Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Mistletoe





Image from Joanna Sheen House Gruffies and Happy Hoppers
Cuttlebug Embossing Folders


I went into  Aberdeen yesterday with our younger son when he was going to work, we met our elder son and we all had breakfast together before James started work. Then a wander round the shops with Douglas looking for last minute buys before he gets married at the beginning of September. When James finished work Douglas's fiancée joined us and we had an early dinner out. They left to go for a walk and James and I headed for the station, James hates the train at 5.26 it's always really busy and it's like a cattle stampede on the platform. Do you mind waiting for the next train at 6.20 mum ? it's not as busy,  ok lets go for a coffee. At 5.21 let's just go for the 5.26 mum, mad dash to the station 5.25 on the clock when we arrived, through the ticket machine and a sprint to the platform,really nice guard shouting encouragement 6 seconds to spare, but we were on the wrong end of the train for where we wanted to go , the last 2 carriages only go part of the away so we had to change carriages at the next stop, next time I'll say no if he suggests a last minute dash like that. Trouble is it's usually 2 hrs between trains apart from at peak times so they are always busy. Driving in and parking for the day is more expensive than going by train unless there are more than 2 folk going you can't win.


Challenges

http://housemouse-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/hmfmc199-house-mouse-and-friend.html
http://pileitonchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/pile-it-on-78-christmaswinter-in-july.html
http://thegloryofchristmaschallenge.blogspot.de/2015/07/challenge-63-feature-creature-add-animal.html
http://ooh-la-la-creationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-185.html
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.ca/2015/07/challenge-111-embossing-wet-or-dry.html
http://craftingforallseasons.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-106.html
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/traditional-christmas-colours.html
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-271-always-anything-goes.html
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-69.html
http://www.mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/challenge-300-christmas-in-july.html

23 comments:

  1. This is BEAUTIFUL!!! Loving the embossing, layering and charming image. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting for all Seasons. Barb

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  2. This is gorgeous Meg, such an adorable image and fabulous embossed background.
    Pauline
    x

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  3. Oh Meg, what a palaver, hope you got home eventually.
    Gorgeous card, love the cute image and your embossed panels are fab, hugs Kate x

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  4. Fabulous card!! I love the embossing and the cute image! Thanks for joining us at Ooh La La Creations!!

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  5. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Passion, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  6. Beautiful use of this adorable House-Mouse image. Love all the white embossing background. Great take on our House-Mouse and a Friend theme. Thanks so much for joining us at HMFMC. Good Luck! :)

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  7. Gorgeous card Meg :-) the image is super cute and I love the embossed background and all white design, very lovely :-)

    Glad you caught your train! ;-)

    thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Challenge :-)
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  8. Waking up in Ab this morning myself, in son's student flat! That sounds like a bit of a to-do at the train station, glad you made it home but oh me that last minute change could have really mucked you up! Love the card by the way. Very pretty with all the layers and embossing. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at OohLaLa, Jx

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  9. So beautiful Meg...your image simply pops against the mainly white background!! What a close call with the train...lol!! Thanks for playing along with us at House Mouse and Friends...good luck!
    Take care,
    Beth

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  10. Beautiful layers of embossing for a white on white look with only a colored image, a really sweet one too.

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  11. A great card - thanks for joining us at The Glory of Christmas Challenge.

    Helen x

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  12. Cure image! Thanks for sharing with Crafting from the Heart!

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  13. Thanks for entering The Glory of Christmas challenge 63 with your lovely crafting, Hazel, DT - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  14. What a sweet card! Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Craft Your Passion.
    DT Myriam

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  15. This is absolutely stunning! . Thanks for playing with us at Dream Valley Challenges!
    Neva DT

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  16. What a gorgeous card! I love the way you've colored your image and the embossed backgrounds are so beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Hope to see you again on the next challenge!

    Hugs,
    Snoopy :D​

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  17. What a gorgeous card!! I love all the embossing and the way you've colored this image. Thanks for playing at HMFMC. Good luck!!

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  18. Meg, you have taken a sweet image, colored it up beautifully and created a wonderful holiday card, so very elegant with the embossing. Thanks for joining us for the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  19. A beautiful Christmas card Meg, a fabulous design with super embossed background.......your image is just adorable and brilliant colouring!!

    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much fir playing along with House Mouse & Friends Challenge.

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  20. Hi Meg, I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
    Pauline
    x

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  21. Love WOW cards & this is a stunner, great layers, this sweet image is adorable lovely take on the chall theme.
    Thanks for playing along with us at House Mouse and Friends Mon. chall..

    smiles Christine x

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