As you know ( or may not know ) My gorgeous Goddaughter is approaching 1 ( where has that year gone ?? ) As her birthday cake is Fairy / Butterfly Themed, I was asked if I could make some Butterfly cupcake toppers.
This is what I made. Think it will fit in with the theme beautifully
So now with christmas is over with, now begins the mad rush of birthdays I have in next few months. I decided to start today with a card for my god daughter’s upcoming first birthday and for a special little man in my life.
For my god daughter’s card I decided to go with a Fairy theme as I know she has a fairy birthday cake on order so it seemed fitting. For the background I grabbed a piece of laminated sheet ( as I have no acetate ) and put Distress Oxides Worn Lipstick and Pickled Raspberry on it and spritzed with water and placed white card on top. This is first time I have done this and I am very pleased with result.
Such a shame the camera did not pick up the gorgeous glitter from Spectrum Noir Sparkle Brush Pens. Again this was my first time using these and again I am so impressed with these and so easy to use. I have my eye on 2 more other sets ! This set was Spring / Summer.
For the special little man in my life I decided to use the Space Explorer stamp and die set. Again I am not that brilliant at colouring but i gave it a go … I know I have room for ALOT of improvement but I was pleased and hopefully little man will be too. The pens I used were Nuvo Alcohol Markers.
Firstly I would like to apologise to anyone that follows my blog for my recent silence. I have been extremely busy with work, family, crafts and Christmas.
Over the pass few weekends I have made Christmas Cards for family and God Children. To be honest since last year I have seen a slight improvement in my crafting although I will be honest and say I am still nowhere near as good as alot of crafters out there but I am pleased with the cards I have made.
This will more than likely be my last blog post of 2017 as for the next few weekends I am busy so I will bid you all a Merry Christmas & All the best wishes for 2018. Hope you all have a lovely Christmas and family time. Stay safe and see you next year
Hope you like the cards 🙂
After my successful baking marathon for my gorgeous god daughter’s christening, I can now sit back and relax and craft ( or in my case attempt to craft ).
It is my eldest god daughter’s wedding anniversary approaching and I had two idea’s in my head that I wanted to create. Am almost happy to say the card’s came out pretty close to my image.
I am undecided on what one to use ! The couple and Paris does have significant meaning to them both, But I have to admit I do like the cute couple looking into the sunset. I am also pleased with how the sunset finished as I am totally useless with Distress Ink blending, I have tried all sorts of paper and this was watercolour paper.
All of the dies are from slow boat and unbranded but 1 love them
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 ?
So sorry for delay in posting, I have been very busy with upcoming Christening.
I was asked to make 60 favour boxes which took me a weekend to complete. I then also decided to make a start on Christmas Cards using dies from slow boat from China. Have to say I am very impressed with how these came out.
Here are my makes from couple weekends. Hope you like them
Next weekend I will be very busy making 3 Cupcake Bouquets, Macarons and 2 Tiered Cupcakes for my soon to be god daughter 🙂
Christening Favour Boxes
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 🙂