Arts & Crafts, card making, Paper Crafting

Thanks

Hi everyone!

Hope you have had a great weekend!

I traveled down to Dumfries yesterday to visit my friend Helen Anderson who has just opened up a new Arts and Crafts Shop and she also runs workshops too, if you are in the area you should pop in for a wee visit 🙂    Whilst I was down there I did a wee class, so much fun and met some lovely people too,well worth a visit and if you are on Facebook you can find her here and if you are not on Facebook you can find her website here

I made some cards today, same but different colours 🙂

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Supplies List (for both)

  • Daler & Rowney Watercolour Card
  • My Minds Eye 6×6 Stack Happy Days
  • Silver and Rose Pink glitter Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • Stampin Up Circle thinlets die
  • Thanks Die (think this is out of a sizzix bird cage die set)
  • Scortape and Zig Two Way Glue Pen

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I need to start making more cards for my Etsy Shop again plus more for my to keep on hand for birthdays etc..

So I will be popping back up to my shed tonight to play with my paper and stuff 😀

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As always, thank you for popping round.. see you all soon

Sarah

 

Arts & Crafts, card making, Handmade, Matt & Layer, stamping

Thank You Card

Just a quick post today…

I headed up to my shed at lunchtime and have spent 3 hours re-organising and tidying up, pleased that I managed to sort through a lot of things, found stuff I’d forgotten I had!!!

I needed to make a thank you card for tomorrow to take to work with me, nothing too fancy, just a cheery colourful thank you was all that i needed 🙂

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Supplies used :-

  • Base cardstock and banner is Crumb Cake from Stampin Up
  • Mango coloured layer cardstock is from American Crafts Tropicals 12 x 12
  • Patterned Paper by American Crafts Neopolitan Dear Lizzy 12 x 12
  • Linen Thread for the button from Stampin Up
  • Wooden Button from Wild Orchid Crafts Product Code BO-00040
  • Bakers Twine is Calypso Coral from Stampin Up
  • Border Heart Stickers Clementine from Cosmo Cricket
  • Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink
  • Technique Tuesday Thanks Stamp
  • Uniball Signo Broad White Opaque Pen for the Faux Stitching (available from Stampin Up)

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The buttons are gorgeous.. there are different designs in the pack from Wild Orchid Crafts

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Thanks for popping in 🙂

Sarah

Arts & Crafts, card making, Embelishments, Fabric Flowers, Handmade, Matt & Layer, stamping

Thanks and Happy Birthday Cards

Hi Everyone..  Monday again! nuff said 😉

Remeber the felt flower I made yesterday, I decided to make a wee card with it tonight and I kinda like the simplicity of it, I tried to layer cardstock in the same neutral colours as the felt flower…

Supplies List:-

  • Craft Card and matching Envelope
  • Bazzill textured Cardstock
  • Core-dinations Textured Cardstock
  • Felt
  • Tattered Florals Alterations Die
  • Stampin Up Happy Birthday Stamp
  • Ranger Sepia Archival Ink

Then I made a small Thanks Card… using up the scraps of Pink Cardstock left over from when I made my secret sister Box mini book

Supplies List :-

  1. Pearlescent Pink Cardstock
  2. Bazzill Textured Cardstock in various pink tones
  3. Martha Stewart Doily Lace Punch
  4. Technique Tuesday “Thanks” Stamp
  5. Black Archival Ink from Ranger
  6. Scortape

I enjoyed making these tonight and they will be heading down to Moffat soon to Daisy Bee Crafts

Thanks so much for visiting 🙂

Arts & Crafts, card making, Craft Shopping, crafting, Die Cutting, Inking, Mini Cards, Mulberry Flowers, Paper Crafting, stamping, Uncategorized

A Thanks Card.. Some Birdsong and Santa

Hurraaaaahhh!!! The Papermania Birdsong Range is in the shops 😀  I picked up this pack on my way home from my Sons hospital appointment today and I also got the vintage looking santa stamp for £1.99 half the normal price 🙂

This is what the paper pack looks like, I bought the 6 x 6 size for my cardmaking, but they have some gorgeous stamps and embelishments to accompany the range.  p.s. uploading a video onto youtube showing the gorgeous papers off and a sizzix haul.

I love this vintage santa.. it will look nice on tags, cards and various other project for christmas 2011

Tonights card shape is a bit of an experiment, and it half turned out ok, I need to work on my technique me thinks 🙂 the top fold of the card looks awful, I had thought about either cutting the embossed bits out, or covering it with ribbon or fibre, we’ll see I’ll sleep on it 😉

Supplies List :-

  • Olive Green Cardstock from the Paper Mill Shop
  • Nestabilities Labels 8 & 1
  • Papermania Birdsong 6 x 6 patterned paper
  • K & Company Que Sera Sera Stamp Set “Thanks”
  • Prima Flower and Pearl
  • Scotch ATG 700
  • Cuttlebug
  • Colorbox Chestnut Road Chalk Ink
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Paper Crafting, stamping

thanks again

I go through a fair few thank you cards … so thought i’d throw another one in for good measure 😉

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Supplies List : –

  • Chocolate brown cardstock from the Paper Mill Shop
  • Orange Cardstock from Stampin Up (bold brights)
  • Bazzill Kraft Cardstock
  • Vibrant Orange ribbon from my local sewing shop
  • 2 orange and 1 White button are 5th Avenue
  • Hero Arts Clear Stamp Set CL045 Borders
  • Versa Magic Chalk Ink in Pumpkin Spice
  • Inkssentials White Opaque Pen (for the centre of the flowers)
  • American Crafts Clear Stamp Collections “Thanks” – stamp used “thanks again”
  • EK Success Corner Punch
  • Stix2 3D Glue Dots & Mini craft dots & double sided tape.

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Arts & Crafts, card making, crafting, Paper Crafting, stamping

Thanks!

Thanks … numero deux 😉

I had so much fun making this card the other day that I decided to make it in blue and add a little extra something inside.

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Supplies used : –

  • Brilliant Blue Cardstock from Stampin Up! cut to make card size 115mm x 80mm
  • Papermania Light Blue Scalloped Cardstock
  • Denim blue paper from my daughters Kluz Paper Fashions Book (fab find and she has now donated it to me :-) )
  • Hero Arts everyday sayings “Thanks!”
  • Large & small Flower stamps from My Minds Eye Bloom and Grow Stamp Set
  • Memories Chalk Ink Cube – Colour : Milky White
  • Pale blue pearl from Hero Arts
  • Stix2 3D Craft Dot & double sided tape.

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