Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Best Donkey

My first layout of Christmas 2010. Emma had her first nativity this year. Loads of parents sat cramped into a small room at nursery, I was all excited at what she would be, would she be Mary? would she be a star? would she be an angel? No... Emma was the donkey, LOL. And what a fantastic donkey she was. When all the other children were singing, I whispered to Emma, 'sing, Emma'. 'Donkeys don't sing', she said. completely in character! She must take after her daddy.

I have torn some lovely gold printed vellum along the centre of my layout and die cut trees and snowflakes, using my lovely MD dies from Craft Den. The trees can definately be used for Spring pages as well in different paper. The title is some chippy letters, covered in PVA glue and glamour dusted all over. I have also added some half pearls and nailhead gem things.

I have also made a little card using some images I bought from e-bay. Sometimes you just have to admit you can't buy all the stamps! She was stamped onto normal card, rather than coated card, so I could not blend my copics, so I used them quite plainly, a bit like the effect you get with promarkers. I used some lovely dies: Spellbinders lace border, an ornate corner, flourishes which came with the lovely frame behind the Anya image. I also used my hot picks flower stamps and die to stamp onto some coordinating paper and scrunch up to make the flower embellie. Everything from CD except the paper.

Hope you like them, have a good evening!


  1. And what a gorgeous donkey she makes. What wonderful memories, it will stay with you forever. Love the flower on the card. xx

  2. aww kathryn it brought a tear to my eye such memories this page is lovely, beautiful infact,we didnt take pic when my girls were at school:( x sue x

  3. Such a cutie! What fabulous memories. Oh they were the days. Beautiful L/O Kathryn. Love the colours of your card and that flowers is yummy. Love Lynne xx

  4. Brought a little tear to my eye! What a fab donkey she was too! Jake wore his dungarees yesterday and looked absolutely gorgeous in them - thanks again! xxx