Skip to main content

WOYWW - Wednesday 29th April 2015

Well, we're half way through another week and as I was really busy last week with one thing and another I didn't do a WOYWW post - tut tut tut.

But I'm back now and have a few things to show you:

First of all I've finished the second bookfolding I'd started a few weeks ago and here it is:





It is decorated on the outside with faux pearls and lovely wallpaper featuring gold writing and birds and roses and finished off on the top of the book with faux pearls dotted about and a ribbon trimming that says the word 'Love' on it.  My customer is really pleased with it.  

I've now started another one and this is on my desk today to do a little bit more:

  


Also on my desk today is a new crochet book from Rowan called 'Holiday Crochet'.  I've never bought a Rowan book before and when I saw this one at Black Sheep Wools over the weekend I was totally smitten with all the beautiful designs in it and have chosen to do one of them first for me and bought the white yarn called Rowan Creative Linen which now needs winding into balls from the skeins it has come in.  So at some point today my winding machinery will be coming out and whirring away.




I've also printed out some of the latest release design sheets from Polka Doodles called Twiggy & Toots and you can find them HERE:


The collection is available as a CD and now a Download and individual design sheets can also be purchased too.  Just head on over to the website for a nosey.  The full collection includes digis that are coloured and black and white to colour yourself together with embellishments and matching papers and lots of other things as well.  It's another fantastic collection!!!


These are the sheets I've printed out to make some cards from today:



Anyway, that's me for today.

Why not leave me a message as to what you're up to today on your crafting desk.

Take care
Tanya xx 




Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Yarn Dyeing

Hello everybody

Well I haven't done any yarn dyeing since the end of last summer and forgot about a lot of the stuff that I'd dyed, but since I've been working hard on revamping my craft room to organise it so it's more art and painting friendly, I've come across them all and as I hadn't shared any photos with you of my  dyeing for a while I thought I'd share them.

First up was a blank canvas knitted base that I bought as long ago as June 2015 from Woolfest.  The canvas is a long knitted piece of fabric with two separate ends so that you can dye it however you choose and then unravel it to make two identical balls of yarn.  I used a length of cling film on top of the work top and used Kool Aid to dye the canvas and then wrapped it up in cling film and put it in the microwave.  Once it had cooled I then rinsed it and popped it outdoors on the line to dry and then once dry I unravelled it into two equal and identical balls which are now waiting in my stash r…

It's Digi Choosday Day - Week 4 - In Bloom

Hello everybody             
It’s Digi Choosday day again. These Tuesdays definitely come round really fast!!
Hope you’re ready to enter another Digi Choosday Challenge.
This week our challenge is  ‘IN BLOOM’.
I love searching the internet for new things to make and also getting inspiration and as soon as I saw the craze for making teacup art I instantly knew that this week’s challenge would fit this project perfectly.  I had a teacup that had a wonderful soy candle in it and was wondering what I could make with the empty cup.  Here is a step by step picture tutorial of my make (with the exception of one ingredient which is magic and you'll have to scroll to the bottom of my blog post to find out what it is).  I resized and printed some of the flowers from the Eden Collection and put them to one side.  I gathered my ingredients...  cup and saucer, bird cage, toadstools and reindeer moss and then using the magic ingredient started to assemble my make.

I then added the flowers and…

Long time no post....

Hello everyone

Well I know I've not blogged for months and months, but I've been really busy and have been making the most of other social media platforms to chat with happy crafters and the like. 

But I'm back now and hopefully I should get to blogging maybe once a week or a couple of times a month.....who knows. 

Let me tell you what I've been up to whilst I've been absent from blogland.

Well:

1.  I had a big birthday in the summer and got a wonderful birthday present of a Townie bike and so spent every spare moment during the spring and summer (cos I got my present a little earlier than expected) taking in parks and other beautiful places and getting some fresh air and exercise and loved every minute of it.  But now that the nights are now darker earlier and winter is setting in I'm not able to get out and so she's been put to bed for a few months until the clocks go forward and the light nights come back.  So....hurry up winter and do one!!!

2.  Just…