Wednesday, 30 March 2016

There's Bugger All Down Here on Earth

The final topic for March on Wicked Wednesday is Lots of Glitter.
Ahhhhhhh, the milky way (the chocolate, as well as the cosmic phenomena).

Anyone remember the Galaxy song by Monty Python's Michael Palin from the film Meaning of Life?

Whenever life gets you down, Mrs.Brown
And things seem hard or tough
And people are stupid, obnoxious or daft
And you feel that you've had quite enough

Just remember that you're standing on a planet that's evolving
And revolving at nine hundred miles an hour
That's orbiting at nineteen miles a second, so it's reckoned
A sun that is the source of all our power

The sun and you and me and all the stars that we can see
Are moving at a million miles a day
In an outer spiral arm, at forty thousand miles an hour
Of the galaxy we call the 'milky way'

Our galaxy itself contains a hundred billion stars
It's a hundred thousand light years side to side
It bulges in the middle, sixteen thousand light years thick
But out by us, it's just three thousand light years wide

We're thirty thousand light years from galactic central point
We go 'round every two hundred million years
And our galaxy is only one of millions of billions
In this amazing and expanding universe

The universe itself keeps on expanding and expanding
In all of the directions it can whizz
As fast as it can go, the speed of light, you know
Twelve million miles a minute and that's the fastest speed there is

So remember, when you're feeling very small and insecure
How amazingly unlikely is your birth
And pray that there's intelligent life somewhere up in space

'Cause there's bugger all down here on Earth

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Yoda and an Egg

What an ace theme - Star Wars, on Wicked Wednesday! My husband is a fan and he told me he wants to see Yoda.

And this is an iris folded tag I made for Tag Tuesday, where the theme is Eggs:

Thursday, 17 March 2016


This week's prompt on Wicked Wednesday is Spring Time. As it's on the eve of St Patrick's Day, so be it. That holiday is as spring as it gets. So have a jolly St. Patrick's!

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Little Fun Инчиковый Проект - Март

Никогда не понимала, что такое "женственность". Единственную разницу, которую я вижу между мужчинами и женщинами это биология и химия. У меня хромосомы ХХ, у мужа XY. А кроме этого никакой разницы.
Я о чём-то волновалась, когда фотографировала этот инчик так, что поставила его вниз головой. Волнения - химия. Не перефотографировала потому, что смешно. Юмор - химия.
С 8ым мартом всех ХХ хромосомщиц и Little Fun, у которого первая тема - Моя женственность!

Вторая тема в этом месяце - Моя мечта. Моя - золотая рыбка.

На третий понедельник, у Little Fun Моя печаль. Вот, как-то так моя:

И последняя тема - Моя любимая шутка. Конечно прогноз погоды, а что ещё?

Friday, 11 March 2016

Green & Gold

This week's theme on Wicked Wednesday is Green & Gold. I stayed away from the predictable Aussie images. Instead, I have a contour-quilled green leaf using gilt-edged strips, on a background of fine (almost tissue like) green and gold paper (just happened to be gold leaves on dark green).

Also entering this ATC into Brown Sugar challenge Green and Gold.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Letter Stamp

This ATC is cross stitched on 28 count linen. I did it one over one, that is - 28 tiny stitches per inch using one strand (and several magnifiers). Entering it into ATC Around the World's Anything Goes with Option Letter Stamp March challenge.

Sunday, 6 March 2016

A Yummy Colour Challenge

ATC's mit Herz have a new challenge for the month, involving a colour palette.
Tuesday is 8th March - International Women's Day. This holiday is not celebrated down here, but I've lived in Europe and know all about it. In time for this day, I have an ATC full of chocolates and completely empty of calories.

Happy 8th March!

Side view

This is the colour palette. I promise the colours in real life are much juicier and closer to this palette, just couldn't get the photography right.

Friday, 4 March 2016

Girly...... ugh.......

Yeeee, yuck, girly, phooey......    Oh well, I gave an oath to collect 52 ATC by the end of the year, for better or worse. When the Girly theme came up on Wicked Wednesday, just so happened I was given some promo swapping cards at the supermarket. When I saw this slide from Beauty and the Beast, I knew it's going on my girly ATC.

My weekly tag for Tag Tuesday, where the theme this week is Curls and Swirls. Made with gilt edged quilling paper. I made a smaller one last year, which you can see here.