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Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Card Group

I've just realised that I haven't shared my makes from our last card group even though it was nearly a month ago so my apologies for that. This time it was Ann's turn to lead us and we made two lovely cards. Unfortunately they both used Mirri card and try as i might I can't get a decent photo of either of them and one just won't work at all. Anyway this is one of the cards I made. I know its not a good photo and it has lots of reflections but its the best I have managed so far


Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Chocolate Baroque Challenge 3

I'ts challenge time again at Chocolate Baroque and this month this is our colour palette and inspiration




I chose to make a Christmas card using the colour palette as my inspiration and this is the card I made.




Thursday, 25 September 2014

Snippets Card

I'm joining in again at the Playground with my card made from snippetts. I thought I would share a Christnmas card I made using some snippets of left over papers from last year








Why don't you go visit and join in I'm sure if you are anything like me you will have lots of leftover snippets in a box and this is a great way to use them up

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Very Berry Textile ATC Swap 4

I've been taking part in Ali's textile ATC swap recently which is lots of fun. This jus the 4th swap Ali has organised and the 3rd one I have joined in with



I have heard that my recipient Sian has received her ATC that I made so now I am able to share it here. The theme was Getting Away From it All and this is the ATC that I stitched




Saturday, 6 September 2014

A couple of Snipets cards


I've been using up my snippets again and these are the cards I have made









It's always very satisfying to use up leftover bits and pieces from previous projects and these cards both do that. In the first card the flowers are left over and in the second one the background and the butterflies are left overs

I'm playing along at the 
Butterfly challenge where you need to include butterflies and a sentiment and my second card does that




Friday, 5 September 2014

Pop Up Christmas Card

A couple of weeks ago I bought a collection of these cards from The Printable Craft Shop which is part of the My-Crafts site. This is an brilliant bundle and the cards are easy to make. So far I have done 2, the first one I did is this one



And this is my second one which did actually turn out better so as I will be making more i should hopefully improve the final look of my cards



Thursday, 4 September 2014

Mixed Media

I was having a play at doing some mixed media last week after we had had a class on it back in July and I managed to make a piece that i was happy to use. I turned it into a set of notelets






Saturday, 30 August 2014

Chocolate Baroque Challenge 2

Im joining in again this month over at Chocolate Baroque with their second challenge. You can find it here  The inspiration and colours for this months challenge are





This is my take on the challenge




I'm also playing along with Butterfly challenge 12 here which this time is to include a butterfly and a sentiment 

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Pixies Snippets Playground 139

Hi everyone, I've been making a start on my Christmas cards as you know and so I thought as I had made this one with some left over snippets from some other cards I would share it today and enter it at Pixie's playground. I made this using the leftover piece of card from cutting a Christmas tree and the wordy paper is also from my snippets box. You can join in with this weeks snippet challenge here 




Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Work in Progress Wednesday August 27th 2014

Work in progress is really the wrong title for this post because I've finished. Yes thats right my cross stitch is finally all done so this will be my last link up with Sharon and her blog for now. If you are inspired and have a piece of work you want to get completed I'd highly recommend this as a way to spur you on. You can read all about it here on Sharon's blog

My finished "Wee Three"