Saturday, 24 November 2012

Sheena's Fantasy Paints

Good Morning Everyone
so back to the Fantasy paints  yes they work beautifully on flat surfaces
i set myself a challenge to push these paints as far as i could
would they go onto round surfaces ?
with alot of patience  Yes They will !!!!

you have to do the outline first let it dry then do one section at a time allowing the paint to settle and form a sort of skin
before you move around the jar to the next section
you can speed up the drying using your heat gun (the hairdryer one)
but go easy or you will bubble your leading
i think it worked very well


you could even  recycle your jam jars to make some little tea light holders for your garden
i think they would look so pretty on a summer evening dotted around just attach a wire hanger once dry the paints are set solid so no fear of them peeling off the glass
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx

Friday, 23 November 2012

Back to Nature

Good Morning Everyone
im all caught up on samples  so i had some me time
with my needle felting
it’s been years since i made my first needle felting project a miniature jointed teddy that i gave to my mum …
i had to search for my box of wool tops …trust me that’s a story for another day lol
i decided to make this  last night
My Little Acorn

made from 100% British wool with  crystal German glass glitter for the frost effect
i gave it a blast with the spray and shine
from crafters companion to seal the glitter and stiffen the top
im now sporting a lovely plaster on my finger lol
after stabbing myself with the needle a few times but hey i had fun making it..
well worth the pain
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xx

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Fantasy Pendant and earing's

Hi there everyone
back with more Jewellery this time made with Mount Board  and Fantasy Paints
i cut the Jigsaw shape using a spellbinder jigsaw die then punched in the hole
Dripped the Pearl paint straight on top  with a cocktail stick
i found i had more control applying the paint this way

it doesn't flow over the edges  as you would think it would
then dropped in the rose colour and gave it a swirled with a cocktail stick
   left it to settle then placed in the clear gems once they dry they are held fast


once dry i coated the back of each piece with spray and shine  from Crafters Companion to seal them
  added the jump rings and findings
just imagine if you had an old jigsaw puzzle  Why not transform them into jewellery 
thank you for popping by today
hugs linda xxx

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Fantasy Paints With Sheena Douglass

Wow  it’s been killing me not to spill the beans
i got to play with some new Crafting Goodies the Fantasy paints and stamps
coming your way  very very soon
Sheena Douglass
on the 27th over on Create and Craft TV
Sheena still can't travel long distances after her Operation so the lovely Leann  from Crafters Companion 
will be doing the TV  Launch as a Sheena Stand in bless her ...
here is a card using one of the new stamps to accompany the paints


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so what are these paints …. i hear you ask …. all i can say is they are Magical….  they will go onto any surface
there are no brushes involved you drop the paints into the area and let it do it’s thing
you get some stunning effects  either on there own or by mixing the colours
they do take longer to dry than the fusion paints but honestly
it’s well worth the wait they dry rock hard ….don’t crack even on acetate
i found myself just watching the paints react with each other  lol
i truly can't express how lovely these paints are… my pictures do not do the paints justice
i do hope you will tune in for the Launch
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx

I did it Yipeeeeeeeee

Ok your thinking im crazy  Noooooo
i made this!!!!
my very first piece of jewellery


Im so darn chuffed with myself you wouldn't believe it
now don’t get me wrong  it’s taken me best part of 30mins
to get it finished My tongue was out more than a little LOL
note to self...... get one of those beading mats!!!  chasing the beads around was a lark…
i have used some  brown ceramic beads which i love
and semi precious  clear crystals from Crafters Companion 
which i have had in my stash for ages
im going to make another for my mum just to say i love her
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx

Taste of Winter

A little topper ready to go on to a card 
using Spectrum Noir  from Crafters Companion 
and Mo Manning Digi’s
now admit it how many of us have done this ????
I for one always like to catch a snow flake this way
she is such a sweet image to colour already to add that touch of sparkle 


TN1, TN2, FS1, FS8, CR5, BG1, BG2, BG3, BG4, HB1. HB2, BGR1, BGR2, BGR3, OR1, CR10, DR5, DR7
EB1, EB2, DG1, DG2, DG4, EB3, EB6, LY1, LY3, GB1, GB2, GB3, GB6, GB8, GB11, Blender Pen
thank you for popping by
hugs linda x

The First Noel

Hi There crafters i do hope your all well
i have  been colouring again with my
Spectrum Noir and 2 Mo Manning digi’s
she is singing her heart out  don’t you think?


i have had so much fun colouring her in I haven’t used my pens for over a week now
so thought it was time to have a little play i have matted and layered onto
an 8x8 snow white centrua pearl card blank and core-dinations
from Crafters Companion
with a simple layer off silver glitter card with some crystal glitter to add that bit of sparkle
here is the full colour list
TN1, TN2, FS1, FS8, CR3, TN3, TN4, TN5,TN8, BG1, BG2, BG3, DG1, DG2. DG4, OR1, CR10, DR5, DR7, HB1, HB2, GB1, GB2, EB1, EB2. EB5, EB6
thank you for popping by
hugs linda xxx

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

3 for today

hi there crafters
wow what a weekend i have had
went to a winter fair on Saturday  came home shattered but happy
caught a cold and feel a bit rough to be honest…
so to make up for being MIA here are my cards

coloured with H20’s and Spectrum Noir
sorry for quick post  must dash lots to do …
hugs linda xxx