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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Where to Shop?

Hi everyone, I hope you are enjoying your weekend so far. It's been a reasonably good day today weatherwise. I had a sleep in this morning although not a long one as I had to let the dogs outside. I then just lazed around for a while in my pj's and dressing gown, something I don't normally do. I went to my friend Judy's house to meet some of my friends for our weekly craft get together, I decided to take a ball of wool and some knitting needles to make a scarf, It's unusual wool as it stretches apart and is woven. You use just the top parts of the weave to make your stitches and it ruffles up as you knit. It doesn't pay to drop the 5 stitches though as it really is hard to find them amongst the ruffles and it comes apart I did that twice, first time I got them straight back on and the second I had to pull apart quite a bit whilst trying to see where the stitches were. I was worrying that I might have to pull the whole thing back to the start when I finally managed to get them all back! It looks lovely though and is in my favourite colour of purple, It's varigated from light to dark purple. I finished it and still have some wool left so I'm going to see how much I can make, might be enough for my 6 year old to have a scarf too.
Well, now on to the card I made for today's post.
The basecard is Creamy Caramel from SU, the DSP is from My Mind's Eye and another new nestie I decided to stamp on the blue cardstock instead of white for a change . I distressed the edge of the white diecut with Creamy Caramel Ink and added some faux stitching. I stamped the saying with black ink and also distressed it after cutting around it. The image is coloured with copics. Both images come from a free set that came with the Do-Craft Magazine and is called Born To Shop.
I'm not a hugely material person, but I do like to buy my craft bits and pieces which makes me happy LOL.
Enjoy the rest of your weekend and thanks for stopping by today,
Take Care,
Sandy

6 comments:

  1. Hello Sandy, what a fab card. Love the fun image, wish I was that slim, haha.
    Love the sentiment and the design of your card, the paper is perfect for the background. Have a lovely weekend.
    Love Sandra xx

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  2. Hi Sandy
    Love that card....the seniment is right up my granddaughters alley!!!! LOL She was born to shop.

    Carolyn

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  3. Hi Sandy,
    Great card, and love the sentiment. Your scarf sounds lovely, you should show us a pic.

    Happy Saturday.

    Judie

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  4. Sandy, that scarf would have gone through the flippin' window if it had been me....ha!
    Purple?......really?....now ya know how I feel about ppp-purple.....aaaggghhhh!
    On the other hand, you must have some taste because your card is a pip....I have that stamp, but never made her look as good as this. lol!

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  5. Such a fun card, Sandy! I really love how you've done that sentiment - perfect style with that little lady!

    I am going to come and live near you - I don't have any crafty friends that I can craft with nearby!!

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend honey!

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  6. Really cute, Sandy. The die cut worked perfectly for this. Thank's for letting me know where you are from. I was thrilled to find out I have a friend from Down Under.

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