Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Another Retreat Card

The card I have to show you today is another project from the Aberdeen Craft Retreat with Papeterie Crafts.

This is a card that was designed by Jean Ingram. A beautiful card made with Tim Holtz Media dies and Sue Wilson Dies - Happy Birthday. Card is A5. Easy card but very elegant.

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Card Made from Graphic 45 papers

Hi I have just come back from a lovely week with my crafty friends on our annual crafting retreat. This was our 10th year and probably our final year at that location. When we started there were 17/18 people it is now down to 6 :-). Bit sad but I am sure we will find somewhere else to meet up. I will be posting my projects made over the next few posts. 

The card I have to show you today was one I made up in Aberdeen on my crafty retreat. We made 3 cards during that workshop all using Graphic 45 - Botanical papers. I have never used these papers before and I really enjoyed using them.

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Saturday, 9 June 2018

Another WorkShop Card

This is the 2nd card that we made at Clair & Sharni's workshop last week. Again another Whimsy stamp - this time Ruby.

I coloured this one with Promarkers. Liked this colouring better than the last one :-) . Have added sequins to add some bling. 

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Friday, 8 June 2018

Workshop Card

So today I finally got up in my craft room and started crafting. It is so nice to have everything sorted so I know what I have and where it is. I am away from Monday for a week so will schedule some cards that I have made recently at workshops and some O made today and ones that I will make over the weekend.

The card I have to show you today is one that I made at Clair & Sharni's workshop on 31st May. 

This is such a sweet image from Whimsy Stamps. This one is called Daphne.  I have coloured her with water coloured  pens. The original sample had 'Thanks on it but I decided that I wanted 'Happy Birthday'

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Sunday, 3 June 2018

My New Craft Room

Not to bore you but I am so excited!! Those of you that read my blog know that for the past umpteen months I have been sorting my craft room and getting it redecorated. Well I am pleased to say that it is now completed. Whoo Hoo!! So now I am going to bore you with the step by step progress. :-) 

Here are pictures of how it looked. 

All cleared and ready for painting.

 All decorated and waiting for the new furniture.

We went to Ikea to get all my furniture and here it all is ready to be put together.

Here it is all completed and all my stuff put away.
(This is a piece of art that I did at the crafting retreat in Aberdeen, more details and pictures from the weekend coming soon!)

These are my old units I have reused. 

My new desk and chair.

Still need to sort out my stamps here

My Ikea units (love love love them) 

Trouble is I don't want to use it and mess it up :-) but I need to get in thee and start creating!! 

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Thursday, 17 May 2018

Hubby is 60

Ok so as previously stated it was also my husband's 60th birthday on Monday. I am having a surprise birthday party for him this weekend which he probably won't be happy with :-) but since Leon was born his birthday has been taking a back seat so as this one is a biggy he gets a party!! Watch this space to see how he enjoys it! This is him with his cake he had on ho birthday.

I did make a card sometime ago for him but with the upheaval of my craft room being decorated I couldn't find it..opps!!.. so I had to make him another one....quickly!
I got the image of the internet and designed the wording in CAP. Another simple card . I have then matted it onto black and blue card. 

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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

My Grandson is 7.....

On Monday my oldest grandson reached the grand old age of 7.... where has that time gone??? He is growing up far too fast :-) 

We had a party for him on Sunday and he picked out his own cake which as you can see is covered in sweets!!!

Here is the card that I made him. He still very much loves The Minions so hence his card. The image I got off the internet and I designed the card on CAP. 

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