Category Archives: Nestabilities

vBlog #9 – Nestie Storage

I promised a long time ago now to show somebody how I stored my Nesties, so now I have moved up to my “Winter” Studio, and settled everything in, I did a quick UStream broadcast.

I am Kay ….. watch me ranble …………

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9Qyj_OrhME

I have a Spider’s Webb flower technique that I need to get down next – fingers crossed I am on a roll!

Actually, I will probably turn on the UStream most evenings, so please feel free to pop over and watch me pfaff around in real time here.

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What’s on your desk?

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this is on mine ………. I had a spare piece of the text paper, and so decided to try out my new Spellbinders Magnetic Plate (only thing is that I have yet to work out how to use it with the CB, and used my Wizard).

The dies stick like glue to the plate, and so it’s really super easy to make a frame.

Once cut out I used specially adapted Alcohol Ink applicator with Cut’n’Dry Foam to ink around all edges, and then stamped out the pretty SU flower girl on Whispers White cardstock and coloured in with Copics.  Added Stickles to the flower heads, and Crackle Accents to the hat, then placed the frame over the image. 

’twill probably look mega pretty on a box, and so that might be the next thing on my list this weekend.

copiccolours

G28 ~ Ocean Green

YG67 ~ Moss

YG03 ~ Yellow Green

E00 ~ Skin White

Y32 ~ Cashmere

R59 ~ Cardinal

E57 ~ Light Walnut

BV04 ~ Blue Berry

RV34 ~ Dark Pink

C1 ~ Cool Grey

 

We are excitedly awaiting the return of the Rubbah Elf in this household tonight, as he’s been away on business in Italy, the house is just not the same with out him!

Tomorrow is a busy day, as we’ve got to be at Bluewater early doors for Toodles uniform fitting, and then general food shopping etc., in the afternoon, but hopefully I can make a start on my box – it would possibly make a nice housing for choccies for each of the girls on thir last day at work in September.

Have a good evening, and happy crafting.

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Deepest Sympathy (Rose Tapestry BIU-017)

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This is the first time I’ve got to play with the new Rose Tapestry Sheet (BIU-017), and I am having heaps of fun with it.

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I used a portion of the Rose Tapestry 6×6 main stamp as well as “Deepest Sympathy” and the “Rose Leaves” quotation on the inside.

I deliberately ran a bit of extra Versamark around some of the edge of the “Deepest Sympathy” stamp so that it picked up some of the Galactic Gold EP and gave it a slightly distressed look.

copiccolours

V12 ~ Pale Lilac

G21 ~ Lime Green

RV34 ~ Dark Pink

Y00 ~ Barium Yellow

YG95 – Pale Olive

 

Other:

Rich Cocoa Moment0 Ink

Bamboo Moment Ink

Sakura Quickie Pen

Crystal Glitter (SU)

Prism Cardstock:  Sage Medium, Epic Laid Black, Blush Red Dark

Doodlebug Stripe Pattern Paper

Cuttlebug

Sizzix Swirl Die

White Peals coloured with Copic Marker

EK Success Circle Punch

Scallop Circle Punch (SU)

Galactic Gold Embossing Powder by SG-me!

Nestie:  Labels Four

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Filed under Card, COPIC, Cuttlebug, Galaxy Gold EP, Momento, Nestabilities, Prism, Rose Tapestry (BIU-017) Sheet, Stampin' Up (SU), Stamping, Toodles & Binks

Gone Fishing …

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mmmm, now this picture (taken by the Rubbah Elf I hasten to add) just does not do justice to how shiney the embossed circles are, or how beautifully irridescent the fish are in real life….. it’s all really 3-d, but again it most definitely has not come through – this is destined for a Birthday Boy tomorrow, so I am not sure if I can bet a better shot, but will give it a go.

Hippity hopping around is much better, but I am still in loads of pain – this bit of crafting has made me feel way better though.

EDITED TO ADD: Nope try as I might I can’t capture just how this shines in reality – soz about that.

copiccolours

E11 ~ Barely Beige

E27 ~ Africano

E31 ~ Brick Beige

E41 ~ Pearl White

E57 ~ Light Walnut

G21 ~ Lime Green

R02 ~ Flesh

YR 14 ~ Caramel

YR24 ~ Pale Sepia

Other supplies:-

Cutlebug: Standard Circles and Petite Scallop Circles

Cuttlebug: Circles Embossing Folder

 

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Filed under At the Galaxy, Brilliance, Chiaro Flo EP, COPIC, Cuttlebug, Heat Embossing, Irridescent Medium, Markers and Colouring, Momento Ink, Nestabilities, Prism, Stamping

Happy Birthday you old Goat

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A quick birthday card for my Father-in-Law, well if you factor out waiting for the Pearlidoodles to dry.

Stamps: Guiseppe Forks (09-04-SAH-012) Toodles & Binks at Stamp Galaxy

Inks: Gingerbread & Aegan Blue Dewdrops; Momento Brown

Other: Cuttlebug with Large Circle and Scallop Nesties, Blue and Red Pearlidoodles

copiccoloursB14 ~ Light Blue

E02 ~ Fruit Pink

C1 ~ Cool Grey

RV29 ~ Crimson

E40 ~ Brick White

E31 ~ Brick Beige

YG07 ~ Acid Green

BV00 ~ Mauve Shadow

YG67 ~ Moss

G21 ~ Lime Green

W3 ~ Warm Grey

 

 

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Off to The Chicken Shack today

where my lovely friend Caz is doing an SU demo.  Hopefully, I will also do a quick Toodles & Binks demo if there is time.  I fully intend to travel light, which will be a first (and we shall see if that is a true statement when the time arrives for me to leave!).

I said yesterday that I would upload the card, and voila ………..

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Although from the angle that I photographed it, you can’t really see how lovely and shimmery the ArtQuest Watercolours are.

It was a frustrating end to the day yesterday, as we’ve run into some technical issues with the new Sally-Ann Hancock Stamps, and have had to push them back to Priority Ordering – this is a pain as they are proving very popular – hey ho, they will be worth the wait, and will be despatched on first come basis – it won’t take up long to catch up the orders as the Rubbah Elf has promised to work through the night if necessary to cook sufficient.  I won’t bore you with the details, but suffice to say manufacturing rubber stamps, can occasionally be a bit like a long night shift in the maternity ward.

Supplies List

  • SU Roses in Winter set
  • SU Circle of Friendship
  • Soft Grey cardstock
  • Doodlebug Sugar cardstock in pink (Stamp Galaxy)
  • US ArtQuest Watercolours
  • Small white self-adhesive pearls
  • SU inkpads
  • SU scallop circle punch
  • Creative Imaginations round circle punch
  • Green stitched ribbon (Stamp Galaxy)

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Copics Colour Challenge – #8

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as Toodles and Binks are now going to be sponsoring the challenge on a regular basis, and this week was our first week, I just had to take part, as for the last two weeks I’ve got as far as actually colouring in something, and then not having time to come through!

I decided I would use Chickadee (RRP-010), and make a small Easter Card for the Inlaws.

I used my large shaped label nestie as the basis for the card (but just staying short of the top, so you end up with a folded card) and then cut out the same shape again in pattern paper and lined it up just at the bottom.  I will try and do a quick tutorial of that in the week if I can.

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My I have to say so many of you are loving both Chickadee and Amelie Bunnykins.

 

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