Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Under pressure...

Do you work best under pressure? I seem to although as I m getting older I m realising this might not be such a good idea anymoreLOL> I am lucky enough to be able to attend the fanatbulous event that is GOGO Getaway this weekend, so you would think that I ve nearly finished packing( In work tmrrw. till 5.30, need to be out the house by 8.15 on Friday morning)? well you will be wrong, no packed clothes no packed stash no badge finished and I only just managed to put some photos together ina folder ready to be printed before now and time I leave....hmmm like I said I m under pressure LOL
Ok then I have got a few cards for you and those were made in my lunch hour the other day. I ve managed FIVE!!!!!!!! can you believe that?

Three for you again, this set is such fun!!! I m glad SU put the offer on as I ve had this a while and never took it out, so i m giving it a workout if nothing else. Creamy Caramel, Chocolate Chip and Very Vanilla, this positively sounds like one of those famous American ice creams from Ben & Jerry lol.

No two, three and four is made with the Circle of Friendship set, you all now how much I love my round sentiments, I love them so much because they offer you the versatility of using them with any sort of layout, because they are round they will look right whatever your layout. Fab !!!!

I don't know what I was looking at when taking this picture it is definitely very crooked hmm this was the only one and it is now pitch black outside so I doubt I ll get a better one. Very Vanilla love notes( you will get 20 of those with envelopes in the June bundle see post below, they are so dinky and cute), Certainly Celery designer paper, Regal rose ribbon and card stock, cert celery brad, 1" and 1 1/4" circle punches.This sweet little number was inspired by the very talented in flower making Joanne, this lady can turn plain card stock into realistically looking flowers without hardly any tools at all, mine is nothing like the works of art she produces but I know she will be proud of my for trying hee hee. I ve made the petals using the 1 1/4" circle punch that s included in the bundle. I ve also used the 1/2"punch and the 1" punch. Now the 1" punches the sentiment stamps perfectly without a border and the 1 1/4" punches them with a nice border around. Very Vanilla, Real red, Choc Chip and Cert. Celery were used here. I ve also used the corner rounder on this.Last one uses Choc. Chip, Cert Celery, Pumpkin Pie same punches as above.

Not sure if you ve noticed but the reason I ve made so many in such short time is the fact that I ve used the same base colours and added different contrasting colours and slightly different layouts. Got ot go my bed awaits me, don't forget I m having fun at the Getaway this weekend so please email me with any orders and I will get back to you by Sunday night. Hugs M

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  1. Adorable cards. Yes, I work well under pressure. That's why I'm finishing up Christmas presents on the 24th of Dec.

  2. Hi Monica, have a FAB time in GOGO land i am quite jealous wish i was going!! your cards are stunningly beautiful as ever.....don't forget you do need to sleep a little to keep looking gorgeous!!
    take care

  3. Great cards Monica, I cannot wait for my circle sentiment stamps. x

  4. Inspiring cards, as always if thats working under pressure what
    can you do with time to spare!

  5. Monica, thanks for the inspiration! I love your blog!

    I wish you a lot of success and much fun with Stampin´ Up!

    Regards from Germany


  6. Monica I love your blog and often pop by, I have put you on my blogging list on my blog. I hope this is ok. Thanks.Louby.

  7. Hope you enjoy the getaway Monica!
    Love the way you use those round sentiments. Great batch of cards as always.

  8. Hi Monica,

    I have a hard time finding the Word Window Punch, wich is impossible in Sweden. Can I order this punch from you??


  9. Hi Ankie and thank you for your enquiry but unfortunately we are waiting for it here in the UK as is not in our own catalogue yet( I m keeping my fingers crossed. M xxx

  10. Gorgeous as ever, love the colours you've used!

  11. Monica, I can't believe I missed this posting of yours before! Came here to find another of your cards so I could link to it and give you credit for the inspiration, and found this. Your flower is fab! I love the five petals and their shape, and the fringed centre. I was admiring it, and wondering what you had used to make it, and then read your comments! Hope you had fun with it - and looking forward to seeing more! Now back to finding that other card . . .


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