Friday 29 February 2008
Thursday 28 February 2008
If you're a regular visitor the the fantastic Print Pattern blog, you'll know that it's a hive of on trend homefurnishings, fashion, stationary and paper goods. So when today it features a fabulous brand known as Papermania and some fantastic Spring and Easter ranges, you'll know you're in good company! Very exciting!
I'm so happy and a tad amazed that i've nearly reached two whole months of my Picture-A-Day! Today is a lovely close up of Martha's snout! Love the texture on her nose!
Wednesday 27 February 2008
Tuesday 26 February 2008
Monday 25 February 2008
The first is using Feb'd Studio Calico kit - love this kit so much and well worth getting up at 5am for!
This one is using one of the parts of this month's Scraproom Kit, along with some other bits! It's Scenic route so it's ok with me!
Sunday 24 February 2008
I'm actually not at all ashamed to admit i'm a Dancing On Ice junkie and more specifically i'm a total Chris Fountain fan! (despite never having seen Hollyoaks!) Loved his and Frankie's routine and am pleased to admit I screamed along with the audience when he (nearly) nailed the axel!
While looking through a list of Beatles song titles for a suitable title for a scrapbook page for a challenge, I found this one! According to Wikipedia, 'The title "Martha My Dear" was inspired by McCartney's Old English Sheepdog also named Martha.' OMG what a coincidence!
So my challenge to you is to create a page with a song title as the page title... I'll rustle up a little prize for one page!
Saturday 23 February 2008
Friday 22 February 2008
Thursday 21 February 2008
Wednesday 20 February 2008
Went to the crop this evening, and nearly finished 3 pages. The last was for a challenge and I've completely missed out one element so it'll need to be revisited! Had a good old chat with Brenda about her faves from CHA too!
Feeling a tad unappreciated today so just a quickie..... be back tomorrow with a page or two...
Tuesday 19 February 2008
Monday 18 February 2008
Sunday 17 February 2008
Saturday 16 February 2008
Friday 15 February 2008
Thursday 14 February 2008
9 WORDS WOMEN USE
(1) Fine: This is the word women use to end an argument when theyare right and you need to shut up.
(2) Five Minutes: If she is getting dressed, this means a half anhour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been givenfive more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house.
(3) Nothing: This is the calm before the storm. This means something,and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothingusually end in fine.
(4) Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don't Do It!
(5) Loud Sigh: This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statementoften misunderstood by men. A loud sigh means she thinks you are anidiot and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here andarguing with you about nothing. (Refer back to # 3 for the meaning ofnothing.)
(6) That's Okay: This is one of the most dangerous statements a womencan make to a man. That's okay means she wants to think long and hardbefore deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake.
(7) Thanks: A woman is thanking you, do not question, or Faint. Justsay you're welcome. (I want to add in a clause here - This is true,unless she says 'Thanks a lot' - that is PURE sarcasm and she is notthanking you at all. DO NOT say 'you're welcome' .. that will bringon a 'whatever').
(8) Whatever: Is a women's way of saying F**K YOU!
(9) Don't worry about it, I got it: Another dangerous statement,meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do severaltimes, but is now doing it herself. This will later result in a manasking 'What's wrong?' For the woman's response refer to # 3.
Wednesday 13 February 2008
Tuesday 12 February 2008
So this one's for you Anita! Thanks for the tip! Oh and by the way.... a few sheets of Hambly seemed to have been popped into my parcel.... I'm sure I didn't order those!!
Monday 11 February 2008
Sunday 10 February 2008
Had Sunday lunch at Sandie's and Martha had lots of fun in the garden with the hose! She had great fun running in and out of the conservatory and shaking her water everywere!! hehe!
Saturday 9 February 2008
Friday 8 February 2008
Thursday 7 February 2008
Next up is only my second page using Prima Paintables, I bought a big stack of these from Craft Obsessions ages ago, and finally got round to tackling one! I've combined it with a Hambly overlay and some other yum bits and pieces! Check out more on Scrapping Frenzy.
Wednesday 6 February 2008
Remembered my pic of the day just in time - Lola obliged with some hot breath out in the garden!
I've got a new hat to share tomorrow too!
Tuesday 5 February 2008
The theme this time is 'Your home from your pets point of view' - Martha's favourite object in the house is definately her water dish. She gets quite frantic if she's away from a drink for more than about 5 mins. Even when she's in the ring, I have to have a helper standing by to give her water at every opportunity! I took this pic with my awesome waterproof digi-cam. It was on self timer and plonked in the bottom of the bowl just before drinkies time! Volia.... one watery view of Martha!
My page is using some of my beloved Bampop. I'm loving it more and more at the moment and it's even better when combined with a bit of Hambley, some Thickers and some Journalling blocks from Etsy.
Martha was a little tinker at dog training - she's hit her adolescence and forgotton every bit of her training! She's got a month to chill or I won't let her go to Crufts!
Grumpy smurf went on a little tour today and met Lola.... he didn't look thrilled!
Here's hoping for less stress tomorrow and until then bring on the Pinot!
Monday 4 February 2008
My favourite was Cecil! The little guy with the red scarf over his mouth! I'm not sure why I gave him that name but it certainly suits him!
Of the other names I can remember, many are now a sign of the times! The Tennis players were Ivan (Lendl) and Steffi (Graf) and the Motor Racing Smurf was Nigel (Mansell)
As a child we used to take family camping holidays, and the whole set of smurfs had to come too! I remember we had an old camper van and sitting in the back with the table between the bench seats, I used to hold a mini tournament with the smurfs. All the smurfs were stood up(quite a feat in itself - there was always the risk of them going down like a series of dominoes) and as the van moved on the road and around corners each smurfs' footing was gradually distubed. The last one standing (literally) was the winner!
I've not looked at my collection for many years, but I'm rather attached still. I'm notoriously unsentimental and have shed most of my childhood trappings, but i think i'd find it very hard to get rid of them.
The smurfs were never really displayed although I played with them often, but they were usually stored in their red basket - ready to go wherever they were needed. Now they live in the same basket - but I often think about giving them a place to be displayed!