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Game of Thrones Fans

Last summer I was lucky enough to go on a cruise around the British Isles!  Okay Okay, I admit it, I wasn’t merely lucky…………I was SUPER LUCKY.  Anyway, one day we took a tour from Belfast, Ireland out to Giant’s Causeway.  On the way back, the bus stopped for a bathroom break.  Those of us opting out of the twenty minute bathroom line up, were treated to an add on to the tour.  The tour guide led us over to the Fullerton Arms pub where we were able to see one of the ten hand carved doors given by the Game of Thrones production company to pubs around Ireland.    The wood from the doors was reclaimed from fallen trees (courtesy of Storm Gertrude) located at the “Dark Hedges” location of the show.  The scenes carved on the doors  are from scenes of the sixth season of the Game of Thrones.  In the interest of full disclosure,  I am not a Game of Thrones fanatic, but I am a Scrapbook fanatic and I thought there might be a great layout in the making here, and besides, I didn’t have to “pee” at that moment.

I already had the background paper from Ella and Viv and knew it couldn’t be more perfect for the layout.  I even reclaimed a feather pen from my reject pile  of embellishments and fixed it up with Indigo Blu guilding flakes.   So, I too, did my part with some recycling of my own!  The small picture of the “Dark Hedges” was taken from the Game of Thrones website.




Coffee Lovers Bloghop-Day 5

I am late posting a card to the bloghop today.  I can either get dressed before noon and get to work or I can make a card…………..can’t seem to do both  I did manage to get one made  this evening.  Trouble is that the card uses shiny cardstock and I had to use the flash to photograph it.  Bad combination to get a great photo.

I had this beautiful fall paper from Ella & Viv and it made me think about all the leaves that will need to be raked soon.  That gave me the idea of making a coffee gift card to give to  the person who will come to help me rake my leaves………………..then I woke up and realized that no one is coming to help me with the leaves.  Oh well, at least I can enjoy a great cup of coffee before starting on the fall clean up.