Sunday, 24 May 2009

Christening Gifts and Some Jewellery!!

Off to a Christening this afternoon, so decided to make the gift! As I had so much fun altering the clock blank for Matt I decided to do one for the little boy who is getting christened. I didnt want to make it too babyish as hopefully this is something he'll keep for a long time, so i've kept it quite simple, I'm not too sure on the numbers, but two people I've asked like them so I'm leaving it as it is!

Also made a card to go with the gift - I had no ideas and thought i'd be staring at piles of papers etc trying to pull this card together, but it just came together in a few mins, I grabbed some cut off of blue paper I had, inked a chipboard 'M', stuck abit of ribbon, shiny star and some skeleton leaves on and this is how it came out!

As some of you might know, I hate Leeds! and my partner in his wisdom, decided it would be nice to pop into Leeds on Saturday with his little girl Jamie! It wasn't as bad as I thought it might be but I did start getting irriated after a couple of hours, lol. Anyway I popped into this awesome little bead shop, I could have spent hours in there!!! Jamie picked out some beads for herself - some of which I've used to make her a bracelet, see below!

As soon as I saw these beads, I had to get them, I've never seen any this colour before, they have a marbled effect all the way round and none is the same as the other, simply gorge! I haven't finished the necklace off as I don't have any end fasteners for the cord at the mo, I'm planning on getting this lovely leaf style toggle for the fastener, to tie in with the greens

Seem to have got abit of my crafting bug back so while i'm on a roll, need to get some more jewellery made and plan a crafty day making wall hangings!!!
Thanks for looking! xx

Monday, 18 May 2009

Scrapbook Page!

Can't believe how quickly the weeks are flying past! I don't seem to have much time to craft at the moment but managed to do a few scrapbook pages this weekend (one isn't finished yet so will be posted later) Got some inspiration from a couple of magazines and the ideas just kept coming! Had to jot them down at work before I forgot them!!

I normally used quite patterned paper on pages, but decided to go on the less is more side of things this time, using a fab picture of my partners daughter, taken at last years local gala when she had her face painted! The colours are quite girly for me too but wanted to reflect the colours in the picture!

I hope you like it, off to do some blog-hopping now as I haven't had a good look for awhile! xx