Friday, 30 January 2009

HSMSHS: Three

The cardinal number that is the sum of two and one, and a prime number. Find 'Three' in your space.

I don't think these need any further comment...

Three

Thursday, 29 January 2009

HSMSHS: Staircase

A series of steps to facilitate passage from one level to another. Find 'Staircase' in your space.

Sadly there are no interesting staircases around, so you'll have to make do with the boring one in our hallway...

Staircase

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

HSMSHS: Carve

To cut or chip in order to form something. Find 'Carve' in your space.

I love these elephants which we bought last year...

Carve

HSMSHS: Discard

To get rid of as useless or undesireable. Show us 'Discard' in your space.

Think I need to go to the bottle bank...

Discard

Sunday, 25 January 2009

Paperplay Follow That Sketch

This week's challenge on PaperPlay was to follow this sketch.

Sketch

This is my take on it...

For You

Friday, 23 January 2009

HSMSHS: Water

A liquid that is essential for plant and animal life. Find 'Water' in your space.

Typically, it didn't rain today, so here's an old picture from our honeymoon. It's the coast at Knysna, South Africa.

Water

Thursday, 22 January 2009

HSMSHS: Tip

The pointed or rounded end or extremity of something slender or tapering. Find a tip in your space.

My first thought was that my craft room's not *that* bad, honest! These are the tips I ended up with, though...

Tip

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

HSMSHS: Aroma

A distinctive and typically pleasant smell. Show us an aroma in your space.

aroma

I love the smell of hyacinth flowers - this is the whole plant...

aroma

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

HSMSHS: Fruit

A sweet and fleshy product of a tree or plant. Show us some fruit in your space today.

It's another apple! This time it's a glass ornament which was a present from mum a few years ago.

Fruit

HSMSHS: Instruct

To provide with information, to teach or give instructions to, show us 'Instruct' in your space.

Playing catch-up again... At least I knew where this was, even if I don't often look at it!

Instruct

Sunday, 18 January 2009

Paperplay Pink & Green

This week the PaperPlay challenges are back and the first challenge of the new year was to use pink and green, buttons and blossoms. I've only managed one button and one blossom, but here's my attempt. It's a gatefold card and the blossom keeps it closed.

Pink & Green

Monday, 12 January 2009

HSMSHS: Technology

The application of mechanical or scientifics for industrial or commercial use. Show us Technology in your space.

I guess this is more in DH's space really...

Technology

Friday, 9 January 2009

HSMSHS: Old

Made, built or having lived for a long time Show us something old in your space.

This is part of Caerphilly Castle. The photo was taken when we were there last October...

Old

Thursday, 8 January 2009

HSMSHS: Homemade

Made by your own hands rather than factory made or shop bought. Show us something homemade in your space today.

I cross-stitched this picture a good few years ago (didn't make the frame, though!)

Homemade

HSMSHS: Sphere

A round, ball shaped object. Show us a sphere in your space.

This is DH's 'Executve toy' from his office at home...

Sphere

HSMSHS: Heart

A representation of a persons thoughts and emotions. Find some heart in your space today.

This is a Ditchfield glass heart paperweight which I bought for DH at some point.

Heart

HSMSHS: Beginning

To welcome in the new year, the definition of our first word is 'the source, origin or commencement of something. Show us 'Beginning' in your space.

Here's the first page of my new calendar!

beginning

MIA

Apologies that I've been MIA for a while - life just got rather busy... However, I'm back and, despite my best intentions, I didn't manage to restart the challenges at the beginning of the week. The next few posts should see me catch up a bit, though!