Tweet Hugs

I hope you had a lovely weekend.  I didn't post on Friday like I usually do as I went down with a 48 hour bug that even kept me out of my craft room (it was that bad!!).  But I'm back to 'normal' now and I've made a card using Winnie and Walter 'So Tweet' stamps.  I was inspired to get this stamp set out again after seeing an amazing card by Rebekah Weckerley who I have recently discovered on Instagram.  Her blog is here.
 
So Tweet stamps by Winnie and Walter coloured in using Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers
 
I have used my Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers to colour both the bird and the leaves and flowers and then added some Glossy Accents to the little bird's chest/heart.
 
I cut the 'hugs' out using my Cameo and heat embossed that with a woodgrain stamp onto some pink card and then layered it onto some black card which I slightly offset so that it gave it a 3D effect.
 
So Tweet by Winnie and Walter
 
I also heat embossed the sentiment which is from the same stamp set.  It is all adhered onto some watercolour card that I cut out using WPlus9's Sunshine Layers.
 
We had a big dollop of snow overnight last Thursday which settled quite heavily on ice so it caused a few problems on the roads although I have to say that where I live everyone is used to snow and just gets on with it but when we walked into town at the weekend for our usual Saturday morning coffee, it was a bit slippery underfoot and I remembered reading recently that walking like penguins is a good way to stop yourself from slipping up on ice.  So much to my husband's amusement (and embarrassment) I waddled down the road like a penguin!!!!  And do you know....it works!  We were laughing all the way to the coffee shop.  I dare you to try it :-)
 
Toodles noodles,
 
 
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6 comments :

  1. Hi Wendy, Sorry you've not been well, but glad you wasn't laid up for too long. Love the cute little flowers on the tweet card. Just a little dusting of snow here. Would love to have a bucket of it - our house looks out to the cumbrian mountains and they looks gorgeous snow-covered! xx

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    1. Sounds like you have a lovely view over the mountains Jacqueline. Our snow has gone now - the rain washed it away but it makes it easier to walk now! :-)

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  2. What a shame our snow has melted so I cant try the waddling technique, I would have loved to see a video of you doing that. Another stunner of a card, beautiful colouring stamping and use of your Cameo your talents know no bounds. Glad to hear you are recovering from your bug.

    Take care

    Marie

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    1. Oh you say such lovely things Marie! It's odd to think you have had snow in Greece when my sister who lives down near Oxford hasn't seen a snowflake yet this year!

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  3. This is such a Tweet card, beautiful flowers and great image, LOVE the hugs.

    We had at least 2mm of snow which lasted all of a couple of hours! Would loved to have seen you laughing and waddling LOL.
    Faith
    x

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  4. A very cute and sweet card. I love the flowers you added at the top. A perfect addition. Sounds like you had fun doing the penguin walk. I like your sense of humor and sounds like your dh has a good one, too.

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