Saturday 6 October 2012


Hello blogworld

Well that's been a few days since I was here hasn't it!  I wanted to say thank you for all the kind comments you left both about my last poor offering of a card and the fug I find myself in.

I think a lot of my dissatisfaction is down to state of my dining room (which is my crafting area), the fact we still have one kitten un-homed (and looking likely to stay un-homed for a long time!) and that there are lots of decisions to be made on the house front.  Not least of which is where do we start!  I do hope we are not the only people out there who have many more possessions than they ever thought they would have!  I think I can see a major, and by that I mean drastic, culling of my possessions (to include books and craft stuff!).

Anyway waffle, waffle, waffle!  Not the reason I'm here.

The proper reason is that there is a new challenge over at Sweet Stampin and this week the theme is 'through the window'.  Now you should've heard all the scratching of heads that went on over this theme!  My teamies have nailed it with wonderful examples - mine? Well, I'm still scratching.

So this week our sponsor is:

And our regular monthly sponsor is:

You want to scratch your heads too?  Well here it is:

Front view:

Arty farty - trying to show how I 3d'd the outer paper, trying to make a windowey type thingy - as at that point I was panicking that it wasn't windowey enough!

Do y'know I can't find the close up I took of the image.  I know I took one, but I just can't find it, I've probably deleted it!!

So, I used:
Digi stamp:
Milk n Coffee - Lisbeth and Mushroom house
coloured with my Promarkers


Cosmo Cricket - Mini Deck: Pixie-Licious

Anything else?
3d gloss on the mushroom
fence die - freebie from Tracy at Dies to Die for

There we go, I'm sure once you see the examples from my teamies I'm sure you'll get the theme better. Then when you are there looking, why not pop in an entry - but please remember to stamp somewhere.

See you soon,


Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Sarah, I love the image and great colour

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Sarah. I love the sweet image and the pretty papers

I hope you have a good weekend
Hugs Sue

Vicky said...

Simply beautiful hun...and loving the colours and layout too...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

mixamatoasties said...

I love your card Sarah. The new Gnome Sweet Gnome papers from My Minds Eye will go perfectly with your image too :)

Susan x

Hazel said...

Hi sarah

This is a lovely card with fabulous dimension.

I hope things take a turn for the better for you real soon.

Thanks for dropping by and leaving me some lovely comments.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Take care

Ta ta for now.

Hazel xx

coops said...

so gorgeous sarah.i really love the sweet image and fab colours :D

xx coops xx

Jo said...

Just gorgeous Sarah! Fabby image and layout. Hope you're well & having a lovely weekend!
Hugs Jo x

Wishcraft said...

It's lovely Sarah. Gorgeous image and fab design - at least you tried something different, I played it very safe! Hugs, Lisa x

PS. we need a major clutter cull too!

belldoubleyou said...

Don't be so down on yourself! Window-y cards and frames seem like a perfectly good interpretation of "through the window" to me -- plus there are windows on the mushroom house, so that counts even if the frame doesn't!

It is a super cute mushroom house, by the way.

catherine said...

Fantastic card Sarah and a great take on the theme. Great image and colours. hope you have had a good weekend
x catherine

Faye said...

How fantastically cute Sarah. I love it. X