Easter Basket

Hi Everyone..

It was my turn over on the Colourcraft Design Team Blog yesterday with a fun Easter Basket.. for the full blog post click here

Easter Basket

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Steampunk Christmas Tree Workshop

Hi Everyone,

It is hard to believe it is December already, the weeks are just flying in!

I was over in Edinburgh yesterday at Stampers Grove for a Steampunk Christmas Tree workshop and I thought I would share all the lovely trees made by all who attended πŸ™‚

I didn’t manage to get a picture of Rita or Isobel’s trees as they left before I got around to taking a picture of them but they looked lovely πŸ™‚

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Christmas Tree 6

Christmas Tree 4

Christmas Tree 3

Christmas Tree 1

I hope to start making some Christmas cards next week so will try and blog them as I go

Thanks for popping in

Sarah πŸ™‚

The Wee Gingerbread Man

Hi Everyone!

Happy Saturday to you all and I hope your weekend is positively wonderful!

It is that time of the month again and my turn over on the Colourcraft Design Team Blog

I have been having so much fun playing with Expandit this week and if you head on over to the blog you can see how I made this cute wee man πŸ™‚ >>>> Link HereΒ 

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Thanks for popping in

Sarah πŸ™‚

A Wee Pink Egg House

Hi Everyone!..

Happy Saturday to you all πŸ˜€

I have a wee pink egg house to share with you today, this is the first of 2 that I have to share, I still have the other one to decorate…

pink egg house

Supplies List..

  • Pink Egg House Β£1.00 from Hobbycraft
  • Paperartsy Snowflake and Blush Chalk Paint
  • Double Sided Tape 1/8th Inch
  • Tim Holtz Vintage Platinum Glitter
  • Styrofoam Eggs
  • Dina Wakeley Matte Medium

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I painted the whole house white first so that it did not alter the colour of the blush paint… left the inside white

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Hope you liked today’s project.. I also finished my G45 Safari Adventure mini album today too.. I will take photo’s of that tonight and do the blog post tomorrow

As always, thanks for popping round

sarah x

 

The Christmas Clay Vase

Hi Everyone..

Welcome to Day 11 of Blogmas!

Today I gave a clay vase that I bought a couple of years ago a bit of a festive makeover… it was looking a bit sorry for itself sitting up on the shelf in my shed.

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So… I gave it a layer of Deco Art Media White Gesso, dried it with my heat gun, then gave it a lick of Captain Peacock fresco finish chalk acrylic paint from paperartsy…

I wrapped some twine around the middle, painted a balsa wood star with Deco Art Media fluid acrylic metallic gold paint and placed a few sprigs of glittery foliage into it and we are done πŸ™‚

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I love making my own home decor for Christmas, makes it that wee bit special knowing its homemade…

As always thanks for popping round and if you fancy joining me tomorrow, I will have another festive project for you.

Sarah x

Masculine Christmas Gift Box

Hello Everyone!

A warm welcome to Blogmas Day 10! .. gosh we are into double digits now πŸ™‚ we have 14 more days left until Christmas Eve and of course the end of Blogmas!

Today I have a masculine gift box to share with you.. it started out as a plain brown hexagonal paper mache box…

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I half started making this the other night when I made a christmas card and mixed up too much of the light green paint, and instead of wasting it, I painted the lid of this box.

Supplies List :-

  • 1 x paper mache box
  • Paperartsy Hyde Park Semi Opaque Green Paint
  • Deco Art Media Tinting Base .. when I mixed it with the Hyde park it gave me the colour on the lid.
  • First Edition Wild at Heart 6×6 patterned paper stack (I love this stack)
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Black Tartan Ribbon from Stampers Grove
  • 3 x Painted Pinecones from Hobbycraft (you get 6 in a bunch)
  • Hot glue gun to stick the pinecones down

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Now that I am writing this blog post and looking at the picture I am wishing that I had edged all the paper panels and the edges of the lid with distress ink just to give it some definition..

As always, thank you for popping round and I will see you tomorrow for Day 11 πŸ™‚

Sarah x

Festive Tray

Hi Everyone!

Welcome to Blogmas Day 9!

I made it ….. by the skin of my teeth with today’s project πŸ™‚

I still have a few bits n bobs to add to this but it is almost there so thought I would share it as is..

I am at Stampers Grove tomorrow making festive trays with the lovely ladies and this is sample tray No. 2

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These trays are perfect for filling with goodies (tea/coffee/biscuits or toiletries/perfume/makeup or even sit a dolly or a big teddy in the middle and wrap up in cellophane with a big bow on top..

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I want to add some glittery snowflakes (using the Tim Holtz dies I used earlier in the week) along the outside edges just to finish this off but I will need to do that tomorrow morning.

I’m off to bed now as it is an early start for me in the morning, then I will see you all tomorrow evening for another blogmas project… I’m thinking it might be a gift box πŸ˜‰

As always, I appreciate you coming round

Sarah πŸ™‚