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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 

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