Thursday, 29 January 2009

View from my............


Hello guys, OMG!!! Sorry it has been so long since I have update you all, I have tried for 4 nights in a row to publish this post and Blogger was having none of it. I am hoping is not going to be so late next time. Anyway here s a view from my sunbed and I apologise if you are experiencing snow at the minute where you are( couldn't believe the forecast back home when we've seen it on the news)
This has got to be the biggest resort I have ever stayed at( 808 rooms and hotel is fully booked, eek!), butbecause it covers such a huge area it feels very intimate and not busy at all. My days are spent half at the beach snorkelling and the other half around the pool and every day I make sure I get a 30 minutes session on the water slides( those are massive and so much fun, very fast and I ve ended up with my bikini bottom up my bottom several times LOL, not entirely sure you wanted to know about that)
I have a few cards to share with you today, first one is one I have made for my BIL s birthday before we left.

Extremely quick to make, I took inspiration from his favorite footbal team *Juventus*. Basic Black, Yoyo Yellow and Whisper White. Added some black gingham and a punched out star. Five minutes but I love it, really striking.
My second one is one of a batch I have made and brought with me to give me something to blog about while on holiday. I took a few colour combos from the SU catalgoues and scribbled a few layouts and made them all the night before I left. If only blogger would let me upload them.
Choc Chip designer paper, Old olive stripy from the Haiku collection, Basful Blue overstamped in Versamark with the Baroque Motifs and the outline of a Rose is a Rose stamped and embossed in clear powder over Rose Red card stock( just like the card on the cover of our current catalogue). Now I love this combo but I am not convinced the card I have ended up with totally works. I would have liked a bit of green around the rose I think. I have added some glitter glue to the rose as well and that didn't come out well at all in the photo. White taffeta ribbon tied in a bow finished off my little beauty that s not so beautiful. I will try and better it once I get home so might see it again in the future. Ok got to dash I have a date with my hubby. He is taking me out for dinner LOL
Hugs Monica xxxxx
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