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Grew up in the era of make and mend so have always been crafty. Love trying new things and in particularly love Art and Crafts. My favourite techniques are colouring with different mediums and altered art. Always happy to try new things.

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COPYRIGHT NOTICE Please take a look at my work, you are more than welcome to take inspiration from designs but please do not copy any of my cards or use any of the ideas as your own.


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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

CUDDLY BUDDLY - DT PROJECT

This is my first project for Cuddly Buddly and I am so excited to be joining them.  I just love all the stamps which is my favourite part of crafting - choosing the image and then working from there!


 For this project I chose this cute image and decided that I really wanted to make some handbag sized NOTE BOOKS!



 I absolutely love writing and weirdly enough love to leave myself note or reminders!  I am a collector of elegant pens and love writing with them so I get a great deal of pleasure just writing notes, lists of jobs, plans, targets etc. - any excuse for a note book!



Tried to show the inside as best I could.


After colouring the image I cut the hardbook covers to the size I wanted and did the same with the paper - using the Clinch machine from WE ARE MEMORY KEEPERS to punch the holes ready for the binding wires.



I covered both side of the hardboard making sure that the holes were punched in the right place to match the originals.  I used a Marianne die to cut the image and used distressing ink to age the edges, finishing with the pearls and flower I had already made using a swirl flower die.

I used a hot glue gun to secure the flower and bow/ribbon.

Supplies:

Medium:

COPICS: - colours used
Greys:  N4, N3, N2,N0
Blue/Greens:  BG49, BG9, BG5
Letter:  E40 and E41
Bones:  E43, E42, E41, E40
Gel Pen:  Silver/Black
Clear glaze pen:    Nose and eyes

Papers:   Craftwork cards
Dies used:   Marianne frame die, swirl flower die
Embellishments:  Black flat back pearls, flower, ribbon, binding kit

Best wishes,

Challenges I'm entering this into 
Bunny Zoe's Challenge - Flower and pearls
The Cheerful Stamper - Anything but a card
Cheery Lynn Design....... - Flower die
Daisy Doodles Creat....... - Anything but a card
Forever Friends - Animal
Challenges4Everybody - Anything goes
OSAAT - use a digi