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Amy Tangerine Pegs

I had a busy wee night up in the shed tonight…

I recorded a video on the mini I made yesterday for Youtube…

I entered a wee challenge online…

and I made some wee pegs….

Supplies List:-

  • Wooden Pegs
  • Claudine Hellmuth Multi Medium in Gloss
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Green Buttons
  • American Crafts Amy Tangerine Sketchbook Patterned Paper
  • Americana Cintron Green Acrylic Paint

then I tried making one using some of the Indigo Blu Yorkshire Dales Mica Flakes….

it’s certainly different 😉

Thanks for popping in everyone 🙂

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My Journal Book and a footnote

I made this cute little journal tag book up the shed today… it is this coming week’s Wild Orchid Crafts YT DT Project  🙂 Video now recorded and on Youtube here   It uses the stack the deck binding technique by Laura Dennison

I am also entering this wee spring-like mini journal book into the challenge this week over at Snazzy’s

I used the new Amy Tangerine 6 x 6 stack Sketchbook  inside the book… it has a lovely mix of vibrant colours.

The outside cover is from the very best of K & Company 12 x 12 Bumper stack, it kinda has an old school feel to it..

Its got loads of tags and pockets, and plenty of space for journalling & photographs.

Wild Orchid Crafts Products used :-

BLM-020 100 CORAL DECORATIVE MULBERRY PAPER FLOWERS

FS-00124 5 2-TONE BABY PINK/IVORY SUNFLOWER DAISY STEM FLOWERS

WT-00011 10 METRES AQUA DIVINE BAKERS TWINE (10.93 yards)

BM-00076 50 FOUNDATION WHITE DAISY BLOOMS (5cm / 2″)

FS-00044 50 WHITE MULBERRY PAPER SWEETHEART BLOSSOM FLOWERS

BO-00012 MIXED PINK BUTTONS – 30g (1oz US)

BO-00013 MIXED GREEN BUTTONS – 30g (1oz US)

Other supplies used :-

  • Kraft Envelopes
  • Kraft Cardstock for the tag inserts
  • Manilla Tags
  • American Crafts Amy Tangerine Sketchbook Paper
  • Basic Grey Stamp Set
  • Lily of the Valley Words for Tickets Stamp Set
  • Scortape, redline tape and hot glue gun
  • Frayed Burlap Distress Ink
  • Archival Black Ink

Thanks for popping over…

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A wee note…

for those that follow me on Twitter.. I have changed my twitter name to 3dogsand2kids to keep everything the same and

for those that follow my Ustream Channel my new Show name is “3Dogsand2Kids” and my channel name is SeafoamBlue.

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Shabby Wooden Photo Frame

Hi Everyone…

I have a lovely little wooden photo frame project for you this week as part of the Wild Bunch Youtube DT for Wild Orchid Crafts.

The Youtube Video can be found here and The Ustream Tutorial here

Wild Orchid Crafts Products used :

CAM-001 5 x SMALL RESIN BEAUTIFUL LADY OVAL CAMEO
BLM-020 100 CORAL DECORATIVE MULBERRY PAPER FLOWERS
LA-00011 1 METRE WHITE INSERTION AGLAISE LACE
PM-00106 Peach 2 tone Wild Open Roses 30mm
PM-00123 50 MIXED COLOUR MULBERRY PAPER TEA ROSES 25mm
BO-00012 MIXED PINK BUTTONS – 30g (1oz US)
FS-00198 40 MIXED PINK TONE MULBERRY PAPER LILY FLOWERS
BUD-088 50 DEEP PINK MULBERRY PAPER SEMI-OPEN ROSES – 8mm

other Products Used:-

  • Wooden Photo |Frame from http://www.indigoblu.com
  • Docrafts Artiste Linen Acrylic Paint
  • My Minds Eye Patterned Paper “be happy”
  • Red Line Tape and Hot Glue

Thanks so much for Popping over

Sarah

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Thanks and Happy Birthday Cards

Hi Everyone..  Monday again! nuff said 😉

Remeber the felt flower I made yesterday, I decided to make a wee card with it tonight and I kinda like the simplicity of it, I tried to layer cardstock in the same neutral colours as the felt flower…

Supplies List:-

  • Craft Card and matching Envelope
  • Bazzill textured Cardstock
  • Core-dinations Textured Cardstock
  • Felt
  • Tattered Florals Alterations Die
  • Stampin Up Happy Birthday Stamp
  • Ranger Sepia Archival Ink

Then I made a small Thanks Card… using up the scraps of Pink Cardstock left over from when I made my secret sister Box mini book

Supplies List :-

  1. Pearlescent Pink Cardstock
  2. Bazzill Textured Cardstock in various pink tones
  3. Martha Stewart Doily Lace Punch
  4. Technique Tuesday “Thanks” Stamp
  5. Black Archival Ink from Ranger
  6. Scortape

I enjoyed making these tonight and they will be heading down to Moffat soon to Daisy Bee Crafts

Thanks so much for visiting 🙂

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Candle Books and Felt

It’s been a lovely crafty sunday day today 🙂

I’ve made loads of things and had a good ole tidy up……… Again!

One of the first things I made this morning was a wee box to put a couple of candles in..

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • Echo Park For the Record Patterned Paper
  • Cherry Blossom and Cream Organza Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Stampin Up Four Frames Stamp Set and Matching Punch
  • Lace
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Clear Acrylic Sheet
  • Olive and Blue Candles

and then I made a dark Blue Polka Dot version with a light and dark blue candles

Supplies List :-

  • Echo Park Dots and Spots Patterned Paper
  • Once upon a time sticky ribbon
  • Cream Organza Ribbon and 2 x 10mm Blue & white roses from WOC
  • Lacey Pearly Ribbon
  • Stampin Up 4 Frames Stamp Set and Matching Punch
  • Clear Acrylic Packaging for the lid
  • Blue tone Candles

then I wanted to make another couple of notebooks….  the fist one has pink paper on the inside… (picked up a wee tip from Helen yesterday 😉

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • My Minds Eye Fine and Dandy Patterned Paper
  • Fuschia Pink Seam Binding
  • American Crafts Pink Glitter Thickers
  • Pink Paper

and then I made a little birdie one with green paper inside

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • Green Paper
  • Green Fibres
  • Pink Vinyl Thickers
  • My Minds Eye Fine and Dandy Patterned Paper

and then to finish off my day in the shed I made a wee felt flower with the Tim Holtz Alterations Die Tattered Florals and used some of the yummy felt that I bought from this Etsy Seller… The Dainty Paperie

Thanks so much for popping in 🙂

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Feeling Blue

Hi everyone… hope your all having a great weekend?   Just wanted to share a couple of things I made on Friday night…

On a bit of a blue kick at the moment… wonder what colour it will be next week 😉

First up I made another little gift bag..

Supplies List :-

  • Blue Textured Cardstock from Bazzill
  • Rosette Trim
  • Blue Seam Binding
  • 2 x Blue Gardenias from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • 2 x 10mm 2 tone Blue roses from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • 2 x Gypsophelia Stems from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Scortape and hot glue
  • 4 x eyelets

and then made another one of those wee hand bound notebooks 🙂

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • Echo Park Dots and Spots Patterned Paper
  • Blue Seam Binding
  • 2″ White Daisy from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Forget me not flowers from Etsy
  • Cartridge Paper

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Dinky Gift Bags

Hi Everyone…. guess what?      ……….    tomorrow is Friday 😉  woot!

For the last 2 nights I’ve been on gift bag making mode and I have managed to make some nice ones 🙂 so here they are…

I hope to get a tutorial up on ustream for them this weekend giving the dimensions etc and a template or two

First up is a Yellow Box with Lace Pearls, Gypsophilia and Roses with Seam binding handles

A green one with Rose Leaves, trellis rose, lily flower and green seam binding handles

A Dark Rose Pink Bag with cameo beige seam binding handles with a burlap and chiffon flower

a lighter pink bag with pink seam binding handles, cala lily flowers and a chiffon rosette

Next Seafoam Blue with Driftwood, seashells and pearls and baby blue seam binding handles

and finally an lovely wee orange bag with orange seam binding handles, and Velvet Maya Road Blossoms with brad centres

The tops of the gift bags are all punched with the Doily Lace Punch 🙂

Thanks so much for popping in

Sarah 🙂