måndag 7 december 2009
Well, anyway, today I can sit up, at least, so I thought I'd seize the moment and upload a little something to the blog. This is from last month's DT-kit from Scraplagret, some more Graphic 45 Domestic Godess ♥. I made it into these little cupcakes, which are now sitting on a shelf in my kitchen.
torsdag 3 december 2009
I made this little ice skate ornament from the very last scraps of my Pink Paislee Mistletoe & CO papers. And no, there's no template, and I can't for the world describe how I did, and I most definitely cannot make one more like it... It's like my grandmother and baking. I've given up asking her for recipes, becasue she just pours in a little bit of this and that, and it turns out fabulous every time!
Not that I'm claiming my stuff to be fabulous... no, this skate has a rip here and a wrinkle there, and it's far from perfect. But it surely was a lot of fun making.
Have a splendid weekend, dear blog readers!
onsdag 2 december 2009
söndag 29 november 2009
So, anyway, I have done some crafting over these last couple of weeks, among other things this advent calendar for Agnes. The small packages contain Polly Pocket stuff, because I foud this really cool package containing one doll and a multitude of clothes and accessories. Perfect for a little girl who is crazy about little dolls with little clothes.
söndag 15 november 2009
On this one I have used up every little scrap I had left of the Industrial Park papers from Scrap Within Reach. I totally love these papers, and the sweater Albin is wearing on the photo is a perfect match!
I made it from of a frame and a cardboard box. I can't get enough of Pink Paislee's Mistletoe & CO. I got all the papers from the collection, and I just pick them out over and over again. They are so pretty!
söndag 8 november 2009
Inside, I put a miniature winter landscape. This is our house, according to Agnes, and she wants us to move into it as soon as possible...
lördag 7 november 2009
I made this layout for Scraplagret, using papers from G45 Domestic Godess and MM Vintage findings. They are a perfect match, indeed!
Just look at all the gorgeous embellishments from Making Memories. The zip fastener is from a pair of jeans my DD grew out of.
Have a really nice weekend all of you!
tisdag 27 oktober 2009
Just look at this gorgewous flower. Guess what? I've ordered more of those...
OK, so now I'm headed off for work for the last time this week, even though it's only tuesday. Sometimes, it's nice being a teacher, for instance this week, when we're having fall holiday. Well, it's always nice being a teacher, but I think we all needed a break now. I need to catch up with things around the house, and the kids need to be able to sleep a little longer in the mornings. And I look forward to being able to photograph another DT layout, since it's always too dark when I get home.
måndag 26 oktober 2009
But first, I'd like to than you all for your sweet comments here on the blog.
OK, OK, I'm going to spill it now.
Without further ado, here's the winner:
love the papers you chose to decorate your book - fantastic mini :D
den 19 oktober 2009 16:02
WOOHOO! Congratulations, Carrie!
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måndag 19 oktober 2009
fredag 16 oktober 2009
Anyway, here she was just a little cuddly baby, smiling happily at the white, cold stuff that covered our garden. Untill she fell face first into it... she wasn't very happy about that.
torsdag 15 oktober 2009
The photo is from this summer, when we took a trip to the Western Town of High Chaparral. Of course we had to take a ride on the train, which gets robbed every time! Albin got dragged into the action when one of the bandits walked right up to him and asked in a harsh voice where the gold was. Albin answered, in an equally harsh voice: I don't know! Aww, he was so proud of himself afterwards for having stood up to that nasty bandit! He did know it was an act, but it still was a bit scary for the little ones. A little closeup on the flower, which I've cut out with the Slice, sanded slightly, and then rubbed from the back with an embossing tool against a soft surface to give it some 3D effect.
onsdag 14 oktober 2009
The challenge here was to alter an empty toilet roll, and my toilet roll is the stem for this flower... or whatever it might be.
måndag 12 oktober 2009
Both of them are made with the Nook October kit, featuring G45 Domestic Godess, and my word, are these papers gorgeous or what? Just look at the colors, patterns, everything! The first one is about Agnes baking apple cake. She loves baking and helping out in the kitchen.
The other day, when Agnes was home sick, we put on warm clothes and went out into the garden and played with some fallen leaves. We foud a big, ugly toad hiding under a tarpaulin next to the garage, and we built it a new little home from stones and leaves where it could spend the winter, sleeping. Agnes didn't want to kiss it to see if it would turn into a prince, and I can't blame her. It would have made a cute photo, though. The photos I got of her were awfully cute too, and this one begged to be put on a layout asap.
söndag 11 oktober 2009
This time I had to make one. I'm participating in a cybercrop at JP Hobby, and one of the challenges is to make a double pager out of a certain colourful (EEEK) kit, and to add some 3D effect to the layouts. Considering how uncomfortable I am with double pagers, and the colorfulnes of the kit, the conditions to get started on this one weren't the best. There was nothing even remotely similar to vintage in the kit, and the colours... well, they were a little too much for me, to be honest. But this is what I came up with, and, well, it's OK, I guess. At least I love the photos that are on it. And the colour scheme is perfect for them.
Here's my 3D effect - some of the letters are mounted on foam scuares to make them higher than the others. I outlined them with a thin black pen to add to the impression that they are floating a little bit above the layout.
lördag 10 oktober 2009
I almost got the Slice overheated working on this one. *LOL* I cut, and I cut, and then I cut a little more! You see, I haven't used my Slice much lately, because it's been so darn slow! Cutting a somewhat intricate shape took like forever, and you have to sit there and hold on to the little thingy all the time, because otherwise it will wander away and cut all over the place. But with the new design cards it's possible to increase the Slice's speed, so now it's really really fast, and cuts all the shapes in notime. It's a lot more fun to use it now.
The papers are from the GORGEOUS Twilight line from Pink Paislee, and I've used my Slice a little here too.
Here's an invitation card. I wonder if anyone would come?