Happy Mothers' Day!!
Have you had a wonderful day?
Well I have! I started off with a lie in!
After all the activities of the last two days, it has been nice to relax a little.
Simon and Kerry came with the kids - and instead of me cooking for them, Simon cooked for them! They brought me my Mothers' Day cards - I always get one from Ellie, Lucas and Lexie
even though I am their Nannan - I am quite flattered that they want to send one to me.
Barry then went down to Simon's to help with some work that needed doing in Simon and Kerry's Kitchen - leaving me and Lexie to have "Girly time together" as Lexie calls it.
Lexie decorated a plain bag with stamping, to hold her knitting (I started teaching her
to knit the other day!) and Kerry amazed Simon by remembering how to knit.
Lexie was impressed that her mum knew how to knit!
Anyhow after that she made a start on her Easter cards.
Later on we went up to the Cemetery, for me to take my mum some flowers for Mothers' Day.
Came home, Barry made tea for Lexie and me, then Kerry came to take Lexie home.
What a wonderful day!
Here's a card that I made and showed Lexie how to make - hope you like it.
Do you recall me making a diamond shape template out of acetate after my first attempt with a paper one? Well this is the one that I have used (made by punching with the triangle punch, then turning upside-down and punching again to create the diamond.)
I stippled each diamond separately with different shades of blue ink -
Night of Navy, Pacific Point and Tempting turquoise.
Then over stamped with the flower and foliage stamp from Fabulous Florets.
A tiny greeting finishes this off nicely I think.
Matted first of all onto Pacific Point card stock, then White,
then layered onto a Black base card and voila.
I am really pleased with this and would like to enter it into
the Fantasy Stampers Challenge #7 Silhouettes