Friday 17 June 2011

Cards, Cookies and Cosiness

The card my ladies made in class this week, there was a fair bit of cutting, all the little layered panels took some time but everyone agreed it was worth the effort. I think the fold will be replicated in lots of different styles.

We all agreed the extra weight made it a 'give' rather than 'mail' kind of card. The papers are by Prima and the die cut is a Nestie. The stamp is Hero Arts.

On wednesday afternoon June came in laden with a huge box full of homemade cookies, peanut butter, milk chocolate and white chocolate with walnut. All absolutely delicious - and gluten free too as we have a lady with an intolerance in class - how thoughtful ! We all had a couple of each and there were plenty left over, June said I could take them home for the kids - thankyou June, they went down a treat, the kids all say a BIG thankyou xxx

Remember the vintage ATC's I made a couple of posts ago ? I have started to make an extra one each swap to use as a card topper, this is the one I made in the crop this afternoon, very quick and easy as I had the stamping already done. Papers are Basic Grey, vintage button is K and Co. The large rose is a Prima flower, we took delivery of them a couple of weeks ago and they have been flying off the shelves, such a pretty flower !

Talking of ATC's, you have a fortnight to go to hand in your Recycling ATC's for the Running With Scissors swap, I already have quite a few in and I can tell you they are all fabulous, really creative with some fantastic reuse and recycle ideas.

Finally I will leave you with a picture of a scarf my lovely friend Dawn made, she truly is such a talented knitter and one of the sweetest ladies you could meet. She brought one in to show me last week and lo and behold had made one for me by wednesday - thankyou so much Dawn - I can't wait to wrap myself up in it xxx

 Love and cookies

Tracey xxx


  1. Hi Tracey, Lovely card, lots of pretty layers and textures, I'm glad that the shop's up and running and you've got classes already, yummy cakes too, love the scarf, ooh lucky you, hugs Gay xxx

  2. Gorgeous Tracey, particularly love the dimensional collage style card with the ATC topper.
    Have a great weekend.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

  3. oh wow hun always love,poping over to your blog this is just stunning hun the detail you always add is just amazing oh so so wish i was near you to come to your shop and classes,take care hun and enjoy the biscuits,hugs cheryl xxxx

  4. Stunning card, yummy cookies and I love your ATC on the card idea. I store mine in a soccer card collectors album, the pockets are just the right size.

  5. Great idea with the ATC's. Beautiful cards, and I could reach in and get one of those biscuits. The scalf is stunning aswell, love it. Love Sandra x

  6. Ohhhh how much I love that card you made for class... it truly is gorgeous!!!!

    Yummie cookies.... wish I was

    That scarf is so gorgeous. I can picture in it already. it will look awesome.

    your vintage card... so sooooooo beautiful!!!!

    I hope you have a lovely sunday!!! Is it fatherday over there too???

  7. Hey Tracey wowsers what gorgeous card... I wish I lived close to your own then I can do with it .. the class...LOL
    and what looks it delicious .. cookies can you sent me!! LOL!!!
    and Vintage card is so amazing beautiful Ilove it!!!

    hugs and have a very great week


  8. Two beautiful cards Tracey just love all the detail you add they really are stunning! Chanelle xxx


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