|Nope, no button action happening here.|
And then I spent several frustrating hours trying to turn it into a proper button.
|Yet another fail!!|
My head nearly exploded, because I tried all these different online tutorials which provided 'simple instructions' but no matter what I did my button would not do anything but sit there and do nothing! So, how do you do it if you are very, very stupid (apparently) because I have copied and pasted the code, like they all told me, inserted my own links, like they all told me - and it has been nothing but fail, fail, fail!
So to hell with it for now. I only have so many hours of perseverance in me when sat at the computer. I have reached my limit.
Which gets me back to the button. Well, the (non) button says it all. I have been talking to a couple of friends about doing a Modern Christmas Tablerunner Swap. I was wondering if anyone else would like to join in? I expect it will be a very small swap as everyone is knee deep in projects right now. But that's okay. I am cool with that, because sometimes you get to know people better in a smaller swap.
The goal here is to create a Christmas themed runner but in a modern style. Christmas fabrics are not a requirement, nor is red and green the defacto colours of choice. I've created a mosaic of tablerunners I have seen on Flickr that I think meet the modern Christmas theme. I am sure you could find more, but I do like these.
Each participant would be required to make a tablerunner for a secret partner. Dimensions are up to the individual but I would say no narrower than 8", nor wider than 15". A minimum length of 24" and a maximum of 40". There would be a limit on extras to a homemade Christmas ornament or two - to keep the theme consistent - and maybe some scraps if you were so inclined.
If you are interested then please join the Flickr group I have set up here. Sign ups will be accepted until October 02, and partners will be assigned by October 05. Everyone would then have until the posting date of November 21 to create their tablerunners. Sign ups are open internationally, so that everyone is aware that they may have to post overseas.
Having recently joined in swaps where there were a number of people who were non-participants - they posted no inspiration mosaics, left not one comment on anything anyone was making, nor photos of what they were making either - I ask that anyone who would like to join this swap be aware that we are looking for active swap members. If you have not joined a swap before you are welcome, as long as you are aware that providing inspiration for your secret partner via Flickr and blog photos, posting favourites in Flickr, and/or creating a mosaic is required to be a member. Then jump in and leave comments on what the other members are making, and leave photos of your progress. If this feels like too much to you then this is probably not the swap for you. Apologies for my bluntness but it saves any disappointment on all sides later on.
And to those of you who I know so well, I am aware that you have taken on a lot of projects lately - please don't feel that I will be sat here, impatiently tapping my foot wondering why you haven't put your name down for this. We all have different commitments and each of us knows how much time we have available. I am just lucky in that I have cleared a number of things from my list of 'things to do' lately and believe that I have the time to do this. (Yeah, yeah, you can laugh at me later!)
And that is that. I need to post this before I chicken out!