Sunday, 15 January 2017

Peace and Rabbits. . . . . . .

Good morning everyone. Hope you're not too wet or snowed in.

My mate Davey has had the right idea and has gone off on his travels again to Thailand and Laos and no doubt will return looking like a bronzed Adonis.
Nesta is still away, shaking her maracas in Spain and here we are, stuck in the cold and wet, boo hoo!!!
Had a rough couple of days again so no choice but to stay put but at least I can watch the Hochanda Takeover . . . . . every cloud eh???

Now, its another Christmas card today, I'm afraid. In fact, I think we may be into March by the time I'm done showing my festive makes lol!!!
This one was made for a bloggy chum, who loves her wildlife and feeds rabbits, squirrels and birds on her walks so as soon as I saw this paper, I knew I had to use it for her.

Cream card
Gold mirror card
Platinum card
First Edition Gilded Winter 8x8 paper
Sue Wilson Snowflake Border, Corner and Tag (just the corner on this)die
Sue Wilson Peace die
Snowflake stamps (make unknown)
Mica powder
Teeny bling

I cut the corner die 4 times and stuck them edge to edge to get the snowflake pattern underneath the "Peace".
Apologies for the photo quality but I hadn't got my daylight bulb at the time this was photographed so it was a case of try and use what daylight there was.

Thank you for your lovely comments on John's card and also on my first attempt at colouring. I did find it quite therapeutic so I will have another bash. 

No more sightings of Flash, thankfully. I'm still wondering why someone would stand in their front garden in there PJs and rubber gloves (they were black rather than marigolds, not that it makes any difference lol!!!)

Anyhoo, that's me for now so I hope that the week ahead is kind to you all.

Be good (and if you can't be good, blame someone else)

Ang x


  1. Hi Ang,

    Wow this is stunning, just love it, was it for Pamellia by any chance lol! Its the Rabbits and Squirrels that gives it away!!! Just looked through your site my cannot believe how many I have missed, all fabulous, John had better watch out lol! Loved your colouring too, beautiful shading. I had forgotten about CE taking over Hochanda must try and view a couple today, bet they have had the greatest fun. Sorry to hear you are still not well my friend, here's me hoping 2017 would be a better one for you, fingers crossed. Well have a wonderful weekend, whats left of it and speak soon.

    Love & Hugs always
    Jacquie J xxx

  2. Lovely card!! Have a great weekend!!

  3. How gorgeous is this one, love it Ang. xxx

  4. Morning Ang,
    Lovely card, hope you are feeling better today.

  5. Beautiful card Ang. Hope you feel better today.

  6. Morning Ang, keep showing these cards, I for one, are not feed up with seeing them. The mind boggles regarding your neighbour, one interesting character lol !! Janice xx

  7. Good morning Ang what a unique paper you have used on this card. Friends of mine went to an island in Thailand for a wedding the week after Christmas and had a terrible time with storms and flooding so much so they couldn't get off the island and missed their flight home so I do hope Davey is ok. Wet and grey here so a day for pottering about and TV I think. Love from Jackie xx

  8. Nope Ang, am not wet or too snowed in, just hot and sticky and need to cool down in your snow...hope you are okay.
    love this ever so classy card, stunning.xx

  9. Hi Ang , so sorry you are still having it rough mate ,i wish the docs could get you sorted .
    My youngest Darren went to the Philippine's with his partner for Christmas ,they wondered what hit them when home to cold snowy weather .
    Well what beautiful paper used on your Christmas card , so unusual, i love it .
    I think it may have been too cold for flash this last week Ang lol
    Take Care Chuck .
    Elaine H X

  10. Love this and never thought about using a corner die like that with the Peace die, fab!

  11. I like you Christmas cards. Sorry you have been under the weather. Stay strong my friend. Your humor gives me laughs, so I thank you for that. Makes my day!

  12. Hello there Ang, beautifully designed card, so very elegant and I would say that the recipient will have loved it.
    Rained all last night so the snow at ground level all gone, you take care of yourself, Kate x

  13. You are indeed Fancy Nancy with all of your pretty cards.
    Sure hope you are feeling better Sugar.
    sandy xx

  14. Hello Ang,
    This is lovely. I would never have guessed the snowflake was made from a corner die - but then I'm pretty thick!!!
    Sorry you have been under the weather and hope you are much better now. Black rubber gloves eh, Flash obviously wanted to stand out from all the other men in P J's and slippers!!!
    Take care.
    love Maureen xx

  15. Isn't it great when you see something that you know exactly what to do with it. Another lovely card, Ang.

    Take care

    Anne (Northampton)

  16. You're so thoughtful with your card-making, Ang! Your rabbit-loving friend will no doubt cherish the beautiful Christmas card you made for her! I also just visited your last post and love your card for John! I can see why you would be nervous, but no need! And well done with your first coloring in ages - you seem to know instinctively about shading! I hope you don't have any more rough days now for ages! You know I keep you in my prayers! Hugs, Darnell

  17. Hi Ang, this card is really lovely, I am sure the recipient was over the moon with it. Take care and hope you feel better soon. Bx

  18. A great card Ang..I hope you feel better soon xx

  19. Great that you incorporated rabbits into the background and I'm sure the card was really appreciated. The 'takeover' weekend was great and an excuse to sit by the fire over a dreary and wet couple of days.

  20. Smashing paper. I did wonder where the bunny came into it!
    The pens I used for my barn picture are Marvy Le Plume II water colour and brush markers. They are quite hard to get hold of here I managed to get mine on ebay. Readily available in the USA if you want to pay their postage costs (not). hugs Mrs A.

  21. Hi Ang,
    sorry to hear you have had a rough few days.
    I do hope you are feeling much better now.
    Love this wonderful card, and I know just who it was for too as your clues gave it away, and the wonderful paer used too.
    Such a very beautiful card.
    I fprgot I had that die when I made my cards this year, and last so thank you for the wonderful reminder and the inspiration too.
    ooooooooooooooooooooooo! what excitement I think not.
    Who wears PJS and black rubber gloves in the public domain.
    I shudder to think and lots of unsavourery things come to mind.
    Never mind yourAdonis should be back soon.
    Love and biggest hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  22. Lovely card Ang Does Flash have delusions of grandeur and think he's a highly specialised surgeon (crocs, scrubs. and surgical gloves spring to mind! Now stop it!) performing operations on his veg?

  23. Hi Ang! That bunny DP is so cute! The die cuts are stunning in the gold and silver! Hope that the bad days are behind you now! Take care.

  24. Gold is one of my absolute favourites for the holidays, and this gold card is top notch Ang. Just love the bunnies in the background (of course), and that die cut sentiment is amazing! How wonderfully elegant and festive! Sending wishes to you and Mr D. hugs :)

  25. What a beautiful card design.

    Hugs Diane