Monday, 28 June 2010

Pink, pink and more pink

It always seems like a good idea to buy things at the time doesn't it. I bought a Bigz XL invitation die a long time ago, not to make invitations mind, simply because I liked the shape ... and well, you never know when it might come in handy.

It is absolutely the worst kind of impulse buy, the think it might come in handy some day impulse buy. I hang my head in shame and admit to having more than one such item sitting forlornly somewhere on a shelf.

But then, that fateful day came, I was asked to do some invites and I had JUST THE RIGHT die. Ahh, vindication at last.

The brief: Pink ... lots of it, butterflies, glitter, girly.

Yup, I can do that.

Love that butterfly punch too - it is the Large double butterfly by Martha Stewart and makes me want to put butterflies on everything.

Saturday, 26 June 2010

Christmas comes early

Hubby just flew in from the States this morning and that can only mean one thing. U-huh ... goodies.

Papertrey goodies to be more precise.

Funny, but two years ago I didn't really care all that much for stamps, but today I was quite giddy at the prospect of getting my hands on some pliable acrylic.

Today I give thanks for business trips! I saved a small fortune on customs and postage and that makes me very happy. Almost as happy as new stamps.

No doubt you are familiar with Papertrey Ink and their luscious range of stamps, but if not, check out Nichole Heady's blog here.