Tuesday, 19 July 2011

It's Tuesday and the sun is shining!

Good morning you all, it's Tuesday again - just in case you haven't noticed! I am glad I managed to write the title before the sun disappeared again, perhaps we will have a nice day! Yesterday I was out and about nearly all day, and I did not have much time or energy to do much when I got home. It took ages to get home from the Doc's as there was a giant traffic jam. At least I didn't have any chance of speeding through the tunnel and getting a ticket this time! I had to get some shopping, too, as my fridge was almost empty, and I was sooooooo hungry that I really had to restrain myself in the store so as not to rip open the packets on the spot. But I bought myself a ready made sandwich - a luxury I don't usually allow myself! and wolfed it down in the car on the way back.
So, all I have to share with you today is one of the little books I made on Saturday at my friend's place, and a card I made on Sunday for my neighbours' anniversary. The little book is a folder which I made following the same pattern from Lesley that I used last week.




The card has a special envelope, made to match, as it would not have fitted in a normal one.




I am looking forward to this evening as I am going to see the new Harry Potter film with a friend, who is also a Potter fan.

Have a nice day, take care, and thanks for visiting!

24 comments:

  1. Love the vintage look of that sweet little book.

    Have a great day, hope the sun keeps shining! It's been raining here for days and days, no sign of any sunshine for us:o(

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  2. Oh wow, enjoy the movie and your pieces are simply stunning!!!
    XO
    Cindy

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  3. Love that little folder book, great idea! Hugs, Sarah & Kids (all very loud just now!)

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  4. Valerie, your tiny folder is so charming!! I just love the card as well....you are so talented my friend!
    xox
    Karen

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  5. The card is stunning! Looks like it was custom made by a professional card maker. ... What am I saying ... IT WAS! .. and the tag book also looks like something a little different in shape etc. Very very nice. Hope the sun is still shining and the Potter film was a 10. take care, hugs, Donna

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  6. A beautiful card Valerie and that wee book is fab. Also loved your fairy book and red paintings from the weekend. Have a great evening. xx

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  7. The folder and card, although so different are both so stunning.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  8. Such an unusual shape and beautiful card :)
    Von x

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  9. YAY - glad the sun peeked through for a bit to brighten your day!
    hope you enjoy the film, tonight!
    great card - i like the 3-d quality. and I love that book, how cool! have a wonderful day -

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  10. Super projects. Love them both. The card is beautiful. Enjoy the film tonight.
    Regards Florence x

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  11. your work is really so professional, handmade and priceless!

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  12. LOVE the book Valerie! Very cool pocket pages and wonderful cover and vintagey feel!
    Enjoy your Potter movie!
    I've been known to rip open a box of crackers or so in the grocery myself;) so bravo on your self restraint!

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  13. Enjoy the movie and loving your makes. x

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  14. Good Morning...lovely day for creating and as always a wonderful share from you! Love the folded book...you always do such amazing work! POP ART MINIS

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  15. Enjoy yourself, it is sunny and hot here today. Love these pieces, especially the card for your neighbor!

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous, stunning card, Valerie. "CONGRATULATIONS" -- a WEDDING CARD?

    Love your other art projects too.

    Carolyn

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  17. Awesome card Valerie and I love that little book.
    Enjoy Harry tonight - we all loved it!
    No sun here. :(
    Hugs xx

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  18. WOW! That book is amazing! I so love it!

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  19. Hi Valerie, Every time (mostly) I visit you I see your profile and read the little sentence, Teacher retired(thank God) and it always makes me smile. You see I too worked in school and feel the same LOL I love your folder it really does have a very vintage look to it and the inside pockets are just brilliant, great card too, Gay xxx
    Hope you enjoy the film, I'm looking forward to seeing it too x

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  20. Have a fabulous evening with your friend at Harry Potter.

    You may not have crafted yesterday these two projects still give us a real treat and teaser of your work.

    Hope the day has been kind to you XOXO Zoe

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  21. Hope the film lived up to your expectations ! The folder is fabulous I can't even contemplate on doing something so complicated it's just gorgeous.

    Marie

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  22. Beautiful card Valerie. Love the little book I went to see HP today and I loved it. Have fun!

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  23. I really like your book... great work!
    Love the pockets. :]
    I always have so much fun filing up the pockets.

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  24. amazing books! Love that old looking one up top-very cool! Dang, you make the coolest stuff nearly every day! I'm in awe!

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