A warm welcome to Blogmas Day 10! .. gosh we are into double digits now 🙂 we have 14 more days left until Christmas Eve and of course the end of Blogmas!
Today I have a masculine gift box to share with you.. it started out as a plain brown hexagonal paper mache box…
I half started making this the other night when I made a christmas card and mixed up too much of the light green paint, and instead of wasting it, I painted the lid of this box.
Supplies List :-
- 1 x paper mache box
- Paperartsy Hyde Park Semi Opaque Green Paint
- Deco Art Media Tinting Base .. when I mixed it with the Hyde park it gave me the colour on the lid.
- First Edition Wild at Heart 6×6 patterned paper stack (I love this stack)
- Double Sided Tape
- Black Tartan Ribbon from Stampers Grove
- 3 x Painted Pinecones from Hobbycraft (you get 6 in a bunch)
- Hot glue gun to stick the pinecones down
Now that I am writing this blog post and looking at the picture I am wishing that I had edged all the paper panels and the edges of the lid with distress ink just to give it some definition..
As always, thank you for popping round and I will see you tomorrow for Day 11 🙂
Welcome to Blogmas Day 9!
I made it ….. by the skin of my teeth with today’s project 🙂
I still have a few bits n bobs to add to this but it is almost there so thought I would share it as is..
I am at Stampers Grove tomorrow making festive trays with the lovely ladies and this is sample tray No. 2
These trays are perfect for filling with goodies (tea/coffee/biscuits or toiletries/perfume/makeup or even sit a dolly or a big teddy in the middle and wrap up in cellophane with a big bow on top..
I want to add some glittery snowflakes (using the Tim Holtz dies I used earlier in the week) along the outside edges just to finish this off but I will need to do that tomorrow morning.
I’m off to bed now as it is an early start for me in the morning, then I will see you all tomorrow evening for another blogmas project… I’m thinking it might be a gift box 😉
As always, I appreciate you coming round
Welcome to Blogmas Day 8…
I can’t believe how fast the days are flying in… the good thing is, I have 3 Christmas cards made already 😉
I have another card to share with you all, simple yet I love it.
Supplies list :-
- Daler and Rowney Watercolour card for the base
- Scrapiniec Chipboard Shapes
- Paperartsy Hyde Park Semi Opaque Paint
- Deco Art Media Tinting Base (added to the Hyde Park to make it opaque)
- Papermania 2mm clear Rhinestones
- Clearly Besotted Merry Christmas Stamp
- Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape
- Versafine Onyx Black Ink
I love the simplicity of this card, not too many things going on… just paint a chipboard shape and add to your card 🙂
Thanks for supporting my blog I really do appreciate you all who take the time and stop by 🙂
I’m out tomorrow for my works Christmas Lunch, but should be back in time to make something for the blog … I have a workshop on at Stampers Grove this Saturday and have another tray to alter… so that will probably be my blog post..
See you all tomorrow
A warm welcome to Blogmas day 7
I mentioned last night that today’s post was going to be a card.. here it is 🙂
It is a 4 x 4 card and similar to the one i made the other day, but with this one I tried out my new sizzix 3D embossing folder that I bought at the weekend at Stampers Grove..
It also uses the new Tim Holtz /Sizzix Thinlets snowflake dies that I used the other day too… here is a wee picture of the ones I bought, I am hoping to use the branches dies very soon too..
- White Cardstock 8″ x 4″ and scored at 4″ so when folded makes a 4″ x 4″ card base
- White Cardstock for the top embossed layer
- Sizzix 3D Embossing Folder
- Tim Holtz Alterations Snowflake Die Set
- White Glitter Paper
- Aleene’s Tacky glue
- Scotch Double Sided Foam Tape
- Tim Holtz Chit Chat
- Black Soot Distress Ink
- Small star punch and silver glittered cardstock
I love all the texture in this wee card and it is very white.. almost too white like snow 🙂
Oki Doki.. that’s me for another night, back tomorrow with Day 8
As always, thank you for popping round
Welcome to Blogmas Day 6!
Today’s Christmas crafty project is a couple of purple reindeer Glitter and Shimmer 🙂
I have made these for Alex at work’s daughter to hang on her wee christmas tree, I made the glittery one first and I think If i was making another glittery one I would give it a base layer of paint the same colour of glitter I was going to cover it with, the reason being, if you look hard enough you can see the paper mache brown shining through… did i mention i got these at hobbycraft reduced to 50p each.. i love a wee bargain
But as this will be going on a Christmas tree I don’t think you will notice it too much..as after the glittery one was finished, I painted the other one with Imagination Crafts Lilac Mist Starlights paint… i like this one better
I forgot to mention that I gave the glittery one a good old spray with Crafters Companion shiny varnish spray to keep the glitter in, as it sheds like crazy
I really need to get my christmas cards made, so tomorrow will be a card post 🙂
As always, thank you so much for popping round and I will catch you all tomorrow 🙂
A warm welcome to Blogmas day 5.
It is absolutely freezing outside and I had to stick an extra heater on in my shed tonight to warm the place up 😀 however the cold spell is due to go away mid week as the jet stream sits above the UK bringing warm air up from the nether regions 😉
I have a wee christmas card to share today, I am using my favourite patterned paper and also a new Snowflake Die Set.
- First Edition Christmas Promise 6×6 Patterned paper stack
- Clearly Besotted Merry Christmas stamp
- Tim Holtz Snowflake Die Set
- Versafine Onyx Black Ink
- Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
I’m thinking i might just make this my Christmas card for the neighbours this year, I will see how many I can make this weekend 😉
As always, thanks for popping round and I will see you all tomorrow
Welcome to Blogmas Day 4
I have a little sparkly votive holder to share with you today, I bought this yesterday when I was through at Stampers Grove teaching a workshop…
Here is the before picture
and here is the finished project, I gave it a couple of coats of Imagination Crafts Starlights Paint in a gorgeous purple Lilac Mist, now purple is not a go to colour for me, but at the class yesterday one of the lovely ladies Robyn used a purple on her project and it was lovely, so this was my inspiration for today’s project 🙂
I shall see you tomorrow for more crafty fun, as always thanks for popping round