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Sunday, 19 December 2010

Non-Traditional Christmas.

Good morning from snowy Aberdeenshire. My husband has just spent ages shovelling snow round the house and all down the drive. Then there is a track from the tar road leading to us and past us to another house. He didn't try to clear the track and the car got nearly to the road and then stuck. More shovelling to get back home. He turned and came back because the road was impassable, no other cars or tractors or anything had been on it. Our little back road gets cleared by a tractor and snowplough during the week but obviously not at the weekend cos it wasn't touched yesterday either. So no Sunday papers for us! Unfortunately I'll probably get to work tomorrow. No rest for the wicked! Goodness knows what it would be like if I was wicked lol!!!

I've not been blogging much for a while but I have been busy so I thought I'd show you one of my easy Christmas cards. I made four like this but because I can't make 2 the same I've varied the position of the sentiment and snowflakes.



I've used :-
Sentiment :- Papermania.
DP :- Magnolia.
Snowflakes :- Martha Stewart punches.
Card candy :- Craftwork Cards.
Glitter.

Challenges for this card :-
Cupcake :- Non-traditional Christmas.
Allsorts :- Anything goes.

Thanks for looking, I'm off to investigate a big pot of potato soup. Maybe get some more crafting done this afternoon. My younger daughter phoned for a moan and held me up for about an hour lol! Snow seems to be causing her all sorts of problems in Aberdeen too.

10 comments:

  1. bonny card Kat, getting a bit fed up of this snow now.
    stay safe and warm quine
    Debz
    x
    p.s. I have candy if you're interested

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  2. I made potato soup on Friday as it's real soup weather. Take care and lovely card.

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  3. Great work, I love the design. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

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  4. Hiya Kat!
    Yep we have the same probs down south, this snow is getting on my nerves now and I'm dreading going to work tomorrow!
    Your card is just stunning hun, love the colour combo and your pretty papers too,
    Mmmmmm potato soap, sounds yummy!
    Take care and stay warm
    hugs Vicky xx

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  5. Great card Kat and wouldn't mind some of your soup !! hope you get oil soon -- we're in the same boat brrrrr!
    Anne xxx

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  6. mmmmmmm I love soup Kat and could just eat some now...keep warm and wrapped up and tell work you just couldnt get up that lane...your card is so festive and frosty and thank you so much for taking the time to vote for me, it means a lot to me
    Mina xxx

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  7. Oh this is beautiful Kat.
    luv
    Debby

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  8. Hi Kat! Snow is a problem... We probably don't have much compared to you, but it is the first time I have seen so much in Paris!
    Your card is beautiful! Great sentiment and I love the colours! Have a great day, despite the snow... Hugs Delphine xx

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  9. Hi there

    I am thrilled you have joined in my "Free and Easy" theme at Allsorts this fortnight and confess to being astounded by the huge response this weekend.

    I usually like to visit every entry and say a few words about their creations, but the sheer volume so far along with the Christmas preparations we all have to juggle means this is a "copied and pasted" message, for which I apologise.

    Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and wonderful holiday time.

    B x

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