Thursday, 6 January 2011

2 Tags and a LO, freezing rain and icy roads....



As I dragged myself out of bed an hour ago I heard on the radio that the rain which started in the night has fallen onto the icy roads and caused *Blitz* ice, and that it would be better not to drive if it's not necessary. So, I have changed my plans and will get the shopping this afternoon now, and hope that by then the ice will be washed away. In the meantime, I have time for a bit of crafting, blogging and I should find time for a little h*******k, don't even like to write that nasty word!
It is unfortunately necessary though, as I have a weekend visitor.
Yesterday I made 2 tags for an extra challenge in the Gingersnaps group, it's a recipe challenge for 2011 - 2 stamps - 0 diecuts - 1 ribbon - 1 piece of bling, so the tags have been made to this recipe. The backgrounds have been distressed with TH inks onto recycled card cut from my old calendar. Had to resist the temptation to stick more onto them, recipe is recipe, but it was fun to do.






The LO is a 12x12" print of a photo that I took from my balcony while the big snow was here. Printed a caption on it, used a few left over Xmas decorations and some ancient rub ons, which took ages to stick as they seem to have dried out.
It is a very simple LO, no stamping, no serious work,just for fun and just the expression of a heartfelt wish for warmth, sunshine, green leaves and flowers!
Thanks for looking and have a nice day!

17 comments:

  1. Love the LO Val its my sentiment exactly lol!
    Happy New Year to you, hope that ice melts soon!
    hugs Alyson x

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  2. Thanks Alyson, hope all is well with you and yours & Happy & healthy new year to you all!

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  3. Love that LO, my thoughts exactly. But the kids have been enjoying the snow! Hugs, Sarah

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  4. Inspired LO Val and a heartfelt caption that I totally agree with!
    Love your "recipe" tags too.
    Hugs,
    Sue xx
    p.s. I've been having trouble with rub-ons lately too - perhaps we need to use them up faster rather than hoarding them. lol

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  5. Loving your tags Valerie. Hope you are OK and rested. Annette x

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  6. Those tags are so fabulous! And, yes, I am TOTALLY done with winter. Just say'n.

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  7. Thanks Girls. I just hope that the winter has done with us....

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  8. Lovely work again, Val, the LO is really great! Hugs, T

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  9. Oh what can I say other than BLIMEY it started off with me captivated and what followed was sheer amazment. Have you forgotten to mention to me that you're a proffessional?

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  10. Thanks for the compliment, Sall!

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  11. more fab tags val and WOW love the photo LO, well done (and yes bring on the spring)...

    maria xx

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  12. Lovely tags Valerie, those last 3 are so nice, very different to your usual style, but just as inspiring! Keep safe on those nasty roads Valerie, wishing you some kinder weather!
    Sue xxx

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  13. Thanks Sue and Maria, enjoyed making them!

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  14. Hi, this is my first visit to your blog, but it definitely is not my last! You do lovely work! Love your tags and everything. Your photograhy is breathtaking!!! You live in a awesome area, it makes for great picture taking! I really enjoyed my visit! Happy New Year!
    Ret

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  15. Thanks a lot, Ret! Happy New Year to you, too!

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  16. Beautiful tags, I do like your style with these projects. Had to smile at your LO, you certainly sound heartily fed up of winter now, lol. CoB

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  17. Thanks Carole, I do not much like winter, that's true - roll on spring!

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