Wednesday 8 December 2010

a little gift set

Morning girls
I'd the day from hell on Monday and am still feeling the effect this morning. My daughter and hubby both got themselves stuck in the snow here in Glasgow. Joanna was 6.5 hours stuck in her car on the motorway on her way home from a Christmas night out. She'd stayed over in the hotel and only just got out before they closed the road altogether. Some of her workmates were there till yesterday morning, they'd to check in again. Hubby was just slightly longer stuck on a different motorway. As if that isn't enough me bleedin' central heating packed in yesterday and I'm still waiting on an engineer. Not priority as we've no small children or elderly. Well I call -15 a priority wouldn't you!! I tell you I NEVER want to see another snowflake:(

Anyway, rant over so let me tell you about our challenge this week over on Creative Cottage.


I decided to use the Robbie & Roxanne kit. Those little birdies are cute as buttons. Love them:)
This was actually quite a quick wee project. Once I'd printed everything out it came together in no time. The little bag holds two good sized bottles of shower gel or one and the three bath bombs in the picture. I finished both off with some snowflakes, gems and a ribbon handle for the bag.
This challenge will run for four weeks girls so you've plenty of time to enter and we'll see you back at Creative Cottage on 5th January.

I'm off now for another cuppa just to heat me inky mitts up:)

Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Cupcake Crafts - little red robin
Pile It On - it's all about the wrapping
Creative Card Crew - anything goes
Top Tip Tuesday - use ribbon
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas but no red or green


  1. Sorry to hear about your snow related troubles. Hope you get your heating working soon. Lovely card and gift bag. Take care.

  2. Oh Anne that is dreadful. I think you all need to stay in, lol. Hope you have lots of supplies and a mobile heater by the sounds of it.

    Fab card,although you have added a few snowflakes, lol!

    Stay warm, hugs Tracy x

  3. oh hun poor you,without no heating oh that is cold hun ,hope you have a hot water bottle and are wrapped up warm,just stay safe hun,as for your card and bag they are just gorgoeus really love the design,and colurs hugs cheryl xxxx

  4. Hi Anne
    oh sorry to hear you have no heating brrrr try to keep warm love the card and gift bag super job huggies lindyloo x

  5. So gorgeous Anne,I love the images and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

  6. I love those papers!! Nice image too!

    Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


  7. Oh my goodness it sounds like your day was a crazy one.
    Sure hope you have heat now.
    Cute card and fun little fence sweetie.
    Thank you for joining us this week at
    Craft Your Passion Challenges
    Thank you for also joining us at Top Tip Tuesday

  8. This is so fab Anne I love the colours on this and you have done such a wonderful job with the card and bag set! I do hope your heating is sorted soon you poor thing! Hugs Rebekah xx

  9. Oh hun I feel for you....we were without heating for 3 days but before it was the week before the snow came so not as cold...sending ya huge warming hugs xx
    Gorgeous set, love that image
    Thanks for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion, good luck!
    Hugs shell xxx

  10. Grab a sloe is the answer to everything...well the cold weather anyway
    Sarah x

  11. Love your card and gift bag. I very cute set.
    I hope you heat is fixed and you are soon warm again!
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

  12. What a lovely Christmas set. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday this week Anne. Hope you get your heating fixed soon.Good Luck
    xx Vee

  13. Hello Anne! Oh I couldn't be without heating... hope you're not waiting too long for an engineer! I love your matching set, the little bag looks fab! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week! Shelly x

  14. Gorgeous set Anne :-) such a cute image and the papers are fab :-) Hope you are warm now hun !!!! xx

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  15. Absolutely beautiful set - those robins are too cute!

    I hope your heating is working again now!!!

    Thanks for joining in with our ribbon challenge this week over at Top Tip Tuesday :)

    Carol x

  16. Great project you have here. I'll take one thank you. Thanks for playing along this week at Pile It On

  17. Hi,

    what a beautiful set, great job and I hope you get ot warmer by now.
    Thank you for joining us this week at
    Craft Your Passion Challenges.

  18. Such a sweet card and gift bag the little robins...thanks for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week! Donna x

  19. Anne these are absolutely gorgeous, the image is adorable.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our Christmas without red & green challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  20. These are gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x


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Anne x

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