Friday, 15 January 2010

Playdate Cafe Challenge 12

Hating this weather! The novelty of the 'lovely white snow' quickly wore off last week when we awoke, on Thursday morning, to temperatures of minus 17 and frozen pipes. The frozen pipe then became a burst pipe, spurting boiling water all over the kitchen! The 'emergency' plumber couldn't fix them until Sunday afternoon, so we were without water and heating for 4 days!  I will never again take running water, heating and flushing toilets for granted! Today the rain has arrived, which is floating on top of the frozen snow and has turned our road into an ice rink. I managed to walk four paces up the road with Daisy, before falling over. I'm now feeling very sorry for myself, nursing a bruised arm and hip!
Of course, that hasn't stopped me making a card for the Playdate Cafe challenge - there's no better therapy than crafting (except for shopping LOL!). This week's colour scheme was chosen by Alison.

I have used Basic Grey 'Aviary' stamps; sentiment stamp, French Filagree stamp and punch from SU; Nesties; and roses from Wild Orchid Crafts.


  1. ooo very nice. Love that little birdie -almost hidden but not quite.

  2. Stunning, Stunning, Stunning. Your mojo is well and truly there. Such crisp, clean stamping and gorgeously put together. Px

  3. That's gorgeous Michele. Beautifully put together.
    Sorry to hear what a rotten time you've had, Take care.
    Love Anne x

  4. beautiful card and that little bird so sweet, thanks so much for challenging with us this week at the Play Date Cafe. Sandi

  5. I am SO into birdcage images right now so this one definitely caught my attention!

    Beautiful entry for this week's Play Date Cafe Challenge!

  6. That weather all got a bit nasty in the end didn't it! Hope you're feeling better now.
    Lurrrrrrrve that bird cage!! Gorgeous card