Altered Items, Arts & Crafts, card making, Collage, Handmade

Birthday Happy Mail

Hi Everyone..

I just wanted to share with you all the lovely handmade birthday cards my crafty friends sent me for my birthday a couple of weeks ago…

First up a lovely card from Wee Eileen 🙂



then a lovely piece of artwork from Dede



then Elizabeth sent me a lovey card, I love the way she decorates cards inside and out 🙂



and finally a birthday card arrived in the mail today from Nicky, along with a lovely piece of artwork … Love it Nicky, thank you x

nicky pay it forward


A huge thank you to everyone for the cards and birthday wishes

Sarah 🙂

Paper Crafting

“Happy Mail” New Year Stream-a-thon Project

Hi Everyone!


I am excited to share this blog post with you all today… I made the prototype for my project I am making for Jen’s New Year Stream-a-thon! If you click the link it will take you straight to the Facebook page that contains all the information to join in the celebrations!

I will be making a wallet and handmade cards on the night similar to the prototype I made today (shown below)… a full supplies list can be found at the bottom of this page.


You can make the wallet with me, on the night, using whatever style you choose 🙂

happy mail 2

I will be making the cards and envelopes on the night ( they will differ from the ones used to display the wallet

happy mail 3

You can decorate the front of the wallet with whatever you have to hand / fancy 🙂

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Oki doki…. here is what you will need…


1 x 9″ x 5.5″ sheet of cardstock or thick double sided patterned paper

We will be scoring this at 4″ and 5″ (on the 9″ side”)

Ribbon (or use what you have, twine, wool, fibres)


2 x 5.75″ x 5″ cardstock + scor-tape or red line tape and patterned paper

We will be scoring each pocket at  0.5″ then 1″, 4.75″ + 5.25″   (along the 5.75 side) then

along one of the 5″ sides at 0.5″ and again at 1″


Cardstock : the folded cards will measure 5″ x 3/5″

Patterned paper, stamps, ink and embelishments of your own choice


Paper of your own choice

envelope punch board

I do hope you will head over to the facebook page where the full details of how you can join in and also be eligible to win the fabulous prizes on offer (link above)…

Hope to see you all there on the night

If I don’t see you all beforehand have a wonderful Christmas and wish you health and happiness for 2014!

Sarah xx