Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Favour Bag Quilling

Small favour bags or gift bags are ideal for table decorations, and quilling is of course ideal to decorate the bags with! Here my quilling is on the cover of Crafts Beautiful magazine December 2017, out now. 

Monday, 4 December 2017

Christmas Card Workshop

A fun Christmas cardmaking workshop last week when we tried out "TeePee" cards and dimensional cards. 

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Paper Embossing

Embossing card and paper with a die cutter is so easy - the textures made can be used to feature on a Christmas card such as the one I made for this months PaperCrafter magazine. The stack of presents card is on the cover and page 88 inside.  

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Knitted Poppy

Last week there was a wonderful display of knitted poppies for Armistice day in the local post office, for sale in aid of the Poppy Appeal with proceeds to the Royal British Legion. All the poppies were slightly different and carefully made with bead detail, crafted by a local knitter. 
'Live On – To the memory of the fallen and the future of the living' 

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Smiling Pumpkins

Only friendly and smiling painted pumpkins for work, its harder to paint on a pumpkin surface than it looks...

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Geometric Snowflakes

A variation on the usual quilled snowflakes can be found in the latest issue of Crafts Beautiful magazine November issue out now. I've used a Border Buddy Tool ™ to make diamonds of paper, then they are glued together for a geometric design. Although its a bright sunny autumn day here in the UK it's not too early to planning snowflake cards and decorations......

Elizabeth Moad quilled snowflake

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Pumpkin Planter

Pumpkin planter making today in the autumn sunshine, accepting a short life for this decoration they are good fun to do!