Thursday, 29 October 2009

Tilda candle

Hi everyone, tonight Mackenzie and I have had a go at decorating a candle.
Here's my first ever attempt! Hopefully with practice they will get better.
It's really easy and would make great gifts at xmas for teachers etc.
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The candle went a bit bumpy, where the wax melted too much.
But I'm still fairly impressed with my first attempt!!!
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To view Mackenzie's candle click here she would love any comments!
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Thanks for looking
Hugs Fleur
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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Baby Girl - sugar bowl challenge week 22 - Kathy's sketch + lace

The challenge over at THE SUGAR BOWL is a great sketch by Kathy,
you must include lace.
I have used a sweet stamp that has been in my stash for ages and not been used,
so I thought I'd get it inked up!
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I have used:
Sugar nellie stamp - Tiny the baby bunny,
paper - PM,
stampin up - sentiment "circle of friendship"
SU punches - word window, three flowers & 1" circle
Woodware - border punch,
lace, brads, flowers & charm from stash
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Thanks for looking & happy crafting
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Hugs Fleur
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Sunday, 25 October 2009

Magnolia challenge, week 28 - Martine's sketch

My second post of the day!!!
This weeks challenge is a great sketch by Martine
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I have used:
Magnolia - Horse riding Tilda,
Paper - PM secret garden,
Stampin up - border punch & sentiment (short & sweet set)
flower punch.
Brads and twill from stash.
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Thanks for looking.
Hugs Fleur
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Birthday Boy

Happy Sunday everyone.
Mackenzie had a party to go to for one of her school "boy" friends.
As always (& like many crafters) I find it difficult to make cards for boys.
But also feel a bit of a cheat if I buy one instead.
So here goes!
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It's a bit plain, but I get stuck when it comes to embelishing a card for a boy!
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I have used:
Magnolia - Edwin with bicycle (kindly on loan from Avril)
paper - PM
Sentiment - Stampin up, circle of friendship
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Hope he likes it!
Hugs Fleur
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Thursday, 22 October 2009

Autumn leaves - Truly scrumptious challenge

The challenge over at
is a great sketch by Mina.
The theme is Autumn - my absolute fave season!
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I have used :
Magnolia stamp - So spooky Tilda with wooden broom,
Those gorge cosmo cricket papers - Mr Campy,
leaf punch
coloured in with aqua pen and versacolor cubes.
The strips of paper have been scrunched up & inked (love the look this creates)
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Thanks for stopping by
Hugs Fleur xXx

Monday, 19 October 2009

Happy Birthday Crafty Lou.

Today it's Crafty Lou's (little) birthday
Hope you have a great day!
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I have used:
Belles and Whistles - Tania Baking,
Great Immpressions - Cooking Background,
Nestabilites - Blossom,
Branch punch.
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Thanks for looking!
Hugs Fleur
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Saturday, 17 October 2009

Just Magnolia - Bright & Zingy / Cupcakes craft challenge - Buttons & Stitching

I have combined 2 challenges this week
They want bright & zingy, luckily I'd just got some gorgeous "colourful christmas" paper by MME
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http://cupcakecraftchallenges.blogspot.com/2009/10/week-61buttons-stitching.html
They want Buttons & Stitching, I have hand-stitched Tilda's mittens & bootlaces - I hope this counts!!!
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I have used:
MME double sided paper - Colourful christmas (I really have to get the full pad)
Stampin up - circle of friendship (very versatile set)
Matte button - pumpkin
Magnolia - Waiting Tilda
white pom poms from stash.
Coloured in with aqua pen using versacolor.
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Thanks to Rach for pointing me in the right direction of her "outside nestie's" tutorial
Thanks for looking
Hugs Fleur
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Thursday, 15 October 2009

Sir Stampalot Challenge

Hi everyone,  Janice from http://www.sirstampalot.co.uk/ has given me a challenge.
She gave me a Tina Wenke stamp - "thinking of you" and asked me to have a go at some samples.
There's only so many colours you can use for a raccoon so I hope I have done him/her justice!!!
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I have used:
 mainly versacolor & twinkling h2o's to colour,
bazzill basics paper,
MME - laundry line,
Daisy Bucket paper,
Sentiments - Hero Arts - "thoughtful,
Nestabilites,
Magnolia - goblin branch,
Inkadinkado - dot flourishes.
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Sorry not brilliant pics!!!

Hope Janice likes them.
Thanks for looking
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Hugs Fleur
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Saturday, 10 October 2009

Just Magnolia - Mina's sketch

Afternoon all. I hope everyone's having fun.
This week the challenge over at Just Magnolia is a great sketch by Mina,
I loved using this sketch and I'm sure I will use it lots more.
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I have used;
Magnolia stamp - Tilda with broom (again kindly on loan from crafty Lou),
MME papers - wild asparagus,
MS border punch - doily,
Leaf punch,
coloured in using aqua pen & versacolor cubes,
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Thanks for stopping by
Hugs Fleur
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Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Just Magnolia challenge week 25 - handmade flower

This weeks Magnolia challenge is to use handmade flowers.
I have used 8 daisies Layered up to make 1 flower
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I have used:
Martha Stewart - doily punch
Dovecraft 2" daisy punch
Papers - stampin up
Branch - Sizzix
Sentiment - Hero arts "it's your day"
Magnolia stamp - Jam Tilda
Magnolia sideboard - kindly loaned from Crafty Lou -Thanks tons.
check out her blog
her creations are amazing!
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Thanks for looking
Hugs Fleur
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Thursday, 1 October 2009

Happy Anniversary

Today Darren and I have been married 15 happy years.
Here is the card I made for him!
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I have used:
Sarah Kay - first kiss,
papers, cosmo cricket - mr campy
(I love this paper and had palpations when it came to cutting it, but I decided it was staying in the family and that Darren was worth it. LOL)
sentiment - hero arts clear stamps.
punches - stampin up.
nestabilities - circle.
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Thanks for looking!
Hugs Fleur
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