Good morning Ducklettes (this is a suggestion of John's so blame him hahaha!). Hope everyone is well, if not a little damp around the edges.
Thank you for your comments on my book folding. For those who said you haven't the patience, once you're in the zone, its quite therapeutic and relaxing, honestly.
Well, I bought a set of Allen Keys and took the GC apart, again, replaced the popped bolt back into its hole and tightened all the others. Got covered in the black gunk that has been dropping off it but shall send those snaps onto Spellbinders and see what happens.
It appears to be working so we'll see how long that lasts.
I decided to have a play with Sue Wilson's new Christmas Tree Greetings die. I made the gold piece first for another project and thought what great little tree decorations they would make. Please excuse the lighting as I took these at night to try and capture the sparkle from the glittered ones under a light (also, my curtains on the first snap look grey with the flash but they are actually ivory lol!!!)
They are made from 3 layers of funky foam, each cut out with the die and then glued together. Then I cut the die again with card and gilded the one above. . . . . . . . . .
just glittered the blue one above (please excuse the blur). . . . . . . . . . . .
and the red one was heat embossed with red sparkly embossing powder.
I then stuck each top card layer to the triple funky foam base and voila!
They are sturdy little pieces and quite quick to make. You can see the depth of them below. . . . .
Hope it gives you an idea of something different to do. . . . . . . . . . and I've got a tonne of funky foam to use up following my bulk purchase to try John's funky foam stamp idea hahaha!!!
I'll show you what I did with the gold one on my next post.
Anyhoo, I'm off for a few days, hurrah! with housework to do, boooo hissss! and some crafting, hurrah!
An exciting GP at the weekend too but tinged with sadness for Jules Bianchi. Hope Jackie D and Wendy managed to watch. Glad you seem to be doing better Val.
Someone, I think, asked how I twanged my Achilles.I had been standing on tippy toes and felt something twinge. There is a bit of bruising and its still twinging now and again.
Janice, thanks for the tip about Orimoto (wasn't that one of the Wombles lol???)Will have a butchers at it.
. . . . . . . . . . Ooooh, that reminds me, sorry Pamellia and our overseas Ducklettes for using bits of British slang that you're having to Google lol!!! Also, hope your leak gets sorted soon. I'm guessing you're going to re-plaster the walls yourself with your super texture paste!
Maureen, fortunately I've managed to produce some craft stuff so haven't yet had to resort to the pole dancing video. . . . . . . you've had enough trauma recently gal.
Well, that's me. Hope you all have a great week and play nicely!!!
Ps. . . . . . . . this post was supposed to go live at 6am but apologies it didn't. Not sure what happened as the scheduler details were correct but then I've had a game trying to get it to just publish. Hopefully it has now. x