Friday, April 4, 2014

Jot Mood Board Challenge - April 2014

A new month means a new mood board challenge over on the Jot Blog.  This one was put together by Jot Girl Lauren and it's just so pretty!

 Lots of pretty pinks, greys and silver...I loved working with these colours!


I've been wanting to scrap these photos for a while now.  They were taken in the June holidays last year when almost every day we would find Madi sitting at the drum kit writing and singing her own songs.  She was in her own little musical world...so wonderful!

Here are a few closeups...




We'd love for you to join in the challenge too!  You can find all the details on the Jot Blog HERE. :)


Sheree xx



Sunday, March 30, 2014

New Red Panda Helmet!

One of the things I love about running an etsy store is receiving custom orders and recently I was asked to make a red panda.  I've had this one on my idea list for a while so I was excited to finally give it a go! It's always fun to see a new design come together and after a bit of trial and error I think this is my favourite one yet.  Here's my little Red Panda Helmet!


After a bit of searching I found the perfect burnt orange coloured yarn at Lincraft. Who knew it would be so tricky to find the right colour?!


Once finished this hat has a lovely fluffy look to it and is so soft! (I love it with this sweet Fashion Smitten dress too!)


I'll be making more of these little guys for my Etsy store very soon. ;)

Sheree xx

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Issue 5 of Jot is available now!

Issue 5 of Jot Magazine is out now and it's such a beautiful issue once again filled to the brim with loads of papercraft inspiration! Just look at that gorgeous cover...

So go on...grab a cuppa and read it for free online HERE over at jotmagazine.com!

Sheree xx

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Crochet Fox Hats for Blythe

I've been making and selling little crochet fox helmets for Blythe dolls in my etsy store for about a year now. I'm so grateful that they've been so popular and that they've become one of my best selling designs.  (Thank you to all my lovely customers!) .

Recently I thought I'd try something a little different with them...and now they come in a fuzzy version too! Here they are side by side...the new fuzzy version and the original plain crochet.

I'll now be making both versions for my etsy store and they can be made in a variety of colours too. 

I hope you like my new fuzzy fox hats!  Thanks so much for dropping by. :)

Sheree xx

Friday, February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day Card

Happy Valentines Day everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful day with the people you love!  :)

Over the last week or so there has been a daily special "Love From the Jot Girls" feature over on the Jot Blog and my contribution was this super quick and easy card using the cute Crate Paper Love Notes 6x6 paper pad and chipboard...


You can see how I made this HERE along with lots of other gorgeous projects over on the Jot Blog HERE!


Thanks for stopping by!  :)
Sheree xx

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Jot Mood Board Challenge - Feb 2014

Here we are in February already!  Can you believe how fast January flew by?  The kids went back to school this past week and thank goodness everyone is happy with their new classes and enjoying it so far.  Let's hope it stays that way...fingers crossed!  

Anyway...now that February is here we have a gorgeous new Mood Board challenge for you over on the Jot Blog...yay!  This month is full of lovely coral pinks, rose, orange, green, brown and blue...so pretty together!
 Here's the sample page I came up with...


I decided to go with a woodgrain background which really helped to make the colours stand out.  I've used some pretty coral pink chevron and green papers behind my photo with a strip of cork paper (inspired by the cute wedges in the mood board). My orange flower was inspired by the floral cushion in the mood board and I've used splashes of orange and blue in my title, photo, string, sequins and bookplate.


My journalling was done using my new Studio Calico roller stamp...so fun!


I also added more touches of green and orange using buttons and die cut feathers too.


I love how these colours work so well together...


We'd love for you to join in the challenge too!  All you need to do is create your own page/card/project life paper project using the mood board and upload your creation by 28 February 2014.  You can find all the details right HERE.


We can't wait to see what you come up with!  :)

Sheree xx

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Crochet Mood Blanket 2014 Progress...

So far so good!  I've been crocheting a square a day and I love seeing this little blanket grow bit by bit...


Twenty-five squares so far.  I love how the colours are coming together...


Joining as I go really has made all the difference. It seems to be so effortless to add a square each day!  I'm sure I'll revert back to my original goal of 1-2 squares a week as other projects and work are added to my to-do list but for now I'm really enjoying it.


Because this is an ongoing project I'm keeping all my yarn and blanket together in this handy basket which makes it super easy to grab and take with me wherever I go...


I'm not sure how big this blanket will end up but I think it'll definitely be the largest I've ever made.  Up until now I've only ever made little lap blankets.  It'll be fun to see how big it turns out to be!


Are you joining in the Crochet Mood Blanket 2014 challenge too?  You can find out more in my first post about it HERE along with a link to the pattern I'm using. ;)

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Sheree  :)