Friday, June 21, 2013

CHARM GIVE-AWAY !! OVER 60+ CHARMS / EMBELLISHMENTS - Tim Holtz, Steampunk, Birds, More

Here's the promised Give-Away!!  Either my son or niece will pick 2 people from my blog followers on July 1st for a surprise charm pack.  The first drawn name will receive the 60+ pieces shown in the pictures below and the second name will receive a 10+ pack (similar charms as in the pics) -- If you want to be eligible just join the blog :) ... I'll mention the winners in a blog post around July 1st or 2nd and send them a private msg to get what address they want me to mail their package .. Hope you're all having a great crafty summer.
The ones with color and a hole in the center are grommets from We R Memory Keepers.  The Tim Holtz vintage pins have the tiny words "Treasure" and "Trinket" engraved. Each square is one-inch so you can get an idea of the size of the charms. 

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mad Hatter's Hat Charm - Alice in Wonderland - Handmade Polymer Clay

Yesterday I was feeling a little yucky and decided to play with clay - Alice in Wonderland is always a cheery thought, so I made some Mad Hatter's Hats and thought they turned out fun! They do have a hole down the middle so they can be hung on a necklace or charm dangle.  Yep, I will be making more, they were so gratifying to create.  The purple one I put on for bidding - it was my favorite and I thought if I got rid of it, I would definitely made more :)

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Charm GRAB-BAG Give-Away!!

I've decided to do 2 give-aways this month to random blog followers - I'm going to let my teen son (who couldn't really care less what mom's crafty stuff is doing in the net world :) pick out 2 names from those who follow the blog, he doesn't know anybody so I think it's a pretty fair way to do it.
When the names are drawn I'll list them on the blog and then contact the person for the address they want me to mail it to.  To be eligible, you just have to "Join the Site" -- basically if your name shows up in those little pics to the right, you're in the drawing :) --- I'll be posting pics soon of what's in the stash.
Prize 1: (pic coming soon) - 20 Charms / Mixed Media Embellishments
Prize 2: (pic coming soon) - 10 Charms / Mixed Media Embellishments

I plan on doing the give-away on June 20th.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Paper Water Lily -- Waterproof?

My niece gave me a challenge to try and make some water lilies that could float ... hmmmm well, first to get the shape down, this is my first attempt.  Needs a little tweaking but if anyone knows how to make them waterproof, please let me know.  I think there's some waterproofing spray out there somewhere.
Plain white cardstock pinched and hotglued after adding some Tim Holtz distress inks in Spun Sugar and Victorian Velvet, the center is 3-4 layers of a die that has little circles on stem ends.  The flowers are about 6 inches each.