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Monday, 26 June 2017

It's a Box...

Happy Monday,

I hope you all enjoyed the brief sojourn into Christmas 2017 over the weekend.  Today I'm sharing a box that is the workshop for next Sunday at Craft Locker in Poole.  I am there all weekend with 4 technique workshops on the Saturday and this box as a longer workshop making this box on Sunday Morning.


This is made using the Prism striplet from Creative Expressions and the orange blossom flowers and leaves along with matching stamps!








I love making Hexagon boxes and find them really fun as they only use one sheet of A4 card.

I will share the template next week however there is an earlier version on my Facebook which you can download.

Enjoy...

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Christmas Weekend Day 3...

Happy Sunday,

Last day of Washington so here's the final selection of 3 Christmas Cards ( for now as with all crafters Christmas will be making an increasing presence over the coming months)


Enjoy...

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Christmas Weekend Day 2

 Happy Saturday,

As I mentioned yesterday I am at Essential Crafts in Washington Tyne and Weir on a Christmas theme. I am workshopping today so here are three more demo cards form Yesterday!

Friday, 23 June 2017

Christmas Weekend...

Happy Friday,

Yesterday was the summer Solstice ( Longest Day) and it is terribly warm here in the U.K. so what better way to spend the weekend than in Christmas!  I am demonstrating today at Essential Crafts in Washington Tyne and Weir on a Christmas theme.  I am also there workshopping all weekend so I thought I would share the cards I have made specifically for the demo over this weekend.

I will be simply sharing three cards each day to whet all of our appetites for Christmas!



Enjoy...

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Yellow and Grey...

Happy Thursday,

Today's card is a real mix of dies with Amy Design, Daisy Jewels and Creative expressions all teaming up for this yellow, white and grey card.

I stared by cutting the circle background in pearl card and backing this with velum.  I then cut the outer circle die in yellow and the inner circle die form white and mounted these over a circle of velum.  I stamped the sentiment onto the centre in grey ink so that it appears to float.

I layered all of this together as shown and added a messy bow of white and silver satin ribbon with a Craft Consortium embellishment in the centre ( the knot was messy!)  I then added layers of the yellow white and steel to make the main square.



For the background I used the CE Trellis die to cut the intricite trellis across the bottom adding pearls at the top and bottom to add some dimension ( and to save me the job of studding each of the trellis dots with a pearl!)



My usual collection of mats and layers completes the card.

Enjoy...

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Glass Pixies...

Happy Wednesday,

The card I'm sharing today is the workshop Card for the last month and as the last workshop join this card is this weekend at Essential Crafts at Washington ( Im there Friday, Saturday & Sunday with a demo day on the new Christmas Dies pin Friday) Then I thought I would share it.



AS this is a workshop card then Im not detailing the steps however below is an ingredient list.

Over the weekend I will update the demos and workshops so that everyone in the Blog Family can see where I will be for the next couple of months!















Ingredients:
Prism Striplet Die
Double Pierced Squares
Samantha Frame
Hibiscus Flowers

Pixie Powders
Microbeads




Enjoy...

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Woodland in white...

Happy Tuesday,

Another card using the Press cut woodland scene today this time all in white and made using ( as is my want) using the waste.

I stared by cutting and embossing the frame die in gold dust card I then added this back into the aperture it was cut form giving th raised / embossed edges.

Next IU cut the plain rectangle die in bright white card and added this with foam tape and added crystals around the edge ( these are from another set of three like the pearls used yesterday)

I then cut the woodland scene die leaving the waste in the die I added this to a sheet of double sided adhesive finning the gaps with glitter dust .

To frame the piece I cut the largest die in the spellbinders elegant ovals using one of the Creative Expressions double pierced ovals to make this into a frame.  I then added more of the crystals strips around this and added this over the scene before trimming to size.

I added a messy bow of a new organza ribbon I bought at the show and added a crystal embellishment from my stash.

A glittery card that would be suitable for lots of occasions.

Enjoy...