Wednesday, September 24, 2014

WOYWW - New stuff and a few cards!

Hello my dear friends!

I am back on WOYWW after quite a while - things regarding my so called pension are going very slow so I am a bit dishearted and that also affects my writing on the blog but I am back now so get ready for loads of photos!
First up is my desk which today shows a lot of new stuff - I have ordered some stuff from Simon says Stamp - mostly dies and stamps and a few of their inks - I want to see if they are any good and also the colors are a bit different from the ones that are around so I splurged a bit! I also ordered some memory box dies which I still think are the most beautiful and intricate of them all...

 
There is so much stuff on offer these days online and in shops , I really think card making has caught on! It is hard to choose - you get so overwhelmed with stuff! I promised myself this will be the last buy of the year but I am sure next month I will be buying again - what an addiction!
Ok then lets get up to cards! I have made quite a few recently in all sorts of styles... I must admit I have gone off the Tim Holtz browny sort of style and am now into more lighter colors! I just need the "happy" in my life!
So here is a scenic birthday card I made for my DBFs grandson Ethan - he was very happy with it I have been told...


Next up is how I combine watercolors with making cards....just used them as a lovely colorful background and then stamped flowers with black ink on top! I will add this to the gallery of Najlepši par - the stamps and die cuts are from them....

and here is one I personally really like - I made it for a new baby girl - my boss just had a baby so I made a card all of the girls here at work signed and my daughter wrote a little poem to go with it! 


 
I made a nice autumn card which you can see here...
My DBFs daughter has had an operation recently so I have made a get well card for her - it is also a more autumn - ish card! The background paper inspired the whole card - funny how you get ideas from a bit of paper....and yes I also decorated the envelope!





Last card on this post is one I also made for my DBFs daughter for her birthday - it is coming up very soon and as he went back yesterday I thought he should take it with him - she doesn't read my blog so it is safe to show it....As you can see the background colors are TH Distress inks - I do love them as they blend together so beautifully! I put a cover up die cut out of silver paper on top and then added all the rest of the bits and pieces on top - die cuts, flowers, pins, bling - it is all there - I think the card is really flash and pretty!


So that is it for this weeks addition! I think I will start on my Christmas cards this week - I am not really a Halloween person - I might make one card just for fun but as I have all this lovely new Christmas stuff I think it is time to give it a go! So next week will probably be the first Christmas edition! :-)
Have a lovely week and enjoy your crafting!
Lots of hugs to all of you,
Cardarian

17 comments:

  1. I've really missed you so it's good to see you back joining in the fun. Gorgeous cards.
    Hugs,
    Annie x #12

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  2. I just adore your cards, Dolores, especially the bike and cut out leaves ones...so bright and cheerful - love 'em!
    So have your plans for moving to Kent taken a back step at the moment? Hope you are ok......
    Sending big smooshy hugs,
    LLJ 34 xx

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  3. Beautiful cards here today. Well done.
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #18

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  4. Hi Dolores, nice to see you back. Lovely cards, I especially like the last one, beautiful colours. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #25 xxx

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  5. Krasne novitete in čudovite nove voščilnice
    lp Tamara

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  6. Wow you have been busy Dolores and now you are keeping us all agog with so many lovely cards.
    Sorry to hear the pension has been a bit of a mess, hope it is soon solved and you realise your dreams.
    Hugs, Neet 16 xx

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  7. Hi, nice to meet you. I'm relatively new on the block.
    I loved looking at your cards. They are beautiful. I used to do cardmaking too. But I now live in a country that doesn't give or send cards, so it's on the backburner and I concentrate on scrapbooking.
    Thank you for letting me peep over your shoulder.
    Lisca#45

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  8. What beautiful projects. I love the water color card. I want so to try that. I am anxious for fall, came sooner than normal but it's my time of year. Playing catch up too. #59 Have a fun week

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  9. So much crafting loveliness. I think the leafy get well is my favourite. Thanks for sharing. Hope you are having a great day and have a lovely crafting week to come. Hazel, WOYWW #69 x

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  10. Love your splurge purchases, Dolores! I agree, Memory Box dies are just beautiful. Hope you get your pension sorted out soon, must be a very stressful time for you. Take care. Oh, and I love the cards!! Helen 4 xx

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  11. Wow, you've been really busy. I love your new colourful style - beautiful. Love, Chris # 14

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  12. Loving all your crafty stuff. I keep trying to convince myself that I should use things I've got before buying anything else but it's not working.
    Hope you have a great week and happy crafting, Angela x 36

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  13. I always love your card round-ups! So much inspiration in on post :) I'm with you too - the Memory Box dies are so good. I love how they cut and they are often so delicate and pretty I just want to use them ALL the time.
    Have fun!

    Happy WOYWW!
    Mary Anne (2)

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  14. What fabulous cards love the bike. Different to what I have seen done with dies, but my knowledge is limited. I buy sometimes then don't take them out he packet

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  15. Waw, kakšna objava polna krasot!!! Tvoja kreativnost je brezmejna... Pošiljam pa še dobre misli hčerki...za čimhitrejše okrevanje!

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  16. What lovely cards, and I do like the leaves.

    Happy belated WOYWW,
    Shoshi #35

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  17. Thanks for your return visit! I am enjoying the felt making very much - so much potential, and I now have a great long list of things I want to make in the future. I tend to make cards only because I have to, and would much prefer to be doing other things, but when I'm making them, I do enjoy it.

    Shoshi

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