Hello! Now when I left you on Friday I was daring to hope of sunshine and sitting out in the garden, possibly even a barbecue. As it turned out, Saturday turned out quite differently but I did get to enjoy lots of sunshine. I ended up making a very, very last minute trip to London to watch the football. My team are leaving their current home, where they have resided for the past 112 years. . Yesterday was their last Saturday fixture and tickets were very hard to come by. But I managed to get my hands on one and dashed off first thing Saturday morning to meet my brother (Mr Beez supports a different team!). It was a fabulous day, full of memories of the highs and lows we have witnessed and we got to meet many of the legends from the past. However, we did get thrashed spectacularly when we should have had a convincing win – but that’s how the cookie crumbles with my team! After the final match, which is on Tuesday evening, they will be auctioning off many of the fixtures and fittings and I’m hoping to get my hands on one of the turrets below 🙂 🙂 🙂
Anyway, on today’s post and it is another Stampotique Sunday – hooray! Over at the Stampotique Designers’ Challenge Blog, the lovely Claudine is the hostess this week and she is asking us to make something with mum in mind. I made a card that could be given to a Mum on any occasion:
I had lots of fun creating this. I used one of the gorgeous new stamps, 3 Daisies, by Terri Richardson. I stamped directly on to the designer paper, which is from the Gecko Galz Spring Awakening paper pack. I stamped the design again, coloured it in and then stuck over the original stamping. Each of the flower heads has been cut out separately and then applied with glue gel to add some dimension.
The centre of the mum flower is Jill Penney by Jill Penney. I added the hearts and letters with pen.
Nina, by Magda Polakow was created in the same way, including applying with glue gel. The words were printed on my computer.
All the colouring was done with Polychromos.
So having changed my plans for Saturday, I did get out in the garden today. It’s been fabulously sunny and warm again and, as anyone who lives in the UK knows, you have to grab the sunny days with both hands, whilst you can, because the cold, cloudy and rainy ones are waiting just around the corner.
I hope you have enjoyed the weekend as much as I have and Happy Mother’s Day if you are celebrating this weekend.
Thanks for buzzing by.