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Wednesday, September 2

Some guests in my yard.

Yesterday I was about to take the washing off the line and to my surprise I had an interesting guest in my yard. We live near some bush and so we sometimes have bush turkeys in our yard but never a peahen. I called to Miss 5 to come and look and not only were there was a peahen in our yard but there were three of them, so funny.My Miss 10 comes home from camp today :) and so I needed to make a pencil roll that I planned to do for her birthday. I bought some Lyra pencils from Winterwood after seeing them over at Mel's blog and know how much my girl loves to draw and colour I thought they would make a nice present. So I searched many blogs and used the methods of construction I found but changed the measurements to suit the size pencils I bought. So this is my first try at a pencil roll.It was my first attempt and I am pretty happy with it but will have to fiddle with the measurements a bit more if I were to make another. It ended up being a pretty quick pressie to make!

And yesterday I went to my weekly stamping class and we had to do a challenge card. We were given an inspirational photo of some pretty linen and then given time to collect materials and to make the card and so I thought I would share the result. Thanks for stopping by and I hope that you have a good day. Bye

Smiles Catherine xox

Materials Paper: SU Whisper White, SU Pink Pirouette, SU DP Sweet Always Ink: SU Pink Pirouette Stamps: SU Circle Circus Accessories: Kaiser Pearls, SU So Saffron Ribbon, SU Summer Love Ribbons, Dimensionals, SU Corner Punch

5 comments:

  1. Wow Pea hens! Thats so awesome! ( well to me ) Your card and pencil roll both look great.

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  2. Cool visitors! We call them peacocks lol. Pencil rolls are great! Too easy. And great card xox

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  3. The pencil roll is gorgeous (so is the card). Aren't those pencils beautiful!!? They are the only ones my kids use now, so super soft and they colour in beautifully.

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  4. All so lovely ! Gorgeous pencil roll and card , but I love birds !

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  5. Love your visitors lol!
    Your card is sooooooooo pretty and love your pencil roll, stunning!

    Take Care X

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