Wednesday, 22 December 2010

2 Christmas cards

Well hello bloggers!  Are you all shivering in this snowy climate?  It would be perfect weather for crafting if there wasn't stuff to do for Christmas still.  Nevermind, because give it a few months and we'll be saying that it's too hot for us, he he. 

I have a couple of cards to show, but first off, this is the award that the lovely Kevin of McCraftys Cards has passed on to me, and I'm honoured to have it.  There are some rules that come with it: I have to tell 8 things about myself and then pass the award on to 4 other blog friends (just 4?!) 

So my 8 facts are:
1. I would love to move to Wales and live in a cottage and be happy ever after.
2. My secret useless superpower is mirror-writing (apparently Leonardo Da Vinci also had the power!).
3. I am scared of dogs.
4. Before I became ill, I was hoping to join the Samaritans.
5. My favourite comedian is Ricky Gervais, everything he does makes me laugh.
6. I make a mean banana loaf.
7. My proudest moment was getting to the peak of Bow Fell in the Lake District about 6 or 7 years ago, but oh it hurt afterwards.
8. I am going on a diet after Christmas (honest!).

I don't know how to choose just 4 blogs to pass this award on to, because I'd love to give this award to all the blogs that I follow, as they are all great sites.   After a think, I've decided on:

Renkata of Scrap and Stamp With Friends
Valerie of Bastelmania
Janette of Little-Boscraftyplace
Chrissy of Chrissyxx

I have to go and tell them all now, but before I do, here are a couple of cards made before I cleared away my craft stuff for the festive period.  Tilda's coat wasn't meant to be bright red, it started off as a nice shade of pink to pick up some of the colours in the backing paper, but I blended so badly that I had to keep going over it in darker and darker shades, till eventually it ended up as it does.  Not to worry though, her red coat looks very cosy:

Hope you like them.

Happy crafting!

Carole x


Valerie-Jael said...

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOH! Thanks a lot Carole, how nice! I will put the award proudly on my blog tomorrow, but must I really tell 8 things...........hmmm, I'll start thinking!! Love your red Tilda, yours are really the only Tildas I like! Have a lovely Xmas and I want to try that banana loaf!

Janette said...

Hi Carole, Thankyou so much for this, will try and get it on my blog asap.......LOVE your cards, so gorgeous.....wishing you a very happy Christmas hun, hope it's a good one.xxxx

Renkata said...

Ohhhhh dear Carol I am touch, thanks a lot dear.
Not dear the correct word is i love them, they are so precious and I can see that you love this Tilda.
Gorgeous cards.

Jami said...

love both your Tildas! And it was fun reading your facts and getting to know you a bit more. (I'm going on a diet after the New Year!) :)

chrissy xx said...

Just getting to grips with my e-mails and blog again. Thank you soooo much for my award lol.
I have uploaded it.

chrissy xx said...

Both Fabulous card Carole. LOve the colouring on them both!