Sunday, 28 April 2013

It's been a while.....

Hello, do you remember me?!!
How many months have passed since my last post?!.....Too many that's how many lol!  But I feel now is the right time to get back to a bit of the 'old me' - BC Cazza (which means Before Children lol!).  The kids have been home for 10 months now and that's plenty long enough to get back to a bit of normality, and I've been feeling the creative 'neeeeed' for a few months now so have given myself a well needed kick up the backside to get on with it.....and here I am, wahooooo!  (but please be gentle with me!!)
So as I said earlier the kids have been home for 10 months now and what a 10 months!  Loads of fun, loads of learning (understatement!) and some tough times too but all in all an amazing time!  Hard going and absolutely knackering but now we can start to relax more as most of the foundations have been laid and we're all building on them.  They really are amazing kids and so happy which is all every parent wants ay.  Happy days  :o))  (well most of the time lol!)
So that's enough waffle, onto the serious stuff!  I've been catching up with blogger this past week and wow, what amazing inspiration you all are, I couldn't actually wait to get all my gear out and start playing again!  But I've done something a bit different for me, and something I'd like to do again (now time is at a premium!).....I've made a CAS card!!!  Shock horror!!!  And I really enjoyed it!!  What do you think?...
I made this for my cousins little boy who turned 2.  Spooky really as the last time I had a break from card making (when I smashed my wrist up) his was the first card I made after my cast was removed.  That card was to celebrate his birth though!
A close up...

A side view...

So what do you think, something different right?!  It was lots of fun so there may be a few more of this style popping up :o))
I have been making the odd card during my break and I'll get around to posting them too, now I'm back ha!  So I'll see you all soon...
Much love,
Challenges I'm entering my card in:
Card Ingredients:
Image - Pollycraft Swings and Slides 'I'm not tired'
DP's - Doodlebug Snips and Snails, Hero Arts Kraft Card
Copics - E11, E00, E000, R20, R00, E51, E50, E33, E31, E30, B23, B21, B00, B000
Derwents - Medium Flesh, Pale Brown, Iced Blue, Baby Blue


Sarah said...

Welcome back hun! I'm so pleased to hear that everything has been going well with your two little ones.
Great card, I love the layout and kraft card looks perfect.
Sarah xx :0)

karen said...

and what a comeback card Cazza, totally brilliant and GORGEOUS, I love the CAS look wish I could do it LOL! So lovely to see you back, missed your awesome work!!!! hugs, Karenxx

Sheena said...

Hey nice to see you back crafting! I always love what you come up with. Glad you're enjoying family life - it's pretty awesome isn't it.

Sheena xx

Anonymous said...

About time you got back into it Caz, I can't be the only member of the family to take all the glory! Love the finished card.


Lisa said...

Hi Cazza, Great to see you are crafting again :-) FAB card ... such a cute image and I love the CAS design.

I am having a break from cardmaking but have got into jewellery making which i'm enjoying but am still very much in the the beginners class lol!

Glad you are enjoying family life :-)

Lisa x

Unknown said...

Hey Cazza!! Welcome back hun! So glad you're finally getting settled and that the kids are settled too :) Gorgeous CAS card's so much easier to make that style card isn't it lol! My new blog has lots of CAS style on it...I'd love you to pop over and have a look :)
Lizy xx

Donna Mosley said...

Welcome back Caz, so lovely to see your post. Sounds like you are all so happy. :o)

Gorgeous card too, love the very cute image.

Donna x

Chrissie said...

What a really sweet card, and perfect for a 2 year old!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Anonymous said...

Oh, welcome back, am I glad to see you!!! I've thought about you loads over the last few months and wondered how you were getting on. So glad everything is working out well.

Your card is stunning and perfect - definitely do more CAS!

Wishcraft said...

Oh lovely to see you back and crafting again hun, and it sounds like the little ones have settled in nicely :o)

Love your card... perfect design and so cute too! Hugs, Lisa x

coops said...

Its great to see you back blogging hun and thanks for popping by my blog too.
Really pleased that all is going so well with your little ones and your card is gorgeous, fabulous cas design and i love the fab image :D

xx coops xx

Jen Nelson said...

hello stranger i have so missed you fabulous creations but you had much more important things to do!!

Fabulous interpretation of my Sketch. Thanks for joining us this week
"Less Is More"

Melissa Bove said...

Adorable card!! Love that sweet image and how you personalized the card!!

Welcome back! :)

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


Kim Piggott said...

Oh this is so adorable!
kim x

Barb Ghig said...

Your card is absolutely ADORABLE!

Jo said...

Hiya hunni :)
What an adorable comeback card, and i'm so pleased that you're back on blogger, this card is the first of many more i'm sure ;)
Has it really been 2 years since you broke your wrist?! wowzas! where'd that time go? :o
Looking forward to seeing more fabbiness from you now you're back. Love, Jo xx

XxJULESxX said...

Hello my friend!!!! glad your back! the card is brill too!!!x