Thursday, January 6, 2011

You're nothing but a pack of cards.

I was lucky enough to 'hear' some chatter on Facebook about some leftover kits available from Rachel Tucker and Trina McClune's Creative Wonderland held in Wellington in 2010. Anything with these ladies names attached to them...I'm so keen! I was aiming for a layout but I wasn't fussed so when Rachel suggested the Album, need I say more. I'm delighted with it! The instructions were so clear and easy to follow and the kit was overflowing with product - although I did add some wee bits from my stash.

Already sewn together when the kit arrived scrunched into my mailbox; the front with a verse already stamped on the tag and the reason why I chose to use scrap fairy paper - can you read it? Don't get me wrong, I adored everything included in the kit I just didn't want to cut into the pretty 8x8 papers when I had so many scraps to choose from. Yeah, that included the paper doiley that was meant to go behind the tag. I couldn't bring myself to use it so some crochet lace did the job instead. Thanks for that Shar!

Probably my favourite. Can I say it looks whimsy? I love the layering and the use of the muslin and string. I added a prima flower...couldn't help myself! :D
Another page that arrived stitched together. The ribbon was creased and I KNOW a quick swipe with the iron would've fixed it but I was too lazy to get it out, find a plug in another room and flick a switch. I also could of gently rubbed it over a hot light bulb but I don't have a desk light and using the ceiling light was bordering on riccidoodlelious! So I tipped a jar of coordinating ribbons onto the table and went thru it, nope nothing. I grabbed an already made bow - no good! Some lace - no good! Turned to another draw and dumped the fibres on the floor - no good! Would a chipboard bow work? Nope!! Just goes to show, you don't mess around with a kit by a-la-Rachel and Trina. Lol. Yup, I plugged in the iron! Loved the number 6 on the wee card, my birthday!

I'll be sharing more with you over the next few weeks from some swaps I was in last year.

Catch U L8r

2 comments:

Nicki said...

Looks great!

Jenny said...

This looks fantastic!