Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Lots of fussy cutting!!!!!

Its the last day of term next week and my daughter wanted to give all her class a little present and card.  We have been busy cutting lots of class photographs to make fridge magnets for each of them and I have made cards for her.  I have fussy cut 30 Hero Arts Foxes in different colours to make these little cards.  It took ages and my fingers were sore but it was well worth it.  She loves them!

I cant wait for the summer holidays, I am just hoping the lovely weather will last!!

Have a great week

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Lavender Fields!

No Cards today as I have had a very busy weekend, yesterday the school where I work had its annual Summer Fair and Music Festival.  We were very lucky with the weather as it was a glorious day.  The crafty teachers at school had their own craft stalls and I sold lots of my cards.  I must get busy and replenish my stocks now ( any excuse to sit in my craft room ha ha!!)

Today was a bit overcast but my daughter and I still decided to go to the local Lavender Festival,  plenty of photo opportunities as the flowers were stunning!! 

Have a great week.

Friday, 11 July 2014

Lets Be Clear!!

The latest Wednesday Challenge over at Simon Says is called "Lets Be Clear"   The variety of choices for this include acetate, glossy accents, vellum etc.  I decided to use some clear embossing powder on my Hero Arts Poppy.  As the poppy is the star of my design I have left the rest of the card as simple as possible. 

The window has been cut using a Spellbinders wonky rectangle die.  

Have a great Friday!!

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Shake it 2

I am enjoying making Shaker cards at the moment, so here's another entry for the Wednesday challenge at Simon Says!!  I used my Silhouette machine to cut the balloon window in some white cards stock.  I cut the image again and coloured the balloons with Copics then adhered them to the cut image.  The base card just has a piece of patterned paper attached for the background to the window.  I added loads of sequins as its quite a large window and I wanted lots of sparkle!! 
I am also linking this card to the Die Cut Challenge at Virginia's View.

The sentiment is cut from this new die from Poppy Stamps.

My DD went to Glastonbury last week and managed to bring home a nasty summer cold with her, unfortunately the whole family has now caught it and we are all suffering!!  Hopefully we will all be better for the weekend as we are hoping to go to a Lavender Festival held locally!

Enjoy your week.

Friday, 4 July 2014

"Shake it " !!

Although they are quite fiddly to make I quite enjoy making Shaker Cards, so when I saw the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge I had to have a go.   I wanted to try something a little different this time so decided to use an old flower die that I have had for ages.  I have made two pockets for the sequins so that they shake easily in both flowers.

I am also going to add this to Challenge#5 over at Virginia's View which this month is Die Cuts!

We have had a "Fun Day" at school which involves lots of different activities, I had  the pleasure of taking 20 boys to the local angling society for a day of fishing.  The weather was fabulous and we all had a great day although I am really tired now so Its going to be a relaxing evening watching the football.

Have a great weekend!!