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AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 14 Mar 2014 15:35

Now I am intrigued Von to know what your art project will actually portray. And is it an actual painting? A collage? Or something else? Hmm! :-)

Von

Von Report 14 Mar 2014 18:42

Not sure yet Ann- still work in progress ;-) ;-) ;-)

Not a painting as I usually work in textiles :-D

Hope you are enjoying your holiday. It's been another lovely day here. :-D :-D :-D
take care
Von

JustJean

JustJean Report 14 Mar 2014 20:27

The project sounds very interesting Von, could you take a pic when its finished,
I was more of a sewer than a knitter , so did machine embroidery and tried not to dem the knitting machines...although I did knit by hand baby stuff, and then in later life knitted dolls the 15 inch size,
and small ones for an orphanige in Romania....cant do it now though fingers get sore.

Winifred

Winifred Report 15 Mar 2014 10:15

Small world.....talking of Roumanian orphans. A UK couple adopted an orphan and they moved here where he grew up. He's a delightful young man who's going to be married soon. He's always smiling despite his impaired mobility due to polio etc. He's as bright as a button. A lovely ending to his story. His Mum has worked tirelessly for the orphans over the years even taking the case to Brussels where she spoke eloquently of their ongoing plight.
I'm sure your knitted goodies were much appreciated Jean. Xx

JustJean

JustJean Report 15 Mar 2014 12:22

Yes they were Winifred, a nice story came from one of the orphanies, I made 50 small knitted dolls some for girls and some for boys, one little boy aged about 8 wet the bed every night, so they gave him a sailor doll and he never wet the bed again, just wanted something to love :-) :-) <3 <3 made it all worth while...

love Jean xx

Winifred

Winifred Report 15 Mar 2014 13:26

Aw Jean how lovely. Just shows doesn't it. A little bit of kindnesss means so much to those in need. Well done my friend xx

JustJean

JustJean Report 16 Mar 2014 07:41

Couldnt resist any longer :-D :-D back to the crafting stayed off it for two whole days,
but temptation won in the end... and I had some Ideas wizzing around in my head so I just had to have ago, so made a few cards I will take the pics and send them to you Ann, hope the sun is shining for you, its quite dull here but its early yet so it could change later....

Love Jean xx

JustJean

JustJean Report 20 Mar 2014 19:17

I have been playing around with colouring some of the white diecut shapes, today and I have a lot of small bows had them quite a while not colours I like now, so I coloured
some of them too and then realised if I got all white bows I could do them any colour I want, to match the cards too....never can make bows even with a bow maker :-S :-S
I have also invested in dies that are words and greetings so used all my bits of card and have a nice selection now,

love Jean xx

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 21 Mar 2014 20:12

Sounds interesting Jean

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 23 Mar 2014 17:49

3 of Shauns cards on the blog and 3 of mine. This afternoon I have made two cards using a couple of photos I took in Spain, I am really pleased with them, ideal for male cards. Just a photo of 8 yachts moored, no sails just masts and reflected in the water which was like a mirror that day, hardly any colour in the photos at all. Will put them on the blog tomorrow.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 24 Mar 2014 16:25

Photo cards added to the craft blog.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 24 Mar 2014 18:46

Winifred thank you for your comments on the blog. :-)

JustJean

JustJean Report 25 Mar 2014 06:31

Hi, Ann, I have just seen the cards on your blog and left my comment ...
well worth a look...
love Jean xx

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 1 Apr 2014 16:55

Well I came in from gardening fully intending to make some cards but was so tired I couldn't be bothered Lol!!!

JustJean

JustJean Report 1 Apr 2014 18:47

I have just packed all my card stuff away until we come back , I have some pics and just waiting for D to put them on for me ,so I will let you have a look Ann , you do right to rest when you are tired, the cards will still be there :-D :-D :-D

Love Jean xx <3

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 1 Apr 2014 21:16

Is it next weekend you go Jean? If so I hope you have a lovely break xxx

JustJean

JustJean Report 2 Apr 2014 08:15

Yes Ann, sat to sat, it will be a nice change both for us and Debra too....
its only a couple of hours drive for Jeff so we are soon there....bit of sun would be nice no wind or rain thought . over the years we have had every sort of weather. not much snow but plenty of rain and wind...but our holidays abroad are good memories now, when I think back we have had loads of hols both abroad and here , so now we do whats easiest for us ...I dont do any cooking we eat out all the time , just take cereals for breakfast, so easy peasy...buy any nibbles and extras when we are there, and best of all if I need a nap I can have one ....lol....

love Jean xx <3

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 2 Apr 2014 08:28

Sounds very relaxing Jean. is D coming with you?

Let's hope you get some sun but a change of scenery will be good anyway. :-) :-)

JustJean

JustJean Report 2 Apr 2014 12:21

No way :-0 :-0 :-0 its her we are getting away from ;-) ;-) ;-)

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 2 Apr 2014 14:02

:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D