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Chocolate Box Toadstool

Chocolate Box Toadstool.

Hi Everyone!

Happy Sunday to you all, hope you have had a lovely crafty weekend!

Yesterday I drove all the way up to Turriff in Aberdeenshire to a fabulous wee craft shop called Madhatters, where I did a Demonstration for Indigoblu.   It was worth the 6 hours driving and 320 odd miles round trip!

madhatters

Wendy the shop owner was brilliant and kept all the ladies going with cups of tea, then we had a lovely wee buffet lunch (I even got a wee doggy bag to take with me for my drive home)!    So a special thank you to Wendy for your hospitality and fabulous wee craft shop.

I bought a couple of these toadstools, they have the best selection of decopatch shapes, boxes & things I have ever seen and just had to bring these home with me… so guess what today’s project was 😉

decopatch toadstool

I used the following Indigoblu Products to transform this wee cutie!

  • Indigoblu Flitterglu, Phat Foam & Scoochie.
  • Indigoblu Chocolate Box Megaflake
  • Indigoblu Snow White Metallic Cottage Acrylic Paint
  • Indigoblu “Enjoy Life” Stamp Set .. using the “With Love” Stamp
  • Stazon Ganache Ink
  • Stitched Tag Die

Here is the wee toadstool transformed into something rather special, I love this and will be making another one very soon which will travel with me to Indigoblu Demonstrations around Scotland.

Toadstool1

 

That’s me for today.. hope you enjoyed today’s project..

I will be back on Wednesday over on the Indigoblu Blog with a lovely project made with one of the brand new stamp releases

As always, thanks for popping round

Sarah xx

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Remember you are Loved

I hope you all had a great weekend.

It is my turn for the design team post over on the Indigoblu Blog today, so I thought I would share them over here too.    First of all I have an 8″x 8″ Card to share using the new Limor Webber Circles stamp set and the sentiment from the Becca Stamp (both available to pre-order now on the Indigoblu shop.

Limor Circles Card

Here is a peek at the stamps which are available to pre-order through the Indigoblu website.

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I also used this stamp set plus the new Becca Stamp on this 5″ x 7″ Canvas

becca

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Hope you liked this week’s projects… I am out and about this weekend demonstrating with Indigoblu, I will share the details tomorrow evening 🙂

Thanks for popping round

Sarah 🙂

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The Bird, The Box and The Bauble.

Hi Everyone!

Hope you are all well .. can you believe December is here already!

I have a few Christmas sparkles to share with you today, and to say that I won’t be around on my blog much between now and the new year, I have a lot of stuff happening.

My husband broke his leg in two places the other week, and will be off his work for the next 6 weeks, which means, my workload has increased… Hospital appointment with the consultant to see if they are going to operate/pin/plate the bones to stabilize tomorrow.

I was at the dentist on Monday… I’m on antibiotics for a week as I have an infection in my jaw from a broken crown (just my luck!) and I go to the dentist on Monday to have the root removed (not looking forward to it one bit!)

I will be busy between now and the end of December preparing samples for Indigoblu for their CHA releases, which unfortunately I can’t share.    However there will be a blog post from me every Tuesday over on the Indigoblu Blog and another card share on the challenge blog around the 19th December.

My Indigoblu Demonstrations have now finished for the year and I have one final workshop to do this Saturday over in Edinburgh for Stampers Grove,  there are still a few spaces left if you fancy joining me making Christmas shaker cards, money wallets, gift card holders and Christmas tags!

Phew!.. and did I mention in amongst all the December mayhem, I still have to make my own  Christmas cards for friends and family and do all of my Christmas gift shopping  eek!

Now onto my sparklies…

A christmas pillow box

Pillowbox 1

 

The Bird, The Box and The Bauble

bird box and bauble

 

Gift Box

box

 

Glass Bauble

bauble

bauble 2

As always, thank you so much for popping round and for all your support this year.

Sarah x

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Indigoblu Demonstration Day Gourock – Saturday 15th November 2014

Hi there everyone…

Just an update to let you know where you can find me this Saturday 🙂

Join me for an Indigoblu demonstration day on Saturday 15th November 2014 from 10am till 4pm at Lunderston Bay,  by  Gourock at the Craft Shop at

Cardwell Garden Centre:

Lunderston Bay
By Gourock
Inverclyde
Scotland
PA19 1BB
Telephone: 01475 521 536
Fax: 01475 521 339
Email: info@cardwellgc.co.uk
Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm Sat & Sun 9am-6pm

I will be demonstrating the brand new Christmas stamps, Flitterglu, Megaflakes, English garden cottage paint, the new metallic paints, Slap it on starter kit with Chrsitmas Decorations and much more.

Look forward to meeting everyone who can make it along.

Sarah

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Christmas Tree-o

It is my turn over on the Indigoblu blog today and here is the project I made..

I picked up a bag of 6 christmas trees in three different sizes, assembled & glued them, then left them to dry..

christmas trees

Each tree was given a layer of gesso and individually painted in cottage garden paint & metallic paint..

Christmas Trees 2

The stems were painted, then I ran some double sided tape down each one and sprinkled with silver glitter and the bases coated with shaved ice

Christmas Trees 3

supplies list :-

  • Wooden christmas tree set from Strikes/Klondyke Garden Centres
  • Indigoblu Cottage Acrylic Paints : Snow White, Cinderella, Emerald City, Grandmas Teacup & Iced Pink Gem
  • Indigoblu Gee-Sso Good Gesso in White
  • Flitterglu Starter Kit
  • Circle Dot Background Stamp
  • Stampendous Shaved Ice
  • Buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Green Sequins
  • Clear Rhinestones
  • Self Adhesive Pearls
  • Indigoblu Silver Glitter
  • Blue Mica Powder

christmas trees 5

 

I hope you like the wee trees this week, these will be coming along with me to my demonstrations this month 🙂

Christmas Trees 4

 

as always, thanks for stopping by and for your support

Sarah 🙂

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Christmas Keepsake Workshop – Saturday 8th November 2014

Join me next Saturday 8th November 2014 from 11am till 1pm at Stampers Grove where we will be creating lovely wee Christmas keepsake boxes.   Call James or Emma on 0131 221 9440 to book a place

Christmas Keepsake Flyer 8th November

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Halloween Pumpkins and Treat Holders

Hi everyone!

It has been a busy old weekend, and here I am sat on a Sunday evening catching my tail and getting up to date before another brand new sparkly week starts!

Last week I was on Shortbread making mode, I baked a lot all in aid of a fabulous cause, Macmillan Cancer Care.    My friend at work was holding a fundraising coffee morning from 10am till 12pm on Saturday, so I popped along and had tea and cakes with everyone.. what a great morning it was too, i got to catch up with many friends!

After the coffee morning I headed over to Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh where the Ross Papercraft Show was taking place from 10 till 3pm … it was a great afternoon, I got to stock up on cardstock, bought sequins, and also managed to buy a stamp and embossing folder set I had been after for a looong time from Stampers Grove, had no idea they even had it 😉

I also picked up the latest Workshop timetable … going to try and get along to some of Yvonne’s classes when I do not have a demo on for Indigoblu..  Guess what too ??

I will also be doing a few workshops for Stampers Grove in October – December !! how exciting is that!    The first workshop is on 18th October 2014 from 11am to 1pm (see below for a sneek peek)  😀 I can hardly wait, Iam all prepared and ready for it already lol … I got super organised last night and this morning

Halloween 1

 

Well, that’s my news for this weekend, I hope you can pop along for one of the workshops, they sure are a lot of fun and everyone is very welcoming and friendly, they certainly made me feel very welcome when I booked my very first workshop.

As always, thank you so much for popping round.

I will see you at 10am on Tuesday morning with a new project on the Indigoblu blog

Sarah