Wednesday, 3 August 2016


Morning all.

Sorry about Monday blog, not been feeling to good and really did not feel up to much. I was not sure I would post today but thought as i felt a little better would give it a go,

Went to a lovely retreat over the weekend,  Kathyk .has some more pictures from the retreat ,Over on  her blog here 

There are lovely and would love them in my garden but could not find a chain saw 
This was lovely and stood on the table in reception 

Now to the challenges,

Materials used;

  • 21 x 15 cm card blank and envelope,
  • 10 x 10 cm white card stock,
  • Tattered Lace snowflake die,
  • small pieces of white card for the snow flakes
  • Nuvo Ice white glitter,
  • Nuvo orange soda & pink champagne glitter drops,
  • Gold glitter flakes.
Challenges i will enter this card for are;
  1. Try it on Tuesday, Use you left overs and scraps,
  2. TTCRD Anything goes Challenge August 2-6 2016,
  3. Lemon Shortbread  challenge #21. Anything goes,
  4. Pixie's Crafty workshop week #204. 
As its WOYWDW here is mine, 

I will be entering my work desk over at WOYWD Challenge -week #374 


  1. It was indeed my name badge!!! Great pix of the owls - do share the single larger owl in the HLS retreat group as I think Monika was looking for pix

    Great make and desk (which I hope to see on the clubhouse and WOYWW)

    Happy WOYWW


  2. Appreciate you removing that pic, Lilian. Those couches were so very hard not to slide down and you caught me at my absolute WORST!!! Love the owl pix though


  3. Super duper owls shame you didn't find a chain saw though! LOL BJ#9

  4. Hi Lilian, aren't those owls amazing? Such detail. Saw Kathy's retreat pictures, looked like you all had a fab time. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #7 xxx

  5. Morning Lillian. Sorry you have not been too well. Hope that you start to pick up now. Those owls are lovely, a great picture of them all. It certainly sounds as if you all had such a good time at the retreat. Well done - I like your Christmas card.
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #17

  6. Love the owls! Thanks for sharing. Take care Zo xx 25

  7. Sorry you aren't feeling great, it's such a waste of time, being poorly - hope your improvement continues apace.
    Love the sight of your desk - it actually looks like a 'before' shot - allthe sprays lined up ready and the glass at untarnished....

  8. Amazing owls! the card looks super! Thank you very much for joining us at Try It On Tuesday!
    oxo Susi

  9. Love the pics of the owls, and the card is lovely too. very seasonal! :) Lea #43

  10. Oh, did you go the the retreat where Darnell was? How lovely, she's such a gorgeous person. Everyone seemed to have a really good time. Hope you're feeling better soon.
    Hugs, LLJ 8 xxx

  11. Great make and I love the orchid on your desk.
    So lovely to meet you this weekend, hope you are keeping well. :)

  12. What a lovely retreat you attendeda and your Orchid - Swoon! Thanks for popping by today and for the LOVELY comment you left me! Scrapbook Lynne WOYWW#2

  13. Love your snippets card Lilian - great design and the Christmas tree is gorgeous.

    Those owls are brilliant! I can just picture you and Kathy with a chain saw :)

    Hope you're feeling better as the week goes on - I bet last weekend was a bit of burning the candle at both ends!

    Great to see you in the Playground.


    Di xx

  14. LOL! you should always bring a chain saw. Love those owls. cute card. Have a terrific week. LisaDV #23

  15. Those owls, oh, they would look perfect in my garden. If only ...
    Love the orchid in your craft room - is it a real one? I have two in bloom at the moment and am so enjoying them, second flowering for both.
    Hugs & Thanks for the visit to mine - Neet 1 xx

  16. Hope your orchid continues to flower and thrive - what a comfort it must give to you.
    Thanks for replying to my query.
    Hugs, Neet xx

  17. A lovely card Lilian. What a lovely tree. Sorry to hear you've not been feeling well. Hope you feel better now. Lovely picture of the owls. Glad you enjoyed the retreat. Barbxx

  18. Pretty!!! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a great crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  19. Such a lovely card!! Great layout! Thank you for joining us at the Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog!! I hope to see you again soon. Hugs Victoria (DT) x

  20. Great Christmas card! I really like that Christmas tree. I also like the carved owls too and would have been looking for a chainsaw myself! LOL ...
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Through The Craft Room Door!
    (Hugs) Cara
    Through The Craft Room Door {Owner}
    TTCRD Challenge Blog
    My Creative Chaos {My Personal Blog}

  21. A great Christmas card,
    Thanks for sharing with us at TioT


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