Wednesday, 27 July 2011

2nd attempt today!

Hello for the second time today and thankfully things are working and much calmer than this morning!!

Lots of coffee flowing to keep me going ( and sane as one of those days and then some )

Well finally managed to upload these pictures just took me a while :0)
A friend is leaving her job next friday and will be visiting tomorrow so wanted to make her a good luck card as she is going travelling...alone! More guts than ive got :-0

I made this 'good luck' clover with the i heart hearts stamp set in old olive, simply tied some seam binding around and a good luck sign...quick and simple but cute!!

 Always got to add a bit of bling to my projects and perfect as a the centerpiece to the clover, hope she likes it and wish her all the luck in the world with her future xx

Now we had a busy weekend with Southport Airshow and an open day at the local fiire station, Ben loves fireman sam so we had a fab time at the station, he loved sitting in the engines...a little too much, had to prise him out but had to show you this piccie of him posing by the fire boat as he calls it!!

He is such a cool dude!!! Love him!!!!

Take care, thanks for stopping by

Karyn xx

good luck...i need it!!

Good morning people

Not sure if just me or blogger playing up as i can not upload any pictures at the moment!
Have you ever had one od those days when everything you touch goes wrong in some way...well that is me the last few days and today is no different!!

I am struggling to do anything online at present so wilol go and chill with a cuppa and have another go later when my nerves have calmed down...not even 9am yet!!

Speak later...hopefully

Karyn x

Monday, 18 July 2011

Still here!!

Just struggling to juggle everything at the moment! sorry!!

Well so busy as usual but feeling sooooo old as my neice is 18 on Weds, and can remeber the day she was born :0)

She loves pink so made her fab black and pink card with her name on it and some yummy cupcakes as she is having these instead of a big cake...cant wait for those rainbow cupcakes!!

I glittered the 18 in dazzling diamonds as she takes after me being a glitter girl at heart!!

Using the top note die made a little gift box for her present and added 'more pink' butterflys and ribbon, very pleased with it and am sure wogs will love it!!

Anyway Ive done a few summer/craft fairs over last few weeks and still got some to go and seem to be using my order book much much more ( always a good thing) so decided to make it much prettier to look at and decorated in crumb cake and old olive with some butterflys thrown in for decoration...love it!!!

 Blinged up my butterflies with gems too and really love looking at it and even more so using it!!
Thats all for me today

still busy busy busy bee and got tons to do!!

take care

karyn  xx

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Owls, Owls, Owls!!

Hey crafters, a mixture today weather wise, either persisting down with rain or bright sunshine...not the weather to plan on a long walk to the park...very wet!!

Anyway ive been busy making allsorts oif things for a summer fayre this weekend and todays task has been owl fridge magnets.

As you can see i have quite a following already of feathery friends on my fridge and they are just soooo cute. they are really shiny as have glossed the surface but this picture doesnt do that justice sorry!

Well whilst making these i decided to make a special one for a friend.

Ive used the box template from Jo dumbletons owl tutorial to make it special little box to live in :0) and below you can see it side on, again pictures are not the best quality.

July 19th 2011 should of been Ruby May's 1st birthday but she was born a sleeping angel and so as a little token of our love and affection i made her her own special owl!

 As you can see it's all in 'Ruby' which just happens to be the birthstone for July also, and below the box with the sleeve removed, opens like a matchbox.

Happy first Birthday Ruby May
Always in our thoughts

Thats me for today

take care and thanks for stopping by, leave a comment so i know you've called

karyn xx

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Just Believe

Good morning on another gorgeous sunny day!
Well i have been inspired by Becki who made some lovely cards with this stamp set but i havent invested in a brayer...yet! Had to settle with a sponge :0)

I used perfect plum for the backgrouns and the shadow effect topped with black and some non SU card to make this giftboxed notelet set.

Inside are four cards like this one so you can send for any occassion or just because...

And here the full set alltogether, am hoping other people like them as have a craft fayre next weekend...fingers crossed for new customers, new friends and my goodies selling :0)

Loved the way they turned out so made one in blue tones too!!

Well thats me for today, going to enjoy a little crafting time before some sunshine.

Happy Birthday to my SU mummy Julie wishing you a lovely day

take care and thanks for stopping by

Karyn xx

Friday, 1 July 2011

summer shopper

Hi Crafters

hope all enjoying some nice weather although i think its getting a little chilly here!
Busy and stressful week really...so much for unwinding before jobhunting, no such luck!! Still got lot of crafty bits to do but Ben keeps helping so dont seem to be getting anywhere fast :0)

Anyway Love this card, such a shame to give away...the colours are lovely and summery and really stand out on kraft card. 

 I coloured a Pink Petticoat design with promarkers and matched up some SU paper from the sweet and sour DSP, embossed with square lattice to add a bit of texture and used a couple of flowersx i had in my stash to decorate.

Unfortunatly this picture bit fuzzy but you do get a closer look and the flowers and added some pink gems too as never complete without a bit of bling on!!

Thats it from me for today...hopefully get a few more jobs done around the house!!

Take care

karyn xx