Monday, September 19, 2011

Just a bit more Funky!

A couple of weeks ago I realised that I'd got totally muddled as to the date I should have added my project on the Get Funky blog - I was so embarrassed!  For some reason I was so convinced that my day was near to the end of the Seaside themed Funky Fifteenth challenge and made my little card ready for then - only to check the actual date and find that I'd already missed it - and Anice and my teamies had been too kind to point it out!
Anyway, it seems a shame not to share it as I was really pleased with what I'd made!
It's this little Beach Shack shaped card:
I used:
Papers from Craft the Year Away CD (August Holiday set) plus the matching August freebie paper for the stripes, the sun image and the little fish images
I used one of my most-used Craft Robo templates to make the shack, then made a 
new one for the surfboards. 
I used the cut out Beach Hut to create a shaped card, using the slant of the roof for the fold line

After messing up with the August challenge, I made sure I didn't do the same this month - my card was made, blog post scheduled and all ready to go ahead of Jenny even doing her own introductory post!
This month Jenny's highlighting the new "Happy Happy Birthday" CD and simply want to see any sort of project with a birthda theme - as long as you use at least one Funky Hand product on your project you'll be in with a chance of winning a free download of your choice at the end of this challenge.
As always there's a Funky Freebie to use if you want to - if you don't already own and Funky Hand products you can download that one straight away and use it for your project.  This month's freebie matches the "Sunshine Birthday" set on the new CD and if you check out the Get Funky Blog you'll find out how I made my card

Well, we got back yesterday from a few days in Bruges - a surprise trip organised by my lovely Hubby.  We travelled all the way there and back by train - a first trip on the Eurostar and actually, the first long train journey I've done in years.  I was quite relieved when I found out that we would be travelling "somewhere" by train as I've really grown to hate airports in the last few years - I used to love not just the flying part of a trip but the whole being at the airport thing too.  Now it just seems that they make it more and more unpleasant at every chance they get.  I still love flying though - how nice it would be to be so rich that you'd just be whisked through the whole process without having to deal with the queues and all the other horrible mess.
I loved Bruges - obviously the chocolate features quite heavily in that feeling of love, but it's just so pretty with all the lovely old buildings, canals, squares etc.  We had good weather and spent most of the time out wandering around, seeing the sights and soaking up the atmosphere.  It's the sort of place which is compact enough to see without having to spend valuable time travelling between the "must-sees".  There will probably be sm=ome photos to share eventually, but for now.....
Honestly - I would share if I could..............
Thanks for visiting,


Anonymous said...

Glad you had a lovely borthday Kathy, and those chos look yum!
Love the cards too, very bright and funky!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous cards, Kathy. I love the beach hut one - so nice and summery. The pressie one would work great at Christmas too!!

Choccies look pretty damn yummmilicious too!!!

Lisa xoxo

Janice said...

Fibber! I certainly wouldn't share, ooh there is nothing nicer than fresh cream Belgian chocolates. Your cards are lovely too especially the beach hut, I know you have a fondness for those!

Anonymous said...

I hadn't even noticed that you'd missed your turn Kathy, but I do remember thinking how fab your beach hut is! So creative!!

Sounds like you had a wonderful birthday! xx

Angelnorth said...

Love the surf boards on the first one, the bunting on the second and if there are any of those really dark chocs going begging, I'm your woman ;o) Glad you had a lovely birthday!

Kaz said...

I can't comment on the cards, the chocs have ALL my attention mmmmmmmmmmmm!!!
Glad you had a great time away, I love Bruges.
ps, love the cards! xx

Allison said...

fab cards Kathy and yummy chocs

Jackie said...

I love Bruges too! Glad you enjoyed your visit.
Great work...I love the little parcel card. xx

Di said...

Fabulous cards Kathy, so bright and cheerful. You can keep the chocs though ha ha :o)x

Traceyr said...

Yeah I bet you would share Kathy ... NOT! haha!

So glad you had a lovely time. More photos please.