July 2015 - The Crafty Spark

Pretty Pouch Bag


Stampin-Up-English-Garden-Pouch-BagHow’s this for a cutie….. Pretty Pouch Bag - adorable isn’t it and the perfect size for filling with goodies :)  This one will hold a yummy Cream Egg or something of similar size and the best bit…. it’s so easy to make!!
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Watercolor Wings & Exploding Box Cards!

exploding-box-cardFollowing on from my Mug Exploding Box Card that I did a couple of days ago, today I'm going to show you how to stamp the to make your butterflies.  Lucky me has the so I can die cut my butterflies.  If you don't have a die cutting machine don't worry, you can hand cut them....... if you WANT a die cutting machine I am actually selling one of my used in my shop :)  Nothing wrong with it - my fabulous husband has bought me the Big Shot Plus so I don't use my small one anymore.


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Mug Exploding Box Card


exploding-box-cardYou may remember my with the gorgeous faux cupcake in the middle... well this one is the Mug Exploding Box Card!   This is a great way to give a mug as a gift :)  Mug boxes can be a bit boring can’t they so I thought I’d step it up a bit and make it a bit more jazzy.

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Sweet Li'l Things Baby Card for a Sweet Li'l Baby Boy

Stampin Up Sweet Li'l Things Baby Card
The past week or so has been the busiest this year I'm sure of it...... and it's still not over! So I am sorry I've haven't paid as much attention to my blog as I should, promise it will all be back on track very soon :)

My wonderful Husband decided to drop a 'I need a card for tomorrow' bombshell on me tonight  - not just any old card either..... one for his boss and his wife as their baby will be arriving at the weekend!  Thankfully, just as he said this a fab card by Shell Bower popped up on my Pinterest which instantly gave me the idea I needed.  So in true Stampin' Up! style I did a quick CASE (Copy And Share Everything), gave it a twist and voilà.... my card appeared :)

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Curvy Keepsake Boxes now available in ALL Stampin' Up! Colours


So yesterday I told you about the two new now available in my shop in the delicious English Garden Designer Series Paper............

AND TODAY, if that wasn't enough, you can now buy ready cut in every single colour that Stampin' Up! have....... it's like a beautiful rainbow of colours all in one place!

Click on the images to be taken to the Project Kit pages

    

Have a great weekend everyone :)

All of the products mention in this Crafty Spark post can be purchased from me by clicking on the links throughout this post and below or if you just fancy a schmooze through my shop just click HERE to Shop Online now. Don't forget, when you place your order add the Hostess Code shown at the top of my blog on the right hand side. All orders that have used this code will be entered into a draw and at the end of the month one lucky person will be sent a little surprise from me through the post. If your order totals £150 or more, please do not use the code as you will loose any rewards due to you! Unsure what to do or need help ordering? Give me a shout and I'll help you out :)  I love to hear what you think of my projects so please feel free to leave me a message in the comments section below.



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Two NEW Card In A Box Kits now available - English Garden


Yep that's right, two new designs are now available in my shop in the delicious English Garden Designer Series Paper
Click on the images to be take straight to the Project Kit Page....
   

All of the products mention in this Crafty Spark post can be purchased from me by clicking on the links throughout this post and below or if you just fancy a schmooze through my shop just click HERE to Shop Online now. Don't forget, when you place your order add the Hostess Code shown at the top of my blog on the right hand side. All orders that have used this code will be entered into a draw and at the end of the month one lucky person will be sent a little surprise from me through the post. If your order totals £150 or more, please do not use the code as you will loose any rewards due to you! Unsure what to do or need help ordering? Give me a shout and I'll help you out :)  I love to hear what you think of my projects so please feel free to leave me a message in the comments section below.



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Weekly Deals Time!...... Star Framelits Bargain :)

The new Weekly Deals are now available and my 'star' buy for this week just has to be the Stars Framelits Dies.  With Christmas coming swiftly nearer (.....what?? 5 months isn't that far away is it??) Stars Framelits Dies will be a brilliant investment for making all sorts of goodies :)  Not just for Christmas either....... they're brilliant for birthday cards too!

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All of the products mention in this Crafty Spark post can be purchased from me by clicking on the links throughout this post and below or if you just fancy a schmooze through my shop just click HERE to Shop Online now. Don't forget, when you place your order add the Hostess Code shown at the top of my blog on the right hand side. All orders that have used this code will be entered into a draw and at the end of the month one lucky person will be sent a little surprise from me through the post. If your order totals £150 or more, please do not use the code as you will loose any rewards due to you! Unsure what to do or need help ordering? Give me a shout and I'll help you out :)  I love to hear what you think of my projects so please feel free to leave me a message in the comments section below.

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More Teacher Treats…

Following the great success of my recent week of Teacher Treats, I thought I’d show you some more I've been super busy making this little lot!

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Weekly Deals - Fab offers this week!!



The weekly deals are up everyone and there's some brilliant offers this week including the 
GIFT BAG PUNCH BOARD whooooo (definitely buying this!)

There are only limited stock at the reduced prices so don't hang around with your order or you'll risk missing out!!

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All of the products mention in this Crafty Spark post can be purchased from me by clicking on the links throughout this post and below or if you just fancy a schmooze through my shop just click HERE to Shop Online now. Don't forget, when you place your order add the Hostess Code shown at the top of my blog on the right hand side to support The Crafty Spark. If your order totals £150 or more, please do not use the code as you will loose any rewards due to you! Unsure what to do or need help ordering? Give me a shout and I'll help you out :)  I love to hear what you think of my projects so please feel free to leave me a message in the comments section below.

 


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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - Bonus Item... The Golden Star Award

Bonus time....

Did you miss me yesterday??  Sorry about that - we had some fab news in our house and I must admit, I got a bit carried away with it all...... my wonderful eldest Son received his International Baccalaureate results and has had his university place confirmed so I was a bit busy doing my proud mummy thing :)

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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - #7 Emergency Box

Pick me up time :)  Tired, worn out??  It works for the kiddies so why can't it work for the teachers too..... SUGAR RUSH yaayyyyyyyy

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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - #6 Thank You Scroll

I love this - totally and utterly love it!  Last year I did something similar for my Daughter's 21st and it went down a storm :)  Buying gifts for teachers is always a wonderful thing to do but how about a very personalised letter from your little lad or lady to their teacher telling them how much they mean to them - definitely one that will be kept for years!  I'm going to show you how to make a super presentation box for your scroll too - even if you don't do anything else, today's gift is a MUST!

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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - #5 Gift Bag + Tag

If you're going to give a gift, you need something to put it in right?  Today's tutorial will show you how to make a great gift bag to put all your gorgeous goodies in that you've made plus a super duper tag to make sure your child's teacher knows it's from them

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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - #4 Part 2.... Bookmark Gold Star Thank You Card

As promised in my last post, here is the recipe for another Teacher Thank You Card this time with a twist :)  How about reminding your teacher how much they mean to you by giving them something with a personal message on that they can use every day..... cue my next card!

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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - #4 Part 1.... Gold Star Thank You Card

You can't get to the end of term without Thank You Cards can you!  Today I'm showing you two cards, the first one being a bit easier to do and the second with a little twist to it which you can see in my next post ;)

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7 Days of Teacher Treats for End of Year Gifts - #3 Gift Card Holder





This is one of those gifts that you can never go wrong with but you can go wrong by giving it in a boring card!  So don't do boring, do fabulous hehe.  At Costa Coffee you can buy a gift card for as low as £5 which is enough for a drink and a cake...... their carrot cake is to die for........ with an iced frappe.......... 'sigh' I could really do with one of those right now with this heatwave we have here in the UK!

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