Learning New Crafts

Sunday, 7 April 2013
I hope everyone is having a good weekend.  I don't know about you, but I always  feel down Sunday afternoon as it's a reminder than in a few short hours we are back at work for another week.

My posts are becoming infrequent again and I apologise for that, but I've not gone off crafting again, I'm trying to teach myself to crochet! I would love to be able to make something for nephew (yes, it's a boy!) when he arrives.  I tried to teach myself to knit last year when I had my op, but I didn't stick with it.  However, I'm determind that I will not give up on this.  I wish my gran was still here as she tried to teach me when I was younger, but I was more interested in football then!

The card I'm showing today I made a few weeks ago for my boss's birthday.  I won't say I was entirely happy with it, but it's not terrible.  I used one of my Penny Black transparent sets that have not seen an ink pad!

The colouring of the parcel could've been coloured better, I wasn't sure on the shading, but hey ho, I'm not perfect!

I will try and do some blog hopping later today, Jon isn't very well though so I will see. 

Things with a friend took a real bad turn for the worse this week, to a point of beyond repair.  It hurt a lot, but I've some amazing friends who've made me realise that I'm not a bad person.  I'm looking forward to next Saturday as I'm going to the Cake International show in London with one of my very best friends, also called Sarah.  We'll hopefully get to see Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood, fingers crossed!

Anyway, enough waffling from me. Enjoy your Sunday afternoon and thank you for stopping by, your visit and comments really mean a lot.

Sarah xx


  1. Squirrel x said...:

    Hunny, your card is gorgeous, and there is nowt wrong with the shading on the present! Sorry you are feeling low again sweetie, keeping you in my thoughts and sending big fat furry hugs. Mwah, Squirrel xx

  1. Doreen said...:

    Beautiful card....love the fab image and great layout.xxx

  1. This is gorgeous Sarah.
    Defo know what you mean about Sunday
    and the back to work feeling! Sue xc

  1. debby4000 said...:

    Love your cute card and its gorgeous too.

  1. Kellylouj said...:

    A gorgeous card and so sorry to hear your news x Sending a big hug.

    Enjoy the cake show xx

  1. coops said...:

    so gorgeous hun.really sweet hedgie and your colouring is beautiful ;D

    xx coops xx

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