Wednesday, 24 March 2010

12 Xmas Cards +1 Get Well Card + 1 Wallet Card

Well Folks,

I have finally finished a batch of xmas cards, but dont worry I will only upload 4 of my favs. Its such a hectic time at the mo, what with the crafting, gardening and yesterday the shock news that my father in law had a heart attack, so this is the end of the crafting for this week.

I have used white card stock to make square cards, various backing papers, various co ordinating card stocks, ribbons, gems, buttons, flowers, sentiments and two lovely new images. One image is a Whimsy by Crissy Armstrong called Cool Ride & Accessories and the other is a Kraftin' Kimme by Crissy Armstrong (Cuties) called Tree Fairy.

I do hope you like these and hopefully I will be back again next week if all goes well, until then do take care and happy crafting, lol

Monday, 22 March 2010


Well Hi There Folks,

Got off to a fair start this week with the challenge set by Loretta last week, not as easy as it seemed for me but great fun in trying.

I have used a white rectangle card, 2 co ordinating shades of pink card stock, 2 co ordinating backing papers by Magnolia, various gem stones, 2 pink flowers, sentiments, 1 ribbon and a lovely new image my hubbie purchased for me at the weekend called Pepper and Friends.

I do love this image, such a sweet doggie and flutter bye, anyway hopefully we be back before the end of this week and until then do take care and happy crafting, lol

Friday, 19 March 2010

Flower Baskets for Easter

Hello Folks,

I know I have not posted for a while but have been extremely busy, bit like a headless chicken really, not sure which way is up. I am making lots of Christmas cards and I thought for a change a would make a couple of Easter Gifts to put some little eggs into for the girls.

I have used white card stock for the main boxes, green card stock, lilac card stock, cuttlebug with embossing folder of flowers, templates, gem stones and lilac copic pen for colouring flowers.

Using the template provided cut the box from one sheet of A4(white card stock), score the fold lines using a fine embossing tool, fold with the pencilled lines inside and glue the side flap in place. Close the lid to form the box shap. Turn upside down and glue the base onto the flaps - its a good idea to open the box and, using the end of a ruler, apply a small amount of pressure to the base flaps whilst the glue is wet.

From another sheet of card (lilac card stock) cut four of the smaller side panels, one 45mm square, two large and one small flower and a 15mm wide x 230 mm long strip (for the handle).
From another sheet of card (green card stock) cut four large panel mounts, one 50mm square mount, a few leaves and a 3mm wide x 230mm long strip (for handle).

Side and top panels: stamp onto each lilac panel or cuttlebug emboss and colour, attach to corresponding green mounts, then glue one panel to each of the box sides and lid.
Attach green strip to centre of lilac strip for handle. Cut a slit in the two box side flaps (close to the fold), feed the handle through and fix to the inside box sides. make sure the handle is high enough for the box lid to open under it.

Ink the petal edges of the flowers, score and curl to dimension them and add a gem to the centre. Arrange and glue the flowers and leaves to the box lid.
I do hope this is something you like and might have a try at and until next time, do take care and happy crafting.

Wednesday, 3 March 2010

LMC No 89

Hi Folks,

Not much going on I am afraid, just having a break but have tried this week's challenge set by Loretta, mind you only one card this time.

I have used white card stock to make the square card, purple and white polka dot backing paper, purple card stock, cream card stock, 2 backing papers free in a magazine (one being vellum), sentiments, gem stones, flowers, brads and a lovely image by anya.

I do hope you like this one as its meant to be girly and I did not wish to use pink and I love lilac's and purples. Until next time, do take care and happy crafting, lol