Jul 25, 2015

Mini Suitcase.

Hello Everyone,
This is my very last post for the Challenge "On Your Travels" as a Dt for Country View Crafts. I have been part of this very talented team for a whole year and although I have enjoyed every minute it is time for me to step down and allow an opening for some one else.
I am a strong believer that Challenge Blogs need fresh faces to continue to inspire their followers, it is always exciting to see how these new crafters blossom when they are given an opportunity;  I know I certainly did.
So I say my farewell to Chris and the team with an appropriate creation.

I could have made it easy on myself and bought a chipboard matchbox, but as usual I chose the most difficult route and made it all myself.
I found a video on You Tube to make this using the envelope punch board HERE 

Applying the adhesive
Make another exactly the same and place inside each other, then proceed to decorate.
This is the Back.
The base.

The top.

The size.

Thank you Chris and the Team for a wonderful year.

Jul 20, 2015

Little Christmas House

Hello Everyone,
I am continuing with my little Christmas makes; it is a little House. 
The file is called 3D House Set at The Cutting Cafe.

  I had a great time making this up, placing the window frames and shutters were a little fiddly only because I reduced the size of the file, but a little patience, which I happened to have that day served me well.

I have given you large pics as there is quite a bit to look at.
I have used Acrylic paints for the body of the House, embossing the little door and shutters, and adding the lace under the eves.
The roof and the base is covered with fibre paste then painted in white with some sparkle added. It resemble snow wonderfully.

The bark as well as little stepping stones adds another texture, along with my moss.

 Its such a cutie.

Scarlett (Gd) loves it, but not the bark bit.... she is a wonderful critic of my work.
You can guarantee she will state what she thinks.
I will not remove the bark because I happen to like it.

All Dt projects are posted at The Cutting Cafe Blog on the 7th and 21st of each month. 
We would love for you to visit and be sure to leave a comment for Regina.
 She selects one lucky person to receive 3 FREE files of their choice!

Have a great day, 

Jul 1, 2015

A Mini Travel Tag.

Hello Everyone,
It is the first of the month and time for another Challenge over at Country View Crafts, and our lovely Dt Trace has set the theme "On Your Travels."- My travel stamps are extremely limited as in ziltch!
Thank God for Google images they came to the rescue.

The first layer of the background is collaged and inked then stamped with script.
I printed off a map inked it up and ripped it up, added an arrow and crackle.
Found a little map of New Zealand (because this is where I live) and fussy cut, the rest is pretty simple to follow.

If you would like to join in this challenge it lasts for a whole month.
Have a great day