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Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.
La vie, ce n’est pas d’attendre que l’orage passe, c’est apprendre à danser sous la pluie.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Christmas Origami..

Here's some little Christmas trees that I made last week with the lovely Yuko. I added two more this evening.
Love the transparent one, difficult to fold, but worth it!

Distress Stain ideas from Tim

Well looks like I need to get more mini-misters!!!

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Christmas Tags

Well I really did mean to post a blow by blow account (with images) of the design process for this year's tags, but time, work etc. Anyway here they are .

the finished tag from the front
waiting in line to be written ....


Back stamped

the production line!
the pocket which is sandwiched between the two tags
hmmmm needs some colour
The mat finished.

 The basic idea was to use the paper napkins that I've had lying about for a couple of years. I liked the colour and pattern. I peeled off the backing then used Glue ,' Seal to stick it to a tag.

A Joyous Christmas to all!



Thursday, 22 November 2012

Happy Thanksgiving

Wow, is it really 9 months since I last posted. Okay getting into gear for Christmas and must craft more! Happy thanksgiving to my American friends

Monday, 13 February 2012

Cartonnage, another project in the making

Sunday at Christine's studio with Anh, Elhadi et Yun! Started an octagonal box. Need to get equipped and finish of work in progress. Next rendez-vous 11th March











 







Monday, 9 January 2012

Cartonnage Workshop this weekend

Really enjoyed a whole day cartonnage class with Anh at Christine Duport's studio. Work will be in in progress for some time  thought.....I learn slow sometimes and a lot on at work!
P.S. Timmy you really should do larger sized paper, everyone fell in love with it!!





Cartonnage