I just love all things Elf / Elves at christmas, it sums up the magical season for me.
Again these are all from slow boat ( even the stamp ) and cut very well. I did find these tricky to do as so delicate to hold let alone colour in. For the colouring I used Nuvo Alcohol Markers
These will be going on kids christmas sacks just hope they like them !
Just need to add hole and twine and job done 🙂
Before my upcoming hectic but happy weekend is upon me, I decided to finally have a test run with the edge dies I got from slow boat from China.
These cut like a dream and cannot wait to put them to good use when I need to make a card for a special event. Hardly have to use a pokey tool as the little pieces fall right out. BUT the one edge die on top right hand photo, now that was another matter. I did struggle to begin with with this but as alot of other crafters have had same problem I feel relieved I am not doing anything wrong. Phew !
Aren’t they gorgeous ?
Sorry for lack of blog posts recently, I have been so busy with work, family and also prepping for an upcoming Christening.
As I mentioned previously my happy mail has almost arrived and now slowly drifting off as not waiting for many to arrive. Have to say I am so impressed with what I have so far and no doubt be ordering more in future.
As I had a rare weekend off, I finally got to test some of the dies and no doubt many of you will be familiar with the make of these. I did a trial run of Christmas Cards and also made a trial attempt at the ” favour” boxes as may need to make 60 of these for upcoming Christening.
Anyway here they are. Hope you like 🙂
Well my happy mail from China is slowly all arriving, I say all arriving that is kind of incorrect as have quite a few more to come !
Had to have a play around with the new dies and I am very impressed. Also a while back I made my God daughters Christening Card, but when all the lovely dies arrived I knew I was not 100% happy with it so I re did it and I am alot happier.
Here are a few cards I made… Hope you like them
A lovely 3 day weekend thanks to a Bank Holiday Monday and I have so much to make. I wanted to make a start on my dad’s Father’s Day card and was due a die delivery today which is so appropriate for him but alas did not arrive, so I decided to crack on with an order someone asked me to make…. 25 Baby Shower Tags with specific colours of Blue, Pink and Silver.
I had alot of fun making these and when I sent over a proof of these they loved it ! which makes me a happy bunny. I will admit I have an alphabet stamp set but they were so fiddly so out came the laptop and printer which enabled me to create the personalised tags.
So tomorrow will see me doing more printing of background papers as have so many ideas in my head of what I would like to make 🙂
Well finally I am able to get to crafting after manic month. To be honest I have really missed doing this.
So, I have a Christening very soon so I decided to make a non traditional Christening card for the little girl.
I found a great site that allows you download blueprints / sketches for any card ideas which is fab as I often get stuck at deciding a layout. Saying that, the design I wanted to follow did not end up at final result but am pretty sure the little girl and her parents will like the card.
I know the card if missing a stamped sentiment but I simply do not have either a Christening or On Your Special Day stamp ! – Ebay here I come
Supplies :- Dies from Ebay, Card stock ( no idea as was given alot ) Inks :- Distress Ink – Spun Sugar, Pickled Raspberry, Milled Lavender. MementoDew Drops – Brilliance Starlight Silver, Angel Pink, Lulu Lavender, Rich Cocoa & Tuxedo Black. Dovecraft3D Pearl Drops Pastel Pink
So as today was miserable weather I decided to make a couple of cards – well template’s of cards after browsing Pinterest for ideas.
I know these cards are again not 100% perfect, just merely templates for when I do make them for various occasions.
I made 3 Thankyou cards for my godson Nanna ( as unsure what one to give her ) as she kindly made me a nap map and next week I will be making her a Scrabble Family Name Frame as a Thankyou for her kind gesture.
The Unicorn does look plain I will admit but I am aware it needs a colour background I was so undecisive of what colour so left it blank for now….maybe pastel blue, pink, orange ??? Hmm I don;t know !
Supplies :- Clearly Besotted Stamps – Thankyou, Flower Blocks & Forgive Me Flowers. Dies :- CBS Flower Blocks & Marianne Designs Eline & Unicorn Die. Inks- Memento Dew Drops