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Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Grab-a-Doodle downloads and more Awards/Katy's blog candy

Finally an update on my blog. Its been a busy few days. We spent the weekend turning my old craft room into a bedroom for my son. Then we turned his old bedroom into a bedroom for Ben who had been sharing a room with his sister! Finally last night everyone was in their own room, and we can give a sigh of relief. I can now do some serious cleaning, although i am leaving the real blitzing until the weekend! As you all know im not the most domesticated person in the world, can always think of better things to do , like doing ten rounds with Frank Bruno!!! Domestic goddess im not, so if there are any volunteers out there, please feel free to blitz my house at your convenience!!


Its a gorgeous sunny day, and doesn't it make you feel so good??! I have been out and about this morning and now desperate to get down to some crafting. This morning i visited the craft shop i used to work in, oh my goodness, Anna has some more fabulous templates coming out soon, and they are going to be aired on QVC, not sure of the dates yet, but will keep you updated on that.



These cards i made over the weekend, using the fabulous Grab-a-doodle downloads, from the ever talented Sally-Ann. I think these images are just gorgeous and even better, i didn't even have to colour them in.



This little kitty is so cute, and with a few papers, a quick and easy card!





The cupcakes are definitely one of my favourite downloads. I have stickled the heart and icing although its not clear from this photo.




and finally this gorgeous image for any little boy in your life!




I can not thank you all enough for the wonderful awards you have passed on to me. Unfortunately i have not had time to pick them all up. I will get round to it later this week.


This award was passed on to me, by the ever talented Bev over at All Things I love. I am sure you are all familiar with Bevs gorgeous work, and if you're not, go take a look for yourself. You are sure to find lots of inspiration there. Thank you Bev, I can not believe you would think to pass this on to little old me!




Then this award is from the lovely Ann if you havnt seen her work please go over and take a look her work is truly stunning and i love visiting her blog.




Finally the gorgeous Katy has some fabulous blog candy up for grabs take a look at this. For a chance to win follow this link here .

Well ladies thats it from me for now, will be back later in the week with more quick cards. Hugs Linda x

36 comments:

Alison said...

Fantastic cards as always Linda, so cute.

Moni said...

Gorgeous card! hugs, Moni

Natalie said...

Lovely cards Linda and Congrats on your awards. x

Sandra said...

Lovely cards, I especially like the pink and chocolate colour combos.
Hugs
Sandra xx

Anesha said...

Good luck with your cleaning. Adorable cards.

Donna said...

Love your cards Linda, you always use the most gorgeous papers. Glad to hear you have each child in the right place lol, wouldn't want you misplacing one of them. Will e mail you tonight when mine are in bed. Donna x

Amanda's paper palace said...

hi Linda!my house has been upside for the past couple of weeks and i finally got my craft room back today so gave it a good clean and sort out...you know that saying tidy space, tidy mind or something like that lol. well i can now look forward to some much needed hours of pure crafting.cards are fab really love the layouts.hugs amanda xx

Amanda's paper palace said...

Hi Linda!me again.i have the exact same problem with the paper's but after having a little play last night have come up with a few ideas so once theyre finished will get them uploaded and hopefully they will inspire you???lolhugs amanda xx

Rleen said...

Stunning cards Linda. I love all the cute images and the designs. Fabulous job as always.

Congrats on all your wonderful
awards.

Hugs,
Arlene

Annie said...

you have sunshine today!?! it is horrid here and cold and windy and wet. love the cards you have made - quick and easy sounds just right, I've taken all day to make one card for tomorrow's CCT blog! hugs, annie x

POPPET said...

you have still been busy lol, lovely cards and i agree them cupcakes are really yummy, makes me want one lol..

Hugs pops x xx

Lyndsey Marie said...

Fabulous cards, love the images they are great. Hope you get yourself sorted soon, I love housework but you a bit to far for me to pop over. Will send you some housework vibes over !!!.
Lyndsey xx

Liza said...

Great cards Linda, love the papers.

Liza x

cats whiskers said...

two little beauties for us to view here dear, love them, sorry cannot help on the housework front, how about asking the faries they might do it over night for you (I wish!!!!!)
Hugs Jacqui x

Tab said...

oooh love the cards Linda! The images and papers are just divine! Seeing your beautiful craft space the other day has made me sort mine out today LOL, I feel so much more organised now, so thank you for motivating me!
Hugs Tab xxx

Supermum said...

Hi Linda
Gorgeous cards, love the pink and brown ones...fab!
Sue. x

Crafting Joanne said...

Ooohh these are all lovely cards Linda. Joanne x

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Your cards are fabulous Linda, Congratulations on your awards hun and so deserved, Big Hugs, Nikki x

Donna said...

Gorgeous cards Linda and fab images you have used too! I love the gingham and stripey papers you have used. Well done on your awards, they are very much deserved :) Donna x

Debbie said...

Linda what fabulous gorgeous cards those downloads are lovely .. the cat is just adorable .. thank you for the comments on my blog .. it really means something when you take the time to leave such lovely comments

Thank you
Debbie
:-)))))
x

Marcea said...

Hi hun, sounds as though you have had a busy week already!!! Loving your latest cards - they are fab!!! Super cute downloads, never tried them so might give them a whirl. Hope you are enjoying your fab new crafting space.
Cograts on your awards - so well deserved!
-x-

Donalda said...

Oh hon these are just beautiful dear. Just love your coloring and such cute images dear. Way to go on the awards dear!!!!!!!!!

tiggertastic said...

oh i see cake, fantastic cards Linda. i love the papers in the first card and the 2nd has a very yummy and pretty image. your last card is a excellent male card,

Sarah x

Andrea, said...

Fab cards Linda, I love the downloads. Good luck with the cleaning!!

Scrapmumur said...

WOW...your card are marvellous!!
I love your compositions, linda.
Fabulous colours.
Hugs Mumur

LOUISE said...

Gorgeous cards Linda, love them all, the downloads are cute, and the papers look fab too! I have also left you an award on my blog. Lou x

nessy said...

gorgeous cards linda ~gosh you have been so busy!!
congrats on your awards!
vanessa xx

Aija said...

Linda, how on earth you have the time to do these great cards??? Allways so many of them :)
Love the pink and brown, they are simply so stunning together!
Hugs,
Aija

Kim Piggott said...

Linda these are just so gorgeous!
Love your brilliant images and colouring. Gorgeous papers and detail!
Will email you very soon I promise!
hugs
kim x

Sue said...

absolutely beautiful cards Linda,your colours and papers are fabulous. Glad you have your rooms all sorted now but don't overdo it on the cleaning darl ;-)

sue
xx

Becky said...

Wow Linda! All gorgeous cards and I do love those downloads!! Stop tempting me!! So good to hear that the kids all have their own rooms now!
Love Becky xx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hey hun, well done on all of your lovely awards, you so deserve them, you are such a good friend and blogger. I just love these cards, my fav has to be the puss of course! Just love that image, will have to go download myself some, the sun cheers me up too, shame we haven't had any today, lol. Take care, am working on your letter I promise, Heidi xxx

mar1ene said...

Gorgeous cards hun and am glad you are getting all the rooms sorted..

Did your card arrive?
Hugs, Marlene xxx

Sandra said...

Gorgeous cards Linda...love them all,maybe the cupcake one alittle bit more...lol,keep meaning to get some of these downloads,i think i will definately have to invest in the cupcake ones now i've seen yours.
I won't be coming round to help with the cleaning sorry....housework might kill me,why take the chance...lol,
Oh pleased to hear everyones in their own rooms now anyway and you've got that great big craftroom...you lucky thing,
Take care
Hugs San x

clare said...

good eveing linda..hope your well??
WOW...what gorgeous cards..love the images and the colours are just fab..love them all.
hugs clare xx

Love to Doodle! said...

Ooooh - super cute Linda....love all the colours and papers and congrats on all your awards...xx