Brysia Wella – Get Well Soon

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Get Well Soon Gift and Card

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With my mother having to go into hospital towards the end of last month I needed to make her a Get Well Soon card.  I also wanted to send her in a little gift, but knew that flowers were not allowed any more.

Therefore, I decided to get out my stash of Forever Flowerz flower makeing stuff and make her one single flower, and to present it in a box I made that had three acetate sides and cardboard with a finish on the other sides – so that it could simply be wiped down with alcohol wipes.

I used one layer from the same flower makeing kit with a glittery gem in the middle, along with offcuts from the cardstock I’d used for makeing the box, to make a simple card.  I’ve not put a greeting on the outside but put an insert inside that I hand wrote my greeting.  Brysia Wella is the Welsh equivelant greeting for Get Well Soon, though Brysia is translated as hurry up, so the greeting is more of a Hurry Up and Get Well.

When Mam went in we couldn’t find her glasses.  It took me several days of searching in her room to finally find them.  She’d broken the beaded glasses chain I’d made for her a while ago, and I was going to give her another as part of her Christmas presant, but as I was going to send the glasses in to her in hospital with a few other bits in a “care package” I decided to make her a new beaded glasses chain now.  (I’d already got the bag with the bits I needed by the bottom of my bed ready for makeing it as “an evening in front of the telly” project.)

Flower In Box

The flower is one of the Forever Flowers Chrysanthemums.  I made it up as per the instructions that came with the kit.

I made up a small cube box from cardstock from my stash as well as construction acetate.  The cube being stuck together using the red lined ultra tacky tape.

I put some Forever Flowerz foliage towards the back of the box before putting in the flower.

Foliage and Flower were stuck in place using hot glue.

Card

I used a pre cut and scored 6″ square base card, trimmed a sheet of foiled cardstock to stick on the front, leaving a border.  I cut a sheet of cardstock that has a sort of glitter embossed floral pattern on it to around half the size of the front and stuck that on.  Both attached using fingerlift tape.

I used some Forever Flowers foliage along with the one flower layer, attaching using Pinflair Glue Gel.  I finished off by adding the flower centre.

Beaded Glasses Chain

I used monofilament, a pack of silver lined green seed beeds and a smaller pack of mixed seed beeds from white to red in colour.  I then attached the glasses holding ends using crimp beads, callots and a jump rings.

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I think I’ll be back to Christmas cards for my next post – not sure yet.  Keep an eye out over the next few days.

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Christmas Cards – 049 to 054

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Christmas Cards

A big thank you to all who have come to have a look at the Christmas Cards I’ve made so far this year.  I do appreciate your visits and comments, though circumstances have made it difficult for me to get enough time to visit every blog post made by crafting friends I do try and visit the craft groups I’m in on Facebook to keep up with your creations – and I am so impressed and wish I had half the tallent and patience that some of you have.

This time I have more Nativity cards to show you.  They are a little bigger than the last batch, A5 instead of 6″ square, and this lot have different dimensional elements on them.

What I Did

The card blanks I’ve used this time were pre-cut and scored A5 white base cards.

The toppers are again from Debbi Moore’s Nativity collection.  For some I just used papers and single topper layers raised using foam, for others I used decoupage – the whole collection includes matchit dies so that items can be cut out to layer without having to use a scissors, although some scissor work for less intricate shapes was involved in the creation of these cards.

After cutting, I built up the different cards, some layers using flat tape, some using foam tape, and some using glue gel.

I then added “Nadolig Llawen” peeloffs.

I finished off by putting a simple insert with the same greeting printed in black onto 120gsm paper on the inside.

I stamped my details onto the back to finish.

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

049.

050.

051.

052.

053.

054.

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Got to do the November page for Mam’s calendar next, but then I’ll be back with more Christmas Cards.

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Christmas Cards – 043 to 048

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Christmas Cards

Hi all! Time to show you some more of the Christmas cards I’ve made so far this year.

This time I have Nativity cards to show you.  I do like having a good lot of Christmas Cards showing scenes from the Nativity – after all, that is what Christmas is all about.

What I Did

The cards in this batch are all simple and similar.  They are flat and 6″ square so will go through the post using a standard letter stamp to save postage.

I’ve used flat toppers cut from a Debby Moore kit for each one.  Matted the images onto cardstock and stuck to the front of pre cut and scored base cards.

I then added “Nadolig Llawen” peeloffs.

I finished off by putting a simple insert with the same greeting printed in black onto 120gsm paper on the inside.

I stamped my details onto the back to finish.

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

The inside of each of these is the same –

043.

044.

045.

046.

047.

048.

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I’m slowly working my way through the task of makeing Christmas cards now so expect to see more before the end of the week.

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Christmas Cards – 037 to 042

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English Christmas Cards

Hi all! Time to show you some more of the Christmas cards I’ve made so far this year.

As you have probably realised by now, if you’ve visted my blog a few times, the majority of the cards I make, whether for Christmas or other occasions, are Welsh cards.  But I do make a small number in English for some customers who want them.  The batch I’ve got to show you today is half a dozen English Christmas cards.

What I Did

As this is another batch of cards made using Hunkydory Christmas Collections from this year and last year you can find out what I did on the first post of the series – Here!

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

037.

Outside

Inside

038.

Outside

Inside

039.

Outside

Inside

040.

Outside

Inside

041.

Outside

Inside

042.

Outside

Inside

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Well, my number of Christmas cards is slowly going upwards.  I still need to make more though.

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Christmas Cards – 031 to 036

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Christmas Cards

Hi all! Time to show you some more of the Christmas cards I’ve made so far this year.

What I Did

As this is another batch of cards made using Hunkydory Christmas Collections from this year and last year you can find out what I did on the first post of the series – Here!

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

031.

Outside

Inside

032.

Outside

Inside

033.

Outside

Inside

034.

Outside

Inside

035.

Outside

Inside

036.

Outside

Inside

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So, that’s three dozen Christmas cards I’ve shown you so far.  Got a few more batches to show you already made but not photographed yet, as well as a lot more I need to make.  Keep an eye out for them in the coming week or so.

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Christmas Cards – 025 to 030

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Christmas Cards

Hi all! Time to show you some more of the Christmas cards I’ve made so far this year.

What I Did

As this is another batch of cards made using Hunkydory Christmas Collections from this year and last year you can find out what I did on the first post of the series – Here!

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

025.

Outside

Inside

026.

Outside

Inside

027.

Outside

Inside

028.

Outside

Inside

029.

Outside

Inside

030.

Outside

Inside

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This week, to have a bit of a change from the Hunkydory cards and the more simple ones with decoupage I’ve been doing, I’ve started makeing up a batch of Nativity Christmas cards using Debbi Moore Nativity kit and dies. I do like Christmas cards that show the Nativity – after all, that is the real reason for celabrating Christmas in the first place – and having dies to cut out the Nativity characters and animals allows for some dimensional elements when there’s no way I could cut them out by hand.  Keep an eye out for them appearing on my blog during the next couple of weeks..

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Christmas Cards – 019 to 024

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Christmas Cards

Hi all! Time to show you some more of the Christmas cards I’ve made so far this year.

What I Did

This batch of cards is similar to ones I showed you previously – here – only this time they are created using scalloped edge A5 base cards, not 6″ square cards.

After folding the cards I drew a border around about 1cm in from each edge in a fine Sharpie pen. I printed out the greeting “Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda” onto perleascent paper – some in red and some in green.

These were then trimmed and stuck onto corresponding cardstock and the mat trimmed to around 0.5cm or 1cm before sticking onto the base card.

I’m still working my way through the decoupage Christmas themed images I’d stuck together previously.  These were stuck to the front of the base card using wet glue.

I finished off by putting a simple insert with the same greeting printed in black onto 120gsm paper on the inside.

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

019.

Outside

What is really odd about some of these photos is how the bright red writing on the pearlescent paper doesn’t show up well at all in some photos at some angles, even though it is practically as dark as the red mat behind the greeting panel.  If you look at the angled view next you can see it shows up much better at a different angle.  Strange!

Decoupage Closeup

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Outside

Decoupage Closeup

021.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

022.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

023.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

024.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

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I still have some more decoupaged Christmas Cards, as well as some made using Hunkydory kits, recycling of old cards, etc., to complete and show you.  Should keep me busy for a while.

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Christmas Cards – 013 to 018

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Christmas Cards

Hi all!  Time to show you some more of the Christmas cards I’ve made so far this year.

What I Did

This batch of cards is different to the previous batches, although I do have some more of the Hunkydory ones to show you again, but I thought I’d go for something different this time.

Each are based on a 6″x6″ square card with a border drawn around about 1cm in from each edge in a fine Sharpie pen.  I printed out the greeting “Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda” onto perleascent paper – some in red and some in green.

These were then trimmed and stuck onto corresponding cardstock and the mat trimmed to around 0.5cm or 1cm before sticking onto the base card.

I had bought a pack of die cut decoupage which I spent an afternoon popping out and layering up using Pinflair Glue Gel.  These were left for a while – OK, quite a long time as I wasn’t feeling up to much at the time – then I stuck the decoupage onto the cards.

I finished off by putting a simple insert with the same greeting printed in black onto 120gsm paper on the inside.

I stamped my details onto the back to finish.

Althoug not large, because of the decoupage, these cards will not go through the post using a standard letter stamp, so either hand deliver, in with a parcel, or a large letter stamp for these.

What I Used
Finished Cards

As I said in a previous Christmas card post – I’m numbering the Christmas cards I’m blogging this year so that I’ll know exactly how many I’ve made in total by Christmas.

The inside of each of these is the same –

013.

Outside

014.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

015.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

016.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

017.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

018.

Outside

Decoupage Closeup

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As well as many more Christmas cards made from Hunkydory cardmaking sheets I’ve also started working on other types of Christmas cards, including some decoupaged ones, so keep an eye out for a lot of Christmas card posts over the next few weeks.

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A Birthday Card For My Sister

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A Birthday Card For My Sister

Yesterday I showed you the gift I made for my sister.  I gave that to her when she did a flying visit here at the end of the summer holidays before she went back to work at the start of the school term.  Because it was dimensional and breakable I didn’t want to have to pack and post it and risk it getting damanged.

But I didn’t give her her birthday card from my mother and myself as I knew that would be easier to post – plus I hadn’t made it when she was here.

My sister doesn’t like ornate and “fussy”, and with my arm and shoulder being in agony at the time I wasn’t up to makeing anything ornate, so I went for a simple card.

I printed out a greeting in green, with a green border, as well as printing the same on an insert sheet (and even printed her name and address and postage label), onto 120gsm white paper.

Scored and folded in half an A3 sheet of 350gsm white cardstock to make an A4 base card.

I used a Sharpie, fine tip, green pen and a ruler to draw a border around the base card.  Cut out the greetings panel and matted it onto a piece of green cardstock before attaching it to the centre of the card.

I then used some floral layers from the same Forever Flowerz Roses kit I’d used to make her gift (that I showed you yesterday), I cut the backs off two daisy centres from another Forever Flowerz kit, and stuck these to the front of the card using Pinflair Glue Gel, adding some leaves that were also from Forever Flowerz.

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Now that I’ve been prescribed stronger pain killers, I am going to try and catch up a bit on blogging what I’ve already made, so keep an eye out for them over the next few weeks. Then I’ll try and get back on track makeing my Christmas cards.

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A Card For My Aunt

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A Birthday Card For My Aunt

I showed you the gift and the card I made for my mother’s birthday in my last couple of posts.  Well, one of my aunts has her birthday the day following my mother, so I needed to make a card for her as well.

I had the same problem of agony in my arm and shoulder makeing crafting very, very, difficult, so again I chose to make a simple card for her.

Today I have the very simple card I made her to show you.

I chose a brightly coloured image from a Hunkydory Little Book, matted it onto blue cardstock, stuck it to the front of a pre cut and scored base card and added a foiled banner greeting that said “Penblwydd Hapus”.  I finished off with an insert that said the same.

I tried to take photos from several slightly different angles to see if I could catch the foiled greeting and show off the colours at their best.  Not my best photos ever, but I think you can see that the card depicts an under the sea scene.

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Now that I’ve been prescribed stronger pain killers, I am going to try and catch up a bit on blogging what I’ve already made, so keep an eye out for them over the next few weeks. Then I’ll try and get back on track makeing my Christmas cards.

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