Sunday, January 24, 2016

A Wedding Card ...

I've been playing with the new Snow Family kit from Nitwit Collections this weekend to make a wedding card - the paper designs and colours are absolutely gorgeous and the images are so sweet!

Tutorial here




Sunday, September 13, 2015

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Things With Wings ...

It's a 'Things With Wings' challenge this week at Papertake Weekly

I used:
Paper from the Hollyhocks Collection at Nitwit Collections
Ribbon, flower, diamante and guipure lace butterfly (for the wings!) from The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment stamp from Lili Of The Valley


Saturday, September 05, 2015

Reindeers ...

I love the new trio stamps from Lili Of The Valley, especially the reindeers!


Image - Reindeer Trio stamps from Lili Of The Valley
Spellbinders snowflake die

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hollyhocks ...

Ooooooh I am loving, LOVING!! the new kit from Nitwit Collections. The papers are so beautiful I could seriously wallpaper my walls with them :) But, as I can't have them decorating my house I used them to make a card!




I used the new FQB Hollyhocks Collection from Nitwit Collections and the ribbon is a new pink satin from The Ribbon Girl





Sunday, August 23, 2015

A few cards ...

I've got some cards to share today that I've been making over the last few weeks. I've been so busy with going on holiday first then my brothers wedding that I've never got around to posting them but here they are at last! I've listed all the supplies under each photograph

Beautiful papers from Nitwit Collections (these are digital papers but print out perfectly on your home computer and printer, I have a really cheap Epson printer, just a basic model but get brilliant results because the Nitwit papers are such good quality)

Papers - FQB Lilac Blossoms Collection (Nitwit Collections)
Image - an older pre-coloured LOTV image (similar available here)
Lace, adhesive pearls, 3mm satin ribbon, butterfly dangle beads, sheer ribbon, silver butterfly, decorative pins all from The Ribbon Girl


Papers - FQB Enchanting Collection (Nitwit Collections)
Ribbon and pins from The Ribbon Girl

Papers - Nitwits Simple Joys paper pad from Lili Of The Valley
Image - pre coloured art pad image from Lili Of The Valley
'Noel' sentiment stamp - Lili Of The Valley
Microdot ribbon, pompom trim, candy stripe ribbon, wooden snowflake button, silver metallic twine and stardust stickles all from The Ribbon Girl

Image - Pre coloured artpad image Lili Of The Valley
Sentiment stamp - Lili Of The Valley
Spotted grosgrain, gingham ribbon, star pins, silver metallic twine, wooden snowflake button, star dangle beads

Papers - Nitwit's Country Meadow paper pad from Lili of The Valley
Image - pre coloured artpad image from Lili Of The Valley
Lace, faux silk ribbon, decorative pins, silver metallic twine, butterfly dangle beads and paper rose all from The Ribbon Girl

Papers - Nitwit's Pastel Dreams paper pad from Lili Of The Valley
Image - Odd Dog Balloon stamp from Lili Of The Valley
Sentiment stamp - Lili Of The Valley

Box from Hobbycraft
Birthday wishes sentiment stamp - Lili Of The Valley
Organza rose trim, satin and liquid pearls all from The Ribbon Girl

Image - Pre-coloured image from Lili Of The Valley
Sentiment tag stamp - Lili Of The Valley



Friday, August 21, 2015

Beaded Keyrings ...

I've just added a few more of my pretty beaded keyrings to my selling page.  Click on the page link up at the top of this blog to see more or you can find lots over on Ebay



They make perfect little gifts for friends and family and are only £3.50 each plus postage

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Pink!

The colour challenge over at The Ribbon Girl blog this week is pink - my favourite :)


I used: 
pink/silver metallic edge satin, 9mm saddle stitch ribbon, tiny pom pom trim, glitter velvetribbon, striped button, silver metallic twinestar dangle beads all from The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment stamp - All The Best #91 LOTV


Sunday, August 09, 2015

Wedding Card ...

This was the wedding card I made for my brother and his lovely new wife for their wedding on Thursday. I'm using it for my challenge card for the Any Image, Anything Goes challenge over at The Ribbon Girl blog

I used: white scrunched seam binding, paper roses, heart shaped pins, liquid pearls and stardust stickles all from the Ribbon Girl and an Artpad image and paper from LOTV




Monday, August 03, 2015

New Wine Glass Charms

These are the wine glass charms that I made recently for a Hen party. They were for a pink themed afternoon tea party. They were used as the place settings and looked lovely with pink and ivory balloons and favors on the table


I was also busy towards the end of the school year making 'special teacher' wine glass charms. They look great as they are in their organza bags or hung on a miniature bottle of wine

As always, all the wine glass charms can be tailored to meet your specific needs and theme. Check out my Wine Glass Charm page over at the Ribbon Girl or send me an email through their 'contact us' page to discuss your requirements, Andrea xx

Sunday, August 02, 2015

A Christmas Card (and lots of sparkle!) ...

A Christmas card for the Ribbon Girl card challenge - add ribbon (nice and easy for the summer holiday season)

I used:
Holly leaf paper from Classic Christmas paper pad, pre coloured image from ArtPad and sentiment from Christmas Handwritten Phrases set - LOTV

These pinecone charms are so sweet!!

Sparkle overload :)

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Wine Glass Charms ...

As well as making cards and paper crafted items I also love to make wine glass charms. I can make them for all sorts of occasions and events, some are personalised, some have a colour theme or are linked to a special event.  I was asked to make these sets last week. The Jessica charm is how my standard personalised wine glass charm is packaged. It comes with it's on personalised stamped tag in a pretty organza drawstring bag. The sets for Dawn and Amie were a special request for sets of 4 coordinating charms. My charms are for sale at The Ribbon Girl, they have their own section or get in touch via the contact us page




Ribbon Girl Any Image Challenge ...

It's an 'ANY IMAGE' challenge over at The Ribbon Girl blog today. I've used lots of Ribbon Girl and LOTV goodies and my favourite colour ... pink of course!!

I used:
Pastel Dreams 8x8 aper pad - LOTV
Birthdays and Best Wishes sentiment stamps (set 92) - LOTV
Saddlestitch ribbon, hemp twine, shiny heart charm and tiny pompom trim  - The Ribbon Girl




Tuesday, July 07, 2015

A Christmas Card ...

Hello, today I have a CHRSTMAS card to share!! Yes, I know it's only July but it's not long to go ;) This card is for the Papertake Weekly challenge blog, Christmas in July challenge

I used:
Sentiment - Christmas Handwritten Phrases (LOTV)
Gingham ribbon, wooden snowflake button, silver metallic twine, small star dangle beads, star pins (The Ribbon Girl)


Sunday, July 05, 2015

Stars and Stripes at The Ribbon Girl challenge ...

There is a new card challenge over at The Ribbon Girl blog today - it's an anything goes challenge but we're also wishing our American friends a happy July 4th weekend so there is also the option of adding stars and/or stripes. We are sponsored by Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl

I used:
Magnolia stamp coloured with Chameleon pens and Copics
Papers - One Birdie Lane paper pad from LOTV
Good Luck sentiment stamp - LOTV
Shabby white ruffled ribbon, Liquid pearls, flat back pearl string, silver metallic twine, small star dangle beads - The Ribbon Girl