Sunday, 3 July 2011

The Versatile Blogger - Could this be me?

Hello again Peeps

Two posts in one day ey!!  Please do not feint - I know I am a bit like the buses - no, not my back end but the fact that I don't do anything for ages and then twice in one day. 

A little while ago Polly Polkadot e-mailed me to let me know that she has awarded me "The Versatile Blogger" award.  Wow!  I was impressed and also a little amused.  Am I really "versatile"?  I looked it up in the dictionary and this is what it says:-

"...capable of or adapted to many different uses, skills etc, liable to change..".



OK "different skills or uses".... I will just keep this related to my crafting skills shall I?  Well I do Scrapbooking....

I dabble in altered art...
I make cards....

I like to join in on challenges....

love to make mini albums.....

I also do sewing....
(This quilt top has all been put together, I will post it tomorrow!)

My Hubby is a Bee Keeper ...

And who can forget this picture of him......

I have a little mascot called Fergus and we have both met Tim Holtz...

Hubby and I also share our home with a dog called Dobby...

And especially for Polly,  I have chickens...

"...liable to change..?"  Let's just say that I am a Gemini!!

So maybe I am a little versatile!!!

Now the Rules of accepting this award.

  • In accepting my award I must place a link back to the person who awarded it - done
  • Share 7 random things about myself (OMG!) - done
  • Award 7 recently discovered bloggers and contact them to let them know - will do.

So my 7 random things:
1. I cycled from Hoi An to Saigon including up and down the Muc Pas in 2005 and raised £2,601 for RNIB by way of completing three of my 40 things to do before I was 40.
2. I once completed a car restoration course and changed a complete exhaust on our Volvo 240 Estate amongst other things.
3. I have a longing to undertake an HGV course and wish to drive an HGV lorry - just once!!
4. I once held Princess Anne's hand whilst she helped me find my family at the Highland Games when I was 4.  Bless her!!
5. I have wing walked!!  It was fantastic!!
6. I was born with my heart and other organs on the wrong side!! Honest!!!
7. I have a penchant for boots and often go to work in tartan Doc Martins under my suits!!

And the 7 bloggers I wish to award are:-
  1. Shaz In Oz - her calligaphy is out of this world and inspires me to give it a go one day
  2. Karen - does beautiful work and her Gnomes are exquisite
  3. Brian - a fabulous stamper and so wonderful to see a man's perspective of things
  4. Kim - she and I got together because of WOYWW and I taught her the use of the word "Pants" when describing your day!!
  5. Lisa - often photographs flowers which I love and also makes fabulous cards too
  6. Wispo - wonderful sewing and keeps me inspired not to forget my sewing
  7. Nicola - as she does some fab scrapbooking layouts
A lot of these lovely peeps I have "met" through either Paperartsy, WOYWW or Grungy Monday but however I met you thank you for your inspirations, your ideas and your humour and remindng me not to take things too seriously even when I cannot find either my mojo, crafting bits or time to complete things.

Thank you all for reading my blog and leaving me comments.  They keep me going and keep me smiling!!  

Happy Crafting to you all and to all a good week!!  (Now, how do I put that logo on my sidebar again?!!!)

Hugs to you Polly.

Hettie
xxx


 

6 comments:

Wipso said...

Hehehe versatile? mois? Thanks for that. I will have to get my thinking cap on now.
Hugs,
A x

Polly Polkadot said...

See, you made me laugh again, particularly when I saw the chicken coup approaching!

Angie said...

You do do a wide range of crafts ...and all well ...and you make me smile .... do you get your own honey too. ...love the album cover ...and the photo of hubby lol.

Kim said...

I thought you were versatile just from our early conversations from WOYWW!! Love all your photos and your 7 random things put me in awe!! So gratz to you! And thank you for mentioning me--it's gonna take me a bit just for the 7 random things! LOL! Have a great weekend. Our holiday weekend has been plain pants with all the rain and thunder!

Sunshine Girl said...

Wow how do I follow that post? Thanks so much for the award will put my thinking cap on now - I am still a bit busy with my two sons schools at the moment but I am giving up being on the PA at one of the schools soon so I can feel a little weight lifting - hopefully it will allow me more crafting time.... we shall see - also I am going to the Festival of Quilts so we must arrange to meet up! will be in touch.

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi there Hettie well finally managed to get it done thanks so very much Hettie for thinking of me .. you can check out my post. I used a bit of your hope it was okay,
love Shaz in oz.x