Sunday, 14 December 2008

Fantastic Gifts ....

Okay so today was my birthday!!!!

I got some fantastic presents!
First card I opened was from Aimee, then Chloe, then Steve's he had wrote the most beautiful message inside!
Then to their presents to me ....
Aimee and Chloe gave me vouchers for my LSS ....
Then I opened Steve's ......

What is it you might ask, well its a portable light tent. Steve got fed up of me complaining that I couldn't get any decent shots when the weather was yucky and also of the few choice words that I have been known to utter, lol!!!! Thank you to my wonderful little family, love you all, XXXX

The next card that I opened was from my mum and dad, they have given me money to spend in my LSS, yipee!!

The next card that I opened was from Tracey, wow!!!! This photo does not do it justice at all!!! I really need to learn how to use my tent properly!

I then opened the present that she gave me, wow again, been after these for awhile now! Thank you TraceyXXXX

Then I opened a card from Steve's Dad and Brenda, Brenda is also a card maker and she made me this beautiful and stunning card

Inside were vouchers for my LSS, yipee, yipee!!!!! Thank you Peter and Brenda, xxxx

I then opened Georgia and Ben's present to me ....

Isn't this fantastic, but do I have the guts to place a photo of me in the frame, lol
Thank you Georgia and Ben, (wink)

BTW all these photos were taken inside the light tent, I know they are not perfect yet, a lot better than I could of got without it though, and I shall be playing with it!

I opened Ruth and Mark's gift to me which was more vouchers for my LSS, (I feel a spending spree coming on, lol), which were inside a beautiful handmade gift box, Thank you Mark and Ruth

Steve, the girls and I were joined by Peter and Brenda for lunch at a local pub/restaurant. The meal was gorgeous. I had made a sticky toffee pudding and rhubarb pie with ice-cream or custard or cream, for afters so we came back to our house and had them. We spent the afternoon chatting and laughing. It was a great day, thanks Peter and Brenda for joining us.

A pic I took of the girls and Brenda

Children's Christmas Cards

This year for all our nieces and nephews we have given them money to spend on what they want, except for the two babies in the family, which we have bought presents for. I have made the cards using See D's Christmas stamps, peel offs, felt tips and inks. I have made a long narrow gate fold card so, when they open the card they will see the Christmas Wishes first and then open the fold to see the money.

I have also stamped the following image on their envelopes so they don't open them until Christmas morning.