I have made a tag with my new stamps from Indigo-blu.
If you are cat owner you will know all about this!
I smooshed some Blueprint Sketch ink over my mat, spritzed it and ran the tag through it. A checkered stamp made a wall and I added little bit of muslin inked black.
I used a dots stencil and a white pen to give some highlights then spattered some black paint.
The cats were stamped and fussy cut and then I coloured in a few cats. I cut the sentiment up to spread it out a bit.
I am also sharing a drink, a meal and some photos from our visit to Nottingham with Bluebeard and Elizabeth for T stands for Tuesday. It's a celebration day today!
We arrived at lunch time and met my Uncle and Aunt for lunch but I was too busy catching up that I forgot to take any photos!!
It was lovely to see them as it was about seven years since we had last met.
Later in the day we caught a bus from our hotel into Nottingham centre.
We headed for the Lace Market Quarter, which was once the site of many lace factories but now is a much modernised area.
St Mary's church still looks impressive but had shut for the evening when we got there! It is the largest Mediaeval building in Nottingham
It was good see that many of the buildings had been converted into apartments.
The old Unitarian church has been converted into a restaurant
There is a beautiful window that we ate directly under.
Designed by Philip Burne Jones for Morris and Company, it is what has made the church a listed building. Nottingham council owned the building and £2,000,000 was spent on the renovations by Pitcher and Piano and they have preserved most of the original features.
These would have been great otherwise…
We both chose a club sandwich with fries and although the fries were delicious they didn't all get eaten.
Our drink was waterYes, hubby did have that resigned look on his face!!!
The table had this lovely candle in a cage
The next morning we went back into the city centre and went to the castle area - many changes here too!
They have imported a house from another area and also moved the road away from Robin Hood's statue
I still haven't managed to get inside this pub!!
We didn't have time this visit to look around the castle.I had hoped to go in the grounds but it is now part of the admission price. When I was younger my family would eat a picnic in the grounds before going in the castle.
We went back past the Council House where they are preparing for Nottingham by the sea!!
This theatre used have great pantomimes as well as plays and concerts.
I hope you have enjoyed this quick tour - I still have Southwell and Lincoln to show you!
I hope you will be tempted to 'Make Us Smile' at TIOT
Of course you can always bring your drink along to The Altered Book Lover
Thanks for looking, Chris