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Monday 30 November 2020

Tis the Season Day 23, November 30th

           

Once again Leigh is hosting a "stay crafty @ home" Blog Hop to help keep our spirits high, creatively inspired and busy while celebrating the season safe at home during this terrible pandemic!
This is a 2 month long hop to celebrate Fall/Autumn, Winter, Christmas and Craftmas and the hop ends December 20 at 11:55pm pacific!  

Join in as little or as often as you like...

For more details go to



I will be sharing today's crafty makes on Leigh's info page...

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My daughter and I decided to make some felt Christmas Tree decorations - with an Australian twist. Yesterday's were kookaburras.
However today we went for a different theme as Sophie and I had our nieces/granddaughters to play... 


Jasmine (12) managed a flamingo of her own beautifully!








Happy Hopping!

 


Sunday 29 November 2020

25 Days of Christmas Tags - Day 25 again;

      

This is my third year of participating - I really enjoyed it last year (and the year before!)

 And when it came to Christmas, I had more than enough tags made!!

It is hosted by Tracey McNeely and you will find the main hop post here
She works really hard to organise this hop and secures many sponsors!

Day 25 sponsor is Pretty Pink Posh




Each day I will CASE or be inspired by at least one tag...! Usually there are several that I am inspired by. Then visiting and commenting on other participants means that I see ideas that I have missed or see more inspiration!!
  
Here are my tags:








I was inspired by Tracey herself
 on Day 25 with these lovely tags!



This time I went with the poinsettia!

These are my versions:




Recipe:
  1. The decoupaged poinsettia are from a design from Crafts-u-print from a long time ago
  2. I cut these out and layered them up.
  3. One came with its oval background; the other I added to a kraft tag.
  4. The sentiments are from Happy Little Stampers, stamped in black Versafine.
  5. Twine or red spotted ribbon.

I will link these to the main hop post


Happy Crafting!



Tis the Season Day 22, November 29th

          

Once again Leigh is hosting a "stay crafty @ home" Blog Hop to help keep our spirits high, creatively inspired and busy while celebrating the season safe at home during this terrible pandemic!
This is a 2 month long hop to celebrate Fall/Autumn, Winter, Christmas and Craftmas and the hop ends December 20 at 11:55pm pacific!  

Join in as little or as often as you like...

For more details go to



I will be sharing today's crafty makes on Leigh's info page...

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My daughter and I decided to make some felt Christmas Tree decorations - with an Australian twist. Yesterday's were pelicans.
These were the second:



Happy Hopping!

 


I love Winter! Winter is cold.

This is my make for the DT team of Outlawz


 Find inspiration in the song or rhyme:

Winter!

Author Unknown

I love Winter!  Winter is cold.

It's Christmas with sleds.

It's warm snuggly beds.

It's silver snowflakes.

It's skating on lakes.

It's snowmen that stand.

in a snowy white land.

It's blue jays that feed

on sunflower seeds.

It's angels that pose

in wintertime clothes.

It's a polka-dot sky.

It's winter. That's why...

I love winter.


Note:  The theme doesn’t have to be taken literally.  You may use any word or phrase out of it for your project.
Here is my card:


 I started with a black card blank. I used three of Distress Oxides. I smeared these across the Stampin Up trees embossing folder and spritzed them with water. I placed a piece of white card inside and rolled it though my Big Shot. I then left it to dry...
I trimmed this to size and then added the image coloured with markers and cut out.
I then added some snowflakes and stars.


You will find this on the Outlawz  Sunday Songs and Rhymes Challenge on November 29th.

For this month our sponsor is: Lemon Shortbread

with a prize of 3 images!

Etsy Shop

Blog

Facebook Group

I have used Bohemian Winter Girl

Happy Crafting!



Saturday 28 November 2020

Crafty Hazelnut's Weekly Challenge 518 things with wings

   


a new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!



Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme 'things with wings'.

Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!

If you enter you could win a prize...

Last weekend I was on a virtual crafty retreat and I did some practice with water colours...
this was my attempt at a festive bird using my shimmery water colours, adding a Happy Little Stampers sentiment and a few stars:


I trimmed it adding faux stitching with a fineliner, and placed it on a fancy card blank.


I hope you will join the


Happy Crafting!






Tis the Season Day 21, November 28th

         

Once again Leigh is hosting a "stay crafty @ home" Blog Hop to help keep our spirits high, creatively inspired and busy while celebrating the season safe at home during this terrible pandemic!
This is a 2 month long hop to celebrate Fall/Autumn, Winter, Christmas and Craftmas and the hop ends December 20 at 11:55pm pacific!  

Join in as little or as often as you like...

For more details go to



I will be sharing today's crafty makes on Leigh's info page...

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My daughter and I decided to make some felt Christmas Tree decorations - with an Australian twist.
These were the first:







Happy Hopping!

 


Friday 27 November 2020

25 Days of Christmas Tags - Day 25; Tis the Season Day 20, November 27th

       

This is my third year of participating - I really enjoyed it last year (and the year before!)

 And when it came to Christmas, I had more than enough tags made!!

It is hosted by Tracey McNeely and you will find the main hop post here
She works really hard to organise this hop and secures many sponsors!

Day 25 sponsor is Pretty Pink Posh




Each day I will CASE or be inspired by at least one tag...! Usually there are several that I am inspired by. Then visiting and commenting on other participants means that I see ideas that I have missed or see more inspiration!!
  
Here are my tags:


I was inspired by Tracey herself
 on Day 25 with these lovely tags!



I decided to go with the holly...

These are my versions:



Recipe:
  1. I cut the card into stitched tags.
  2. I then painted water colour images of holly using my shimmery water colours.
  3. The sentiments are from Happy Little Stampers, stamped in black Versafine.
  4. Holly ribbon.

I will link these to the main hop post

I will also link these to



I will be sharing today's seasonal make on Leigh's info page... Day 20, November 27th


Happy Crafting!



Color Dare Challenge #422

 


This is another make for the



Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!

This is today's colour scheme


I used colours from the middle row in Distress Oxides. I smeared these across the Stampin Up trees embossing folder and spritzed them with water. I placed a piece of white card inside and rolled it though my Big Shot. I then left it to dry...



Recipe:
  1. White square card blank.
  2. Layer of background with black Distress around the edges.
  3. Tim Holtz geometric Owl cut in black card, and using double sided adhesive paper for ease of adhering.
  4. Sentiment from Dyan Reavely, stamped and cut into pieces before sticking in place.



Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...

Happy Crafting!




Thursday 26 November 2020

25 Days of Christmas Tags - Day 23

            

This is my third year of participating - I really enjoyed it last year (and the year before!)

 And when it came to Christmas, I had more than enough tags made!!

It is hosted by Tracey McNeely and you will find the main hop post here
She works really hard to organise this hop and secures many sponsors!

Day 23 sponsor is Penguin Palace


Each day I will CASE or be inspired by at least one tag...! Usually there are several that I am inspired by. Then visiting and commenting on other participants means that I see ideas that I have missed or see more inspiration!!
  
Here is my tag:



I was inspired by Lindsey M-P
 on Day Twenty Three with these lovely tags. 


I just went with the funky one on the right using my markers and a Sharpie to draw the optical illusion, adding some ribbon between the front and a piece of green card on the back.





I will link this to the main hop post