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Sunday, April 26, 2020

Lockdown Project three: card set


For New Zealand it is day 32 of our alert level 4 lockdown.  
We are going to alert level 3 midnight on the 27th April.   It has certainly been unprecedented times for everyone. 

This coming Tuesday is hopefully the start of getting but to some normality although it will be a diffent type of normality for all.  Schools will only be open for children of essential services but even then many people are choosing to keep children home.  

Some small business will be able to open under strict guide lines.  
Small steps and we will get there. 

OK,  me a long weekend gives me some time to craft. 
Hope you like the cards. 





Happy crafting 
J

Kiwa and I crafted a sign for the end of our driveway for ANZAC day.
We usually get up just before dawn and go to the centre of town with a few thousand others and commemorate our ANZAC's. 
We knew that this year would be a little different being in lockdown so we all went to the end of our driveways at dawn and commemorated with our neighbourhood.  We listened to the service over the radio and stood silent for the last post and the national anthems of NZ and Australia.  You could hear the last post echoing around the city.  Just amazing. 

A very moving dawn service.


(And free feijoas for the neighbours and those keeping fit during lockdown.) 

Kia Kaha Aotearoa


Lockdown project two: card set

ANZAC day crafting

Lockdown day 31. 

A little card set with envelopes. 







Happy crafting everyone

J

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Lockdown Project one - Complete

Well  it was a nice relaxing weekend here in Palmerston North, NZ  
The weather is just starting to get a little cooler so nice to stay in side and craft. 


Here is the finished Junk scrapbook. 
I had to change the binding as my first was too small once I had added to the pages.




 

 
 

 







 



 


 




Hope you like it, 

Keep safe everyone in your bubble. 
Happy crafting
J


Saturday, April 18, 2020

Lockdown scrapbooking - project one



Gosh,  it feels such a long time since I last crafted but last night after a long week of working from home it was time for a wine and to put my feet up.  

While relaxing I saw a box that I have started to go thru a few months back, before things got busy, placed in the corner.  

So 'time to craft'.  

I gathered the box and some recycling yet to be put in the recycling bin and got started.

  Not quite sure what I was making but this is what I came up with after 2 hours. 


  


 


So tonight I will fill the mini book with some kindness quotes.   

Watch this space for the completed book. 

Keep safe, stay home and happy crafting. 
J



Thursday, February 6, 2020

Lets Craft and Create: Challenge #156 ANYTHING GOES + (OPTION)


Welcome to our second challenge for 2020:
 #156 ANYTHING GOES + (OPTION)  'Mother Day, 
(eg:  Mothers day, birthday, or just because)'

My card this month is for Mothers day.  

Remember to check out the teams creations and also the prize for this month.  

Now a little more detail on my card:  I hand drew a cup and saucer and then cut several out on different papers. 

I matted then on to the base card with flowers fussy cut from a kaiser paper range.  



I used glass glitter and small beads to embellish.  

I hope you like the card.  I look forward to seeing your creations.

Happy crafting
J





Saturday, February 1, 2020

DO-AL(L) Creatives - Challenge #38 Twised Sister Challenge - Monochromatic / Woman

Wow,  the first month of 2020 was great.  Here in New Zealand we are part way through our summer and it is still heating up.  

Now for our second challenge from DO-AL(L) Creatives, for 2020. 
 And my contribution for this challenge is a card: 

 
This months theme is the first of our unique Twisted Sister challenges.
So there are 2 themes which need to followed:  Monochromatic and Girl/Woman

Our sponsor for this challenge is: 
Sheepski Designs

I love the sentiment -"I didn't get to be this fabulous overnight". 

Hope you like the card.  I look forward to see your take on the theme.  

Happy crafting
J


Sunday, January 5, 2020

Lets Craft and Create: Challenge #155: ANYTHING GOES + (OPTION) 'Love is in the air'

Merry Christmas and Happy year from 'Lets Craft and Create' 

Now for our first challenge for 2020: 
 #155 ANYTHING GOES + (OPTION)  'Love is in the air'

My card this month can be used for a range of events:  Wedding, Valentines etc.  

Now remember to check out the teams creations and also the prize for this month.  

Now for the card: 
You can never go wrong when there are butterflies


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

Happy crafting
J