Friday, 29 July 2011

baked with love ... vintage recipe album

The weeks are whizzing by and here we are back at Friday again. Today's challenge at Crafts 4 Eternity is anything but a card. Maybe my favourite theme :)

 warning: very photo heavy post

I made the 'baked with love' title on the front, by taking a piece of Maya Road chipboard piece, painting it with PaperArtsy ~ Fresco paints and then using rub-ons for the words.

I've used mostly Webster's Pages ~ Sweet Season papers throughout, but I've thrown some other bits & pieces in. These are Christmas papers but I've tried not to have it all looking like Christmas as I wanted it to be a recipe book for the whole year through.

I have used both the 12 and 6 inch versions of the paper and lots of kraft paper.

Some of the edges have been die cut with a Magnolia ~ Doo Hickey die.

For this page I made a pocket and filled it with some handmade recipe tags.

Front of tags:

 Back of tags:

The next page is a piece of Hambly acetate ... which I love.

Lots of machine stitching on this album ....

... and different sized pages.

A Maya Road Kraft Pocket.

Another pocket filled with tags.

 OK, this page is a fun one and one of my favourites.

Two mini pockets with pull out tags.

Back of tags.

I am entering this in at the following challenges:
Thank you for looking.


Friday, 22 July 2011

cherished love

Hello all and welcome to the weekend ... again.

This week at Crafts 4 Eternity we want to see your shaped cards and projects. So I have made a book spelling out the word LOVE.

This was actually bought as a chipboard book and I just covered it with paper and stuff.

Papers: My Mind's Eye ~ Love Me Do

I made eyelets with paper covered chipboard.

Thank you for looking and wishing you a lovely weekend.

Edited to add: LOVE to our Norwegian friends today. Such terrible, terrible things happening and our hearts are with you.


Friday, 15 July 2011

birthday boy

WOW! Can't believe that another week has rolled by. Today at Crafts 4 Eternity we have a 3-2-1 challenge.

I have used 3 stamps (cowboy, boy, birthday), 2 designer papers and 1 die cut (for the tab).
Here is my card.

Papers: My Mind's Eye: Natural and Lost & Found papers.

Image: Tim Holtz - Cowboy.
Short & sweet from me again today.

I am going to pop this in at the following challenges:
Thank you for looking.


Friday, 8 July 2011

love birds

I am so, so glad it is the weekend. Now it would be nice if the sun came out for two days, pretty please.
The challenge this week at Crafts 4 Eternity is a colour challenge coffee & cream.

Here is a notebook I made with these colours.

Papers: Sassafraslass ~ Dreamy.

I used the Tim Holtz ~ Bird Cage die, which I painted and added a word stick.

The bird images, which I embossed are by Crafty Individuals.

Don't forget the design team call at Crafts 4 Eternity which ends at midnight GMT tonight.

I am entering this in at the following challenges:
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Sunday, 3 July 2011

remember this

Today I am using this fabulous sketch over at Glitz Design.

I am also entering the following challenges:

'anything goes': Sir Stampalot

'vintage': Craft Your days Away

'free & easy':Allsorts Challenge

'tag you're it': One Stop Craft Challenge
Here is my finished piece.

Papers: Glitz Design ~ Love Nest.

Image: La Blanche ~ Romantic - Kissing Lovers.

I made the elaborate metal corner with a Nellie Snellen die. I dabbed it with a bit of paint, as I did the hinge.

The 'remember this' tag is from 7gypsies.

A 'love you' charm.

And some doilies with a Bo Bunny butterfly brad.

I twisted the roses together to make the stem.

Thank you for looking.


Friday, 1 July 2011


Today at Crafts 4 Eternity we have this fabulous sketch challenge.

 Here is my entry.

I have used Basic grey ~ Lemonade papers and stickers.

The tag was cut with my Magnolia die. I've added lots of stickles.

The image is Magnolia ~Tilda with Butterfly Dress. I coloured her with copics and added stickles.

Short and sweet from me today as I've had yet another knackering week.

I am entering this into the following challenges:
Thank you for looking.