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Friday 24 January 2014

Another Shoe....

 Here's one I made with a perfectly lovely shoe stamp from UK company Katy Sue Designs.....

Coloured with ProMarkers the paper is from the Sherbert collection by Craftwork Cards, and the Happy Birthday die is by Memory Box - this one is going to get a LOT of use by me...

Thanks for all the very interesting comments on my last post, it made fascinating reading. 

I am all packed, and by the time you read this will probably be on a train somewhere between here and Leeds. The workshop is a full house (nervous, hope it all runs like clockwork) and I am sure we will have a lot of fun. On Saturday night we are going with Julie and Sue to see the Strictly Come Dancing live show. Break out the fake tan and sequins. Expect lots of photos next week, and for those of you who won't be there tomorrow, I may have a little treat for someone....

See you then x


  1. What a cute card Enfys, I love that stamp!! Your coloring is great. I love that die also!!
    Pretty colors. I love brown and blue together.

  2. Lovely card. Beautiful shoe image. Hope your workshop goes very well. Safe travels to you!

  3. Luv that shoe stamp!!!! and the card is fabulous!!!! wished I was able to see your British channels...but I'll wait patiently for your pics and stories...enjoy yourself....

  4. I love this beautiful card ... the shoe is gorgeous! Enfys, I know I've told you many times how much your lovely creations inspire me, and they do. But this time, the inspiration came in a different way. (I'll make no excuses for the way my mind works ... it is what it is and there is nothing I can do about it.) As I was admiring your lovely shoe, thoughts and images started flooding my head. If you allow me a moment, I'll share them with you ...

    Enfys, this story’s quite simple
    And inspired by you
    Do you recall the old woman
    who lived in a shoe?

    With rambunctious kids
    It looked so tattered and torn
    Through the years that poor shoe
    Had become weathered and worn.

    As her children had grown
    They’ve moved on as kids do
    Now she sits each night alone
    In that ratty old shoe

    Till she said, “Forget all of this
    I’ll not wallow in pity
    I shall sell this old shoe
    And move into the City”

    So she sold that old shoe
    And got a heck of a deal
    Then she purchased another
    T'was a darling high heel

    Oh she fixed it up grand
    Adding flowers and such
    And of course there was bling
    For the finishing touch

    Now she’s happy and smiling
    With a heart filled with laughter
    And that’s how she lived
    Every day … EVER AFTER!

    Best wishes on your workshop. I know it will be an outstanding success. HAVE FUN!

  5. I hope you, Kath and Julie have a great time...Love this card. I use the Katy Sue stamps a lot...Love them! Have a great weekend. xx

  6. Love the card Enfys. Hope you have a great weekend and if you forget to pack your sequins you can always use a good dollop of glitter!! Pat x

  7. Beautiful image and card Enfys.

  8. Love your card! Love the colors, love the design, love the die and love your work! Thank you for sharing and good luck!

  9. The card is just perfect, and I agree that is an awesome die to use! Have fun at the workshop; I'm sure it will be a big success, as you seem to plan things very well. BethAnn M.

  10. The card is beautiful! I wish I could color like you! You create such amazing cards. If I live on your side of the pond, I would certainly come to your class, which I know will be the best time ever!

  11. Love the card. That birthday die is a must have! And to Carol, what a sweet little story. Have a great time this weekend. Can't wait to see the pix. Hugs, Jess

  12. Who doesn't love shoes right! Your shoes just happen to be GORGEOUS!!!


  13. what beautiful shoes to use on cards. Wish they were available in other countries. Hopefully one day they will. All the best with your weekend. Anxious to see what you will display when you come back.

  14. So beautiful card, Enfys! I love these colors. hugs, Helena

  15. Wow Enfys this is a lovely show image and the papers are gorgeous enjoy your time away and make yourself known on Strictly come dancing take care xx

  16. Such a pretty shoe. I love your coloring. Good luck with your show. I'm sure you'll have a good turnout.

  17. Love the shoe... Hope you have a wonderful time and lots, and lots of fun....Stay safe sweet lady.

  18. Love the shoe... Hope you have a wonderful time and lots, and lots of fun....Stay safe sweet lady.

  19. Hope your workshop goes well. Love your shoe card. That Happy Birthday die is now on my wish list. I can see how useful it would be!

  20. What a beautiful card. I love seeing your coloring. My daughters would love a card made with a shoe like that. I wish I lived close enough to attend your workshop. Looking forward to seeing pictures and reading your stories.

  21. This is beautiful Enfys! I've seen these Katy Sue shoe designs on some fab creations and they stand out too! Eye catching card and a super die cut to go with it. Ruby x

  22. Wow what beautiful papers.Thank you so much for the chance to win them.Fingers crossed.Have a super time dearie.You lucky people going to the show.So jealous.Looking forward to your pics.Hugs x

  23. Stunning card.Love this stamp and die.fab colouring as always.Hugs x


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Enfys x