Thursday, 15 January 2015


Hello there,
So last time you've heard from me I was merrily getting back into  the swing of things after Christmas completely oblivious that my life will soon face another change!!! But before I tell you all about it let me share a card with you using one of the free Sale a Bration stamp sets you can redeem with a £45 order from now until the end of March called BEST DAY EVER!!
Isn't it yummy? I case the concept from our very own CEO of Stampin"Up! Shelli Gardner  and monicafied it a little :)
I used gold embossing powder and our wonderfully thick watercolour paper. I loved the design so much I ended up making many more and was one of the samples I sent out along with my catalogues. Have you got a catalogue yet? would you like one? then contact me and you might get one of these cards or you might even get a different one :)
I used Bermuda Bay card and ink and a stampin spritzer to add some water for the cool bleeding effect.
 A little scalloped border in yummy gold glimmer paper picked up on the gold embossing powder while the small flowers were punched out from coffee filter paper with the itty bitty flower punch.

So now onto the news !!! We are adding another member to our family!!! Tomorrow, yes only one more sleep to go (yippee) we are bringing home little Olly, an 8 week old cockapoo and I am just about to burst with excitement.

Pictures not very clear as he is a little wiggler and very hard to pin down but you get the gist. Here's another one with some of his fluffy brothers. He is the middle one
And as you can imagine I went puppy buying mad !!! My poor husband is practically running out the house first thing in the morning to escape my excited puppy convos (silly man).
But we are ready for him, we have a crate, a puppy play pen, we have fluffy beds for supervised sleeps only ( fluffy vet bed and blankets for the crate) hot water bottles, puppy pulse, coats, collars, treats, grooming products and grooming equipment and toys??? oh has he got a LOT of toys already (all of it might be wasteful as he might not even play with them, Nico never did !!!)
But we are ready and waiting and already OBSESSED with him !!!

Thank you for visiting me see you again soon with a proper introduction of the baby poo :)
xoxoxo Monica 

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  1. Awww Monica - how adorable is little Olly - no wonder you are mega excited!

    Oh - and your card is fabulous too!
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

  2. Oh Monica! How wonderful. I'm so pleased for you. He looks great fun and very fluffy.

    Big Hugs,

    Love Jenny x

  3. Cute card, and what a cute puppy. You're going to have so much fun. Ollie's first birthday card!!! Sweet.

  4. SQUEEEE! Olly is absolutely gorgeous and I'm so excited for you Monica! Wishing you all the best with your bundle of fun :) Vicky xx

  5. I can imagine how excited you are! It sounds like Olly may end up a bit spoiled, but isn't that what we do to grandchildren and pets! Totally acceptable! Have so much fun loving him!


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