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Sunday, 28 November 2010

Hello everyone. Hope you are all well and staying warm. What a huge amount of snow. I couldn't quite believe my eyes when I saw it all yesterday and then even more of it this morning and now...well, it's like a blizzard out there just now. If there had been any chance of getting my car out of the driveway today...It's gone, lol!

The one good thing about it though, is that we had a lovely time playing in it today. We made some snowmen and snow angels, had a snowball fight and the older two got a couple of snow baths, lol. Great fun!

No card today just a wee gift box I made to hold a few chocs. This was to give to my cousins partner last night at the baby shower. Since it would all be baby gifts, I thought it would be nice for the mum to get a wee thing too. I got the template and the inspiration for this wee gift bag from HERE. Please do go over and see the gorgeous cards this lady creates. Beautiful... and thank you so much for the idea for the gift bag, Lena Katrine.



Ingredients:
Papers: Antique by Fancy Pants;
Sentiment: PC Generated;
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts;
Other: Ribbon (stash) Flat backed Pearls ( Kanban).

Challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers: Spotlight on Containers and Fancy Envelopes;
Creative Card Crew: Not Another Card (Treat boxes and Goodie bags);
Papertake Weekly: Cut It Out;
Charisma Cardz: One for the Girls;
Crafty Purple Frog: Flowers;
For Fun Challenges: Anything Goes;
A Spoonful of Sugar: Anything Goes.


Well, that's it on the gift box side of things... did you all see the X Factor. I was really disappointed the last few weeks because people were going home who shouldn't have been. However, it seems that we may be getting somewhere at long last. I really do think that Matt is going to win it this time. The four left are all good singers but he is amazing!

Ok, I am going to bed now because I think tomorrow may be another long day...think the schools may be closed due to the weather and all 3 kids at home together never makes a good recipe, lol. Stay warm everyone and if you have to go out, be safe. I will leave you with pics of the snowman family...


Mum and Dad


Have no idea what Steven and Mikayla were doing with the carrots, lol.






If you look real close, you can see snowbaby here, lol

Thanks for stopping by

Hugs
Suzanne x

8 comments:

heidy said...

Hi Suzanne,your gift is gorgeous !!!!
Wowwhat a lot of snow,looks like fun
Hugs Heidy

Linda said...

very gorgeous gift bag. And beautiful snowman family hihi
hugs linda

Janette said...

Gorgeous gift bag Suzanne, looks like you all had alot of fun yesterday,we only get snow like that rarely, much to my Grandkids dismay...lol...and me if I am honest....have fun while it lasts.xx

kaos said...

Such a gorgeous gift bag - that is going to be one happy recipient!

Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Frog Challenge!
hugs
kaos

True :) said...

Suzanne,
Your gift bag is beautiful!
Thanks so much for joining us this week @ Paper Take Weekly!
I am now one of your followers.  ;)  I would love it if you came to visit my blog and become a follower too!
Hugs,
True :D ~ (PTW Guest Designer)

Vicky said...

Hi gorgeous gift bag it looks fab & the paper is lush.
Thank you for joining us at CPF Challenge, hope you will join us again, good luck.

Hugs Vicky xx

Mina said...

stunning gift bag Suzanne and I love your fab snow people...brilliant way to make the best of the weather...thanks for joining in with my blogaversary candy and good luck with it
Mina xxx

ona_i_ja said...

Suzanne, awesome bag!!!
Thanks for joining us at CCC this challenge and good luck.
Hugs
Agnieszka

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