Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Wednesday

Good morning everybody, hope you are all well. I feel better today than I did yesterday, although I still have a cough. Hope it soon goes away, it disrupts my crafting! Yesterday I didn't feel like doing much, so I just altered some notebooks, and finished off a maze-book I started the day before. And I have some Journal pages to share with you, although I think I still need to do some work on them. The maze book has been made from Kaisercraft paper again. I used beer mats covered in red metallic paper for the covers, added a die-cut bird and some holly-leaves for decoration, and some Christmas tags in the diagonal pockets.





The notebooks have been covered with different papers, and decorated with ribbon, lace, TH branch-trees, and vintage images. They are quick and easy to make, and will, I hope, make nice little presents.




And here are the journal pages, in which I have evidently been thinking about Christmas...




I am linking to AEDM at Creative Every Day.

And I have another joke from Narda:

Hospital regulations require a wheel chair for patients being discharged. However, while working as a student nurse, I found one elderly gentleman already dressed and sitting on the bed with a suitcase at his feet, who insisted he didn't need my help to leave the hospital.
After a chat about rules being rules, he reluctantly let me wheel him to the elevator.
On the way down I asked him if his wife was meeting him.
'I don't know,' he said. 'She's still upstairs in the bathroom changing out of her hospital gown.'

Have a good day you all, take care of yourselves, and thanks a lot for visiting!

24 comments:

  1. Your books and notebooks are fab. Why is it called a 'maze' book? Love the clipping of 'the family' in your journal. I have a feeling in 1889, father's looked rather fed up most of the time. ha ha Take care today - glad you are feeling better. hugs, Donna

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  2. Oh yes, that father looks rather p*ssed off- the whole family does! Great picture though! Love all the things you have made! Hugs, Sarah

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  3. Darn! You're sick and you still manage to whip up so much creativiness. :) I wish I had your energy. Lovely work!

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  4. Morning Valerie, great little festive books and love your bygone days pages. My how things have changed. Take care and make yourself some nice soothing drinks for your cough. xx

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  5. Lovely books Valerie, they will make great gifts. What a happy family they were lol saying that in every photograph I have of my Grandad there is not one of him smiling, yet he was always happy in 'real life'. Hope you will be feeling better soon x

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  6. Lovely pages Val, I love the bygone Christmas images, and great joke too! Hope you continue to feel better.
    Suzie xxx :)

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  7. Hope your cough is better today. does not seem to have effected your crafting all seeing these Love the little book especially XOXO Zoe

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  8. Lovin' your Christmas Journal pages! The little bird at the top is too "TWEET"! Have a beautiful day!

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  9. Hope that cough clears up for you. Must confess - that with all the great creations here I'd never have known you were under the weather if you hadn't told. Christmas is on my mind too - so much that I have to keep myself focused on the current holiday - Thanksgiving. It's hard to do because I love love love Christmas - perhaps I'll do Thanksmas tomorrow....

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  10. Such wonderful projects! I just love that little red book!

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  11. Remarkable as always! From books to tags to journal pages, it's all SO good.

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  12. Great crafts ~ very creative ~ Feel better soon! ~ Happy Thanksgiving. ~ namaste, Carol ~ (A Creative Harbor) (linked w/ WW)

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  13. It's amazing how much you are able to accomplish in one day, Valerie! Absolutely gorgeous work :)

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  14. omigod.
    omigod.

    i wrote you an email, but i go to spam, so i'm telling you here too.

    i flat out screwed up.
    i didn't add your portion of the story until just now.

    i just plain assumed that it would magically be cut and pasted to the proper spot on my blog simply by my wishing it so.

    i feel very very irresponsible and shitty. i am so sorry.
    it's up now, and i am so sorry. there's no harm because andrea hasn't done her part yet, (and she follows you) but still. i am really sorry.

    i will put up a big really apologetic blog post shortly.

    xxa

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  15. Hi Valerie. My word you have been busy. What a treat. Once again you have inspired so many idea. Thank you. Love the maze book. Fabulous journal pages. They are always so different and interesting.
    Take Care
    Florence x
    p.s. Loving the jokes.

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  16. Wow, you have been busy everything is gorgeous. Another good joke as well. Hope you feel a bit better today.
    Yvonne x

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  17. Lovely notebooks! It seems just yesterday you were doing Halloween journal pages! Nice change to the Xmas theme.

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  18. Todays all look splendid! I wish I could be as creative as you are, these are all so beautiful today. Thanks for sharing another Narda joke too.

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  19. You do more crafting while you are ill than I do when I'm well.....totally salute you Valerie, xx

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  20. Cute maze book! The sequins on the front are a nice touch. ^.^

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  21. You are so creative, love it!
    Every time I visit your blog... you have something sweet to share, thank you. *hugs*

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  22. Love the books and pages... you're making such progress on the holidays. Hope you're feeling loads better pronto!

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  23. Very pretty maze book and I love your altered notebooks.
    Great journal pages too.
    Hugs xx

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  24. Hi Valerie, WOW all this when you're under the weather you put me to shame LOL Hope that cough clears up soon:0) The little maze book is beautiful, I'm not really sure I know what a maze book is:0) Is it made from folding a 12" by 12" page into threes and adding stiff ends?
    Three notebooks, beautifully done, a gorgeous Christmas double in your journal and a cracking joke from Narda, he he he a lovely visit Thanks, feel better soon, Hugs Gay xxx

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