Sunday, November 4, 2012

Bold Blossoms & a few other pattern papers

Hi there,

Yup I am getting back into crafting again (phew!).  In amongst snake kid wrangling. For your viewing pleasure (I hope) I have the last Pattern Paper set that I was asked to do something with.  I am so glad that I have managed to do it justice.  I think having access to Pinterest has helped me in a HUGE way ;o).
 Ok here are some more cards that I've made with the different pp packs I was given.  Starting from the top left we have:  Rose Bouquet, Bold Blossoms, Twilight Florals & another Bold Blossoms.  I am loving trying out new ideas & stretching myself to leave my comfort zone.  As I have to use supplies that can be easily gotten from Daisy Chain.  Which means my beloved stamps (mostly older Hero Arts) have to have a bit of a rest.  But don't worry Later today I'm hoping to play in some online challenge blogs.  
 I love this LO of Emsy!  It just seemed to flow really easily.  I used Bold Blossoms pp for this LO.  I must admit I used a sketch/LO from Pinterest as my base.  I then had to make a quick trip to Daisy Chains to just get the dark brown bazzil.  Well good intentions don't count do they?  I ended up spending just over $30 instead of $2.  The Butterfly mask was too hard to resist no pun intended (well maybe just a little).  Plus I gave in & brought a Butterfly punch,  I've been wanting one for ages.
 This Post-it note & pen organiser I found on Pinterest (yes I'm an addict to that site).  It was really easy to make.  I just had to "tweak" it a little, because I can never just follow the instructions!  I added a box? for the  pen to sit in at the bottom so it stays inside the folder & I added the sleeve to keep it all together.  This is also another Bold Blossoms pp.  The base is a Bazzil Dot green.  I am going to make two more of these for Emsy's teacher & teachers' aide.  As part of their Christmas baskets.

Well that is all from me today.  I have uploaded these cards (with tags) to my Flickr photostream here.  If you want to see what I used in detail.  Have a great week ahead xoxoxoxo

3 comments:

Barb said...

Wow, Paula! So glad you're getting in some crafty time! Love this post! Your cards are wonderful and love the organizer, but the layout of Emsy is AWESOME! She looks so big to me! And just adorable too! Love the flower and butterfly and every detail! Hugs! :)

Dawn said...

so happy to see you having such fun with this PP and all the beautiful cards and LO's Paula. Emsy's LO is rather stunning. Having been inside Daisy Chain... I totally understand how you got caught up with extra things!

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