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Sweetie Valentine Virtual Crop ~ Saturday 5th February 2011

As you may already be aware I will be hosting a slot over at the YPP UStream Sweetie Valentine Virtual Crop this coming Saturday the 5th February 2011 at 9pm GMT or if you are in the USA at 3pm Central Standard Time ๐Ÿ˜€ the link to my Youtube video below explains all

Video : Valentine Sweetie Virtial Crop

I will be on for an hour making various different valentine cards..

Here is a supplies list of what you will require if you fancy crafting along with me ๐Ÿ™‚

Below is the Essential Basic’s List you will need for all cards, then below that I have listed the exact items I have used and will be required to make each card (these are not set in stone ~ please feel free to replace supplies with whatever you have to hand) ๐Ÿ™‚

BASICS

  • Kraft Cardstock
  • Brown Ink (suitable for stamping) I used Memento Rich Cocoa
  • Double Sided Adhesive or ATG
  • Glossy Accents
  • 1 x “Valentine Sentiment Stamp” of your choice (whatever you have available)
  • Patterned Paper (Pink/Red tones)
  • Paper trimmer
  • Cuttlebug/Bigshot
  • Punches : 2 1/2″ ย & 1 3/4″ Circle Punches, small heart punch
  • Sizzix Hello Kitty Nested Heart Die (or punches or use your cricut)
  • Glue Dots

SUPPLIES:~

Card #1 ~ The Sweetie Valentine Card (mini Card)

  • Bazzill Kraft Cardstock cut to make a card 4 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • 1 x 2 1/2″ Circle cut out of Pattered Paper
  • 1 3/4″ Circle cut our of Pink Metallic / Mirriboard Cardstock
  • 1 x Medium Heart from the Hello Kitty Sizzix Nested Hearts Die
  • Pink Sequins
  • Glossy Accents
  • Dimensional Adhesives
  • Pink Raffia
  • Copic Spica Glitter Pen in Pink
  • Burgundy Gossamer Floss Silk
  • “Be My Valentine Stamp”
  • Memento Rich Cocoa Ink

Card #2 ~ Just Stamping Valentine Card (Mini ย Square Card)

  • Bazzill Kraft Cardstock cut to make a card 3 3/4″ x 3 3/4″ when folded
  • 1 x Background Stamp – I used Hero ArtsCountry Hearts Ref: S5161
  • 1 x Large Heart from the hello kitty nested hearts sizzix die (for masking)
  • 1 x Stampin Up Stampin Write Marker in Chocolate Chip
  • Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
  • “Be My valentine” Stamp
  • Stickles in Fruit Punch
  • 1 x Heart Button
  • 1 x Glue Dot
  • Red Floss Silk

Card #3 ย Masculine Valentine ~ Using up Scraps! (Long Thin Card)

  • Bazzill Kraft Cardstock cut to make a card with the following dimensions 8 1/4″ x 3″
  • American Crafts Textured Cardstock Scraps in Chocolate brown, Light Brown & Creamy Brown
  • Red Textured cardstock scrap
  • 3 x Dark Brown 1″ squares (from above scraps)
  • 3 x Medium Brown 1/2″ Squares (from above scraps)
  • 2 x Creamy Brown Hearts punched with a small heart punch or from the HK Sizzix nested heart die or cricut
  • 1 x Red cardstock Heart
  • 1 x Glossy Accents to glaze the red heart
  • Be My Valentine Sentiment Stamp
  • Small Outline Heart Stamp
  • Dimensional Adhesive for the centre panel

Card #4 ย Shabby Chic Valentine ~ Matting and Layering (Normal Square Card)

  • Kraft Cardstock cut to make a card 5″ x 5″ (edges distressed)
  • Love Letters Patterned Paper 1 x cut to 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ (edges distressed)
  • Love Letters Patterned Paper 1 x cut to 4″ x 4″ (edges distressed)
  • Nestabilities labels 8 2nd Smallest die (edges Distressed)
  • 4″ x 1″ Strip of very light pink Pink bazzill Textured Cardstock
  • 4″ thin strip of Patterned Paper
  • Fiskars Treading Water Edge Punch
  • 1 x 4″ Strip of Lace
  • Extra Tacky Tape
  • 4″ Strip of Light Pink Grosgrain Ribbon
  • Champagne Seam Binding crinkled up and enough to tie a double bow around a 4″ piece of cardstock
  • 1 x German Glass Glittered Star
  • By My Valentine Stamp
  • Cream Mulberry Paper
  • Lace for either side of the nestabilities die once cut
  • White Acrylic Paint and a dry brush for distressing the edges
  • 2 x Light Pink very small gems
  • Dimensional Adhesives
  • ATG or double sided tape

Card #5 ~ The Cutesey Kissing Mice Valentine

  • Bazzill Kraft Cardstock cut to make a card 6″ x 4″
  • Papermania Red Textured Cardstock
  • Country Companions Lovers Lane Rose Floral Patterned Paper
  • A Cute Valentine Picture of your choice, I have used 2 mice kissing from the Country Companions Lovers Lane Pack
  • Seam Binding – White
  • Cosmic Shimmer Mist in lava Red (to dye the seam binding ribbon)
  • ATG Gun
  • Small Jewellery Tag
  • Dark Pink Chalk Ink
  • Newspaper letters cut out to spell “I Love You”
  • Gel Medium (i’m using Claudine Hellmuth Multi Medium Matte)
  • Glossy Accents
  • Small iridescent sequin Leave and Flower
  • Mini Mister (to wet seam binding before glimmering)

And if I get all of the above done in an hour and have time left, I will just wing it with an altered valentine Notepad ๐Ÿ˜‰

I really hope that you will join us over on Ustream, for what will be a fabulous day to get those creative juices flowing ๐Ÿ™‚

Kits will be available for the above shortly, if you are interested please email me at sarahjaneallan@aol.com ย thankyou ๐Ÿ™‚

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Tiny Tags and a Big Heart

I spent the rest of this evening faffing around in my workshop, I just fancied making wee things, something quick~ish that wouldn’t take too long to make, but still leave me feeling like i’d made “something” if you know what Imean ๐Ÿ˜‰

I will eventually use these as an embelishment to a card or a mini album or…. something or other ๐Ÿ™‚

These are the tiny tags i bought off ebay the other week, love the size of them

This next little gift tag measures 2″ x 2″ ย I like the size and it would look great attached to a small gift.. I think I might just make some more of these tomorrow, they are great for using up scraps of card and paper too ๐Ÿ™‚

All 3 together

I also forgot to show this in my video earlier today, I bought this big metal hanging heart for ยฃ1.00 out the Pound Shop, and it’s now hanging in the window of my workshop in front of my desk ย ๐Ÿ™‚

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Seals…Fish and a bit of Happiness

I have 2 days off work YAY!

I spent a couple of hours this afternoon up in my workshop, I made some more things out of paper scraps for the challenge over at Your Paper Pantry the challenge finishes soon and I want to get the video done for it this weekend.

First I made this Seal and Fishes Notepad, the paper scrap that I used for this was from the DCWV 8 x 8 posies stack which has been lurking around in my scrap bag for a loooong time ๐Ÿ™‚ ย  ย This notepad would be great for kids

Then I put a flower together and finished it off… I’d won the Tiffany’s Chocolates Little Lindys Kit at christmas from Lindys Stamp Gang I used the moonshaddow mist stain on these flower petals, love the colour!

I then made a matching card and gift tag, again using scraps and offcuts of patterned paper and cardstock

There’s a mix of goodness in here

I absolutely love this Sizzix Tag die… I used some of the Papermania Rose Garden Paper, May Arts Ribbon Scrap and some leftover tuille from when I made Debs mini

 

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Love Grows

This is another mini notepad that I altered tonight, again using up scraps of paper, and a cute little bunny sticker.

A great way to use up your scraps, and also a great gift idea ๐Ÿ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Basic Supermarket Notepad
  • Yellow Bazzill Textured Cardstock Scrap
  • K & Company Charlotte or Bailey Scrap
  • My Minds Eye Green Cardstock Scrap
  • Fancy Pants Halloween Green Button
  • Green Stalk from a mulberry flower as thread
  • Deja Views Clear Sticker
  • ATG Glue Gun
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink – Chestnut Roan
  • Design House Stickers

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The Crafty Chronicle Notepad

I’m using up more scraps of paper tonight creating bits and bobs for the challenge over at YPP this weekend..

Tonight I used more of the papers left over from the shabby chic cards I made earlier last week, I used them to alter a cheap and cheerful notepad from my local supermarket ๐Ÿ™‚ Love how it turned out.

The scraps of paper used are all from the K & Company Charlotte and Bailey Paper Pads and the crafty chronicles newspaper from Donna Salazar ๐Ÿ™‚ ย  I used my Claudine Hellmuth Multi-Medium Matte to adhere the sentiment and I LOVE this stuff, its thick and a little goes a long way, plus when it dries it doesnt leave a sticky/tacky residue ๐Ÿ™‚ so 10/10 and thumbs up for this product

I also used the star flower that I made at the weekend as an embelishment.. I need to invest in a star punch or die cut.

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Valentine Sweetie Virtual Crop

The Valentine Sweetie Virtual Crop is being held on Saturday 5th February 2011, it’s on all day, with lots of fun to be had and competitions along the way!

I will be doing a live Ustream show during the virtual crop where I will be making a set of 6 cards ๐Ÿ™‚ details of this will follow and I will be posting a supplies list should you fancy crafting along with me ๐Ÿ™‚

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Loving You More Each Day…

Brrrrr… it’s a tad chilly up here in the workshop tonight, place is just starting to get a heat into it now, its only taken 2 hours ๐Ÿ™‚

I have made a couple of cards tonight, this is the first one, might just have to make a few more seeing as i’m in full swing this evening

๐Ÿ˜‰

Supplies List :~

  • Dark Brown Cardstock from The Paper Mill Shop cut to 6 x 3 that when folded makes a 3″ x 3″ Card
  • Some Prima Script Packaging leftovers that I recycled ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Colorbox Chestnut Roan ย and Alabaster Chalk Ink
  • Basic Grey Stamp Set “Love” (ref off the back of the packet is 843940023230 ย sta-2323) Heart & Sentiment
  • Versamagic Chalk Ink in Pink Petunia
  • Some Lace from my supplies
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive (YAY I found them… been awol for ages) ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • Bazzill Cream Textured Cardstock