6 September 2010

Its A Sad Day Today In The Swinscoe Household.....

I am feeling rather tearful today, as both of the girls start back at school tomorrow (there both a bit nervous as its a new school for them both) & after spending 9 weeks together 24/7 its going to be really strange not having them around....the only thing is I get more me time which I am looking forward to, more cards made , more time with me dawgy on our own, I know I have missed my cuddles with him the last 9 weeks...but anyway on with my DT cards

The first card today is for Craft Your Passion, this week we have a theme of 'lace & at least 1 flower'  Heres my contribution, I just love this image, I think she is really cute..

I thought about distressing the edges, but as I seem to be doing that on all of my cards just lately I thought I'd do a doodle instead....

Stuff I Used
Image Cocodingo 'Little Rockette'
IQ paper
skin- blush & dusky pink
Hair- caramel & henna
T- shirt- hot pink & ruby
Hair- mustard & primrose
T-shirt- lilac & amethyst
Skirt- tea green & denim blue
Flowers & lace my stash
Gem- papercellar
DP- Chartrease Dream, Chills n Thrills Collection 'Silly Stripes'
Sentiment Pollycraft

My second DT card for today is for 'The Crazy' where this week we want to see your Bundle of Joy creations... This week we are sponsored by Hobbissimo...
I thought this was the ideal time to make a card for my friend who is expecting a baby boy next month...

I just love these LOTV stamps they are so sweet..

Stuff  I Used
Image - LOTV
Super Smooth Coated A4 card Crafty Emma's Store
Skin- blush & dusky pink
Hoody- duck egg & cool aqua, tan & caramel
Shorts- cocoa & walnut
Socks- pastel beige & khaki
Dog- caramel & cocoa, warm grey 5 & black
Trolley- red & ruby
Wheels- azure & true blue
Ground- grass
DP- Forever Friends 'Just For Him'
Sentiment- Honey & Hugs Owl set
Buttons, twine,charm & ribbon my stash
Faux stitching Letraset fineliner

Thanks for stopping by please stop by the main blogs & look at the other DT creations
hugs xx


Craftyanny said...

Morning Shell
oh yes missus you can laff at poor old me last night but I can assure you I was ready for screaming lol

Two great cards, I love the little hand button on your baby card:)

Hope the girls get on ok at their new school, you enjoy the peace and quiet
Anne x

Brenda Brown said...

Fab colouring up Shell, you are quite the master at it. Great cards, both images are cute in their own way.
Hope the girls have a good start to their new school.
Take care. Luv B xxx

Vicky said...

Hi Shell awww bless ya hunni, I know how you feel mine go back on Thursday & I'm blinking dreading it, I cant stand the quietness when they are not here, I miss 'em sooo much.
Anyway onto your cards, these are both gorgeous hun, I think the baby 1 is my fave just cus its sooo cute.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Claudine Poch said...

How cute! Love your doodling and lace. My son starts a new school tomorrow, as well. I would say I'm excited and nervous about it.

Dawn said...

Oh Shell, just think of all the free time you will have now. Great cards hon with great colouring too.

Alison said...

Both cards are gorgeous Shell
I'm sure they'll love it once they get there

Alison xx

Liz said...

Aww Hope the girls get on well and are happy Hunnie your such a mother her lol
Give em a cuddle from me too when they get home

Liz xx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Shell, am sure that your girls will be fine, its always us that get upset, lol! I really miss Jess & Georgia today, but know that they are having lots of fun.

Two super cards, lovely images and great colours as always, hugs Heidi xx

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

i love the image you chose for the CYP challenge. it reminds me of my granddaughter. and i give you a week to get used to not having the kids around!!! lol

your 2d card is just the cutest!!!

hope your holiday weekend is fabulous!

hugs :)

Stephanie said...

Two cute cards! They are both very nice.

corinne said...

I love your cards ! very nice.

Lisa Jane said...

HI Shell - two fab cards . LOve the little baby card
Lisa ;)

Irena said...

Very beautiful cards.
Lovely papers and details.

Sending you lots of smiles, Irena :)

Lauretta See said...

hey!! my son started his first day at school last week.. i was searching for him the first day.. but the next day.. couldn't wait to see him go.. and have peaceful time in the house.. hihihihihi ;) you will get use to it.. really! LOL!
Love those cards Shell! Hugs x

Janie Printz said...

Love your cards & you will get used to your girls being off to school. The hard part is when they get married & move clear across the US ... But they still love to come home ...
Hugs, Janie

Jules said...

Hi Shell

Two gorgeous creations. You have been busy.

Will be thinking of you today when your babies go off to their new schools. I hope they both get on OK.

I used to hate the start of a new school year after the long summer break .. ... you just get too used to them being around don't you.

I found it quiet yesterday after having the kids around over the weekend.

Chin up chicken!!

Love Jules xx

Emma said...

Two gorgeous cards hun, fabulous images and colours.
Hope the girls got off to school well this morning and you are ok
Hugs Emma x

crafty amy said...

Hiya Shell:D
I am here for a catch up sorry I am so late getting over here.
These cards are amazing! They are both so cute :D


Amy xx

Sammibug said...

Adorable cards! Fantastic job, Shell!

Anonymous said...

Cute cards!Lovely colours on both.It's funny how much you look forward to the peace but miss them like crazy at the same time!
Lisa x

Lynne Phelps said...

What GREAT cards! Both images are charming! The little girl has such attitude and the little boy is darling! Great choices all the way around! Just think of all that stamping time whilst the girls are in school, makes it easier. Can't wait to see them in their new blazers!

Louise Emma said...

Love it babes, reminds me of your Danni in the morning when she was here before she got hold of the straighteners!!!! Except her hair is a bit more red than your piccy!!!

Joyleen Dianne Co Lim said...

they are both so cute!