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Monday 30 October 2017

Christmas Stepper cards.

Good morning friends and visitors..
Chilly frosty start this morning.
Two Christmas cards for my box..Trying to make a few! hope I`m not rushing making Christmas cards  this year, mind it`s not the making! it`s the inserts I find a bind!! 

I do love stepper card shapes .. This one is another design by Tattered Lace..Christmas Stepper card

Both decorated with Holly and Robin  die set.. bargain  as this was in the 70% off section..I did get it for the post box lol.
Coloured with Distress Marker pens.

Back panel embossed with an old "Cuttlebug" folder.. Krylon gold pen for the edging.
Trees from the Stepper card set. 
Lily Of The Valley Sentiment stamp.
Arleens Glitter Snow (paste) for the snow decoration.
Nuvo Glitter Drops used on the berries.

Thank you for stopping by Pam xx

Have you noticed all our Blog followers have gone..
  Hope it`s sorted soon.

Thursday 26 October 2017

Bride & Groom. Centre Stepper Card.

Good morning friends and visitors..lovely mild day here today, wish our UK weather would make it`s mind up! more like Spring than Autumn.

This is the last of  my cards for our Granddaughters Wedding, made for my Son (Uncle).

One of my favourite Centre Stepper die by Tattered Lace "Lace Insert Stepper"..
Shame this die is still out of stock, think they only had this die once!.

Another favourite are these beautiful oval layering dies, I have quite a few to mix and match.
One I used from Garden Of Joy collection  "A Moment Of Calm"   
 I also have Back To Black Collection as  they all work together..
Pro markers to add colour. Nova Jewel drops.

Bride & Groom for 2016.
 With a touch of glitter  a must! for me.

Side panels decorated with. 
Left. Phil  Martin "Sentiments" ...Right Memory Box "Precious Hearts" 
Bottom..Tattered Lace
Poppystamps "Butterfly Sprinkles"

Thank you for stopping by..enjoy your day....Pam xxx.

Tuesday 24 October 2017

Handbag Gift Box

Good morning everyone..

Had to have a play with another new die by Tattered Lace "Handbag Gift Box
Create and Craft.

Love this lace panel that come`s with the die set, nearly 6"x 5" so a good size and no cutting edge.
I have cut the complete outer frame and panel together in white card and lined with duck egg blue.

Floral Decoration..
Tattered Lace.. old Christmas Florals (Poinsettia) die set.
T/L Flower Foaming Foam (like Foamiran) in pink and shaded with ink.
Woodside Ferns white/blue
Inked coloured "Just For You" 

Not sure yet weather to fill with  pretty cards or use for  a gift my box.

Update on my Cataract eye op (yesterday) after sitting on the ward nearly two hours and nearly ready..I remembered I had a cold sore under my nose..(forgot) open wound!! 
Surgeon said far to risky..   
so cancelled till late November..hope I do not have another as they are stress related! started  a couple of years ago.
Thank for all you good wishes...Pam xx

Saturday 21 October 2017

Swing Easel Christmas card.

Good afternoon friends and visitors..
Been playing with my new Tattered Lace die..Swing Easel  using the circle one from this set..

I have made two of these cards with the decorative panel and one without.
No need for a stop on the base as it stands up on it`s own..

I have used just the top half of this Reindeer from Amy designs "Christmas Reindeer" set.
Placed as shown in Poppystamps.. "Scribble Snowflake Circle".

Yvonne Creations .. Merry Christmas..
My Flower arrangement & Bow..  Tim Holtz..Festive Greens. 662425.
Precious Marieke. Icicles ..border.

This is the Plain panel one..

Close up of floral arrangement.. 

Thank you for calling by Pam x 

Might be missing  for a while..I have eye surgery Monday 23rd to remove Cataract.. need both doing.. but one at a time lol.

Items used  

Amy Designs...Christmas reindeers 
Precious Marieke Icicles 
Yvonne Creations.. Merry Christmas 
Poppystamps..Scribble Snowflake 
Sizzix Thinlets..Festive Greens 
Tattered Lace..Swing 

Friday 20 October 2017

Pumpkin and Ghost.

Good morning friends and visitors..
Sharing my DT card for  today.

Not something I normally make Halloween card! out of my comfort zone this one..

Love these cute ghost by Poppystamps, they cut out in a frame, I have removed them! so they float from  Swirl Pumpkins, these I have coloured with Distress Oxide inks..markers and yellow stickles glitter.  

Frame I have used inner "Brilliant Leaf Frame" cutaway outer leaves from the bottom section..
with outer cut "Pointed Rectangles"  wrong side strips of foam tape underneath for depth. dont you just love these "Dangling Spiders".  

"Hip Halloween Circle Frame" used for text card shadowed with white..

Finished with black Crooked fence.. pearls for spiders ..glossy accents ghost eyes and wooden spider from my stash.
Finished card 5.3/4"x 6.3/4"

Thank you for stopping by Pam.

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Wedding book card.

Hello friends and visitors..

Another keepsake I made for our Granddaughter.
From Her Mum and Dad.
Our  Daughter and Son-In-Law

7"x 7" finished size.. 
Tattered Lace..Frantic Stamper dies.. White & Peach.. same card as Wedding Stationery I made.

Tattered Lace..Cherry Lynn Boarder ... Frantic Stamper...Heartfelt Creations.. Phil Martin..  Poppystamps..Creative Expressions..

I found some special poems ..personal to them.. (made me cry reading them)

Box and card 

Tattered Lace Dies..

A3 card.. cut to..16" x 8"
score @ 1/2"  ..4 sides.

Very Heavy Board 2@ 7"x 7"..One 1" x 7"..
Adhered as shown.

Double sided tape as shown.... Corners cut for a neat corner as shown.
Fold  all edges onto double sided tape.
This I then lined with matching card..
Make a very sturdy book cover.

Concertina for the book.. 5.1/4" x 6.3/4"  by 4...scored these @ 3/4--1.1/2"---2.1/4"---3"--3.3/4"---4.1/2"--.. concertina fold and adhere the corners together ..Stick to right hand side and decorate with boarders.
Box I made a double fold for strength .. A3 card..11"x 11"..

Recipe dies used.
Tattered Lace Dies.
..Pearl Pin Dot Heart/ Love Heart Lattice/ pearl Pin Dot Oval/ Signature Style Oval label.
Back To Black Collection.. Church Serenity.. Summer frame..
Box.. Lacey Layers Ovals  & Christmas Bow..

Frantic Stamper Dies. 
Vintage Car/ Petite Layering Flowers/ Petite Layering Posies/ Elegant Vine.

Heartfelt Creations Corner.

Cherry Lynn..Border.

Poppystamps. String Bow.

Creative ExpressionsMr & Mrs..

Old  Spellbinder.. Initials 
Nova Jewel drops / distress inks. 
Computer text.. 

Another one which took me a week to make.. Thank you for stopping by Pam xxx.

We are of to the Wedding and what a beautiful day ...

Sunday 15 October 2017

Keepsake Wedding Box.

Hi friends and visitors..What a fantastic day we had yesterday..

 Saturday  October 14th 

Our Granddaughters Wedding Day.. 

Had to share a photo  of the happy couple.. 

I decided to decorate an MDF  box  they can keep mementos of their Special day.

To many items used to list all.. but a rough guide.. 
Robert Adams.  Bride & Groom...Tattered Lace. Hearts... Tonic. Congratulations.. 
Tattered lace.  Leaves....Sizzix.. Posie flowers & T.H Poinsettia all Bigz dies..Foamiran Sheets..
Martha Stewart Clay.. Moulds.. Martha Stewart Doily Punch..
Papers from a craft show..all sealed with Tim Holtz Mat sealer.

Another Tattered Lace die / Tonic & Sue Wilson.  Greeting card Factory Sentiment..

Memory Box Alphabet Dies..

Finished ..  Weeks work... Loved it glad to say.. 

Thank you for stopping by..Pam xxx

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Reindeer Family.

Good morning friends and visitors..

My Z shape Christmas card today .. Family of Reindeer.

I cut an A4 card 10" x  6" ..score @ 2.1/2" and 5"  to create this fold.

Kept  with delicate ink colours,  Bundled Sage and Antique Linen. Distress.
background paper from First editions "Silent Night" delicate blue with a blue spot, I have cut some tree`s from this paper pad too, mingle with white.
Created my snow with Dries White glue and Pinflair "Snowdust"

I think these Reindeer look child like on the packet! but not when cut? do you.

Die - Yvonne Creations - Colourful Christmas - Reindeer

My Border of snow flakes (top) by Precious Marieke.. "Winterfun" Border..with silver "Twinkling Stars. old stamps from my stash, love this sentiment. (Kaisercraft Christmas Sentiments C5761)

Thank you for stopping by.. will be back after our family wedding ..Our Granddaughter. 
Pam xx

Precious Marieke.. Winterfun Border 
Yvonne Creations.. Colourful Christmas Reindeer.
Pine Trees.        Twinkling Stars     

First Edition.. Silent Night. paper pad.

Monday 9 October 2017

Baubles and fir cones.

Hi friends and visitors.. 
Another Christmas bauble card.. 

Delicate green using distress ink. Bundled Sage, one of my most used colours.

Die - Jeaninnes Art - Christmas Classics - Christmas ornaments

Decided to use both designs on my card, I have die cut two in white, then  layered up onto inked card and fussy cut around.

Love these new Sizzix..Thinlets..  Festive Greens 662425.. here  so dainty.. 

Baubles and foliage are arrange onto  Spellbinders ..Venise Lace die set.. Hem Stitched... you get a plain cut edge that`s cuts and pattered with no outside edge cut, very handy! to achieve this design on my card.. I die cut outer edge with  two patterns together. left in place to add ink shading. 
I then ink splattered using watered down green acrylic paint by nova..

Main card  Creative Expression. Stitched Rectangles.
Stamp from my stash, think it`s freebie from Magazine Penny black..  

Thank you for stopping by Pam xx
Items used available 

Jeanines Art... Christmas
Sizzix Thinlets.. Festive Greens.. 662425.. here 
Spellbinders.. Venise Lace. Hem-stitch.. here
Distress inks.. here 
Creative expression.. Stitched Rectangles.

Friday 6 October 2017

Pretty Baubles.

Hello friends and visitors.. 

Colour change for me on this quick make Christmas card using papers..

Love grey and  these papers from First Edition "Silent night" paper pads ..are gorgeous ..greys/pinks/blues.. most are double sided too.

Die - Amy Design - The feeling of Christmas - Christmas balls

Beautiful baubles ..I have cut in white card..then..embossed using the die onto grey paper!..delicate touch of sparkle from my clear "Wink Of Stella" pen... adhered the  white cutout baubles onto the embossed grey paper, then cut around with scissors..  
Used foam tape for  the baubles..these are placed onto a die cut..using Sizzix "Stitched Rectangles" Tim Holtz.

Red ribbon bow with the foliage Sizzix "Holiday Greens Mini" 
stamp from stash.
red pearl and silver glitter.
Finished card 5 1/2"x 6 3/4"

Thank you for stopping by and any comments you leave..Pam x

Items used.

Amy Designs.. Christmas 
Sizzix ... Holiday Greens     Stitched Rectangles.
First Edition..8x8 Silent Night paper pad.

Thursday 5 October 2017

Evangeline Floating Square..

Hello friends and visitors, sorry been missing for a while, trying to finish my projects for our Granddaughter`s Wedding..
Sharing my DT card from Poppystamps blog

I thought this "Evangeline Floating Square" from Poppystamps, perfect for a shaker card.. Mine does not shake!!!.

For the shaker part I have used viol material  with these beautiful sequins from Birchpress Designs..   such pretty colours and lovely mix.. they are perfect colour match for  my no shred glitter card.

These are the dies I used to create my shaker part.

Mesh doubled ..held in place with 3d foam tape, left open at the top, to sandwich sequins, this I then sealed  more tape..

My none shaker square  filled with pretty sequins and decorated on the outside 4"x 4",

I have used an embossing folder from my stash, red ribbon with Poppystamps "Merry Christmas Banner" die along the top. Finished card  61/2" x 61/2"

Thank you for stopping by Pam xx.