Monday, 11 October 2010

Just Skating By....

Morning Everyone! What a weekend...Saturday was spent trapsing up & down Oxford & Regents Street as Sophie wanted to experience shopping in London...NEVER AGAIN!!! What a disappointment...obviously unless you're a Gazzilionaire most of the shops are way out of reach & if you do go in you get "The" look.

Then there's the department stores where the first bit you walk through is the "Beautiful People" section of Perfume & Make-up. You need an inhaler to fight thru' the fog of scents and a tissue to dry your eyes from the hurt that you feel from that other "look" that says " don't bother stopping end of foundation or lipstick can help you girlfriend!" I'm wondering if I'm getting old much BANG!BANG!BANG! music, mad lighting & clothing that resembles something you'd keep your clothes-pegs or wash your smalls in...SIGH!

Sunday was a happier day, despite my back & feet ache, when Oliver played footie & scored an amazing goal from about a mile away by chipping the ball over everyone's heads!! (I know it's a "slight" exageration but that's a Mother's perogative!!).

So I've rambled too much about my weekend...onto my card which is a decoupaged Bella & Bronte Skating digi  from Mo's Digital Pencil coloured with ProMarkers & stickles with coloured peel-off trees. 

Entering it at -
Simple Doodles - Winter Warmers
Making it with Meslyn - Glitzy Glittered Christmas
Digi Doodle Shop's Best -Orange Me Glad


martina's kaartjes said...

Wow, what a pretty card !! love the image very much,
greetings from sunny belgium,

Janice said...

Absolutely stunning, all the details!!! Thanks for playing Simple Doodles! ps shopping should be fun and sounds like you had everything but fun.... Cheer up!

Tracey said...

Ooh what a busy weekend you had Jane :) Fantastic card with great decoupaging & the colouring/shading is fab!

My sewing machine was cheapish online (bout £79 I think) but it does do a few different stitches :D I really want to do more actual sewing (on material not just card lol) but not enough time :( (bl**dy work).

Have a great week chick.

Faye said...

Oh I feel your pain Sister, been there, down Oxford Street. Eeeuuueew. What s goal though, watch out Becks. As for the card, made me smile. No mean feet with a tantrum prone toddler. What day is it today?!

Diane said...

Bella looks so warm and cosy in her wonderful orange coat! Thank you for playing along with us at Digi Doodle Shop's best.
Diane x

Mina said...

I know exactly what you mean and have got 'the look' many times myself Jane....ooooohhhhhh and those perfume/make up places are torture, Im allergic to perfume its gives me horrendous migrains, so I have to almost run through with my hand over my mouth and nose...Debenhams is terrible for that...I usually get told of in the shops by my Daughter for singing to the 'bang bang' the card, I love the way you keep white as your focal colour its makes your stunning colouring really pop off the page
Mina xxx

Sara said...

So so cute!!! Thanks for playing along with us at DDSB!

Marlene said...


I hear you on walking through the perfume and make-up sections of the stores! HA HA! Love your description!

WeirdCat said...

Love this card, I remember Oxford and Regent Street well from my teenage years and you needed a mask then,thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week
Ruth x

skylife said...

Wow that's one gorgeous Xmas card. We still argue with the hubby, whether this is a dog or a pig LOL. For me it's a dog though.

I really love it!!!

Thanks for joining us at DDSB

Katja said...

Lovely image and great coloring!!!Great card!!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!


Jóna said...

Super cute card ! Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best this week. Welcome again!!
Hugs, Jóna

Tip Top said...

Lovely card! Thank you for entering the Simple Doodles challenge - hope you can join us again next time!

Unknown said...

congrats on a top three over at SD!!!

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