Friday, 15 August 2008

Candle Box

Well after making the other little box, I decided that if i changed a few of the measurements and used some acetate I could adapt it to make a box for my candle. Well I started at 3 o'clock and didn't realise how long I had been in my craft room, it was only when Hubby walked in at 5 that I realised the time.
Hence there being no dinner ready lol.

Oh well that's the downfall of having a craftaholic as a wife I suppose lol.
But on the plus side, I'm really pleased with the Box!!!

Hope you have all ahd a good day.
Maria x

Little Gift Bag.

This is my first attempt at making the little gift bag that so many people have been posting on their blogs. I am quite pleased with the way it turned out and I am thinking of making some for Halloween. You can find a link to the tutorial for this bag on Kitty's Blog . ( Sorry I am not that technical to add a link myself as I haven't got a clue how to do it!!). My advice is take a look and have a go, they are really easy to make.

Maria x

Another Christmas card

I have managed to make quite a few of my Christmas cards already this year which is good as I usually leave it to December and then get sick of making them. This card was made using one of the christmas Honey and Pip stamps from Funkykits.

Green Card stock - Bazzill
Backing Paper - DCWV Christmas Stack
Flower from my local craft shop
Oval Greeting - CWC
Coloured with Whisper pens

Have a good day
Maria x

Thursday, 14 August 2008

Papertake Weekly Challenge

This week's challenge is to use a button or buttons on your project! If you don't have any buttons you could try drawing one freehand, making one with chipboard etc! Don't cut 'em off your cardies though lol!!!!

This is my entry for this weeks Papertake Weekly Challenge. I don't usually get much time for challenges but due to all the rain have been in a lot lately!!!!

I got the idea for the style of this card on Bev's Blog ( ) I hope you don't mind Bev. Why not pop over and take a look at Bevs stunning cards.

Blue Card - Bazzill
Snowflake brads from stash
Papers from Dovecraft Blue christmas
Oval Greeting - CWC
Image - Woodware Mr Frosty Coloured with Pro markers.

Hope you are all well
Maria x

Mr Frosty...

I went to my local craft shop today and while I was there picked up a new clear stamp set from Woodware called Mr Frosty. I couldn't wait to try it out, so I have made 2 cards with it this afternoon.

Blue card stock - Bazzill
Snowflake brads from my stash
Embossing - Cuttlebug snowflake em folder
Ribbon - Dovecraft
Oval Greeting - CWC
Image - Woodware Mr Frosty

Maria x

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

5 Posts today!... New Baby

Backing paper - from Stash
Ribbon - Dovecraft
Pink Bazzill Card stock
Stamps - Woodware clear stamp set FRCL019 New Baby

I stamped the teddy several times joining the line on the side os his foot to create a border.
I am really pleased with the way this card turned out.

Hope you like it too
Maria x

Friends Anniversary

This is a card and candle I made for my friends 2nd Wedding Anniversary. I will be making her another candle soon as she is expecting her first baby in December.

Stamp - Papermania
Ribbon - Dovecraft
Backing paper- Laura ashley cont range
Wording done on my PC
Flower - Prima

Maria x

Butterfly Candle

I made this card and candle the other day. I have been really good with getting my cards done as I couldn't get onto the internet (goes to show how much time we all spend on here!!)

Card stack - Bazzill
Greeting - CWC
Flower - Prima
Sentiment stamp - Penny Black
Butterfly stamp - Stampendous CA92806

Hope you are all ok. Shame it's still raining!
Maria x
This is a Birthday card with matching gift card wallet that I made for my friends birthday. It was all made from scraps and the image is one given to me by my friend.

Been Busy..

Hi Everyone, Thank you for your lovely comments over the last few days. I haven't been able to post over the last few days as we are having probs with our new internet provider, but hopefully it is now sorted (touch wood) lol.
Above is a christmas card and candle I made the other day.

Backing paper - Red and Green Bazzill card stock
Red Ribbon - Dovecraft
Patterned paper - Dovecraft Victorian Christmas
Stamps - clear set from Hero Arts.

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Won't be around

Hi Everyone,

firstly thank you Natalie for the tag, I will post in a few days. I won't be around for a while as we are changing internet providers. Luckily my friend has let me use her computer to post this quick message. Hope you all have a good few days, will be back A.S.A.P

Maria x

Monday, 4 August 2008

Three Pink and Purple cards

Hi Everyone, I hope you have all had a good day. I have got three cards to show today. I managed to get over an hour in my craft room which was lovely. The flower on the bottom card was made using the two smallest dies from my small oval nestabilities set.

The two top cards are made with my new Martha stamps which are available to buy from Spiral Whisper and are designed by Kerry Steptoe.

Hope you like them.
Maria x

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Gone Fishing!

I thought I would start making a few more mens cards, so when I saw this stamp in my local craft shop the other day I thought it would be perfect.

Card stock - Bazzill
Stamps - from Creative Expressions and Woodware
Colouring done with my Whisper pens.

Maria x

First Xmas Card This Year!!

This is my first christmas card for 2008. I know it's very early for thinking about christmas but I thought I would make a start and do a few at a time.

Card Stock - Bazzill
Paper - Anita's classic Blue Christmas papers.
Ribbon - Anita's
Image - Penny Black Snowy Cuddles.
Oval Greeting - CWC.

Hope everyone is having a good day. The rain has finally stopped here (don't know for how long though). TTFN