Saturday, 29 January 2011

Quick Post

Just a quick post today, to apologise again and explain that I really haven't desserted you all !!! I am having to spend some time staying with my Mum as she has just had a replacement knee op and as she lives on her own, is in need of help. So am back in my old bedroom at home surrounded in boxes as Mum is such a hoarder, it's like sleeping in cardboard city!!! Just no room for craft stuff, no Sky TV, no mobile phone coverage and no internet, I am now convinced I was brought up in the most remote village in Wiltshire!!! Not really, but that's what it feels like!! I have managed to pop home for a while and thought I would do a quick post whilst I have the chance!!
Anyway folks, that's my update, hope to back with a card soon!
Hugs Jo x

Monday, 17 January 2011

First card of the year

Happy New Year to you all, hope I'm not too late, well it is still January!!! Hopefully this is my return to blogland after a rather long break. I'm really sorry that I have been absent but my job moved and I'm really not coping with the travelling. I try to get one journey a day in the day light which means I have to leave really early to be able to leave early if you know what I mean!!! Anyway enough of me, here's my first card for blogland this year, now I've uploaded it, it looks a bit depressing, mind you I have had a bit of a black day!! Promise the next one will be bright and cheerful!! I am going to enter it into the following challenges:

Penny Black Saturday which was a Card Buffet, I have chosen Paper, 3 Gems, 3 buttons and twine, mine is string because the twine is in the greenhouse and I don't like the dark!!!
Saturday Challenge which is With Love
Cutie Sunday which is Black/Grey and one other, mine is white
Cute Card Thursday which is Monochrome

Hope you like it

Stamp Penny Black Surprise
Papercellar Checks paper
Papermania Sentiment
Coloured with Copic Ciao and Sketch Pens
C00, C0, C1, C3, C5
W00, W0, W1, W3, W5
N1, N2, N5, N7
100 and R000
Nestibilities Large Rectangles and Large Scalloped Rectangles
Buttons, String, Card and Gems from Stash

I just thought I would like to show you my lovely Christmas pressie from my good friend Wendy. This lovely tote which my Copic Pens fit perfectly into. As you can see I still have loads of room left for lots more pens, yes I still have lots more to get and I need them all, like we need shoes!!!

Wendy has these available at Stamps and Memories
if you are tempted.

That's all for tonight folks, back soon

Hugs Jo x

Sunday, 16 January 2011


Just a quick post to let you all know that I hope to be back to blog land soon. I am still making the odd card and haven't given up, I just need to get life into gear and get lots of Copic practice now that I am certified!!! If you would like to be certified too, contact Wendy at Stamps and Memories to book onto the Copic certification class.