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September 10, 2013
A warm welcome to all my new followers of my blog. I hope that I can inspire you to go and create your own masterpieces. I also enjoy looking at your amazing blogs in return. I love that we can share and inspire each other.
While I was waiting for Close to My Heart to come to New Zealand my Aunt and I have been doing some experimenting. We had just had a fashion competition and show using toilet tissue to create beautiful fashion to wear. My Aunt works in a rest home and the residents were curious about how this would work and so she and I got together to see what art we could create out of toilet tissue. I would like to credit my Aunt for the idea but we worked together to see what we could do with the tools and materials I already had.
Firstly we used adhesive glue to glue several layers of tissue together and discovered by trial and error that we needed to let it dry overnight. So we had to make another date to finish off the die cutting.
Some dies cut better than others including the English Rose die from Marianne Creatables. These were easy to roll up into roses, and in fact they came up really well. Leaves and the little Memory Box Pippi Butterfly were also really good to die cut.
Here are some photos of us and our handiwork.
Here is my Aunt very busy getting all the flowers sorted. I did all the Cuttlebugging and she did all the rolling up of the roses. To finish these she bought small canvases to put the die cut ovals on and then she was going to get the residents to help choose which flowers and embellishments they want to make a little wall hanging for their rooms. She has based this on some cards that I have done and I will include a link at the bottom to give you an indication of what these may look like.
The dies I have used are:
Marianne Creatables LR0107 Flowers and leaf
Marianne Creatables LR0162 English Rose
Marianne Creatables LR0151 Branch
Marianne Creatables LR0206 Ivy
Marianne Craftables CR1205 Butterfly
Marianne Craftables CR1204
Memory Box Pippi Butterfly
I will try to get some pictures once the residents have done their artwork. I am really looking forward to seeing what they look like as the toilet tissue was challenging to work with, but in some ways the tissue was easier to manipulate into a nice shape.
Have a great day and Happy Crafting
September 23, 2020
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday and we have some a brand new release to celebrate today. These new Sentiments Stamps and Dies are amazing to add something special to your cards. Products Used: Elaborate Birthday Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3937Elaborate Birthday Die, HCD1-7322Purr-fect Posies...
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September 21, 2020
Kia Ora Koutou I am so excited to share a card with you that I have created using a combination of beautiful dies from Amazing Paper Grace. I love white on white cards and the soft white flowers and green leaves made this perfect for a sympathy card. To create this card I have used …
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September 16, 2020
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome to Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations and today I have a card that I have made with gorgeous vellum zinnias from the Summer’s Garden collection. Other Products: Heavy cardboard, Distress Oxide inks – Wild Honey, Candied Apple, Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Hero Arts Embossing & Watermark ink, hot glue gun, Reeves …
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