Sunday, March 27, 2011
They could also be used to add birthday party invitations. Dressed up with blank party invitations and sold in sets of 6 or 12, with boy or girl themes I think they would make a great craft fair item. Very easy and reasonable to make.
I first came across this idea from this gallery. http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1823863?&cat=500&ppuser=95314 I thought they were cute. This video is also very helpful.
Friday, March 25, 2011
I wanted to store 12 x 12 paper on my expedit shelves without going to too much expense. I had bought a couple of packs of these magazine holders from Ikea to hold my A4 papers. They were very reasonable. I think I paid one pound sterling at the time. Now they cost 1.69 euro for 5. Still amazing value !
Sunday, March 20, 2011
I had a little time to spare this morning so I worked on another craft fair item. You will see a wonderful video here http://dawnsstampingthoughts.typepad.com/dawns_stampin_studio/2011/03/fun-flowers-bookmark-video-.html
I did n't have any of the dies used so I used my cute little slice machine. I chose a flower design from Basic 2 , circle punches I had at hand, Papertrey ink Berry Sorbet card stock, ribbons and buttons. For the spray I used Crafter's Companion spray and sparkle multicolour and just gave a quick spray. I will have to get around to making up a bottle of the spray Dawn uses in her video one of these days. A very reasonable item to put together and bookmarks are always popular.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Simple layering for background. I used my slice machine with Basics 1 (heart size 2inch)
Sentiment printed using Edwardian font and cut banner to shape. Don't you just love the tuxedo! So simple and cute.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
30 Tooth Fairy Tins at 3 euro and then 2 euro each towards the end of the day
21 Cards at 2 euro each or 3 for 5 euro
44 Notebooks at 3 euro each or 4 for ten euro ( a lot of sales at this price)
14 Peg (clothespins) sets at 3 euro each
Books we started at 4 euro but there were a lot on sale in the hall so we reduced to 2 euro and 1 euro at the very end of the day.
Magazines we started selling at 1 euro each or 3 for 2 euro but we had so many we had to reduce to 50 cent each.
Total raised was 376 euro which I was happy with. The books and magazines were donated free, the basic notebooks were also donated so my personal outlay was for tins, organza bags, pegs and cello bags. Card stock and patterned paper I had on hand.
Off now for a cup of tea. I am tired but happy. Good Day all round.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011