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Thursday, February 7, 2019

'If you give a crafter cookie' Challenge #110

Happy New Year everyone,  I hope you had a fabulous festive season. 

Here is our first challenge from If you give a crafter a cookie for 2019


Now for this challenge, the yummy inspiration is: 
 and my creation is folded card, that went lifted up reveals hearts in the centre. 




Hope you like it.  I look forward to seeing your creations. 

Happy crafting 
J



Friday, February 1, 2019

DO-AL(l) Creatives - Challenge #26 Mix Media (with ribbon / lace)

Many thanks all of you who joined in the DO-AL(L) creatives Blog Hop. 


And now for the new challenge from DO-AL (L) creatives: 

The theme for challenge #26 is Mix Media (including ribbon/Lace)

Our sponsor is Crafty Ribbon,  
And I have created the following canvas. 

 Here are a few more photos. 
I used, modelling paste, glass beads, glitter, inks,  sprays and stamps. 
 I embellised with flowers, lace, ribbon, a bead florishes and tape. 
 I completed the canvas by using gesso. 
I hope you like it.  I look forward to seeing your mix media creation. 
Happy crafting.

J


Tuesday, January 1, 2019

DO-AL(L) Blog hop 2019 and challenge #25 - Think twice

Welcome to the DO-AL(l) blog hop.

New Year to everyone.

One again, big thanks and lots of hugs go out to the wonderful DO-AL(l) owners:
Doris and Alex:  Arohanui from Aotearoa.  I wish you both all the best for 2019.  

Firstly a little bit about me and what I’m up to these days:

                             Listening to:             Sam Smith
                             Watching:                 Rewatching Games of Thrones Session 6/7 
                             Reading:                  The Agile product owner
                             I can eat everyday:  Chocolate (still)
                             Favourite drink:        Latte (first drink of the day) and a nice glass of Sav                                                                 to end the day
                             2019 Wishlist:           Long hot summer
                             Enjoying:                  Chillaxing with my 4 boys - Still
                             Favourite quote:       "I don't want to brag but I can still fit the same                                                                           earrings I wore at high school"  
                             Smiling about:          My new Echo Dot


My project for DO-AL Creatives for our blog hop 2019
(using one of our sponsors images - Bugaboo)

2 sentiments, 2 ribbons, 2 twine and double matting. 

Now thank you for joining in on our blog hop.  I can't wait to see your creations for the challenge - Think Twice and remember to tell me what you are up to for 2019.
Please leave comment and follow me. 

Now on with the hop:  Remember to check out the other members of our design team:
    
 A couple more little photos for inspiration.




Thanks Again for stopping by.  Happy scrapping.  Woowho for 2019.
J  




Thursday, December 13, 2018

'If you give a Crafter a Cookie' Challenge #109

Wow, only 11 days til Christmas.

Here is our last challenge from If you give a crafter a cookie for the year. 

From all of us at 'If you give a crafter a cookie"

Merry christmas and have a wonderful new year

Now for this challenge, the yummy inspiration is: 
  the challenge sponsor is:
And my card is also being gifted, along with a couple of others I made over the weekend,  to 'Sending Love'  (see below for more details or visit the site)

Hope you like the cards. Again Merry christmas to everyone





Happy crafting: 

J

Sending love 
Sending Love is about people and communities coming together to make a festive gesture towards another person who may experience loneliness over Christmas. It is one person putting love and thought into a card to pass a smile and a sense of feeling remembered and loved onto another person. It is not an organisation, or a charity; Sending Love is a platform and vehicle to enable sending love from one individual to another. It is an avenue to teach communities and children about the power of a simple act of kindness, and the impact this can have on the recipient. It is also about raising awareness in communities across the country of what may be behind closed doors, the sad reality of the loneliness that exists around us all, and that each and every one of us are empowered and have the capacity to be part changing that.






Sunday, December 2, 2018

Christmas Daily - day 2

The advent calenders are up and the kids can't wait for tomorrow a treat.  

 And my preparation for decorating my trees are in full swing. 

I managed to get some old books from the St James gala a couple of months ago
and I am using these to made some vintage decorations. 

takes a bit of time to fold the pages but the results are worth every minute. 

 I used the metal clasps from broken bauble decorations. 
I knew they would come in handy one day. 
These are going to look great on the tree, scheduled to go up next weekend. 
Happy crafting. 
 J


Saturday, December 1, 2018

DO-AL(L) Creatives - Challenge #24 - Christmas / New Year

So excited about Christmas this year and it's only 25 days away.

And now for the new challenge from DO-AL (l) creatives: 

The challenge #24 is 'Christmas/New Year'


Using one of our sponsor, Digi4Joy images,  
I have created a Chrsitmas Daily journal for this year. 

I love these and it is such a great way to keep track of 
everything you need to do in the 24 days leading up to christmas.  

So here is the cover of my journal:

 The sponsors image worked so well,  and I have furhter plans to use it in the journal itself

So over the next few weeks I will complete the journal pages and add them to the blog, so watch this space (or follow me) and see how the journal turns out. 

Happy crafting
J



Thursday, November 29, 2018

'If you give a crafter a cookie' challenge #108

A beautiful summers day here in New Zealand, although it hasn't been that great all week.  Bring on the weekend.  

Here is our new challenge from If you give a crafter a cookie

For this challenge, the yummy inspiration: 
  and the challenge sponsor is:

Using one of our sponsors images I have created a Christmas card.

And this is such a cute as a button image. 



Look forward to seeing your creations. 

happy crafting
J