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onsdag 1. juli 2015

Summer, Butterflies and Summer Holiday @ Storyteller


Hi again, and thanks for stopping by.
I'm back to show you what I made for this months challenge over at


The theme for this months challenge is
Summer, Butterflies and Summer holiday
How you interpret this is entirely up to you,
just remember that you must use at least one product from Storyteller, if you are unsure wether you have any of these products, you can check it out here

I have made a vintage Pocket Card to inspire you to join us.
You'll find a material list further down in the post (way, way down, 'cause this is again a rather picture heavy post, I'll try to write less, just let the picture speak for themselves - mostly)






Now; several close-ups of details from the card:








Materials used on the card:
Stamp (on inside card): ST-002873
Cardstock: Bazzill Kraft cardstock (BAZT-9-960)
Flowers: Storyteller (ST-001340, ST-001531)
Leaves: Storyteller (ST-001982)
Halfpearls: Storyteller (ST-009544)
Butterfly: Storyteller (ST003993) (Sprayed with Glimmermist)
Cheesecloth (NO-00804)
Twine (AC366490)
Eyelets (WER-41583)
Dies: Spellbinders Labels Four
Punches: Martha Stewart
The image is found on the net

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I'll join the following challenges:
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Use Patterned Paper
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Get Creative #18 - Must Include Flowers
Addicted To Stamps #107 - Bingo (Lace, Flowers, Pearls/ Bling)
Sister Act #112 - Anything Goes Cards Only
Simply Create Too #88 - Old, Vintage, Shabby Chic
Hobbygarasjen #27 - Alt er lov
Dream Valley #109 - Girly
Artistic Inspirations #134 - Anything Goes
A Gem Of A Challenge #147 - Summer Time

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Summer @ I ❤️ ProMarkers


Good Morning to you all on this beautiful Wednesday morning.
It's time for a new challenge over at

This weeks theme is
Summer
How you interpret this is entirely up to you, but please remember you MUST use either ProMarkers, FlexMarkers, TriaMarkers or AquaMarkers and of course follow the theme to be entered into the prize draw, if not your entry will be deleted.

We would prefer that you have Word Verification turned off on your blogs, this slows us down so much when we go to leave you lovely comments.  If you have it turned on, then we're very sorry but we won't be able to leave you any comments, but your entry WILL still be entered into the prize draw.

Our sponsor this week is
Prize is $10 voucher to spend on Digi's of the winners choice. 

Now, for my Summer Project:
I have decorated a little paperbag, just big enough to hold a giftcard - a giftcard to spend during the summer, maybe...
Both papers, flowers and the buttons are things I've had for a really long time, but I think they together were perfect for a summer project. I used one of the buttons as a decorative part of the closing. It might make the closing a little fiddlier, but I think it's cute though...


The card inside have got a little tab with a hemp cord run through, the buttons in each end of the cord prevents it from loosen from the tab (and looks cute...)




The closing:


ProMarkers used to colour the image:
Skin: Ivory, Dusky Pink, Tan
Hair: Buttercup, Tan, Primrose
Clothes: Pale Blossom, Blossom, Pink Carnation
Sunglasses: Pink Carnation
Slippers: Satin, Putty, BlossomLips: Pink Carnation, Blossom

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I'll join the following challenges:
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Use Patterned Paper
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Get Creative #18 - Must Include Flowers
Hobbygarasjen #27 - Alt er lov
Dream Valley #109 - Girly
Artistic Inspirations #134 - Anything Goes
A Gem Of A Challenge #147 - Summer Time
Brown Sugar #152 - Summer Fun
Creative Knockouts #95 - Buttons

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søndag 28. juni 2015

Sizzix Toppers, Borders and Corners by Brenda Walton



Good Morning
Today I have another dies-set I have got to play with from Sizzix to show you.
I have to warn you; this is a rather pictureheavy post, with measurings for the paperbag I made, and with lots of close up pictures, I hope you'll find it interesting enough to continue reading...

The dies set I got from Sizzix this time is called
This set contains 8 different dies, and was super fun to play with.
I made a paperbag that fitted the size of the dieses.

Here's my finished paperbag:
(You'll find measurements for the paperbag further down in the post)

Backside:

Opened up:


After a little try- and failing I came up with these measurements for the paperbag:
(I used 250g cardstock to make the paperbag)
Cardstock size: 8 1/4" x 10"
Score: 3 1/8", 4 5/8", 7 3/4" and 9 1/4" (it leaves a 3/4" strip to glue the paperbag together)
Score shortside on 1/2" for the bottom part of the bag
This leaves the paperbag 8 1/4" high, but of course it can be cut at the hight you want...

I used papers from G45 on the bag before I attached the top and bottom covers.

Then I covered the bottom part with one of the dies from the set, the scorelines on the die-cut matches the foldings on the bag just perfect:


I covered the top of the bag with anothe dies from the set. 
This one is only attached at the back of the bag, to be able to open the paperbag:

I decorated the part that is attached to the bag the same way as the frontside:

Inside the lid I put on a magnet to keep the bag closed (of course there's a magnet underneath the DP on the bag, as well...)

On the back of the paperbag I used an image from a G45 DP, lined for writing a little greeting or personal message

I think this little charms fitted just perfect for the paperbag

Materials used:
Dies: Sizzix Toppers, Borders and Corners by Brenda Walton (SIZ-660258)
DesignPapers: Authentique Anchored Paper Pad (AU-ANC500)
Charms: Storyteller (ST-008226)
DistressInk WalnutStain (RAN-TIM19534)
Stamp inside the lid on top: G45
Cheesecloth, Seambindingribbon, Twine, Button, Halfpearls
(the numbers inside the parenthesis are Scrapbookengros ordernumbers)

I'll join the following challenges:
Open-Minded Crafting Fun #39 - Vintage
Allsorts #317 - Blue As The Ocean
Wags 'n' Whiskers #157 - More Than One Fold
Fussy and Fancy #142 - Fancy Folds
Simply Create Too #88 - Old, vintage, Shabby Chic
Hobbygarasjen #27 - Alt er lov
Papirlosjen - Alt er lov
Penny's #233 - Anything goes

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onsdag 24. juni 2015

Sizzix Dies Treat Bag Topper by Lori Whitlock


Hi again
Some of us DT-girls at Storyteller have got the dies-set Treat Bag Topper by Lori Whitlock from Sizzix to play with, and today is the day to show you what we've made with this supercute dies set.
The set has 12 different dies, so here's plenty to choose from to make and decorate a treat bag.
I have tried all dies, tough I didn't use them all on this treat bag, and all of them made perfect cuts.

Sizzix
Treat Bag Topper by Lori Whitlock



I made a topper for a girly giftbag, filled with "necessities" for a girl.
Isn't it adorable! I love this dies set, and will very soon have to try it out with paperbags instead of a cellofane bag too. (That, I think, will be perfect for little christmas treats).
Well, enough talk, here's my Treat Bag:






Materials Used:
Sizzix dies: Treat Bag Topper (660291)
Bazzill Kraft cardstock
Bazzill Green cardstock
Scrap papers
DistressInk WalnutStain
In the middle of the flowers I put some flower stamens I bought years ago, originally to use in marzipane flowers...

I'll join these challenges:
Papertake Weekly - Trio-Tastic
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Dream Valley #109 - Girly
Kort o Mania #132 - La det blomstre/ Flowers
Papirlosjen - Alt er lov

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Things with Wings @ I ❤️ ProMarkers


Good Morning to you all.
Wednesday again, and I'm here to invite you to join the brand new challenge over at
I ❤️ ProMarkers

This weeks sponsor is
QKR Stampede 
The prize for the lucky winner this week is 3 digi images of the winners' choice.

Theme for this weeks challenge is
Things with Wings

How you interpret this is entirely up to you, but please remember you MUST use either ProMarkers, FlexMarkers, TriaMarkers or AquaMarkers and of course follow the theme to be entered into the prize draw, if not your entry will be deleted.

We would prefer that you have Word Verification turned off on your blogs, this slows us down so much when we go to leave you lovely comments.  If you have it turned on, then we're very sorry but we won't be able to leave you any comments, but your entry WILL still be entered into the prize draw.

Of course I have made a thing (with wings) to inspire you to join us.
I used the image Heart Box Angel on my project this week.
And what I've made this week is a wall hanging.
I used papers from Maja Design, and coloured the image in colours I think matched the papers.
Around the image I sprinkled on a little Shabby White Frantage.
To decorate the wall hanging I used Flowers, lace, pearlstrings, cheesecloth, twine and a button.
The little stamped text is from Kort&Godt.
In one of the bottom corners I put a magnet underneath the DP, it's meant to hold pins I often use when I have to make quick fixings...
All paperedges are distressed and inked with DistressInk WalnutStain

Here it is, with several close-ups:






ProMarkers used to colour the image:
Almond, Putty, Satin, Tan, Pale Blossom, Blossom, Primrose, Warm Grey1, Blender

I'll join these challenges:
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Dream Valley #109 - Girly
Kort o Mania #132 - La det blomstre/ Flowers
Artistic Inspirations #134 - Anything Goes
Papirlosjen - Alt er lov
That craft Place - Layers
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes (Final Challenge)
Addicted To Stamps #107 - Bingo (Lace, Flowers, Pearls/ Bling - Lace, Ribbons, Sentiment)
Love To Scrap! #56 - Anything Goes

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