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Monday, 31 December 2012

All the things I love, Natatie and Amys challenge

Hi everyone I hope you have had a great holiday season and are looking forward to the new yr I have a bit of a cold at the moment it seems to be doing the rounds in my house so it was inevitable 

Today we have  a fab new challenge over at
 Natalie and Amys challenge blog

and the theme for this month is a
All the things you love 
so anything goes really 

for this challenge I chose to do a vintage theme as this is my fav crafty thing at the moment so anything vintage or shabby chic


I chose to do a hanging tag made out of chipboard I love how it turned out the lace is from a lady called Rosella from a kit I bought from her the flowers are from my stash as is the wheat spray the little clip is a Tim Holtz clip I used corrugated card with some white crackle paint on is.
check out my YouTube channel lollydollycraft for more details and a start to finish video of how I made it 


pop along to the blog to see my fellow teamies fab creations
and to join in the fun to win a fab prize



Monday, 17 December 2012

Tussie Mussie Project

Hi all well I have had my creative head on again today 
and I have another project for you
this time I decided to make a 
Tussie Mussie
What is a Tussie Mussie I hear you ask
well Check out my pics

Yep this is a Tussie Mussie isn't it fab

I used lots of lace, Doilys flowers and bling



Check out my Tutorial page for the 3 part video on how I made this little project
they are great fun to make and look stunning
hope you enjoy

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Altered Wine Gift Box

Hi all today I have a project I made the other night I love how it turned out 



So this is how it started of I got this from a local pound shop it a gift box for a bottle of wine
I altered it 


 This how it looks finished I have done check out my tutorial page for how I Altered it
sorry about the pics it was very hard to take pics of it due to the size and shape lol


 This is the other side
I used lots of doily's, lace, pearls, charms, and flowers

This is the front I used a vintage image from Marianne D Cuttables
from Natalie and Amys shop
I also made charms to hang down

The lace lace trim is from a fab Ebay shop called the Lace Mama check her out her lace is fab

The flat back pearl trim is also from Natalie and Amys shop

Check out my finished YouTube video and the tutorial 



Thursday, 13 December 2012

Sugar Bowl challenge 98 sketch and let it Snow

Hi my crafty friends sorry not been about much it is a crazy time of the yr 
what with Christmas shopping and school parties and plays.
Today we have the final challenge of the yr till we come back after Christmas, so we can have a little break recharge our batteries, eat drink and be Merry or Grumpy what ever floats your boat so for this challenge at the

Sugar Bowl 

 we have a fab sketch
from Fiona
with the optional extra of 
let it snow


I so love this chap I coloured him with Copics in very muted browns and some lovely red to make him pop a bit the papers are from Maja Designs from the latest christmas pad
I also used a tag from the same pad
I used vintage doily's and the stick pin I made
The image is called juggling Snowman and is available from Funky kits the link is in my video

I have  done a YouTube video on how I coloured him part 1, then part 2 is about making the card up. Check out my fellow teamies creations and leave them some Christmas love 
thank you for joining us for this past yr and I will see you again when we come back 
Merry Christmas
And a 
Happy New Year
  

  

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Christmas snowflake

Today I just wanted to show a little project that me and Toby my 8yr old made tonight it is a fab snowflake it is not finished as we need to bling it up a bit but I just wanted to show you the video of us making it 
he did an great job




Here he is so proud of himself and his snowflake check out the video which I will also add to my tutorial page as well 


Tuesday, 4 December 2012

KennyK Copic tutorial

Hi here I am today with the copic Tutorial to celebrate my joining the KennyK DT
I have the finished pic here I haven't made a card with it yet but I will do so watch this space



Here is the image sorry about the watermarks but I have to put these out of respect to Kennyk copyright
but you can see me colour the image 
The image I used is called
Madison Attitude I love her and she is great to colour there is also a fab christmas version to.
also sorry it is in 4 parts but  it is quite a detailed image and I colour slow lol
I will also add this to my tutorial page





Monday, 3 December 2012

New KennyK DT spot yippee

Hi folks well some fab news I have been sitting on for a while
I have been asked to join the 
KennyK DT Team
woop woop shake your booty lol


I am on Team B 
My term starts on the 16th of Jan 
How exciting is that 
the rest of my Team B teamies are 
Andy 


Team A starts on the 2nd I can't wait to play with these fab images as they are great to colour 
hope you will join me in when I start 
I am going to do a colouring tut to 
celebrate so watch this space
hugs Wendy


Saturday, 1 December 2012

LIve and Love Crafts GDT memory box

Hi Happy 1st of December I am very proud today as I was asked by Sandra from 
Live and Love Crafts
to be a guest designer for the month of December how wonderful is that
for this challenge the theme is

Anything but a Card


I made a memory box I love how it turned out 
I used and old glossy box (i have loads of them lol)
I painted the box with white Acrylic gesso then added tea dye TH ink on the edges of the box and lid, I then added TH crackle paint which also spread the ink about once I had dried it I added some sealer to made the finish stronger.
I used a gorg image from Marianne D Designs cuttables
I distressed the papers, added some box fold satin ribbon around the image and then some string beads I put the picture on top of a vintage cotton doily.
Down the left side of the box lid I have added some vintage lace and then some trim with a organza bow with a rhinestone spacer and cream bead from the Ribbon girl.
I then add a key which I shabbied up with some white acrylic paint and a little rub of inka gold.
The plaster key plate was also painted and rubbed with a smidg of inka gold.
the flowers are a mixture of wild orchid crafts and petaloo flowers.
the dragon fly I made myself I also made the pin as well.
to finish off I added a pearl flower from live and love crafts
and metals leaves and lacy metal flower


I added some lace and gold trim with some flat back pearls to the lid of the box

and for the bottom I added more gold trim and metal corners with some wild orchid crafts flowers then a small metal key hole
I also decorated the inside of the box and used lace trim to finish off and then some gold trim to the top edge of the box and just for a bit of vintage finish I added a brass key on a cream tassel 
so there we go I hope you like my creation.
pop along to the challenge over at Live and Love Crafts and see the talented DT members creations and to join in the fab challenge

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Natalie and Amys challenge Winter Wishes

Hi everyone welcome to my Second post for today we have another challenge over at
and for this challenge the theme is 
Winter Wishes
a lovely theme

 Hi here is the cute image I used from crafters companion I used distress markers to colour this little cutie in and added stickles to the hat and coat the image looks a bit lighter than I wanted but  he is still a cutie
the stick pin is from Natalies and Amys hop and comes in a kit to make a about 5 stick pins.


so there we go hope you like my little creation pop along to the challenge blog to see my fellow teamies creations and also the shop to see some fab goodies

Sugar Bowl challenge 97 sketch and winters tale

Hi everyone hope you are all having a great week, today we have new challenge over at the
the sketch this week is nice and easy

With the optional theme of 
A Winters Tale

for this card I used the fab new stamp of mine called Gingerbread and is available in a christmas set at them moment home grown manga
I stamped her out with coco momento to give  softer edgy I then coloured her with copics the papers from from my christmas stash I cant remember where I got them from sorry. I edge the papers with pearl acrylic paint but it came out silver not the effect I was looking for but hey ho I then added stickles all round for some snowy bling. I added some lace trim down the middle and some white ribbon then made a bow with the same ribbon and finished with a red pearl stickpin which I made.  The sentiment is from CC designs I also added some gems on each side.

so there you go hope you like my card pop along to the sugar bowl to enter into the challenge and to see my fellow teamies great greations 

 


Monday, 26 November 2012

Shabby Vintage notice board

Hi folks well its the beginning of the week the weekend goes so quick I hate cold early mornings brrrr 
anyway I have been working on a little project and I really enjoyed making it.

I wanted to make a padded  notice board but I had never made one before so went for a smaller version also because I wanted to film it as well so needed one big enough to fit on the screen of my camera lol

so here it is I hope you like it I went for a shabby vintage look


 So I used a Artist Canvas I actually got this one from a pound store and it had a lion on it for kids to paint but I wanted this so and it didnt matter about the lion as I was going to cover it up lol 
I used foam padding 8mm 



I used various flowers and pearls the big bling is part of a dangerly earing from Primark lol and the little girl is was a free gift from Crafts and me 
the ribbon and organza flower are from Fiona jennings freestyle crafts esty store


 The metal corners where from Natalies and Amys store I must get more they are fab
The lace a material is from my stash so there you go I hope you like my little project, check out my tutorial page to watch me create this project 

thanks


Wednesday, 21 November 2012

My name is Gnorm the Gnome

Hi welcome hump day hope you are all having a great midweek
today I have a fab card for you using one of my fav stamps 
From Vilda Stamps which I got from Live and love Crafts 
which currently has a DT call oh I wish lol

they are so cute


These are so easy to colour and they look so fab I love them and coloured this image with copics
The papers are from indigo Blue pink paisley they are double sided and scrum.
I used a cotton doily from a car boot haul 
The ribbon is from Live and love crafts which arrived today so I just had to play as did the yummy raspberry embellishies they look good enough to eat lol (but please dont lol) 
The body paper clip is also from LALC love them to 
The stick pin is made by me and the butterfly is from Fiona Jennings esty store Jennings644
I also used petaloo flowes and and a pearl bead is from live and love crafts
I distressed all the paper with my new Zutter distressing tool omg I love it.

so there you go hope you like todays creation

thank you for looking please leave a comment and let me know 
hugs

I would like to enter this challenge into the following challenge

Creative craft Challenge ... Bingo (I picked Distress, stamps, bling)the bling is on my flowers
Through the craftroom door ... anything goes 

Monday, 19 November 2012

Altered Jar


Hi my wonderful followers
my second post today I just wanted to do a quick post to show you the Altered Jar I made 

I used white gesso, Crackle paint, walnut stain then to finish decoupage sealer on the lid before I decorated it 

 The Jar is from Ikea

The flower in the centre I made following a tutorial by Fiona of jennings644 YouTube channel
I also got some of the flowers from her Etsy shop
and the Petaloo ones are from Natalie and Amy's shop
lace trims from my stash
there is a YouTube video on my Tutorial page on how I decorated this if you would like more details


Shabby chic Altered Peg

Hi crafters to day I have something a bit different for you 
I got some fab jumbo pegs from Natalies and Amys shop and I real fun creating this fun quick project
the pegs are so cheap but once decorated they are stunning


I used buttercup Acrylic paint then mix white gesso with it to lighten the colour 
if you go to my tutorial page there is a full YouTube video on how I decorated this peg



Hope you like my little project and dont forget to check out the tutorial page

Items I used
Peg ... Natalie and Amy's shop
lace .... Esty
Trim...Etsy
Flatback pearls...Esty
Large pearl bead broach ...live and love crafts
Inca Gold ...Esty
Beaded Spray..... I made myself tutorial to follow soon
flat back trim...Ebay



Sunday, 18 November 2012

Last few hrs of the Kenny K DT call


Hi everyone well feeling loads better today sometimes it sucks being a female lol
anyway I almost missed the fabby DT Call for KennyK it ends at midnight tonight so if  you want to enter you have a little time left 

I used this gorg image from KennyK and she is blooming sexy
I coloured her with copics I wanted to keep the colours real and current for a chick of out for a night with some friends lol (who am I kidding she out OUT on the Zazzle go girl)
the wire wrap stick pin I made check out my tutorial for a you tube vid on how to make them
The lace is from my stash and the flowers are from Petaloo which I bought from Natalie and Amys store and they are so gorg I think the paper is Prima a 6x6 paper pad I will look out the name and update
The ribbon is also from my stash. I love this image and how the card turned out 
I haven't put a sentiment on as I am not sure who it is going to be for

Saturday, 17 November 2012

Mia and some new Tutorials

Hi just wanted to leave a quick message for my mia this past week I have not been very well just for a change lady stuff and crap.
pop over to my tutorial page there are some fab new tutorials on there like how to alter a shoe 

And a cute Key fob Tutorial


How to do the Napkin fold


How to make a Folded Basket using Origami folds
check them out