Monday, March 07, 2011

It's fun to try a different style.

Goodmorning everybody!

Did you all had a good weekend? I can say I had one, very relaxed, with also watching some tv, following the final of the World Cup speedskating sprint and with a winner at the 1000 mtr. sprint, Stefan Groothuis! Wow, he was really of a different category, you could say. So applaus for the Dutchies. We did rather well there, men and women,  and now coming weekend there still are big events taking place in that sport, the World Championchips different distances. So there will be a World Champion for sprint( 500 and 1000 mtrs), one for the 1500 mtrs. one for 3000 mts (women only this one) for 5000 mtrs(men and women) and even 10.000 mtrs(men only).
So you can guess what we will be doing this weekend!


I had a mail from a friend who has changed house, he is now in a flat, where there is some service around for elderly, if they want it. But they live completely on theirselves in their appartement. It seemes he has a real nice appartment, and still is busy a bit, clearing out all the boxes and settling down. He made me laugh with a remark: It's nice around here, but far more dangerous then in the old neighbourhood, when you get on the street. You really must have eyes everywhere, because you can be run down easily bu a rollator or scootmobiel! (He isn;t living far away from an elderly home also). But I am glad he moved away from his former appartment, which wasn;t all to great. So soon I think we will pay him a visit and have a look around.

The last couple of days I tried my hands on a different style for the designing, and it's great fun, although also not as easy as you might think. It is Steampunk! Seems it is getting more and more fans lately, but I have to say, it is a fun style! You can combine different styles together a bit and it has a lot of possibilities. If you aren;t familiair with it yet, just take a look around on Google, just type in "steampunk"( take it at "images") or steampunk scrap kits and you will be amazed to see what people design in this style and some great layouts too!

Oh, if you have a moment to spare, go to Minky's blog for a quick "congratulation". Right today she is celebrating a 20th anniversairy of her change in her life. She had the courage, 20 years ago, to do the thing she really wanted and felt was good for her, in spite of lots of negative advice from people all around her. And look what it brought her now. She is feeling much happier and in balance, doing a thing she believes in, I think it is worth a congratulation!

Okay, after a relaxed weekend today will be a more "normal"day, that means there is stuff to do, like washing, ironing and some other bits and bobs, but I don;t mind so much. I am happy to see the sun is shining bright, and though you cannot say honestly that it is feeling warm outside, it surely already looks that way. And every day with sunshine we should cherish around here!
I have part 3 of Shabby French style for you( and there will follow 3 more to complete the kit) and after this post I quickly will take another coffee and then get busy.
Have a wonderful day!
Download    PART 3 HERE

3 comments:

VJ's Scrap Room said...

Good morning Kyra:)
I am in a rush this morning...but wanted to stop in to say hi and also get the third part to your lovely kit.Thank you so much for sharing it with us.:)
Christy..my DD LOVES steam punk.She makes boxes and covers them with the designs.SO COOL!! Would love to see your kit and what you do with that style.:)
Gotta rush..going with my Mom to her Doctor's appointment this morning and then thrift storing after we stop for lunch.:) Should be a really nice day!!
Hope you have a wonderful day too...

Hugs,
Valinda

Edna B said...

Good afternoon. It's rather nice here, some sun and around 74 degrees F. We've been having a very relaxing time here and learning a lot. I have never tried the steam punk style, but shall give it a look.

As soon as I finish with my blog, I will take a look at Minky's place. It's good to know that things turn out well for nice people.

Enjoy the speedskating and have a wonderful day, hugs, Edna B.

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave in the DigiFree category today [08 Mar 12:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria