they haven't gone too far away - still in Stoneleigh. In their place we have another couple who appear to be very friendly. I am sure they will fit in very quickly. I have made this card to welcome them to our road.
The stamp is from Hobby Art. At Kim's class last week, we used a watercolour technique and I used it on this stamped image. I used a distress ink and then, with a water brush, just moved some of the colour about to take away the harsh lines. An embossing folder, ribbon, gems and a punch later - and we have our new home card.
I nearly blotted my copy book this morning. My husband woke up early and asked me what time my alarm was to go off. I said, '6.15'. He said, 'Well I don't think it's gone off'. I looked at the clock and it was 06.36. If I'm perfectly honest, a word not normally associated with ladies, left my mouth. (Note to self - 10p in the swear box!) I was up and out 12 minutes later and yes, I had make up on. Now for me to leave the home without caffeine is unheard of but the adrenalin was pumping and I got a coffee as soon as I got to the school. I arrived at my pick up point dead on time and only you, dear reader, my husband and I are any the wiser!
I went to a Jamie Oliver party last night at my friend Dawn's house. I am so glad I made the effort straight after work because she had had many cancellations poor thing. That's why I don't have these party plan evenings. I have ordered a baking tray for mini Yorkshire puddings. I made Dawn promise to come and make some for me. And me a Yorkshire Lass. I should be ashamed - but sadly I'm not.
I am a dog lover and a crafter and took early retirement after a thirty year career. I now work part time driving school children to and from a school in Surrey. I have been married to my husband Mike for twenty years and we currently live near Epsom in Surrey. I pass my days walking dogs in a voluntary capacity for The Cinnamon Trust, making greeting cards, meeting friends and socialising.