Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Waiting and wondering

Is today too soon for my new Self Addressed Kit to arrive? If I go up to the postbox to post this card order off, is that the time the parcel post will arrive with my box of goodies? Of course it is....I'll wait and go to the post this afternoon then. Thanks for helping me to decide.

Feeling chuffed because I killed two birds with one stone and used the Daring Cardmaker's "Little Extra" - this week a card layout sketch, to make a birthday card for a commission - are you like me and get a buzz from doing something like that? Feels a bit naughty and like you've "got one over" on the system. I know it's daft. Anyway here's the sketch and here's the card




Oooh after a grey and gloomy start the sun is making an appearance - typical of course that it should wait till I'd taken the card photo in poor light and packed it up with the others ready to post.

I'm prevaricating - can you tell? Loads more to do including my card for Friday's Dare for which I still have NO IDEA what to do....

Then there's the Christmas cards to get on with only 31 done so far - not 331 as I miss-typed on a forum and made all the other readers' jaws drop - hehehe, I didn't half laugh when I read the comments that followed and realised what I'd done!

"331 .........are these all for yourself to send out kathy? or do you sell some?? I make about 40 ish for ourselves, have 2 done so far!"

"I just reread your mail about 5 times - how many cards do you send?"

chuckling still at the very idea that I could EVER manage to make that many cards.....

Wellllll

How about that for timing.

Two minutes after I pressed "Publish Post" the doorbell rings and Postie is there with my lovely SA kit for this month. Now, what am I going to do with microscope slides and wooden discs, ummmm

13 comments:

Gvav1 said...

Greetings from Florida, USA! Just found your blog!

Anonymous said...

Hiya

So is the new challenge to use the SA kit for the Dare.......

I answered you're tag btw - better late than never :-(

Rachel

LisaBabe said...

I love the orange card, Kathy.

You're v. productive re christmas cards - I've done 3 but I suppose that's 3 more than last year!!)

xoxo

Janine said...

oh i like that card, very nice lol.!! Anyway I think it's all about time management and using that sketch and creating a commision card was the best use of your time. Just like it was to sit and wait for the postie to arrive. :-)

Keryn Campbell said...

I've got microscope slides sitting unused in a box. I wonder if that would be good idea for a dare.

Rachel said...

gorgeous card Kathy, enjoy your new crafty goodies

Lythan said...

Yummy card as ever kathy!
And my kit came today as well. I think the papers are lush.
And now that i am scrapping I can use those funny bits and bobs. The slides you can use alcahol inks on.

Kathy Pitt said...

Gorgeous Cards you have been making Kathy! I will have to go and have a look at the challenge site too, thanks for the URL

Anonymous said...

I'm sure you will come up with something spectacular with your kit Kathy! Love the card too.

Paula said...

Hi Kathy, love that sketch & the card you made.Just an idea for you to think about.A really simple idea for a mini book would be to choose a theme & decorate each page as if it was a small card. I make 6"x6" but have done 4"x4" before now. Use pictures & behind each pic tuck a blank tag so they can add their own. The tags can be connected by brads & fibre so they hang free once their pics are on them.
alterantively a star book with blank frames where pics should go for them to add to. I made a star book just before the wedding while I had flu...
Paula.x

Frog said...

Love the card Kathy i will have a go with that template if thats ok? Still waiting for my SA kit i bet it will come when i am out tomorrow.

Andrea

Frog said...

Love the card Kathy i will have a go at that template if its ok? Still waiting for my S A kit

Andrea

Anonymous said...

Lovely cards Kathy.
I got my SA kit yesterday - not sure what to do with the slides :/
But love the kit.