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Pink and Yellow and a Green one too

Hi Everyone…

A very happy Sunday .. and also if you are Irish, then a very happy St Patrick’s Day to you all too 🙂

I have 3 cards to share with you all today, these are my Design Team Projects for Wild Orchid Crafts for this week.   Check out my Youtube Channel to see them up close and a run through of products used by clicking {here}

First up is the pink shabby rose card..

shabby rose pink

and a close up

shabby pink 1

Then I made a yellow one…

shabby rose yellow

and a close up of that one.    I used the Prima 6 x 6 Fairy Flora stack to make these, along with recycling the packaging from my Wild Orchid Crafts Box that My DT Package arrived in.

shabby yellow 1

and finally I made a green one… couldn’t not make a green one now could I?, especially with it being St Partrick’s Day!

shabby rose green

I think this one is my fav. out of the trio 😉

shabby green 1

You can find a full list of the wild orchid crafts supplies used for these cards listed below, and it’s also listed over on the  Youtube video too 🙂

Thanks for popping in and enjoy your day 🙂

Sarah x

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Butterfly Wall Hanging Frame

Hi Everyone… and a happy sunday to you!

This week’s Design Team Project for Wild Orchid Crafts is a “pretty cute” butterfly wall hanging, perfect to put your fav pictures in.

Made using one of the chipboard mini albums we are all so guilty of hoarding 😉

butterfly frame

 

Wild Orchid Supplies Used :-

  • BB-00028 50 STAR SHAPED WHITE PEARL BEADS
  • BM-00030 100 MIXED COLOUR SUMMER BLOOMS (20 colours – 2.7cm / 1.06″)
  • BM-00032 100 MIXED COLOUR SUMMER BLOOMS (20 colours – 2.2cm / 0.85″)
  • BM-00027 100 MIXED COLOUR SUMMER BLOOMS (20 colours – 2.5cm / 1″)
  • SP-00040 100 SELF ADHESIVE RHINESTONES – AQUA
  • SP-00033 100 SELF ADHESIVE RHINESTONES – AMBER/GOLD
  • SB-00002 VINTAGE SEAM BINDING RIBBON – LIGHT BEIGE

butterfly frame3

 

Other Products Used :-

  • Prima Believe 6 x 6 Patterned Paper
  • Butterfly Chipboard Album
  • Scotch Quick Dry Adhesive
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Spellbinders Scallop Rectangle Dies
  • Papermania Yellow Self Adhesive Adpha stickers

butterflyframe 2

 

You can see the video for this project over on youtube {here}

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Shabby Brown Bag

2 blog posts in one day 🙂

Here is Design Team project #1 for the month of March for Wild Orchid Crafts Youtube Channel.

dt #2

 

Wild Orchid Crafts Products used :-

  • JW00004 10 FILIGREE GOLD CORNERS
  • FM-00462 10 PALE PINK MULBERRY PAPER CLASSIC SWEET ROSES 40mm
  • FS-00160 50 CREAM MULBERRY PAPER CHERRY BLOSSOM FLOWERS
  • FS-00057 50 OFF-WHITE MULBERRY PAPER SWEETHEART BLOSSOM FLOWERS
  • HP-00031 10 WHITE CROWN PINS
  • FM-00383 10 2-TONE CHAMPAGNE PINK MULBERRY PAPER CURLY WILD ROSES
  • BUD-127 ** BUMPER PACK ** 50 PEACH MULBERRY HIP ROSEBUDS
  • SB-00003 VINTAGE SEAM BINDING RIBBON – CAMEO BEIGE
  • PM-00125 ** SPECIAL OFFER ** 50 BABY PINK WITH PINK CENTRE MULBERRY PAPER WILD ROSES 30mm

dt #1

 

Other Products used :-

  • Hobbycraft gift bags
  • Vintage Lace
  • Patterned Paper (i bought it in hobbycraft last week … Rose something or other 😉
  • Scortape
  • Trinket
  • Stampin Up Linen Thread
  • White Acrylic Paint

dt #7

dt #4

 

dt#3

 

Thanks for popping round

Sarah x

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Christmas Distress Tags

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a great weekend!

I uploaded a video onto youtube this morning showing all the scrummy goodness from my latest Design Team package from Wild orchid crafts… click here to watch.

Today’s project is made on behalf of the Wild Orchid Crafts Youtube Design Team is Christmas Distress Tags using the Tim Holtz Artful Dwellings Die.

Not only could these be used for attaching to christmas presents, but you could also use them as a tree decoration too!

 

I ran all 3 tags through a Sizzix snowflake embossing folder, they all have the same distress crackle paint and distress rock candy glitter application applied, using different distress inks and stains for a different look.

First up I made this little red tag..

 

Supplies used :-

  • Tim Holtz Artful Dwelling Die
  • Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
  • Big Shot
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distres Stickles Dry Glitter in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distress Stain : Barn Door, Tea Dye
  • Distress Ink : Festive Berries and Vintage Photo & Gathered Twigs
  • Red iridescent Snowflakes Ref CX-00049 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Gold Decorative Bells Ref : CX-00072 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Silver Seam Binding SB-00020 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Burlap
  • Authentique Noteables Collection : Wonder Item # DW0005

 

Then I made a little brown tag…

 

Supplies used :-

  • Tim Holtz Artful Dwelling Die
  • Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
  • Big Shot
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distres Stickles Dry Glitter in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distress Stain : Gathered Twigs
  • Distress Ink : Gathered Twigs and Walnut Stain
  • Red Wiiden Star embelushment  ref : CX-00069 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Silver Seam Binding Ref : SB-00020 from Wild orchid Crafts (see above tag info  for inks.stains used to dye this)
  • Authentique Noteables Collection : Wonder Item # DW0005
  • Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher stapler

 

and finally a nice festive green tag…

 

supplies used :-

  • Tim Holtz Artful Dwelling Die
  • Sizzix Snowflake Embossing Folder
  • Big Shot
  • Distress Crackle Paint in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distres Stickles Dry Glitter in Clear Rock Candy
  • Distress Stain : Evergreen Bough, gathered Twigs
  • Distress Ink : walnut stain and crushed olive
  • Gold Bow ref : RB00133 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Gold Decorative Bells Ref : CX-00072 from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Authentique Noteables Collection : Wonder Item # DW0005
  • Tim Holtz Tiny Attacher Stapler

 

The video for this weeks distress christmas tags on Youtube can be found here

Thanks for popping round everyone and have a wonderful weekend!

Sarah x

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Haunted Keep Out!

Happy Sunday everyone, I hope you are all having a lovely day and enjoying the sunshine.. it’s beautiful here today 🙂

I made a little project for Wild Orchid Crafts, this is project #2 for the month, the video will be up later this evening on Youtube, as I see. to be having a few camera issues today!

Here we have the Keep Out Halloween Door Hanger

 

I snapped this picture outside in the garden and hung it on the Cotoneaster, which is looking rather splendid at the moment and is awash with gorgeous crimson berries…

 

the Wild Orchid Supplies used on this project are as follows :-

  • GT-00027 100 GRIT BLACK GERMAN GLASS GLITTER – 30 grams (1.05 oz US)
  • FM-00059 50 ORANGE MULBERRY PAPER OPEN ROSES – 10mm
  • FM-00068 50 PURPLE MULBERRY PAPER OPEN ROSES – 10mm
  • FM-00227 50 JET BLACK MULBERRY PAPER OPEN ROSES – 10mm
  • Sp-00017 90 SILVER/BLACK SELF ADHESIVE PEARLS – 3mm

 

other products used :-

  • Sewing Machine with Orange thread
  • Chipboard Alphas
  • Sizzix Haunted House Diecut
  • Sizzix Ghosty Diecuts
  • Tim Holtz Pummice Stone and Black Soot Distress Ink
  • My Minds Eye Mischievous Patterned Paper Pack
  • Studio G Small Alpha Stamps
  • Ranger Jet Black Archival Ink
  • Copic Spica Black Glitter Pen
  • Stampin Up Cardstock in Orange, Yellow and Black (forgive me for not knowing the names 😉 )
  • Ranger Glossy Accents for the windows
  • American Crafts Black Textured Cardstock to line the back of the door hanger
  • Brown Mesh
  • Hot Glue, Demensional Adhesive & Scor-tape

 

Thanks so much for dropping in

Sarah x

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Notepad Covers

This is last weeks DT project for Wild Orchid Crafts, i’m behind a bit with blogging and creating because life/work is still busy… the video is up on youtube for these, you can view them here

 

I quite fancy doing a tutorial for this so keep an eye on youtube over the coming week. i’m planning to make another one today sometime 🙂

 

WOC Products used :-

EX-00041 50 “FLORAL FOUNDATIONS” PINK TONE MULBERRY PAPER CHERRY BLOSSOM FLOWERS
DL-00001 20 MIXED PAPER DOILIES
SP-00018 90 MIXED PINK SELF ADHESIVE PEARLS (SET B) – 3mm
FS-00204 5 WHITE MULBERRY PAPER GARDENIA FLOWER SPRAY

I got the idea for the Post it note cover from my friend Helen, she makes some gorgeous projects, check out her blog at http://www.handmadeathelens.blogspot.co.uk she also does make and take classes, and stampin up workshops and parties 😉

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I used a lot of stampin up products here, mainly pool party cardstock and ruffle edge ribbon, I get my stampin up products from Helen too 🙂

 

I’m def. having withdrawl symptoms from crafting…!

 

 

 

 

Thanks for popping in, take care and have a great weekend!

Sarah

 

 

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Glue Stick Container

Hi everyone, hope you are all enjoying the lovely-ish weather of late, we had yet another downpour this morning followed by some lovely sunshine, I don’t think the weather quite knows what to get up to next, its changeable to say the least!

I have another design team project to share with you today on behalf of Wild Orchid Crafts.    I recycled a bright pink vanish stain remover plastic container, and re-purposed it as a new glue stick container to keep all my glue sticks in one place…

 

I tweeked the project slightly and you can see the additional flowers added to it over on the Youtube video that shows the project off here

 

Wild Orchid Crafts Products used :-

BM-00025 100 MIXED COLOUR SUMMER BLOOMS (20 colours – 3cm / 1.18″)
PM-00134 50 MIXED PASTEL COLOUR MULBERRY PAPER CHERRY BLOSSOM STEM FLOWERS
FS-00057 50 IVORY MULBERRY PAPER SWEETHEART BLOSSOM FLOWERS
FM-00086 25 PALE PEACH MULBERRY PAPER COTTAGE ROSES 25mm
PM-000123 50 MIXED COLOUR MULBERRY PAPER TEA ROSES 25mm
WD-00029 2 METRE FLAT BACK WHITE PEARL STRING – 6mm
Lace currently out of stock

 

Other Products Used :-

  • Papermania Happy Days Patterned Paper & Diecuts
  • American Crafts Vinyl Thickers
  • Hot Glue

 

Thanks so much for popping round 🙂