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Look What I Got Part 1!

Sorry, still no cards of my own to share but plenty of other things to show you. Good news is I'm beginning to get the urge to make a card so hopefully will have something to post in the next day or so.
Firstly, I'd like to share a card my Son, Lewis made me. It did make me laugh because (a) he put on it "sorry I ruined your day"! He's actually not been too bad over the half term break but yesterday evening did start playing me up, and (b) he wrote inside "please don't throw this away as it's the best card I've ever made and it took me 45 minutes to make"!!! Bless him!

As if I would throw it away! It's so sweet :

Well, I've had quite a few packages turn up in the last few days.

This is some of it! Because of the lack of mojo, I decided I needed more papers to inspire me so I got a couple of packs from Craft Central and a few more packs from Blonde Moments which I love. The stamps are Whipper Snapper which were reduced. I've also had seven Magnolias turn up so this inspired me to get a bit more organised so I emptied out some CD cases and stored my Magnolias and Sugar Nellies in them. I cut a piece of card to fit in the inside cover of the case and stamped the images on it so it's now easy to find which stamp I want. My pals on Tilda & Friends led me to this discovery. Have also now sharpened ALL my Prismas - I cheated a bit 'cause Lewis has a battery operated sharpener so once we'd got some new batteries, it took me all of ten minutes to do with only a couple of the pencils "playing up" a bit.

Have also been busy sorting out my ribbons.....the ones on the spools are fine, however, found I had so many loose pieces that I needed to do something with them so this is what I bought.

I've been after one of these for a while and Ribbon Oasis now stock them. I call it my 'ribbon monster' because if I put it on the floor, I expect it to scuttle across the carpet!! It took me a while to put the ribbons through each of the separate holes but it's so easy to use, you just choose which ribbon you want to use, pull a length out and cut! Don't know how, but the ribbon doesn't get all tangled up inside the case either. Got a few more to add to it but it's still only half full!

I'll be back later 'cause I've got a couple more things to show you which I have received from two lovely ladies and one will involve a PIF from me. Off to do a bit of shopping now.


Sarah said…
Your son is very sweet and I love his card.
As for the stash, OMG! I'm loving the look of all that paper and that WS stamps is really cute! Look forward to seeing your creations with all of this fabulous stuff!
Sarah :0)
Jose said…
Lovely work Lewis! and what a lovely lot of goodies you have received Jo ... just watch out for that monster taking over your craft area.
Frances said…
LOL tell Lewis, he has just made me chuckle and his card is briliant - worth 45mins of his time!!!!

that ribbon monster is brilliant, feel my purse twitching already.

Frances x
Leah said…
What sweet card from your son! Great papers too:)

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