Welcome to my Craft Room

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.

Friday, August 31, 2012

August Swap at Craft Mad

August Swap at Craft Mad

The theme for our monthly swap at Craft Mad for August was Banners, Bunting or pennants.
We had to make two cards using this theme and then send them off to our partner.
I have to say it really had me scratching my head as to what to do for this swap.
This is what I have come up with.
 I decided to make my first in the shape of a banner. I added a layer of striped Bo Bunny paper, Spellbinders plain and scalloped circles, Tim Holtz Rosettes, Joycrafts banner and Sticker Store stickers for the greeting



I used Graphic45 circus paper for my second card, quikcutz stars and Joycraft banner


Thank you for visiting my blog this week . Your interest is appreciated. 

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Explosion Box

 I came across this explosion box in my files so thought I would upload it to show you.




Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Fathers Day Project #3


Fathers Day Card #3

Card #3

Instructions
Add a layer of patterned paper to a 7x5 white card.
Add a layer of black card then a narrow strip of the same patterned paper across the centre of the black.
Overlay with a vertical piece of a coordinating patterned paper #2.
Attch the base tool straight on to the patterned paper then raise the second tool with 3d squares.
Add the greeting and your card is complete.
I have used a sheet of Lomiac Paperboard Shapes from Blue Edge Crafts for my tools I covered them with card and embossed some parts with the Grand Calibur.




Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Fathers Day Project #2

Another card suitable for Dad's Day.

Card #2
Instructions.
Score and fold a 30cm x 15cm piece of dark brown card at 10cm and 20 cm to make a triple fold card.
Attach a of 30cm x 3cm piece fawn card along the top of the brown card and trim the edges to the same length.
Cut 2 pieces of 7cm x 7cm fawn card for the pockets and attach to the first and last panel.  Put tape on 3 sides only leaving the top open.  You could stitch around the pockets if you wish.
Cut a piece of 9.5cm x 3cm fawn card and attach it to the centre of the card.
Add gold brads to the tops of the pockets, the sides of the straps and along the top. This is optional as is the placement of them.
Add greeting stickers and alphas of your choice. Add the tools to the pockets .
I have used a sheet of Lomiac Paperboard Shapes from Blue Edge Crafts for my tools I covered them with card and embossed some parts with the Grand Calibur.

                        

The card will fold flat for posting .
 

Monday, August 27, 2012

Fathers Day Project

Fathers day is just around the corner in Australia so I woudl like to share some card tutorials with you over the next few days.
 Project 1




For this project you will need:

1 piece of card 28cm x 11cm

1 piece card 13cm x 8.5cm

1 piece card 8.5cm x 4cm

Patterned paper 13cm x 7.5cm

Patterned paper 7.5cm x 3cm

Stamp or digital image to suit the Male theme

Stickers and embellishments of your choice

Instructions

Step1 Using the sketch provided cut and score the 28cm x 11cm piece of card at 2.5cm, 7cm, 9.5cm, 18.5cm, 21cm, 25.5cm. (note: the sketch is not to scale)
Step2 Make a mark at 14cm and cut a slit 1cm in from each side

Step3:  Join the larger piece of patterned paper to the 13.8.5 piece of card with glue or double sided tape.

Step 4: Decorate this panel now and then slide it down through the centre slit. Fold on all score lines and adhere the bottom edge of the panel to the first flap of each side of the base.

Step5: Glue the small piece of patterned paper to the small piece of card. Decorate as you wish and glue to the front of the card.

The card will fold flat for posting.

I apologise for not being able to credit the origin of the  digi image . It was passed onto me by a friend. If you know, please let me know so I can acknowledge it.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Box Book

Today I would like to show you a Box Book I made recently from a pattern on Cardmaking Paradise.
I have used a Snoejes stamped image from Blue Edge Crafts for the inside.



Thank you for visiting my blog this week. I really appreciate your interest. 

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Bo Bunny Card #4

Bo Bunny Card #4


I have layered the white C6 card with Bo Bunny paper and added ribbon and Spellbinders die, and Bo Bunny elements.


Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bo Bunny Card #3

Bo Bunny Card #3


I have layered this C6 card with Bo Bunny paper, added Spellbinders and Creatables dies, punched flowers, tag and a greeting.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Bo Bunny Card #2

Bo Bunny Card #2

I have layered a square card with Bo Bunny paper, added a Cheery Lynn Die cut , Creatables bird cage and bird, and Bo Bunny elements.


Have a great weekend.
 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Bo Bunny cards

I recently made a few cards using some lovely Bo Bunny paper
The first card is a white square card which I have layered with contrasting card and paper  and added Spellbinders scalloped and plain circles with flowers motifs and alphas also from the Bo Buny range.

 

Friday, August 17, 2012

Match It 3D Card Kits

Today I would like to continue showing you the new Match It 3D cards kits from Blue Edge Crafts
The kit contains a booklet of designs and a sheet of stickers which you stick over the top of the pictures then cut and layer for a 3D effect. I found them quite enjoyable to make and over the next few days I will show you some of the designs.

Today we have cupcake cards, I really like the colours in these images.



Thank you for visiting my blog this week. I hope you have enjoyed seeing my creations. 



Thursday, August 16, 2012

Match it 3D Card Kits

Today I would like to continue showing you the new Match It 3D cards kits from Blue Edge Crafts
The kit contains a booklet of designs and a sheet of stickers which you stick over the top of the pictures then cut and layer for a 3D effect. I found them quite enjoyable to make and over the next few days I will show you some of the designs.
Continuing the oriental theme today and oce again using a white base card and adding black and red linen card and Sticker Store stickers. 


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Match It 3D Card Kits

Today I would like to continue showing  you the new Match It 3D cards kits from Blue Edge Crafts
The kit contains a booklet of designs and a sheet of stickers which you stick over the top of the pictures then cut and layer for a 3D effect..

I have layered a white card with black linen card and used patterned paper from tehe kit.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Match It 3D Card Kits

Today I would like to start showing you the new Match It 3D cards kits from Blue Edge Crafts
The kit contains a booklet of designs and a sheet of stickers which you stick over the top of the pictures then cut and layer for  a 3D effect. I found them quite enjoyable to make and over the next few days I will show you some of the designs.
The first is a kimono card made on black linen card, layered with red linen card and the patterned paper is included in the pack.


Monday, August 13, 2012

Birthday cards

I recently celebrated my birthday and I today I would like to share some of the birthday cards I received.


This card has been made using Graphic 45 "A ladies Diary" papers


Thisvery pretty card has an easel on the back to stand it upright and also came complete with its own box.


I love the  die used in this card, so lacy and pretty


The photo doesn't do justice to this card. The background paper is metallic with lots of gold running through it and the image is 3D. Just stunning .

Thank you to my friends for taking the time to make such lovely cards for me . 
I will treasure them

Friday, August 10, 2012

Birthday Card

Today I have a birthday card for a friend who just loves cupcakes.


I have used a paper doily and Spellbinders edge die to decorate the card along with a pearl swirl.
Thank you for visiting my blog this week.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Spellbinders Carnations

I recently purchased the Spellbinders Carnations dies. Really like the way they turned out so I thought I would share them with you.


Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Memo Board

Today I have a tutorial to show you.



This is a quick and simple memo board which would make an excellent gift.

You will need:
40cm x 30cm blank canvas
Bazzill Christmas Paper: Green Spot, Argyle Green, Mistletoe Kisses
Green Bazzill
Cork sheet
Ribbon
Flowers
Magnets
Alphabets
Brads
Paint

Instructions
Step1: Paint the sides of the canvas and approx 5cm around the front edge. It is not necessary to paint the whole face of the canvas as it will not be seen however this is a personal choice.
Step2: Glue or tape a 30cm x 30cm sheet of Bazzill Green Dots Christmas paper to the left hand front of the canvas.

Step 3 Run 1cm wide (approx) ribbon diagonally across the page at 5 cm intervals, do not glue the ribbon onto the paper but secure it at the back of the canvas with staples or drawing pins. A strip of double sided tape on the canvas along the right hand edge of the paper is a good help until you have the ribbon in place. This will be covered with paper later.



Step 4: Run the ribbon in the opposite direction at the same intervals. You can add a glue dot where they intersect if you wish then secure them in the same manner as before at the back of the canvas with staples or drawing pins.
Run a piece of tape along the right hand side end of the ribbons to secure them in place.


                                  

Step 5: Glue or tape a 30cm x 15 cm piece of Bazzill Mistletoe Kisses Christmas paper onto the right hand side of the canvas.
Cut a 2 pieces of green Bazzil, one piece x 30cm x 4.5 cm and 1 piece 15cm x 4.5 cm, overlap them to make the total length 40 cm and glue together.


Do the same with Bazzill Argyle Green Christmas paper this time measuring 30cm x cm and 15cm x 4cm .Glue these together and the glue along the top of the canvas


Step 6: Cut a piece of green Bazzill measuring 25cm x 13.5cm and a piece of cork 24cm x 12.5cm.
Join together and glue onto the right hand side of the canvas. Add the word MEMO across the top.
Glue some flowers onto magnets and glue the other part of the magnet onto the cork.
I have added a small brad at each intersection of ribbon to hold it in place.
Add a hanger to the back of the canvas.
Add any embellishments and decorations of your choice.


Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Pop up Sticker Card

I made this card some time back and came across it in my files so thought I would show you .
I think it was my first attempt at a pop up card.


Monday, August 6, 2012

Jenni B Card Kits

I have ben playing with some of the Jenni B card kits from Blue Edge Crafts.
The kits contain a card, envelope, ribbon, rhinestones, brads, tag all the embellishments you need as well as some ideas on how to make a quick card. Of course you could add your own elements like patterned paper, die cuts or embossed pieces for something a bit different but I think on their own they are absolutely excellent value for such a low price.
See them here  Blue Edge Crafts
Here are some of the cards  I made using the kits.






Friday, August 3, 2012

Craft Mad August Scrapbooking Sketch Challenge

I have made another page to add to our album that we have been making for the Craft Mad  Monthly Scrapbooking Sketch Challenge.
This month I have used photos of one of theSuper Heroes in our extended family.


I also made a matching page


Thank you for visiting my blog this week. I hoep you have enjoyed it.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Christmas All Year Round Challenge at Craft Mad

The theme for Christmas All Year Round Challenge at Craft Mad for August is tags and this month we have a guest designer.
Ruth has designed and made the card for us this month.
I really love the papers and thecolour combo she has used she has used.




Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Craft Mad Monthly Sketch Challenge

The months are whizzing by so quickly and it is time again for the Craft Mad Monthly Sketch Challenge.

The theme for August is flowers.

This is my card. I have used papers and card from my stash to make it.