Saturday, 31 October 2015

Crochet Flower Hair Bands...

Good morning,

Continuing to share my creations using the crocheted flowers I have made.  Today I have some hairbands to show you...

First the Alice Bands...

And then the stretchy hairbands...

I purchased the hairbands and added my crocheted flowers and a button.
Very pretty, aren't they?

Have a great weekend,

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Christmas Cards

Hi there

I have  had a great crafty time creating these wonderful cards with items from my stash.


Stamping, colouring, die cutting,


Stenciling and gilding, pretty papers,


punching, embossing


sparkle medium, liquid pearls


stardust pens, flock, flower soft


glitter glue, rhinestones, glitter, ribbon and  brads.

As I said - a great time.

These items are all available in our Online Store

Till next time - Have fun creating

Monday, 26 October 2015

Vintage Holly Cards - Kaszazz


Here are some cards created with the Vintage Holly stamp set from Kaszazz

On the first card the red frame is die cut from the snapshot die. It is inlaid with a die cut white piece,
from another white frame, which is stamped with feathered friends, and A Merry Christmas which is gold embossed. The top section was then embossed in the stars folder. The holly leaves were stamped on to flourish paper and fussy cut, the fixed over the base of the frame. Berries were coloured with pencil and stickles applied.
The second tree has flourish tree stamped on to olive card and white embossed then cut out.
For the final card, Monogram is stamped and gold embossed on white card and then die cut into a circle. Holly leaves were again stamped on to flourish paper and fussy cut, then arranged into a wreath. This was then attached to the papered card front.


Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Journal Covers-Mixed Media


I have a couple of mixed media covers to show you today.
Both sets of covers are based on chipboard, which I painted first with gesso.

The first set was then painted with acrylic paints.
Various elements were die cut, embossed or coloured and then applied with mod podge. An all over coat of mod podge was applied to seal it, and rhinestones added to birds eyes and flowers. When dried a second all over coat was applied to protect.

Tim Holtz  branch tree and foliage strip dyes were used. A woodgrain embossing folder and Heartfelt Creations Birds and Blooms stamps and dies.

The inside of the covers were covered in patterned paper and and holes punched for binding.

A sheet of plain card which has been stamped was added inside the front and back, and pages of lined coloured papers added.

A pocket envelope is fixed to the back page.

This cover has been done a little differently.
After the initial coat of gesso, I applied crackle texture to the top of the board and smooth texture in curves to the lower section.

Acrylic paints were then applied.

Stampscapes scenes were stamped on to tissue paper then applied with mod podge to the cover, and the whole cover painted with mod podge. When dried I added additional paint, some glitter glue to the waterfalls for sparkle, and when this had dried another full coat of mod podge to protect.

The back cover was simple painted, the tree trunks added and the whole cover sealed.

Covers were again lined with paper and binding holes punched.

The book was completed in the same way as the previous one.

I really enjoyed creating these books  and I will be definitely making more.

Till next time - have fun creating

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Fathers Day Card...


Raining here again in sunny Queensland.  We are having the strangest of weather!!

Just a short post for you today...  Here is the Father's Day Card I created for my own Father.  Dad's favourite colour is green and I am addicted to owls - so what better than a green card featuring an owl!

I black embossed the owl and added rhinestones for his eyes.  The owl is an Inkadinkado Stamp and the wording is from Prickly Pear.

Thanks for visiting,

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Customer Order Pack 3 Blanks...


Sharing with you the third pack of cards I created for a Customer.  This pack is a mixture of "blank" cards or multi-purpose cards.

In this pack, I tried to create cards that could be used for either male or female recipients.

It is raining at the moment... perfect weather for crafting!
See you soon,

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Peaceful Wreath-Stampin'up


These cards and tags have been created using Stampin'up Peaceful Wreath stamps and dies.

The background is Hardwood stamp.

A couple of die cut deer have been added, and the background is Woodland embossing folder.


Coordinating gift tags.
How is your Christmas crafting progressing?

Till next time - be happy

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Peaceful Pines - Stampin'up


For these cards and tags I have used Stampin'up Peaceful Pines stamps and dies.
Papers are from Home for Christmas pack. Sentiments from More Merry Messages



Card used is Mossy Meadow and Mint macaroon with red glimmer behind two of the trees. Berries and boughs embossing folder and star punch have also been used. Embellishments used are enamel dots, iced rhinestones, coloured rhinestones, gold buttons, red and burlap ribbon and dazzling details glitter glue.

Till next time-be happy crafting