Hi All! Following the brilliant workshops I attended at Stamperama, one of the tutors invited me to come to a weekend cardmaking course with her at Stamp Addicts. I went, and over the course of 2 days we made 14 cards! I learnt lots of new techniques in the process – from basic stamping, embossing and… Continue reading A Whole Weekend of Learning!
Hi All! I know, I know, I’ve been so long between posts AGAIN!! February has just been so busy, and now Yaris is unwell too… I hate winter!!! Anyway, enough moaning and let’s get on with some nice stuff instead!! At the beginning of February I went to the Stamperama event near my home. They… Continue reading Learning some cool new techniques – Stamperama!!
Hello Again! Something a bit different this time. I made some Christmas cards using images printed from the website CraftsUPrint, and they look really pretty. There are some one-off designs, and then some on a theme, so I hope you like them. I’ve got some more to come soon, and they are funny ones so… Continue reading Computer Christmas Cards
Hi! On the way home from the hospital a couple of weeks ago I discovered a hidden treasure in The Barn Courtyard off the High Street in Wendover, Buckinghamshire – a little shop called Fabric HQ that is filled to the brim with the most beautiful fabrics and other sewing bits and bobs . It’s in a… Continue reading Pretty New Fabrics From a Hidden Treasure!
Hi Again!! You’ve seen the Emerald Green Firework Bracelet Necklace and Bracelet I made. Well, now I’ve made a Midnight Black Necklace too, and the bracelet is in the works (will add the pics when it’s finished!). It’s made the same way as the other, but the materials used for the necklace are: 20 x… Continue reading More Fireworks!
Hello Again!! Do you remember the Emerald Fireworks Bracelet I made not long ago? Well, I’ve now made a matching necklace to go with it. It’s also a kit from The Bead Shop, Manchester, designed by Janine McGinnies. Here’s the tutorial: Emerald Fireworks Necklace (Designed by Janine McGinnies) Materials Needed: 20 x 6mm Emerald Swarovski… Continue reading An Explosive Necklace!
Hi! Apologies for such a long gap. I’ve been through another rough patch so trying to catch up with my blog’s hard work at the moment. I’m back now though, so hopefully you’ll get more posts now!! I haven’t completely wasted my time whilst I’ve been gone, however – I’ve been making little cross-stitch pieces… Continue reading Time Flies… And Cross Stitch Develops!
Hi! So, after coming home from my lovely holiday, I’m still rather exhausted! I’ve got all these lovely ideas in my head for things I want to try after learning new techniques on holiday, but right now I have no energy at all for doing them! Instead, the last couple of days, I have done… Continue reading Evening Crafting!
Something a little different today! With my share of the money from the Christmas sales, I bought a box of assorted kits, beads and other items from my supplier in America who I got the Christmas ornament kits from. They’d offered me a big box of unspecified items from their sale, so I thought I’d… Continue reading Big Box Project 1 – Gingerbread Men!
So this week Crafty Debbie and I wanted to do something a bit different, and after seeing an article in Papercraft Inspirations magazine, we decided to have a go at making shaped aperture cards. The magazine issue number is Issue 111, for those of you who are interested, and the apertures are in the shape of… Continue reading Animal Apertures!