Thank Heavens for Publisher!

Hi all, I hope that you have all had a great weekend!  As it was Mothers Day on Sunday hubby offered to take Olly to a science party that he was invited to by one of his school friend's. I thought that I would make him a card with a science theme.

I have only just worked out that you don't need a fancy photo/graphics package to make a digital card. I do have a photo/graphics package, but I don't really know how to use it and the instruction book is massive so I made this in Microsoft Publisher which was really easy!


I bought a robot download kit from 2 Peas in a Bucket and decoupaged the robot and the speech box. The background paper is bolts from the same range of papers by Jen Allyson and mounted onto mirror card. I then made a little charm with a spanner for all those bolts, a star and some beads and attached this to the card. I printed an envelope with his name and a robot too.

It was also my dear friend Jo's birthday on the weekend and I know she likes butterflies so I made her this card.


The good old X-Cut butterfly punch came out again and I mounted this onto some pretty indian papers and added ribbon and some bling. I printed a pink wash on the card from a download from Pink Petticoat. I hope she likes it!

I have a busy week ahead as I am looking after Jo's horse this week and am really looking forward to it. It is also my last photography class this week as well as a scrapbooking crop on Friday. I am off to do a bit of cleaning now while I have the chance!

Have a fantastic week!

Tracey x

2 comments:

Julia Dunnit said...

Your week sounds good. Hpe the weather stays good for the horsey stuff! Love the cards, love the way you imply that Publisher is easy to use too - I haven't tried, but kinda think you may be optimistic on my behalf!!

Paula Gale said...

Wow Tracey - these cards are really fab - you are really good with publisher. I don't envy you getting up early to sort the horse out!!! Sounds like hard work to me!!! Did you manage to sory the Barmitzvah (sp?) cards out for your friend.

Love both your cards.

Paula x x x

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