Saturday, 27 May 2017

High Tide... and an Epic Day!

Quickly sharing another Double Z Joy Fold Card that fully opens! Tutorial shared here yesterday...

But not a lot to say about the card today... apart from I used the lovely High Tide stamp set... and the fabulous Serene Scenery papers ( and a bit of brayering, sponging and stamping through a circular aperture.... ) as I want to share something personal for a BIG change!
Epic day today.... last "normal" school run!! Obviously there is all the stress of the A level exams to come throughout June... and the huge priority around getting son in and back for those exams at different hours... as we live in the country so the bus service just doesn't work!
But after 11 years of doing an hour plus round trip at the beginning and end of the day  - for 6 days a week - as a school run... I have felt an enormous sense of relief coming over me for the last week... so feeling quite euphoric today!

So I just had to share!! End of an era!!! Who knows what the next phase will deliver.... I will probably start worrying about that tomorrow!!
So to celebrate ... think I might have a New Catalogue Special coming on this weekend! 


  1. Am loving your double Z fold cards and this is the icing on the cake 😃
    Many thanks for sharing your talent with us.

    1. Oh thank you for your lovely words... and my pleasure! So glad you like....

  2. Hi Amanda...I really love this turned out well once I got the darn birds to stop smearing the ink...I ended up with about nine birds LOL...I was admiring it and I got a bright idea...will show you when it's finished...Ann in Canada

    1. Thank you but oh you make me laugh Ann... what were you doing with your birdies!! Looking forward to seeing your finished card...

  3. Love your cards and for putting the inches in for us Americans. You are a very talented lady.

    1. Thank you so much and my pleasure to add the inches when I can... after all I am an inches girl myself...


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