Good Saturday Morning Ladies,
We had an absolutely lovely Wedding Anniversary yesterday, thank you all so much for your lovely comments.
We went to a restaurant that we haven't tried before, it is a Brazilian Restaurant called Rios, it was both unusual and delicious. You arrive and get seated and after you have decided on drinks you can go to the salad / vegetable buffet, they had brazillian style salads and vegetable dishes and delicious rice dishes too. You take that back to your table and a few minutes later waiters arrive at your table with different cuts of meat on skewers, if you like and fancy trying it they cut you a small slice, they continue to bring different meats around for as long as you have your little wooden block 'green' side up. When you need a rest you turn it over. I have to say we didn't last that long before we were full, we did leave room for the lightest chocolate fudge cake I have ever tasted, it came with Ice cream and a delicious chocolate sauce, we shared one! Paul had a coffee, I stuck with my glass of water. All in all a lovely experience.
We then went to the cinema to watch The Equalizer 2, my goodness what a brilliant film, Denzel Washington at his very best, although at one point my heart was racing so fast I thought I was going to have to go lie down!
Janet has made an amazing box was made using Tonic's Nordic Christmas Triangular Box die, she cut three and attached them together, adding a pearl button on each one to make opening them easier.
Each box has a bar of Thorntons chocolate inside!! (not if it was on my craft desk)!!
I just love the detail in the intricate panel of the box Janet, your colours work perfectly too, thank you so much for sharing.
Margaret received this amazing gift box as an Invitation, what an amazing idea, its a gift box in the shape of a cupcake, the written invitation was inside the lid, the Cupcake box was inside the gift bag. I was absolutely blown away by the design, I love how the top is made simply with both Scalloped and plain edged circles, finished with a floral arrangement and a bow.
I wonder if the idea is on Pinterest?!
Thank you so much for sharing Margaret, your friend is very talented! xxx
Karen had produced her own labels for her Crocheted Animals, It still shows the Designers name but Karen is able to add her little bit of personalisation too, I agree with you Karen, the animals do look cuter sat down.
Here is Karen's description
I have just made this The other tags have the specific animal on it I rang Toft and they said it was ok to give to a charity I explained that I wanted to add a tag with a photo to show how lovely they look sitting down When they’re held up they look a bit gangly!
Absolutely amazing Label design Karen, thank you so much for sharing your idea with us.
These fantastic collections of dies were on course on Sale, that's the only time our 'Crafty Bargain Hunter' shops.
Such a wide selection of Sentiments in all of the sets Michele, the clearly all Mix and Match which gives you even more versatility.
I bet you can't wait to start using all of them, I think word dies have become the natural replacement for Peel-offs these days, more versatile as you can cut them in any colour to match every project you make. I am sure we will see these featured on Michele's cards in no time.
Thank you so much for sharing your shopping Michele. xxx
I hope all of our ladies going to Ally Pally today have an amazing day, I will be thinking of you all day, particularly at lunch time! I will be missing all of you too. Huge hugs on route to Ally Pally, can't wait to see your shopping! xxx
Thats all from me today, just a quickie as I was home late last night and I couldn't get the post done earlier in the day.
Sending warm hugs to all of you,