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Ashington, Northumberland, United Kingdom
I am 33, married to Raymond and have three dogs, Jed and Broady - Black Labradors; and Bailey - Chocolate Labrador. I am a Paediatric Nurse. I have been crafting for as long as I can remember. Crafts I enjoy range from cardmaking, ATC's, Fat Pages, jewellery making, to needlecrafts and silk painting. I hope you enjoy looking at my creations. Thank you xx

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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Butterflies are………………..

Hi all

I'm sorry I haven't been around for a long time. Unfortunately I have had quite alot going on in my personal life since February and just haven't been crafting until the past few weeks. 

For my first post I would like to share with you all a card and some Jewellery I made for my sister for her birthday today. I have scheduled this post as I didn't want her to see the before I had given them to her. By now she should have opened them.

Here's the card I made.
 

I am really pleased with this card. I don't use many distressing ink techniques and loved the effect I managed to create.

Recipe
Tim Holtz Distress ink - Dusty Concord
Versafine - Onxy Black
Emboss Clear ink
Wow Embossing Powder - Black Glint Regular
Sheena Douglass A little Bit Scenic Stamp Set - Flying Colours, & Silhouette Grass
Black Cardstock
White cardstock
Scalloped 8x8 card base
Black lace flower ribbon – Wild Orchid Crafts

Now for the Jewellery I have made for her.
gunmetal wm

I love the clasp effect – looks like a butterfly!!

Recipe
4mm fire polished crystals
size 11 seed beads
3 bar clasp
Illusion cord
purple wm

This bracelet is very sparkly!!!

Recipe
6mm fire polished crystals
4mm silver pearls
4mm bicones
size 11 seed beads
Illusion cord
turq wm

Recipe
10mm Glass silver lined glass beads
8mm AB Crystal Bicones
Delica Beads
Silver toggle clasp
Crystal Fireline 6lb

I hope you like what I have shared with you today
Happy Crafting
xx Rachel xx

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