Here it is, the first week of March, and I’ve still managed to keep my home in an orderly fashion. If you may recall, I had let my home slip into disarray, and I’m making a conscience effort to regain some order. So I set myself a challenge to always have a clear dining room table, free of the clutter I’d been prone to leave on it. I’ve also given myself an incentive to keep it free of clutter by rewarding myself with a bunch a fresh flowers at the beginning of the month for the achievement.
I found bunches of white carnations on a super special this week, so I grabbed the last three that where in the display. I was never big on carnations, but since they have a long vase life and I was on a tight budget this week they were ideal.
I changed my embroidered doileys out for some layering of crocheted ones. I found these ones in a second hand shop a couple of months ago. I like picking out ones that have different motifs or colours, like the one with the blue and pink pansy motifs, ruffled around the edge of the middle doiley.
Here is the card I stamped, inspired by my new table arrangement. Lacking a pansy like image to work with, I instead picked out the pink, blue and cream colours of the doileys and the carnation arrangment for the flowers. All products used on this card are by Stampin’Up! . Stamp sets, old and new, include Field Flowers, A Rose Is A Rose, and French Foliage. Card stock is Ivory Naturals and Marina Mist. I think I’ll give this as a birthday card to someone special this month.
Now, just a quick reminder that I’ll be doing a blog name change to MISTY MESSES next week. Keep an eye out for that. Hope you all have a pleasant week.
PS. Sorry about the distorted/squeezed pics in this post. I’ll have to figure out how to fix that.