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Hi my name is Heather I have been making my own cards for about 5yrs now mainly for family and friends but have since progressed into taking orders. I have 2 grown up children both left home now I love watching create and craft for inspiration I also make my own jewellery and bag charms and knit albeit not very well lol I am willing to give almost anything a try x even though ive been on here for a couple of years now im still not very good at the technical stuff so if things disappear dont be surprised lol x

16 August 2012

Hi everyone sorry for not posting more often but today I just have to post this..... pop over to Marceas crafting corner   http://marceascraftingcorner.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/my-1000-followers-candy.htmlto have a look at her fab candy she has on offer for followers it is amazing x

20 June 2012

updates

I really must update more often I always spend so much time reading other blogs I run out of time to do my own lol and as im on a dongle I have to be careful how much I use as its expensive to keep topping up now ive no job.
right now im babysitting 22 month old twins for my friend and havent done much crafting over the last few days except for my friends birthdays last friday and yesterday but havent taken photos of the gifts I made so cant show them.
anyway off to play with the babies xxx

16 February 2012

CC challenge 21 anything goes











Again I have used Fairyopolis cd1 and 12*12 papers as well as papers from my stash along with mirri board and gems flowers and glitter all stuck down with collallglue gel from CC and double sided tape also from CC
I have used another of Pam Lengs designs for this(hope she likes what I have done lol)




this shows the full inside of the card (stood on top of my ultimate lol)
beloww are closer views of the inside of the card and also the rear of the card
I hope you like it x




  








10 February 2012

CC challenge 21 anything goes

Challenge 21 anything goes

My first ever exploding box made using the ultimate pro boxer board collall glue gel bought from CC lightweight card from CC






the inside of the box showing the 3 layers decorated using me to you bear glitter and gems from my stash








another shot of the inside also showing the lid which is decorated with paper flowers gold brad and glitter from stash






close up of inside showing fimo bear in centre(made by a friend of mine)
now I know how to make them I think more will be done xxx

CC challenge 21 anything goes

Challenge 21 anything goes

 thought I would do a handbag card this time again I have used CC fairyopolis cd1 and 12*12 fairyopolis papers  a sheet of 12*12 card and some velcro fastening from my stash
this is the front 




             this is the back
             showing charms and brads holding the handle in place









            side of card











            other side









inside of card








 close up of handmade vellum roses in centre of card glittered with stickles glitter glue

CC challenge 21 anything goes


 Challenge 21 Anything Goes
Well I decided not to do a "card" for this and have done a tissue box cover using CC lightweight card Fairyopolis cd 1 and fairyopolis 12*12 papers I also used embellishments and glitter card from my stash hope you all like it x









































31 January 2012

love is in the air 2

Here is my second Popcorn valentine card

Made with Popcorn Romance cd from CC and from my stash cardstock in pink backing paper printed on  ivory centura pearl paper with 2 strips from my 12*12 paper stash a paper doily from poundshop with card candi.
Popcorns letter has a glittered heart on it and the rose and popcorns nose have glossy accents added to them

close up of popcorn
card candi

love is in the air

Popcorn the bear Valentine Card no1

made using Popcorn Romance cd  by CC  from stash red cardstock  8*8 backing paper, paper doily from poundshop coloured using chalks peice of ribb on and a metal be mine cupid charm with glitter on the roses




close up of popcorn
 close up of popcorn showing the glittered roses
close up of metal be mine cupid charm


07 January 2012

grrrr council

well council rang me to say they couldnt come weather too bad to reseal window so have to wait. Came home weds after shopping to find bath SHEET folded up on windowsill so wet it was dripping on floor. Replaced with tupperware tub that was full in an hour!!! in 3 hrs filled 3 litre jug phoned at 4.30 to tell them and was promised someone within 3hrs ... he just made it with 5mins to spare but as it was almost 7.30pm was pitch black so he couldnt see a thing outside and was a plumber not a brickie so checked to make sure none of pipes in bathroom leaking as its right above where the leak is and they are all fine so need a brickie to check wall outside. Next morning yet another plumber arrived to say exactly same so now im still waiting for a brickie grrr.

However on a positive note I have WON my first ever blog candy and im so excited lol cant wait for it to arrive thank you so much  Michelle at Shells-crafts xxx

02 January 2012

Happy New Year

Well 2011 has gone and 2012 started wonder if I can keep to my decision to keep this blog updated lol
Have been busy over the weekend recycling xmas cards into new ones for next christmas and have 46 done already lol they will go to my good friends Ann and Ron to share between the church they attend and the salvation army luncheon club they help out at.
Off to bed now got busy day tom council coming to try to sort out my leaking window which has ruined my cordless main base unit means I have to move all my crafty stash out of the way not an easy task lol x