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Cards, Tags, Pins and Postcards…

A Pinch and a Punch for the first of the month πŸ˜‰ Β .. Happy April Everyone!!

Sooooo… as many of you all know, my son kindly woke me up this morning running a bath.. at 7am!!!! so much for my long lay in!!

Seeing as I was wide awake, I let the rabbit and dogs out and fed the cats, then headed up to my shed for a spot of early morning crafting… which lasted until 3pm in the afternoon.. but it was fun and I managed to make loads of nice things πŸ™‚

First I made some more decorative frosted flower pins… i’m addicted, they are fun to make and look good too!

Greens and yellows..

Pinks

Blacks!

and blues

and a fuschia pink πŸ˜‰

then I made a shabby chic stylie card and used one of the stick pins on it

Supplies List :-

  • Peach Pearlescent Cardstock
  • Prima Botanicals Patterned Paper
  • Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden Patterned Paper
  • Paper Doily from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Cream Lace
  • Blue and Cream herringbone Ribbon (folded ruffle stylie and sewn up the middle)
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers
  • Handmade Frosted Flower Pin
  • 2mm Clear Rhinestones
  • Stampin Up dimensional adhesive

then I made another couple of cards… same but different with matching tags and glassine tag pockets (if you know what I mean πŸ˜‰ Β )

and

Supplies List:-

  • Pearl pearlescent Cardstock
  • Kaisercraft Secret Bird Society Patterned Paper 6×6
  • Glassine Bags
  • Tags
  • Seam Binding
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Skeleton Leaves, Rose Leaves and Lily Flowers
  • Papermania Dark Grey Textured Cardstock
  • Lace
  • Fibres
  • 2mm Clear Rhinestones
  • Eyelets
  • Homemade Stick Pins

and finally I made some postcards, one finished and 3 starter cards πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • Plain white paper
  • Distress inks : Seedless Preserves, Shabby Shutters and Iced Spruce
  • Heather Stems from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Chipboard Diecut Shape coloured with Wisteria Wonder Stampin Up Ink
  • Black Archival Ink
  • Small Alphabet Stamp Set from Studio G

Phew! … that’s me done for the day… a productive one at that πŸ™‚

Thanks for popping in !

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Bunny Tag and Dressform Postcard

Wednesday evening up in the shed was fun… firstly as it marked the start of my 4 day weekend, and boy am I ready for a few days off work, I have earned them πŸ˜‰

Secondly because I got to spend it with friends, arty crafty lovely online friends πŸ™‚ Β  Β  Β I switched Ustream on and got down to some crafting, Β first up was the easter bunny bingo tag..

Supplies Used :-

  • 1 x Tag
  • Scrunched up Prima Flowers and some pretty pink rhinestones as flower centres
  • Vintage lace
  • Vintage Button
  • Sticky backed canvas from Ranger
  • Easter Digital Collage Sheet from Etsy SellerΒ iralamijashop
  • Cabbage Rose Seam Binding from Etsy Seller Memriemare
  • Sewing Machine
  • Glitz Design Love Games Patterned Paper
  • Stampin Up Tiny Tags Punch and Stamp Set
  • Crumb Cake Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • Hot Glue Gun.
  • Frayed Burlap and Pumice Stone Distress Ink

Then I went on to made a postcard, this was an “off the cuff” Β throw it out there kinda put together postcard, however it turned out great and I held a draw once I had finished it and the lovely Joycee won it.. congrats joyce πŸ™‚ .. I was really pleased about it because, as many of you know, joyce has some wierd and wonderful colour choices and she had a huge input when I made this… so thank you Joycee couldnt have done it without you πŸ˜‰

There’s a lot of “stuff” going on in this postcard… so the supplies list might be a tad on the long side πŸ˜‰

  • 1 x Matboard Diecut postcard & Dressform shape from deb.
  • Acrylic Paint in Latte, Antique Gold, White, Rose Pink, Tea Rose and Fuschia
  • Antique/vintage tape measure
  • Versamark & Gold Embossing Powder
  • Stampin Up En Francais Script Stamp
  • Brilliance Lightning Black Ink
  • Vintage Buttons
  • Tiny papermania buttons for the “Peeny” // “Pinny”
  • Hot glue gun
  • Hessian
  • Seam Binding
  • Pink Thread
  • Twine
  • Bubble wrap for stamping

 

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You Made Me Love You .. .. .

Yesterday in my workshop I made a DT project for Wild Orchid Crafts, I’ll have the video up on Youtube later today, and the blog post on here too, by the time i’d finished the project last night the lighting was a bit dull to take decent pics .. I took one to give you a sneek peek, but i’ll take better ones soon πŸ™‚

I made the project live on Ustream and did record it from start to finish if you fancy a bigger sneek peek you can head over to my Ustream Channel πŸ˜‰

Also last night I made a little postcard, I love combining paper and fabric into the things I make πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Scalloped Rectangle from Accucut cut from Matboard (thanks Deb x)
  • Seafoam Green, Silver Pearlescent and Taffy (cream) Acrylic Paint
  • Fine Burlap and Muslin Material
  • Calico Material
  • Chipboard Key Dabbed with silver Brilliance Ink
  • Some watch pieces, cogs etc
  • Silver and Blue Grey Embroidery thread french knots
  • French scrip stamp with Memento Rich Cocoa Ink
  • Various Lindys Stamp Gang and Tattered Angels Sprays to dye the muslin
  • Silver thread
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Bird Postcard

I’m a couple of days late getting this post up, it’s here at last! …. it’s been an extremely busy week at work and i’m glad its the weekend πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • 1 x Scalloped Square diecut Mat Board
  • Acrylic Paint in Taffy (cream) Buttercup Yellow and Rose Pink
  • K & Company Patterned Paper (background)
  • Paper Doily
  • Burlap
  • Chipboard Swirl and Bird from my friend Deb πŸ™‚
  • Fancy Pants Lilac House Patterned Paper (Bird)
  • Tim Holtz Distress ink in Vintage Photo (Edges) and Shabby Shutters & Victorian Velvet (Doily)
  • Diamond Stickles (birds wing)
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Hello…. No. 8 Tag Card

Hi everyone… I made a couple of projects over on my Ustream Channel this evening, a special thanks to all the girls who popped in tonight, you are all great company!..

First project I made was a Bird Postcard, which I will feature on tomorrow’s Blog Post (but will include a sneak peek below

Because no-one else was streaming after me, I made a card, with input from the “streamies” πŸ˜‰ Β … and the suggestions flowed…… Tags, Old paper, and a touch of Green were to name but a few…

Here’s what I came up with, thanks to all the girls for their suggestions πŸ˜‰

Supplies List :-

  • Tim Holtz No. 8 Tag
  • DCWV Tattered Time Patterned Paper
  • Lace
  • Seam Binding
  • Lindys Stamp Gang, Van Dyke Sepia & Gator Gumbo Olive
  • Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Diecut Stars
  • Old Receipt Papers
  • Stampin Up En Francais Background Stamp

 

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Like a Quilt Postcard

It’s been a few days since i’ve been up to my workshop… so I headed up there tonight to make a wee postcard, I do like making these, they’re fun to do πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Die Cut Mat Board Piece, Star and Heart from Deb (thanks Deb)
  • Docrafts Artiste Blanc Acrylic Paint
  • Versamagic Hint of Pesto Chalk Ink
  • Echo Park Polka dot Green and white Patterned Paper
  • Melissa Frances Polka Dot Cream & Black Patterned Paper
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Lace and Clear Rhinestones
  • Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Melissa Frances Green & Cream Β Gingham Patterned Paper
  • Crafty Secrets Sentiment Stamp
  • Colorbox Chalk Ink in Olive Pastel
  • Papermania Holographic Embossing Powder
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Shabby Blue Postcard & Teeny Wee Flowers

A wee shabby blue postcard, some seam binding and lace flowers tonight πŸ™‚ … love how the postcard turned out πŸ™‚ and it’s destined for one of my crafty friends in the US

The flowers I think might be a new obsession with me lol… I can feel more a-comin’ πŸ˜‰

and the shabby flowers made with leftover seam binding and lace πŸ™‚