Thursday, 3 September 2009

Thursday Morning and Back to School and some stamps for Sale

Im up early this morning, getting ready for the school run. Back to school, can you believe it, where did the six weeks holidays go? Its dark, miserable and windy today and no doubt raining by the time i leave for school, some things never change!

I have to say my daughter is looking very smart in her new uniform, best i take some photos as it will go downhill from now on!

I hope you are all having a good week and for those of you with children starting school for the first time today, im sending big hugs!!! i know its an emotional time for us mums when this happens! Seeing our babies leave the fold is very hard, especially if its your last baby! Im going through an emotional time myself, seeing all my babies grow up and becoming more and more independent, i feel as though ive been made redundant!

I have made a couple of cards over the lat couple of days, the first one is an anniversary card. I love this Rachelle Miller image. If anyone is interested i am actually selling the stamp ive used please email me here if you are interested.

I adore these papers but i can not for the life of me think where they come from!! using my pro-markers to colour in, and can't wait to get my new colours later this month!

Then a birthday card, using this adorable funky kits stamp, again i am selling this stamp so email me if you are interested. Papers are 'Olivia' from Making Memories. I adore this paper stack.
This is available from along with loads of other gorgeous paper stacks from MM. I have to say these papers sure do rival the qualtiy of Basic Grey another one of my favourites!

Found this gorgeous organza heart ribbon made by Gisela Graham, isn't it stunning? must get back to the shop in Chelmsford to see if they have any more!


I am continuing to clear some of the stamps i brought last year ready for new purchases this year! i already have my eye on the new releases coming from the ever talented Paula from pollycraft. They are look fabulous. However, even i realize you can only use so many stamps, with so little time, so i have decided to part with this woodland Elves. I would be happy to sell the whole collection together or separately. If you are interested please email me and make me an offer. Email at
I also have alot of the Rachelle Miller earlier stamps for sale and cuddly buddly and paper pretties. I am open for offers on these. There are pictures on earlier posts.

Hope you all have a wonderful day and will look forward to speaking again later. Hugs Linda x


Frazzled Crafts said...

Top of the morning to you Linda, do love both the cards and both images are so apt and cute. The colour combo is just great - love 'em! Liz x

Julie said...

Two fabbie cards but the colours in the red and green one are calling to me! Just love it. Good luck with your stamp sale - very tempting but trying to be good!! Juliex


Hi Linda
Beautiful cards! The name of those gorgeous papers you used is Vintage Hip Collection - Gracen, from Making Memories. I still have a few pages left in a 6x6 pad I bought years ago - I love them too!
Hope your little girl enjoys her first day at school.
Sylvia x

Crafting Joanne said...

Good Morning Linda

It's been a while since my last visit yet again, I'm so sorry, just finding it so hard to keep up with my blogging visits lately, I really need to get my blog hop act together. Thank you for all your lovely comments you have been leaving me on my blog, they are much appreciated.

Gorgeous cards, especially the first the papers and image are beautiful.

I hope the weather stayed dry for the school run.

Take Care

Joanne xx

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous cards!!! Love the papers in the top one and so beautifully put together.Beautiful colours and such a sweet image in the second!!
Hugs xx

Clare (Littlebear) said...

Gorgeous cards Linda, with lovely images.
I still have about two years to go before my little one starts school, it must be hard!
Clare x

Nicola said...

Two gorgeous cards. Love the images and gorgeous papers and the anniversary one is ace. Good luch to your daughter today. my grandson started for first time yesterday.
Nicola -x-

Tara said...

Gorgeous cards Linda and such pretty papers!
I know what you mean about feeling redundant, thank goodness we have crafting to keep us occupied heh?
Hugs Tara xx

Crystal said...

These are SOOOO cute, wow your coloring looks amazing!!! Adorable cards!

gina g said...

Hi Linda Gorgeous cards hun love the papers. Thank you so much for your get well wishes i am feeling much better at the mo. I hated it when my children went to school and when they left home well empty nest syndrome lol. luv gina xx

Jill said...

gorgeous cards Linda, I love the layouts and all the extra details you put into your cards, hope you sell all your stamps hun hugs Jill xx

Shelly said...

Hi! Love both the cards you've made but my fave is the RAM one, fabulous layout and love the sentiment! Hope the "back to school day goes ok", they'll be home later with lots of new tales to tell!
Shelly x

Nannieflash said...

Wow Linda, love the cards the images are gorgeous, and the way youve used the papers and the details are quite stunning. And well done with the sale of your stamps as well. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxxx

Dena said...

Hey Linda, these are two fabulous cards. Very cute! I can't believe you are selling so much stuff. I guess that's what happens when we have too much huh? tee hee! Gotta make room for more! Well, love you cards girlie! Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Dena

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Linda,
Such amazing cards sweetie!
Love your sweet images and your papers and detail are so gorgeous!
kim x

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Linda,i love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

Wowwww what a beautiful stamps.
Hugs Riet.xx

Vicky said...

Such a cute card Linda. That stamp is just the sweetest!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

maxine said...

wow fantastic cards Linda

Amanda's paper palace said...

Hi Linda!
Wow two gorgeous card's!btw the paper's are making memories(i have them lol)
my boys went back today they could'nt wait lol don't think it will be the case in a few years time lol
hope you're well?
hugs amanda x

Donna said...

Fantastic cards Linda, hope school went OK for little one today, both of mine went back today and it was raining both at the start and end of the school day...grrrrr Donna x

wandykj said...

Gorgeous cards Linda!!! Your papers matched the stamps perfectly. As for sending those little ones off to school, I remember when my youngest started I cried my eyes out when I left him, I went home & didn't know what to do with myself. Now they are 24 & 21 & on their own, I'm doing the empty nest thing but loving being a Grandma:) Rewards are in everything, just enjoy all of those special moments when they're in school:)


Enfys said...

Two gorgeous cards Linda, I especially love the first one, fab papers
En xx

6 wacky women said...

Hi Linda,
Your cards are beautiful. Love the images, your details are wonderful!

Karen x

Andrea, said...

Wonderful cards Linda, you have coloured the image perfectly. I hope the back to school went smoothly I am lucky that I only have to walk Alex up the road to school. Have a good weekend and good luck with the stamp sales

Swaantje said...

Hello Linda,
your cards are beautiful.
The images are very cute and your colouring is great,Linda..

Thanks for your lovley comment on my blog.

Have a nice weekend.

Anonymous said...

OMG!! Your creations are sooo sooo adorable!!! I love them!!! And boy you sure sold your images very quickly!! Good for you!! I hope you enjoy your weekend! !HUGS

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hello my dear friend, so sorry for not popping by sooner, have had lots going on at home etc., am here now to enjoy your lovely creations. Wow you have been a busy bee! I do love those MM papers, scrummy! Hope all went well at school? Have a great weekend, Heidi xx

Becky said...

Wow! Love your cards Linda! I like your style, make a card and then sell the stamp he he!! Will have to try that!!
My little baby is starting nursery on 28th September if he'll go!!
love Becky xx

Love to Doodle! said...

Hi Linda....hopefully it didn't rain for you....luckily Caitlin went back yesterday and believe it or not the sun was shining, if not a titch cold! far so good, except for the non-repairable scuffed Clarks shoes...ah well, that's 5 year olds for you.

Thank you for popping by....I wont leave it so long next time....two gorgeous cards as always...I may try and make one tomorrow - has been yonks! Have a lovely weekend...Sally-Ann..xx

Helen said...

Awww...sweet cards!
Thanks for linking my candy - good luck!
Helen x

Mel said...

Stunning cards Linda ~ Mel x

Emma said...

Hi Linda
Gorgeous cards, love the papers and adorable images too.
Emma xxx

Jodi said...

These are adorable!! I just love the images and the colors you used on each of them!

LOUISE said...

Hi hun, hope you are well, another two fab cards. Love them both. Where do you fnd the time, with your busy schedule! Hope you are well, and have a great weekend. Lou x

Anonymous said...

Hiya Lynda Sorry I havent been around for ages!!!Where does the time go.....
Aw bless I hope yours settled in school ok..they do grow up far too quick....
Your card is `beautiful` great to catch up..
Have a fab week:)xxx

cats whiskers said...

Oh Hun these are just stunning love the colours and the gorgeous images, just trying to catch up with all my buddies, thanks for your good wishes dear they really help
Hugs Jacqui x

Pinkllilac said...

Wow Linda this is beautiful hun and the image is so adorable and love the colours and design.
Sorry have been busy but will email tomorrow.
Hugs Linda

Rleen said...

Aloha Linda
Hope you and your beautiful family are doing great. Sorry for not visiting your beautiful blog for a long time. I'll email you later :)
Your cards are fabulous. Love those beautiful images. Awesome job as always.
Have a great day!

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