Monthly Archives: October 2009

Revised list for the NEC

as I’ve got a couple of the bits on my list, I have had a re-think (now, this will change before the big day) and this is what I want:

  • 7G border punch kit and may be a Binderie
  • Tattered Angels/Cosmic Shimmer
  • Shimmerz paints
  • Sir Tim Tiny Attacher plus refill
  • ATG refill
  • Sir Tim D rings
  • Sir Tim Loop fasteners
  • Sir Tim Hitch Fasteners
  • Pin Flair Gel glue and ATG refills
  • DCWV stacks
  • Sizzix dies
  • Tattered Angels journalling bits

It’d be interesting to know what other people have on their hit list?

Happy Crafting Chicas

Kay

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That’s the problem with not being at work

the devil makes work for my idle purse …. and I indulged in a bit more Retail Therapy.  Just a few bits, a cheapo set of Halloween stamps, some purple funky foam, brown and pink felt, a small pack of coredinations cardstock, some purple fibres and some orange pearls …. just a few more items for the paper bag mini album.

Happy Crafting Chicas

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JUST LANDED: Tando-Creative Chipboard

Tando-bird

Fabbie news, the Tando-Creative Chipboard delivery arrived this morning, and is already loaded in the shop.  The birdies are so sweet, and I just love the mini house and pub from the Village Green collection.

Check em out, and have fun crafting.

Kay

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Remind me, how did I manage without one before

what an amazing bit of kit the ATG gun is – love, love, love it!

I’d always assumed that because they look quite big, they would be unwieldly and heavy ….. nope, light as a feather and easy to hold and move around.  The only issue I am having – and ’tis me not it – is taking my finger off the trigger in time, but the adhesive can be easily pushed back on itself.

The Halloween mini album is coming along, and I’ve nearly finished the first unit (note to self must take some photos), however I really don’t have too many halloween supplies, and could do with a set of stamps (another note to self for next year, T&B need halloween stamps).

Today, I must upload the two videos that are on the camera, one quick one (not up to Toodles standard, but I will sneek it on) and another one just showing the bits I got on Saturday.  Talking of bits, I also got the top note shape sizzix die from the Scrapbook Shop ….. actually, I thought I’d ordered a frame die, and was pleasantly surprised to realise it was the die that I had been searching for all along ….. it’s seems it is referred to as a “top note” but is in fact that one – I can’t remember what the actual name is, I will post that later.

Poor Toodles is still poorly sick, and I am having to administer lots of loving care …. easy in the morning, but harder at night ….. she is not an easy patient!!!!  I just die and want to be left alone when I am ill, she likes attention in abundance, soothing words, lots of hugs and a whole gang of servants, doctors and nurses…. nobody give her a bloomin’ bell for goodness sake!

Apparently it is medicine time …….

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Wooohhoooooooo I don’t know, but I’ve been told

2009-10-27-atga Scotch ATG gun is worth a pot of  gold …. well, that might be a bit of an exageration, but they are apparently a lovely bit of kit!

Mine arrived today from Gill at the Scrapbook Shop, along with some other purchases ….. and I can’t wait to try it out.  I must be a visual learner (the written instructions were less than helpful – actually might as well have been written in an alien language), as I had to resort to a Youtube vid to be able to load it up with the tape …. rather than wait for the Rubbah Elf to get home and tut at me for being pathetic!  Still, it’s installed an I am raring to go with it.

Poor Toodles has flu, so I have been running around with her most of the morning, but she is now bathed with lovely clean hair (makes all the difference I think when you are poorly), and perked up enough to have a go on the computer in the other room.  Fingers crossed then, and I could get out to the Craft Cabin later on for a play with it.  I also got a lovely Sizzix Top Note shape die and some pieces of chipboard (boring, but completely necessary for mini album covers).

Actually, talking of chipboard, I also placed an order with Tando this morning for some of their scrummy chipboard, and that should be in store soon.  The Ivy flourishes will work a treat with the new T&B release (coming soon, I know I’ve been saying that for ever, but this release has been a long time in the pulling togehter through one thing an another).

Happy Crafting

Hugs

Kay

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Hours of photocopying today

gave me time to contemplate my list, and I think I need to add:

  • Sir Tim D rings
  • Purdy ribbons and purdy white prima flowers
  • Sir Tim Fragments
  • Sir Tim Tickets …. but then I have a Sir Tim Ticket Stamp, so do I need these?
  • more white pearls

Kay

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I’ve got a little list ….. and it’s getting a bit bigger every day ….

another day nearer the NEC with Zoe, and my excitement is growing.  I have a little list, and it’s getting bigger every day.  So far it has on it:

  • Paper Bags for mini albums
  • Normal and black chipboard for mini albums
  • Sir Tim Swivel Clips
  • Sir Tim Hitch Fastenners
  • Charms
  • Distress Embossing Pad
  • Glimmer Mists in Lemon Meringue, Creme de Chocoloate and old lace
  • Cosmic Shimmer pigments, not sure what colours
  • journal blocks of some kind from 7G
  • Pinflair Gel glue
  • ATG gun and tape

To the un-trained eye pretty boring, but to a crafter ………. ahhhhh heaven!

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