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Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Quick Cards and Totally Fed Up !

What have you been up to this week? hard to do much at all with all this rain, it rained all day on Monday, had a break yesterday morning and has returned this morning with vengeance! I am sick of it, that along with other things going on in my life just now are leaving me feeling very sorry for myself indeed.

Wont bore you all with details, im sure you are sick of my moaning and groaning, and according to the book ive been reading, you make your own luck in life and positive thinking can change your life. Well that has just made me feel even more of a failure, i cant even change my own good fortune! What kind of failure does that make me???

Moving on, i have decided to sell off more of my crafting stash. I will be lisitng lots of house mouse, crafters companion, penny black, and miscellaneous stamps. Also selling some of my nestabilities, border punches, sizzix and brads, eyelets, etc. Need to motivate myself to sort through things but will at least start listing on Friday if not before, so pop back if your interested.

So firstly a card for a friend, loving the blue and brown combination, and the penny black stamp.


As you know ive been trying to use up some of my older papers, these papers were some papers from papermania. The image is another one of the bargain toppers i brought.


Have glossy accented the letters for extra dimension.


Another topper and those gorgeous gingham papers.


Anyone notice a colour theme going on here? love purple and mauve, these toppers are perfect!



A gorgeous image from the very talented Sally-Ann. I havn't used these nearly as much as i should!!



Well now ive bored you all to tears, off to try and make a card. Have a wonderful day, big hugs Linda x





22 comments:

Jilli said...

Wow what gorgeous cards, love the colour scheme and those toppers are great! Fab stamp too! How busy have you been?! Great idea to sort out some craft stuff ... out with the old in with the new LOL! Hope you feel happier soon ... big hugs Jillix

Clare said...

Hi Linda,
Your cards are gorgeous.
I am sorry you are feeling down. I hope you feel happier soon. I think when Spring arrives it will help to cheer us all up.
Hugs, Clare x

Tracy said...

Wonderful creations Linda, some beautiful cards. Will pop back and have a look at what your selling although the budget is a bit tight at the moment. Chin up love, hopefully things will take a turn for the better.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

angelwhispers said...

Sorry you are feeling down Linda!! I know how you feel and I usually escape to my craft room or down to the Craft Den!!! Your cards are gorgeous as always & I love the blue and brown simply beautiful, they all are but this is my fav!!! Love Chanelle xx

debby4000 said...

gorgeous cards and such great colours and details.
That book needs throwing in the bin!
luv
Debby

Dena said...

Hey Linda!!! Wow you have been busy making some very cutie cards! I personally love lavendar!
Spring is around the corner and maybe all that rain will slow up and make you feel better. I'm so sorry you are feeling down. Just email if you need anything!
Hugs, Dena

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Hi Linda,
I was just reading your blog when your comment popped up on my blog!! Hope you are ok? If you want to chat you are welcome to call me anytime. We can moan together!
I will remind you about monday hun. I'll be annoying everyone with reminders!!

Your cards are lovely hun. Keep your chin up. I'm always here if you need me. Would you send me an email with a list of what you're selling....may have to spend a few pennies with you..lol!!
Big Hugs
helenx

Craftypagan said...

Hello sweetheart, am soooo sorry I've havent emailed or popped by, been so busy and then I keep forgetting-am so rubbish! I love your cards-especially the pb one-gorgeous colour combo. Am really sorry to hear you're not feeling good, but please don't get down on yourself. I do believe in the kind of sentiment that the book you've been reading has but it's not so easy to change our mindset, takes time. This weather is no help either is it! When Spring comes I think we'll all start feeling better and lighter:) Be kind to yourself my friend xxx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi hunny, hows you? Well I hope? You have been so busy again, wish I could find the time to make more than one at a time, lol! Keep your chin up hun, Spring is coming, it always makes me smile seeing the new flowers popping up! take care, love and hugs Heidi xxx

Marlene said...

Your cards are so inspiring.

I don't know what is going on with your life, but I will keep you in my thoughts & prayers, and hope things turn around for you and you're happy happy happy again. :) We all deserve happiness. xoxox

scrappyjan said...

Gorgeous cards!!! I hear you about all of the rain being depressing. That is all we have had here for a week and it stinks!! Keep your chin high and things will get better for you dear..hugs, Janiel


can't wait to see what you are selling.. hee hee

*Vicki* said...

hey sweetie!! So sorry you're sick!! Hoping you get well soon!! :) WOW!! I have to say that these cards are so pretty!! I love them and they sure don't look quick to me!!! HUGS

Jill said...

gorgeous cards Linda, I love the cute toppers and the DP you've used, aww hun I hope things get better for you soon hugs Jill xx

nessy said...

gorgeous cards linda ~hope you are feeling more on top of the world as i write ~i have to say i am so tired ~as both boys have this terrile tummy bug doing the rounds at the moment ~so no sleep for me for 3 nights ~and had to cancel lewis birthday party yeaterday!!!
but love the sound of the stamps for sale!!! add me to the list of buyers!!
vanessa xx
chin up girl ~sending big hugs

Rosanne said...

Oh, more gorgeous cards!

Kim Piggott said...

Oh sweetie hope you will be feeling better soon!
Your cards are totally amazing!
Gorgeous each and everyone!
hugs
kim x

Riet said...

Ohhh wowwww Linda,what a beautiful cards,i love your images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Katarina said...

Hi Linda. So sorry you're feeling blue. If it makes you feel any better you really made my day with your beautifulcard! It's soo awesome and thank you a hundred times for the stamp. You really hit right on the spot. This was one of the companies on my wishlist. You can't imagine how happy I got and on a day where I needed cheering up. I actually didn't see the letter until my fiancée came home and pointed out that there was a letter for me hiding on the floor. So thank you again for making my day. I loved your colouring. What did you colour it with? It looks like pastell. I also loved the reversed embossed sentiment. Is it store bought or do you have a special machine for that? Looks wonderful. I've posted your card on my blog.

I'm also interested in getting your stash. I would give them a good home :) I'll check back to see what you have. Hugs

Carole said...

Super cards Linda, the images are way too cute!
I honestly don't know how you make so many beautiful cards...wish I had yor energy!
Hugs
Carole x

Donna said...

Hi Linda, so sorry to hear you are feeling fed up...the weather isn't helping either is it? Your cards are gorgeous as always and I hope you don't sell too much of your craft stash you'll have none left...hugs :) Donna x

wandykj said...

Beautiful cards as always! Those little bear toppers are soooo cute:) I love the gingham too-see,another thing we have in common-LOL:) Don't get rid of too much of your stuff, but if you're going to I would love to take some off your hands-teehee!

You'll have to let us know the name of that book, I'm thinking I should read it too-I haven't had a good attitude about my job since before Thanksgiving so maybe I should read it too?! Or maybe it's just that I want more time to play with my crafts, what do you think?:)

~Big, Big Hugs to you~
Wanda

Shelly said...

Sorry to hear you're not feeling great, I hope things start looking up for you soon! Love all the cards you've made, especially the little cat and the lovely blue and brown card! Gorgeous!
Hugs and smiles, Shelly ;)