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Thursday, 27 December 2018

Hunkydory Playtime!



I was delighted to be  asked if I would like to review some
Hunkydory products and share my views with you all. 
I chose to use the
 Hunkydory @home usb key no 8
 to play as I have never crafted  with them before ..and i was impressed! I got carried away!
will definitely be making a lot more creations using the usb key.
There are 8 sections to this usb key so there is something for everyone
including......Toppers, Papers, Inserts, Card Stock, Concept Cards and more 

My first make is a 6x6 Easel card 

papers printed from the flight of the butterflies selection printed on A4 matt photo paper

Card no 2
is from the 
Eastern Treasures selection also printed on A4 matt photo paper


Card No 3
is an A5 card from the Party Animals selection

Cards No 4 & 5
are Concept cards made following the instructions which are included on the usb and from the Deco Shimmer selection
this time i printed them onto A3 white cardstock and the quality of the papers remained  perfect
so happy i can do this to make larger cards and use my printer to its full advantage thats a big plus in my book!!


So whats my opinion on the
Hunkydory @home usb key no 8
Fabulous!!
this will keep me going through out the year the  print quality is superb 
so much content in a variety of styles..so easy to use
something for everyone..and I'm still playing and creating
its a big thumbs up from me!
well done Hunkydory!
to get yours visit
https://www.hunkydorycrafts.co.uk/hunkydoryathome-usb008-key-8.html

Friday, 23 November 2018

Christmas overload



  Imagination Crafts stamps Coloured using crafters companion spectrumnoir pens





Older stamps from LOTV and Magnolia coloured using my crafters companion colourblend pencils

I am adding into the following challenges
https://cutecardthursday.blogspot.com/ festive colours
https://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/ sentiment
https://forevermagnolia.blogspot.com/ girly

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

happy halloween



A couple of halloween makes both coloured using my spectrum noir colourblend pencils
I am adding to the following challenges
http://colouringinscrapland.blogspot.com/ halloween
https://thatscraftychallenges.blogspot.com/ spooky
http://thesisterhoodofcrafters.blogspot.com/ cute spooks

New baby card and Halloween

 So sorry I havent been about for the last few weeks, I have a new granddaughter Ada -Mae, this is the card I made to celebrate her arrival, I have used crafters companion heart easel die as the base for my card, balloons and sentiment are also from crafters companion
I am adding this card into the following challenges
https://creativecraftcottage.blogspot.com/ pretty pinks
http://4craftychicks.blogspot.com/ pink is the new orange
http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.com/ fancy folds




Thursday, 13 September 2018

back to school


I always make time to craft with my grandaughter...this is what i got up to in the holidays in readiness for her going back to school. The die i have used is a gingerbread man from crafters companion threaders range..a little imagination and he became the little cuties on the notebook and an alien on the bookmark ......she loved them
I am entering into the following challenges
https://thecraftyaddicts.blogspot.com/ back to school
https://bastel-traum.blogspot.com/ back to school
https://doubletroublechallenge.blogspot.com/ school days


A more rustic Christmas card


Is this Rustic? i thought it was..I have used textured embossing folder and dies from crafters companion adding a bit gilding wax and glitter
I am adding into the following challenges
https://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com/   3 of something
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/  christmas

Friday, 7 September 2018

catching up on a few recent makes


catching up on a few recent makes special cards with matching money wallets featuring lots of various dies!

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Colouring up!




Spent yesterday colouring..I love to use my Spectrum noir Colourblend pencils and just had time to add them to a card
I am entering into the following challenges
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.com/ flower power
http://thatscraftychallenges.blogspot.com/ animal magic
https://thefairyandtheunicornchallenge.blogspot.com/..mythical/fantasy
https://colourcrazychallenge.blogspot.com/ anything goes


Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Teacher gifts



 some teacher gifts I have been making for family and friends..the most popular have been the candles with cards
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/ no patterened paper
http://southerngirlschallenge.blogspot.com/ just a bit flash
http://thatscraftychallenges.blogspot.com/2018/07/close-to-nature-challenge.html

Saturday, 30 June 2018

white on white


I had to make one of the hardest cards to make a Sympathy card so went for white on white using this lovely embossing folder from Crafters companion Regal Swirls from the black and gold collection..I was looking for simple but elegant
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.com/ dry embossing because it gives such an elegant finish to my cards


Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Time


well finally finished these 2 cards using Sheena Douglas stamps..take time and ...music time. . from Crafters companion , coloured using my spectrum noir pens and colourblend pencils also used TH distress inks..love how they have turned out!
I am entering these into the following challenges
https://aurorawingschallenge.blogspot.com/ once upon a time......the time machine HG Wells
http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/2018/06/june-anything-goes.html
http://snarkystampers.blogspot.com/2018/06/soss-112-q-is-for-quote.html

Monday, 25 June 2018

perfect peonies


Made this special card using Perfect Peony stamp from Crafters Companion coloured with spectrum noir pens and colourblend pencils also used the smaller stamp on a matching candle and card box
I am entering this card into the following challenges
http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.com/..anything goes
http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.com/..june blooms
https://creataliciouschallenges.blogspot.com/ anything goes option flowers

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Fathers Day


Just finished my card  for Fathers day on sunday
I have used Die'sire essentials Stars and the diamond press alphabet along with craft card and fancy papers and TH distress ink.
I am adding this card into the following challenges
http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.com/ for man or boy
https://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com/ masculine card
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.com/ patterned paper
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/ for a male
http://diecuttindivas.blogspot.com/2018/06/ch-373-masculine-or-fathers-day.html
http://cardz4guyz.blogspot.com/2018/06/challenge-196-fathers-day.html
http://stinkininkers.blogspot.com/2018/06/the-guys-have-it.html

Friday, 8 June 2018

special birthday card





Wanted to share this special birthday card today,I have used papers from Bearlymine designs and a paper i designed myself to go with it, I have also used lace ,ribbon ,flowers and made a box for it to go in coz its a special card for a special lady.I chose/love  this card shape as it does make such a special card for someone special i think.
I am adding this card to the following challenges
http://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/ ribbon or twine
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.com/  Favourite Card Shape / Fold (& why).
http://unstampabelleschallenges.blogspot.com/ flowers

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Memory Box



Todays project a shabby chic/vintage wooden memory box ..it has a gold shimmer but the camera hasnt picked it up..somewhere nice to keep all those treasured photos ect

http://craftycreationschallenges.blogspot.com/ anything goes
http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.com/ anything goes
http://frillyandfunkie.blogspot.com/ lace
http://lilredwagon.blogspot.com/ shabby chic

Monday, 21 May 2018

Happy Birthday


I would like to share this 21st birthday card I have recently finished  along with a matching money wallet I have used dies from different companies but they go together so well
I am adding this card into the following challenges
 http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ happy Birthday
http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ favourite florals
http://seizethebirthday.blogspot.co.uk/  just a number
http://houseofcardschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ shaped card


Sunday, 20 May 2018

Wedding Keepsake Box Tutorial


Well wasnt the Royal Wedding splendid! A beautiful day for a beautiful couple!
I think we've all had a touch of wedding fever
Get ready for a long post with plenty of pictures
I will be sharing this on FB as I have had a lot of requests for these boxes





Crafters Companion Products used
Together forever signature collection
Forever in my heart die
Mr & Mrs die
Wings of love die
Tiara mine edgable die
Together forever papers
Die'sire Flowers for all occasions
Big Score
Centura Pearl card

1. cut box base from card 10" x 12" and score at 2" on each side and
make up like normal box base





2. Wrap over lid, cut card 15" x 9" score at 6 1/2" turn to opposite
edge and score at 6 1/2"



3. decorate  all  with pattened papers as shown



4.add sticky tape to bottom of box base and to the back of box base,
also use collal glue to give it a firm hold when making up.



5. place the base on the the wrap over lid making sure you have it
right up to the score line at the back and have 1/2 inch at the front
and sides.
6. remove the sticky tape and add glue to back of box then fold into
place the lid


7. Now you keepsake box is complete  decorate with forever together dies.

http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/ anything goes with patterned paper