Tuesday, 7 October 2014

"Taking time out"

Hello Blog friends, faithful followers, and passers by.  Thank you for calling in, love to have you here.
I did mention the boys are off school for two weeks.   We have a lot planned so with that in mind I am taking time out.  I was going to line up some "Scheduled Posts".....just found out how to do that.....!! talk about slow ....... well that`s me!!!!  However I felt that was rather unfair as I would probably struggle for time to visit and return any comments.  I will be looking in on you if and when I get time.
I managed to get all my orders up to date.  Made a few more Christmas cards for my box.  Prepared some things for classes that are in the pipeline.  
I am going to enjoy myself with John, John Jnr, Audrey and the boys.
I have one of "my" Christmas Cards to show you.  Made a few like this for friends:-


Base card approx 8 x 8 PMD White card
Layers of the same card cut and embossed with SB Grand Die
SW Striplet Die and SB Classic Circle Die to cut the front
Backing paper a download from Pink Petticoat
I have a feeling that`s where the Christmas Calender came from
Scraps of red card
A few pearls from my stash as I felt it needed a little something

That`s it for today
Thank you for your visit I really appreciate it.
 
Till I am here again.....  Be Good
                                            &
                               Carry on Crafting
Hugs

Patricia xxx 


31 comments:

  1. Love this Patricia, it's a gorgeous design. Enjoy your time out. Carol x

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  2. Gorgeous card Patricia, love the die cut, must add that to my wishlist too!! Have a lovely time with your family and see you soon xx

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  3. Fab design, looks really classy. xxxx

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  4. You need to send me a napkin so I can wipe the drool from my chin! This is simply gorgeous! Makes me think I need that heart shaped die for sure!

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  5. Adorable and sweet...loving this design with the dies, make sure you come back and enjoy your time out..
    Don't forget I have candy .xxx
    aNNie The Journey is the Start

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  6. Hi Patricia wow what a lovely card. I love th design of this one. you have just given me a idea for my cards.
    Take Care

    Debs xx

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  7. Gorgeous card Patricia and have some fun time! huggles Sue xx

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  8. This is gorgeous Patricia, love that striplet die. Hope you are having a fabulous time with the family! Susan x

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  9. Love the deisgn of your card Patricia I like the combination of the circles and rectangle....enjoy your time with the boys...

    Anne

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  10. Now this is a really elegant Christmas card Patricia. I love it. Enjoy your family time - so special. Hugs Christine xx

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  11. Awesome design Patricia, such a brilliant idea to cut out the circles like this! Enjoy the company of all your boys! Hugs, Ira xox
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  12. Wow Patricia - what a fab card to leave us with for your time out - it is stunning amd so unusual - who knows one day a bit of grunge!!!! xx have some QC time with your loved ones and look forward to your creations on your return xx GailT xx

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  13. A gorgeous card Patricia. Love the dies and design.
    Have a fabulous couple of weeks with the boys.
    Lorraine x

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  14. This is gorgeous Patricia. I love your design and beautiful colours.
    hugs Sue xx

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  15. Enjoy your time out just don't over do it trying to keep to with those boys. Hazel xxx

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  16. This is gorgeous Patricia, beautiful die cuts and layout, not surprised you made a few of these..
    hugs pam

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  17. Beautiful card Patricia. Enjoy your free time with the boys.

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  18. Hi Patricia
    Smashing Christmas card. Love the backing paper and the circular apertures.
    Enjoy your galavanting with the family.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  19. A great card Patricia. Enjoy your well earned time out. Jenny x

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  20. Thanks Patricia for popping in, thought you were taking a break lol.xxx

    The Journey is the Start

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  21. We all need time out Patricia , so just you enjoy it with your lovely family.
    A beautiful Christmas card and so unusual , i love it .
    Take care
    Elaine H X

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  22. Hi Patricia,
    a very lovely card, and I love your fab designing too.
    You go ahead and enjoy your time with your family, after all family comes first always in my book, and I expect in your too.
    What do you mean be good I'm always good. lol. and as for crafting you try and stop me. lol.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  23. Morning patricia,
    A very clever card, love the design. Enjoy the outings with your family.
    Lydia
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  24. WOW!!! Absolutely gorgeous!!

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  25. hello Patricia, just trying to catch up here, been a way for a few days at Cullen, wild but wonderful.
    Enjoy your break and hope you have lots of marvellous times with the family, hugs Kate x

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  26. Afternoon Patricia, This is absolutely lovely, the striplet looks fabulous and combined with the cutouts, the background paper is lovely. I remembered the calendar, I loved it previously when I think yourself or Jenny showed it on some cards previously, and I bought it from Pink Gem Designs.
    Enjoy your holiday.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  27. Hi Patricia, where has this term gone? Scary.
    I love your card especially the die on the left of the screen, just perfect.
    Enjoy the last of your peace before the holibobs commence.

    Hugs Erika. x

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  28. A gorgeous card, your design looks so brilliant! Enjoy your time out, we'll miss your beautiful creations!
    Rebecca.

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  29. Hi Patricia, do hope you are having fun with the family.
    A really beautiful card a real touch of class I love it. Thank you so much for the details you gave on your last post for the bags I am pleased to say I am now the delighted owner of the die for making bags so am busy trying out different card and papers.
    Hugs
    Margaret xx

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  30. love this creation, take a nice rest and when you come if you like challenges...
    remember my "Throwback Thursday" challenge is under way...hopefully I can see you one day playing with us!
    hugs from california
    bibiana

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  31. Gorgeous card Patricia, have a fab time with your family! Hugs Carole Z X

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