Tuesday, 30 December 2008

Birthday card

Just finished a birthday card for my friend that I work with at school she does a lot of Salsa and other dancing. I have used a diecut body shape coloured with promarkers . Backing papers are hot of the press classic, gold card and co-ordinating burgandy card. Burgandy beads and bit of ribbon out of craft stash and a flower for hair.
Tracy x

Monday, 29 December 2008

My first award

Well I have just got back from an all day shopping trip with my girls in the new Westfield centre in Derby. Sat down with a cup of coffee and opened up my blog and I got the nicest surprise ever it was like Christmas all over again. A message from Rosie http://rosebuds-craftyrose.blogspot.com/ to say that she has given me an award. Thank you so much I feel really privileged to have received this especially since I have only started blogging before Christmas.
I have posted back to Rosie to say thanks.
Now I have been looking on other blogs and if I am right you have to tell everybody 5 things that you are addicted to, so here goes.

1. Cardmaking definetly
2. Blog Hopping
3. Internet shopping
4. Anything to do with chocolate
5. My new nestabilities

And I would like to pass the reward onto the following 5 people:

1. Debby - A Scrap Journey
2. Dawn - All Pink Girl
3. Jacqui - Cats Whiskers
4. Michelle - The Card Grotto
5. Carole - Stardust Gems and Ribbon

Thanks Tracy x

Sunday, 28 December 2008

Sneak preview over at Spiral Whisper

Great news I have just been over to Spiral Whisper and they are giving us a sneak preview of some lovely little stamps being released in 2009 by Kate smith I can't wait for 2009, I can feel that purse is going to be even lighter lol. Oh well go and check them out!

Tracy X

Friday, 26 December 2008

Presents from Santa

Just thought I would share with you my new presents from Santa, can't wait to use them. Some new promarkers, 2 sets of nestabilities aren't I a lucky girl! Thanks Santa xx

Christmas Cards

Just a few more christmas cards, I just need to work on taking better images with the new camera that we have had, practise makes perfect!

Christmas tree

I have only just managed to load some of my christmas card images that I have made this year.
I used the cuttlebug embossed tree for this one which I absolutely love! decorated with glitter and ribbons for the inlaws and parents just need to need to finish with a sentiment.

Marzipan modelling

This is the marzipan modelling I have been learning to make, a nearly almost finished board need to finish the stones around the pond and pipe the eyes.

Christmas Cake

Here is my first christmas cake I have made, I started cake decorating course in Sept 08 and it is finally finished. Really pleased with the result never thought I would get to this stage.
Fruit cake, then marzipan and then royal iced 3 times, and made runouts and 3 kinds of piping and the designing the holly and white flowers.

Saturday, 8 November 2008

Gift booklet

Here is my gift booklet that I have just completed for a friend using some of my scrummy craftwork card papers plus a few co-ordinating ones from my scrapbox.
The first envelope is for a theatre ticket and the second envelope I have made a dinner invitation to go inside.

Well here I am on a saturday night setting up my blog for the first time after being hooked.

I have just finished a spiderman card for a friend at work.I have used some:
Red card
Blue card then I glittered a web background for spidey to sit on
Spiderman stickers
starburst stamp from Stamp Addicts
Peel off numbers coloured in with peel off pens.