Family Holiday to Far North Queensland, part 1

You may remember in my last post, I made a tropical-inspired birthday card for my sister, as we were going to be celebrating her birthday in the tropics? Well, that’s what we did last week! And since I haven’t done much creative work lately, I thought I’d share some photos with you instead 🙂

Along with my parents, and my sister and her family, we enjoyed 5 days of family holiday. We all arrived in Cairns, Far North Queensland, at various times last Sunday. We were the last to arrive, picked up our hire car from Europcar (no affiliation, just got a good price and the car served us well!) and drove the short distance from Cairns airport to The Holiday Inn (again, no affiliation, but they looked after us very well).

It was lovely to quickly catch up with everyone, and briefly plan our first day…

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Card Making, Part 1

With my sister’s birthday coming up shortly, I thought it was time to have a go at making her a card. I have purchased packs of plain cards in the past, ready to do just this, but haven’t done anything about it! They are quite cheap to buy from the discount stores or department stores (like KMart) and make such a difference to a hand-made card.

Card making with blank cards

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