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Big Hugs Sonia xxx

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Hi Everyone !!!!

Hope you’ve had a Very Merry Christmas !!!!!!!

This was the last Christmas card I made this year, it’s a folded star card, I found this idea when I was blog hopping and can’t remember where I saw it ( SORRY )

This is it when it is opened, the picture is a bit wonky though……

…. the Christmas tree and the sentiments are stamps by Stampin Up, the sentiments have been punched out using Stampin Up punches too. The poinsettia are die cut with a Marianne die and the papers, I think, are basic gray double sided.

Challenges Entered

Charisma Cardz ~ Anything Goes

One Stop Craft Challenge ~ Winter Wishes

Papertake Weekly ~ Last Christmas card of the year

Stampin for the Weekend ~ Anything Goes

Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge ~ Anything Goes

I can feel a workshop coming on, maybe with flowers and butterflies, What do you think ?

Wishing you all a Very Happy and Creative New Year !!!!! 😀

Hugs Sonia xxx


Hi Everyone

Here’s a few more tatty teddy cards….

The first one is a side step card, The me to you,Tatty Teddy is a stamp and emboss set, available here, coloured with promarkers. The papers are also me to you as are the sentiments. The borders and corners are punched with a Martha Stewart punch.

This next card is a white on white card with plenty of glitter, although it doesn’t show up very well in the piccie, but it sparkles lovely in the right light. The stamp set is a me to you clear stamp set, there’s 16 stamps in this set , great value for money !!!!!! see here

Here’s a double twisted easel card.The stamp are from the same set as on the previous card.

Challenges entered

ABC ~ F is for frosty.

Charisma cardz ~ last minute christmas cards.

Papertake weekly ~ I’m dreaming of…..

Hows your Christmas preparations going? I’ve still got loads to do !!!!!!! but I’m sure it will get done before the big day.

Hugs Sonia xxx


Hi Everyone

Well the opening of Daisy’s Jewels and Crafts was a great success, a BIG THANKYOU  !!!!!! to everyone who came and supported them. It was lovely to see so many familiar faces 😀

On to my card….I made this side step card for a friends Mum’s 90th birthday, WOW what an age.!!!!!!!

I’ve used a Stampin Up embossing folder called elegant bouquet for the left hand panel ( sorry doesn’t show up very well in the piccie ) added some pearls and a vellum butterfly I bought on my recent trip to Florida. The round layers and border were cut with spellbinders nesties and the word “Mum was cut using a sissix alphabet called Retro Metro. the patterned paper panel has been edged with a Stampin up scalloped border punch.

Challenges entered

ABC ~ E is for Embossing

Allsorts ~   It takes two, use just two colours mine are pink and cream.

Cute Card Thursday ~ Anything Goes.

Papertake Weekly ~ Anything Goes.

Totally Papercrafts ~ Anything but Christmas

Thanks For Stopping By 😀

Hugs Sonia xxx


Hi Everyone !!!

I’m going to be demoing Promarkers and Flex markers  and TattyTed at Daisy’s Jewel and Crafts tomorrow Saturday 10th December at 11.30ish ( for about an hour)

The shop has it’s opening day 10 am ~ 4pm, so if your local to Coventry / Bedworth pop along, it would be lovely to see you.

Here’s a few samples I’ve made…..

There’s plenty going on throughout the day including a demo using the hougie board in the afternoon and a raffle ….

Prizes are:

 First Prize: Sizzix Big Shot full starter kit

 Second Prize: Full Leather tote wheelable bag

 Third Prize: Hougie Board & Book 1

 Plus many more

Look forward to seeing you !!!!!

Hugs Sonia xxx


Hi Everyone

Just thought I’d let you know about a New Craft Shop opening in Bedworth, It’s called Daisys Jewels and Crafts

The date for your diary is Saturday 10th December at 10am.

Unit A

Bryant road

Bayton Road Industrial Estate

Exhall

CV 7 9EN

( 1st left on Bayton road, follow road round to the right, shop is on the left near to the end of the road)

Wendy & Jeff already have an internet site, check it out here or click on the banner above to get an idea of what’s going to be in the shop.

Hugs Sonia xx