Monday, 30 July 2012

I got it covered

Monday and lots of things to do but first to share the new challenge at Incy Wincy this week.
Our theme this week is Anything but a card.
Our sponsors are Fantastic Ribbons
and Pink Gem Designs


For my anything but a card I decided to use some of the material that I used to make the Jubilee Bunting to make a cover for a diary….
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Once I made the cover I used some of the other scraps from the bunting material to make some flowers.
I used some cellophane from a bunch of flowers to protect the material when gluing the flowers into place.
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The glue is Studio mat multi medium and as it dry's mat you don’t see it at all. so clever! Not tried that before this is a new one for me! think I am defiantly going to do this again though!
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So its a case of cutting them out gluing the edges so they don’t fray and then once dry glue them into place.
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Then I added some clear buttons, and a red heart button and some twine with pin flair glue.
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I also made a bookmark with a few beads and a strawberry Charm.
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Challenges I am entering are:
Inspire Me Fridays – Always Anything Goes
Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes
Raise The Bar – Red, White & Blue
Simply Create Too - Use it Two Times – the tattered florals die for all the flowers.
Wags 'n Whiskers - Try a New Technique – using multi medium on material.
Come and Get It Challenges - Anything but a card.
PanPastel UK Challenge - Schools Out OR Buttons and Bows – Buttons and Bows out of twine
Have a great day
and don't forget to come and join us at 
Incy Wincy Designs
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14 comments:

  1. What a great idea to cover a diary. Love the bookmark too, it's very pretty.
    Annette
    xx

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  2. Hi Samantha
    Love your diary cover! That fabric you used is gorgeous. The bookmark is brilliant!
    Michaela xx

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  3. These are gorgeous. I love the book cover with those beautiful flowers and the book mark looks fabulous

    Sue

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  4. I'll take 5 of them! The material is excellent and I love seeing the mat glued flowers..that's AWESOME! Super idea to include a bookmark too. You're a genius!

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  5. What a great idea. Very nice with the red check. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

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  6. Wow what gorgeous projects, I love your beadwork and that diary cover looks stunning. Thanks for joining us at PAnPastel UK this week
    Claire xx

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  7. 2 very cute and clever projects. You can use your new bookmark (love the strawberry charm) in your newly covered diary (love the flowers)! Thank-you for sharing with us at The Poodles Parlour!
    {Hugs} Barb, DT

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  8. Love both your projects Samantha. A great idea to use some left over material and love the bookmark! Thanks for joining our Anything but a Card challenge this week at Come and Get It. Regards Meighan

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  9. Lovely cover for your diary - what a great idea! The bookmark's really cute too...
    Alison x

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  10. This looks very pretty Samantha and love the idea of covering up that diary and love the colours you've used too. Have a lovely evening. Hugs Bettina xx

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  11. Samatha: Your journal cover so cute--love the pretty flowers. Glad you joined us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #18 - "Use it Twice"


    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  12. Very pretty book mark. I like the way you made your book cover tto. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it challenges this week.

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  13. Wow! Fantastic! I want! Xxx

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  14. What a fantastic project such a pretty little diary, love it, Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

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I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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