Saturday, 8 June 2013

Alive & Well

Hi All
i hope you are all fit n well, i can't believe how long it is since i last posted! My poor little blog has been neglected, so thought i would give you an update, well thats if any one still looks as nothing has been posted for so long! lol
We are both fine, the weather is fabulous me to a t, we had our first bushfire last week, just in the next valley, was a bit scary, lasted from 11-5.30 helicopters with water buckets & planes dumping sand or something, missed the two houses at the top of the hill., put some pics on facebook.
I started making some cakes for our local taverna, my lemon drizzle cake goes down a storm as a warm pud after sunday lunch, fran asked me if i wanted a few hours so i now work wens & fri 11-3, just preaping food & some cleaning, luv it, all my wages get spent there!!
Have had lots of visitors, feb/march/april/may, last lot went couple weeks ago, next lot arrive july, then aug!
Never had such a hectic social life but my does belly no it!! think more of a wine belly than food! lol 
Well thats it for now, will pop back soon, take care all. 
Thank you if you stop by to see me, i do appreciate it.
lots luv.
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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

House Mouse Challenge 139

Hi All
hope you all fit & well, sorry i have been missing again i just can not get back into blog & cards at the mo, have been busy sorting things here.
Huge apologies to my teamies at House Mouse & Friends for being late & rubbish Dt member.
Tis a beautiful day here 22+ i have my brother staying he is delighted it is so warm, of to walk up big hill behind us today! then home to soak up some sun.



* NEW CHALLENGE *
Our mega talented Teamie Heather is hosting this next challenge and she has also chosen another super fun theme ;
 *WINGS*

Make a card or project with anything that has WINGS to fly. Like, birds, butterflies, ladybugs, etc....

* SPONSORS *
We want to welcome back these three very special sponsors.

 The Official Site of House-Mouse Designs
One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $25 Electronic Gift Certificate
good for shopping at House-Mouse Designs online store.

and...

JOANNA SHEEN LTD.,


JS LTD., is offering a a £10 voucher to One Lucky Winner for spending at www.joannasheen.com (in full or part payment) for some crafting goodies.

and...

   

http://www.hmstamps.com/ A Great New online website offering the complete line of HOUSE-MOUSE stamps and SNOOPY stamps! Check them out!  

One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $10 Gift Certificate to shop at H M  STAMPS.



THANK YOU Sponsors for your great generosity! We are honored to have you on board!

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 (Note; all shipping, handling and tax fees are the responsibility of the winners.)
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THANK YOU Sponsors for your great generosity! We are honored to have you on board!

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 (Note; all shipping, handling and tax fees are the responsibility of the winners.)
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For my card i used this gorgeous image,coloured with me pencils, the background paper i made up in me scrapbook programme, then cut some flowers & leaves.
Do check out my teamies awesome creations. Look forward to seeing yours.




Thank you for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, enjoy the rest of your day, lots luv sue,xx


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Sunday, 17 February 2013


Hi all
hope you all fit & well, those poorly wish you better soon, tis a beautiful day here but bloomin chilly wind, got our pool up yest so nearly ready for the summer!!
Have my brother comin next week so getting sorted for his visit, doin a practice airport run 2moro, still not done much crafting finding to many other things to do!
Goin to catch up with you all 2day i hope.
Here's me pool, got couple little pin prick holes we need to patch up, but will do me.



Ok thats me lot, of to peg the washing out, enjoy the rest of your sunday, thanks for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, luv sue,x

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Thursday, 14 February 2013

Christmas Club Challenge

Hi All
Hope you all fit n well, those poorly wish you better soon, i am late with me card don't ask why as i had them done well early!!
It time for another Christmas Club Challenge,
Dawn wanted to see only words on our cards.
This one was a pain to get a piccie of, just used me embossing folder & added glamour dust, does say Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

This card was done with polkadoodles gingerbread download, easy peasy then just folded the card & cut the shape out.

Challenges:
CHNC = No More Snow

Right thats me lot for now, doing a test airport run in a while as me brother is coming out next sunday, whooopie, lovely n sunny but very windy 2day.
Enjoy the rest of your day, thank you for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, luv sue,xx


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Monday, 11 February 2013

House Mouse Challenge 138


Hi All
hope you all fit & well, those poorly wish you better soon, sorry i have not been around much i have been busy varnishing all the stairs!! lots of them to do.
Last few days have been quite warm, the blossom is poppin out, looks very pretty, not so nice 2day.
Well its time for another House Mouse & Friends Challenge, thank you to all who joined in the last challenge.


Our Lovely Teamie, Dorte Kvist, is Hosting this next challenge and she has chosen

* I Love You *SewMuch *

This will be so fun since there are endless possibilites. Simply incorporate stitching; could be real or faux. Or, use any House-Mouse Designs image featuring *sewing*. The choice is yours! we cant wait to see what you will come up with!! :)

* SPONSORS *
We want to welcome back these three very special sponsors.
 
Simon Says Stamp has over 100,000+ fabulous items in stock.  They have all of the latest releases from Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Tim Holtz, Spellbinders, Copic, House-Mouse Designs and so much more!  With such great deals on shipping, it’s always a great time to shop with Simon Says Stamp. 
 
 ONE Lucky winner will receive a $25 gift voucher to shop at Simon Says Stamp store.
 and...

  
http://www.hmstamps.com/ A Great New online website offering the complete line of HOUSE-MOUSE and SNOOPY stamps! Check them out! 
One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $10 Gift Certificate to H M  STAMPonline shop 

and...
"Di's Digi Downloads is a great little company offering lots of super adorable digi stamps". 
One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $10 Voucher to Di's Digi Downloads online Shop

 A big THANK YOU goes out to our fabulous sponsors for your incredible generosity!!! We are honored to have you on board. Our players love your awesome prizes!!!

 (Please Note; all shipping, handling and tax fees are the responsibility of the winners.)



I forgot i had this stamp, fits perfect for the challenge, i did do some real stitching round the edge!!!! coloured with me pencils, papers & embelies from stash, sentiment done on comp.
Look forward to seeing your creations.


Thank you for dropping by, its lovely to see you here, enjoy the rest of your day, luv sue,xx

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Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Just for fun

Hi all
hope you all tickety boo, those poorly wish you better soon, it is cold, grey n wet here 2day, so i am havin a play in me craftroom!!
Thought i would join in a challenge rather than just do DT cards.
Not joined in Less Is More for ages, so though i would play, needed something nice n simply to do!!!!
Paper is from Pink Petticoat, hear cut with sizzex die.
That be grs valentines card sorted! lol


Challenges :
Less Is More = Sketch
Shopping Our Stash = Hearts/Valentines/Red/Love
Try It On Tuesday = Include One Heart
ABC = Valentines

Ok thats me lot, of to try n get some more cards done, of out for indian 2nite, yum yum, thank you for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, enjoy the rest of your day, luv sue,xx
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Monday, 28 January 2013

House Mouse & Friends Challenge 137

Hi All
hope you all tickety boo, those poorly wish you better soon, its time for another
House Mouse & Friends Challenge
Thank you to all who joined in last time, fabulous creations.



It's America's  theme this week, she has chosen.........
*Anything Goes with a special CUT*
Simply create anything using special cuts - like cuts made with your favorite cutting dies, or show off a special shaped cut, or use any HM&F image featuring CUTS. Really any type of a special cut will do..... even haircuts.  heheh... 
Just have fun with this and show us your fun takes.


SPONSORS
We are honoured and want to give a very warm welcome to these amazing Sponsors;

Joanna Sheen LTD.,



JS LTD., is offering a a £10 voucher to One Lucky Winner for spending on the website at www.joannasheen.com (in full or part payment) for some crafting goodies.

and


  
http://www.hmstamps.com/  
Great New online website offering the complete line of HOUSE-MOUSE and SNOOPY stamps! Check them out!!
H M STAMPS is giving away a $10 Gift Certificate to One Lucky Winner.
and

America will be giving away these 3 House-Mouse Designs stamps to one lucky 




Ok onto me card, luv this cute image, with his poorly CUT!!!!!!!!!
used me die cuts for corners & mats. Image coloured with copics, can't remember the papers the cover has come of it!!
Do check out my teamies awesome creations, look forward to seeing yours.




Challenges:
Broken Box Stock = Get Well
Simply Create Too = Anything Goes
Crafting By Design = Polka Dots

Ok thats me lot, thank you for dropping by, its lovely to see you here, enjoy the rest of your day, luv sue,x

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Sunday, 27 January 2013

Christmas Club Challenge

Hello Peeps
So much for being organised i should have blogged this yesterday i had monday in my head!!!
Of to the market this morn to bulk buy some veg for me homemade soup.

I am back again this time with a Christmas card!! yep i am trying to get one made every week!! bet when the sun is out & its stinking hot that promise will go outa the window!!
Anyway this card is for The Christmas Card Challenge, thank you girls for letting me slip away for a while, much appreciated.
This week Carol would like us to make a card with 
NO PATTERNED PAPERS.
 If you would like to join us girlies then please email into one of us, the more the merrier, all names along right hand side.

For my card i used me embossing folder, covered with glamour dust, then sizzex die Christmas tree & added some stickles, ribbon was from hamper i got for Christmas! waste not want not!!
Do check out the rest of the girls fabulous creations.


Challenges:
MilkCoffee Challenge = Snowflakes & Sparkle
Craftroom Challenges = Monochrome
CHNC = Anything Goes


Thank you for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, enjoy the rest of your day, i will catch up with you all later 2day. luv sue,x

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Saturday, 26 January 2013

Hi

Hi all
hope you are all tickety boo & keeping warm, i have been busy varnishing doors & units, weeding all patios & garden, havin a lazy weekend as me back aches now!
Been playing in the kitchen this morn, made a loaf & fruit loaf, the fruit one tastes yummy.
Been warming up nicely here have got the pool frame set up, just need to get some slabs to go under it.
Here is todays makes.



Ok thats all from me, enjoy the rest of your weekend, thank you for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, luv sue,x

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Thursday, 17 January 2013

Snow In Cyprus

Hi all
hope you all fit & well, those poorly wish you better soon.
I have been busy varnishing some doors in the bathroom, they look quite good, got loads more to do & floorboards!!!
Been watchin your weather, its rather chilly at the mo!! well last week we were down to -3!!! and wens we were snowed in!! Today i have been sat in the garden in me vest & crops rolled up!!! what a difference a week makes!!
Thank you for all the lovely welcome back messages, still got to get back into hopin round to see you all, i will get there!!

View from bedroom

Heading back to the house, our house on the right.

Patio

going into village

Some useless information for you, at the mo we have 63 residents in the village, it gets upto 400 in the summer as it is cooler up here.
Ok not as much as some of you but it was enough to stop us getting out.
Ok thats me lot, thank you for droppin by, its lovely to see you here, luv sue,xx
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