Wednesday, 30 January 2013

DEB bracelet

A commission for a customer

This bracelet was made today for a customer for her daughters birthday.

We went with the choice of a black based theme 


4 oval beads with black background and pink flower inserted into them
two sizes of metal silver beads
black crackle beads
black beads
sterling silver findings
seed pearls 
sterling silver letters

All beads and findings are top quality and come from a local bead shop.




Hope you like it and hope you will follow my blog

Best wishes

Anita x

Monday, 28 January 2013

Cute girly photo frame

Flowered photo frame

I had fun making this for a birthday girl!

I used a K & Co chipboard photo frame and embellished it with the following:

Authentique two sided paper
Papermania Glitter vellum - Isabella
White lace leaves
Pink glass stem
Variety of gardenias,roses and buds
Pink Ribbon
Ornamental stick pins
glass flower stems
lave doily
lace edging
Heart metal embellishment

Close up of heart and flower metal embellishment and angel mounted in front of a doily

Close up of glass stems and flowers, ribbon and stick pin

i would like to enter into the following challenges:

Lady Anne Challenges anything goes

Crafty bloggers network - flowers

House of Gilli anything goes

Make it Monday anything goes

The pretty little ribbon shop

Thats it for today and i hope you will come back and visit

Bye for now

Anita x

Wednesday, 23 January 2013


A Lovely friend card done in lovely different shades of blue,cream,brown and just a little touch of pink

So today we have a card featuring CC Designs Fairy tales Belle.  Isn't she cute?

Ingredients for this card were:

Core impressions My minds eye (friend)
Boofle 6x6 design stax
Maya Road die cut doilie Paper Perfect Accents painted petals
Beige Lace
Flat backed roses (Linda at )
Tim Holtz distress ink

Close up

Colour combo
Dress B91, B93 ,B97
Boots B95, B97, B99
Hair E33, E35, E37
Skin E00, E01, R20
Hairband R20,R21. R22

Thats it for today and hope you keep following!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Lady Anne Challenges

Fab 'n' funky challenges

The Paper Shelter

Deep Ocean Challenge

Through the craft room door

Inky die cut image and flowers

Bye for  now 

Anita x

Monday, 21 January 2013

Keeping it Simple

This time we are keeping it simple at Creative Creations Challenges

The simpler the better.

So with no further ado.....

I used a Websters Western romance and all about me paper stack
I found a sheet of Coredinations mini paper pad
Darice embossing folder
Kaisercraft "moments" rub on
Metal flower and two metal leaves

A close up of the metal leaves and flower that i used (available from )

So hope you have much fun with this weeks challenge and i look forward to seeing all of your entries!

Bye for now

Anita x

Sunday, 20 January 2013

With LOVE for you

A bracelet for your loved one what more could be better?

Bracelet and earrings done on commission for a customer for Valentines day with matching earrings.
Lovely quality beads all glass with sterling silver findings.

Another commission for a customer in different colour to the one above and with different clasps and findings

I love making these sort of things and was surprised to get commissions so quickly.

I would like to enter into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz Challenge anything but a card

See you soon!

Anita x

Thursday, 17 January 2013

My first attempt at Jewellery making!

Bracelets i have mad as gifts of late as i have decided to branch out a little and do allsorts of things as well as cards, so expect some altered art etc in the following months and if you see something you like you may be able to buy it!!

A Lovely blue bracelet with a initial P in various blue beads  

A matching earring and bracelet set in lovely shades of purple and lilac.  I have not had a chance to do a necklace yet as practice makes perfect with making these! 

Well thats a new one for you guys and there is still plenty to come!

All beads and findings are top quality and come from a local bead shop.




Hope you like it and hop you will follow my blog

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Catz Anything but a card

Best wishes

Anita x

Bye for now Anita x

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Roses galore

So here we go a recent make all the metal embellishments, ribbon and flowers were bought from a very good friend Linda Wright (email   who just happens to sell all sorts of stuff!  My boxes are lovely especially the birthday themed one she sent for my birthday!

As usual due to the horrible weather we have been having these pictures are not the greatest!


Magnolia stamp
Webster pages:Western romance and all about me paper stack
Kraft  like paper
Velvet ribbon
Small silver metal flowers with a mulberry flower set inside
Large silver metal flower with mulberry flower set inside

Colour Combo ( my favorites)

Skin E000

Hair E25

Dress R000

Rose R81

Like i said plenty to come and lots to see and i have my DT work with Creative Creations Challenges to look forward too.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Stamp n doodle - anything goes 

Marvellous Magnolia

Allsorts Challenge Blog Flower Power

Colour Creative Classroom - favourite colour combo

Bye for now

Anita x

Some of the Christmas cards i made. Finally making it to blogger

Well i know Christmas has gone but i wanted to share the couple i rescued after the house move when i lost my big box of embellishments so i didn't really have a chance to do too many.  But i have been rectifying that problem steadily since Christmas believe me!


So we have a Magnolia stamp and some mulberry flowers sent bought off eBay  the ribbon is from our local fabric store Hanson

Same Magnolia stamp Christmas papers and a paper doilie and a lovely snowflake border from a friend and flowers from the eBay box i bought.

Last bought not least another Magnolia stamp and ribbons from Hansons and flowers that i found from create and craft!

So i managed to do a couple of Christmas cards!  My husband will pay dearly for losing my embellishment box in the move ;-)

Bye for now and plenty more to come 

Anita x

Monday, 7 January 2013

Magnolia by candle light

 Hi There!!

Now i know i have not been about much over the last month or so but i have a very good excuse!

I moved house!  And literally have not been able to use the internet as my go live date with my broadband wasn't until the 4th January... this is my very first posting on the Creative Creations Challenges DT!!

I am so excited!

Anyway it is anything goes for our very first weeks challenge so i decided to something other than a card (i was a bit bogged down with them over Christmas  and decided to make a candle using a Magnolia Tilda stamp.
So here she is....

I stamped a Magnolia image onto tissue paper and then coloured in making sure i had a sheet of paper underneath as the imprint went straight through.

I used the following colour combo's

                                                                 Hair         E 43, 44, 47
                                                                 Clothes (jeans) B91,93 95                                                                
                                                                 Blouse RV00,02,04
                                                                 Skin R01, E00,01
                                                                 Roses R32,35,37
                                                                 Greenery YG99,97,95,93

I added a layer of ribbon, then lace with a string of pearls and red roses to the base of the candle and added a small metal butterfly near the top of the roses.  I like how this turned out for sure.

One word of advice the colours do tend to come out a lot lighter once added to the candle so i would advise to use darker colours if you want a more vibrant colour scheme.

If you have any questions on how to go about putting an image onto a candle drop me line by email or comment.

Keep following my blog as i have quite a bit to upload over the next couple of weeks