Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Gerbera Trio. . . . . . . . .

Good morning everyone. Hope you are all well and snow free now............I should say to the members of WART, we have 8ft of snow here and the ground is frozen solid so removal of the Wisty would be impossible. Forecasts are that its here for at least the next 6 months by which time Molly and Lily will have gone through their feline ninja training and will be poised to protect their territory, so any further attempts to employ a birdlike drone will be met with disaster.

I have been better this last couple of days but thank you for your kind concern. Its always just when I think all is pootling along nicely but what can you do.

Welcome to Stephanie, alias Pawprintsx4. Thank you for your lovely comment and for pressing the "follow" button.
I noticed that I am not too far from 200 followers now so I shall come up with a Paddle Prize for when I hit the 200. I will put a photo of something up soon.

Now, I'm still sharing the samples I made for John and as I only had the Gerbera Panel and Gerbera Circles dies, I had to be quite inventive at times. As I didn't have the Gerbera Flower die, I cut the Gerbera Panel die 3 times and cut the flowers from that and layered them up to create these blooms. 

Cream and lilac card
JND Gerbera Panel die
JND Gerbera Circles dies
JND sentiment
HC Delicate Asters dies (Leaves)
Tonic punch (Small flowers)
Various green and lilac inks
Hougie for score lines
Jelly tot gems

A simple card but understated enough to even use as a sympathy card methinks.

Well, the dentist seemed to go ok. A couple of filling repairs and no numbing up required so, so far, so good.
Today, I'm taking The Girls back to the RSPCA for round 2 of their shots so hopefully, there will be no shananigans with getting them into their carrier ***...........perhaps I should put pieces of my curtains, rug and wallpaper in with them as these are items that they have a close personal relationship with lol!!!

Here are some latest gratuitous itty bitty kitty pics..............

Molly Mogs

Lily Kins

Oh, don't they look as if butter wouldn't melt lol!!!

Off to their new vets later in the week for a meet and sniff (the kitts, not me..........well, depends what the vet looks like lol!!!) and they will probably hope that they don't need their temperature taking..........there is an advantage to being human sometimes!!!

Yorkie Wendy, sorry you have not been well. Hope that you are better but please see above regarding any planned Wisty assault.
Hope you have recovered from your fall too Jeanie. I still can't have alcohol so can't use that as an excuse anymore for my clumsiness lol!!!
Maureen, I have no sympathy with you swapping bugs with Wendy as I know it is that poor misguided woman who is being led astray by you.
As Myra says, it would be cheaper and less infectious to buy your own Wisties lol!!!

Anyhoo, this won't get the lady a baby as my dear Mum used to say (I think it was some strange Malaysian saying lol!!!) so better scoot.

Be good all.
Ang x

*** Update on the pet carrier
     We had invested in a covered litter tray (less scatterage and pongage......hope I haven't put you off breakfast/lunch/dinner).
I put the pet carrier in the kitchen last night for them to get used to it ready for their trip today and Lily went straight into it..........great, or so I thought.
She obviously thought it was a new toilet facility and promptly peed in it!!!
I'm hoping that the same thing doesn't happen on the way to the RSPCA as its about 5 miles away...........wish me luck!!!


  1. I must admit that when I saw the covered litter box in the pet store window it reminded me of the carrier Charlotte uses for her felines so I'm not really surprised that Lily thought it was a new loo ... lol! This is a beautiful card Mrs D and extremely suitable for a condolence card. Take care. Christine xx

  2. Morning Ang,
    Gorgeous card, pleased you have been feeling better,

  3. Morning Ang, I love this card, the simplicity of it and one I think I will be copying.
    Do hope that you are continuing to feel better and your visit to the Vets
    with Molly and Lily goes well. I have purchased several tins of cat food should Maureen and I need it on planned raid.
    Wendy x

  4. Stunning cards Ang, I love the colours and design, and a design that'll suit any occasion.
    Loving the kitties and yes your quite right, they look totally innocent of any wrongdoing. Email later today, Kate x x

  5. Hello Ang, your card is really lovely, great use of the panel die to make up the flowers. Glad to hear that you are feeling better. Love the pictures of the little felines, hope the RSPCA and vet trips go ok. Take care all. Bx

  6. Good morning Ang, hope your day is going well with your trip to the vets. Beautiful card, just shows how inventive one can be with a limited selection of goodies. Take care of your self, love from Jackie xx

  7. Hi Ang this is a stunning card I love the colours. The way you have used the dies is amazing. I hope all went well with the trip to the vets. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  8. I love your beautiful card this morning (here). You do a terrific job with limited supplies. I think John owes you more. I am awaiting my JND order from Hochanda to be rowed across the pond or dropped by Passenger Pigeon (or so it seems when I am waiting). I appreciate your inspiration so I'll have something to try out first. I think it would make a lovely Mother's Day card as well.
    Good luck with the kittens at the vet. I have a little dog but I used to volunteer at our humane society and took kittens home that needed meds for a couple of weeks. They are cute little devils and are a lot of fun to watch so two gives your twice the fun (and mischief).
    Stay warm and thank you for the nice welcome!
    Stephanie K

  9. Hi Ang,
    I don't know what I love the most, your beautiful cards or your sense of humour!
    I laughed out loud when you mentioned sniffing the vet!
    The card has inspired me as it's so lovely and I'm glad you are feeling much better.
    I'm a bit more mobile now and having physio so things are getting better I think.
    Love your two mischievous girls. Keep posting pictures. We'll all have a collection to get you some B & Q vouchers for new wallpaper etc.
    Jayne xx

  10. Hello Ang,
    This a real beauty! It’s one of my favourites with the Dies so far ! I’ve been using the square one to cut flowers as well!! They are lovely and the foliage is so realistic!
    Hope the pussy cats behaved!
    Glad you are feeling ok just now! That’s good news.
    Many thanks,
    Love Myra x

  11. Beautiful card Ang - your "girls" are gorgeous and so innocent looking!

  12. Beautiful card Ang , so pleased you feel better, keep up the good work.
    Elaine H X

  13. Hello Ang,
    Gorgeous card today. It's very elegant, a bit like me ha ha.
    The moggies are cute as buttons and the story of the pet carrier is just typical!
    Never fear about us and 8ft of snow. My Arctic expedition training will come in very handy and Wendy has climbed Everest so we will handle that no bother!!!
    Glad you are feeling better, long may it continue.
    love Maureen x

  14. Just beautiful Ang. Please keep the samples coming.

  15. Lovely card Ang I need to invest in more of the dies and some jelly tot gems
    You made me smile re the comments about the wistie etc I hope you’re not still under 6ft of snow

    1. Meant to say from Karen
      Blogger is playing me up something chronic - I’ll need to see a doctor and get some pills for it

  16. A beautiful card Ang and has been said would be good for a Sympathy card. Will remember this card. Glad you are feeling better. Hope all went well at the vets.

  17. Your post reminded me of when I had to take my very pregnant cat to the vets and she had to have her temperate taken. Course she started squirming as soon as the vet came near her. After several tries on his own I got told to "Hold her head stil whilst I just pop it in". Well Kaddy wasn't having any of that either and promptly swivelled her head round out of my grasp and sank her teeth into my arm. The result was the Vet giving Me a tetnus shot!!! Hugs Mrs A. Oh yes I could tell you a few cat tales to put hairs on your chest if ever you need any.

  18. Absolutely beautiful card, Ang. It just shows how versatile the dies are.
    Glad you have been feeling better.

    Anne (Northampton)

  19. Hi Mrs D
    A gorgeous card today hope you feeling better today and vet trip goes okay .
    Molly looks just like our cat Cinders she is 3 years old now and such good company more of a house cat with us all the time.

    I am feeling better today after fall on stairs my panda eyes fading now .thank you for your wishes .
    take care love jeanoe

  20. Love this one Ang, my fave colours.
    Talking of peeing, gonna have to take his lordship out, I make him wait until I have had my brekky and he has had his,

  21. We buy puppy pads or bed pads and put those in the base of our cat carriers when transporting a puss. It absorbs any mess at once and can be quickly replaced. Wrapping the pad in a nappy sac keeps the niff down and makes for hygenic disposal too. Had cats over 30 years. Our latest one is a Golden Oldie we have taken in through a local charity. Within minutes we were her devoted servants, and crafting to fundraise for the charity has kept me sane over the years and the physical pain at bay. I found your site this morning and fell out of my w'chair laughing at the name. Of course I am one of John's crafting followers and have heard your name many times. Love the cards as elegance is my style. Keep up the good work X



"Peace" (3) 300 posts prize post (1) Acetate (1) air dry clay (1) Amy Designs Ice Crystal Frame (1) Andy's Clock (1) Anna Griffin Flourish Emblem (4) Ansty Workshop (2) Baby (1) Baby 3D (1) Baby card (1) Baby wrapping paper (1) BeBunni embossing folder (1) Bebunni Snowflake embossing folder (2) Bevelled Glass Striplet (4) bling (3) blog hop (1) blue tit topper (1) Bokeh (2) Box Frame (2) Britannia Medium Rose (2) Butterfly Box (1) buttons (1) Cake (1) Cake design (1) Campervan (1) Card-io Festive Fir Cones (1) Card-io Mum's Garden (3) Card-io Rose Garden (4) Card-io stamps (4) CE Anemone Planter stamp (1) CE Aztec Flowers embossing folder (2) CE Blog Challenge March (Easter) (1) CE Falling Snow embossing folder (1) CE Frosty Swirls (2) CE Frosty Swirls embossing folder (6) CE Garden Frame stamp (1) CE Jacobean Floral embossing folder (8) CE Linen embossing folder (5) CE sentiment (1) CE Snowflake Lattice embossing folder (2) CE Stitched Bunting Numbers stamps (6) CE Swirling Hearts embossing folder (7) CE Tapestry embossing folder (2) CE Tartan Trellis embossing folder (2) CE Tied Together embossing folder (2) Checkerboard embossing folder (1) Cheery Lynn Holly Flourish (9) Cheery Lynn Sweet Christine (3) chevron embossing folder (1) Christmas (1) Christmas Tree Greetings die (1) clock (1) colouring (1) Confetti Vellum (1) Cosmic Shimmer Clear Matt Finish Glaze (2) Couture Creations Rudolf embossing folder (1) Couture Creations Swiss Dots embossing folder (3) Couture Creations Tied Together embossing folder (1) Crafters Companion Christmas Jumper embossing folder (3) Crafters Companion Textures Elements Rain embossing folder (1) Crafts Too Cubis (1) Crafts Too Daisy Lattice (2) Crafts Too Fancy Lattice embossing folder (2) Crafts Too Mariposa (2) Crafts Too Snow Time die (1) Cream card (6) Creative Expressions (1) Creative Expressions Garden Frame stamp (1) Daisy's (6) Darice Chevron embossing folder (1) Die cut magnetic sheets (1) Diwali (1) Docrafts (4) Docrafts All Aboard (2) Docrafts Home for Christmas (1) Docrafts Punch (1) Docrafts Snowflake embossing folder (1) Docrafts X Cut Reindeers Pattern embossing folder (1) Easter (1) Eclectic Anthology (1) Eclipse (1) Embossalicious Floral Vine embossing folder (1) Embossalicious Tumbling Leaves embossing folder (1) Enchanted M-Bossibilities (1) First Edition A Christmas Story pad (1) First Edition Bird Song (2) First Edition Boho Chic (2) First Edition Christmas Wishes (1) First Edition Desert Blooms (1) First Edition Family Ties (2) First Edition Floral Pavilion (3) First Edition Gilded Winter (3) First Edition Isabelle (3) First Edition Love Letters (4) First Edition Neroli (2) First Edition Storyteller paper (1) First Edtion New Bloom (1) Floral Tribute (1) foamiran (1) foiling (1) Forever Friends (1) frame (1) Frosty Swirls embossing folder (2) Fuchsia necklace (1) Fuchsia tutorial (1) Funky foam (2) gilding flakes (3) Go Press and Foil (1) gold gilding flakes (1) gold mica powder (1) gold mirror card (2) Golf (1) Graduation (1) Happy Birthday embossing folder (1) HC Decorative Lace Border (1) HC Delicate Asters (9) HC Sunkissed Fleur (4) Heart Cascade (1) Hobbycraft punch (3) Hobbycutz (13) Hochanda (1) Hope (1) House of Cards (13) hummingbird (1) Hunkydory (1) Hunkydory Christmas cards (1) Hunkydory Peacock (1) Indigo Blu sentiment (1) Inkylicious (1) Inverted Corner Box (1) Inverted Corner Box Tutorial (1) Inverted triple stamping (2) Inverted triple stamping tutorial (1) Janet's Envelope (1) Jewellery (1) JND Bee Balm Frame (3) JND Bee Balm Swirl Leaves. JND Anniversary stamps (1) JND Birds and Cages (6) JND Blousy Poppy die (1) JND Chains (3) JND Christmas Music stamps (1) JND Deck The Halls stamps (1) JND Deer Scene die (1) JND Festive Greetings (5) JND Festive Silhouettes (2) JND Gerbera Circles (6) JND Gerbera Panel (6) JND Gerbera Pop Out Circles (2) JND Gerbera Pop Out Panel (1) JND Holly and Ivy die (1) JND Holly and Ivy die. (1) JND Large Butterflies (2) JND Media Plate Rectangle dies (1) JND Mini Starflowers (1) JND Oakham (1) JND Orchid die (2) JND Ribbon Threader dies (3) JND Scene Box die (2) JND Small Lantern (2) JND Snow Scenes (2) JND Snowflake (2) JND Snowflake Circle embossing folder (1) JND Snowflake Edges die (2) JND Snowflake Lattice (1) JND Snowflake Panel (1) JND Snowflake stamp set (2) JND Snowflakes (1) JND Snowflakes die. JND Festive Sentiments die (1) JND Snowflower Cut and Emboss folder (2) JND While Shepherds Watched stamp set (1) JND Woodland Scene Cut and Emboss folder (2) JNDBee Balm Swirl Leaves (1) John Lockwood 12 Days of Christmas pad (6) John Lockwood 12 days of Christmas stamps (1) John Lockwood Cherry Blossom Elements (4) John Lockwood Daffodil Burst (3) John Lockwood Daisy Corner (1) John Lockwood Daisy Corner Elements (1) John Lockwood December's Child (1) John Lockwood Fern Frames Elements stamps (6) John Lockwood Flower Frame Elements (1) John Lockwood Flower Heart Element stamps (2) John Lockwood Flower Hearts Element stamps (2) John Lockwood Heart Striplet stamps (1) John Lockwood Holly Tree Elements stamps (1) John Lockwood Honeysuckle stamp (2) John Lockwood Horticultural Definition stamp (2) John Lockwood Larkspur Elements stamps (4) John Lockwood Lily stamp (2) John Lockwood Michaelmas Daisy Stamp (2) John Lockwood Monday's Child stamps (1) John Lockwood Nasturtium Elements stamps (4) John Lockwood Nasturtium Everyday Sentiments stamps (4) John Lockwood November's Child (1) John Lockwood Partridge in a Pear Tree stamps (3) John Lockwood Peony Elements stamp (1) John Lockwood Peony Elements stamps (3) John Lockwood Peony rubber stamp (2) John Lockwood Quattro Stars mask (1) John Lockwood Rosebud Elements stamps (5) John Lockwood Spring Shades paper pad (1) John Lockwood Summers Child stamp (2) John Lockwood Violet Elements stamps (1) John Next Door Anniversary Sentiments stamps (2) John Next Door Autumn Flowers stamps (7) John Next Door Build a Wreath (4) John Next Door Build a Wreath stamp set (2) John Next Door Butterfly Corners stamps (5) John Next Door Butterfly Frames stamps (4) John Next Door Christmas Scene stamp set (2) John Next Door Christmas Textures (2) John Next Door Christmas Textures stamps (1) John Next Door Circle Leaves stamps (1) John Next Door Confetti embossing folder (1) John Next Door Festive Silhouettes stamp set (2) John Next Door Flower Circle stamps (4) John Next Door Holly and Ivy (1) John Next Door Mini Tags Dies (4) John Next Door Opera Box dies (1) John Next Door Quattro Drops Mask (3) John Next Door Sandwich Box Dies (6) John Next Door Sentiment stamps (3) John Next Door Snowflake Circle embossing folder (3) John Next Door Spring Flower stamps (5) John Next Door Star Flower dies (1) John Next Door Star Flower Leaves dies (1) John Next Door Star Stream embossing folder (1) John Next Door Summer Flowers stamps (4) John Next Door Swirl Ivy Leaves (1) John Next Door Waves Duo Mask (2) John Next Door Winter Flowers stamps (3) John Next Door Winter Trees embossing folder (1) John Next Door Winter Trees stamps (1) John's samples (1) Joy's thank you (1) Jus Cutz A4 Rectangles (1) Kaisercraft Holiday Love Stamp (1) Kanban (1) Krylon Gold Leaf pen (4) Lace (1) Language of Flowers (5) Leane Creatief Border Branch (1) Lidl card (3) Lidl paper (1) Lilia's Clock (1) Lindsay Mason Personal Impressions stamp (2) Luca's Clock (1) Map (1) Marianne poinsettias (1) MAWTT (47) Memory Box Alphabet Dies (8) mica (3) Mint gilding polish (1) Mr D birthday (1) Multi Layer Stag Stamps (1) Musical notes (1) NEC Stash March 2015 (1) Nelly Snellen Holly (1) Nesta's Necklace (1) New Home (1) Oldie for Friday (7) padded heart (1) Peacock blue card (1) Peacock Feathers mask (1) pearls (1) pincking shears (1) Pink Flap Box (1) PMD (5) PMD card (21) Polished Silk Glitters (1) Quilted Blocks Striplet (1) red mirror card (1) Review of 2016 (1) ribbon (1) SB 2012 Holiday Tree (2) SB A2 Bracket Borders (3) SB A2 Matting Basics A & B (3) SB Adorning Squares (3) SB Art Deco Tags (1) SB Bitty Blossoms (16) SB Blossom (1) SB Blossoms Three (2) SB Botanical Swirls and Accents (7) SB Butterflies (1) SB Butterfly Circles (3) SB Camellia Border (1) SB Captivating Squares (6) SB Carnation Creations (5) SB Classic Diamonds (4) SB Classic Ovals (5) SB Curved Borders 2 (3) SB Dahlia (1) SB Decorative Labels 25 (1) SB Decorative Labels 28 (8) SB Decorative Labels 8 (1) SB Delightful Circles (2) SB Elegant Labels 4 (1) SB Elizabeth Border Strip (2) SB Fancy Lattice (1) SB Fancy Postage Stamps (5) SB Fancy Tags 1 (Framed) (2) SB Fancy Tags 3 (5) SB Fancy Tags Three (1) SB Fancy Tags Two (7) SB Filigree Delight (5) SB Foliage (3) SB Grand Ovals (2) SB Grate Works (1) SB Heirloom Ornaments 2010 (3) SB Imperial embossing folder (2) SB Intertwined Spirals (2) SB Iron Works Motifs (1) SB Ivy (D-lite) (2) SB Jewel Flowers & Flourishes (4) SB Labels 18 (1) SB Labels 25 (1) SB Labels 28 (3) SB Labels 4 (3) SB Labels 9 (1) SB Labels Twenty (2) SB Labels Twenty Eight (3) SB Layered Poinsettias (8) SB Lonely Hearts (2) SB M-Bossibilities Imperial embossing folder (1) SB M-Bossibilities Patchwork embossing folder (1) SB Majestic Labels 25 (1) SB Mary Border Strip (2) SB Matting Basics A (3) SB Matting Basics A & B (5) SB Matting Basics B (3) SB Medallion 1 (2) SB Medallion 4 (1) SB Peony (1) SB Poinsettias (1) SB Ravenna (1) SB Reflective Moment (1) SB Scalloped Ovals (3) SB Snowflake Pendant 2013 (9) SB Swirl Stripe Panel (2) SB Tapestry (2) SB Tiger Lily (2) SB Tisted Palm (1) SB Twisted Metal Tags and Accents (1) Scraperboard (2) sewing (1) Sheena Douglass Holly embossing folder (3) show samples (1) Silver (1) silver Krylon pen (1) Sissix Hearts (3) Sissix Hexagons (1) Sissix Squares (12) slate (1) Small snowflake die (1) Snow (2) Snowflake Border (1) Snowflake Mini Striplet (1) Soft gold card (2) Spectrum Noirs (5) Splodgeaway Masks (1) Squigglefly (1) Stamping Up (1) Starry Night die (1) stitching (1) Stitchy Bear (1) Sue Wilson 2015 Angel (1) Sue Wilson Ara Mini Gemini (2) Sue Wilson Catkin Stems (1) Sue Wilson Christmas Tree Greetings (2) Sue Wilson Chrysanthemum dies (1) Sue Wilson Cygnus Gemini (1) Sue Wilson Doodle Rose Wreath (6) Sue Wilson Holly Octagonal Frame (3) Sue Wilson Indian Ocean Background (2) Sue Wilson Jacobean Floral embossing folder (1) Sue Wilson Lotus Striplet (1) Sue Wilson Maidenhair Fern (1) Sue Wilson Mauritius (1) Sue Wilson Mini Snowflake Striplet (2) Sue Wilson Orange Blossom Leaves (1) Sue Wilson Peace (1) Sue Wilson Rococo Striplet (2) Sue Wilson Snowflake Corner Border and Tag dies (3) Sue Wilson Snowflake Gemini (2) Sue Wilson Timeless Striplet (1) Sue Wilson Ursa Gemini (3) SW Ara Mini Gemini die (1) SW Christmas Tree Greetings (1) SW Cygnus Gemini (3) SW Indian Ocean Background dies (3) SW Mauritius dies (4) SW Orange Blossom Leaves (1) SW Ornate Octagons Striplet (1) SW Snowflake Borders and Tags (1) SW Snowflake Gemini (1) SW Snowflake Mini Striplet. SW Let it Snow (1) SW Tahiti die (2) SW Trailing Ivy (1) SW Twinkle Edger (1) Swarovski (1) Tatty Teddy (1) Texture Paste (2) That Special Touch Celtic mask (1) That Special Touch Delicate mask (1) That Special Touch Elegance Mask (2) That Special Touch Moroccan Mask (1) The BGS (2) The Ducks Doodahs Launch (1) The Striplet (17) The Tapestry (1) Tied Together embossing folder (1) Tonic Punch (1) TST Elegance mask (2) TST Fanciful mask (1) Ursa Gemini (1) Wedding (1) White card (15) Wisteria (1) X Cut Alphabet Die (4) X Cut Extra Large Circles (4)