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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Faux book tutorial

 This is the finished book. 
 You will need 2 7x7in pieces or chip board or card or your choice
and 4 A4 pieces of decorative paper 1 7x5in  thick piece of card   
this needs to bend over a rolling pin. and a piece of decorative paper 
for the 7x5 card. 

 I used a tin from some letters I had I decorated my with sewing stuff
Cut the 2 A4 8x8 just so you have a small edge all round
Fold the edging up then use wet glue to stick all down
do this to both bits, 
 Then cut the other 2 bits to fit over the inside then stick these down,


 this is what they look like. 
 Then  bend the thick card over a rolling pin until its the shape you want
this will depend on the tin or what you put on the main page.
Using hot glue add the tin to the side you want after decorating 
Both sides and fully dry.

 Now add the spine with hot glue when its dry add other
side. on the out side covers and add decorative paper before or after
if you want to use leather fabric ect .
 I used paper and lace for my spine I also used watches 
pic for other side.You need it flat so its easy to close,
I then added seam binding for closer.





I hope this is ok if you have any questions please ask.
Thank you all for stopping by.
Love & Hugs
Nicky
xxxxx

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Tsunami Rose Fathers day card

 Morning guys Thank you for all the fab comments.
Yes its a bit late, LOL
This is a fathers day card for my Father in law,
as i did the race we did not get to see him,
I used a 5x5 download paper from Tsunami rose.
The tags are also from Tsunami rose there are links to them at the bottom of the page. 
There is also a link to her FB group.Please pop over to her shop there
are some Amazing papers.
I took an 8x8 card and made it 6x6 I embossed the paper With a free folder 
then added some ribbon a few bloke charms.
Thank you for stopping by Love & Hugs 
Nicky
xxxxxx



Monday, 17 June 2013

Gorgeous gifts




 Morning guys I hope you have all had a great weekend.
I am in a group UK-Irelandcraftswap
And i swapped with Debbie and this is the album i got.
 This one i decorated it was a gift from my good friend 
Tina its full of great blank pages i so love the size it will hold my race 
for life stuff.

 Thank you for stopping by 
all comments are loved 
Love & Hugs 
Nicky 
xxxxxxx

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Race for life

Well as you all know i did the race for life today and shocked
myself by finishing it.
i did the first 3K on my owen as the girls all ran it then came and
found me and walked the last 2 with me.
as you can see one of my girls took my phone and recorded my
line crossing.
they all ran it in about 30min mine was 1hr 7min.
Me i did it i am so chuffed I was a bit tearie at first as it was
emotianal.
 
It is one of the best days of my life we raised about
£700 pound.
A BIG thank you all for support and kind words it is what got me
round.
A big thank you
Cath i did it for you girl love and miss you
more today than normal.
Love & Hugs
Nicky
xxxxxx