Friday, 2 December 2011

Victorian ladies boot decoration



hi everyone

just finished stitching another  tree decoration a Victorian Ladies Boot

very shabby chic

hope you approve  had to make my own template for this one

hugs linda xxx

Sunflower in H2o’s




good morning all

fusion sun flower stamped card painted in with H2'o’s

only 3 colours used for both the back ground and topper

sorry for poor picture  dark evening are a devil to get a good image and the pearl sheen of paints makes it glare

thank you for popping by

hugs linda xxx

Thursday, 1 December 2011

fusion holly christmas card



Good morning everyone

a Christmas card  with fusion holly sprig and h2o’s

some mirri card gold thread glossy accents and 2 metal buttons

hugs linda xxx

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Mum’s Christmas card



Good evening

i have been playing with my Fusion Stamps and H2O’S

  this is my mums Christmas card she loves Christmas roses

Sheena’s fusion stamps  the Christmas rose came out of the box

used  just 3 colours in h2o’s im really pleased how it turned out

i do have a greeting to attach to the bow

not your traditional Christmas card  i admit but it’s full of mums favourite flowers and colours so all will be well

thank you for dropping by this evening

hugs linda xxxx

card for today



im late posting today didn’t sleep very well the blooming wind and rain

anyway here is my card for today radiant rain paints cling film  dies and peel offs  and a few pearl beads

i love the cling film

you get some super effects how simple can this card get

im waiting for courier to deliver some more crafting goodies they just don’t understand we need them like yesterday lol

thank you for popping by today

hugs linda xx

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Wow Powders and stencil card



i love this bird stencil can't you tell lol

just dabbed through with versa mark and heat embossed with Sheena Douglass white sparkly wow powders

did a bit of matting and layering and added the flowers a very quick card to make

hugs linda xxx

bird wall hanging




a little wall hanging using the bird template and heart die

stitched and decorated as before

i decided to use jump rings to join them all together

thank you for popping by

hugs linda xxx

todays card and a tree decoration for Sophia

a simple card easy to do with the sticky 2’s and foils onto centura pearl card
perfect for Valentines day or for your sweet heart at Christmas


 a little tree decoration
made from winter white linen cut with a nestie die
i stamped  the message then with satin stitch embroidered
stitched  my grand daughters name and embellished as the others i have made
i have finished stitching the little wall hanging  will add that later
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xx

Monday, 28 November 2011

Partridge and Pear Tree decoration



here are two more tree decorations i have made

wanted a  different bird shape to the one yesterday and a pear

so out came the pencil and paper to make my own template 

i have just enough material left to make Sophia a little wall hanging and something else but no idea what yet lol

im waiting for more linen to arrive then im on another mission with my sewing machine

thank you for popping by

hugs linda xxx

Distressing inks and foils


good afternoon  to you all

im still stitching here lol …..more padded tree decoration i totally forgot to add my card for to day

here i have used the foils and distressing inks card candi and jute thread a collage on a card

hope you have a great evening thank you for popping by

hugs linda xxx

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Shabby Chic Christmas Tree Robin with template

been playing again here is my  Shabby Chic Christmas Robin
im so pleased how he turned out
i dont have a die  so i made my own template

i have added a template for you if you would like to try him out
print it out on A4 to get correct size for tree decoration
hugs linda xx
if you do use the template would you be so kind as to link back to me on your blog
thank you

Shabby Chic Hearts



hi everyone

a little bit of shabby chic i have just finished sewing

made from distressed rose printed linen cut with 3 of the classic nestie heart dies

hand stitched and filled then decorated with ribbons from Joanna Sheen

lace flowers and pearl beads from wild orchid

im loving sewing  these at the moment

thank you for dropping in

hugs linda xxx

Good Evening Sunday


wow what a day i have had

my son rang this morning asking if i wanted to go to for lunch  no cooking for me which was perfect

got to play with Sophia which is always a pleasure and then we went out shopping to ikea

i got some lovely stuff ornate tea light lanterns in white

throws and cushions all shabby chic

for my  second bedroom that’s getting a make over in time for Christmas

a lovely day all round my battery has run flat now though lol ….

right for this card has a little of everything going on  water colour card radiant rain paints sticky 2’s transfers foils 

embossing powders and distress inks  stamps …..

im very impressed with the foil packs i heat embossed over the top and it had no effect on the foils at all they kept there colour and never moved at all !

im of to have a nice long soak in bubble bath then settle in for the night

i hope you all have a lovely evening

hugs linda xxx

good morning Sunday


it’s blowing a gale has been full on high winds all night

got a bit of a headache this morning  sleep was very hit and miss with it all as well as staying up late watching a movie on TV

shouldn’t moan really i am still stitching  mittens got a lovely collection now all completed

right down to my efforts for today

Core-dination card Centrura pearl Radiant rains stencils and embossing powder  gingham ribbon gems and card candi

complete my card

Sheena will be show casing these products tomorrow at 9am over on create and craft do try watch or set your record

im sure she will have lots of lovely demo’s lined up

thank you for popping by today

hugs linda xxx