Front cover...doesn't show up that well...used Artz girl legs & arms for 'Bethany'
Inside cover & first page...pocket for message from me...
Used Tim Holtz Muse tokens on this one
Made tag using Grunge board and a 7Gypsies tag...attached to book with Tim's Swivel fastener & chain. Have really enjoyed making this and can't wait for her birthday on the 26th to hand it over..I know she'll love it :)
....and my craft room is tidy!!!!! It's such a relief to be able to find things again...like a space to actually work in!! I am going to post some piccies of my book, but first just wanted to share this beautiful photo of our cat Charlie that I have found lurking in the computer. Bethany has taken it at some time, but because we are out of the habit of getting photos made into actual paper copies I rarely get to see the shots she has taken. I think this is gorgeous! It's such a hard life, isn't it???
Just a quick one tonight...I have to go and pick Bethany up from Picadilly. Had a lovely day making this concertina box with cards with Maria, my Stampin' Up demonstrator. They were so simple, but really effective...I feel Christmas presents coming on!!
Don't worry Dy.....Mum has plenty of room!!! Here's her desk and I wonder if you can make out what'on it? Yes, it's the accordion tag book minus the beeswax!!!
Here are 3 pages from my book...am using 7 Gypsies papers which are lending themselves very well to the project! Generally thoroughly enjoying myself...never done anything like this before, but am using lots of things learned from a variety of people....thanks, Dyan!! xx
Am busy making a book at the moment...my daughter is 18 at the end of next month and I wanted to do something special for her. I am really enjoying it now I've got going, but I do seem to make the most horrendous mess in my workspace!! I looked at my desk yesterday afternoon and had to wonder how on earth anything even halfway presentable came off it!!! So...I thought I would share my 'glorious mess!! I've also put some of the more organised parts in so you can see I'm not all bad!! Will share some of my pages tomorrow x
Well, having had the most wonderful weekend at ArtsyCrafts with Leandra and Lin....and realising just how many fellow crafters use a blog regularly, I have decided the time has come to start using mine!! I have decided if the kids can use computers so effortlessly, it can't be that difficult to upload/download stuff...so, here goes!! I have had a rummage around in my craft room to find some items I would like to share and have also found this photo lurking on my camera. I was asked by a friend to make an 18th birthday card in the summer...I have since made 3 more of these..2 pink and one blue, and also used the same idea to make a 40th card for a friend of mine! It is really simple, but looks so effective, and has always been well received. Hope you like it too!
Hi. I'm Jayne and live on 'Planet Craft' in the North of England...it's truly a GREAT place to be!!!! I am married to Ian and mum to Bethany & Sam, our two gorgeous teenagers. Also sharing our home are our 2 felines, Daisy & Charlie.
I have 'crafted' for ever....from knitting with my nan to making dolls clothes. At High school my fantastic needlework teacher got me thoroughly hooked on sewing of all kinds, but particularly on dress making. I used to buy a piece of fabric on Saturday mornings and go out wearing it on Saturday night!! After having the children I moved onto cross stitch and embroidery, with soft furnishing and batik along the way. Paper
crafting entered my life about 4 years ago and it is just the best thing!!!! I never thought it was possible to do SOOOOO many things with a piece of paper!! BLISS!!