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16 July 2010

It's........Kerrrrrrrrristmas!!!

This is a Christmas version of the wall hanging I made HERE
Slight difference in that all of the patterned paper is hand inked and stamped using Distress Inks and a combination of two Artemio Christmas stamp sets.
It measures seven and a half inches square.
Just need a suitably lush piece of something to make the hanger now.

Well the wind has been a howling around Manic Towers the last couple of days and I am sad to say that our gazebo is no more. I was looking out of the window yesterday and the flippin' thing just up and took off. I raced out and dismantled it......with some difficulty but I hadn't seen that it had bashed against the apricot tree and got ripped.
Mr Manic has a new one on his shopping list but will we have any more summer for it to be worth buying one this year.

Still busy........and still not a scrap of paper on the stairs wall. It won't get done tomorrow as we are having a visit from HRH Ruby Doodle along with her mummy and daddy and DDIL's sister who we are meeting for the first time. In a fortnight we shall also meet her mum and stepdad. We thought it would be a bit strange to meet for the first time at the wedding......lol!!!
We had planned on a barbecue for tomorrow but having looked at the weather forecast.........I don't think so. So it will be a buffet tea meaning a day in the kitchen for me. Not that I mind at all. I loves me a good cooking session.

I'm off for a browse around some fabric websites now for a bit. Looking for suitable stuff to make some of the projects in my Tone Finnanger books........when I have the time of course......lol!!!

Thanks for stopping by.
Sheila-x-

6 comments:

  1. Wow...that sure must be a lot of wind you are getting to move a gazebo. What a beautiful creation....so rich and elegant.

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  2. It's been quite blustery here today Sheila (er, sorry yesterday) but everything has stayed put so far.

    Love the Christmas hanging with all that wonderful inking and stamping.

    Have a fun weekend.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  3. Gorgeous Sheila, I shall need to study it a little longer as there's so much yummy detail. I'm with you regarding the weather, will we see any more sun ? Enjoy your day in the kitchen. Sue x

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  4. This is really great. Love the rich colours.

    Hugs
    Valxx

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  5. This is lovely Sheila, so glad to see Christmas craft appearing again. I just love it. Karen xx

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  6. A beautiful Creation.....Mgt.

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