Thursday, 10 July 2014

"Heart of Roses"

Hello Blog friends, followers and all who pass through. You are all very welcome, thank you for your lovely comments on my Bronze Lady, she is my favourite piece in the house.
What a fantastic day we had yesterday, sunny and actually very warm.  Lots done here at the Ranch while the sun shone.  House all done then windows cleaned, all 18 of them ........!!!  Till the end of last year I had a window cleaner come to do them.    However he came just after the New Year, knocked on the door to tell me he had to raise his prices and I would now be £18.00 to have my windows cleaned.  I told him not to bother coming back, that was far too much.  Went online and bought the best piece of "kit" for the house I have ever had ... a Karcher Window Vac.  Absolutely brilliant, even John can manage to get the windows clean.   I get so much done when the sun is shining, love it.
Evening and once again Football on the telly, I sat in the kitchen, no telly on, I made some Roses.
Here is what I did with them:-

Heart £1.00 from Primark.
Roses Susan`s Garden Create a Rose Die
Pink 160gsm paper/card.  I find this the best weight for making flowers
Leaves made from Green Card Stock
Organza Ribbon

That`s it for today folks thank you for all your visits and comments I really appreciate them
Till next time

Patricia   xxx


  1. This is a beautiful project Patricia. Those roses are beautiful and the wicker heart...what a find!! Not too much football left, thank goodness, although my lot will watch anything with a ball...especially cricket!! xx

  2. This is gorgeous Patricia, your pink roses are stunning and I love the pretty wicker heart you have used.
    hugs Sue xx

  3. Gorgeous flowers as always Patricia.. I adore the wicker heart too...Hugs May x x

  4. The flowers look great on the heart-what a bargain.


  5. Beautiful and brilliant roses Patricia, you know how much I love your roses creations and this is another one of them.xx
    ♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

  6. Morning Patricia,
    Stunning roses, love what you have done with a simple heart.

  7. Good morning Patricia,
    Your heart is gorgeous, but your rose`s are the colours....
    pam x

  8. This is so pretty!!! We are sick of football too Patricia...I say we because hubby isn't into it either thankfully. Glad you got lots done at the Ranch though, its a good feeling.
    Hugs Mau xx

  9. Good Morning Patricia, beautiful heart, love your roses and it would make a lovely gift, mmmm, you've just inspired me for a gift I need, however my roses would never be so gorgeous.
    Off to work now, working late, and it's such a gorgeous day here, have a super day hugs Kate x

  10. a beautiful make Patricia - I was just thinking these would make lovely teacher gifts - beautiful xx

  11. gorgeous, those flowers are fantastic!!

  12. Hi Patricia
    Love the rosy heart. So pretty.
    Love our Karcher too. Similar thing a couple of years ago with our window cleaner (not for £18 though, blimey!) but we use it on the tiles in the shower and kitchen, mirrors and of course, windows done in no time.Great for condensation in the winter too.
    Karcher advert over now lol!
    Have a great afternoon. Off to work now.
    Ang x

  13. Oh Patricia you do make the most beautiful flowers. I love your little heart, very cute and so much better for the flowers.
    Our window cleaner is nearly half what yours is and we have a conservatory!
    Happy crafting, hugs Erika. x

  14. This is so pretty it! Hugs Carole Z X

  15. Hi Patricia, I'm with you on the Karcher Window Vac, it is the best gadget that I have ever bought too, in fact I have done all the insides of my windows today, and also taken advantage of the sunny and windy day to wash my lace curtains and also the two sets of curtains in my living room, they have blown beautifully on the line, it was an excellent day for drying, my bedding dried in no time, and all the ironing done too. Doesn't it make you feel good when you've had a good old clean, just wish it would stay that way hahahaha !!
    Your rose heart is beautiful, I'm so enthralled with your Susan's Garden flowers, that I have been looking online for the dies, they have gone on my very long 'Wish List' haha.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  16. This is so pretty Patricia. I've been on the school trip to Magna today so no housework done, but a brilliant day out with 34 kids!
    Lorraine x

  17. Luvin these roses and the overall effect of the heart - fab xx with you on the Karcher Window vac - use on our bathroom tiles and glad shower screen and no residue left - a think a woman invented this bit of kit xx GailT xx

  18. Hi Patricia,
    Superb roses yet again. Love what you have created with them.
    You can buy some really natty things in Primark, but sadly we haven't got one near us.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  19. £18 how utterly ridiculous was he using a mink chammy?? I have a Karcher for my floor which is great although Dave has broken the handle so now have to get down on hands and knees!! Gorgeous wreath Patricia, what can I say about your roses you know how in awe of them I am!! Susan x

  20. I'm stunned - 18 windows is a LOTTA windows! That's something I need to do to. Never heard of this tool, we just spray and wipe with paper towels! Love this beautiful flower heart. I had your beautiful roses in mind as I struggled with my flowers recently. You do these so wonderful, they look real! I keep trying, but never achieve that fab look that you do so well. Glad you got a lot accomplished in the sunshine. TFS & Hugs

  21. This is gorgeous Patricia. Love the flowers. Have to pick up one of these Karcher window vacs (for the insides) - they sound great. Thank goodness my window cleaner is only £4.50.

  22. The flowers are gorgeous! I thought they were real!!! Hugs!!

  23. Gorgeous Patricia, wow love the flowers and heart design.

    Hugs Diane

  24. You've turned that heart into something really special here Patricia. Jenny x

  25. You really are the Rose Queen Patricia! I stop by your blog everyday but don't often have time to comment. Had to make time to say how gorgeous this looks though. Enjoy your day with Sue - maybe you'll get to play with some of her beautiful new dies!

  26. Love how you've decorated this heart with your stunning flowers!