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

Happiness is….

Happiness is….. making “stuff” again 🙂

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 😉

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

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  x Tiny Pink Glitter circle for the flower centre
  • Glossy Accents
  • ATG 700 Gun
  • Dimensional Adhesive Squares

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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…..  🙂

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 🙂

Supplies List :~

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