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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Not sew easy

Hi all,
After a nice start weather wise to the holidays, it has been raining today.  I took the girls to a soft play this morning, which they loved.  Martha seems to think that she is also Daisy's age and tries to do everything her big sister does, so I had to follow them around helping Martha up and over things for an hour and a half.  I felt like I had a bit of a work out.  I think we are going to register at the library tomorrow.  We were registered before we went to Sydney, but we need to do it again.  Daisy loves reading and it will be nice to have some that we don't know inside out and back to front!
Over at CRAFT this week, we are sponsored by The Stamping Boutique, Loretta's digital stamps, My heart pieces and Flonz.  Our theme is stitching.  I have used Beautiful Nature by My Heart Pieces, and took the opportunity to get the sewing machine out.  I need a bit more practice as some of the stitching is a bit wonky.  I made the flower from an odd bit of pink cord I found in my ribbon box.
See you later.
I would like to enter this into the following:
Make it Monday - Always anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes


16 comments:

jackid said...

This is beautiful love it very pretty
shame about the weather for you it's been another beautiful day here
I got myself a cute little sewing machine the other week will have to get it out again and play along
have a great week end
Jacki xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,lovely image and colours.xxx

Mary J said...

So beautiful Nikki! Adore those papers with that fab image!

Leah Ann Gast said...

Beautiful card!

Dawny P said...

Love your sweet card - the colours are gorgeous and that image is so sweet :) Thank you for joining us this week over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge, hugs, Dawny xxx

Pinkllilac said...

Beautiful card Nikki love the colours and your gorgeous design, those papers are to die for, love them.
Hugs Linda

Caroline said...

Gorgeous card love the image and the layout is fabulous. Caroline xxx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous, you have used such delectable colours. I saw you over at MIM this week.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Wow! This is absolutely stunning, gorgeous image and papers and the stitching looks wonderful, glad to hear that you are enjoying the school holidays
Lindsay xx

brenda said...
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brenda said...

The rain like it might be heading this way as well Nikki, but we have had a few days sunshine.

Perfect stitching on your card and a really pretty image.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Nikki, I adore those papers and that image is gorgeous, I love that flower, this is one super card.
hugs
Lorraine x

June Nelson said...

Wow me darlin its so detailed and pretty and oooh loving it sweets, the stitching doesnt arf show it off, just gorgeous, big huggies June xxxx

Sandy said...

Love those fab papers and the sweet birds too.
Thanks for linking up with MIM this week.
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Sandy DT

Susan.... said...

Thats a very pretty card nikki ! love the colours and stitching !
hugs
susan x

Annmaree (Emu) said...

oh wow thats a super pretty image, love the colours and great papers! You rocked it for sure!