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Christmas Combo papers

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The last card for this week is a little different and I thought it would be suitable for a man. Once again using the new Christmas Combo papers from Blue Edge Crafts
I have had fun playing with the new papers this week. I hope you have enjoyed  them as well. Please come back soon

Christmas Combo papers

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I have used another paper from the Christmas Brights for this card . This time I used Bright Baubles 2 and Bright Stripes 2 land 3d layered the baubles and added rthinestones and a Sticker Store greeting on a Spellbinders tag.

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Christmas Combo papers

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Another Christmas Combo paper card today 

I started with a white card added a layer of Traditional Baubles from Blue Edge Crafts then layered Spellbinders Ornament and added a large rhinestone and Sticker Store greeting and a ribbon.

Christmas Combo papers

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I have used papers from the Blue Edge Crafts Christmas Traduitional range for this card. This one is named Traditional Fern Damask and I  have layered a square card with one of the large sqaures and then a layer of plain card topped with the small square . I have divided the square with Sticker Store edge stickers and added the title cut on the eCraft 

Christmas Combo papers

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This week I would like to show you some of the new Christmas Combo papers from Blue Edge Crafts

I have used  a plain white card as the base added  Very Berry Two Scoops Sandable Bazzill and Bright Baubles and Bright Stripes combo papers and finished with a Spellbinders tag from sanded Two Scoops Bazzill ,a Sticker Store greeting and just a touch of Kindyglitz.

Tins, Tins and More Tins

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Last look at decorated  tins. These are two square tins one I made for a birthday gift and the other for a friend .  I really liked the size and shape of these tins, so handy for holding little nick nacks .



I hope you have enjoyed seeing my decorated tins this week and will come back  again really soon.

Tins, Tins and More Tins

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Another hand bag styled tin.I covered this in patterned paper and added hand made flowers to the outside and then embellished the inside.


Tins, Tins and More Tins

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I needed a gift for my nephews 30th birthday so I decided on this key ring tin album. I added photos of various times in his life and embellishments and stickers.


Tins, Tins and More Tins

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Today's tin is a lunch pail which I decorated for myself , something I don't often do.  I just love the bright colours on this tin

Tins, Tins and More Tins

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This week I would to show you some of the tins I have decorated for various occasions . The first are 4 litre paint tins which I have covered with paper and decorated.  Fill these tins with favourite items and they make a perfect gift.





UnstampaBelles Challenge #3 - Animals

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A halfway reminder for theUnstampabelles challenge.  This months theme is animals.

Floating Frame

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To finish the week I would like to show you a Twiddlebitz Floating Frame which I have recently completed.
I painted and papered the frame, added a row of little houses and  other embellishments then added a photo of our home.

I hope you have enjoyed browsing my blog this week. Please call back soon.

Shaped Cards

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Two cute cards today from Blue Edge Crafts and Marianne designs.  You can see the vairious designs here ...Paper Toles



Shaped Cards

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Two more Christmas cards today using the shaped cards from Blue Edge Crafts


There is also a  great range of new Paper Tole sheets . You can see them here Blue Edge Crafts

Shaped Cards

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I have some Christmas cards to show you today once again using the shaped cards from Blue Edge Crafts I have added inserts to both of these cards and 3d paper toles 


Shaped Cards

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Blue Edge Crafts  have just received a new shipment of these Shaped Cards.  I really enjoyed playing with a great range of shapes. Here are some of the cards I have made.
I have added a felt adhesive embellishment and Sticker Store edge,corner and greeting stickers.

I added a handmade flower and and insert with a Martha Stewart punched edge to my second card 

A Week of Albums

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My last album I would  like to show you this week is this cute little album which I made at a local craft show. We arrive in perfect time for the make and take session and were delighted with the results. 



Thank you for visiting my blog this week. I hope you have enjoyed it

A Week of Albums

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My son has done an amazing job to rebuild his car so I thought a little memory album was appropriate for him.



A Week of Albums

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Todays album was made to celebrate our daughters new home. The base is a wooden album which I decorated and added photos and embellishments. I left the inside of the album blank so that Bel can add her favourite  photos.

A Week of Albums

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My next album is one that I made for  a friend who loves cats  I started with a board album and decorated it.



A Week of Albums

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This week is album week and I will share with you some of the albums I have created. The first is my Craft Mad album. I made this album to celebrate this wonderful group of crafters who have become like an extended family. Recently we have been fortunate to have a new group of ladies who have become part of our family so I feel it is time  to add a few more pages.






Unstampabelles Challenge #3...Animals

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The new Unstampabelles challenge begins today, This months theme is Animals and the technique is Dry Embossing.
This is my design team entry for this month I have used a glitter paper background, added Spellbinders Scalloped Squares and wooden animal embellishments. Our prize thsi month has been donated by Cathy from Cathy's Craetive Corner 
Of course we have a few rules:)
No Stamps! This means no rubber stamps, no digital stamps, clipart or line art which includes pre-coloured versions.  This also includes sentiment stamps. Due to graphic technology any entry with a graphic image will be subject to the Design Teams discretion and we will contact you if feel the entry does not meet the ethos of our challenge blog.

No Stamps! This means no rubber stamps, no digital stamps, clipart or line art which includes pre-coloured versions.  This also includes sentiment stamps.
Due to graphic technology any entry with a graphic image will be subject to the Design Teams discretion and …

Card Swap

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My extra card for my swap partner was a Slider card that Kerry taught  us on Craft Mad Create and Chat. I really enjoyed learning how to make these cards .

Thank you for stopping by this week. Please come back soon.

Card Swap

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These are my cards for my second swap partner. Once again I used as many of my new dies as I could.  I used Spellbinders die and a Martha Stewart punch for the  first card and stamped the flowers with peg stamps.

I have used a Spellbinders frame and Creatables bird dies for the second card .