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Wednesday, 24 December 2008

One more sleep....

'till the big man with the beard and the red suit comes to visit and I'm sooooooo excited my tummy is full 'o' butterflies. Am I a believer... YOU BET!! Don't you know if you don't believe in Santa you don't get any pressies... I believe.. I believe... I BELIEVE rofl.
All shopping done... pressies wrapped and I am going to have a fun day today after I've had me a nice relaxing ... full of bubbles... nice smelling... warm as toast bath and put me glad rags on. May even do up me face to go visiting and pressie delivering :D
I am sleeping at DD's tonight because as DG says.... Santa won't come if I'm not there... awwwww bless :D
Okay 'nuff waffling and some bits and pieces to share specially as I didn't get round to blogging earlier cos of pressie buying, food shopping and the like, so much to do... so little time just like all of you probably.
So first of all some mini cards I did with my alcohol inks, and women stamps from The Queen's dresser drawers, the background text stamp was a gift from my pal Chriss so I don't know who's stamp it is but I love it.
Next the last of my Crimbo cards to share with you this year... I know you are probably sick of the sight of them by now heh heh!!
A girly one featuring Ellie from Cen's Crafty bits

with handwritten sentiment... bling :D ... and Christmas glitter...

and a more masculine one featuring Joe, watercoloured and holding his own Christmas star...

using some of my favourite Papermania papers and covered chipboard to add the sentiment to.

Now before I leave you in peace :D a couple of awards to share from some special girlies...
This one from Dawn

The rules are to give it to five others, who shall give it to five others.
Link the one you got it from, and also the ones you give it to - then let them know.
And there is more... You have to write down five things you are addicted to.

I award this to....
Ok Ok I know that's 6 but hey it's Christmas so I'm allowed...lol
and the five things I'm addicted to :_
Coffee ... keeps me awake
Bling!! ... makes me smile
Crafting... keeps me sane
Spending money on crafty bits....ooooer
My Grandson.... He puts the light in my life and fills it with fun :D

Finally I received this smashing award from the lovely Suzyb... "Gift of the Gab award"... speaks for itself doesn't it...lol
Well I really can't help the fact that I often have verbal diarhoea... I just can't stop my mouth or my fingers (when typing comments etc) from running away with me. Hey you should be inside my brain... I'm sure there are little fella's in there working overtime to make sure the cogs are well oiled and able to keep running :D

Suzy forgot the rules for this one...lol... so I've no rules to follow so I'll just pass it on as Suzyb did to fellow bloggers who have entertained me with their own chattering online and off and they are :-
I could go on and on all day BUT I will have to stop there or else I won't get round everyone I've got to deliver gifts to today or have time to beautify myself in readiness for the big day... so I send you all a wish for a Fabulous day tomorrow and hope you all have heaps of fun :D
See you soon
hugs
Chris xx

16 comments:

Uneekdolldesigns said...

I absolutely LOVE the cards you do! You should become famous for them! :) I so enjoy seeing your sense of humor also and it is always a treat for me to visit your blog because I love being with people you can tell like to laugh!

Your Friend,
Debbie

Kath said...

gorgeous cards Chris and thanks for the award...what are you saying "I talk too much" Ok I do...have a wonderful Christmas with your family and hey I Belieeeve....tooo
Hugs
Kath
xxxxx

scrapnnMO said...

OMG just look at all the yummy eye candy! Oh girl I love your creations! FABULOUS! :)

Merry Christmas to you!

sharon said...

when I have time....I ALWAYS has time for me bud :)...ok..I have to agree with you...two chatterers on the phone together means one thing...sore throat..rofpmsl..we can talk though!!...less DG for saying he needs you there otherwise Santa..(I always used to call him Santi) wouldn't bring any prezzies...believe in Santa..omg..shame on anyone who doesn't :)..right am off to watch the Polar Express AGAIN...ttfn and thanks for my award hun........right...where's the gun...hicc..hicc.xxxxxxxxxx

sesga loves 1950s said...

Love all your cards ,You stand out from the crowd .
Thanks for the award .
Happy Christmas
love from sesga xx

Terrie B x said...

Fab creations my `friend`..
I tell ya `thanks` for listening....
Lots of loves always Chris...
and yes `I do believe`...
I think I saw him on his way to your house next!!!!
Have lots of fun with your Darling Grandson...:)~X~

Dawn said...

Santas coming -
Santas coming!!!!! Yaaay!
Unfortunately my Santa knows nothing of crafting goodies - LOL and Grrr at the same time!!!!
Love your alcohol ink cards and I love those stamps as well.
Gorgeous Crimbo cards - you have a great style Mrs Bling!!
Well enjoy your sleepover and remember the carrot for Rudolph!!
Have a great day tomorrow!

Hugs
Dawn
xx

Chriss Rollins said...

Hello my friend...isnt that a song...lol

Santa has already been to my house... whilst I was out... he left me a fab handmade card that has your name all over it and a pressie on my doorstep.... now I dont know what time you were here but I am sad I missed you.

Well I am going off to bed early after a little night cap, I have my stocking at the end of my bed and all the pressies on the bottom of my bed....I am excitf I wake up at 4am like today I can open them whilst in my nice warm bed rofpmsl.

love your cards and sesga is right yours have a style of there own... fabulous.

thanx for the gift of the gab award...lol.

have a fantastic day.

love your friend chriss x

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow Chris these are all so awesome. Incredible pieces of art. Stunning work.

Thanks my friend for this award, I´m very honored. Big Hugs and Merry Christmas.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Thank you to a fabulous lady, for this fabulous award.

Merry Christmas, Chris...may your days be filled with happiness and peace! Be well. Hugs, Gayle.

Pearl said...

Merry Christmas ,Chris !

I'm sure you'll have a roaring good time with DG in tow ! lol Loved your Elf video below !

Fabulous creations here - unusual colour combos for Christmas if I may say so !

Viola said...

Thank you so much for this award, Chris! And your cards look so fabulous, as usual!I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! :o)

Ana Baird said...

Great cards! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Chris!

Terrie B x said...

Hope you all had a fab!!!time Lovely Lady:)~X~

Kim's Scrappin' said...

Your cards are gorgeous!!

Heather Robinson said...

Oh my dear Chris....I have taken a bit of a hiatus from blogging to attend to other matters (like Christmas, painting rooms etc.) but oh how I've missed you! First of all congratulations on the two awards and thank you SO much for passing one along to me. You are truly an inspiration and always so kind with your comments on my blog. I feel very honoured to have met you this year in blogland. Can't wait to see what you'll create in 2009. Happy new year, dear friend!!