Saturday 24 October 2009

A Christmas Step Card

I've made a DL side step card for Christmas using papers and clear stamps from the Smirk Range by Trimcraft. The main image was mounted on oval Nestabilities and the message was punched using Stampin Up oval punches. Cutting and scoring was done using a Fiskars cutter.

Friday 23 October 2009

Desk Calendar

This handy little desk calendar incorporates a drawer for keeping scraps of paper for notes or paper clips and so on and has an easel type card on top. this card will fold flat for packing if you wanted to give this as a gift. The stamp used is from one of Joanna sheen's new owl sets and they are all so cute. It has been coloured using watercolour pencils and there is a Papermania make-it-yourself brad on the front of the drawer. Card is from the earth colours set by Stampin Up.

Monday 19 October 2009

Double Spiral

I've made lots of spiral rope projects and recently came across instructions for a double spiral. At first I couldn't see how it worked and then suddenly the penny dropped and I had cracked it. Here is a bracelet made using this interesting technique where the spirals intertwine as you work - this one uses size 11 and size 8 beads and I will have to try with other beads now for some, hopefully, interesting variations.