Thursday, 28 March 2013

Stash …

 

 

Morning all, I have exciting news today. The lovely Dawny P has asked me to join the Design Team over at Papertake Weekly  …and of course I jumped at the chance!

It’s a fab weekly challenge every Tuesday  …and if you haven’t seen it where’ve you been!! She has some great prizes and loads of yummy card inspiration from the DT and I can’t wait to get started

 

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We had a day at the NEC and as usual I spent up! I can’t resist buying crafty goodies wether I need them or not. I have been buying some paints, masks, stencils, mdf shapes, chipboard etc as I’m wanting to have a go at something a bit different

I spent a bit of time in the sewing show, I wish I’d actually left myself more time for it because I was reminded of my love for all things material. Sewing was my ‘thing’ for years, I used to make all my own clothes and home furnishings and have adored ribbons, lace buttons etc since I was a child. When I got into papercrafting it just took over, if only there were enough hours in a day to be able to do everything! I think I could really get back into it when time permits, some of the quilts and fabrics that are around are just stunning

 

This is all the goodies that I bought, some papers (it’s against the law to come home without paper!) ribbons and trim (can’t resist), buttons and wooden letters, crackle, cotton reels and a dress form from Indigo Blue. The Sizzix heart dies caught my eye, thought they would be useful

I wanted the Heartfelt Creations papers in every colour, they are just gorgeous but they were £20 so I had to limit myself to one! If I use it all I will buy another but it’s a bit too expensive to have for 4 years just for admiring!

I got some of the new Cosmic Shimmer velvet glitters, I don’t tend to use coloured glitter but I was intrigued by what they were doing with these on the tv last week so that will be interesting

 

 

March 22nd show stash 002

 

 

March 22nd show stash 005

 

I got some stencils from Sweet Poppy, I did have lots of brass stencils many moons ago, we used them with a light box and an embossing tool. I sold them all when they went out of fashion (should have known they’d come back round) and I actually got quite a lot of money for them on ebay, somebody obviously knew something I didn’t!

 

 

March 22nd show stash 007

 

 

 March 22nd show stash 009

 

 

I got another folder and magnets for my dies as the one I have is full, I like to keep them together all in one place

Paper Artsy have some amazing stamps, very different from Lili of the Valley and I have a few of theirs. I also got the Treasure Gold from them that MDF man was using on his demos

I got some MICA powders, I have a couple already but wanted some coloured ones so I’ll be having a play with those too and I liked the colour of the German glass glitter, I think that will probably be saved for Christmas cards

Finally (I think) I got some sponge applicators for my pan pastels, I bought them last year and haven’t used them so I’ve no excuse now

 

Now I just need to find a few spare hours to play with it all lol!!

 

Enjoy your day x

 

 

10 comments:

  1. Congratulations on you DT position Anne. What a lot of lovely stash
    jacqui x

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  2. Many congrats Anne and what lovely new stash you have. Happy Easter x

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  3. Congratulations on your new DT spot, well deserved! Fab new stash too, so jealous :P

    Tanya xx

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  4. congrats on the DT post Anne - very well desreved and it looks like you did some good shopping - fabulous! Enjoy xx

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  5. oh they are so lucky to have you Anne! congrats! And waw xour stash look just yummy. hugs! Mojca

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  6. Wow, lovely stash. Would love to see how you store your dies.
    Annette
    xx

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  7. Congratulations on your new DT post. Your new stash looks fabulous xx

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  8. Congratulations on the new DT post.
    What a lot of lovely stash, enjoy using them
    Kate x

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  9. Wow, looks like you will be really busy for a while!

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  10. Hi Anne, Congrats on your new DT post. You certainly deserve it, as your work is always stunning. Very envious of you having a day at the NEC! Great stash! Things you always need! Have a great Easter. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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