Thursday, 20 October 2011

More French Foliage!

Hi All,

It has to be one of my all time favourite stamp sets. It seems so right to be stamping leaves at the moment as the weather is turning colder.

I've made up several packs of these recently as little gifts for neighbours and hostesses as a way of saying 'thank you'. Another friend had a hip operation last week, so I popped in a book of stamps and it made a prefect present.
It's made as a one sheet wonder; the style of the bag requires no cutting........

.....and the cards are simply strips of the stamped image layered onto coloured card stock

Hope you've enjoyed popping by,

Jane x

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The New 'In Colours'

Hi All,

Aren't the new colours scrummy?
I love them. Here's a collection of cards I made for a recent team swap.

The flowers are snipped out of the new lace ribbon border punch..........this is becoming one of my favourites, just to warn you!

These 9.5cm square cards are my 'Thank You' cards for this month

So simple and quick to make, a 1" circle just fits perfectly behind the punched flower

Must dash, busy day, no tell a lie........busy week ahead!!

Jane x

Monday, 17 October 2011

Christmas Day in October?

Hi All,

I know it's been so long since I last blogged anything, much on my plate, (being computer illiterate makes blogging a long long task). I still can't get the new catalogue to appear on the screen or this months offer of free ink and card stock in the 'new' in colours if you sign up as a demonstrator in October. Never mind, I'm at a team meeting on Thursday, so will try and get help then!

Anyway, even though you haven't heard from me in a while..........I've still been crafting!

Here's the project I made on Saturday, when my up-liner Val and I ran a Christmas themed day.

A box (based on one by Jenny Moors) using the Serene Snowflakes stamp set in Cherry Cobbler and vanilla
It contained 4 cards, ranging from plain and simple........... a little more involved.

The tree (from Lovely as a Tree) is inked all over in Old Olive first, then finishing off with a Chocolate Chip marker for the trunk before stamping the image. Of course, the addition of Dazzling Diamonds for Christmas is a must............usually, I've more glitter on me than the projects!!

In this card I've used a wheel for the background, the stamp sets are Welcome Christmas and Curly Cute

To finish, the more complicated card out of the 4.

I got the ladies to use the 'Big Shot' for embossing and die cutting.

I love how you can simply change the look of a card, just by altering the way you place the card stock in the machine........don't you?

A great day, thank you to all that came.........I did take my camera, but forgot to take any pictures of the day!!

Enjoy your crafting, thanks for poppin' on by

Jane x