Sunday, 19 August 2012

Exciting times

Well, the truth is, my friends, that I've been struggling to keep up!  Since my last post, I had a very successful day at our village art show (can it really be two weeks ago...?), after which I spent several days quilling at high speed to try and replace all the cards and earrings I had sold!

It's high summer here in the UK, with some hot sunny weather at long last - so I've also been enjoying several days out and a relaxing weekend away in the country with friends.

I'm still experimenting with digital art whenever I get a chance - here's another of my cards which combine a simple flourish of quilling with a photographic image that I've processed in Photoshop. This one was a special order, made recently for a friend.

PLUS, I'm working hard in my new role as a member of the Quilling Guild committee, trying to spread the word about the benefits of membership ... you'll be reading LOTS more about this in the weeks and months to come.

Meanwhile, I'm also putting the finishing touches to my competition entries which I'll be taking to the Guild's annual Meeting and Display of Work in four weeks' time.

So, these are exciting times indeed!  One day soon, I hope to get back into my normal routine of trying out new ideas with experimental quilling, and posting them regularly on my blog.  But it isn't going to happen for a few more weeks.

I'll leave you with another picture, which was taken at the recent quilling workshop that I gave at a local care home for the elderly (that's my mother in the picture, by the way!)  Doing that workshop was a challenging experience, to say the least - but it was rewarding, too, and I hope to do some more quilling with the residents there later in the year.

So you haven't heard the last of me just yet!!


8 comments:

  1. I look forward to seeing all your hard work at the AGM Philippa.

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  2. nice to hear from you, been wondering how you've been doing with all your activities,congrats on your class and achievements, hope you dont get to overwhelmed!
    nice card!!!!
    Hugs
    Paula

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  3. This is all good, but keep an eye on your health and rhythm. Take a break from time to time. Hugs.

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  4. Hello,I hope you are all right and congratulations for all your activities!
    Lovely combination of colours-the card has your style,so nice.

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  5. I love all your quillings, yours cards are always beautiful. I make quilling card too, but I've never showed their on my blog. At this time I blog about fashion. I hope you visit and you like it :)

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