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Hello and welcome to Crafty Kayes Room. I enjoy cardmaking, scrapbooking, off the page and miniatures. I would like to share some of my projects with you. I hope that you enjoy your time here and will visit again soon.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

More men

Continuing our mens theme this week, here are a few assorted cards I have made for the men in my life.
I found this beautiful old book at a book sale filled with illustrated plates of  The Rocks area in Sydney NSW. The book itself was beyond repair so the sketches now live on in cards.



Monday, May 30, 2011

Flippen Mens Card

I thought I would share some mens cards with you this week.
I made this first card for my nephews birthday using  his local n lawn bowls club as the theme for his Flippen Mens card.
I found the most perfect verse for it but unfortunately I do no not now the authors name.





Friday, May 27, 2011

Miniature House

As we started the week with a miniature I thought we would finish with one as well.
This a replica of my brothers home which Ron built for him as a birthday gift.


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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Funky Frames

Today I have a tutorial for three Funky Frames . I started with a Kaisercraft frame kit however you could use any frame of your choice.



Instructions
Lightly sand and paint the three frames in your chosen colour
Using the patterned paper, cover the frames and trim and sand sand all the edges to make a neat finish. For this project 3 different papers have been used .
The frames are now ready to decorate.
Frame 1
Using a selection of chipboard flowers, add paint paper and glitter to match the paper.  Add rhinestones and jewels and glitter sticker strips for some bling. Sand the edges of the chipboard flowers for a neat finish.
Frame 2
Add a glittered flourish, chipboard flowers, papered and glittered and rhinestone flowers.
Frame 3
Once again add chipboard flowers and glittered sticker strips for a “bling” effect


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Card Mad Fairy Image Card

I made this card using a Card Mad Fairy image. 


I have added a Spellbinders scalloped square and some paper flowers

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Create and Chat Night

We had our Create and Chat night at Craft Mad last Friday night. We worked with acetate and made a Shaker Box card and a Floating Image card. As a bonus for the ladies attending we also had an extra acetate card for them to make . These are the cards that I made.



Our next Create and Chat will be held on June 3rd  when we will make a cute handbag.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Miniature House

To start the week I would like to share a miniature house built by Ron. I  really hated parting with this one but was so happy that it went to a little girl who I am sure will treasure it.




Friday, May 20, 2011

Birthday Cards

         Today I would like to share two special birthday cards that were sent to Ron recently. 
He has a special interest in light houses and loved this card.
 and of course this one really appealed to his handyman side.
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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Out the Back

I made this Flippen Mens Card for my nephews 30th bithday .


I enjoy these 3d images. There seems to be one to suit  all occasions. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The May monthly swap at Craft Mad was to make Easel cards for your partner . These are the cards I sent to my partner. I have used the new Creatables Bird Cage die and the Bird of  Paradise die from http://blueedgecrafts.com.au for the first card .


The second one is made using the new Creatables Cup Cake die, Spellbinders Wonky Rectangles and the eCraft for the greeting.

The last one is a mini easel card 

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

More Cupcakes

Another cupcake project to show today. I made this birthday board using a Kaisercraft kit, Birch paper, chipboard alphas and Cuttlebug words.
 

Monday, May 16, 2011

Cup cakes

Cup cakes to start the week off , all we need is a cuppa to go with them. 
I have used 3d images from Blue Edge Crafts 



And a Cuttlebugged cup cake 



Friday, May 13, 2011

Egg Bear

I have combined my passion for bears and the beautiful craft of egg decorating for this project. I bought this as a kit on a trip interstate some years ago and it has remained another favourite of mine. The bear is pure wool and his body is an ostrich egg.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Decorated Gift Bag

I have used a plain gift bag to create this project. I cut an aperture in the front, added clear acetate inside the opening then covered the bag with patterned paper and decorated with ribbons and braids, flowers and rhinestone flourishes, The little girl is a Sarah Kay 3d image from Blue Edge Crafts

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Three ring Circus Egg

This is one of my favourite eggs. Ron cut and joined the eggs to resemble a circus tent. We added ceramic clowns to each tent. The front of the board shows the circus animals, merry go round and ticket box and gate. We recently donated this egg to our local hospital to hep raise funds for the Cancer Clinic who care for Ron so well .

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Wall hangers

Todays projects are decorated 6" x 6"canvases to hang in a group on the wall . I painted the canvases, covered the front with patterned paper and decorated with flowers flourishes, ribbons and some inspirational words.



Monday, May 9, 2011

Create and Chat 6th May

Our Create and Chat night was held over at Craft Mad last Friday night. our projects were a Mothers Day Card and a Chocolate Box Card . 
These are my finished projects. 



Our next get together will be on 20th May. 

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Mothers Day 2011

Todays post is dedicated to the memory of our Mothers

My Mum 


Ron"s Mum


Happy Mothers Day to all the Mums 
Hope your day is extra special 

Friday, May 6, 2011

Star Album

We made this Star album on a recent Create and Chat night over at Craft Mad





 Our next Create and Chat will be tonight and we will be making two cards for Mothers Day.
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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Nested Lacey Pendants, Beaded Circles and Creatables Floral Circles

I made this card using Spellbinders Nested Lacey Pendants, Spellbinders Floral Doily Accents and Spellbinders Doodles. I think this will be a very versatile die and looking forward to creating a banner of some sort with it. 

This card was made using Beaded Circles and Creatables Floral Circles


Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Sarah Stamps

I just love the new Sarah stamps from Blue Edge Crafts. I have combined them with the new Spellbinders dies to create the following cards
Nested hearts
 Fleur de lis

Floral Doily Motifs