Wedding cake boxes

Can you make something with these wedding cake boxes? My good friend asked me. I’m sure I will think of something I said. The boxes stayed in storage for years. The idea then came to me. An advent calendar! How many boxes did I have? About 80. That meant 3 advent calendars! I purchased 3 […]

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Elephants out to dry!

Here’s a quick little tutorial for a card I made for a friend’s sons Baptism last week. It was my first Instagram tutorial. I love this colour combination. Orange and navy blue were used on Luke’s Baptism invitation – as it turned out it was carried right through, coordinating chocolate favours given at church, the balloons, centre pieces and […]

SIC – 12th month

A reminder here why I am doing this, and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th , 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th challenges if you are interested. This caught my eye because I could use some of the rosemary from our herb garden. And here is my version which I made it to take to my friend’s house to share over lunch.   This edition of the Better Homes […]

SIC – 11th month

A reminder here why I am doing this, and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th , 8th, 9th and 10th challenges if you are interested. This effect, gave me an idea for a card. Using paint chips, double sided and  foam tape I replicated the effect. Little tag and ribbon completed my SILs birthday card. Some stitching on the gift wrapping instead of tape. Travel memories…. gorgeous […]

SIC – 9th month

A reminder here why I am doing this, and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th challenges if you are interested. This wall art gave me the idea to create a fun flower to wrap a girly present. Used velum for the petals, tore them, curled them and then made a quilled pink centre. Added some glitter to the centre and double sided […]

SIC – 8th month

A reminder here why I am doing this, and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th challenges if you are interested. So I reverted to what I enjoy and decided to replicate this cake Guess what. no variations this time – followed the recipe to a tee 🙂 It was a hit a recent at a gathering of my husband’s childhood friends. No […]