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Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Bits and Bobs

Hi, am still feeling horrible with this awful cough and cold and really want to feel a whole lot better so I can go to the Big Stamp and Scrapbooking Show being held in Kettering this weekend (which is only about 9 miles from me) and its the first time we have ever had one in Northamptonshire, am so looking forward to it..........fingers crossed.............

Anyways amidst the coughs and the sneezes have managed to make a few items and would like to share them with you.







Material Tag











All the stamps are by Crafty Individuals, the top tag has been made from some of my winnings from CI.

Am showing the tins (bought from Happy Daze) so you can see how they are in their original state.  If you enlarge the photos of my altered tin you will be able to see all the little pits.

If you have some acrylic paint and some Alcohol Inks you can achieve this pitted look without any hard work at all.......... if you like the effect  please read on...............first splosh some acrylic paint all over your tin, its better if its not painted on too smooth, once completely dry just use your alcohol ink on your felt dabber and dab away in whatever colour you like.  Once its dry,  polish with a dry cloth................told you it was easy..... (this method was discovered by accident, there is obviously a chemical reaction between the three substances used)

Thank you for popping in, am off to get some soup, cough medicine and anadin - a brilliant combination.......lol    Will probably sleep this afternoon as didn't get much sleep last night.

Take care of yourselves, hugs Annette xx

51 comments:

Rita said...

Sorry to hear you have a rotten cold Annette. Your tags are fantastic and that little tin is sublime. Thankyou too for tut on how to get that look. Hugs Rita xx

Pam said...

Just love the fabric tag, and also cool texture you got on that tin! Hope your feeling better for the show!!

Buttons said...

Beautiful work Netty. Will have to have a go at that metal technique. Sounds good.
Hope your cold clears so you can get to Kettering - got my tickets this morning and can't wait! Hugs, Buttons x

Jan Hennings said...

love the tag and the delicate butterfly :)

Jingle said...

These are so wonderful!!!

Wendy said...

beautiful pieces Netty...my favorite is the first tag...my favorite colors...hope you feel better and have fun at the stamp show!

Anesha said...

These are lovely projects. Do hope you feel better soon.

helloitssandra.blogspot.com said...

Love your tags Netty. I hope you feel better in time for the show:)

Doreen said...

I do hope you feel better soon Annette....Your creations are beautiful as always.xxx

kay said...

these are superb netty,hope you feel well enough for the show,x

Karin said...

beautiful things, love the material tag and the little tin is also gorgeous! Hope you feel better soon!

Michelle Webb said...

These are wonderful Netty, I love those colours. Great idea for the tins. Michelle x

Astrid Maclean said...

Sorry to hear you're not feeling well Netty, hope you feel better soon, it would be awful to have to miss that show. Your creations are lovely and thanks for the description about the little tins!

Kathy Eddy said...

They are all beautiful but my fave is the tag with the butterfly on it. So pretty! Hope you shake the bug so you can go to the stamp show!

Healing Woman said...

Love the material tag. I wasn't aware you could buy the little tin boses, I thought you had to eat a lot of Altoids! LOL..The only thing I have found that knocks a cold off of it's feet is something called Zicam. I don't know if you can get it in the UK. The tablet form works great for me and everyone else I know..hope you feel better

craftattack said...

Gorgeous work, and I love those little tins! hope you soon feel well enough to go to that craft fair! Hugs, Valerie

froebelsternchen Susi said...

fabulous work Netty! get well soon!

Marja's Stamp Addiction en Marja's Creativity said...

Very beautiful creations Annette. Beautiful details and I love the fabric Tag. marvelous
Lovely greet
arja

Liesbeth Fidder said...

Wow, wonderful creations Annette. Love all of them !

Lucy Edmondson said...

These are gorgeous and what a great technique! I so hope you are well enough to go to the show, it is great when shows are near home - more energy to shop and less wasted in travelling!

Lucy x

Viv's Visuals said...

Fab projects Netty - hope you're feeling better soon. xx

Daniele said...

awww you poor thing a stinking cold just when you want to go to the show, fingers crossed things improve by the weekend for you. Lots of lovely projects just loving your mini tin. Didn't manage to book classes in time so will have to wait until the day.
hugs xx

Meggymay said...

Great projects, love the tiny tin.
Hope you are recovered for the weekend.
Yvonne x

Annie said...

Sending you a huge big hug Netty and I hope you manage to Kettering x

Your tags and tins are fabulous....you are so talented

Hugs

Annie x

Cath Wilson said...

Some beauties there, Netty - so sorry you're not feeling too good, though. Wrap up and get better soon xxx

coops said...

these are all so beautiful netty.gorgeous vintage image and designs ;D

xx coops xx

Yvonne said...

Even when you're not feeling well, you make beautiful things, Annette!

Faye said...

A great technique, Netty! Your tin looks terrific. Also your tags. Really beautiful. Hope you feel better.

Terry said...

Oh Netty, these are absolutely fabulous! You reminded me of some little tins I have and maybe should do something with!!! Please feel better like right now. You don't want to miss a big event like that - those are just too fun and we leave with nothing in our pocketbooks, but receipts!

Diana Evans said...

oh wow!!!! lovely work on the tags and the tin!!! those tins are so much fun Annette!!!!

Sandy said...

Nettie your work is amazing.
So wonderful different projects.
Wow. Love them all.
xoxo

Deborah said...

Adore your material tag,Netty (but it's all beautiful). Hope you feel better in time for Kettering - don't forget to blog what you buy!

Brenda Brown said...

Fabulous bits and pieces Annette, love your tag and the little tin is beautiful.
Hope you feel better soon and enjoy the show, wish I could be there.
Hugs Brenda xox

Sharon said...

Wow what gorgeous creations - I just love the little altered tin!!

JKW said...

I love the uniqueness of your creations. Who would have thought it would pit like that. Interesting. Blessings, Janet PPF

Marjie Kemper said...

Hope you're feeling better soon, Annette. Those tags and tins are just beautiful!

Cheryl said...

oh hun hope your cold gets better sweetie oh and as for your creation wow and wow they are all stunning hun,just love your work hugs Cherylxxxxx

1CardCreator said...

I do hope you feel better in time for the show. The tags and boxes are all highly unusual and equally gorgeous!

Cathy L. Calamas said...

Oh, I hope you are feeling better by now. Lovely, lovely tags. Cool texture on the tin.

crafty-stamper said...

great projects and love the first tag congrats on your win and hope you feel better soon and get to the show
Carol x

Lynne K said...

What a lovely collection! The material tag is my favourite but they're all gorgeous. I've got a couple of those tins somewhere.....must have a go at that technique. Hope you feel better very soon and make it to the show. Retail therapy is good medicine!
Lynne x

Heidi said...

Your work is gorgeous!
Hope you are feeling better now.
Hugs, Heidi:)

Lea said...

All are beautiful! :)

Ella said...

How clever you are! These are so pretty n' I love the tin~
Wonderful...love butterflies!

I so hope you are feeling better~
xo

Carolyn Dube said...

Hope you are feeling better and able to go to the Big Stamp and Scrapbooking Show! Your tin is fabulous!

duaa said...

Your tag is beautfiul!

Candy C said...

Your tags and little tins are so pretty. Love the designs! <3 Candy

LindaBrun said...

Beautiful projects Annette and I specially love the tin box. Thank you for great tutorial.
Hope you are feeling better from your cold, wishing you a happy weekend.

craftimamma said...

Lots of fabulous inspiration in this post Annette. I love the colours on the tag and the fabric one is gorgeous too. Thanks for sharing that cool technique for the tin. Must have a go at that one.

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Andrea C said...

Well what a happy accident the tin looks immense. Loving your creations and those little dinky tins are so cute x

baileyrosy.com said...

So sorry to hear that you need Anadin ! What amazing makes, the tin is superb but have to say I adore the material tag just beautiful.

Marie