It's time for this week's sample for Creative Expressions. I have used Ethel with her curlers in for this card from the "Wrinkles Don't Hurt" set. The sentiment is very apt I am sure for most of us, especially if we have recently got a bit carried away in a craft shop!!
I have used oval nesties for the matting. The lovely lace-like border is from one of the recent Spellbinder sets Parisian Accents. It is a really useful set.
I hand stitched the border and cross stitches with brown linen thread. The button came from a recent purchase of lovely buttons from Textile Garden. If you are looking for some nice buttons then check out this site!!
The flower is from another recent Spellbinder set called Carnation Creations . I gave them a bit of shape by using a large ball embossing tool on a embossing mat and put them together with a brad.
I quite like the peachy tones. It reminds me of some Laura Ashley style prints my Grandmother had in her house.
On a completely different note, my daughter Catriona was home at the weekend and I found a few doggy pictures on my camera. She always seems to get better shot than I do!!
Here's Alfie lounging on his chair. He is definitely not a dainty miniature Schnauzer!!
He normally looks more like this:
Hope you are all having a good week!Siobhan