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A Gift Box for a New Baby

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A perfect gift for a new Mum, Birth Announcements, Thank You cards and Christening invitations presented in a pretty box which can be used as a keepsake box. A few little extras for the new arrival complete the box.


Instructions
Box:Cover the outside lid, sides and inside lid of the box with patterned paper.
I have used Birch paper- Baby ABC, Baby Blue Striped and Baby Blue Glitter from Blue Edge Crafts.
Add embellishments of your choice to both the inside and outside lid. I have added Baby embellishments from Blue Edge Crafts and a chipboard word which I painted and coated with Dimensional Magic and a rhinestone word.
Cards: Make 10 C6 sized (15cm x 11cm) cards by adding a layer of patterned paper measuring
(14cm x 10cm ) to the front of the card, add a tag and a “Thank You” sticker.
Make 20 smaller cards 10 cm x 10 cm and add a layer of patterned paper (9cm x 9cm).
Attach tags to the front of each card and add “It’s a Boy” stickers to 10 cards and “Baby’s Christening” stickers to the other …

Butterfly card

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A butterfly card to show you today.  I have used Spellbinders Wings of Joy and Grand Labels One dies to make this card.

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Scotty Bear

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This is my Scotty Bear. I made this bear some time back but he remains one of my favourites. I also made his jacket, kilt and tam o'shanter, actually I made about 4 jackets before I had one that looked reasonable enough to use. As you can tell I am not very good at sewing so I was very happy and surprised when he was awarded first prize at the Queensland Royal Show.

Craft Mad Project Challenge

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We have a new challenge over at Craft Mad this year . It is names Projects Tips and Techniques. Each month we will have a new challenge and we have started the year with a calendar. You can find instructions for the calendar here

Happy Australia Day and Happy Birthday Geoff

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Happy Australia Day and Happy Birthday Geoff Hope your day is extra special This is Geoff's birthday card using Graphic45 paper
Here is a chook for you Geoff :)
Pattern from Cardmaking Paradise Happy Australia Day to everyone. Enjoy your day . 

Butterfly Magic Card

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Today I have a card I recently made from a pattern sent to me by one of my Craft Mad buddies. It is made using the Spellbinders Butterfly magic die.
Thank you for your interest in my blog  I hope you have enjoyed seeing my creations 

Craft Mad Monthly Swap

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Our December Craft Mad swap went over two months this time. These are the cards I made for my partner,Tracey.  




Napkin Cards

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Napkin Cards I received some very pretty serviettes in a Christmas parcel. As you can imagine my thoughts went straight to cardmaking so today I have these Napkin Cards to show you. They have been ironed onto the cards using glad wrap and I have 3d-ed sections of each card, unfortunately this is a bit hard to see in the photos, and added some flowers, rhinestones and kindyglitz




Twiddleybitz Chairs

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I made one of these Twiddleybitz chairs for a friend and the other one for myself. I made them both into pin cushions.



Happy Birthday Elva

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Happy birthday Elva
Hope your day is extra special
From the Missus and the Boyfriend



Treat Bag

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Another Jinkys Crafts treat bag today . I made this one for my brother and added a few of the things he enjoys
Thank you for visiting my blog this week. Your comments are appreciated.  

Gift Bag

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Today I have  a little gift bag I made to hold a gift card for Christmas.  It is a Jinkys tutorial. The bag opens up and I have made a cupcake to go inside and hold the card. 

Easel Card Calendar

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I made this Easel Card Calendar as a gift for one of my family. I have used Graphic 45 papers. 

Bird Cage Calendar

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This is the bird cage calendar I made for a friends birthday last month. Front view Back view 

Santa Pants

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Santa Pants I recently purchased a 12 days of Christmas tutorial from Jinxy's Crafts and this is one of the patterns included in the tutorials. I filled them with sweets etc for some of the men on my Christmas list. 

Desk Caddy

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I made this desk caddy for a friends birthday.  It was a Kaisercraft kit which I covered with  Graphic 45 papers and embellished with Tim Holtz Thank you for visiting my blog this week. Your interest is appreciated.

Sewing Birthday Card

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This is the side step card I made for my friend to go with the sewing box from yesterdays post. 

Sewing Explosion Box

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I would like to show a few gifts I made for family and friends recently. The first one is a sewing explosion box which was actually a birthday gift for a friend





Twiddleybitz Printers Tray House

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I made this Twiddleybitz Printers Tray House for my hubby who enjoys movies and music.


I have used Graphic 45 Curtain Call papers and Tim Holtz and other embellishments.

Here are a few other views



Craft Mad Monthly Swap

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Our monthly swap at Craft Mad is running over two months this time so I thought I would share a couple of angels we made for our Craft Mad online Christmas party.








Craft Mad Money Box Swap

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Money Box Swap After the last Craft Mad Meet Up and Retreat we decided to have a money box swap amongst the members who planned on coming along next  year  to help out with air fares and accomodation and other expenses.  This is the money box I made from a white wood chest which I painted and decorated with paper and tags etc.











 
Have a great weekend