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Sunday, 28 November 2010

Creative Inspirations Challenge 48....DT Card

"Christmas Gifts"
Desk Caddy
This weeks challenge over at Creative Inspirations is set by our lovely Cor.We have the Snow ,Frost, minus -6 temp here last night.With it
now with less than 27 days till the Man in the Red Coat Arrives .We thought we would give you a helping hand to get all those christmas gifts ready.
Enter this weeks challenge over at Creative Inspirations at the same time.
Plus we have our Monthly Sponsor Fantastic Ribbons & PapercupCakes .So chance to win some lovely goodies.
Now onto my DT Creation .Now i made this after seeing it on a blog last year
Kathleen Innes, Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator .Unfortunately i cant fill it as the person it is going does look at my blog.But it will be filled with crafty Goodies and the celephane wrapped round and ribbon at the top.So it does make a fab Present.
I you would like instructions please email me happy to give the pdf instructions and happy to say i have piccy's too.Now if i can make this anyone can...lol
On each 4 sides i have added the Tilda image and coloured with copics and Stickles.
Materials used
2 Sheets Designer Card Stock
Image :Tilda
Inks :Copics
Eyelets
Ribbon
Tools:Scor Pal,Cutter,Ruler ,Pencil ,Cropodile
I am Entering this into the following Challenges:
Crafty Cardmakers:Containers
Winter Wonderland:Shaped
Fab n Funky:Go with the Flow
Fun with shapes & More:Everything But a card
Ellephantastic Challenge:Red /Green
Quixotic Inspirations: No Square or Rectangle
Hope you like my creation have fab Sunday keep safe and warm in this Wintery weather.
Dont forget to join in with the challenge ,pop see the other Dt creations for inspiration.
Love n hugs

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Saturday, 27 November 2010

December Tag Swap

Good morning might i just say a parky one at that,ice ,snow ,frost what more could you ask for!........lol
I have finally finished the 3 tags i need for my December Tag Swap.These i am show casing are the final two.Yes for first time in my life ive made two the same and still loveeeee the way they have come out.The second tag is the one i have duplicated as i loved the first one i made .
These will now be in the post on Monday .Just have to add My red Fibers (once i untangle them..lol)

Materials
Tim Holtz :Grunge board
Cardstock:Stampin up
Distress Inks Brushed Cordoury,Pine Needles,Fired Brick
Tim Holtz :Alcohol Blending Solution
Die cuts Tim Holtz
Silver Embossing Powder
Stamps :Sentiments unknown
Mess,Bow Wreath Button from Stash
Gold Cherub from RAK
Holly Brad:Dooddle bug
Nail heads : from TheCraftbarn
Merry Christmas Brad from stash
Sticklers :Christmas Red
Flowers made from news Paper cut from Sizzix Die cut
I am entering thes into the following challenges:
The Stampman Challenge;Anything nby Time Chrsitmas
Die Cut Dreams :Use Die cut ...Tim holtz Bird Die cut
Sundays with Crissy:Red Green and Gold
C-Inspirations:Red,Green,Gold
Papertake Weekly :Die Cut ...Tim holtz Bird
Creative Craft Challenge:
Tag it!
Crafty Pad:Red & Green



Thanks for looking and all the lovely messages .if you pop by please leave a message i will be sure to retun it!
Have fab Saturday keep warm and safe
love n hugs

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Wednesday, 24 November 2010

WOYWW.....Candy.......Where do the weeks go!

Good Morning all you WOYWW'S......where are the weeks going ,my dad last night reminded me that we go down for crimbo a4 weeks Thursday...ARRRGGGHHH.Not prepared for Crimbo what so ever.
Firstly must thank everyone for there lovely comments last week i tried to pop over and see you all most i did but if i didnt im sorry.This was due to a phone call at 11am last Wednesday from my best Friend to say that her Daughters baby girl "Summer " had been found dead in her cot this morning only 7months .So the rest of the day was a blurr,and very numb.
Anyways please read the whole post as at the bottom i have some Candy for all you WOYWW bloggers.
Anyways if youd like to be nosey this morning check out the bosses Blog Here our Julia has all the info come and join the Wednesday nosey lot.
This week im afraid im still in the zone of the MESSY Crafter...lol
The first piccy i have took is the album on my desk from photos took last night .i thought id show you close up.I am commissioned to make a Christmas Paper bag album for a lady who wants to take it to Switzerland to her daughter.So i have to get my skates on.This is the front cover of the album happy with that but now my mojo has gone at the wrong time as i need to get another 11 pages done!

The below piccy shows some wee Bags in abox sat on the tin .These are easy and fab to make if your interested on how to make these for any occassion see my below post.These are filled with chocolates and tag is enclosed in ribbon to match paper but you cant really see that.Next to that i have jusT made some cd covers which i have decorated .The one you can see has green ribbon and merry Christmas in green embossed on front.


The pile on the right is all the papers ive got out for the album yep thats the one piled high!
couple cards in the back ground made just drying old santa card to left and tilda with tree to right.

WOYWW.......CANDY

Thought i would give away some candy to all you lovely WOYWWers.
So to be in with a chance of winning you must do:
1 Add your name to mr Linky with your number ,that you have added to Julia's Linky
(i.e jude 20 say i was number 20 that left my name on julias blog)
Then please leave me a comment as usual.This is only open to the wonderful WOYWWERS...I will announce the winner next Wednesday.
So remember have fab day and you gotta be in it to win it!
What you see below are new items and this is what one lucky person will win.
Have fun and be creative until next time!Now going to be Nosey and come see ya!

WOYWW CANDY


Okay Mr Linky Gone On Strike just add comment and will draw from comments
thanks for the up!



Have fun till next week be creative and remember a Messy Desk is a Creative one!Well thats my saying anyways..lol.Just a quick Thankyou to all who have voted for my daughter .Voting closes on 30th so if you'd like to vote (again)and wonder what it's all about check it outHERE

love n hugs

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Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Box In A Bag

Good morning and a belated "Happy Thanksgiving "To you all.
I can now show you the wee gifts ive given to some of our friends for Thanksgiving.
This idea i got from bloggin and Lori had it on her blog HERE.Box in a bag .Whihc is ideal for gifts and can hold multitude of things.
Ive now made further 6 for my daughter as she is raising fuinds for Alzeheimers at school.
you have to admit they are cute shaped and can hold anything and be given for any occassion.
These are actually filled with thorntons Chocolates!mmmm.....
I would like to enter these into the following challenges:
DCD :Anything Goes
Spoonfull of Sugar:Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew: Goodie bags/Treat boxes


Materials
Card Stock:Stampin Up
Design Paper:Papermania
Ribbon:From Stash
Tools:Scor Pal,Cropodile
Sentiment on tag:To /From Stampin up
Ink :Memento Black

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Thanks for stopping by and all the lovely messages left .
love n hugs
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Saturday, 20 November 2010

Christmas Is A Coming.....

"Christmas is a Coming"
Good Morning from a Cold ,Damp Foggie Norfolk.Well Christmas is a Coming quicker than we think!So even though im as yet not in the christmas Spirt,i have been making a few gifts for my daughters friends.with a matching card.
The above piccy is of a wee takeaway box whihc i have made ,decorated with D/papers form last year .Used the lovely Tilda image .Coloured with copics and various stickles to co-ordinate with their dresses.The next project is a Cracker and cant remember where i saw this project ,im pretty sure on someones blog.So if anyone knows please let me know as i would love to mention it on this post.I have again used last years D/Paper cut to the appropriate lengths distressed the edges of all sections .To the front ive added some beautiful lace which received in a beautiful package from a friend as RAK.Again Tilda is coloured in Copics and distressed,sticklers to
co=ordinate with their head bands and dresses.
One is filled with crafty bits thats the cracker the box with choclates & candy
Below piccy is close up of the Tildas on the fronty of the cracker
I have also made a 6x6 card to go with the lovely set above.


I would like to enter these creations into the following Challenges:
Secret Crafter:Handmade Christmas Gifts
Crazy 4You :Circles
Raise The Bar :Give thanks
Crafty Cardmakers:Gift Set and Card
Receipe
Cardstock:stampin Up
Design Papers :Last Years Left Overs
Image:Tilda
Sentiment:Kanban
Inks :Memento Black,Copics,Sticklers christmas red ,Green,Glamour dust Crystal,distressed Ink Fired Brick.
Ribbons/Lace from RAK
Pearls Kaiser Craft.
Tools,Scorpal ,Marianne Design die cuts./Nesties.Maguils fern punch.
Flowers are Prima

My last creation is a wee hanging ornament /decoration.
Made from Ply wood ,cut and preped sanded,then i have coloured with Copics,
Copic Black Pen Liner Sticklers,red,green,
Gamour Dust,Sakura gel clear.
Silver cord to thread after making hole with myCropodile.
I am entering this wee santa into the following Challenges:
Fun with Shapes and more :Hanging Decoration
Winter Wonderland:Decoration


Have a good weekend and keep warm and safe
love n hugs judex

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Friday, 19 November 2010

Christmas Creation And Some Very Sad News

Well i hope you are well on this foggie Friday Morning .First of all i would like to say a big thankyou for all the lovely messages on the Baby Album For "Summer".
Now the very sad news on Wednesday Morning Summer Died in her sleep and went to visit the Angels in heaven.Im numb as it brings it all back to me the loss of my son.I feel helpless but i can only be there for them at this time.
She was a mere 7 months old and as you can imagine the family are absolutely devastated.She was normal heallthy little girl.They wont know the cause until the PM on Tuesday but unfortunately have said it could be cot death.
The album well is stitting here for now and maybe later down the line she could make it into a Memory book.
RIP...Summer 08/04/2010- 17/11/2010

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Merry Christmas Card


I have for you a card i finished yesterday this is using the wonderful image from Magnolia .I think this has to be one of my favs this year.I have coloured her with copics and used Glamour dust Crystal on her coat.

I am entering this into the following challenges:
Simon Says :Sparkle
Playdate Cafe:Colour Combo...Red,Olive & Turquoise
C-Inspirations:Winter Woodland...Trees
Receipe
Cardstock:Stampin Up
Design Paper:Papermania
Image :Tilda with Christmas tree
Inks :Memento Black,& Copics
Sentiment:found in Stash
Flower:Prima
Pearls :Kaisercraft
Gems:Kanban.
Doilie:Little Yellow Bicycle


Hope you have alovely Friday and great Weekend
love n hugs

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Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Few Creations For you

Go9od Morning on this cold frosty -5!!!yes your right didnt read wrong only a mear MINUS 5!Parky not the word.Well this is my 2nd post today already!Warning long post loads piccies!
Here i have a gift set that i created yeterday.I cant show you items full with Prezzies ,Just incase the person it is for sees it!So here is the finished creations empty!
"Blue Christmas Gift Set"
I just love it when you can recycle things dont you .The tin is yet another coffee tin washed out first ..lolThen i have decorated using Papermania Papers christmas 2010 range.Added this gorgeous Blue Lace from Bunny Zoe Crafts.The Gorjuss Girls decoupage i had left over from a set.So i have added 3d foam pads and glued onto tin with my glue gun .With the tin being round i find it easier to use the gun.The wee beautiful gems are Prima .Ive used exactly the same on the box but before hand sanded it down ,then cut all papers to size distressed the edges with Rangers Faded Blue distress inks.Before sticking to inside and outside of the box.Added same blue lace just love it!and the prima gems.
Close up of decoupage above piccy is the tin and below close up of the box
open
I have added magnets to the inside front so it will close .
These i added before sticking front paper

I hope you like my creations i have entered this into the following Challenges:
Wild Orchard Crafts:Blue Christmas
Crazy 4Challenges: Christmas
ABC Challenge :Holidays
Cute Card Thursday :Anything Goes
StampinRoyality:Patterend Papers
Stamp & Create:Tis the Season

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My second creation is a Christmas Gift tag which i have made as part of a swap.
I have distressed the tag using Tim Holtz distress inks,Fired Brick ,Brushed Corduroy and Pine Needles.
The image was from a swap so i have distressed that with old paper,added some red twin,Kaiser craft pearls.Sentiment all i want for christmas from Kaiser craft "Dear Santa Collection"
Gold Cherub Charm,Red bow made with the bow easy.
I have just realised ive not added the ribbon oops to the tag i will before i swap it.
The Wreath at the top is a brad from last years stash.


I am entering this into the following Challenges:
Tuesday Taggers: Peace,Joy,Love somewhere on your project i have Peace on stamped image.
Spoonful of Sugar:Distressing
Totaly Gorjuss:Traditional; Christmas Colours
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Here is my third creation this morning all these were made yeaterday.
This is my fall tag distressed again with tim holtz inks ,Spiced Marmalade,Dried Marigold,
Rusty Hinge,and lastly Wild Honey.
I have stamped the leaves which is stamp from stampin up,Distressed the tiles spelling Fall.Coloured in the acorns with distressed inks watered down.Then glazed the 2 oak leaves.
Ribbon was from my stash.
I am entering this tag into the challenge:
Papertake Weekly :This week AutumSkies ,Golds,Reds,Browns


I do hope you like all my creations .
If you happen to pop by pleaase leave amessage and will return to visit you.
Thankyou for all your lovely comments about my daughter in previous post.
Yes i am a proud mum after everything she went through.
Have great day stay warm ,keep safe
love n hugs

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Whats on your Work Desk...WOYWW

Good Morning where does the time go Wednesday already....so that means another WOYWW,in other words a chance to snoop at all crafters desks and see what they are up to.Well if your none the wiser pop over to see Julia the boss !here.Been very cold frosty -5 this morning here in Weeting Norfolk.....OMG ..it's Parky.
Now before we get onto my desk i have big favour to ask all you WOYWW crafters/snoopers whatever youd like to be called...lol.As some of you will know my daughter was serverely bullied this year where it ended up us taking her out of school on medical advice from Gp.Thankfully we removed her from that school with the help of our MP.Now loves her new school im so happy as ive got my daughters back smiling,and happy.Regaining there self control.Anyway my eldest Sophie 13 got head hunted for modeling and tv work.She has no been choosen to go into the 3rd round of Teen queen.To get to the finals she has to be in top 2 .She need as many votes as Possible voting started last night ends 30th November.By text Vote if you would like to see more photos and maybe vote by text whihc i thankyou from the bottom of my heart .Then please go to post below here;http://crafts-international.blogspot.com/2010/11/heres-my-news-please-help-if-you-can.html

Now thats over WOYWW well sorry girls messy again today I have been very busy ...lol crafting for christmas .Below is a piccy of some tags ive been creating for a swap.Images i coloured late last night.Also a card that needs finishing touches .But i am awaitng some craft items that i bought on 4th November .Dont you just love it when you go to a craft website see your products there???put em in your basket and it lets you as they are in stock.To find out why after 7 days no craft package arrived ,so emails to ask when i am likely to receive.Reply comes back oh 2 of the items are OutStock...arrrgghhhhh...They werent when i ordered them!!!..Is it just me that hates this if there outta stock why not say that on the Website ?Why give us crafters hope that we will receive soon.....this pees me off big time!is it just me this happens to?I know times are hard but why advertise in STOCK when there not!Ok Moan over for this morning...fuming as just read email ...that would explain why my order hasnt arrived!


Oh now in this piccy i have been a making cd covers to the right of the piccy .Nice crimbo teddies on.Also a recycled cappoccino container waiting to be finished off as too late last night.So will get that finished today,also decorate my 2nd cd cover whihc is just white at present.


It must be Recycle week this week this used to be box with no draws so i have made the draws .I have got it covered now ave to add some decoration .And cover inside the boxes .What is it going to be?Well it is going to be advent box i have wee gifts wrapped up for us all my 2 daughters .O/h and MWAH..As youngest daughter doesnt eat chocolate so this year wed be different.Today have to decorate add some handles and then pop presents in each one .So they have 1-24 wee presents in there draw.I am now just stuck with what to put on the top to decorate so any ideas gratefully received?


This well this is piccy of the mess i left last night ,have moved box so you could see what was in the way.
So today i have only 4 projects that need finishing whihc is good for me....lol
So have a happy Wednesday thanks in advance to anyone who supports my daughter truly grateful it's just so nice to have her back smiling througout everything shes been through this year!
Last but not least please enter my sweet candy loads lovely candy on offer .post will stay at the top of blog until the 12th Dec so please i would love all you WOYWW Ladies to enter be in with a chance to win some crafty christmas goodies and distress inks.
Thanks for all the messages last week first week back managed to get round you all....Wow took some time but i did it!
Have fab day keep warm and safe and till next week ."Happy Crafting"


Love n hugs

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