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Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Tag and Collage

Hello Everyone

This week is flying by and my daughter is coming to stay with us today until the weekend. We always seem to fit so much in when she comes and have such a lot of fun.

This week at Tag Tuesday the theme is Mushrooms/ Fungi and was chosen by Wendy. Two weeks to join in so hope to see you there.


I found this fun threesome as a free download. I thought it didn't need much else on the tag but I added a flowered background paper and edged some of the flowers and all of the mushrooms in black ink.

At The Three Muses week the theme is Africa




I always think that the painted masks of the tribes are folk art at its best so I did one of my own but had a picture of  a mask that I copied loosely. I made PSP brushes with the African symbols so I will be able to use them again

Have a great day

Love Chrissie xx




Monday, 11 February 2019

Journal page and Happy T Day

Hi All

Tuesday already so welcome everyone and a special welcome to the T Gang who join in with a drinks related post at Elizabeth and Bluebeard's T day gathering. Anyone can join in with the great group of gals. Thank you E and B for hosting this every week and helping us to get to know lots of people from other parts of the world.


This is a nice place to eat along our seafront. It is based on an American Diner but the food is all the English things  people want when they come to the seaside. Cooked breakfasts and burgers with chips. There is a fish and chip shop opposite and one on the next corner so I don't think the diner does those. I couldn't count the number of fish and chip shops in our town there are so many. The fish comes in fresh to our harbour every and most of the places sell wonderful meals.

This is what I like best for breakfast. Thick slices of wholemeal toast with butter and orange marmalade. The tea is decaffe as since I had the kidney stones I keep away from caffeine in anything. I do miss a nice strong coffee but the kidney pain I had makes me think twice about having one of those


Art Journal Journey has the theme Yellow chosen by Rike


I am always fascinated by the way that Elizabeth uses things she has cutout and saved from magazines etc. to use them in her beautiful artwork.

I decided to search through some free shop magazines to see what I could find. The background is done with chalks and I was brave enough to do some of my own writing for the words.

Thank you Elizabeth for the inspiration and Rike for the yellow page theme

Have a great Day

Love Chrissie xx

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Love and Sunshine

Hello Everyone

Happy Sunday where ever you are and hopefully the weather where you are isn't too extreme. Ours isn't too bad today but Friday night it was so windy and rainy that we didn't sleep much at all because of the noise. Strange how there are always rattles and bangs that you never hear unless the wind is so strong.

Take a Word and Moo Mania and More both have the theme Love is in the Air at the moment so I am entering a collage and a mini moo version of it


The digital collage 


and the moo version of the collage

At Sunday Postcard Art this week Anne has chosen the theme Sun


Another lovely theme and such fun to make the postcards

Have a wonderful day

Love Chrissie xx

Friday, 8 February 2019

Tag for a few challenges

Hello Everyone

The weekend is almost here and I am looking forward to more rugby matches tomorrow. Today we are venturing along the seafront to see MIL but will be coming back on the bus as the wind is from the south and will be in our faces if we walk back. 

What a lot of hearts, romance and love challenges are around at the moment so I made this tag to share with three of my favourite challenge blogs. Tag Tuesday, Try it on Tuesday and Moo Mania and More. Hope you will pop along to all of them and make something for the challenges there


Tag Tuesday have Hearts-Hearts-Hearts chosen by Michele and you have until Monday night to join in there.  I added heart brads and a flower made from punched hearts

Try it on Tuesday would like some romance on your project. Plenty on this tag with my Auntie Jeanne and Uncle Alf's wedding day 73 years ago. The sad little bridesmaid on the left is me aged almost 4. My Aunt and Uncle both died quite young unfortunately but my dear cousins are so like them and just as lovely in their nature as well.

Moo Mania and More has the theme Love is in the Air and I have added lots of love to this tag.

 I intend to send the tag to my Aunt Jeanne's younger sister who is very much alive and is 94. She will so pleased that I have used the photograph for a project. The sad little bridesmaid on the left is me aged almost 4. My Aunt and Uncle both died quite young by today's standards but my dear cousins are so like them and just as lovely in their nature as well. 

Have a great weekend

Love Chrissie xx