Thursday, 1 November 2012

Christmas Countdown and a card

Good morning everyone,
 
I have to apologise for being a bad blogger...life is just busy with the children at the moment.
 
But... I have some exciting news!
At Creative Craft World, it has become a yearly tradition to have a Christmas project every day for the month of November.
 
 
I will be posting a link every day to one of the DT blogs and I hope you will visit them
to see the exciting goodies they have made.
My own projects will be shared over the next 4 Mondays.
 
To start us off today,
Sue has made some fabulous Christmas tree decorations
and you can find the tutorial on how to make them HERE
and there's also a prize to be won.
 
 
 
I also have a card to share today!
Phoebe was invited to a 6th birthday party on Saturday and I left it to the last minute to make the card so I hastily threw this together on Saturday morning...not a good idea!
I was stressed and Phoebe was 15 minutes late.... not that she even noticed!
 I cut the shaped card, paper, sentiment and butterflies with the Cameo.
Then tied some pink gingham ribbon in a bow and topped with a pink button.
 
As part of the present I bought this pink fluffy pencil case and made a personalised zipper pull.
This was much to Phoebe's relief....Phoebe has an identical pencil case and Rachel loved it so much that she took it home from school and was reluctant to give it back.
In the end (after a week of pleading) Phoebe told her if it wasn't brought in the next day that I was going to have to tell her Mum and teacher what she'd done and she would be in a lot of trouble!
Thankfully the pencil case was returned the next morning :)
 
 
It's made from felt and is lightly padded. I cut the 'R' from white felt using a Sizzix alphabet die,
then ironed it on with bondaweb and added a couple of 'x' stitches.
 
 
Now I have to make Phoebe a zipper pull too!
 
Thank you for joining me today.
I'd love you to come back tomorrow for the link to Ali's Christmas project.
 I might even have another of my own projects too...
Take care
Sarah xx
 
I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:
In the Pink ~ clean and simple pink (If mine is not CAS enough please delete it!)
Flutterby Wednesday ~ anything goes but must have butterfly or fairy on it
Nutcrafters ~ Ribbon or twine
Simon Says Stamp ~ shaped cards
Die Cuttin Diva's ~ anything goes (must use a die cut)
Make it Monday ~ anything goes (papercrafts)
 

20 comments:

Victoria said...

Just gorgeous Sarah. Such a cute little zipper pull! Don't worry about not blogging, I haven't posted in over a month. Life just seems to get in the way! Hope your are well? xx

Christine L said...

Fabulous number card Sarah.... and gorgeous pencil case! I want one!! hehe

Hugs
Christine x

Caroline said...

I Love the number card fabulous colours and the pencil case is fantastic. Caroline xxx

Doreen said...

Such beautiful creations Sarah,love them.xxx

Mara said...

Love the idea of zipper pull, I will need to make something like this for my kids so they won't fight over the same items.

Aileen said...

Your last minute card is fab! Love the personalised zipper pull, no excuses for "accidental" lifting of pencil cases! x

Sue - bearhouse said...

I love your card Sarah, the colours and design and fabulous.
The zipper pull is gorgeous, such a pretty design.

hugs Sue

MiniOwner said...

Please can I have a zipper pull!? LOL The number 6 card is gorgeous. I will be pinching that idea, thank you for sharing.
Sue x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A brilliant card Sarah - I'm sure little Rachel loved it, and what a fabulous idea the personalised tag is!
Thank you for sharing with us at ITP - hope you will join us again next time.
Sylvia xx

Sarah said...

Hi Sarah
A beautiful card detail is fabulous, zipper pull is gorgeous, Rachel must be over the moon to
receive this lovely gift.
Thank you so much for your kind words also on my blog both of your blogs are beautiful!! and will pop by again soon, it's great to hear and follow not only another Sarah' but local neighbour too :)
Hugs Sarah x

Denise said...

This is gorgeous. Love that gingham bow and the sweet butterflies. Gorgeous pencil case too.
Thanks for joining us at In The Pink this week.
Denise (GDT) xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Sarah
Fabulous card.... Love it and the papers..... Gorgeous...
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Vicky Hayes said...

This is a fabulous gift for Phoebe's little friend and I bet it went down a storm! I love the little number card too with the pretty butterflies and bow. Hope all's well with you - we're in the middle of half term mayhem here! Vicky x

Creative Diva said...

Fabulous number card! THanks for joining us at Die Cuttin DIvas.

Hugs,
Patty
creativediva98.blogspot.com

Gerda said...

What a fantastic card!! Love it!!Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Sandy said...

A fun last minute card, looks cute in pink with the gingham ribbon too.
Thanks for linking up with MIM this week.
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Hugs, Sandy

Pink Dandelion said...

Super card and zipper pull. Thanks for joining us at Nutcrafters this week. Debs xx

Sarah J. Moerman said...

Adorable card! I love the papers you used and the butterflies are perfect for a little girl! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Super cute card!! Thank you for joining our DCD challenge.

Veronica DCD

Sue from Oregon said...

that little zipper pull is so cute-really enjoying all your felt ornaments and creations! I don't think I have the patience for that-but sure admire them!