Saturday 18 July 2020

Mixed Up Saturday

Good Morning Ladies, 

I hope that you are all well and enjoying the weekend,  for us it woukd have been a noisy weekend as it was supposed to be the Fairford Air Tattoo, sadly like most things it has veen cancelled, which is a shame as it raises so much money for Charity. 

No magazine review tbis week as Michele hasn't received any new magazines,  they will resume next week though.



Lilian had very kindly shared her first ever Album with us, it is truly a work of art, the Stamperia papers are gorgeous and as Lilian says using the papers to create an Album means you get to keep the lovely papers and have them on display.
Thanks so much Lilian for sharing your amazing work of art with us XXX



Michele kindly shared some if her past Embossing Folder Technique cards to inspire us all.
Such a fantastic selection of cards.
Michele's Description:

"It might be in separate bits! Bright colours card is a Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder. Christmas tree & snowflakes are also Cuttlebug embossing Folders-very old. Cream & brown card is a script Cuttlebug Embossing Folder which is truly one of the most useful one, I then bought an A4 version which is brilliant. Next 2 Christmas cards-no idea of brand used, just a random selection. "

Thanks so much Michele for so much inspiration XXX


Brenda was first to receive her SU parcel, so she has lots of new goodies to play with for our next challenge. 
I absolutely love that poppy stamp and having the matching dies is such a bonus, the matching papers are gorgeous too.
Thanks so much for sharing your new goodies with us Brenda xxx

Well that's all for today ladies,  I am preparing to sit and watch Tracy Evans shows on Hochanda, she has created some amazing new stamps!

I hope that you all have a lovely weekend,

Love and hugs to all of you,



  1. Morning Ladies

    Lilian-your album is great, really lovely. It must have take you some time to create that as thetebdo much detail to it.

    Brenda-great shopping! Looking forward to seeing what you make with it all.

    Sandra-thanks for showing my cards. Hopefully they provide some inspiration.

    Off out food shopping early so I don’t have to deal with too many people! Hopefully I’ll get some time in my craft room this afternoon.


  2. Morning Everupme4
    LILIAN- I love love love your first ever ALBUM. Every page is just breautiful and the colours you have used are so virbant.
    Love it.When is the next one coming?

    MICHELE lovely cards this morning.

    BRENDA-love the look of your latest shopping.
    I'm joining you this morning by going to 'my treat' of the week M&S Foodhall.

    The CAFE is oPEN so pop in when you can for a chat and a cup of something.Cream scones are available this afternoon.
    HUGS are on their way to you all.TAKE CARE AND STAY SAFExxxx

  3. Oh LILIAN I love your album and like you say by making one of these you can keep it for yourself
    I love your cards MICHELE I tried to get that Cuttlebug Happy Birthday EF And had to end up getting a similar one!
    Love your buys BRENDA Will you be using any of it for this week’s challenge?
    Weather is a bit overcast today and it can’t decide what it’s going to do The back garden looks quite cheerful and the front garden has huge dark clouds I have no idea what’s happening today I will just go with the flow
    Take care all x

  4. Morning Sandra and ladies.

    Lilian, I love your amazing album ! Such Beautiful papers. It must have taken you some time to put together. Every page are wonderful, well done x
    Brenda, nice new things from SU to play with. You will make some lovely cards with them.
    Michele, nice cards from you this morning.

    Nothing much happening here today, didn't have a very good night so feeling pretty sluggish. Have some cards to make for upcoming Birthdays, Aug/Sept/Oct is always some busy months before it is all about x-mas.

    Have a nice day everyone whoever you are spending it.
    Hugs to all, Maria xx

  5. Hi everyone
    Beautiful album Lilian, love the papers.
    Fantastic selection of cards Michele, love them all.
    Love your new craft buys Brenda. Looking forward to seeing what you create.
    A bit fresher here this morning, after another humid night - didn’t get much sleep even with the fan on. Will be having a quiet day and doing some crafting.
    Hope you all have a lovely day. Hugs to all xxx

  6. Hi Sandra & ladies
    Wow Lilian your ALBUM is amazing. It must have taken you ages to do. I don’t think I’d have the patience to do that. I know my Groovi stuff takes ages to do but to me that’s different, great cards Michele great Christmas ones. I didn’t get to Thrupp. I’d rung Johnson’s to pay the balance of my holiday to Sardinia at the end of Sept. the lady I spoke to wanted to find out if it was going ahead before I did pay it. It’s in conjunction with a company called Just You. The lady did ring me back to say they hadn’t forgotten me but were still waiting on a reply.
    It’s overcast here as well today and quite muggy out, a bit breezy as well.
    Take care everyone and stay safe.

  7. Hi Sandra and all in the Cafe today. I hope you enjoyed watching Tracy Evans. She has some great stamps doesn’t she. Not that long ago I wouldn’t have taken any notice of designs like hers but now having watched her and seen how you use them I look at them totally differently. Enjoy the weekend my lovely xx
    Lilian, wow I love your album and the gorgeous papers you used. I hope R managed to get his hearing aids sorted x
    Michele, what a great range of cards. There is something for everyone. I need to get a text/script embossing folder. Which company did you get your A4 one from? X
    Brenda, your poppy stamps and other goodies are beautiful. I’m looking forward to seeing what you make with them x
    Mum, love and hugs to you xx
    Lynda, hugs to you and Terry xx
    I’m crafting this morning so I’m happy. Hope you all have a good weekend. Sending love and hugs to you all with extras for Lynda, Mum and all in need. Take care xx

    1. My A4 script Embossing Folder is by Embossalicious. It’s years old but I’m sure you’ll be able to find something similar.


  8. Hello All, very overcast here, very muggy.

    Michele love your cards, good folder there.

    I couldn’t really show much of my album, there are lots of Pages with pull outs and flaps. Love doing these, everything is made including the album, took me quite a long time to measure and cut all the pieces.
    There is a lady on Facebook who does classes, they are very good and quite reasonable priced, they also do full kits. I have a few more in various stages.

    Finished my c card this morning, sent to Sandra.

    R has has two new hearing aids from the hospital audio departing, sent by recorded delivery as they are only dealing with aids sent in by post, great service.

    Must go and tidy up all the stuff I used to make my card, determined to keep my desk tidy. Have a lovely Saturday, Lilian

    1. The web site for the album is : My Creative Spirit, lovely lady, she also has a shop. LEF