Aug 24, 2011

Adding on anxiety with technology

Bus apps on the mobile, great idea ? Maybe, sometimes.
Mine is the for-android version..... am not an IPhone fan.

On the one hand, it helps pick which route to take or which alternative is faster, on the other it can be stressful.

Once upon a time, we were able to take our time,  wait patiently, because we did not have expectations of  the bus arrival. But today with the bus app, before you reach the stop, you can check on the arrival. And so you time yourself and get ready to meet that time or fret you might miss it or curse that you have missed it.

Did we just add a pile of anxiety to our plate ? Seems like everything we do gets put on the clock and we help ourselves to it. Download any more 'helpful' apps lately?

Aug 21, 2011

The Bee card with Hero Arts Floral scallop and Sixxiz dies

I've been experimenting with my new tool, this is my latest card for one of my craft buddies, a close friend who introduced me to this hobby... 'the master poisoner' we affectionately call her.. who 's just an expert at handicrafts. The white background makes use of a sizzix embossing die, a little hard to see, unless you enlarge.

Big Flower in centre made with Sizzix dies, the white pattern is stamped on.

Flower Pot Card /using Prima flowers(miniature to add on to main card)

I'm still muddling through colour blends and mix as  I work. ....More to come while I have the time...

Have a good work week (I'll try) and happy crafting if you do...


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