Monday, 20 November 2017

Long Time no Posts - but Wedding is done and kids house has completed so ....

Well since July I was in full wedding flow for my daughter wedding,
It was a homemade affair in our local church where her Grandparents were married over 50yrs ago
Then onto the village hall for the reception.
We made nearly everything including the table cloths to keep costs down.
I will start posting the bits I made for those of you who are interested
As well as the cards I have made in that time.
Once they came back from honeymoon they were still living in us as their house had not completed
Then finally it completed at the beginning of November, so all hands to help them move all the stuff they had collected and stored for the past through months in a number of peoples home.
They are now happily sorting the house and have started their lives together
My son has moved into his sisters old bedroom as that was bigger which leave the small room for me to create a craftroom, with a put me up bed in case it ever needed.
So exciting, I am writing this whilst on Holiday in the Lakes with hubby and Stanley the greyhound
having a lovely relaxing time, the craftroom will start at the weekend when I get home!

Village Hall Before Decorations
After Decorations 
Top Table
 Yesterday At Top of Easedale Tarn in Grasmere my favourite walk

Thank you for those that follow me and have been patience whilst we went through this very enjoyable but busy time.

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Christmas Lights...

This card uses a great stamp I have had for ages
Its a complete set of men stamps and sentiments and they are all great fun
 I have coloured him using my spectrum noir pens
Then mounted him on to some scraps of paper I had 
The paper is double-sided so I just used the off cuts to frame the image and the sentiment
Quite a quick and simple card really but I quite pleased with it
I have been making lots of wedding bits so the cards have taken a back seat
I am in the middle of doing the bouquet and needed a break lol

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Monday, 10 July 2017

Wedding Invites

I have been doing lots preparation for my daughters wedding whilst I am off work recovering
 from an operation and unable to drive and having to rest - which I do badly!
Most I cannot show you as the wedding day is not until 30 September
But as she sent all her invitation out early in the year I can show them
She doesn't like lots of white space so it was quite challenging working out her invites
They had decided the colour is to Cadburys Purple and when they got engaged at Gator World last year it after doing a zip line through trees so they wanted a tree
After quite a few goes this is the final design.
The tree svg file was one I brought from Esty 
and the little cat and dog a pre-coloured image from Sassy Cheryls.  
I used my Brother Scan and Cut to cut everything including all the little images.
Then all I had to do was put them all together and put inside the details
The tree was carried through into the words inside
I think it worked out ok and they where easy to put together as there was only three layers and
most importantly they where really pleased with them
which is all that matters to me.

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This card uses another great image and sentiment from Bugaboo
She is coloured using my Spectrum Noir markers
All the papers used are from scrap box as they where left over from another card
 The with love sentiment was the packaging some three D sentiments came in
The flower was cut using die cuts and stamps on some off cuts

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Christmas In July

Still making bits for daughters wedding but trying to make a few cards too
This one is to go in the Christmas collection
The image is from Bugaboo that I have not used before
 and has been coloured using my spectrum noir pens
The papers are bits left over from other projects

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Friday, 7 July 2017

Beach Babe!

This card uses a great image and sentiment from Bugaboo
I have coloured him using my spectrum noir markers
The red and yellow bits of card are all from my scrap box
apart from the orange card I have used for the background

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Sunday, 2 July 2017

Toilet Rules

I saw a Toilet Rules sign in a local department store and thought it was funny so
I set out to make a plaque for our toilet to remind people of the rules.
I then decided that I didn't really want anything on the walls
 so decided to decorate the toilet seat!
I know its not a card but I hope people do not mind
I have used vehicle grade vinyl so that it will stand up to cleaning
I then designed what I wanted the rules to be in the Make the Cut software
Finally cutting it on my brother scan and cut

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