13 December 2011

- 13 December 2011
Another tri-step card I created for my dear friend Belinda's birthday. I used the same template posted in the previous post below. Such an easy card technique - it looks more complicated than it is. The hearts were stamped with Chiswick's acrylic stamps, cut out and scrunged. The sentiments were sourced from FB.

After finishing mosiacing my garden table and chairs a few months ago, Belinda's husband fancied it during a visit and commissioned Belinda to also mosaic a garden set for their balcony at home. I ordered the table and 3 chairs from the Seedpod Studion in Broadacres, Johannesburg. I helped Belinda select the colours for the mosaic tiles and we spent two full days mosaicing. We also mosaiced a terra cotta pot with the left over tiles. I planted a succulant in it for her. Can't wait to see the garden set on their balcony. We are visiting them on New Years.

Just finished putting up the Christmas Tree. Its the first time in 4 years we have put up the tree (... and yes Michelle, I have not opened your Xmas pressie yet, its nicely waiting for me under the tree ...), as we have been away for Christmas every year since we moved to Gauteng. Hubby was prompting me regularly on 'when is the tree going up'. Last night I mentioned that the tree would look quite nice in the corner of our TV room. This morning while I was still sleeping he silently moved the furniture around, to make space for the tree. I did not even noticed the furniture being moved when I came down from upstairs. Only noticed it when I decided later in the morning to put the tree up. Thats now true Xmas cheer dedication for you.

Hubby's mom and dad has been married for 53 years today. What an achievement and dedication to eternal love.


  1. wow ~ what a gorgeous card desire ~ i so love the design..and color tones ~ nice touch with the hearts ~ beautifully done!

    and whoa...that is one beatuiful mosaic table and chairs! fabulous work!

  2. me again!

    i just wanted to wish you a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! may 2012 be filled with lots of love, laughter and sunshine! it's such a pleasure to see your creations ~ photos and hearing about your everyday life! you're a wonderful inspiration. i'm looking forward to another scrappy happy bloggin year!


  3. So this is what the word "Amazing" really means! I love your table, chairs, and plant holder! This is AMAZING really! So beautiful! Your set is prettier then anything I have seen on TV or in the magazines!


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