Chaos reigns at the Purple Palace this week, for reasons you will see if you read on .... HOWEVER, you can't keep a crafter from her stash for long ...
|And a close up to show the twinkle|
|And my co-ordinating insert and envelope|
- 5" x 7" red, 300gsm, card blank and matching sized white envelope
- Snippets of card in white, red and black
- Inkadinkado Santa image stamped using Memento tuxedo black ink
- See D's Christmas greeting (for insert) and Kaisercraft greeting (elsewhere on the card and envelope) stamped using Memento tuxedo black
- Visible Image faux brick image stamped using Adirondack red pepper ink which was also sponged through the Memory Box grid stencil (image panel) and the Dutchdoobadoo burlap stencil using an egg shaped cosmetic sponge
- Crafters Companion Spray and Shine applied to protect the water based ink in transit
- Crystal stickles to highlight the image panel Santa
Challenges I will be entering this Christmas make for:
- Crafting by Designs - September 1st challenge - GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS
- Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra - September challenge - ANYTHING GOES
- ABC of Christmas - 2nd September challenge - THINGS BEGINNING WITH R ... I went with RED, as I think many of us did, it was that or Rudolph for me!
- Creative Card Crew - challenge No. 95 - CHRISTMAS
- C.R.A.F.T. challenge - challenge No. 328 - CHRISTMAS
My husband and I have decided to decorate our living room, in itself not exactly a monumental decision but ..... I've been putting it off because this is where I craft and hoard craft "schtuff". Previously the hubs was blissfully unaware of the extent of my addiction ..... and now HE IS!!! Ooopsie. Check out what I mean ...
Before I started my dining room looked like this and my craft area like this - hmmmm. And then ....
|My craft area still has a smidge of stuff left to move|
|OMG! Sadly ... moving is no longer an option in my dining room!.|
Who knew there was so much stuff .... my teensy area behind the couch was plainly a Gallifreyan TARDIS!!!
A few minutes before the church services started, the congregation was sitting in their pews and talking.
Suddenly, Satan appeared at the front of the church. Everyone started screaming and running for the back entrance, trampling each other in a frantic effort to get away from evil incarnate.
Soon the church was empty except for one elderly gentleman who sat
calmly in his pew without moving, seemingly oblivious to the fact that God's ultimate enemy was in his presence.
So Satan walked up to the man and said, 'Do you know who I am?'
The man replied, 'Yep, sure do.'
'Aren't you afraid of me?' Satan asked.
'Nope, sure ain't.' said the man.
Don't you realise I can kill you with one word?' asked Satan.
'Don't doubt it for a minute,' returned the old man, in an even tone.
'Did you know that I can cause you profound, horrifying agony for all
eternity?' persisted Satan.
'Yep,' was the calm reply.
'And you're still not afraid?' asked Satan.
'Nope,' said the old man.
More than a little perturbed, Satan asked, ' Why aren't you afraid of me?'
The man calmly replied, 'Been married to your sister for 60 years’