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Thursday, 14 March 2019

Spring and Nature

Hi All

Hope everyone is safe with all the high winds around at the moment. Good for drying the washing but not good for our walks to the seafront.

At Art Journal Journey this month Jo has chosen the theme Hello Spring.


I added another page to my scrappy journal. I try to add some things from a magazine or newspaper in this journal. 
I felt like I was still a child when I scribbled the background. Sometimes doing the simple option feels so good. To that I added the words from an Argos catalogue and did some stamping here and  there. Last thing to add were the cut-out flowers.


At Moo Mania and More the theme they have chosen is close to nature. Another page in the same journal for this challenge.


The background is chalks in various colours blended together.
Then I used the Geckogalz Darling Dragonflies sheet and cut out some of the images from it. The letters were cut from various magazines to spell out the word. I drew around the edges with Sharpies pens.

Have a great day

Love Chrissie xx

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

A word, Easter Bunny and Ginger Update

Hello Everyone

Today I have 2 digital entries for two of my favourite challenge blogs.

At Try it Tuesday this time the theme is 'Inspired by a Word'. Still almost a week left to join in and such a good theme with lots of scope.

I chose the word WOMEN as they seem to be in the news so much this last week and many of them for inspiring reasons.


At Tag Tuesday this time Wilma has chosen the theme Hares and Rabbits. Plenty of time to join in this challenge as it only just started.


I made a fun tag and I think I may use it to make a card for the 3 year old boy that lives next door to us. The image is one from here and I always love to use these fun images. I added a background I made and also some brushes images.

Do you remember the small piece of old ginger root I found at the back of a fridge shelf last October?  Vic planted and it grew into a  beautiful plant over 6 feet high.

This last weekend it suddenly withered and and we wondered why. Vic took it outside and tipped out the contents of the pot.

 It was difficult to believe our eyes when we saw what came out. The pot was full of these pieces of ginger. I have put a post it pad to show you how big the pieces of ginger are. We had some of it in a stir fry in the evening and it so fresh to cut and to eat. The smell is amazing as well.

Hope you enjoy your day

Love Chrissie xx

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Happy T Day

Hi All


A warm welcome to everyone and greetings to the T Ladies who join Elizabeth and Bluebeard every Tuesday to post something drinks related.

We got up very early one morning during this last week and walked along the seafront to have breakfast at the East Riding Leisure. It was good to have a day off from decorating the bathroom as we had met problems along the way and got a bit fed-up of being in such a small space.

I took pictures along the way

 Lifeboat station and Spa building


 Apartments overlooking the lifeboat station and the sea



 Interesting sky patterns
 Walking past the Spa and the harbour wall
 Looking out toward Flamborough head
 Harbour
 Harbour
 Harbour



Yorkshire Belle a very old Leisure cruiser that does trips for all in the summer.

Finally arrived to have scrambled eggs on toast and coffee-decaffe for me. Overlooking the other part of our seafront. It is totalally different from 'our' end with a pebbled beach and, often,rough seas.

Hope you all have a great day

Love Chrissie xx

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Tags for TT

Hello to all who call in at Jumbled Crafts

Sorry I  haven't been around for a while and apologies for not commenting on any blogs. We are decorating at the moment and with a small house it means every room seems to be a mess until it is all done. Hopefully it should be back to normal by the weekend.

At Tag Tuesday the theme is 'My Favourite Stamp. and was chosen by Joan. I always keep 'my fave' handy and a pad of black ink so I made this tag.


I covered my tag with a patterned paper and used most of the images of the set below.


The quote is a stamp by https://www.shop.artbyjenny.com.au/products/quote-stamp-stamp-darkroom-door. I don't have the stamp but I did cut out the quote from something I received by post a while ago

Also made a digital tag with my favourite digital stamp that always makes me smile whenever I see it.


This is a Pippi stamps and I have a few of them that were free or I won as prize-not sure which. The stamps are here

Have a great day all. I am off to help Vic again as he is doing something that needs 2 people--he will have to make do with one and a half.

Hope to be back to normal soon

Love Chrissie xx