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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.

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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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Indigoblu Cardwell Demonstration Day

Hi everyone!

Happy 1st of February to you all…

Remember a few blog posts ago I mentioned I was heading to Cardwell Garden Centre in Gourock to do a demonstration for indigoblu… Well I thought that I would share my day there with you and also make this a regular feature here on the blog.

A huge thank you to Mairi and Faye for looking after me it was a lovely day and great to see so many like minded crafty ladies and youngsters.

First of all I would like to thank Elizabeth for driving over to see me at the demo… Elizabeth and I have been online crafty friends for well over four years but had never met!  well we finally got to meet and give each other a big hug yesterday .. You can find Elizabeth and all her gorgeous crafty goodies over here on her blog:

http://silverscrappers.blogspot.co.uk

and here we are

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It was a great day and it is a great shop and if you are ever through that way pop in and visit the craft shop and say hi to Mairi and Faye 🙂

here are couple of the cards I made yesterday using the new indigoblu release stamps.

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And finally a wee photo of me making something and chatting to the ladies (photo credit to Mairi for this one).

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Well that’s me for now, I hope you enjoyed a wee insight into my demo day yesterday..

As always thank you so much for popping round and I will see you all soon with more crafty stuff 🙂

Sarah x

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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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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

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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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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

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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

 

 

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Altered Indigoblu Mannequin

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Hellooooo……

It has been a while since my last blog post, too long, i think, but I have been busy 🙂

Today I have an altered Indigoblu mannequin /dressform to share with you…. this will be coming along to all the Indigoblu demonstrations I will be doing in the coming months.

mannequin 2

There is a cool technique used on the mannequin, whereby you stamp tissue in the ink and stamps of your choice, then apply it to the mannequin with slap it on matte..

mannequin 4

 

I have also used the large butterfly stamp with megaflake stamped onto vellum twice and attached them back to back to give it wings that look good from both sides..

mannequin 3

 

I also added various trims and embelishments from my wee craft shed to finish her off..

mannequin 6

I hope you like today’s project, now I have tackled doing one, I quite fancy making more 🙂

There will be a full supply list at the bottom of this post if you fancy having a go at making one for yourself 🙂

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Supplies List :-

As always, thanks so much for popping round

Sarah 🙂