Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Tis the season...

Good morning everyone Happy Christmas eve, I hope your all sorted and are going to spend this evening watching some rubbish tv with a large glass of wine, relaxing and feeling smug and warm all over for having finished your epic Christmas organisation...I definitely think whoever decided that Christmas should be classified as a 'holiday' wasn't a Wife or Mother or anyone who had to shop, organise and stress about everything to do with Christmas were they lol...we did out shop last night and Phil was totally gobsmacked at the price of an average sized fresh Norfolk Black turkey...an amazing £80...he spend the rest of the night randomly muttering '£80 for a turkey...that's crazy' and shaking his head bless him lol...needless to say we didn't buy it...I would rather have no turkey at all than spend that much on something to eat...right now onto my card for today which is using this stunning Simply Adorable beauty from Sugar Nellie...isn't she beautiful and like all the Adorable's shes a dream to colour...this one is called Ballet Student...I used my usual distress inks and yes your eyes don't deceive you there not a drop of glitter in sight lol...the fabulous papers are from the Glitz 6x6-Joyeux Noel paper pad I bought last year from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...I couldn't resist this lush ribbon from a local shop it makes a fabulous bow doesn't it...I finished with a sentiment and a heart charm from my stash...the fab sketch is from Tuesday Morning Sketches but I'm too late to enter it...but am entering it for the Totally Gorjuss challenge and The Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge too...I'm cleaning the house today, its strange the rituals we go through isn't it but I wont settle until the house is spic and span for the holidays...oh and I have presents to wrap too...whatever you do today take some time to relax and chill for a bit you will need it...I have a card for tomorrow to wish you all merry Christmas so will speak to you all then
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose, spun sugar
eyes - peeled paint
hair - frayed burlap, amtique linen
dress and shoes - peeled paint, shabby shutters, fired earth
shading - pumice stone


susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Mina. ONG £80 not surprised it did'nt come home with you. Merry christmas to you & yours x Susan x

ellyscard creatief said...

Lovely card Mina.
Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year.
Gr Elly

Jo said...

Lovely card Mina.....she's stunning! Wishing you & yours a very Merry Christmas!
hugs Jo x

Julie said...

Another gorgeous card from your talented fingers! Quite agree, £80 worth of craft goodies, more like! Wishing you and your family a fabulous and restful Christmas, my friend! Hugs, Juliexx

Desire Fourie said...

A beautiful card so wonderfully coloured. Lol, totally agree with you on the women having to do all the Christmas 'work'.
Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Christmas.
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

kanda said...

Such a gorgous card Mina

Wishing you a very merry christmas and happy new year xx

Shazza said...

gorgeous Mina, merry Christmas x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun...and wishing you a very merry Christmas too...:o)

biggest of love n hugs Vicky xx

Mojca said...

Oh the card looks ever so gorgeous! Hope you had some lovely celebration yesterday and wishing you and your loved ones Marry Christmas! hugs! MOjca

Meggis-Card-Art said...

eine wunderschöne karte.

dir alles liebe und gute, vor allem gesundheit.

glg meggi

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous Mina, gorgeous image, colours and design. Thank you for joining us at CBN Challenge. Happy New Year. Marlene DT

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