22 June 2017

Ticket Giveaway - Crafting live Doncaster

Crafting Live is coming to Doncaster this July!

Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th July

There will be free parking and a shuttle bus, make and takes and lots of shopping to be done.



As a special thank you for supporting me and visiting my blog I have 2 tickets to give away right here on my blog and another 2 on my Instagram page.

All you have to do to enter is leave me a comment telling me what your best crafting tip is.

Entries will close at 9pm on Friday 30th June and the winners will be announced on all of my social media pages on Sunday 2nd July.

Please share with your friends and family.

21 June 2017

Wonderful in White Launch from Tattered Lace

Todays post is a rather exciting one, I am revealing my samples for Tattered Lace's World Launch Blockbuster which will be on Create and Craft TV tonight at 7pm

I had 3 of the new dies to work with, so why don't we take a look at what I made.


How adorable are these Robins, I love the way their little beaks are open as if they are singing a Christmas carol.


I decided to try a pastel and more frosty look for this card, Each Robin has a stocking matching the patch on it tummy.


This card has less of a traditional feel as I coloured the Robins black and red, they look a little folky.

All of the above cards used the Festive-robins die


Next up something very traditional


I used the holly and flora to create this lovely card, The tartan paper, Gold sentiment and glittered petals give a luxurious feel. I cut 4 sets of the flora and layered them into the corners to give more dimension to the card. I stitched the centres of the flowers with gold metallic thread to add a little extra sparkle.



I had a large Bauble chipboard in my stash which I covered with Tartan paper, I added a gold MDF sentiment and used the flora and holly dies to embellish.  This time I added stamens into the centre of the flowers and coloured the Holly berries gold.




I cut some foam board into a wreath shape using a craft knife and wrapped it in burlap to create my foundation which I then added flowers and holly to. All of the berries were coloured gold and I added buttons to the flower centres for a hand made look. Lastly I placed a brown satin ribbon at the top of the wreath to finish it off.

The 3 projects above all used the Flora-die and the Holly-dies.

I had so much fun making these projects even thought it's still June.

You can watch the launch show on Create and Craft TV

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  • Virgin 748
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Pocket Book - Robins Nest DT post


Today I am sharing a project on the Robins nest blog. 

To see all the details click here>>>>>>>how-to-create-simple-pocket-book-gift