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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Just a note

 Hi all,
I hope you are having a good day.  I am having a quick break from the housework, as I am not working today (the beginning of a school term is always slow work-wise for me).  Yesterday, the builders came around again to continue with the business of extending our house.  The orangery is now up and we are waiting for the glass roof which is coming tomorrow.  Then, the wall between the kitchen and the orangery will be knocked down.  Once that is done, I need to get decorating.  I hope to get it all done by Christmas, but with work, looking after the girls and crafting (of course) I'm not sure how much time I will have.
Over at Creative Craft this fortnight, we are sponsored by Bugaboo.  Our theme is anything goes, and as usual, I had trouble deciding what to do.  I wanted to do something different from a card, and settled on a post-it note holder.  The image is by Bugaboo, the paper is by Basic Grey, and the flowers were made from a scalloped circle, which I cut and rolled.  I keep thinking I should get one of the proper flower dies, but as this works for me, I'm not sure about spending the money!  I wrote on the blackboard with a pink chalk.
See you later.

14 comments:

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,love the fab design.xxx

Judith said...

What a great idea Nicky -love it hugs Judith x

Linby said...

oh this is great, love those flowers.
Linbyx

pinky said...

Gorgeous project Nikki, great idea. Hope the building work goes well and you never know it could all work out in time for Christmas which is only 14 weeks away:)

Luckydawn said...

A great idea Nikki! I love the image you have used.
Hugs
Dawn x

Gemma said...

This is super sweetie...love the idea!
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Annmaree (Emu) said...

I love this post-it note holder! the image is so cute, love the rolled flowers!

Annie Anya said...

What a fab creation love the flowers and colours you used...xx

Nicecrane Designs said...

What a cute idea Nikki,,,,,love it

Sheryl said...

Love this Nikki would make good Christmas presents for your girl's teachers!

xxxtglxxx said...

How cute! :)

Sweet image and those rolled flowers look great! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx

Mary J said...

How clever Nikki! Love the flowers and gems too!

Jules said...

Hi Nikki

A great post it note holder. Love the decoration ... especially the flowers. What a great way to make them!

It sounds like you are going to be super, duper busy for the next few months!!

Love Jules xx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Absolutely fabulous, love the sweet image and the blackboard
Lindsay xx