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Post by polgara on 10th November 2010, 6:09 pm

Made some more cards today, really pleased with myself.

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Post by Compostwoman on 10th November 2010, 7:56 pm

I made some boxes today out of wallpaper book samples which I got from the Scrapstore. Really expensive wallpaper ( £200 per roll! Shocked ) and they made lovely folded boxes, the sort where one is slightly smaller than the other and slips over the top as the lid...

am very pleased with them.

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Post by Hathorite on 10th November 2010, 9:38 pm

Child and I had another painting session with my gouache paints. He's getting rather good! In the interim, new yarn arrived and I made sprog another arm-warmer, then ran them both on a thick piece of yarn in his coat which hopefully he can't lose! More armwarmers for me as well in very lovely merino wool and then I'll move on to a scarf for sproggo.
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Post by polgara on 13th November 2010, 5:46 pm

Lovely quiet afternoon making some more cards. I am really enjoying it & it is peaceful most of the time.

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th November 2010, 8:13 pm

Finished painting my candle jars. Will fill them with candle, tomorrow.

Am rather pleased with them





The one on the right which is just an outline is being filled with a coloured wax mix, the rest will probably be a single colour candle.

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Post by Adrian on 14th November 2010, 8:28 pm

Very nice CW - I like those a lot

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th November 2010, 8:31 pm

Any particular one you like better? I did the butterflies from a template, free hand but based on a template in a glass book but the others were sort of generally out of my head.

probably derived from something I have seen though!

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Post by Adrian on 14th November 2010, 8:39 pm

I think I like the hare best - always had a thing for hares

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th November 2010, 8:43 pm

Very Happy that is my fav as well. Took me ages to draw the shape on paper, so I could put it inside and then use the outliner paint...glass is a right so and so to paint on!

Cm liked my colourful take on a Green man best. I am in the middle of designing a "traditional Green man to transfer to a larger candle jar at the mo.

Am finding all this crafting very soothing and helpful to de stress.

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Post by Adrian on 14th November 2010, 8:54 pm

I love the 3 hares symbol, in fact I got a might obsessed with it when I was a youngling and had pictures and books from all over europe

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th November 2010, 8:57 pm

I am working on a small one, with three rather than just one of the hares I did today...leaping for joy.

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Post by polgara on 14th November 2010, 10:34 pm

Very nice, I really like them too.

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Post by Compostwoman on 14th November 2010, 11:17 pm

Thank you, Pol Very Happy

First time I have ever used glass paints , on glass ( or any thing else!)

So am pleased with the results..can only get better.

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Post by danksshady on 16th November 2010, 5:07 pm

I'm currently knitting bootees, robes,blankets and hats for prem babies and babies born sleeping biglove
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Post by Hathorite on 16th November 2010, 6:43 pm

Finished a study - a friend of mine liked it very much (though I still think it was just an exercise in fine brush-strokes) so I think this will be her Xmess present once I get a frame for it and sign it.



The work has potential, I might want to do a painting on this these when I perfect a few techniques. I love viridian!
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Post by polgara on 16th November 2010, 10:19 pm

I can think of only one thing to say

WOW

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Post by danksshady on 17th November 2010, 7:27 am

thats brilliant
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Post by polgara on 19th November 2010, 12:04 pm

I treated myself to 3 sheets of diecut christmas card bits & spent a pleasant afternoon making 6 very nice cards yesterday.

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Post by polgara on 14th May 2011, 6:06 pm

Made some birthday cards today, so have cards up untill October now. It so peaceful to do & I can block out the TV almost. A very nice afternoon.

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Post by polgara on 9th July 2011, 5:51 pm

Made some more cards today, think I am can almost stock a shop I don`t care, I enjoy doing it & it is relaxing.

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Post by polgara on 10th July 2011, 9:35 pm

Guess what I did today....made some more cards, this time the end of year festivities, but what fun I had.

Also most evenings I have been knitting again.

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Post by polgara on 27th July 2011, 3:55 pm

Not quite what I have done today, but what I WILL be doing very soon.



Went into WH Smiths today & saw a magazine which was huge. Looked at it & it was a mag + the kit to make a lot of cards, not just a few, but a LOT. OH thinks I have more that enough bits but this was different. He went a bit blue when I told him it was £8, but the bits & pieces would have cost a lot more than that & the mag gives instructions for making all the cards. They are gorgeous.



For anyone who finds it difficult to do such things but wants to give it a go, this wpould be ideal.



Mag is called Lets Make...CARDS

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Post by polgara on 30th July 2011, 9:50 am

Have been knitting some more wrist warmers, just the thing to prepare for the chilly days to come later in the year.

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Post by polgara on 30th July 2011, 2:44 pm

Have started on the card kit. It is really fab. Instructions are easy to follow, so I have learnt how to do several new things that I have never tried before.



I would so recomend this to anyone who wants to give it a go but is scared of ending up looking like a kids effort.

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Post by Compostwoman on 30th July 2011, 8:49 pm

I quite often get his mag - it is really useful for card making workshops! And I have made some lovely cards and gift tags from items in them. it also makes a very good gift for a crafty minded friend....

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Post by polgara on 30th July 2011, 10:25 pm

The ideas are sooooooooo good, I learnt such a lot that I will use when the pack is finished, though I think that will take some time. It has to be the best card mag I have ever bought.

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