Sunday, 17 August 2014

Thinking of You!

Good Sunday Afternoon, I hope you are having better weather than we are up here in the Scottish Highlands, it's been heavy rain and so dull.

I hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend what ever you are doing.  I've been knitting, I've socks on the pins for Kerr's mum, I'm rattling away with them.  It's been a while since I knitted socks and I'm finding that I'm enjoying it again.  I've also got a cushion cover to finish, I'll get on with that when the socks are finished.

Not all that much card making happening just now, but I have a few commissioned so I'll have to get my thinking cap on, but here is one I made earlier in the Summer when I needed a few of them, it's the sort we don't like to make;
The Rose is decoupaged, I'm afraid I don't know the make, but I buy the sheets in a local craft shop,
CC Vintage Embossing Folder, Rose
DI Spun Sugar
Papermaina Sentiment, and tiny Pink Bow
Pearls and a tiny Butterfly peel off from my Box

I like to keep these Sympathy cards really uncluttered and simple.

I've a day off tomorrow, but have a Doctor's appointment first thing, at least it gets me up and started early, and in the evening rehearsals start again for our Choral Society.  We have had a long break since May, so it will be good to get back and see my choir buddies.  I'm hoping to get a bit of crafting done as well.

Thank you very much for visiting and commenting on my work, it encorages me and makes this blogging thing all worth while. Till next time, cheerio.


Patricia said...

Good evening Kate,
Great card, love what you have done with the Rose.
Very elegant.
Our weather is terrible as well.

Patricia xxx

Elizabeth said...

Hi Kate, your card is lovely and just perfect for such a sad occasion. Weather here is awful ... hope it warms up again before Ayr Flower Show at the end of the week. I see you've been to see the Kelpies ... not got there yet but it's on the bucket list. Elizabeth xx

Hazel said...

Kate. A lovely card for the sad occasion. I agree you don't want to over clutter, hope the doctors appointment goes ok. Enjoy meeting you choir friends again. Hazel xx

Sue said...

Hi Kate the weather isn't nice here either. I'm just catching up on the lovely cards I've's been so hectic here I'm hoping it calms down soon lol lots of huggles Sue xx

Jacee said...

Beautiful card Kate, the rose is so pretty.
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Jenny L said...

Hi Kate,
what a very beautiful decoupaged rose.
I love the beautiful embossing, it goes so well with your rose.
The colours are very gentle on the eye.
I also love your little cat running along the page with your signature.
You always seem to find the unusual bits on your lovely blog.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

pam said...

Hi Kate, beautiful card for such a sad occasion.. love rose image and embossing.

rachel said...

lovely make Kate - you must let us see those socks when they're finished! Our weather is awful this evening! Hugs Rachel x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Kate. The decoupaged rose is so beautiful and I love the delicate design.
I hope you have a good day tomorrow.
hugs Sue xx

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Kate. Such a wonderful rose.

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Oh, this is just gorgeous Kate!!! Totally love the pretty pink rose. Have a wonderful week.

aussie aNNie said...

Stunning decoupaged card Kate, love the roses and the colours....I have admired this card for the last five's gorgeous.xxThe Journey is the Start

debby4000 said...

Beautiful rose card.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Kate what a lovely card I agree with you not too many embellishments for Sympathy cards. Hope you have a lovely day off, hugs Susan x

meg said...

Beautiful sympathy card Kate, the decoupaged rose sentiment and simple embellishments are all that's needed, agree that these cards are best kept simple. Enjoy your day off weather here is pleasant between the showers, but it's certainly getting colder.

hotpotato said...

lovely card. Hope your Docs appointment went ok.x

Lorraine said...

A beautiful sympathy card Kate.
Lorraine x

Erika said...

Lovely thinking of you card, I like to keep them simple too.
Hope you enjoy choir practise after your break and all went well with the doc?
Lots of rain here again yesterday too, more flooding, but our sandbags did the trick!
Happy crafting, hugs Erika.

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and

Sandy said...

Beautiful card Kate! It sounds to me as if the rain doesn't stop you one little bit!!
Sandy xx

Sue said...

What a beautiful sympathy card, Kate. Someone is going to be comforted with that lovely rose and sentiment. I love the uncluttered design.


downrightcrafty said...

love this card super image and embossing and layout
hugs Kate xx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Kate
A lovely delicate card for the sad occasion. I do like the rose plaid folder. I keep looking at it at work but have staved off the temptation . . .so far lol!
Hope you are going to show us the finished socks.
Best wishes.
Ang x

Diane said...

Beautiful card Kate the rose really stand out against the embossed background.

Hugs diane

vic said...

Hello lovely this card is so beautiful the decoupage looks fab! Oohh knitted socks sound wonderful I hope the rain stops soon for you, hope your keeping ok :)
Vic x

Shona Hamill said...

Hi Kate, the weather has been pretty bad of late :( lovely card but as you say for a sad occasion unfortunately. Thank you for your continued support and your lovely comments as always. Hope you managed to fit some crafting into your time off. Take care, Shona xx

scrappymo! said...

You are right...we don't enjoy needing to make a Sympathy card...but you have made a lovely one. The decoupaged rose is very beautiful.

I am working on a sympathy card right now. A blogging friend has a parent who is very poorly. I thought I would make it now so as to have one or two ahead to be pressed into service if needed.

Your socks sound cool Knitting and I never worked out. I loved the sound of it but my fingers never grasped it properly!