Monday 21 April 2014

I like this Monday!

Hello friends
Do we feel out of sync with days?  A Bank Holiday always does that to me!

How did your Easter Sunday go?
The boys did me proud when it came to chocolate!
I think I'm going to have to regulate my Buttons intake a little!

Now to share a further decorated egg, this one was from last year.
I used Foliage cut from felt and Classic Scalloped Ovals.
I kept with the traditional Cadbury purple :)
Gillian has created a beautiful birdhouse - great idea with the chocolate bunny!
Thank you for sending the photo, please always feel free to send photos along to me,
(as long as you don't mind me sharing them with Blogger-land and Facebook).
I love to see all your 'makes'.

Other news, after quite a lot of requests - I've managed to source some pretty beaded ribbon:
It measures 8mm wide and inset with clear rhinestones.
Sold in 1 metre lengths and available here.

Today I am at the shop creating, I've got quite a lot of assignments to get through -
it's tough this craft work you know...! ;) Good job I love it!
Take care friends and enjoy your day.


Magzeeann said...

Hi Christine.The boys have certainly done you proud with chocolate ~ but how long will it last?! Love your egg 'box' and Gillian's bird house. Have a good day but go steady on the chocolate!! Hugs,
Maggie x

Anonymous said...

Wow thats a lot of chocolate buttons. Regulating intake would be hard for me, a little voice in my head always says "just one more" and I was brought up to do as I'm told! Enjoy. JuliaT x

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
That's an awful lot of buttons, I wonder how long they will last you, your boys know just what you like.
Love the birdhouse and the egg cover both very pretty.

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. Yes, bank holidays always throw me out too : ) Weren't you lucky getting all of those chocolate buttons, anyone would think that you like them he he. I love your Egg cover and Gillians birdhouse, both are very pretty. The beaded ribbon is gorgeous, I'm not always a fan of rhinestones but this looks lovely. Take care.

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Both the bird house and the Easter egg are really pretty,and your ribbon is really lovely,I will pop over and have a look.
You did do well for chocolate,your boys know how to spoil their mum.
Have a good Easter Monday. Take care. x.

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hello Christine
I am making the most of this bank holiday as I have to go back to work after 2 weeks holiday from work :( But on a positive note only 2 more weeks before the next bank holiday Monday - May Day!
Loving the egg box and the 'bird' house. Also like the look of the new rhinestone trim - you just can't beat a bit of bling can you?
Enjoy your chocolate and the Bank holiday

Wendy L said...

Wow you will have to ration the buttons, Mmmmmm.
Lovely creations too, xxxx

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine...that's the egg wrap I remember gave me the inspiration last year, love it! Love Gillian's bird house too. You have got a lovely lot of chocolate there...enjoy! Loving that beaded ribbon....hugs Carole Z X

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine
Your boys did you proud with the buttons , I love your egg box and Gillian's bird house what a good idea .
We are out for Lunch with the Grandson who is 11 today { now hes one of the big guys },and it is a double Celebration as my 13year old Granddaughter Won the Scotland Championship for Archery at the weekend , { this is the 4th year in a row } i cant tell you how proud we all are of her .
Hope you have a lovely crafty day
Elaine H X

Sandra said...

Ooh lucky you, I love the simplicity of chocolate buttons, I have no idea how you are going to regulate though, too much temptation!
Happy crafting xx
Sandra xx

hazel young said...

Glad you got lots of chocolate to keep you going in the shop today xx hazel

hazel young said...

Glad you got lots of chocolate to keep you going in the shop today xx hazel

Janice said...
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Janice said...

Lots of chocolate there for you to enjoy Christine!
I remember that egg wrap from last year too, it's lovely! Well done to Gillian, lovely bird house 😊
Have a lovely day.
Janice x

Lacelady said...

Morning Christine, I did well with chocolate too, which is hard when I'm trying not to put weight on.

Have a great Bank Holiday, and enjoy your crafting.

SusanP, Kent said...

Hi Christine. Had a 'cracking' Easter Sunday. I do find it hard to get back in sync after the Easter break, more so than any other, as it is a four-dayer! Love your purple egg box and Gillian's bunny house. Enjoy your crafty day I'm having one too.

Carolyn H said...

Hide that stash of chocolate buttons and ration yourself to one pack per day!!!
Love the easter egg cartons you make they are a great idea.
Enjoy your crafting today, as you say, its a fun thing to be doing,
Love to all, Carolyn

Anonymous said...

Wow you did really well from the boys, like the new pearl beaded ribbon x

LyndA said...

A crafty girl can never have too many buttons!! :) :)
Enjoy your crafty day.xx

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, Hope you enjoy your buttons they are a favourite of mine, love the egg box and the bird house so pretty . love Jean Z xx

Ita said...

Hi Christine lots of lovely eggs,I just love this little bird house.Enjoy your Easter Monday

Maggie said...

Hello Christine. That's it. No more chocolate for me for a while. I overdid it yesterday and felt bad (morally not physically). At least the little packets can be rationed out on a daily basis. Lovely bunny house. Hope today's been super productive. xxMargaretxx

Laura O said...

lot of lovely chocolate ,ribbon is fantastic ,really pretty.Laura O

baconbits said...

Evening Christine
Boy what alot of buttons - yum yum
Love the egb packaging are there any instructions available?
Hope the crsfty projects went ok.
Amanda x

LoraineC said...

Wow you lucky girl I love buttons, love the ribbon and the Easter egg cover x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Christine, Wow !! a 'plethora' of Cadburys Buttons, the boys know you so well haha.
Lovely piccies of the egg box cover and Gillian's birdhouse.
I've been gardening this afternoon, probably won't be able to move tomorrow haha.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

ElizabethS said...

Hi Christine, yummy chocolate and the purple kind too which in my opinion is the best. Enjoy it.
I was in the garden today until it rained - ah well I suppose we had a half day of nice weather on a bank holiday.
Elizabeth x

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