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Eye Spy with my Little Eye….. Something Begining with …. “S”

Hi everyone… its been a busy old weekend and my craft workshop has seen little or no action at all…. until tonight 🙂

This is another project I have designed and made for Wild Orchid Crafts, being part of the Wild Bunch Design Team over on Youtube this will be my 4th Project for the month of June.

Link to Youtube Video Here

Its a wooden “S” that I bought some time ago with a view to decorating it, and tonight was it’s night 😉

I love how it turned out… listed below are the products that I used to decorate and embelish it …

Wild Orchid Crafts Products :

  • FS-00224 2 Tome Champagne Pink Small Flat Gardenia Flowers 35-40mm
  • EX-00019 25mm Pink Tome Mulberry Roses
  • LL-00024 Mixed Leaves 50mm
  • LA-00042 White Insertion Anglaise Lace
  • PM-00019 25mm Miled Colour Wild Roses
  • EX-00008 15mm Pink Tone Mulberry Roses
Other Products used :~
  • Docrafts Artiste Rose Pink Acrylic Paint
  • Papermania Holographic Embossing powder
  • Versamark Pad
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scor-tape
Thanks so much for Stopping by 🙂
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Dream.. ..

This weekend is going to be great!   I ordered a few bits n bobs online last weekend… and they arrived today .. at work!  I cant tell you how hard it was sitting there working knowing that there were 2 boxes of goodies sitting right beside me lol 🙂

I popped up to the workshop for an hour, I didnt have a lot of time as I’m doing my taxi driver tonight!

This is the card I made.  ..


Supplies List :~

  • Bazzill Textured Cardstock in Baby Pink Light to make a card 6 x 4
  • Melissa Frances 5th Avenue Ephemera Stickers
  • Melissa Frances 5th Avenue Die Cuts
  • Melissa Frances Lula Patterned Paper #PA367
  • Ivory Seam Binding
  • Pink Rose Buds
  • Cotton lace Doilie
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Hot Glue Gun


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Shabby Chic Clothes Pins

Hi there everyone… I’m sooo excited with what I made in the workshop tonight that I was bursting at the seams to share these with you all 😉

Its another project for Wild orchid Crafts Youtube Design Team The Wild Bunch!

Decorative Clothes Pins:

Supplies List :~

  • Wooden Clothes Pins (pegs)
  • Patterned Paper
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Adhesive (I used glossy accents and multi matte medium to see what worked best)
  • Wild Orchid Crafts 15mm Roses in Pink/champagne Product Code EX-00008
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Hovis ~ Cat in a Bag

Hi Everyone… this is my second project for June designing for Wild Orchid Crafts for YouTube being part of the Wild Bunch Design Team.   Link to Video on how I put the layout together

I created this 12 x 12 Layout of Hovis, our Birman Cat… when my daughter was getting packed for her vacation last week, she had taken some new clothes that we had bought out of this huge brown paper carrier bag, and no sooner was it empty and Hovis jumped right on in there 🙂   So I quickly grabbed my camera and took a few pictures…

Wild Orchid Crafts Supplies Used :~

  • Trellis Roses 40mm Cream FM-00519
  • Foundation Open Roses 25mm FM00293
  • 5mm Self Adhesive Pearls SP-00007
  • White Poppy Flowers FS-00209
  • Mixed Colour Mulberry Rose Leaves 50mm
  • 15mm Foundation Roses EX-00008
  • Mixed Colour Summer Blooms 20 Colours 4cm / 1.6″
Supplies List Papers Etc…
  • Bazzill 12 x 12 Kraft Cardstock
  • Melissa Frances Patterned Paper “Bernice”
  • Scenic Route Chipboard Alphas
  • My Minds Eye Life Stories Cardstock Pack
  • Tim Holtz Black Soot & Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Copper Sewing Thread
  • Lindys Stamp Gang Sprays in Van Dyke Sepia, Tiget Lily Red Orange
  • Windsor & Newton Irridescent Medium
  • Scotch ATG Gun
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Plaid Acrylic Pain in taffy
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Wild Orchid Crafts Rolodex Challenge

Last week Natasha (YT: Enastasia) set all the design team members a June Challenge and it was to create and embelish a set of 7 Rolodex Dies using the goodies we received in our June Team Kit..

I created mine this morning and gave them a pale pink shabby chic feel and I’m really happy with how they turned out 🙂

Click here to watch the Youtube Video on how I created them… and also below for a full supplies list.

Wild Orchid Crafts Products :~

  • EX-00019 25mm Floral Foundations Pink Tone Mulberry Roses
  • EX-00008 15mm Floral Foundations Pink Tone Muberry Roses
  • FS-00245 White Sweetheart Blooms 1.5cm
  • LA-00019 1.5cm White Cotton Lace
  • LL-00024 50mm Mixed Tone Mulberry Leaves
  • SA-00002 White Stamens
  • FM-00473 Pink Rosebuds 0.8-1.0cm

Other Products Supplies List :~

  • Sizzix Rolodex Die 655762 Card Telephone and Address Die
  • Melissa Frances Lillian Patterned Paper #PA119
  • Docrafts Artiste Rose Pink Acrylic Paint
  • Papermania Holographic Embossing Powder
  • Versamark Watermark Stamp Pad
  • Heat Gun
  • Hot Glue Gun
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Mother McCartney’s Conditioning Powders

I’m playing catch up with this post, I made these cards last week, but i;m only just getting a chance just now to get the post written up this morning…

As luck would have it my phone alarm went off really early this morning 6.30 am eeek… so I had to run downstairs to switch it off, then the dogs started dancing around wanting out, so I just stayed up!

I must have been going through a green phase last week 🙂

Supplies Used :~

  • Scalloped Cardstock 5″ x 5″ (I bought a pack of 50 last week with envelopes)
  • Stampin Up Certainly Celery Cardstock
  • Melissa Frances Patterned Paper
  • Waltzing Mouse Stamps Rescue Remedy Stamp Set
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink in Olive Pastel
  • My Mind Eye LaPaperie (pressie from Crafty Helen)
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers & Pearl
Here is another from last week 🙂
Supplies List :~
  • Stampin Up Natural Ivory Cardstock
  • My Minds Eye La Paperie Patterned Paper
  • K & Company Flora and Fauna Cardstock Pack
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers, Seam Binding & Rhinestone
  • Thanks Again Stamp by American Crafts
  • Dimensional Adhesive
Thanks so much for dropping by…. Watch out next week for another project for Wild Orchid Crafts, a Rolodex Challenge for Wild Orchid Crafts and also Laurel’s Rolodex Swap.