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Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Halloween, Notes and so Cute!

Hello friends
Happy Halloween!
Little pumpkin at the ready.
I have some sweets for the trick or treaters, I think I may have bought far too many...
oh what a shame if I have to finish them off!
I'm still on my 'Domestic Goddess' theme!  
This time I put together a note book.  
Such a pretty paper from Papermania's Happy Days collection. 
I used it to cover two pieces of chipboard, inked the edges and then inserted the 
binding with my Bind It All.
To decorate it is Nested Tea Cups and Donna's Alphas
I'm a big fan of making books - coming up in January I will have details of many classes featuring books.

Now on to something very cute.....
Kim mentioned the other day she was going to see her new puppy - here he is! 
Only 3 weeks old so not ready to leave his mummy just yet.
He is a Poodle/Labrador cross and currently nameless. 
Kim has decided to wait to name him, when his character develops. 
It is impossible not to look at the photos and feel all gooey inside! 
I've asked Kim to send further photos as and when she has them.
Perhaps we need a pet gallery!?

This Sunday I have the first of my Advent Frame workshops.  
Not only we will be creating the 25 boxes and decorating them but we will also be customising the 
frame with nice goodies too.  I've been dabbling with various ideas.   
There is one place left this Sunday (all later Advent Frame classes are fully booked).
Please drop me an email if you are interested.
Take care friends.

19 comments:

scottish crafter said...

Hi Christine, the notebook is another lovely gift to make, your pumpkin is scary. I love your idea of a pet gallery, my two Lhasa Apsos are so cute. Looking forward to seeing the decoration on the Advent Frames as I have decorated mine as well.

Wilma x x

Elizabeth said...

Morning Christine, absolutely went all gooey looking at the photos of Kim's puppy. He is gorgeous, sooooo cute. Bet you can't wait to get him home Kim! Looking forward to seeing more pics of him as he grows up. I love the idea of a pet gallery too.
Another lovely project today. I do not have a bind it all but it looks like a good investment.
Have a lovely halloween everyone.
Elizabeth x

hazel said...

Love the note book Christine and the dog is gorgeous. xx hazel

Patricia Howarth said...

Morning Christine, Beautiful book today, I love the colours, I have the nested teacups dies and I love Donna's Alphas too, think they will be next on my list ha ha. I have The Cinch but haven't had it out of the box yet, will have to give your books a try.
Awwwwwwww, Kim's new puppy is absolutely gorgeous, I thought she was actually picking him up last weekend, but he's far to ickle to come home yet, he is absolutely scrummy.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

val jones said...

Hi Christine. Love the note book.

The little puppy is adorable. What a cutie. Lovely idea to have a pet gallery. You'd be inundated with piccies I'm sure.

Val in Spain xxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Another lovely notebook the papers are really gorgeous, and so is Kims Little puppy .

Have a good day
Elaine H X

Janice said...

Fab note book Christine, such a great idea again!
Gorgeous puppy too.
Enjoy your crafting day.
Janice x

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine.
Your book is great it would make a lovely gift,but I think I would use it myself.
Kims puppy is so sweet,I hope she gets all her crafting done before he comes home,as I am sure he is going to want lots of cuddles. Take care. x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Lovely book project again today very pretty papers.
Love the idea of a pet gallery, Kim's puppy is very cute.
Have a great day.
Lydia
X

Chloe's Nan said...

Awww, such a sweet blog post all round Christine! The puppy is really cute and looks like he is going to enjoy his cuddles. I have a BIA but don't use it very much at all, perhaps I need to pull it out of the bag and have a play. Have a great day x

Kim said...

Morning Christine

Love the note book, you can never have enough note pads, I'm always making lists, especially as Christmas comes around. Thank you everyone for your comments on our little puppy. I'm trying to get organised for Christmas ahead of his arrival, as I know he's going to need lots of attention, not that I mind:-).

All the best

Kim x

Ita said...

hi Christine I love it,this year I am going to do handmade gifts for my friends and stocking filler,I am knitting some scarfs with that nice can can wool,my frinds will faint when they see them,me KNITTING i made one for my daughter and she loves it ,she also was in shock
Thanks for the inspiration
Smiles
ita

Sue Yorkshire said...

Morning Christine

Love the notebook, I dont have a bind it all but they do look useful

Kim your puppy is adorable bet you cant wait to get him home. Have you a name for him yet?

Sue xxx

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, Kim's puppy so cute and she's right not to name it until she gets to know it a bit. Lovely note book, im thinking i need the teacup dies now. Emma

Toni said...

Hello Christine, lovely project again today. I've been thinking about getting a binder to use for gift making but undecided between a BIA and The Cinch and also whether I'd use it enough to justify expense. Been looking out for ideas other than scrap booking which I don't do. Will look forward to seeing your posts in January.
Toni xx

Carole Z said...

Afternoon Christine! Love your pumpkin, I carved our this morning and decorated our front porch...we always get lots of Trick or Treaters and I have lots of treats, but like you, still hoping I've bought too much!!!The book is beautiful, love the papers and the puppy? What can I say? Adorable, cute..oh my, gorgeous! Carole Z X

Jenny L said...

Hi Christine,
Happy Halloween. Love the pumpkin.
The book and the advent calendar are superb.
Hope you get lots of trick or treat people, or you may be eating the spoils for some time.
Have a wonderfully spooky evening.
Lots of crafty spooktacular love. Jenny L.

Sarah said...

looking forward to seeing pics of the advent frames.
The puppy is adorable...so cute!

Craftychris said...

Fab note book, one day I may get a binding machine! ooh the puppy is soooooooo cute! I am definitely gooey! xx

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