Friday, 12 September 2014

Order Revealed!

I can now show you what I made for Maria.  

She makes and sells Silver Jewellery and wanted these for Display purposes for her Table at Fairs she attends throughout the year.

I was a bit nervous that she would like them, but she did thank goodness!

I used Graphic45 Staples ATC Book Boxes, Cosmo Cricket Canvas Tags and Wooden Cotton Reels. 

 I used K & Company Papers to cover all of the above and then embellished with Graphic45 Sweet Sentiments Collection Cut Apart Papers......

The Collection .....

ATC Book Box Top .....

ATC Book Box Front .....

ATC Book Box Back & Side .....

ATC Book Box Inside .....

Canvas Tag Front .....

Canvas Tag Back .....

Cotton Reel Front .....

Cotton Reel Back ......

Happy Crafting !!

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Spare Tag Album

As mentioned in the last Post, I had this Tag Album spare as Nic didn't want it with the Trinket Box I made for her.

I used a mixture of Graphic45 Staples Tag Album and Graphic45 Sweet Sentiments Cut Aparts together with K & Company Papers.

The second and third Tags have Pockets and I have put an extra Mat in each one so you can add some extra photos.

I have left the back of the Tags fairly plain with plenty of room for more photos.

Happy Crafting !

Friday, 29 August 2014

Graphic45/K & Company Trinket Box

A couple of weeks ago my friend Nic  (A French Accent) from the Topsham Flea Market asked me to make one of my Trinket Boxes for herself.

She gave me some ideas of style and colours she would like, so last week I set too and made this Box

I used one of the Graphic45 Staples Book Boxes .....

She didn't want the Tag inside, so I have put this aside ready to make a Tag Album with it.

I used Papers from K & Company and then some Cut Aparts from Graphic45 Sweet Sentiments 8" x 8" Paper Pad .....

She didn't want too much embellishment on the Box as this is going to be an every day use Box.

I know she wanted to be able to put her change in the Box, so as you can see, I lined the base of the Box with Cork to give it more durability!

She loved it!

Nic makes some gorgeous Handmade Gifts and Accessories.  Original designs with an accent on French Romantic/Rustic Style

Pop over and have a look on her  Facebook Page

This is just a VERY small sample of her work .....

Cushions made to Order .....

Personalised Bags made to Order .....

You can also see more of my own makes on my Facebook Page

Happy Crafting !!


Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Tip for Today

I just wanted to share a tip with you.

A few months ago I picked up some Bead Caps in a Sale.  I don't "do" beading, but they were such a bargain I was tempted!

The other day I was having a sort out of my stash, as you do, and came across them again!

I thought "I MUST be able to do something with them!"

This picture is similar to the ones I have .....

Then, for some reason, I pushed it down in the middle and it easily opened up and left me with a perfect light weight small round flower shape!  Perfect for any paper crafting project!

There are so many colours, shapes and designs of Bead Caps out there.  I know I shall be looking out for some more!

I haven't used one yet, but I WILL !


Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Getting Sorted!

Please bare with me while I am getting myself sorted!

I haven't abandoned this Blog!

In the meantime, I would love you to visit my Pinterest Boards, click the Link above.  This will give you some idea of who I am and what I love!

The Craft Marquee Board is full of all the things I have made over the last few months, although I haven't always been good and taken photos of everything :( Time, Time, Time!!  We all seem to chase it!

You will also find Video Tutorials from very talented Designers from across the World and of course, my ALL TIME FAVOURITE Company, Graphic45.  Just love, love, love their Collection.

I will be back soon!!