Sunday, 20 February 2011

Clearing up and GC88, Coffee and Cream, Take 2

Recently they were selling different sorts of storage boxes and containers at the discounter's. As I need space to put all my crafty things in, I bought another large set of boxes, and a box with lots of little drawers - meant for screws and nails etc - and thought they would be a good idea. They lived for the first few days in the car, as I needed to think about what to put where. Then I put them into the hallway, where I was able to fall over them regularly for a few days. And then - yesterday I got down to work! Now I have a set of three boxes, which take a load of stuff that was flying about, neatly stored, and I have written lists to hang on the wall, reminding me where I have put what. And In the little set of drawers I have been able to put most of my inks and cut and dry foam for blending. Looks much better than having them spill about all over the place. I have even organised the inks in colours, so I will be able to find them easily.
I am soooooooooooooo proud of myself!
So after I had recovered from the tidying, I rewarded myself with making a card for a friend. As it turned out to be browns and creams, I have decided to enter it into the Gingersnaps *Coffee and Cream* challenge as a second entry. The background script stamp is one of my faves, but it was languishing in a dark corner till I discovered it again yesterday....along with several other forgotten treasures!

Thanks for looking, have a good day, and take care of yourselves!

16 comments:

  1. Love this one, gorgeous colours, and well done on clearing up! Hugs, Sarah and kids

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  2. Beautiful card Val and WTG on the tidying!
    Hugs xx

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  3. Ah, it's beautiful, Valerie, although I'm a bit worried about it balancing so far on the edge of your balcony! Good job it's not windy over there. Well done on the organising, nice to have a place for everything. CoB

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  4. Don't worry Cobbly, it is fixed, you just can't see it!

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  5. Lucky friend you have, Valerie! The card is stunning!

    LOL about your tidying. I'm sort of tidied up but the room just isn't big enough. I need to have some walls moved :)

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  6. Yvonne, I know what you mean - I need to have the neighbouring houses moved!!

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  7. This is so elegant and stunning! Fantastic card and I just love it!

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  8. Spectacular card! Love your use of the colors! Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Coffee and Cream Challenge!

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  9. Beautiful card!! Love the stamps!!

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  10. Beautiful card - I can see why you love the script stamp so much, its' stunning and looks gorgeous on your card!...Esther xx

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  11. Thanks for the kind comments, Ladies!

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  12. Oohhh I love Coffee and Cream together. I would love that script stamp too. The card is gorgeous Val. If I give you bed and board for a week will you come and sort me out too. Every time I think I've tidied my stash into bigger boxes, they start overflowing again!!!!!

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  13. Gorgeous card Dear, Love the way it stands up.

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  14. Gorgeous card again! Hugs, T

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  15. Love this one again! Hugs, Barb

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