Sunday, 22 July 2012

Summer Holidays are here!

Alex has officially broken up for the summer and the first weekend off school there is sun!  This is good news and we have spent the whole weekend outside enjoying it.  Yesterday we went out to Millhouses park to enjoy ice-cream
and play in the water...he was soaked at the end of it.
Whereas today we went to Tramlines, a music festival which is being held in Sheffield this weekend.  Alex was generally more interested in the rides than the music, although he did dance to The Bluejays.
We then sat and relaxed, eating a Hawaian ice while listening to Pocket Satellite.
As well as enjoying the sun I did spend sometime crafting and made this card for a colleague who is leaving at the end of the month.  I am entering this card into SSSS 'no rules', and CCC 'black cardstock', PTW 'all things girlie'.
I have also joined in with this weeks Less is More, which is to use anything sewing related.  Now I am an unmitigated disaster anywhere near needle and thread (I usually end up bleeding and getting the threads tangled) so decided that I had better hand draw my stitches. I am also entering this into Paperplay, Speedy Fox, Delightful challenges and cards for men 'Christmas in July' challenges.  Have a nice week everyone and enjoy the sun while it lasts!


Pia S said...

The card you've made for your colleague has such a fab design! I really like the image and it looks great with all being black and white.
Your Christmas card is cute too - lovely embossed frame

Elaine said...

Hi Caro , what fabulous fun photo,s of Alex enjoy the summer with him., your cards are fabulous too well done Hugs Elaine

Chrissie said...

Hand drawn stitches are fine and these look great!
Cute little card Caro.
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous card, love all the layers of interest and the corners are fabulous as is the face image. Love the monochromatic feel . Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge. Tracy x

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh what a cute teddy bear card!!! Love it! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge.

Susan Flynn said...

A lovely Christmas card, just love the embossing! Thank you so much for joining in our Christmas Challenge at Delightful Challenges hugs Susan x

RebeccaJaneHoy said...

Love the embossing and stiching around the image, well done.

Rebecca x

Michelle B. said...

Adorable image, beautifully colored! The embossing is beautiful and love your hand drawn stitching! So glad you joined us for our Christmas in July challenge at Cards for Men!

Pat Garvin said...

Cute CAS card. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Cheryl said...

Very cool - thanks for joining Creative Card Crew this turn!

Mandi said...

FAux stitching is just great Caro
Super cute card
Thanks very much
"Less is More"

Tinkerella said...

Such an adorable Card you made and entered at the Creative Card Crew Challenge!

Make sure to check back and see who'll be the winner !

Hugs, Elisa (DT)