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Friday 13 December 2013

Christmas crafting with Papermill

Evening all,  I'm back after another busy week....think I'm working harder now than I have in my whole life. Every day seems absolutely manic! ...but hey-ho, it's Christmas soon....eeeeeek!
And......I've just noticed this is my 250th post, whoohoo....
Anyway, tonight I want to tell you about another fab special offer at's a double whammy this week:-
No 1)  FREEPOST for all orders over £25 (and it's soooooooooo very easy to spend £25 on their fab products)
No 2)  Gorgeous platinum coloured pearlescent cardstock This comes in a small box, approximately 70 - 75 A4 sheets for only £7.50.
Here are my DT creations, hope you like them

 ALL cardstock from PAPERMILL
A napkin ring for our Christmas I just need to make another!
Sizzix Poinsettia die and ivy spray die from Crafters Companion

This is a simple card, made with a Martha Stewart punch and a few jewels from stash....the tiny little holly clusters are from PETAL LU ....they're only 5p each and I LOVE them!

A little close-up of the holly clusters.

This is a favours box, again for our Christmas table....not sure what will be in them yet, mmmmmmm, any ideas??
Well, that's it for tonight, I'll be back over the next couple of days, hopefully.
Have a great weekend.
Barbara x

Friday 6 December 2013

This week's 'Special Offer' at Papermill.......

Evening everyone, hope you're all well and not stressing that Christmas is only a couple of weeks away......who would think we had almost a whole year to prepare for it!
Just a quick post from me tonight to inform you of this week's 'Special Offer' at PAPERMILL.
A4 White Buckram Embossed cardstock - 270 gsm
Mega Box of approx 645 A4 sheets for only £31
(such a fantastic deal....don't miss it!)
This is my DT card, hope you like it.....lots more to show in a day or two.
I used an embossing folder to make the brick wall, then window & tree dies from Spellbinders and Crafters Companion. Sentiment tags are from Lili of the Valley and the gorgeous holly clusters are from 
PETAL LU (so sweet)
I put this card into a little box to send to my lovely nephew and his cost £2 bloomin' 60p, so hope they liked it!
Catch you all soon.
I'm entering this card into the following challenges :-

Sunday 1 December 2013

Lavinia Challenge - No 10 - Anything Goes

Evening all, jsut a very quick post from me tonight.....had a bit of a bad day, so just need to go to bed early.
Today sees the start of Challenge No.10 at LAVINIA STAMPS....
the theme is ANYTHING GOES.
As long as you use at least ONE Lavinia stamp, you can enter the challenge....the prize is a whopping £40
I've got a card and a tag to show you tonight, made with the new Zentangle stamps from Lavinia....they are fab! (the stamps, that is! ) LOL

This card was made with a Pan Pastel background onto white linen cardstock from 
and, of course, the new Zentangle mushrooms from Lavinia.

This little tag was made to match the card, but I've used the large Zentangle mushroom. I've also used loads of Glamourdust, but it's hard to see it in these pics. They look much better in 'real life'.

Well, that's all for tonight, I have a batch of Christmas cards to show you in a day or so, made with only ONE stamp. Hope you'll pop back then,
In the meantime, happy crafting.