Saturday, December 31, 2011

Alice with a twist and another fairy door

First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR to everyone and I hope you are all looking forward to the coming year with new ideas and inspirations.  My Live Learn Laugh ideas book has numerous scraps of paper stuffed inside it with ideas, things to do, things to blog about and all it needs now is for me to write these things down in a nice and neat way and keep on track of them all and so have given myself a deadline of 3 January 2012!!!

Lottie has also made a start on her organising and scheduling list, the first one is to design and make a cushion with her new sewing machine that she received for Christmas  - glad to say she loved it!! (Post on this coming up).

I thought I would share with you today 2 of Lottie's Christmas presents that I made for her.  A couple of blogs ago I shared with you the fairy door I made for my friend and the organiser for her daughter, well Lottie loved both of them soooooo much that I decided to make her one of each as a surprise.


With the organiser, this time my inspiration was from a water bottle label and a sheet of wrap from Paperchase which has a modern Alice theme on it - I have had these items since early November and I knew I wanted to do something nice with them.  I also had 4 traditional Alice cards packed away from about 8 years ago and thought I would mix the traditional with the modern along with a few other embellishments, the blank canvas and empty boxes I had made this wonderful organiser, which Lottie absolutely loves!!!

Added Lottie's Initials

Lottie has made use of it already and put all her important stationary bits and bobs into the holders and it looks lovely in her room along with her felt cutie, which she called Razzle and her 'Lottie Likes' frame and the fairy door - and today she hit upon an idea to expand the fairy door with a garden so that's another project to do - now where did I put my ideas book!!!!

I am really looking forward to 2012 and sharing much more of our makes with you x

Live, Learn, Laugh and Be HAPPY x x 

NB. please excuse the poor quality pics as they were taken via my mobile.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Wishes x x x x

I would just like to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and hope you get some time to relax with all your crafting pursuits.  I am hoping to get stuck into some of the many things I've been putting off and I'm looking forward to teaching Lottie how to use her first sewing machine that's happily sitting under the tree until tomorrow.

Live, Learn, Laugh and Be HAPPY x x