Monday, 15 December 2014

First Christmas.


Good evening  crafty friends, followers and visitors,

I made this card for my "Great Nephews" first Christmas, they will have received it now, so I can show you..

I tried to get a snow globe affect using a Grand circles die, plus the of cut to make a stand..LOL.
Shaded with blue ink and embossed in a dots folder..

The cute Santa suit is from "Frantic Stamper" also Reindeer's and Oregon fir tree`s.

Memory box Parker font for his name, Christmas from "Christmas background" die. also Evergreen Trees.
Sleigh  old Marianne die..








added some inked tree`s from the waste of the die cuts..snow  if  "White flower soft"


Items used available from..http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/

Frantic stamper Santa`s suit..09256.. here
Reindeer duo..09083..here
Oregon fir.   09078         .here
Memory box   Christmas background ...here


Thank you for calling by.. will be back soon Pam xxx.







Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Special Gift Bag.



Good morning craft friends, followers and visitors, hope you are well and not to cold..

Sharing with you today my  DT post for http://poppystamps.typepad.com/

more info on Poppy Stamps blog. above link.


Kraft card for the Gift bag.. MB Stencil to decorate below one I used.. with inks.









My favourite flower this year ... Luxe Poinsettia   and  Small blooming Poinsettia...




It`s a secret what`s inside..LOL




most of the items I used are here http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/
Small Luxe Poinsettia outline  & background  here  &   here
Small blooming Poinsettia  here
Vintage Merry Christmas..here
gift bag I used a die..

thank you for calling by...see you soon...Pam x




Sunday, 7 December 2014

Embossed Christmas cards.


Good afternoon crafty friends, followers and visitors.. hope you are well and not to cold, are weather today has been  very windy ..cold.. sun and hail stones with gales.. heavy rain..

Glad I was at home trying to finish these Christmas cards, would have been a lot quicker if I had`nt decided to colour the embossing with Pro markers , then glitter it,  they are flat for posting except for the pearls..




I have used four Nellie Snellen  Christmas folders 5" x 5"..
One  Tattered lace die cut..Free with Create and craft Exclusive Christmas magazine..
Main card shape "Cherry Lynn Scalloped square Mega Doily" used 5.1/2" x 5.1/2"



all the embossed card design.




























I have found one folder here http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/    here is the folder one above candles..
 Tracey had them all you could ring if you would like them.01634686823..

thank you for calling by, must get my finger out and do all my inserts and write up my Christmas cards SOOOOOOOOOOOO late LOL.  Pam x


Thursday, 4 December 2014

Christmas Cottage.


Good afternoon crafty friends, followers and visitors..warm welcome to new follower, thank you for joining me..

Winter sure is coming here, frosty at night, it has been cold all day today,  been and done a bit of Christmas shopping with hubby and then on to food shopping at the supermarket, so had a day out for a change..

Card I`m sharing today I  made two last week, really am behind with my Christmas cards this year... Will have to make some quickies ones!!!!




I have used Stampendous Christmas Cottage, stamped with memento "London Fog" ink pad.
coloured with Tim Holtz Distress Markers, quickie glue pen and glamour dust, this has been cut with Spellbinders A2 matting Basic`s die.

Embossed background Tattered Lace "Winter Wishes" 8 x 8 embossing folder.
both layers cut with  Spellbinder Grand squares.... Discontinued....
 Lovely holly spray Frantic Stamper Inc  "Jolly Holly Sprigs"..  Joy script Memory Box..           ribbon and pearls to finish..





Items available from  http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/


Stampendous Christmas Cottage...here
Memory box..Joy script   here
Frantic Stamper Inc..Jolly Holly Sprigs..here 


Thank you for calling by ... pam x


Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Memory Box and poppy Stamps Blog Hop!!!


Good morning crafty friends, followers and visitors..

Today Memory box and poppy stamp dies  are having our first  Blog Hop!!! Theme ....Holiday Gifts...Tags  and  Wrappers.

It is a three day event December 2nd through to  December 4th..  A chance to win from "Birch Press Design" a pack of Recipe Cards  "Winners Choice" on to-days hop.  ..http://www.birchpressdesign.com/   


 For a second chance to win – like Birch Press Design on Facebook , and share the post about the hop.  One person who does both will win a prize from Birch Press Design.   https://www.facebook.com/BirchPressDesign




Winners will be selected  at random from DT posts..
Memory box and Poppystamps will pick one winner each,  you have until December the 10th to leave a comment on all the blog listed, winners will be posted on 15th  December.

http://davebrethauer.typepad.com/outsidethebox/
http://poppystamps.typepad.com/


This is my take on Wrappers.. I first made these November 2012 with a tutorial..so will just put up a link to that and show what I made for you today..
http://pam-simcrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/hi-everyone-well-cannot-believe-its.html



Outside of Gift Wallet..these poppy stamp  and Memory Box die`s came in really helpful, just the right size for my wallet..


Close up of the built up tags..









Inside the wrapper...

















Instructions for size`s  are on the tutorial link above..

























Chocolate bar ready to give as a gift.
















List of all the blogs to visit.. you will see some amazing  Holiday Gift Ideas .. "Tags or Wrappers" might also be Home D├ęcor..along the way...





Bibiana Martinez-Ziegler http://stampingwithbibiana.blogspot.com/             Arrive from Bibiana

Pam Simpson  http://pam-simcrafts.blogspot.com/search/label/Poppystamps     Here with me Pam 

Evgenia Petzer http://evgeniapetzer.blogspot.com/                                    Go Here Next  Evgenia







Memory box Curled Ribbons  here 
Precious Bells.   here  


                                               thank you for stopping by and good luck... pam..

 








Thursday, 27 November 2014

Flight Of butterflies..


Good morning crafty friends, followers and visitors.
Welcome to new followers, thank you for joining me.

Have you all got weather like me,  Brrrr so cold..frosty nights and so cold during the day...stay in and craft weather..

This is my Poppystamp post I`m sharing today..http://poppystamps.typepad.com/
Fed up of making Christmas cards, (still lots to get done for me) so I fancied a birthday card..
Clean and simple using four cutting dies and one embossing folder, with ribbon..



























Elsa Butterfly Branch. placed in the oval.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Theo and Widbey butterflies on the embossing..                                                                                


Embossed butterflies is an old Darice folder..
cutting dies used available from  http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/

Elsa Butterfly Branch  here
Theo and Widbey  butterflies..here
Happy Birthday background die.  here

thank you for calling by..   pam x






Wednesday, 19 November 2014

MDF Golden Wedding Anniversary Heart.



Good afternoon craft friends, followers and visitors, welcome to new followers, thank you for joining me..


Commission for a Golden Wedding Anniversary MDF heart... bit of a rush as it was last on the 14th same day as the order, said I would do my best.. I not really  a white or cream and gold person, prefer a touch of colour..black was wanted on the car, same design as I did for a wedding heart September..
It is for a young lady for  her Nana and Grandad..






MDF heart 61/2" widest part.
I have used pearlescent paper for the background, leaf spray stencil, translucent paste sprinkled with glitter..  Frantic Stamper Inc car and flowers..
heartfelt creations heart.
Memory box sprays and flowers..
Computer sentiment.



Items   used                   http://www.oysterstamps.co.uk/         

Frantic Stamper car..here
flowers and leaves..here    here    and   here
memory box ..honey blossom sprig   here 
lavish branch..
heartfelt creations  ,..timeless amour..here


Thank you for calling by my blog.... pam x