Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Thank you Kerrie-anne

A big thank you to Kerrie-anne and all the lovely ladies who attended her workshop on Monday. It was a great day. Kerrie-anne made the most delicious little spring rolls and her friend Lisa made a chocolate brownie which was out of this world. Note to self...get that recipe.. I look forward to catching up with the ladies again.

Below, are a few project I have made over the last week or so. I got my inspiration for this post it note handbag from Mary Beermans blog. They are so quick and easy to make and look great.
This is what it looks like when it is open.
Here is another

I really enjoy making bags and boxes or anything 3d for that matter. Below are a couple of bags with matching cards. These are great for gif
t giving. The bags are quite sturdy. They are made from cardstock and covered in designer paper. I am head over heals in love with the "live your dream" stamp set and the "garden whimsy" set will always be a favourite. I think it was one of the first sets I bought.

I can't remember where I came across this card, but I knew that I had to make it for my gorgeous cousin Jessica and her fiance Aaron. It reminded me of her. So bright and full of life. I wish them both, the most happy and fulfilling life together.

I will be holding another workshop in my home in a few weeks time. I will keep you posted.

Another thought for the day from my "daily guidance from your angels" book... I fully accept that I am responsible for my own happiness. I treat myself with respect and care.

Take care. xx Jackie

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Victorian Bushfire Appeal

Everyone has felt the devastation of the Victorian bushfires over the last week. It has impacted on so many lives. My deepest, heartfelt sympathy, goes out to everyone affected.

Today, Stampin' Up! are showing their support, by donating 50% of the retail value of the following 10 stamp sets.

When you purchase any of these sets, I will donate all of my commission, so this means that 70% of sales will go directly to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.

Please email me at to place your order.

Your support is appreciated. xx Jackie


Thursday, February 5, 2009

Easter is coming

I know Easter is a little way off yet, but I can't wait. I am having a few lovely ladies come around to my home tomorrow night and we are having an Easter workshop. Yes! we will be indulging in a few chocolate eggs, mmm chocolate!! These are the projects we will be making.

Don't you just love "A Good Egg" stamp set? It's quite obvious I do.. Below is another project I made recently. It's a door hanger, which holds a small bag of eggs.

On a completely different note, I recently bought a beautiful book 'Daily guidance from your Angels', written by Doreen Virtue. It is filled with soothing messages from the Angels. I understand that this is not everyones "cup of tea", but I find it extremely comforting. Each page has thoughts, and beneficial ways to approach the day. Todays thought said "I send blessings and friendly expressions to everyone I meet today, igniting the flame of Divine joy within myself and others. I pass along smiles and enjoy thinking about how my happiness creates a positive chain reaction." How true it is.

Note pad holders

I saw a tutorial for a post it note holder on youtube, not having any post in notes on hand, I thought I could adjust the measurements for some note pads I had. With a little fiddling about, I worked out the dimensions a taadaa, this is what eventuated. The hardest thing about all of it, was trying to find pens small enough to fit.

I made this card for Kylies gorgeous son Brodie. He celebrated his birthday, a few days ago. I can honestly say that he has to be one of the nicest young men I have ever met.
These are not Stampin' up stamps. I purchased them online a while ago, although the card stock and markers are.