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Monday, 21 May 2018

Happy Birthday


I would like to share this 21st birthday card I have recently finished  along with a matching money wallet I have used dies from different companies but they go together so well
I am adding this card into the following challenges
 http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ happy Birthday
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ favourite florals
http://seizethebirthday.blogspot.co.uk/  just a number
http://houseofcardschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ shaped card


Sunday, 20 May 2018

Wedding Keepsake Box Tutorial


Well wasnt the Royal Wedding splendid! A beautiful day for a beautiful couple!
I think we've all had a touch of wedding fever
Get ready for a long post with plenty of pictures
I will be sharing this on FB as I have had a lot of requests for these boxes





Crafters Companion Products used
Together forever signature collection
Forever in my heart die
Mr & Mrs die
Wings of love die
Tiara mine edgable die
Together forever papers
Die'sire Flowers for all occasions
Big Score
Centura Pearl card

1. cut box base from card 10" x 12" and score at 2" on each side and
make up like normal box base





2. Wrap over lid, cut card 15" x 9" score at 6 1/2" turn to opposite
edge and score at 6 1/2"



3. decorate  all  with pattened papers as shown



4.add sticky tape to bottom of box base and to the back of box base,
also use collal glue to give it a firm hold when making up.



5. place the base on the the wrap over lid making sure you have it
right up to the score line at the back and have 1/2 inch at the front
and sides.
6. remove the sticky tape and add glue to back of box then fold into
place the lid


7. Now you keepsake box is complete  decorate with forever together dies.

http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/ anything goes with patterned paper

Friday, 4 May 2018

Christening /Holy Communion



Its that time of year nearly ...for christening's and holy communions and i think this style card is suitable for both.
I am adding this card into the following challenges
https://craft-deebowz.blogspot.co.uk/p/challenge.html..handmade bow
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ add ribbon /lace
http://craftrocketchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ use embellishments
http://throughthepurplehazechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/  pearls and lace

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Poppy!



Sharing 2 cards made with the same stamp! 'Poppy' by Sheena Douglas ..has to be one of my favourites! coloured with SN pens both available at crafterscompanion.co.uk
I am adding them to the following challenges
http://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.co.uk/..anything goes
https://tuesdaytaggers.blogspot.co.uk/..natures beauty
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/...flower power
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/..flowers



GD for the Craft Challenge



I was super excited to be asked to be GD for Trimmies craft challenge, so here it is ! this is the Music Conductor from Star Stamps coloured using SN pens..how cute is he? all you have to do to enter the challenge is add a charm, I was lucky to find this one in my bit box..fits perfectly ! I cant wait to see all those wonderful entries hope you will play along

Challenge 465
Add A Charm

adding to the following challenges
http://starstampz.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/hand-colored-image-challenge.html

Saturday, 21 April 2018

National Tea Day


As today is National Tea Day I thought i would share my latest make.......a little tbag caddy and card
I have used
Vintage tea party signature collection
Big Score
Centura Pearl card
Papers from Vintage Tea party
Collall glue

all from www.crafterscomapion.co.uk
I am adding these into the following challenges
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/..add a die cut
http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/..anything goes
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/..patterned papers
http://creataliciouschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ optional dies any thing goes
http://a-step-in-the-darkness.blogspot.co.uk/.. optional dies any thing goes


I am adding the instuctions as how to make the box to my post  as someone asked for it:










Non card project..National Tea Day...tbag dispenser
Crafters Companion Products used
Vintage tea party signature collection
Big Score
Centura Pearl card
Papers from Vintage Tea party cd 
Collall glue


1 cut a piece of A3 Centura pearl card 32cm x16 cm and score at 2-10-17-25 turn and score at 2 cm (bottom of box)
2 cut 2 squares 8cm x 7cm to use for base of box inside and outside to neaten and strengthen box.
3 Follow marking on diagram and fold up and adhere the second panel as shown, this gives a neater finish to opening
4 box lid cut 2 pieces of card 12cm and 11cm,score at 2cm on each side
5 Print papers from crafters Inspiration magazine cd 17 vintage tea party and decorate finish off using vintage tea party signature dies.
6. use up any remaining papers to make a matching card.

Thursday, 29 March 2018

spring flowers








A special bespoke card made with matching box, I have used perfect partners wild briar rose from Sheena Douglas, coloured with spectrum noir pens and sparkle overlay
I am adding this card into the following challenges
http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ handmade flowers
https://creativecrafterschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ anything goes
http://dreamvalleychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ spring colours