Tuesday, 25 December 2012



This is for Jam's friend coming from Amsterdam
for the holidays.
Dollar store box I painted it gold on the lid I used
the tec that Fiona does.
Apply a thick layer of glue, ( clear drying kind)
 then added some drops of alcohol ink.
I was suppose to do 2 colours then blow dry,
add other colour and dry again. sadly
I added all the colours together and the colour got
mucky. I didn't mind who it turned out, I went
over it with gold cream rub.
I used a piece from a necklace to embellish the lid.
Added gold ribbon and gold bead rope.
The hole in the front was  covered with chicken wire so
I cover it with gold ribbon.
I painted some little wooden blocks gold and
added them to make feet.
Sorry the pics aren't great.
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Saturday, 22 December 2012



This is the box Tonniece made for our
friend Sheila for her BD. She showed us
both how to make them and we did LOL. 
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Wednesday, 19 December 2012


This is the book that went into the box in
last posting, for my friend Jan.
I found the chip board photo books at
Micheal's in the $1.50 bin.
I got 2 of them and joined them together.
I ran my distressed ink pads over the chip
board then lined the out side with gold ink.
I used dollar store metal letters, strung them
on thread glued them down. I added more
$ store bling to the end, added her name.
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Queens Ann lace, birds on a wire, butterflies,
and flowers stamped.
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End of the book, I had tried to use gold leaf
on the orange vine page didn't like it at all:)
Dragon flies, swirls, vines, and used same
stamps on the front cover on the back.
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Monday, 10 December 2012



The lid sides cover with the steampunk botanical,
I put a little gold piece from my box of broken
jewlery. Then covered th rest in some lovely
handemade tissue paper orangey red:)
with yellow bits.
I got it from my DS in England Sandy.
Thanks for looking I'll post the brag book
soon, Cheers....
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I wanted to cover the corners of the box  so
I searched my stuff found a acetate box from
some perfume I kept:) never throwing any thing
out. So I cut it up to fit, it matches the design on
the side of the lid. I also put nail polish over them
so they don't come off, hopefully.
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Opps forgot to add pic of the little balloon,
I added some copper stickles to it and added
a few coated of clear nail polish over it..
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I'm healing well, feeling good so I've been busy
got all my cards out, my DS in England already
received hers only took a week.
This is a gift for my friend Jan, She has a new
granddaughter so I made her a brag book for pics.
Then I thought I'm pretty up a book (med box :))
for it. I love how it turned out and wanted to keep it.
But I won't sheesh!!
Jan had commented on my paper pack  by
Recollections Steam punk Botanical.
Which by the way was on 1/2 price at Micheal's,
love the paper gorgeous colours, there is some
orange and red I'm loving, who'd have thunk it.
I'm not par shall to orange being a red head LOL.
Jan loved this page with the
(balloon baskets rides hehehehehh)
Hot air balloons I couldn't remember what they
were called senior moment I thought I'd share:):):)
Thank goodness I remembered when it was posting
I added some bling, $1.50 bin at Micheal's, punched
a circle from the paper I did on the front and sides of
the lid. I covered over the compass with it.
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