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Monday, 8 December 2008

ARGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh and a Challenge

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OMG am I not happy!!! :O( my beloved laptop decided to die on me this afternoon, no warning no nothing just shut itself off, after hubby spoke to the technical peeps they said it would be cheaper to replace it its un fixable :O( its christmas and I have an 8th birthday a week after how can I possibly afford a new one? sob sob, I am so sad!
Me and hubby have this thing you have your computer I have mine, dont touch!!! lol, but he has kindly moved his big huge bulky screen, huge keypad letters that I have to delete cos I hit the wrong ones, in your face pc to my seat in the front room so I can still blog lol. bless him I should be grateful but come on its not a lappie is it!
So if anyone knows of any rock bottom sales let me know please. I'm desperate, this is short term I do hope!

So in the meantime I started a Challenge, when I say started I mean I was at it all night last night and again today stamping, glittering, inking, sticking my gosh but the challenge gave me the kick I needed as these where all I had left to make in terms of christmas, cept for a couple of pillow boxes, so yippee they are now done, I hate repeative work but hey ho its gotta be done sometimes!

Magnolia meets Stampavie Challenge

This week the challenge is to make a "christmas tag" so I have made several! Here they are:-
I must say I am so chuffed with them, the hours paid off! and the sad thing is where will they end up?! I may just try and save them to reuse again.

The Tilda I coloured with promarkers, I cut her out, and 3d foam mounted her on to nesties, the nesties where stamped with swirls and the edges inked, I added glamour dust to the centre nestie for a little bit of christmassy feel, I added snowflakes to the ribbon. The reason the ribbon is like it is because some boxes are bigger and it can hang, I left some without the ribbon, The greeting on the bag is from hero arts. The santas I did very much similar to the tildas, but with not as much frill!, I coloured them with promarkers and added glamour dust to the beards. I mounted him with 3d foam onto a nestie and edged the edges with ink. I attached ribbon and the same greeting to the back. BUT the piccy I am about to show you of close ups is 2 I did not make, my HUSBAND did!!!!!! I was busy colouring my santas and he asked for a go of me pens lol, meaning promarkers, so I gave him 2 santas, and made him do the rest, the only thing he didnt do was stamp him, and cut the nesties! not bad at all for a first go.
I needed a couple of extra ones so heres another two:-

Thanks so much for Looking. I hope you Like.x

Dont forget its Day 8 of Katharinas whiff of joy advent calendar! Wonderful stamps again, and gorgeous cards and items on Katharinas blog! http://katharina1794.blogspot.com/ Good luck everybody.x

16 comments:

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

These are tag-a-riffic, excuse the pun! They are lovely, it must have taken you ages. Soz your laptop is poorly, know that Tesco and Comet have some good offers on at the moment, Heidi xxx

Sue said...

OH WOW hun they are stunning you busy girl, has so paid off, they are brill.
Naughty lappy gr looking!! Mart no what ya be like without it! lol.xxx

Wendy said...

Wow what wonderful tags, don't think I'd want to use them they're too pretty.
Wendy x

Pascale said...

It's an epidemic in blogland! I Hope you can replace it soon! I can't recommend anywhere soz. I love your tags Joey. Glad it gave you the time to make these. LOL Pascale :)

Liza said...

Gorgeous tags, certainly a labour of love!....and hubby did a great job too!

Liza x

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Joey these are all absolutely stunning hun, you have been so busy, i am so impressed. Well done you!!!! hugs Linda x

Anesha said...

Sorry to hear about your laptop,I know how you must feel. My computer went down before we moved and thankfully we got a laptop around the same time so I have been using that as hubby will not let me near his!
Your tags are wonderful and hope you can save them!

karen said...

wow hunni You have been busy they look great.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Goodness me you are a busy bee, these look stunning. Wow Hazel xox

Donna said...

Wow Joey, you have been busy, these must have taken you ages to put together, they're fantastic :) Donna x

TeresaW said...

Sorry to hear about the computer, but the tags are really great.

Rica said...

Hi Joey,
WOW - have you been busy. They are all gorgeous - I love 'em - the Santas are my favourites.
Thanks for all your lovely comments - my PC has been playing up (on a go VERY slow) but at least it's still working - not like your laptop. Deepest sympathy on it's demise.
hugs Heather xx

Claire said...

They are fantastic. I love them. This reminds me I still have to make mine and I'm running out of time, (can you hear the panic rising!)

Claire

Mina said...

Wow how busy have you been...they are all sssssooooooo beautiful...sorry about your computer being poorly I feel for you as I have been there xxx

moralia said...

Oh Joey! I ***LOVE*** your tags! They're all so scrumptious!! Gorgeous work! Fabulous job on the challenge!

I think i'd cry without my laptop! hope you're able to find a killer deal on one soon!! Hugs!

~* Jay Jay *~ said...

How wonderful your tags are! And how many you made =) I should also do some more! Great ideas!!