Thursday, October 24, 2013

Altered Shoe box

Hi all,
thought I show you my latest project.
I recently bought a pair of boots and had this normal plain box they came in. Now, I was in need of a new storage box anyway, and why spend money and  buy one if I can simply pretty this brown shoe box up a bit?
So out came the tissue paper, in this case I picked a pretty vintage one with pale pink roses , glue, scissors and some decorations. First I had to cut some pieces to size and glue them onto the box and lid.
Then I let it dry over night. Already made the box look a lot nicer.
I didn't want a smooth , new look, so before I glued the paper on I scrunched it up in my hands to give it an old wrinkled effect, and then flattened it onto the glue covered surface.
I cut 2 pieces of pain beige cotton ribbon band and also glued it in place.The I tied a bow and put it on top. Some extra decoration like 3 little fabric roses, a few skeletton leaves, a tag and the whole thing is ready.
Now isn't that a nice way of recycling a box,lol?
Till next post
Hugs Snow

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Last downloads for Autumn kit

Hi again,
finally off after another 56 hour week at work.
...and only 30 days now. Today next month I will have already spent my first night in NC.
Everything ready to go. The Postman just brought my Amazon order of books to keep me occupied during the long journey, so all I need to do is to pack when the time gets closer.

We had the local Bird of Prey Sanctuary doing some fundraising here. For me it was a chance to get close and personal with these amazing birds.
Reggie used to tell me about his owl , which they found when he was younger as a little baby bird.They raised it and let it free in the end. Ever since then he loved owls. Same as the Raven is for me, the owl is his bird. And I have to say, these birds are gorgeous! Gemma was no light weight,lol.
Today I give you the last downloads for the Autumn Kit, all together is the preview.
So here the last pieces...
another background
3 different tags
a mat
and an extra ribbon which I forgot on this preview, silly me...

I'll be working on more new designs ....actually, I have already started.
Wanna see a little teaser? Here's a layout with a few new pieces

I leave you with some music. Two of my favorite female vocalists have teamed up to make a song together.
The result is a fantastic song with lyrics and a video to make you think.....
Within Temptation, a dutch band (one of my favs) have teamed up with Tarja , ex vocalist of Nightwish.
This is "Paradise-what about us?"
Till next time
Hugs Snow

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Finally some more pieces ....

Hi all,
I'm finally finding the time to upload a few more pieces for the kit.
We are short staffed at work still , so overtime seems to be a regular thing at the moment. But I'm not complaining.A litte extra cash is always welcome, specially as it's coming up to Christmas and only 4 weeks now  until I fly across to Reggie again.

Autumn is in full swing here, the ground littered with fallen leaves in autumn colors, and the weather....hmphhh....we had a lot of strong winds and rain.
But Halloween and Thanksgiving are only a short time away.
My old boy Sam is making the most out of the sunshine when he can catch a few rays through the window.
But I better get to the new downloads for you. I still have things to do in the house before I have to leave for work again.
Today I have another background
an Autum leaves page border
a leaves and acorn element
and a Words/title element
Enjoy ! And I'll be back with more when I find the time :)
Hugs Snow