Still loving life in Wales, we've explored lots and lots, have our favourite places. We've been out on the boat quite a bit, I discovered my sea sickness even when the sea is as smooth as glass. I used to be in the Royal Navy Reserves as well go figure! We even saw the dolphins swim past us *Squuuuuuueeeeeeeeee* I'd been looking for them since we moved here and I saw them yay! I love going over to Penmon Point in Anglesey, it has THE most awesome rock pooling going. I could spend all day rock pooling!
Its funny we moved right by a beach in Colwyn Bay but you'd hardly ever find me there as I like pottering round the rocks, Colwyn Bay is a long expanse of sand and more sand so we pootle over to Penrhyn Bay and go crab fishing or The Beacons in Conwy, I love The Beacons especially when the tide is freshly out and the sand is new, it feels almost tropical.
Anyway other news is I'm having a nail biting time, I've been back to Uni for a course to qualify as a Best Interests Assessor so am a bag of nerves now as we get the results of the essay on the 9th, I haven't written an essay since 1999!
Kids are doing well, settled into school. Ethan is completely and utterly fixated on Minecraft, if he's not playing it he's watching tutorials on you tube and sucking all the bandwidth!
Molly has been colouring and getting quite good at it too so bought her a set of Crayola pens, not bad quality hey, not happy about letting her loose on my promarkers just yet though!
Hope you all had a good Christmas and wishing you all a fab New Year!
Anyway I made a card, yes I did! I'm also 3/4 way through colouring another image, well I have been off work since xmas eve so have had a little more time!
This is a Tiddlyinks stamp called Dark Queen. We got Maleficent on 3d for Xmas and I highly recommend, fantastic film.
I coloured with promarkers and added some coloursoft pencil. The trees are hand sketched with promarkers and blender pen, wanted them as a blurry background type effect. I then edged with distress inks, doesn't half make the image stand out when you do that!
Clock is a die cut and I've added dots of glitter, gems, dyed lace and some flowers, the big ones are also dyed with moonshadow ink which I them cooked in the convection cooker to speed up drying hehe! Papers are from god only knows stack, I have that many I lose track of which is which! I punched a border on the brown one too.
I had some challenges in mind for this which I've listed below. Hope you like and hopefully I'll be back again a lot sooner!
I'd like to enter into...
Passion for Promarkers - Mega Christmas Challenge - OMG girls, I had to keep checking back on the grid thinking dang I've not got a line yet haha! I'm going with 3 lines now after all that and have "punches, glitter and blooms" and also the middle line of "gems, free and lace or die cut, free and glitter"
I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
Crafty Catz - Anything goes
Divas by Design - Anything goes
Simon says stamp - Anything goes
Creative Card Crew - Anything goes
Corrosive Challenge - Anything goes