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London, Battersea, United Kingdom
I have been blogging since 2010. I have been married for 29 years and have three children,I have been blessed with Four Gorgeous Grandchildren. I love making my own cards, but dabble in cake making & crochet too. I enjoy going to Alexander Palace twice a year with my mum. I live in Battersea and have grown up here, although me and hubby's dream is to one day live in Spain.....

Monday, 18 February 2013

It's a knockout

Good afternoon everyone x

I am on one weeks holiday (half term), much needed I can tell ya, lol.

The weather has been quite nice here for the last few days. Put's you in such a better mood. I decided to have a proper Spring clean today. It feels soooo good to have everything done. Now I can get on with crafting.

Yesterday I decided to have a bash at making cake pops. I purchased the silicone mould. I can tell you, mine turned out a disaster!!! Lol.
I used a chocolate sponge cake mix & then white chocolate & sprinkles to decorate. 
First of all the bloomin mould was not sealed properly, hense the mixture spread out. Should have left them longer to cool down, coz some sponge stayed in mould, even though it was well greased. Melted chocolate in microwave, stuck in sticks then added to cake pop. I went in too far, some just  slid down !!! Well, when it came to covering the cake pops, I got in such a mess & it was like keeping spinning plates going, lol.
Still, I will NOT give up. I will try again.

A few weeks back I won some blog candy off of Donna @ Bearly Mine Designs. I got a total of 80 stamps & each one is lovely.
I made a thank you card for Donna & she has let me know that she has got it, so now I can share it with you all x

Hope you like ........ 
Front of card

Inside of card 

What I used:

Image: Not sure of her name (can anyone help me out with this?)
Flexmarkers: Used to colour image.
Black card: £1 shop.
Papers: Had in my stash.
Black glitter sheet: Purchased in a pack of 10 sheets 2 colours.
Distress Ink: Victorian velvet.
Pearls: Meiflower.
Spellbinders Shapeabilities: Fancy framed tags two.
Doiley: Purchased in Selsey.
Sentiment: Produced on laptop.
Ribbon: From a friends Nan.
Flowers: WOC ( large flower & pink roses)
                            Reddish flowers.... not sure where from!!

I shall be entering my card into the following challenges:

Challenges 4 Everybody - #14 (Anything Goes).
Charisma Cardz - Anything Goes.
Lady Annes challenges - Anything goes.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I look forward to reading your comments.

Enjoy the rest of your day where ever you are x