Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Penny Black notelets

I found a packet of small envelopes in my stash and decided to make some
notelets to go in them. I made the box to put them in and voila
another Christmas present ready and waiting.

A close up of the 5 cards.

This was a good excuse to pull out some of my small Penny Blacks
that have been hidden away for a while.
I was a bit hesitant to draw the lines around the cards
as i can't draw a straight line anyway
but I became quite bold in the end.

Am entering these in:
Penny Black at Allsorts - Whiskers or wings
Make it Monday - Anything goes linky party.
Gem of a challenge - Animals or Teddies.
Cutie pie challenge - Borders and frames

Thanks for dropping in you are most welcome and thank you for your kind comments.

Margaret M

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Jingle Belles sketch

Have followed the sketch on Jingle Belles rock today with the colour combo
of 52 Christmas throwdown.
I found the metalic silver in this very hard as I am not a silver person
First I tried embossing the greeting with silver powder but
all of mine has sparkles in it,  then I managed to find some
silver card that I have no idea I had and it saved the day.
Ended up embossing the greeting with black powder. It is a lovely one to
emboss as it comes up so lovely and glossy.

Have never stamped up the floral stamp before or used the dies
They were "must haves"some time ago.
Amazing how must haves can remain unused for ages.

Perhaps with it warming up slightly I wil find more time to
get into my craft room which is sooo cold.

Am entering this in:
52 Christmas throwdown - Red, Black, White and mettalic silver
Jingle Belles  - Sketch
Make it Monday - Anything goes Linky party.
Just keep on creating - Christmas card

Thank you for dropping in you are most welcome.

Margaret M

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Monday, August 6, 2012

Star light star bright

It seems as if we are going to be into winter for the next few days.
Good for those who want to go skiing I suppose but yesterday morning it
was just like spring not a cloud in a lovely blue sky.  AHHHHH........

Today I have followed or tried to the sketch at
52 Christmas throwdown.
The colours look a bit subdued but they are not really but I kept getting
reflection off the stars so I had to turn the light off.
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The limeade christmas tree is a Sizzix one that I have found and dragged out
the pink tree has been cut out of designer paper.
I am not going to tell you that I didn't stick it on straight,
it is just the angle I took the photo really.
Hazel wanted our favourite colours this week and I love this hot pink with the jazzy green.
So I am entering this in:
Make it Monday - Anything goes linky party

Thank you for dropping in you are most welcome

Margaret M 

Friday, August 3, 2012

Tilda with shiny shoes

You just wouldn't believe but this has taken me soooo long to make this.
I think I need to leave the flower arranging to the experts and just stick to my punched flowers.
Have followed the sketch on Papertake Weekly.
The photo or the photographer is not very good perhaps both!
Am entering it in
Papertake Weekly challenge - Sketch
Make it Monday - Anything goes.

Thank you for dropping in you are most welcome.

Margaret M

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