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.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Miniature House

Ron and I have recently finished building this miniature house for a friend so I thought I would share a couple  of photos with you to finish off the month.

Thank you for visiting my blog this week.
Enjoy your weekend.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Recipe Holder

A friend had been invited to a bridal shower and was asked to bring along a recipe and my task was to come up with something to present the recipe in.
I made up the folder below and decorated the front using Ruby Rocket Cook papers

I added some embellished card to the inside and two pockets , one for the recipe and the other, I used to hold some miniature utensils.

I would like to add this card to the following Challenge:

Divas by Design

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

80th Birthday card

My next card was for an 80th birthday.
I am  really n love with box cards at the moment so when I was given the choice of what to make, well the choice was easy.

I used a basic card in a box from Cutting CafĂ©, cut it on the Zing and then made up my own flowers from Spellbinders dies.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

New Home Card

I was also asked to make a card for a couple moving into their new home.

I \made a house shaped card and embossed the front to look like bricks, added affront door which opens to reveal a key and a greeting and embellished with alphas and a pot of flower soft flowers

I would like to add this card to the following challenge:

Scrappy Hands 

Monday, October 27, 2014

Wedding Card and Box

 I was recently asked to make a wedding card for a friends niece.
I thought, as it had to travel quite a distance, that a matching box would be a good idea

I made an easel card using a combination of Spellbinders, Grand Calibur, Cheery Lyn and Memory Box dies as well as a Doodey greeting sticker.

I would like to add this card to the following challenge:

Friday, October 24, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

Today I am sharing just a few photos of the ladies working on my sewing machines and gift tags. 

Thank you for visiting my blog this week.
 I hope you have enjoyed seeing our projects .

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

Tracey's project was this beautiful origami box and a cute decorated wooden spoon. 

Thank you Tracey, just beautiful 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

This is Therese's very pretty embossed Christmas card 

Thank you Therese, beautiful card .

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

Ruth makes a scrapbook page for us every year to display our group photo. 
This year her projects included these two lovely die cut cards  two cards. 

Thank you Ruth, excellent page and the cards are lovely.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

This is Mandys Projects , a lovely stencilled calendar and a trinket box using a recycled tube, milk paints and an embossed copper shim lid.

 Thank you Mandy, both lovely. 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

Kerry showed us how to make a very cute mini alum and a Christmas box filled with gift tags.
We made both of these using the very versatile envelope punch box.


Thank you Kerry, two great projects  

Thank you for visiting my blog this week.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

Today I am sharing  Jan's projects .

Two beautiful cards using dies, stamping , colouring and embossing 


Thank you Jan , beautiful cards 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

I would like to share some more of  the projects from our weekend.

Today we have Cathy's project, two  very sweet cards which would be perfect for almost any occasion. 

Thank you Cathy, loved your project.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Craft Mad Annual Retreat

The  lucky door prizes for the retreat this year were all made by my sister-in law- Ruth 

I thought this was a wonderful idea. A write on wipe off weekly reminder board.
This was won by Therese. 

A very useful shopping list reminder board. 
This was won by Ruth .

and  a very handy telephone message canvas which was won by Tracey 

An extra prize each day was this pen holder, excellent for the craft desk.

I made these calendar boxes up as an extra surprise so every one went home with a prize.

and the winner is 

Booby Prizes 

Guessing game
Tracey ....are you counting those bananas  lol