A little quirkiness to start the year.

Happy New Year to everyone. Wishing you all Health and Happiness for 2022. I hope you had a fabulous Christmas and Santa was kind to you.

For the last 20 years I have asked Santa for an Aston Martin….. it never arrives! I wake up every Christmas morning full of hope. The thing is, if by chance, someone did get my beautiful car by mistake, can you let me know because I think I have your Jigsaws!!!!

Well I have been absent from blog land again. Full of good intentions when I set up this new blog. We had made arrangements for the plumber and electricians to come and do a job. They came earlier than we thought which was a good thing but it meant that when they had finished, I could finish decorating the landing and stairs which I had planned to do in the Spring of this year. Anyway, while the going was good with the weather and I was in the mood to do it, I cracked on with the job. We have a sort of floating landing so husband built me a platform to walk about on whilst I was painting…. I’m getting too older for these sort of jobs πŸ™‚ Anway, that’s what I have been doing and lots of crafting in between so I’ve not been completely lazy.

I was sorting through some old gelli plate prints and not knowing really what to do with them, I thought I would glue some digi element prints to them, add some more paint and see what happens. I had fun making these.

I love the quirkiness of these little mashup people digi elements from Miles Beyond the Moon – Mischief Circus.

Well that is all from me today. I am going back to the craft room this afternoon. I am playing around with some painting ideas and techniques at the moment. Just to see what I like, what I don’t like and what I can remember. I love experimenting with paint. Such good fun.

Take care,

Flo x

12 thoughts on “A little quirkiness to start the year.

  1. Happy New Year Flo I hope you both enjoyed the Festivities, and still keeping clear of covid.
    Sounds like you’ve been very busy.
    I love your little cards, the children are so sweet. Your stamping in the background is lovely.
    Thank you for your lovely Christmas card.
    It’s good to get back to normal…
    Whatever it is lol, hugs Kate πŸ’–

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    1. Thank you Kate. Lovely to hear from you. Thank you also for your card. Christmas seem to pass so quickly this year. It was a shame to take the decorations down some how. Yes, the new normal!!! πŸ™‚ Wishing you both health and happiness for 2022. Hugs Flo xx

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  2. Happy New Year my friend.

    You have been a busy little bee and what a good feeling it must be now that your decorating is all done and dusted. That means more time to do the things that you enjoy. Your digital and gel plate prints are fabulous and they work so well together.

    Stay well and happy Flo, crafty hugs, Sandra xx

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    1. Thank you Sandra. Lovely to hear from you. Fingers crossed, really looking forward to crafting and getting out in the garden more this year. Wishing you joy in your creativity and health and happiness for 2022. Hugs Flo xx

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  3. Happy new year !!!!! Funnily enough, I was searching for your blog and this popped up so happy days for me. You little daredevil you doing a high wire act on your landing I hope there was a net underneath. Hope all is well with you both and that you are well settled now. Love the Gelli plate quirkiness and those little characters work so well. BTW your car is in my garage…….come and get it !
    Love to you both
    UB

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    1. ‘Ello ugly bum, Lovely to hear from you. Hope you are all ok. Thank you! Needed a bloomin’ net I tell you. I knew you would have it!!! I hope you are watching what you are doing driving in and out of that lift πŸ™‚ I will come and collect it as soon as I can!! πŸ™‚ I will bring your jigsaws with me!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ Sending love and hugs xx

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  4. Happy NewYear! And glad that the work is done? Now enjoy the result and have some more time for crafting beautiful things like these ones perhaps? Sending a big hug and a smile your way, Gerrina

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    1. Thank you Gerrina. Lovely to hear from you. Yes, definitely looking forward to more crafting this year. Wishing you lots of sunshine and happiness in your creative journey in 2022. Hugs Flo xx

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  5. Great that you have broken the back of the decorating and that all your hard work has paid off Flo, and lovely to see these sweet little digital characters over some beautifuil gelli plate backgrounds and they look great!! Wishing you a slightly belated Happy New Year and hope that you enjoy some super craftiness this year and looking forward to seeing what you do. x

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  6. Happy New Year Flo! Mine started with a whimper and then… Covid hit and my crafting went by the wayside. Still, I think I have beaten it now (a good thing I’d just had my booster a few weeks before) so I hope my mojo will return.
    Your digital-Gelli combination are fresh and fun. The colours are lovely, all very creative Flo! x

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    1. Hellooo! Oh my word!!! How awful for you. I am so pleased you are on the mend now though. Awww! What a way to start the new year. Hopefully, it can only get better from now on….touch wood. Rest up a bit and take care. I bet your mojo will be back soon….it’s just self isoltating for a while!!! πŸ™‚ Thank you for calling in. Its always lovely to hear from you. Sending oooodles of healing hugs. Flo xx

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