Friday, 18 April 2014

Friday Funny

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Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Scrapbooking Tuesday.....T stands for Friends

Hello there!  

Yep!  It is still Tuesday so I can still (just) get in on the Tea on Tuesday malarky with my mate Elizabeth and Bleubeard!   I was going to post this at lunchtime but the sun was shining so brightly outside my office  window I just had to go an enjoy some and get some vitamin D.  Never mind I am here now.  

Today I am sharing another layout, and the last of my Wedding Album (though I may sneak some more pages in later as I have so many left!).........

Yep - four mates from school.  Helen (in the mustard dress) on the left, I first met when we went to Fairwater Comprehensive (High School), Sarah, next, is my longest friend.  We met when her family moved into the row above our house when we were just three.  Helen on my left and I met when she moved from North Wales to her cousin's house near to mine, and her cousin asked me if I would look after her.  I still correspond with Helen (mustard dress) as she lives in Yorkshire, and Sarah and I saw each other only last Sunday, but unfortunately the other Helen I have not seen for some time.

And here is my mug.  I do like Eeyore - we have the same view of life in some respects.  I am drinking my large coffee having just returned from work!

I used some more papers from the wedding album kit along with some Snippets, McCall punch, Sizzix dies, Cricut, glossy accents, Hampton Art glitter, pearls, TH stamp, Memento ink, Tonic die, vellum and button.

Can you see the vellum peeking from the top of the photo using my new (shhhh!) NBUS Tonic die.  I just love this one (Regal Circle Doily).  I can see a LOT of uses for this one!

I do like this flourish die from Sizzix - I use it so much.  A good die is worth it's weight in gold don't you think?  The layered flower is not used quite so much, yet I don't know why as it is lovely.  

Thanks for calling by and letting me waffle again!  I do hope you have found some inspiration from my post and wafflings.  Feel free to join us over at Elizabeth's for a cuppa and natter.  Also, to the Snippets Playground for a play on the virtual rides.  You may even get to feed Puggles - our new Platypus who seems to want constant feeding!  If I can get him to stay still I will try and get a photo of him to share!


Monday, 14 April 2014

At it again...

Hello there

I do hope, wherever you are, you are enjoying this wonderful weather that we are having right now.  

Sorry I have not been around much but I was away in Portsmouth this weekend for the QGBI AGM (Quilters Guild of the British Isles) and saw lots of beautiful quilts, attended some lectures, bought some new fabrics as well as a book, ate lots of food and had a glass or two of vino!  

Whilst I was playing the other two I also made another card, which I could not share as it was for someone.  So here it is now.....

I used Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, Broken China and Peacock Feathers DIs to make the strip.  An unnamed stamp for the sentiment and my TH stamp for the flourishes.  Some bling and chomp of the corners and another card was born.

I hear that our Platypus has been causing trouble - something with needing constant feeding.  I can take over again now as I am back!

Thanks for calling by. I am off over to the Playground now to share this.  I did wonder if Miss actually heard me when I passed by her stomping ground to and from the weekend?


Friday, 11 April 2014

Friday Funny

In a Podiatrist's office:
"Time wounds all
a Septic Tank Truck:
Yesterday's Meals on
On a Plumber's truck:
"We repair what
your husband fixed."
On another Plumber's truck:
"Don't sleep with a
drip. Call your plumber."
On a Church's Bill board:
"7 days without God
makes one weak."
At a Tyre Store ?
"Invite us to
your next blowout."
On an Electrician's truck:
"Let us remove
your shorts."
In a Non-smoking Area:
"If we see
smoke, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action."
On a Maternity Room door:
"Push. Push.
At an Optometrist's Office:
"If you don't see
what you're looking for, you've come to the right place."
On a Taxidermist's window:
"We really know
our stuff."
On a Fence:
welcome! Dog food is expensive!"
At a Car Dealership:
"The best way to
get back on your feet - miss a car payment."
Outside a Car Exhaust Store:
"No appointment
necessary. We hear you coming."
In a Vets waiting room:
"Be back in 5 minutes.
Sit! Stay!"
In a Restaurant window:
"Don't stand there
and be hungry; come on in and get fed up."
In the front yard of a Funeral Home:
"Drive carefully. We'll wait.."
And don't forget the sign at a
"Best place in
town to take a leak."
Sign on the back of
yet another
Septic Tank Truck:
"Caution - This
Truck is full of Political Promises"


Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Scrapbook Tuesday - Tea on Tuesday - T Stands for True Love!

Hello there

I know last month was supposed to be the "love month", being Valentine's Day and all that, but on Saturday when my buddy was up for a day of scrapping, I felt in the mood for doing another layout (or two in fact) of my Wedding Album.  So I routled amongst the photographs and saw these two and decided to scrap them.  

Ahhhhh!  Young love ey!  I cannot believe that these were taken nearly 25 years ago!  I don't feel old enough!  

My trusty morning cuppa of Glengettie is to the side.  In a Teddy mug which even has my name of it.  Well, if you know me I am rather fond of hugs!  

So, down to nitty gritty.  The papers are from the Album set which I bought many moons ago, and which came with the album they are for.  I have had it for so long I cannot remember the make off hand.The dragonflies are buttons with the shanks cut off.  I could not resist using them on this layout.  Bought from The Button Lady at a quilting show.

There is a little bit of a pun on this text....I only have eyes for you!  We met when I worked at an Opticians.  Mr Hettie was a customer and said he decided on our firm 'cos he fancied me!  Hmmmn!  In fact, I made the very glasses he is wearing on our Wedding Day!  He usually wears reactolite lenses and I did not want him to look like a member of the Taffia if the sun was out!  The "So" is from some old chipboard letters which I just edged with silvery black Memento ink and then added some Distress Stickles. 

The Happy was from the same strip which I cut up for another layout a while ago.  The ivy leaves are from my Joanna Sheen die having seen it on a certain Pixie's blog.  Had to have it as I live at Ivy Cottage!  I have used some Distress Stickles on them to give a lickle schparkle to them.  Cut from Snippets of course!  I also used some Snippets to cut the flourishes from.

We look so young!!

Well, as you will see I have shared my cuppa with you, so I am linking up with Elizabeth and Bleubeard for the T on Tuesday.  I should have asked for a note from my Mum as to why I was away last week, but I will just have to hope she doesn't notice!  I am also sharing this with the Snippets Playground as there are some in there.

Thanks for calling by.  


Sunday, 6 April 2014

I been playing again...

Hello There

You recall I made a pink card HERE a short while ago?  Well I could not help thinking a green one would look kinda good.  Well, here it is........

I used DIs in Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, Mustard Seed and Forest moss, spritz and flick technique (my favourite with DIs) and TH stamp Papillon with Memento ink. I then cut a Butterfly using MB die and stamped it with TH crackle stamp.  Some pearls, and HB stamped with Penny Black stamp, before chomping the corners.  As usual I cut the strips from Snippets and yes, I ironed the strip to flatten it before stamping it!!!! And tonight I earned my halo by carrying out all my ironing! 

Thank you Jenny for becoming my newest follower.  

I am taking this card to the Snippets Playground.  My white and card Snippets drawer is reducing nicely now.  Woohoo!  I just found out my number came up in the draw!!  I will at last get my hand on some stickeroos from Penny Black.  Not seen them before and Miss is sooooo good at usin them.  Thank you Miss.

As I used Mustard Seed DI in there I am going to try and sneak it into Mrs A's Butterfly Challenge - use Yellow! 

Thanks for popping over.  Have a great week.


Friday, 4 April 2014

Friday Funny

All drugs have two names, a trade name and generic name.
Example, the trade name is Tylenol and it's generic name is Acetaminophen.. Aleve is also called Naproxen.

Amoxil is also called Amoxicillin and Advil is also called Ibuprofen.    

The FDA has been looking for a generic name for Viagra.

After careful consideration by a team of government experts, it recently announced that it has settled on the generic name of Mycoxafloppin.    Also considered were Mycoxafailin, Mydixadrupin, Mydixarizin, Dixafix, and of course, Ibepokin.    

fizer Corp. announced today that Viagra will soon be available in liquid form, and will be marketed by Pepsi Cola as a power beverage suitable for use as a mixer..  It will now be possible for a man to literally pour himself a stiff one. 

Obviously we can no longer call this a soft drink, and it gives new meaning to the names of 'cocktails', 'highballs' and just a good old-fashioned 'stiff drink'.

Pepsi will market the new concoction by the name of: MOUNT & DO.    

Thought for the day: There is more money being spent on breast implants and Viagra today than on Alzheimer's research.

This means that by 2020, there should be a large elderly population with perky boobs and huge erections and absolutely no recollection of what to do with them.