Sunday, April 10, 2011

Sweet Girl.

Such a wonderful Saturday here in Ireland.  The sun is out and has been for a few days now, so the spirit is lifted and the mood is good!  I have been spending more and more time in my little crafting world.  I just love to escape from the hum drum of the daily journey and fill myself up with some quality me time.  Life is good just now.  I find my workload is manageable, my husband and daughters are in good health and humour.  I'm so thankful for that.

This little card had been made using another image purchased from Iralamija's Etsy shop.  Its from a collection of Vintage girls.  The blue paper is from my own stock and the musical manuscript was a freebie Internet download.  The flower is from Prima and the rubons are from my most favourite designer, Melissa Frances.  The little wings are from Ebay.  The button is from Melissa Frances and the tea stained trim is from Melissa Phillips Etsy shop, though I purchased this a while ago now.  The scrap of lace is from my own stock.

Hope the weather is nice where you are!


All things vintage.

I just adore all things vintage, shabby and old.  I follow many card makers but the ones who appeal to me the most are those whose work reminds me of times gone by.  Simpler times.  When life appeared easier with less distractions.  I find myself yearning for moments like these, when the hassles of the day disappear and the simplicity of card, paper, ribbon and ink take over allowing me to loose myself in this lovely creative world.

The sun shining in the window and the sounds of neighbours tidying up their gardens in preparation for warmer days to come.  Hmmmm, a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon, listening to life pass along, tucked away in my little craft room, my haven if you will.  Good for the soul.

This little card was created using a vintage download from Iralamija's Etsy shop.  The patterned paper is from Papermania's Honey and Hugs collection, this came free with Papercraft Inspirations magazine.  The raspberry paper is from my own stock.  The chipboard swirl is from Bazzill Chips which I painted blue.  The flower is from Prima and the little blue wings are from Ebay.  The stamps are from Papermania Birdsong.  The lace is from my own stock.

Hope life is simple for you at the moment.


My Maeve!