Arts & Crafts, card making, christmas

Happy Holidays

Hi everyone!

Welcome to Day 14 of Blogmas… Day 14!! they are flying in!

Today I have a clean and simple Gift tag to share.. A wee stitched tag, a felt christmas tree and a chipboard scribble heart.. and it’s finished, I do like to keep things simple and love how it looks πŸ™‚

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Supplies List:-

  • Stitched Border Tag Die
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Happy Holidays
  • Hero Arts Shaddow Ink in Soft Olive
  • Scrapiniec Chipboard heart and holly
  • Felt Christmas Tree from Hobbycraft
  • Wink of Stella Clear glitter pen (for the scribble heart)
  • Tacky Glue
  • Lawn Fawn Trimmings Natural Twine

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Join me tomorrow for Day 15, as always thank you for popping in

Sarah x

Arts & Crafts, Beading, card making, crafting, Die Cutting, Distressing, Embelishments, Fabric Flowers, Handmade, Inking, Matt & Layer, Paper Crafting, Sewing, Shabby Chic, Tag Making

Handmade Glittery Felt Flowers

I love making these… they are a tad footery to do but love the end result πŸ™‚

First of all take some felt and cut 8 petal shapes, dip the edges in glossy accents and then re-dip into a small container with some fine glitter .. or some german glass glitter and set aside to dry completely… I made these yesterday and allowed them to dry overnight.

Then you need to sew them all together into a flower shape (just imagine the flower below has glitter around the edges πŸ˜‰ Β )

Next you need to create the stamen for the centre with some fine wire and seed beads, its Β too complicated to explain the process, so will do a ustream tutorial on it one day soon πŸ™‚

Then you need to stitch the stamen onto the centre of the felt flower, and also pick a nice glass bead or button and stitch that to the middle too πŸ™‚

Then your done! … I turned mine into a christmas tag…

Thanks so much for visiting πŸ™‚

Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Handmade, Matt & Layer, Mini Cards, Paper Crafting, Shabby Chic, Vintage

By the light of the silvery moon….

2 Cards in one day… i’m on a wee card roll πŸ˜‰

I made this card this afternoon whilst watching Laurel over on Ustream…. this card is going to be part of a set, and its No. 2 in the 6 part series πŸ˜‰

The small seed bugle beads are all stitched onto the grey felt by hand, there is something about hand stitching beads to projects that I’m really enjoying!

Supplies List :~

    • Papermania 3β€³ x 3β€³ scalloped Edge Cards with matching envelope
    • A4 Sheet Digital Collage Sheet from Lisa’s Altered Art
    • Sheet Music Paper
    • Melissa Frances 5th Avenue 6β€³ x 6β€³ Patterned Paper Pack
    • Vintage Photo Distress Ink
    • Lovely light Pink Lace
    • Scortape
    • Grey Felt
    • Silver Bugle Seed Beads sewn on with silver thread
    • Watercolour Paper (leftover scrap)
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Fabric ATC

Last week I brought some ink sprays and muslin fabric down from the workshop to the kitchen table and played around dying some background swatches… Tonight in the workshop I created an ATC with one of the backgrounds..

I’m still practicing with the whole sewing thing, and have loads of ideas in my head what I want things to look like, but it’ll take me a while to get there so just taking baby steps at the moment… I guess it will be like the very first cards I made, I thought they were brilliant, and when I look back now I cringe lol… This fabric ATC is the same, I love it… but a couple of years down the line I may think differently πŸ˜‰

There are several layers to this ATC..

  • Backing (bottom layer) is non furry hessian with a small weave
  • Middle layer is grey felt
  • Top Layer is ink sprayed Muslin
  • Embelished with Seam binding and satin ribbon offcuts from a project i’m working on at the moment πŸ™‚
  • Its all stitched with Silver Gutterman Thread
  • There’s some Bugle beads in the 4 corners attached to a small square of seam binding.
Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Distressing, Mini Cards, Paper Crafting, stamping, Uncategorized

Sending You Hugs

Supplies List :-

  • American Crafts Brown Textured Cardstock from the Neutrals Pack folded to make a card 3″x3″
  • Light Pink Bazzill Textured Cardstock cut to 2.75″ x 2.75″
  • Scissors to distress the edges of the cardstock
  • Lace
  • 6mm Flat Sequin Ribbon? (not sure what you call it)
  • Papermania Sentiments Clear Stamp Set
  • Sassafras Lass owl
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Felt Border Ribbon
  • Colorbox Chestnut Roan Chalk Ink

Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Mini Cards, Paper Crafting, stamping, Uncategorized

Sympathy Card

Another sympathy card to share with you, I made this one last night….

Supplies List :-

  • Bazzill Dotted Swiss Cardstock in Salt (White)
  • Bazzill Textured Light Pink Cardstock
  • Felt Self adhesive flowers
  • 1 x Pearl coloured prima e.line Pearl
  • Hero Arts Everyday Sayings Deepest Sympathy Stamp
  • Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesives
Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Paper Crafting, stamping

one of a kind

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One of a kind it certainly is… tried my hand at watercolouring this afternoon, as this method is being featured over on the Hero Arts Blog at the moment…

Supplies used : –

  • Cream Cardstock150mm x 105mm
  • Hero Arts Stamp CL338 Be Yourself, 4 different stamps used & one of the blue felt flowers.
  • Versa Magic Chalk Ink in Hint of Pesto & Night Sky
  • Versafine Onyx Black Instant Dry Pigment Ink
  • 2 x Green buttons
  • Blue and green printed paper from my collection, stamped with the wing of the bird and cut out to make a flower.
  • 1 x Blue Gem from My Minds Eye Bloom & Grow
  • Various watercolour pencils blues, greens, purples and pinks
  • Pentel Aquabrush
  • Glue Dots

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