Welcome to my Craft Room

Hello and welcome to Crafty Kayes Room. I enjoy cardmaking, scrapbooking, off the page and miniatures. I would like to share some of my projects with you. I hope that you enjoy your time here and will visit again soon.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Gazebo Egg

This egg was designed and cut by Ron. We took the bottom out of the gazebo to place the eggs inside. The large egg is an Ostich egg and the internal one is a large goose egg.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Laser Cut Card

I have added glitter paper to the inside of the Laser Cut Card and added Creatables flowers and leaves to the front. These are all available at Blue Edge Crafts

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Egg Bear

This bear's body  is made from an Ostrich Egg which  has been cut to open at the front of his waistcoat. His arms, legs and head are made from pure wool.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Pyramid Card

I really enjoy the Pyramid Cards. This is one of my favourites I just love the colours in this one.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Black Swan Egg

This is one of my favourite eggs that I have made. It is cut from emu eggs, the neck is ceramic and I decorated it with silk roses.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Boutique Foiled 3D Card

I have made this card using the Boutique Foiled 3D die cuts from Blue Edge Crafts and a Multi Frame Nested Square also from Blue Edge Crafts.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Surfs Up

Scrapbook page using Kaisecraft paper. I have cut around the photos to make it look like Jay is playing in the sand and riding a surfboard.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Miniature Kitchen Room Box

This was a Wedding gift for my nephew and his bride. It is a  room box and I have removed the front frame for a better photograph. I hope you enjoy it.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Edwina the Bear

Edwina Bear is all dressed up to go out on the town. I made her some time back but she is still one of my favourites

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Digital Image Card

Another digital image today with the addition of Spellbinders Ovals, Creatables flowers and lace.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Blog Award

I was thrilled to receive this award from Merry at Merrymade Cards and Crafts. Thanks so much Merry I am happy to accept this award.
I would like to pass it on to some of my favourite sites

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day.
Hope your day is extra special and you share it with someone very special.

Fire Memorabilia Box

I made this Fire Memorabilia Box for Ron for Christmas. It holds the most precious of his memoriesof 30 years service with the Queensland Fire Service. I covered the main bos with card and added photos and braids as well as the titles. The individual boxes are to hold medals,  badges and other collectables and the books hold certificates, exam results and other documents. There is also a CD tin with several cds containing photographs

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Peg Calendars

I made a few of these Peg Calendars for Christmas gifts last year. I painted an oversized peg and added a mini calendar to a Spellbinders scalloped square plus a few flowers, some bling and a matching gift tag.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Digi Stamp Card

Today I have a digi stamp card to show you. The stamp was a free download but unfortunately I have misplaced the name of the site. I will try to locate it and add it in later. I have layered Bazill with pattened papers added the digi image on a Spellbinders Oval with a Spellbinders Renaissance die behind it as well as ribbon, flowers and a greeting.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Family Photo Cube Box

My project today is what I like to call "my life in a box". I altered a large plain gift box by covering it with Kaisercraft paper and embellishing with braids and ribbons, lasercuts and flowers.
I then covered 6 photocubes with paperand embellished each one with charms etc and then added photos, one branch of my family to each side of the blocks with ending up with a Rubix cube type of effect.
                                              It was awarded 1st prize at the Royal Queensland Show

Thursday, February 10, 2011

eCraft card

This card was my first project on the eCraft machine, The background, bird, tree and leaves were all cut on the eCraft

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Oriental Card

A quick card before we start a busy day. I used a concertina type fold for this oriental card. I covered the card with the patterned paper and added images which I backed with gold foil. I then added Sticker Store stickers and Spellbinders Doodles die cuts. The papers and images came out of my stash so sorry but I can't name them.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Altered Canvases

I altered 3 mini canvases to make a wall hanging. Very simple process of adding patterned paper, paper flowers, Spellbinders dies and alphabets and some embellishments.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Card for Card Mad Fairys Digi Days Challenge

cI have made this card to enter into the challenge over at Do It With Digis The theme for their first challenge is romance. I have used Digi Days digital images Flirty Fairy and Butterfly..

Oriental card

I have used Alison Ellis Eastern Elements paper for this card. Blue Edge Crafts has a great range of these beautiful papers. The gold accents make them suitable for so many projects.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Games Box

I made this Games Box for my hubby Ron. I first painted a recycled box then added playing cards, poker chips, two up coins, packs of cards, dominos, bingo cards and keno tickets. It was a much appreciated fun gift.


Saturday, February 5, 2011

Cardmadfairys Digi Days Challenge

I have made this card to enter into the Romance Challenge at Cardmadfairys Digi Days.
I have used one of Jennis gorgeous digital images "Lovedove"

CHA 2011

Very excited this mornng to hear that two of my projects were accepted for display at Winter 2011Craft and Hobby Association In Los Angeles CA.
The projects were both made using the eCraft by Craftwell. The first was an explosion box with a cake inside.I used the Jen Allyson Celebrates, Jen Allyson Designs and Fundamental 1 image cards and Bazzill card to complete this project.

My second project was a wedding easel card also made using the Ecraft.
I used Mr &Mrs glitter paper by Best Creations and the Jen Allyson Celebrates design card for the bride and groom and Fundamentals 1 image card for the greeting label.


Friday, February 4, 2011

Rons Shed

This is Rons Shed which he built for his entry into the Royal Brisbane Show last year .
He was thrilled to be awarded 1st prize. The shed was constructed from recycled cane blinds which he cut into 1cm strips. I just love all the detail that has gone into this project.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Spellbinders Card

I have used Spellbinders Renaissance Hearts as the centre piece for this card backed by patterned paper and finished off with some punched flowers, pearls, a ribbon and a greeting.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


A sweet little cupcake card for today using Spellbinders and Creatables Floral dies. The image was a free download from Digital Doodling.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

February Craft Mad Scrapbooking Challenge

One last Christmas page for the February Scrapbooking Challenge over at Craft Mad

February Craft Mad Sketch Challenge

I would like to share my cards for the February Card Sketch Challenge over at Craft Mad . I have chosen to do a male card and a Valentines Day card.

My Craft Room

I have a page to show you today. It is my craft room when Ron first built it for me and it was tidy and clean and unused, unlike now :) I have had a couple of additions and changes since then so maybe it is time for an up to date page.