Category Archives: Cullen Crafts

New Instructable

Wall Hanging Instructable

OK I know, I didnt last very long with my promise of blogging once a week did I? I must try harder!

Here is a new Instructable that I have written and I would love it if you go and take a peek

Wall Hanging Instructable

Whilst you are there check out Deann’s Book box and Kim’s shadow box as they are fabulous!

Dream – A wish your heart makes

Graphic 45 Typography Dream Canvas

Hi bloggers, here is a project I made with all the little scraps from my typography papers as the background to the canvas (Hels Sheridan calls it paper blocking and I love the idea, thanks Hels). I used the Typography stamps to add some more interest to the background. The paper roses are made using spellbinders and Marianne dies. The pen is from one of the Typography stamp sets, stamped in black and embossed with clear embossing powder.

I am going to be doing a class on this one in February over at Cullen Crafts.

Graphic 45 Typography Dream Canvas

Challenges:
Sunday Stamper
4 Crafty Girls Challenge #9 – Anything Goes
Creative Moments – Anything Goes
The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge – Anything Goes

Oak House Studio One Stamp Project part 2

Oak House Studio One stamp project decorative diamond Shrink plastic Jewelry

Here are the other 2 things I made using the decorative diamond stamp from Oak House Studios for the One Stamp Project. For these two projects I used shrink plastic.

I used the stamp to make the kite for the wee boy to fly

Oak House Studios Decorative Diamond stamp kite Card

I have saved the best until last in my opinion, I really love how this jewelry set came out and plan to run a class on how to make it at Cullen Crafts.

Oak House Studio One stamp project decorative diamond Shrink plastic Jewelry

Friday Sketch challenge goes for a Walk in the Coutryside

A Walk in the Countryside

My DT card for the Friday Sketch Challenge this week features items from A Walk in the Countryside CD. I purchased this a while ago when it was on Create and Craft but have not used it up until now.

A Walk in the Countryside

The main image has been triple embossed and all the papers, image and embellishments are from the CD, except the leaves, which are cut using a new Crafts Too die available at Cullen Crafts. The Thank You stamp is from the Chronology Freebie set that came with the Docrafts Magazine.

Freebee Friday at Gina’s Designs

Bee Tag using freebee friday printable sheet

Gina’s Designs has a giveaway once a fortnight on a Friday and last week was a set of Honey Bee inspired elements, please go and check it out on her blog.

Here is a tag I made using the printable

Bee Tag using freebee friday printable sheet

Supplies:
Free Printable sheet from Gina’s Designs
Flowers made with Cheery Lynn Die from Cullen Crafts
Frantage embossing enamel – Shabby Blue
Seam Binding sprayed with Glimmer Mist

I am submitting this to the DT call at ABC challenge here

New class at Cullen Crafts

Card made with Lucy Cromwell Paper from Docrafts

Here is a sneak peak at part of the cards we are going to make in the “Clean and Simple” Class at Cullen Crafts on Tuesday 5th February. Please contact Ger on 01542 840827 or email cullencrafts@hotmail.com for more details:

C&S1Crop C&S2Crop

As you can this is one stamp, but 2 totally different looks. a feminine and a masculine card will be made in the class, all materials supplied.

 

Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge #2

Still on Holiday in the Sunny South East of England, we enjoyed a geocaching walk yesterday in the sunshine only to end in tears as number one son managed to crack the top of his head on some concrete, not a pretty site but all is well now.

Today we are off to London to the Science Museum but I wanted to share with you the fab challenge over at the Crafty Bloggers Network, you could win this great prize from Cullen Crafts

Cullen Crafts prize Crafty Bloggers Network Challenge

or you could win some fab digital images from our second sponsor this month, Sassy Studio

Here is my Design Team project for this month:

All the items used in my creation are available at our sponsor this month Cullen Crafts

 

Shadow Box with flowers butterflies and Hero Arts stamp

I had a wonderful afternoon yesterday over at Cullen Crafts with the talented Sarah Carrington making tis wonderful shadow box. We didnt quite have the time to finish it off so I completed mine this morning. I am so please with the way it turned out, now all I have to do it find somewhere to put it.

Travel Themed ATC

Travel ATC

I joined an ATC swap group on Facebook called ATC Swap UK and the theme for this month is Travel so here is one of the cards I have made:

Travel ATC

I used a mask in the background and some images I found on the web along with a quickutz die kindly lent to me by my pal Ger over at Cullen Crafts.

 

I’m late, I’m late for a very improtant date!

Im Late Artist Trading Card

The challenge over at Wicked Wednesday ATC challenge this week is Words or quotes, how perfect is this ATC I was working on. I used one of the new masks that I had made for Cullen Crafts (look out for them in the shop soon) with some modeling paste. I was so impatient for it to dry that I took my heat gun to it which produced the really cool texture as it all bubbled up. The rabbit is from The Next Big Thing cd from La Pashe and coloured with Copics.

Im Late Artist Trading Card

 

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