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Tuesday 20 December 2011

New digis......

I was sent some new digital stamps to play with from a new company called The Scrapbook Stamp Society - take a look over there, their designs are trendy, fun and a joy to colour. Here's what I made, I love this first one for a male birthday...........

and this image is just so sassy, she would be perfect for a teen who is into clubbing (when did they stop being called discos, and become clubs?) Thanks to my good pal Kath, for the idea for the bow.....

This Christmas image is so different, look at all the little peace signs in the snowflakes......

and I love the manga type images they do, you can use such funky colours on them........

Look what came in the post today, this month's Project of the Month kit from Craftwork Cards, called Kraft with Colour. Anyone who orders this months kit gets a free Cards magazine, worth £10 in with their order. You get a project sheet with lovely designs by Julie Hickey. Julie was my very first cardmaking idol - when I got bitten by the card bug, I bought one of her card books in WH Smiths, and studied it for hours. Little did I think then, that one day I would be on a design team that she leads (and she is the sweetest person you could wish to meet as well as being uber talented, you can see her on QVC, and see her work on the CWC blog).

This is just some of the stuff that was in my pack - look out later this week to see what I come up with.......

Three pots of homemade soup cooling before they go in the freezer (my family loves soup), french onion, broccoli and stilton, and cream of mushroom. We have a family tradition that on Boxing Day, we throw a large piece of pork in the oven, and lunch is homemade soup, followed by hot roast pork rolls with stuffing and apple sauce. I think we all enjoy it more than the turkey on Christmas day

and the tree is finally finished, and the presents are stacking up nicely under it

I hope you are not all too exhausted by the manic run-up-to-the-big-day, I am on top of things, and may even get to delve into my new goodies tomorrow..


  1. Whoo-Hoo Envys! I am first to post. I was just on my blog and posted your comment, when I saw you had a new post. Thank you for the warm holiday greetings, amd I wish you and your family the same. Have a wonderful Merry Christmas with your family, and your new cards are just amazing! I really like the the Chef card, too cute.

  2. Hi there Enfys,
    Thanks so much for the Christmas wishes. As you say over there "Happy Christmas" to you and those you love. Hope to see you in Florida this winter!

  3. Love the chef hat card! All your cards are wonderful and so creative! I want to wish you and your family the Merriest of Christmases!

  4. Great cards Enfry! Thank you so much for the Christmas wishes. I wish you and your family the very Merry Christmas!


  5. Hi Enfys!
    Thanks for the warm holiday wishes and the b-days wishes for my kids! Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

    your cards are wonderful! thanks for sharing =)

  6. Are you kidding me crazy lady??? You go from can't catch up..everything's a mess to..."tree's done...soup's cookin...tryin out some new stamps..everything's good!!!!!

    You crack me up, and I'm so jealous...I'm kinda like you...but you recover better than me!! Thanks for all your hilarious/honest comments!!!


  7. Hi Enfys, thank you for your good wishes, I wish you and your family a very Blessed Christmas. I think my DH would love to join in with your boxing day lunch. Love the new digi images, your cards are super gorgeous. Best wishes also for 2012

  8. those cards are so cute. great stamps. Your tree is beautiful. Your Boxing Day menu sounds heavenly.T hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    I always enjoy your stories as well as your cards.

  9. those cards are so cute. great stamps. Your tree is beautiful. Your Boxing Day menu sounds heavenly.T hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    I always enjoy your stories as well as your cards.

  10. Hi Envys! Thanks for your holiday wishes, I hope Christmas will bring you and yours a lot of joy, too.
    Thank you for the link to the digis, too, there are fantastic ones! I added it to my collection of digi stamp sites on my blog and am absolutley shure, that I'll have to buy that fantasy-mermaid, it must be great to colour that image!
    Have a nice start into 2012 and a happy and creative new year!
    Big Hugs

  11. Thank you so much for the christmas wishes. Your new creations are so wonderful, I'm speekless.
    Dear Enfys, I wish you a merry christmas and good luck for the new year.
    Sorry my bad english.

  12. hya sweetie
    thse images are superrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
    the cards sweetie are stunning
    what a lovely tree you have hunni
    thank you for your visiting my blog
    and i want to wish you a marry christmas and happy new year to sweetie, i hope that will be a better one for us
    hugs angelique

  13. Hi Enfys,
    Loving these new images on your cards. Such fun.
    Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Prosperous New Year.

  14. Great cards,Enfys!
    Lots of love and peace for you and your family & wish you a very merry Christmas, and a happy new year!!!
    hugs :)

  15. Wow, those cards are lovely, all so very different! Love your Christmas tree. I hope you and your family will have a wonderful Christmas and a very happy new year! Hugs, Hanneke

  16. Boy you have been busy between the craft room and the kitchen Enfys!! Love what you did with the images, very creative you always think outside the box:) Love the looks of the soup and boxing day sounds tasty in your house!! Love your gorgeous silvery tree. Happy Christmas to you and the family, in case I don't bumb into you again.

  17. Wow, En, you have been busy and it's all fabulous stuff! Thank you for your good Christmas wishes and I'm just returning the compliment - I hope you and yours have a very happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year!
    Diane x

  18. Oh what cute cards! I'm going to go check them out. I've stopped buying stamps, and started using digi's. Much easier to store! lol Love the tree too. I'm only putting up a small one this year, so I love seeing everyone elses. Thanks for stopping by the blog, and the congrats on my new grand baby. Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas.
    Hugs, Jess

  19. good morning En. Your blog was wonderful this morning (not that it isn't wonderful every morning) and I also love the new stamps.
    Your tree is absolutely lovely and reminds me of the trees we had when we lived in Texas. Thanks for the memory and may you and your family have a wonderful Christmas. Blessings to you all.

  20. Hi sweetie these are all really gorgeous, love the colours, hugs pops x x

  21. Thank you so much for your warm and sincere season's wishes and I wish you and yours a wonderfully Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Too!!

  22. Great cards! I'll have to check out that company!
    Sounds like you already put hubbys Stilton to good use, eh?
    Our Christmas is very different this year. Things are a bit nutsy around here right now, but they will calm down eventually and I'm determined that Christmas day will be a great day.

  23. Your cards are so cute. I love those sassy girls and their party clothes. I'm not near as ready as you are. I spend too much time reading blogs like yours. Thank you so much for the comment and holiday wishes. You've really inspired me to start updating my blog regularly. That's my New Year's resolution.

  24. Oh Enfys I love these digi's. You are a gal after my own heart, we all love soup too! Have a very Merry Christmas and enjoy Boxing Day!!!!~Mary
    *Also thanks for visiting my blog, you honor me!

  25. Thank you for your lovely Holiday wishes.

    I love the cards you have posted - the image with the peace symbol snowflakes is so sweet.

    Your tree looks fab (still haven't put mine up). I have to admit I am starting to panic a bit as time is just running away from me at the speed of light...

    Have a wonderful Christmas Enfys.

    Toni xx

  26. What a gorgeous cards Enfys.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  27. Wow Enfys you have been busy!! Love the cards, and your tree looks great, as does the soup! Can I come for dinner on Boxing Day, please? lol.

    Hope you have a WONDERFUL Christmas.

    Judi xx

  28. Your cards are awesome! Thanks so much for the holiday greetings! Sending some holiday wishes all the way from South Louisiana to you and your family!
    Miranda :)

  29. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas too Envys...i was looking at those grandkids.. i can't believe how they have grown. Love your amazing cards, i absolutely adore the chef hat card...
    i am not too far behind in my "to do" list. if i could get off this computer i would have everything done. lol
    hugs sandyfromukiah

  30. Hi Enfys, boy you are one busy lady. That soup looks yummy. You should do some cooking videos.
    Thank you for the Holiday Wishes. I am sending your wonderful wishes as well.

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  32. Wow wow wow love those cards, Enfys, and the bow is lush x
    Merry Christmas to you and your family and all the best for a happy New Year!
    Louise xx

  33. Hi Enfys wow those new images are just fabulous youve certainly made some stunning cards with them. Im sure your family are going to love what youve have in store for them, and I hope you all have a wonderful Happy Christmas, and thanks for coming by mine and wishing me the same. Take care with hugs Shirleyxxx

  34. Just wanted to wish you and yours a merry Christmas En and hope you have a fab 2012. Tree and soups look delicious! Good job my chicken casserole is just about ready xoxo

  35. oh my gosh ~you have been just so busy enfys ~gorgeous creations and just luv your tree!
    have a wonderful christmas time!!
    vanessa xx

  36. Hi En
    I just stopped by to thank you for your lovely comment, especially as I have been such a poor visitor lately. Time has not been on my side and blogging has taken a back seat but I still love to read what you've been up too, you always make me smile.
    I hope you and your lovely family have a very Happy Christmas, especially the soup and rolls, save me some they sound delicious!!!
    And here's to a Healthy, Peaceful and Creative New Year
    hugs Lisax

  37. Hi Enfys, thanks for showing the kit it looks fab - lots in it. Loving these digital images - gorgeous cards Mrs.Love Debbie x

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