Näytetään blogitekstit, joiden ajankohta on joulukuu, 2017.

Some bling bling to my niece

My niece had her birthday earlier this month. I had bought her a pair of earrings and I thought they needed something beside them. So, I made her a glass bead necklace using a pink beading wire and silver coloured metal pieces. The beads are matte white, clear with some AB coating and raspberry pink glass beads. The length of the necklace is about 45 cm. I might even make a bracelet with a matching style, since I have some materials left.

The Christmas cards

For this year (2017) I decided to make Christmas cards that had stamped images and a die cut window. Originally I wanted Tilda to be behind the window as I had seen in an other blog. But I had problems getting a right sized and nice looking window.

Both the trees and Tilda the elf are by Magnolia. I stamped them with Versafine black ink and coloured them with Distress inks. I used the inks as watercolours. I added some glitter glue to give extra spark and glitter. Also, the jingle bells have some gold shimmer from a Wink of Stella pen.

The window die is by Mama elephant. I attached a piece of clear acetate behind the window frame and behind that a piece of patterned paper as a curtain. The background papers, the ones with wood paneling / wood planks are from different sets of papers or paper pads. The foundation of the wall, the brick wall, was embossed with an embossing folder. I had to make a seam behind the trees because the embossing folder was slightly too narrow for the base ca…