Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Quick Makes

The newest members of our family, meet Sandy and Snowflake.

Where has the day gone? started the day by visiting your blogs and leaving comments, then had to start work with Benjamin. He has been writing a story about being a bearded dragon! Yes you did read that right, we got 2 bearded dragons from the rescue centre at the weekend, we've named them Sandy and Snowflake. As you may or may not know we lost "Speedy" about a fortnight ago, he had suspected kidney failure. We were all very sad about losing him and the empty viv made it worse. Not any more though, with our new family members we are a complete family again! Not everyones cup of tea I know, and the saying our pets have a resemblance to their owners is somewhat worrying!

While Ben was writing I stamped up loads of images for friends, still have a few more to do but im finally catching up. My staz on pad needs re-inking so will do that before I continue.
Finally managed to make a couple of quick cards. I used some new Inkadinkado clear stamps. I love this naughty little images. Double click on image to see detail clearer. I don't know what the papers are, some monochromatic pad I brought from my local craft shop. Will be using some of the other stamps later, so watch this space.

Before I go I want to wish Tracey a happy birthday for today. I hope you have had a wonderful day with lots of nice things.


Pink Sunshine said...

Congratulations on your new arrivals, they look very cute, loving your blog, thankyou for visiting mine.
Alos if that is your wall paper in the background, its very very nice.
Look forward to visiting more often.
Sally. x

Donna said...

Lovely card, i love the mono's. Donna x

Rach said...

oh how cool, love the bearded dragons...your cards look fabulous as well...hugs rachxx

Fiorella said...

Hi Linda! Your new pets look nice!
Love your card, black and white are a fabulous combination!
Hugs from Italy

fairymadjo said...

oh there lovely we had some a few yrs bk. thank ou for taking time to drop by my blog . oh lovely your cards huggs jo x

Chris said...

Hi Linda, and my goodness your new pets are amazing! I have to admit that I drew the line at stick insects with my boys LOL! Love your cards and those naughty stamps, they're totally my cup of tea. The black and white papers are great too and perfect for male cards. Chris x

Jill said...

gorgeous cards, I love the images and the black & White. Aww your new additions to the family look quite at home already Jill x

nessy said...

congrats on your new family members!! ~love those cards ~such fun images!!
also big thankyou for my birthday card and folder ~it was such a surprise ~ thankyou so much, for thinking of me and being so kind!
vanessa xx

Love to Doodle! said...

Congrats on your new additions Linda...

Love these two cards....cute images and great layouts. I've got some b and w papers somewhere....must get them out now I've seen these...xx

Dawny P said...

ohh scary - but they are really cute lol xx LOVE the b and w cards and that image is fabulous - hee hee!! I might have to buy me that one xxxxx

Becky said...

Loving the new additions to your family, they look so cool! Love the cards too, I think I have that stamp but have yet to use it!! (way too many!!)
Love Becky xx

Heather said...

Congatulations on your new family members!!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh these are just fabulous!
love those little guys and your dp is wonderful. Hello to your new additions, rather you than me though.
kim x

Diane.W. said...

Agh!!!Sorry,but they scare me!!! I know you must luv them,but my son had 2 & I couldn't relax with them in the house,lol!!!!
I like your card,though!!! :o)x

Sandra said...

Hi,love these cards,i so love black and white,very striking and the images and sentiments are perfect...great new additions too,
Take care
Sandra x

Kristine B. said...

:) Congrats and welcome to your new family members!

Cute monochromatic card. I like how you paired all the papers together =)

Desire Fourie said...

Just love the bearded dragons. They look quite content and inquisitive.

Macpurp said...

welcome to your new family members!
lovely cards !


Tracey said...

Hi Linda

Love the cards, they are fab as always. Glad you got Sandy & Snowflake to replace Speedy, I must admit I like them :o)
Thanks for the Birthday Wishes, I had a fab day :o)

Big Hugs

ANGELO said...

Wow, those small creatures are cool! I'm sure my boys would have loved to have them!!

I would rather have your cards :) They are more my cup of tea! I love black and white.

Thanks for visiting my blog! It is so nice when you have left some words behind there :)

Have a nice day, Linda!

Hugs, Kristin :)

Catherine said...

what a cute card...love b&w =)
and congrats on your new family members

Anonymous said...

Great additions to the family and your cards are gorgeous!
Carole ;-)

Debbie said...

Love your new pets Linda they look amazing. Love your cards too. {{hugs}} Debbie x

PS: Thanks for your beautiful card, I received it this morning. You are so sweet & thoughtful...it made me cry all over again. XX

Maya said...

Congrats on you`re new family members :)

And what a great card,Linda!!
Love the black/white combo :)

I have been struggling with my blog... Arrrgggg :/
All the sidebars was gone.. So i have to go on a blog hunt ;)

Hugs from Maya

carolann said...

Lovely little fellows and two brilliant cards hun well done xxxx

Han said...

Fab card I do love black and white together very sophisticated xx

Suzanne said...

They look kinda cute! Love the Cards too!

Thanks for the comments about 'Here's Mine!' I've added pictures if you want to have another look..........Hopefully it will be a bit clearer for you!
Suze x

Mel said...

Love your card, black & white are such a good combination ~ Mel

Shary said...

Great mono cards. We have a bearded dragon called Harry. They grow quickly but it's interesting when they shed their skins.My kids are fascinated by it.

Marcea said...

love these cheeky cards
Wonderful monochrome!!!!!

Karin said...

Hi Linda,

your new familymembers are very cute (as long as they stay inside).

I love your quick made cards.

Have a nice evening my friend,
xoxo karin

bubblegum said...

OOOh your new arrivals look interesting. ;) :) Enjoy. ;)
Great card - balck and white is always stunning. ;) :)

Thanks for leaving me a nice comment on my blog. ;)


cats whiskers said...

Oh wow your new arrivals look amazing No 3 son will be drooling when I show him, he is reptile mad.
Oh and by the way love the monochrome cards what a great image LOL
Hugs Jacqui x

Cazzy said...

Great beardie photos Linda, and I like the card. I have some of those little stamps.

I don't think I am going to tell my son there is a rescue centre, not until he leaves home! It isn't that I don't like them it is just I ended up lizard sitting too often.

Cazzy xx

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