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Christmas Penguins

Just a quick post for today… sharing some penguin gift tags for Christmas pressies, featuring the lovely little “let it Snow” stamp and die set from Clearly Besotted Stamps

blue penguin tags

 

supplies list for blue penguin tags:-

  • Dark Craft Cardstock 280 gsm from http://www.annamariedesigns.co.uk
  • My Minds Eye Coredinations Cardstock
  • Lifestyle Crafts Snowflakes die set
  • Papermania Ticket Die
  • Silver Glittered Paper from the kids craft section in Tesco
  • Clearly Besotted Let it Snow Stamp and Die Set
  • Aqua Rhinestones from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Stampin Up Indigo Island Ink
  • Versamagic Aspen Mist Chalk Ink
  • Versamark Ink Pad & Silver Pearl EmbossingPowder
  • Diamond Stickles
  • True Hemp Crafters Cord
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Hero Arts Tide Pool mid tone Shaddow Ink

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then I made some in green 🙂

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I think the blue ones are my fav’s, what ones do you like best?

Supplies List for Green Tags

  • Dark Craft Cardstock 280 gsm from http://www.annamariedesigns.co.uk
  • Jillybean Soup Coredinations Cardstock
  • Lifestyle Crafts Snowflakes die set
  • Papermania Ticket Die
  • Green Glittered Paper from the kids craft section in Tesco
  • Clearly Besotted Let it Snow Stamp and Die Set
  • Green Pearls and Rhinestones from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Stampin Up Indigo Island Ink
  • Versacolor Laurel Leaf Chalk Ink
  • Diamond Stickles
  • True Hemp Crafters Cord
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Hero Arts Forever Green mid tone Shaddow Ink

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thanks for popping round

Sarah

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Reindeer Christmas Tags

Hi everyone!

I hope you are having a great weekend!….. I’m off work on holiday next week and I am sooo looking forward to the break, my plan is to spend some quality time up in my wee shed making christmas cards, I plan to make handmade cards to send to the family, friends and neighbours this year…. lets face it, I have enough card, paper and envelopes in my shed to last the next 20 christmas’s!!

Today I made tags, reindeer tags.. my new clearly besotted stamp and die sets arrived last week from their latest release.. I love them!   …. So I plan to enter my wee reindeer tags into their November Challenge over on their blog 🙂

Challenge

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supplies :

  • Dark Kraft Cardstock
  • We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper & Scallop Chomper
  • Natural Hessian Twine
  • Stampin Up White Ink
  • Clearly Besotted In Stitches Stamp & Die Set
  • Hero Arts Shaddow Ink : Cup o Joe, Black and Real Red
  • SEI Silver Valley Patterned Paper

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Thanks for popping round and I hope to see you next week with some more christmas/holiday cards and projects 🙂

Sarah x

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Forty Butterflies

Happy Sunday everyone  🙂

I spent most of today in my wee shed….. mostly tidying, cleaning and trying to find homes for the goodies I have bought recently.. and came to the conclusion that, I need to stop buying crafty goodies and use up the stuff I have bought lol…  {{pig’s might as well fly}} cause we know that won’t happen 😉

I did however manage to made a few bit’s n bob’s whilst I was up there, mainly trying out new embossing folders and dies… and here’s what I made

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Supplies List :-

  • White heavyweight cardstock for the card base
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral Ink
  • Stampin Up Summer Starfruit Ink
  • Cas-ual Friday’s Stamp Set called WTF?
  • Unibal Signo Broad White Pen
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral Cardstock
  • Stampin Up Banner Die
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly Die
  • Dots Embossing folder that I bought at the craft fair yesterday
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

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then I tried out another embossing folder and the larger of the 2 butterfly dies

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  • Swirly leafy embossing folder
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly stamp and die set
  • Baja Breeze Ink from Stampin Up

then I made a couple of tags…

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Supplies for the tag on the left

  • 1 x White Tag
  • Clearly Besotted Butterfly,  Leafy Accents Die and Stamp Set
  • Stampin Up White Ink
  • Uniball Signo White Pen
  • Distress Stain in Tea Dye and Scattered Straw
  • Stampin Up Calypso Coral and Lucky Limeade Stampin Write Markers

Supplies for for the tag on the right

  • 1 x White Tag
  • Clearly Besotted Butterflystamp and die set
  • Basic Grey Mint Julep 6 x 6 patterned paper
  • Stampin Up Pool Party Ink around the edges

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thanks for popping round

Sarah 🙂

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Vintage Tags

Hi everyone…

It’s a bank holiday here in Scotland, and what better way to spend it after the cleaning was done, than a spot of crafting… so up to my wee shed i went!

I’m busy finishing off a fabric journal that I started last year.. I think another couple of days and it’ll be done.

I made some fabric tags for it today, using some of the gorgeous vintage lace that I bought from Etsy.com store Lavish Laces.

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Supplies used :-

  • Ranger Tags
  • Stampin Up Box Template kit
  • Fabric
  • Vintage Laces from Etsy Store Lavish Laces
  • Burlap
  • Seam Binding
  • Crafty Secrets Stamp Set
  • Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
  • Heart Punch
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Self Adhesive Pearls
  • Colall Glue from Wild Orchid Crafts

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You can get the kit for the boxes from Stampin Up, it comes with Diecut doilies,feathers, etc plus buttons, twine and gift cards.. if you are in UK and fancy one, my Stampin Up Demo Helen Anderson’s link is in my side bar.

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Love how the burlap transforms an ordinary tag into something quite different…

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thanks for popping in

Sarah 🙂

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Christmas Distress Tags

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a great weekend!

I uploaded a video onto youtube this morning showing all the scrummy goodness from my latest Design Team package from Wild orchid crafts… click here to watch.

Today’s project is made on behalf of the Wild Orchid Crafts Youtube Design Team is Christmas Distress Tags using the Tim Holtz Artful Dwellings Die.

Not only could these be used for attaching to christmas presents, but you could also use them as a tree decoration too!

 

I ran all 3 tags through a Sizzix snowflake embossing folder, they all have the same distress crackle paint and distress rock candy glitter application applied, using different distress inks and stains for a different look.

First up I made this little red tag..

 

Supplies used :-

  • Tim Holtz Artful Dwelling Die
  • Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
  • Big Shot
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distres Stickles Dry Glitter in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distress Stain : Barn Door, Tea Dye
  • Distress Ink : Festive Berries and Vintage Photo & Gathered Twigs
  • Red iridescent Snowflakes Ref CX-00049 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Gold Decorative Bells Ref : CX-00072 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Silver Seam Binding SB-00020 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Burlap
  • Authentique Noteables Collection : Wonder Item # DW0005

 

Then I made a little brown tag…

 

Supplies used :-

  • Tim Holtz Artful Dwelling Die
  • Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
  • Big Shot
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distres Stickles Dry Glitter in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distress Stain : Gathered Twigs
  • Distress Ink : Gathered Twigs and Walnut Stain
  • Red Wiiden Star embelushment  ref : CX-00069 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Silver Seam Binding Ref : SB-00020 from Wild orchid Crafts (see above tag info  for inks.stains used to dye this)
  • Authentique Noteables Collection : Wonder Item # DW0005
  • Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher stapler

 

and finally a nice festive green tag…

 

supplies used :-

  • Tim Holtz Artful Dwelling Die
  • Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
  • Big Shot
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distres Stickles Dry Glitter in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distress Stain : Evergreen Bough, gathered Twigs
  • Distress Ink : walnut stain and crushed olive
  • Gold Bow ref : RB00133 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Gold Decorative Bells Ref : CX-00072 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Authentique Noteables Collection : Wonder Item # DW0005
  • Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher Stapler

 

The video for this weeks distress christmas tags on Youtube can be found here

Thanks for popping round everyone and have a wonderful weekend!

Sarah x

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Shabby Tag ‘n’ Bag

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Saturday everyone, I hope you are all having a lovely day wherever you may be..

Today is my son’s 18th birthday and I have been busy making his birthday card early this morning in the shed, then back down to the house to make his birthday breakfast..

I’m making lasagne for dinner tonight and the kitchen smells amazing 🙂 … I managed to sneek a cheeky wee hour up in my shed this afternoon to make something “shabby” and this is what I came up with..

I decorated a glassine bag to make it into a little tag bag 🙂 the tag that fits inside this is a little bit larger than Tim’s No. 8’s … I got mine from Natasha and I love the size of them!

 

 

Supplies used :-

  • Glassine Bag bought off ebay (I’ve got about 750 left so I better get cracking making more lol)
  • Pink Lace
  • Velvet forget me not flowers
  • Tag
  • Patterned Paper
  • Cosmo Cricket Stickers from the Clementine Range
  • Vintage buttons
  • Silver Holographic Butterfly from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Pink Grosgrain Ribbon
  • White Paint
  • Small Tag painted with antique white acrylic paint
  • diamond stickles
  • Scortape, Scotch Quick Dry, Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Tim Holtz Border Strip Dies & Big Shot
  • Paper Doily from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Papermania Large White Daisy Flower
  • Cinnamon Chalk Ink from Versa Color
  • Glossy Accents and Hot Glue Gun
  • Papermania Vintage 6 x 6 paper stack
  • Pink Pearlised Cardstock

 

 

 

Hope you have a wonderful weekend…. i’m looking forward to some chocolate birthday cake later this evening 😉

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Summer Butterfly Tag

Hi Everyone…  I hope you are all having a lovely weekend!

It’s our town gala day today and it looks like it might just be a bit of a wash out… the Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning for rain today and I was hoping it would stay off long enough and not spoil the Gala Day procession and festivities… but half an hour ago the heavens opened, and I mean opened and this was the view outside my wee shed!  Great big huge raindrops.. and torrential!

I’m wondering if the gala day is cancelled now… will find out soon as hubby is just popping out in the car to drive our son to work.

Anyway.. enough about horrid weather and onto a lovely summery tag!

This is my June Design Team Challenge for the Wild Orchid Crafts Youtube Design team, The Wild Bunch.

The challenge was to use products that you have not used in a while… I chose Venise Lace Applique, Seam Binding and Skeleton Leaves and this is what I came up with… the video is already up on Youtube if you fancy a wee watch, I go through the process of making it.

Wild Orchid Products used :-

FS-00057 50 Ivory Sweetheart Blossom
FS-00045 50 Pink Sweetheart Blossom
FS-00055 50 2 Tone Light Plum Sweetheart Blossom
LL-00004 100 Pink Skeleton Leaves
Venise Lace Butterfly – Currently out of stock
SB-00014 Pink Tulip Seam Binding

other Products used :-

  1. Manilla Tag
  2. Burlap, Peach Felt and wadding
  3. Sewing machine, & thread
  4. Gutterman Rocailles (seed beads) 9/0 in yellow/clear
  5. Tim holtz Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
  6. Dylusions Pomegranite Ink Spray
  7. Stampin Up Ruby Red Stampin write marker
  8. Rose Fabric Scrap (to use it up)
  9. Versa color Ash Rose Chalk Ink
  10. Stampers Best Cherry Blossom Branch Stamp
  11. Cosmo Cricket Tiny Type Stockers 373
  12. Hot Glue Gun & Scor Tape

Thanks for Popping in ….. Sarah 🙂