Saturday, 15 May 2010

Been AWOL, so a quick catch up!!!! Plus, distressed card for Crafty Cardmakers


I cannot believe it's been over a week since I last blogged, very very naughty!!

There have been a number of reasons, one being that Ian and I caught an awful bug a couple of weeks ago, which we didn't manage to shake off before the Port Sunlight show as we'd hoped.  So ended up getting a lot worse.  I've can't remember ever having a bug like it and really couldn't summon any energy for anything.

I should have posted the card above last week, it was for the Crafty Cardmakers current blog challenge, the theme being distressed, for which I was the guest designer.  It seems to have been a popular challenge.  If you wish to join in you still have a little time.

I used the nesties label 8, some of the background paper is from one of the new Tim Holtz paper stacks that I distressed with Pumice Stone and Stormy Sky distress inks.  I used Tracey's keys design from the Artistic Elements sheet.  I had a plan to use this along with a brass key which typically I couldn't find by the deadline.  I have now added it so may change the photo.  I did find the mini keys by 7 gypsies that I attached with a curly clip, aren't they cute!



The Port Sunlight show was yet again another brilliant show, very busy, too busy to take photos I'm afraid, I totally forgot after intending to take some.  Vix did a brilliant job with her demos, we're hoping she'll do the same at the October show.

Will catch up with more tomorrow.

Jill

6 comments:

  1. Looks very nice ! Glad you have both recovered too ! Wrlcome back to blogland !

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  2. So glad to see you posting again Jill it sounds really nasty this bug x Hope you and Ian feel better soon and hope to see you on Wednesday x Janet

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  3. Lovely card. I love the stamp you used. Hope you feel better soon.

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  4. Hi Jill
    Sorry to hear you've been so poorly,but glad you're feeling more like it now. Must be something in the air, we've been a poorly household too this week.
    Love this Key card, the key charms compliment it brilliantly and the colours are gorgeous.
    Hugs
    Lisax

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  5. Awesome card! I hope you and Ian are both feeling better, Ron and I were both down with an upper respiratory infection, and mine also moved into my upper airways, and TADA!! Bronchitis!
    so we were wipped out, and coughing up lungs. :(

    On the mend now, thanks to antibiotics, and good cough syrup (expectorant)
    Susan

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