Friday, 24 April 2009

Oh, the joys of being a woman

Yesterday, my friend Julie and I went to Dawn Bibby's Studio at Oswaldtwistle, this is the first time we've been to the new place and it is really spacious and well-stocked. Had a little spend of course, mainly different flowers and some very pretty making memories rub-ons. All very pleasant.

However - I have not had a great day today - it's that time of the month ('nuff said). Last night, in the grip of PMT, everything seemed a major issue. The mojo has gone into hiding from the raging hormones and I have faffed around trying to make a card for several hours. Eventually though (after a break from card-wrestling) I made this, and I'm fairly happy with it.

I tried to incorporate my new SU oval scallop punch and the Best Wishes stamp from the Oval All set, but it looked too crowded. Funny isn't it - I was dying to use these!!

So here's what I used in the end:
Fresh Cuts stamp set, main image, vine and small flower
Colorbox chalk inks in Chestnut Roan, Warm Red and Prussian Blue.
DCWV Red and dark brown CS (from neutral scrappad) SU Blush Blossom CS
K&Co PP - from 'Que Sera' pad
Prima Essentials 4 Flowers (Tea and Silk colourway) got these yesterday!!
Heart Clip - 7Gypsies, Pearls - Hero Arts and Mark Richards.

I'm working for the next 3 nights, I'll post when I'm human again!


  1. Y'know my boss at work (who is female btw!) told me that women are at their most creative at that certain 'time of the month'! I'm so glad you persisted with wrestling with this card because it's fab! So many finishing touches and gorgeous colours! Hope you're feeling more human soon LOL!

  2. Alison, your blog is inspiring and I love looking at all your creations you make. You comment lovely words on my blog and I would like to award you with a Blog Award as a thanks.

    Please pop over to my Blog to accept the award.

    Have a good day,

    Alex x

  3. Oh Alison - I think most of us women can relate to what you have mentioned above! BUT the end result is devine though!


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