Sunday, 22 May 2011

Two Reasons To Celebrate: My First Blog Award! and My Dad and Step-Mums Anniversary

Hi all, just to warn you that todays post is going to be a long one!! I have two reasons to celebrate today! Firstly i have been awarded my very first blog award by the lovely Stephanie-Emma (The author of the fabulous craft blog: Crafty Boots.) Here it is:

Conditions of receiving this award are, that i have to mention the person who gave me the award (Stephanie-Emma), tell you 7 things about myself and then i get the privilege of passing on the award to up to 7 other bloggers!! So here you go things about me:
  1. I'm married to my lovely hubby and we will be celebrating our first wedding anniversary on July 17th.
  2. Unfortunately i'm not going to be in the country on July 17th - i'll be in Tanzania - I'm going there for the whole of July (Don't worry i'm already busy crafting and loading up scheduled posts to keep you going whilst i'm away!)
  3. I currently don't have a craft room, so have completely taken over our dining room table on a permanent basis!
  4. I have always been crafty, but have been serious about it for the last five or so years.
  5. I became a Stampin' Up! demonstrator in February and love sharing their products with others!
  6. Unfortunately crafting is not my full-time job (although i would love it to be) i'm actually a college lecturer!
  7. I have two lovely cats - Dewey and Crazy!
Here's the seven people i would like to pass on the award to:
  1. Julie H -
  2. Diane -
  3. Cate -
  4. Katie -
Secondly, today is my Dad and Step-Mum's wedding anniversary!! 7 years today!! They are actually on holiday in Malta to celebrate (lucky them!). They have taken my nan with them, so i popped their wedding anniversary card in her luggage so she can give it to them today!! Here's the card i made for them, i hope they like it:

The cardbase is 'Rose Red' (I think this colour is quickly becoming my most favourite colour!) and i have run the card through the 'Big Shot' using the 'Elegant Bouquet Embossing Folder', the flowers of which have been embellished with some 'Basic Rhinestones'. I created a flower out of some strips of 'Rose Red' and 'Pretty in Pink' cardstock edged with the 'Eyelet Border Punch'. I then ran it through the 'Crimper' and then turned it into a flower, placing a subtles 'Designer Button' in the centre! The sentiment is from the Level 2 hostess kit 'Something to Celebrate' set.

 I really hope they like the card and have a lovely day!! Happy Anniversary - Love youxxx


  1. You are one busy lady! Love your craftwork and have become a follower. Thanks for visiting my blog. Have a good week. Lynn x

  2. Just as I was beginning to feel left out, I found the birthday card you made me in my PH! ;) Thanks very much, it's lovely! :D


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