Wednesday, 5 October 2011


For once I feel Wednesday came slowly this week, but I think it is because I have been under the weather and not had the energy to do much.  My desk is actually clear at the moment, although I do intend to scrap today so thought I would show my latest bits that I bought.  Hope to get started on these packs later!
These are the new Simple Stories packs, absolutely love everything SS brings out!
Back in August I was lucky enough to win a Simple Stories pack '100 days of summer' and this is what I created with some of it last week (excuse the wonky shot, not used to photographing double paged layouts)
It certainly feels like the end of summer now!  The cold hasn't hit us yet but it is literally around the corner, lots of storminess coming for us in the next couple of days along with the dreaded white stuff - yes, the joy of living in the mountains is it comes early!  still, rather that than rain!
 this little goody pack was a freebie along with my buys from Emma's Paperie, they wrap everything up in tissue too, so lovely!
oh and I just happened upon this bargain Bo Bunny kit that I couldn't miss out on! 
Time to scrap some Christmas pics I think!
 here is a card I struggled with this week
I love the Less is More challenge but it is so out of my comfort zone, not altogether happy with this, it looks so bare!  The good thing about these cards is they mail so easily, no bits and pieces to poke through the envelopes and they are cheap to mail too, a perfect size.  Maybe I will challenge myself to keep making them and send them to the troops through Operation Write Home.  You send blank cards for the military stationed abroad to use to send to their family and friends. 
Anyway, the LIM challenge this week was to use mainly the colour of your eyes, mine are blue hence, this little blue boy!
Thanks for dropping by, if you would like to participate in WOYWW please pop over to visit Julia for more details and to add your link (lots more desks to snoop at too)!


Anonymous said...

Wow Deb!! You have so many lovely goodies on your desk today!! ;) What yummy thing!! I think your card is sweet and I struggle with this myself!! Perhaps I should join in to make my life easier as well!! LOL!! Have a great day! HUGS

heidy said...

Hi Deb,first I wanted to say that I love love love your heloween bunting wow,I was away for a few day and missed it.
There are a lot of fabelous goodies on your desk,and that's a gorgeous Lo and beautiful cas card!
Hope your feeling better!
Hugs Heidy

Jingle said...

I absolutely LOVE this card! I really do. Your layout is great, too! I just got my first Simple Stories pack and I used it last night - I really love the papers!

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I like the lilac and green Christmas set - definitely different colours for the festive season! You're going to have fun playing with that little lot :)
Hugs, LLJ xx

fairyrocks said...

Wonderful summer page Deb, then off to Christmas, that is a quick change indeed. Thanks for the peeps. Keep smiling and creating

Chrissie said...

Looks like you had a fun spend!
Your LIM card looks fab!
I joined in with Julia's snoopers this time for the first time in ages, I do enjoy a good nosey!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Rumtruffle said...

Wow I love your Bo Bunny stash such amazing colours! Wishing you a creative week ahead.
Rum x

Dawn said...

Oooh, I wish my 'work'desk looked like yours - so many gorgeous goodies! Love your LO and card. Very cute image - the blue really pops and your colouring is fantastic!

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card and wonderful colouring. Love the Bo Bunny kit colours, very unusual!

Annie said...

ooo all those goodies! and I love your CAS birthday card with the sweet LOTV little boy and his big pressie box.
hugs, annie x

Jenny said...

Super cute card, love the little lad clutching the parcel :)
Jenny x

MaggieC said...

What a lovely lot of new stamps you have to play with. I do like that card, it is so clean and fresh.

GinaA said...

Love this image, fAB card. Looks like you had a great spending spree as well.

Bonnie said...

What a cute little boy and beautifully painted!

Julia Dunnit said...

I think your LiM card is perfect, absolutely no sign of being outside your comfort zone there! New stash - OMgee how lovely. And learn something new..Ive never heard of Simple Stories and I love the look of that stuff. Oh no...!

Anonymous said...

Looks like you got yourself some new stash too! Love the purplish Bo Bunny kit especially. Lol, no, I didn't take an extra suitcase, just one small wheeled case, but I'm the queen of creative packing let me tell ya!! I even found room for a few things that Andrew didn't need in England any more too! We had that lovely Indian Summer in England when I was there, it rained in Michigan every day while I was away, and now we're having an Indian Summer here too, no cold weather (or snow) in sight thankfully! Have a great weekend, hope you're beginning to feel better, and thank you for your kind comments.


Evelina Wikberg said...

Ooohhh...I just love Bo Bunny. You are going to have sooo much fun with them bits and bobs. Have got a tint of green on my face. Haha...xx

Regina said...

Some awesome crafting supplies!! I do hope that you get to feeling better soon and are able to mess up that desk some more. (a good mess though...ya know..the fun kind)


This is my first WOYWW and I'm loving it.

Mandi said...

Superb card Deb
Your purchases looks fantastic
I LOVE a pile of new stuff! I never put it away for ages lol
Thank you