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***Christmas Giveaway Winner***

We have a winner!!!! ย A big thankyou to everyone who entered ๐Ÿ™‚

We put everyones names into a wooly hat and I got my daughter Sarah to pick one out….

Congratulations toย Debbie Hayslette, ย Debbie if you can email me at sarahjaneallan@aol.com I’ll get your felt bag sent out to you asap

Arts & Crafts, crafting, Mini Album, Paper Crafting, Projects, stamping, Tutorial

“Bunny Times” Snip and Fold Teeny Mini

I just couldn’t help myself….. I had to make another one ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย they are sooo addictive and I have really enjoyed making them.

This time I went for pink, then I found a cute rabbit, then it turned into a Spring~like “Bunny Times Mini”

I didnt give this one a chipboard cover, I just left it “as is” because the patterned paper is quite sturdy, I covered the edge with the gorgeous rosebud lace trim that Deb sent me.

Supplies Used :~

  • Prima Jack & Jill Collection “Daisy Dreams” 12 x 12 Paper Item #841621
  • Design House “Bunny Times” Sticker
  • Pink Trim Lace (from Deb)
  • La-Di-Dah Felted Stickers (from Deb)
  • Papermania Capsule Collection Pink Textured Cardstock (for the tags)
  • Stampin Up Beige Cardstock from the Earth Tones Pack
  • Papermania Flower Punch for the Tag Pulls
  • Glossy Accents
  • Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive
  • Extra Tacky Red Tape
  • Lil Davies Journalling Stamp
  • Memories Chalk Ink in Delicate Rose
  • Diamond Stickles

Arts & Crafts, crafting, Die Cutting, Gift Cards, Mini Album, Mulberry Flowers, Paper Crafting, Postcards, Projects, Tag Making, Tools, Tutorial

Snip and Fold Teeny Mini Album

This Project idea is by Laura Dennison at Follow the Paper Trail and it’s her 12th day of Christmas Snip and Fold Teeny Mini Album

Click HERE for the link to Youtube for Laura’s Tutorial.

I love how this little Mini turned out and really fancy making another one soon ๐Ÿ™‚

I have made a video and you can find it here, detailing everything that went into it

But for now I will leave a supplies List below of all the bits and bobs that I have used to make it

Supplies List :~

  • Scrapping within Reach 12 x 12 Double Sided Patterned Paper Carnival Ride “Ferris Wheel” Item #00540
  • XCut 3.2cm Dimensional Embossing Punch ~ Holly
  • K & Company Yuletide Adhesive Chipboard Pieces
  • Wild Orchid Crafts 3mm & 5mm Pearls & Stamens
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Foundation Roses and Cherry Blossom Mulberry Flowers
  • Sizzix Scalloped Edge Tag Die
  • Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive
  • American Crafts Textured Cardstock from the Neutrals Pack
  • Vintage Ephemera Postcards from The Fruit Pixie
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Bare Chipboard
  • Extra Tacky Red Tape

Arts & Crafts, crafting, Notepads, Paper Piecing

Gardening Forever.. Housework Whenever Notepad

We still have no heating… although the engineer is supposed to be here today between 12pm and 6pm, so until then, I have to craft in the lounge, as that’s where my workshop heaters will remain until the house gas central heating is resumed.

Remember that gardening paper stack, journalling spots and rub-ons I bought the other week half price.. well they were in amongst a pile of stuff I brought down from the workshop… so I decided to make a notepad with them today ๐Ÿ™‚ ย  I will be keeping the rest of them to make a gardening mini next year to record all the stuff I grow ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :~

  • Stampin Up Blue Cardstock from the Earth Elements Pack
  • Born to Shop “Go Green” A5 Patterned Paper & Glitter Transfer Stickers
  • Small Supermarket Notepad
  • Dimensional Adhesive Squares
  • ATG 700 Gun
  • Corner Chomper

Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Mini Cards, Paper Crafting

Happiness is….

Happiness is….. making “stuff” again ๐Ÿ™‚

I brought the kitchen table through into the warmth of the living room, headed up to my workshop, and brought an armful of supplies & tools down from the workshop.. I needed to craft ๐Ÿ˜‰

So here’s a wee card for starters, kinda reflects how i’m feeling at the moment, filled with happiness, making cards again.. ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :~

  • Papermania Capsule Collection “Sizzling Red Hot” cut to 8″ x 4″ to make a 4″ x 4″ card when folded.
  • Papermania Rose Garden 8″ x 8″ Paper and Diecut borders and icons Stack
  • Stampin Up Scalloped Edge Circle Punch
  • Papermania 1.6cm Midi Punch ~ Leaves
  • Papermania 1.6cm Midi Punch ~ Flower
  • Papermania 1cm Mini Punch ~ Flower
  • 1 ย x Tiny Pink Glitter circle for the flower centre
  • Glossy Accents
  • ATG 700 Gun
  • Dimensional Adhesive Squares

Arts & Crafts, crafting, Die Cutting, Fabric Flowers, Projects

Satin Flower Brooch

I’ve been trying to think of easy things to make down in the house until I can get back up to my workshop….

Our gas central heating broke down completely on Christmas Day, so we had to bring my Oil Filled radiator and my Fan heater down from the workshop to keep us warm… it’s amazing just how quickly a house cools down when you have no heating and its minus 8 degrees outside brrrrr….. ย ๐Ÿ™‚

So i’m in the house, watching everyones fab youtube videos and looking for things to make, that I dont have to bring tons of stuff down from the workshop…

This Satin Flower Brooch was the ideal starter…. I had already die cut the flowers from satin material, they just needed the ends sealed off with a naked flame & assembled with a brad and a brooch pin (I burned the edges a bit lol) but it looks fine as it’s just for me

Hope you all had a fabulous christmas ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :~

  • Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Die
  • Satin Material Greens (from the ยฃ1 shop)
  • Papermania Caspule Collection Sweetie Brads in Verde
  • 1 x Brooch Pin
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • a Naked Flame ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Christmas Giveaway

A Very Special Christmas Giveaway to all my lovely blog followers … fancy winning an owl felt shopping bag kit thingy? ๐Ÿ˜‰

All you have to do is leave me a comment below sharing theee most favourite part of your christmas dinner ๐Ÿ˜‰ ย  …. me?,ย ย I love the wee pigs in blankets (chipolata sausages wrapped in bacon) … oh and my mums christmas chicken soup (i’m making it as I type this out)…

Here’s the kit below, I’ll pick the winner in a couple of days time x