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Christmas Notebook & Cards

Hi Everyone,

It is a very chilly Sunday here today with snow forecast later on this evening brrr…

I sat in bed last night and wrote out my Christmas card list and discovered that I needed to make more.. so I headed up to my wee shed, stuck the camera on and did a live broadcast on Ustreamtv..

First up I made 15 quick and easy Christmas cards…


supplies list :-

  • White Cardstock 9″ x 2 3/4″ when folded makes a card 4 1/2″ x 2 3/4″
  • Tim Holtz Crazy Talk Stamp Set from
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
  • Silver Mirror Board Cardstock
  • Dienamics Star Stax dies
  • Dimensional Adhesive

Once I had made my Christmas cards, I altered a little wooden spiral bound book that I bought last weekend after the workshop at Stampers Grove..

I also bought some new metallic paint which is fabulous and also available to buy at Stampers Grove, it is called Starlights by Imagination Crafts!

wooden notebook

It is sooo shiney and pretty.. a must for any crafter!

wooden notebook 2

Supplies list for the Notebook:-

  • Imagination Crafts Starlights Metallic Paint 151 Diamond
  • Small wooden covered notebook
  • Tim Holtz Metallic Trimmings
  • Scortape
  • Small Wooden Heart
  • Paperartsy Snowflake Fresco Finish Acrylic Chalk Paint
  • Silver Star Sequins
  • Tim Holtz chit chat words
  • Matte Medium

wooden notebook3

I hope you liked today’s projects, I will be back next Sunday at around 12pm ish live on Ustream making Christmas Tags using the We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool… hope to see you there!

As always thank you so much for popping round and your continued support ๐Ÿ™‚




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French Kiss

Happy Saturday everyone!

My new discontinued Memory Box sale dies arrived yesterday from Oyster Stamps … so I headed up to my shed this afternoon to tidy up the aftermath of the Nautical birthday card I made on thursday evening.. and make a quick and easy card with one of the new dies.

My niece has a french bulldog called Fletcher, so when they had this one on sale, I just had to buy it! ย and today’s card features this die.

french kiss

Supplies used:-

  • Memory Box Frenchie dog die
  • White heavyweight cardstock cut to make a 4″ x 4″ card
  • Studio G alphabet stamp set
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Clearly Besotted Tag Along Die Collection
  • Maja Designs Vintage Spring 6 x 6 paper pad
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

french kiss 1


A wee reminder that it is Shabby Sunday #8 tomorrow where I i’ll be making another wee shabby project.

Thanks so much for popping round…

Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚



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2014 Happy New Year

Hi everyone….

I hope you all had a lovely Christmas!

I am back to work tomorrow, so thought I would take advantage of my time off today, to prep for the New Year Stream-a-thon ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m getting excited!!

I also made a wee 3″ x 4″card for the New Year, this one has a home to go to already



  • Heavyweight White Cardstock
  • Prima Boheimian Bamboo 6 x 6 patterned paper pack
  • My Minds eye enamel dots
  • Clearly Besotted Set the Scene Stamp Set
  • Adirondak Citrus Ink
  • Memory Box numer die set
  • Tombow Mono Multi Glue

2014 2


Now providing I don’t have to work this weekend, I hope to spend some crafty time in my shed ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks for popping round

Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚

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Quick n Easy Seasons Greetings Cards

Hi Everyone!

Tonight i’m sharing some quick n easy Christmas cards with you… with lots of fun stamping involved.

I made a dozen of these to give to the neighbour’s this year, they are all written out and just ready to be posted through the letter boxes.

If I get some time this week I will record a Youtube video tutorial on how I pulled these together.

xmas trees


supplies list :-

  • Base Cardstock is American Crafts Textured Olive Cardstock
  • Stampin Up Crumb Cake (Kraft) Cardstock
  • Clearly Besotted Modern Christmas Stamp Set
  • Hero Arts Shaddow Ink : Butter Bar, Cup o Joe, ย field green, ย forever green and red royal
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

xmas trees1


I stamped the front of each envelope with a single tree and the back flap of the envelope with a sprig of holly from the Holiday Sentiments Stamp set from Clearly Besotted Stamps…

xmas trees2


See you all later in the week with some more christmas card ideas ๐Ÿ™‚


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I Love You !

I have a quick and easy masculine card to share with you this evening.

It’s all about the woodgrain effect ย ๐Ÿ™‚

I Love You !


supplies used :-

  • Dark Kraft Cardstock for the card base
  • Wood Veneer cardstock for the top layer
  • Crate Paper6 x 6 patterned paper pack The Pier
  • Stampin Up Heart Punch
  • Cosmo Cricket Tiny Type Self Adhesive Stickers
  • Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink & Ink Blending Applicator
  • We r Memory Keepers Envelope Scoring Board
  • Envelope made from Crate Paper The Pier



thanks for popping round


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Thinking of you

Made on a very blustery Sunday evening, on the 1st September 2013 in my wee crafty shed.. (which I spent 4 hours tidying and sorting out today!)


I made two, both “Thinking of you” cards, to take them to work with me tomorrow, for friends, to let them know i’m thinking bout them this coming week.

thinking of you


supplies list:-

  • Heavy White cardstock when folded measures 4.75″ x 3.50″
  • Stampin up Square Punch
  • American Crafts 6 x 6 Patterned Paper Pad “Colour Crush”
  • Clearly Besotted “A Little Sentimental” Stamp Set
  • Silver Embroidery Thread
  • Yellow Heart Button from Bella Boulevard
  • Glue Dots
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Hero Arts Mid Tone Shaddow Ink – Cup-o-Joe

heart button


Thanks for popping round


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Note Card Series Day 6

Happy Thursday! ย and Day 6 of the note card series… I can’t believe how quickly this week has gone by!

Still loving making these little note cards tho ๐Ÿ˜‰

String and twine are the main feature’s of today’s card.



Supplies List :-

  • Heavyweight white Cardstock for the base and front panel
  • Stampin Up 1″ Square Punch
  • Basic Grey Mint Julep 6 x 6 patterned paper pad
  • Pink Paislee City Sidewalk Embelishment kit (number Banner)
  • Lawn Fawn Twine
  • American Crafts Olive, Blue, Yellow and Cream Twine
  • Studio Calico Wooden Heart
  • Natural Sunflower
  • Double Sided thick foam tape
  • Scortape and glossy accents



thanks so much for popping over and joining me this week..

final card tomorrow…what kinda card would you like to see… ย … ย …. ย any special requests??

Sarah ๐Ÿ™‚