Friday, 16 August 2019

Friday Fun Day with Smiles.

Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.
Angela here again to show you what I've been up to this week.


Hi all. I thought I'd finished all the photographs from the show that we went to but just had to include these.


It was a company at the show that design gardens and this is just a delight to see.


I just love this to bits.


This week started off with yet another wedding.


Sorry about the lighting, gorgeous dress though.


This was the daughter of my friend.


Maisie had no interest in this mole hill so guessing it was not a fresh one Lol!


Swan babies getting bigger every day!

Now something not so pretty and you'll either love it or hate it.


But it's certainly different.






The green beauty in the background is my old MG she has been in the garage for a little bit of work that needed to be done.


This Rat Rod belongs to my mechanic. 
He rebuilds VWs mostly but looks after my MG too in fact it was him and my hubby that rebuilt the car about twenty years ago. He is just brilliant. 
I have had the MG for about 38 years so you can guess it's part of the family if you can say that about a car Lol!



Couldn't resist it Lol! but don't think it will be going home with us.

Have a great weekend everyone and
 thanks for stopping by.

And if you would like some more smiles you just need to pop over to see what our other friends have been doing this week at Annie's for
"This Week's Smiles" and you can also share your  smiles too.

Angela x

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

WOYWW-532- What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday.

Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey. 

Hi Workdesk friends. 
Here we are for another Wednesday at the Workdesk. 
I am here again to show you:

"What's on my Workdesk this Wednesday".

If you don't know what this is all about then please visit the
 
Stamping Ground,our host Julia will explain.


So here is my desk for today!


I'm making another card at the moment but can't really show it yet but it's similar to the one I posted here on Monday
I've been making some Floating Die cut Cards and that's all I'm saying but the instructions are here.


The exploding box is so full that I've had to prop stuff up at the side. These might give some idea of what the new card might look like.
Any way I'm shutting up before I get into trouble Lol!

 So that's me done for today.

 Thanks for stopping by and hope you will pop over and join in the visits around the other desks.

 I'm off now to see what everyone else is up to.
Have a great woyww 
and 
happy crafting,

Angela x

Monday, 12 August 2019

Masterboard Monday.

 Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.

I am here today to show you a card made with some left-over pieces of Masterboards:


These balloons were all cut from the left-over pieces. I've had these for a while until I decided to have a go at making a Floating Die Cut card which is a new technique for me.


The first thing you need to do is arrange the images onto a piece of card so you know where the design needs to be in relation to the card you intend using.


Smooth over the design a piece of 'Press and Seal' which will attach it's self to the die cut pieces.


Place a shaped die in position. You may want to stick it down to prevent it moving.


Then remove this from the card.


And die cut.


Remove the die cut section and keep this for later.


Next attack sticky dots to all the balloons.



Work out the positioning of the sentiment and stamp that into the space.


Once that is done you can remove the covers on the sticky dots and attach it to the card then peal away the Press and Seal.


You can see here that the images appear to be floating which is how it gets it's name.


I finished the design with a few coloured pearls.


This is unusual for me as I left the background really plain but quite like it. It's definitely CAS.


I did pretty much the same with the die cut piece from the centre but turned it round.


Before attaching it to a 5"x7" card blank.


Again finishing this with pearls.


 This was my first try with this style of card and I am looking forward to taking the idea a little further so watch this space.

Hope you liked those cards.

                                       I would love to hear your comments.

Many thanks for stopping by and happy crafting,

Angela x

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Friday, 9 August 2019

Friday Fun Day with Smiles.

Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.
Angela here again to show you what I've been up to this week, well last week really though I have been busy this week too.


As promised, more photos from the country show at Heckington despite the weather.


It's nice to see these old farming implements surviving.



Gorgeous engraved pottery.



I know we're in Lincolnshire UK not America. I believe they have a Lincoln in Nebraska.




I think somebody here must have had a hard weekend Lol!



Beautiful Gypsy caravan for the fortune teller.




Interesting collection of old tractors.
These are tiny in comparison to what they actually use today.


These ladies were entertaining the visitors with their forties songs.



Naturally we went into the craft tent.



These were some Needle Felted pieces done by local people.




Garden Sculpture.


I don't need to tell you what this is!




Children's work.



Baking on show too.




I think these exhibits really show that this is a true village show unlike some agricultural shows which only seem interesting in advertising and selling farm machinery.


Next came the vegetable section.






More crafty stuff.



You can just imagine the village must really work hard to get all these wonderful things ready for the show and what a great job they've done, I'm sure you'll agree.


I thought you might like to see how the Cygnets are getting on.


 They certainly aren't babies any more, nearly as big as mum. There must be a lot of nutrition in pond weed!


Have a great weekend everyone and
 thanks for stopping by.

And if you would like some more smiles you just need to pop over to see what our other friends have been doing this week at Annie's for
"This Week's Smiles" and you can also share your  smiles too.

Angela x
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