So we finally got to celebrate Mothering Sunday with my mum on Sunday and we had a really lovely day. She seemed to be really happy with her flowers and I know she loves her Black Magic choccies - they have always been her favourite and I have always been good at scoring brownie points when I need to! My sister made dinner for us (Hmm, a lovely sunday roast) and her roast potatoes were quite amazing. It's always a treat for us to have dinner made for us as we do struggle in this area on a daily basis. Jo has to cook because I can't really manage in the kitchen, it's the one thing that really does for me!
At the end of April Jo and I are going to spend a week looking after Mother while my sister goes to Cyprus on holiday. It's going to be really weird living with my mum again, something I haven't done since I was sixteen and a half years old and to say she has a "challenging" personality would be understating it greatly. However, if truth be told I'm not exactly your average shrinking violet so there is an enormous potential for fallout of nuclear standards, so if you see a massive dustcloud on the horizon any time during the last week of April, you know what it's origins are and don't say you weren't warned!!
On the card front, this week's challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers is "Bead It" and while I have loads of beads for my Jewellery, I'm not that big on the old sewing front. I panicked a bit about this one for a week or so until I had the genius idea to use glass micro beads. If you look closely at the two die cut flowers, I have covered the heads in the beads. I got the inspiration from Create and Craft (and the beads came from there too) where an american lady called Sue was selling the latest Spellbinders dies and she was using the beads for loads of other projects too, very versatile and the tub is massive so they will take ages to run out. The image is from Digi Doodle Shop and is called Song Bird and the reason I chose him is because he reminded me of Snoopy's best friend Woodstock. Papers are a mixture of Papermania and Dovecraft and the ticket is a Whimsy Die and stamp set which are brilliant and I use them all the time for loads of different things.
So that's it for now, see you again real soon, hugs 'n stuff
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