Saturday, September 7, 2013

Weekly Challenge

Hi folks!  Hope you are enjoying the weekend and the sun is shining wherever you are!  It is another nice warm sunny day in Brittany and I have managed to spend some time in the garden this morning.  The chickens needed some help with the housework so they are all clean and debugged.  The old girls haven't laid for a few weeks now so not sure whether they have retired themselves or whether they are just having a rest?!?  There are a lot of feathers blowing in the wind around the run so am thinking they are just having a well-earned rest (but I need eggs for cake making!!!)  Never mind, the bantums have been laying regularly so not a problem (just have to double up as they are only little ones!).  Another job this morning has been clearing and preparing parts of the veg plot that have finished producing and sowing with green fertiliser.  I have used Mustard this year and hoping it will improve the ground and surpress the weeds during the winter months.  

The following is my "Furry Friends and embossing challenge" contribution.  Have been busy for a week or so and just realised I didn't post my card but here it is anyway:-   

This is the true challenge card as I have used an embossing folder for the snow
I made this one at the same time and added glitter to the background paper which actually makes it look embossed!
The cute penguins are freebie downloads from Papercraft Inspirations (2011) and I have coloured them with my Promarkers.

My other half has injured his knee so I have been busy running around after him while it is healing so have not had my usual weekly crafty afternoon with the ladies, therefore I don't have any other photos to post but as soon as I do I will post them here.  

Just thought I would share with you two photos of our cat, Elvis, who is such a character.  His latest trick is to get inside a pillowcase and have a sleep!!  He loves to get inside things and he has been very naughty of late and has discovered he can pull down the kick boards in my kitchen and then climb around underneath and behind all the cupboards.  I've tried soaking him with water but he still comes back for more.  I have therefore given him an old pillow and case for him to climb into, to try and distract him.  It does work sometimes but he still goes back to the kitchen to dismantle it!!!  Not wanting to permanently fix the kick boards in place but maybe I'll have to.

Well, I had better make a cuppa first and then head back out to the veg patch.  More onions to pull out for drying (its fine and windy today) and sow a bit more Mustard to take its place.

I have a few birthdays to make cards for so card making later while watching the first of this season's Strictly Come Dancing - at last some decent Saturday night viewing!!   Have a look in the Gallery for other cards I have made.

Happy weekend.

Krafty Kim x