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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Altered thimble holder

A cute, little project for the weekend - simply a house chaped thimble holder I picked up at the car boot for 50p, painted it white and decorated. I love it - its so pastel and pretty and looks lovely in my craft room too.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Oooh acrylic letters

I came across this site yesterday whilst looking for some individual wooden letters and was amazed to see they also do acrylic letters - great prices at £1 for a 8-12cm acrylic letter and 35p for the same size in wooden. A whole range of different sizes and fonts too....off to create a shopping list now LOL

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

With the wonderful British bank holiday coming up I have decided to take some me time and do more crafting than normal as Ive been so run off my feet the last 2 weeks starting a new job.

I came across this gorgeous tutorial - I love Elle's Studio to bits anyway, take a look at her shop as she has some gorgeous tags that I have bought from her in the past, and fear not even though she is in the US she ships to the UK!

So the weekend will be spent making a few new cards and attempting this lovely project...now to find me an old book with yellowed pages LOL

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Bargain of the day

Goes to my lovely white wicker unit - I managed to grab this bargain for £1.04 from a local seller on Ebay so no postage either, crazy eh!!! Looks lovely in my craft room too!

Saturday, April 24, 2010

A quick half hour play!

Had a quick play today as I spent most of the day chilling with this gorgeous weather! The frame was a bargain 29p from Home Bargains, I simply took the glass out and decorated.

And a quick easel card which I have dying to try - theres a simple and quick video here on YouTube if you need any help, I think they are so lovely to make. Notice I played with my Texture Boutique as well!!!

Friday, April 23, 2010

Its raining ribbons!!

Im so in love with these ribbons that I had to share with you!! I came across a fab site called Crafty Ribbons as I wanted to top up my ribbon stash and started to add a few pretties to my basket as they were really reasonable. One of the items I added was called Bev's ribbon bag and it was a mix of different spring ribbons for £5 - my jaw dropped open when they arrived! Normally Im ultra cautious with ribbon packs as there is always something I dont like and it ends up being a bit of a waste of money but these were amazing.

14 separate 1m length gorgeous ribbons in beautiful colours - some satin and some organza all between 1-2 inches wide. Here's a few close ups so you get a feel.

Nip over to the site and have a nose around as theres some great ribbons and if you look at the bottom of
the home page theres a link to the blog where there is a question to get free shipping too!! It looks like there's a new bag at now but you never know she might have some of these bags left if you contact her!!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Im in love!!

Sorry its such a short post - I started a new job this week and everything else has gone out of the window as Ive been so busy and soooooo tired...its amazing how much it takes out of you when you have been on gardening leave for 4 weeks!!

Anyway check out http://www.velvetstrawberries.typepad.com/ - I am drooling over the pics of her craft room as its gorgeous and I know you will love it too!!