Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Beat the Christmas Rush

Here are my 5 Christmas cards for Sue's Beat the Christmas Rush Challenge, the idea is we have a stack of cards all ready at Christmas. Sounds ideal to me, saves a mad panic. I'm using supplies up from my Christmas stash box.  

Monday, 26 January 2015

Winter Scavenger Hunt

I'm taking part in my friends Winter Scavenger Hunt, we are searching for a number of photos.

1, Frozen

 One of our rainwater buckets frozen over

2, A clock at 12, striking

 It took me ages to be by the church at 12!!! I kept missing it everytime I was in town, Finally I made it.

3, our garden in winter
4, a fir cone
5, a dog in a winter jacket, woofing
6, ladies dancing
7, a squirrel, hopping
8, a warm hat and a scarf or mittens, warming
9, your craft space, bulging
10, the Holly and the Ivy (one or both) 

 Ivy I found on a walk to town

11, a robin, a bobbin

Such a cute robin I saw today in the window display at the local funeral directors. On the look out for a real one when I have my camera handy.
12 anything icy, glistening 
13 sunset, glowing


 I drove up to Jack & Jill Windmill tonight as the sun was setting, hoping I wouldn't miss it. I just caught it and also found some lovely sheep having an evening graze 

14 a craft shop, tempting
15 a chimney, smoking
16 lambs, gambolling
17 frosty breath or rosy cheeks, or both, glowing
18 a warm hearth, crackling
19, winter berries
I love this berry bush in our garden.

20, footprints crunching
21 a winter pudding or drink
22 party balloons, floating
23 jim jams
24 a hand-addressed letter
25 a house number the same as your birthday

26 fallen leaves, rustling     
27 snowdrops or daffodils, peeping   
the first snowdrops I've seen, spotted by my friend who's very beedy eyed

28 a cobweb
29 a street busker, playing
30 swans a-swimming