Thursday, September 9, 2010

A throat like a badger's bum

Morning folks....yesterday was another of those days when things didn't go according to plan....had to cancel my lunch date with an old friend because I woke up in the morning with a throat like a badger's bum and feeling totally miserable and I don't really have time to be "out of sorts" so spent the day pouring home-made honey and lemon drinks down the offending part of my anatomy and gargling with warm salty water....feels a bit better today so fingers crossed.
Order has returned to the cubbyhole and surprise surprise all the little bits and bobs have been returned to their shelf in exactly the same place as before minus their 2 inch coating of dust....so not an entire waste of a morning.....but oh dear I think the ribbon storage now needs some serious consideration...but not today thank you very much...
and my little windfall from yesterday has been safely tucked away in my "cash for stash" jar all ready for the next time I feel the need to have a crafty spend and if I am a true crafter it will be burning a hole in my pocket before too long....
but all work and no play is "tres" boring especially when you are feeling a little sorry for yourself so I managed to steal a little time to have a play with some of the fabulous products that I got in my Ribbon Girl DT goodie parcel.  I am totally in love with the gorgeous ribbons and lace...these cute polka dot buttons and the bakers twine which comes in lots of yummy colours.     If you haven't paid a visit yet what on earth are you waiting for.....but please don't blame me if you have no willpower because I know you will want everything.

and prepare yourselves for yet another tale of woe.....Mrs Smarty Pants thought it would be a good idea to wind red sewing cotton around the reel and down to the eye of the needle....fixing it with teeny dots of PVA.....in theory a great idea but putting it into practice took the patience of a saint.....almost as bad as threading the needle of my real life sewing machine.....
another scrapling using this cute Hero Arts Stamp.....Row of Houses

Time to set off for our morning stroll and thank goodness the weather has improved....they do say it's going to be 20 degrees today......blimey from Winter and back to Summer all within 24 hours.....no wonder us poor humans are taken poorly.  And what I want to know....how come my snuggly gorgeous bundle of golden deliciousness...my out in all weathers hardy boy...who comes home absolutely drenched and if I could lift him up I guarantee I could wring bucketloads of water out of him...never seems to get the slightest sniffle....it's a dog's life right enough.
Catch up with you all tomorrow for a sneaky peek......Hugs Kath xxx

18 comments:

Barb said...

Love the sewing card, Kath! The bit of lace is fabulous and I really love those buttons! Hope your throat continues to feel better!

Nora said...

Lovely card Kath!!

Carol D said...

Hi Kath, a couple of fab cards, love the sewing card, and lovely lace, might have to pop over and have a spend on some ribbons soon.
Take care of that thoat, you can't be that honey and lemon.

Big Hugs Carol xx

Anne said...

mmmmmmm??? were the pennies for craft stash made from singing and that's why the throats sore he he !
Seriously though hope you get better pronto and super cards again today
Anne xxx

Lynda said...

Very clever idea on the sewing card it's brilliant! Glad to hear you're feeling a bit better too.

Love Lynda xxx

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Morning Kath

Hope your throat is getting better...

Love your cards and I did notice the detail of the red thread v. good - I also love the lace trim you've added to look like that is what you are sewing - really nice touch!

Tina
X

nnalorac said...

Love the card Kath, your sew imaginitive with the detail. I love your welcomes when we meet up, maybe to free with them!! I love to share!!!! a tishoooooooooooooo!he he. nnalorac.xx

nnalorac said...

Me again, forgot to say, hope your feeling on top of the world again very soon. nnalorac.x

Kat said...

Hi Kath, I can see how that thread would be difficult to fix! But it really adds to your card. And that scrapling is so sweet.

Hope you're feeling a bit better today. It's really nice now so hopefully that'll cheer you up.

Thanks for the warning about the Ribbon Girl shop, I should probably keep well away lol!!

Kat xx

Christine B. said...

Kath, hope your throat continues to improve. Simply love your card. Definately worth the effort with the cotton and lace, it's brilliant. Hugs x ChrisB

Christine B. said...

Kath, hope your throat continues to improve. Simply love your card. Definately worth the effort with the cotton and lace, it's brilliant. Hugs x ChrisB

Lin said...

Oh, Kath, where do you come up with your Kathisms? (a badger's bum???) I love those dotty buttons, too and love what you've been doing with them. Here's hoping that throat will settle down for you today.

Isabel's stuff&nonsense said...

hi kath
sorry to hear about your soare throat.That is what you get for mentioning my bum on annes blog.

the picture is old father /mother time.

Or it is a lost old sole. he he
cards are beautifull as usual.
Hope you get better soon.

love Isabel xx

Jessica said...

Hey Kath, I hope you're feeling better soon! I love the sewing card! You'd never know it to look at it, that you had such trouble with it! TFS

KindredSpirit said...

fantastic sewing machine! do get well soon...

Dawny P said...

I totally LOVE the sewing machine. The colours are fabulous as is the lace. Your attention to detail blows me away every time Mrs K xxx Hope the old badgers bum is feelin' better!!!. Biggest get well hugs and love ya loads xxx

Lorraine said...

oh dear I hope you feel better soon Kath,love your cards the sewing one is really clever xx

Kitten's Lost Her Mittens said...

Glad you're feeling better! The sewing machine card is wonderful! The patience paid off...

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