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Look What I Got!

Good Morning everyone....very dull and wet day in Weymouth today but hopefully the weather will improve as the week goes on as the kids are off school this week.

Wanted to share a few things I received over the past week. Firstly my SBS-13 Sister Heather, sent me these gorgeous cards in our card swap. Sorry about the photos as they really do not do the cards justice.

They are so pretty and beautifully coloured....what a talented lady Heather is and she sent me some acrylic stamps as lucky am I?!!

I have also received some awards over the last week....

I got the Kreative Blogging from Sue and both of the awards from my SBS-13 Sister Jo. Thanks so much girls so firstly you can both have them back again as I love visiting your blogs and seeing what creations you have come up with! I would like to give the Kreative Blogging Award to Dawn for two reasons (1) her work is absolutely fabulous and always inspires me and (2) although I haven't known her that long and have never met her in person, she has become a real blogging buddy to me and is always there to listen to me moan!! I would also like to give the Blogging with a Purpose award to all the lovely ladies who are on the Stamp Something DT with me - your work is so original and creative!

Must get on now as Vanessa and her DH are coming down today. Paul has kindly offered to connect up my Wii for me! so you know what we will be doing this afternoon! However, will definitely be back later today with all the details for my little blog candy competition.

Have a great day!


She said…
Beautiful cards. Have a great day with Vanessa :-) xxx
Supermum said…
Hey Jo - if you get the Wii up and running - we'll be lucky to ever see you again. Great fun and the hours just disappear - prepare for aches and pains the next day!!
Sue. x
PS the awards were well deserved.
~Denise Lynn~ said…
Well deserved awards Jo! You're a fantastic crafter! Thanks for the award, it's been awesome working with you and all of the DT ladies. :)
nessy said…
congrats on your awards!!
hows the wii holding up ,pushed the boys off yet??!! (once those visitors had left ~did they ever go??) LOL
speak soon, great day ,vanessa xx
Vicki May said…
ooo I love the colouring on the cat card. I've done this stamp, but it looks so much better like you've done it. If I have any images left I'm going to get it a go. Love the other cards to. All your crafting is lovely x Vicki x
Kari said…
Love the cards!!! Very cute!! Congrats on the award!
ink'n'rubba said…
beautiful cards you've received! and you deserve the awards.
Cindy said…
You sure deserve these awards, kudos to you! It's been fun getting to be on the DT with you, thanks ever so much for thinking of me when you passed on the Purposeful Blogger.
Cindy said…
Hi Jo,
Seems like you have some great things happening - I'm happy for you! Kudos on the awards, you deserve them! Thanks for thinking of me for the Blogging with a Purpose - it's been fun sharing with you on the DT.

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