Friday, 15 September 2017

Galaxy In A Jar | Daisy's Jewels & Crafts

In the last year or so I've returned to the galaxy theme and here I am again!
                            
Galaxy In A Jar by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.  Featuring Daisy's Jewels & Crafts.
               
Pairing MDF from Daisy's Jewels & Crafts with Brushos I created this otherworldy Galaxy in a Jar.
                 
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Links you need to know 
            

                                         
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - SHOP
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - BLOG
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - Facebook Page
               
                      
Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Constructing your Snowman Advent Calendar | Daisy's

Were you lucky enough to get hold of the Snowman Advent Calendar from Daisy's Jewels & Crafts? Are you are still on the fence about buying? 
          
These instructions will show you just how easy it is to construct! 
                         
                            
All the pieces have a series of number or letters to make matching up the pieces quick and simple!

So grab your Daisy's MDF Glue or other strong pva and lets get started!

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How to construct your Snowman Advent Calendar from Daisy's Jewels and Crafts.
Gather all your pieces together.  Sort all the dividing pieces in to 2 piles, one for those marked with numbers and one for those marked with letters.
                 
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Starting with the Letter pieces.  Slot them into the matching lettered Vertical slots on the back snowman piece, applying glue as you go.  
A close up showing the letter on the tabs matching the letters next to the correct slots!
       
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Grabbing the Numbered dividing pieces, add these in the matching Horizontal slots, again adding glue as you go.
Close up showing the vertical and horizontal pieces in place.
               
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In addition to all the pieces in step 1, you'll also have a lot of pieces like these!  These glue together to make the drawers for your advent calendar.
               
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Now you can finally glue the the front snowman onto the piece and add the base.
NOTE: You may want to first paint the sections before constructing, or before you add the front.  I prefer to do it before adding the front.
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Thank you as always for popping by.
     
Check out more photos of this finished project HERE.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Christmas Vase | Daisy's Jewels & Crafts | Hochanda

Well I hope you tuned into Hochanda at 8am this morning!
        
If you did you may have already seen the project I'm about to show you.
                            
Snowflake Vase by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter
                     
Sold as a vase, this versatile container type "thingy" can be used for all number of purposes!  In fact, you'll see at the end of this post what I used mine for!
                 
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Catch this, plus many other examples today at 3pm.
          
You can also catch up on this morning's 8am show on the website. You can find the shows here:
                
Sky - channel 663
Freeview - channel 85
Freesat - channel 817
OR
hochanda.com 
(watch live & catch up on shows you've missed)
                 
Snowflake Vase by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter

       
MATERIALS
              
Daisy's MDF Snowflake Vase
Daisy's MDF Reindeer Heart
Daisy's Snowflake Stencil
                         
Daisy's MDF Glue
Collall All-Purpose Glue

Spectrum Noir - Aqua Markers
(full colour list below)
      
 Watercolour Card
               
Winsor & Newton White Gesso *
Distress Ink - Faded Jeans *
         
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Paired with 3 battery tealights I turned mine into a gently flickering lantern
                         
Snowflake Vase by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter
                    
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COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Marine
Kingfisher
                   
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Snowman Advent Calendar | Daisy's

Do you have Advent Calendars at Christmas Time?
     
Why not start a new family tradition with this MDF Kit that allows you to make a fun advent calendar that you can pull out year after year!
                            
MDF Snowman Advent Calendar by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
          
The Snowman design is just one of several available so be sure to catch the shows on Hochanda to see them all!

WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER  - 8am & 3pm
                          
You can find the shows here:
                
Sky - channel 663
Freeview - channel 85
Freesat - channel 817
OR
hochanda.com 
(watch live & catch up on shows you've missed)
                     
MDF Snowman Advent Calendar by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
       
MATERIALS
              
Daisy's MDF Advent Calendar - Snowman
Daisy's MDF Glue
MDF Snowman Advent Calendar by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
       
Links you need to know 
            

                                         
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - SHOP
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - BLOG
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - Facebook Page
  
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Thursday, 31 August 2017

NOTICE ABOUT MY BLOG IMAGES

PHOTOBUCKET, MY IMAGING HOSTING PROVIDER HAS RECENTLY SWITCHED FROM BEING A FREE SERVICE TO CHARGING IN EXCESS OF £300 A YEAR (for third party embedding of images)
         
This was done with no notice to users of the service and has plunged many a blog owner in to dispair!
                  
Please bear with me whilst I relocate the 1500 images on this blog to a new provider and slowly work through all my blog posts fixing each one at a time.

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Winter Scene | MDF Bauble | Daisy's

Today I'm sneaking in a bit more Christmas Crafting with this large MDF Bauble from Daisy's 
                         
Winter Scene MDF Bauble by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
                 
I used an minimal number of paints, to create this winter scene before finishing with ribbon.
                 
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MATERIALS
       
DAISY'S PRODUCTS:
MDF Giant Bauble 

OTHER PRODUCTS:
Winsor & Newton White Gesso *
Winsor & Newton Black Gesso *
DecoArt Crafter's Acrylic 
(Navy Blue, Bright Orange, Bright Yellow)
Posca PC-1MR Paint Marker (White, Black)
Ribbon
                           
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Links you need to know 
            

                                         
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - SHOP
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - BLOG
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - Facebook Page
           
Winter Scene MDF Bauble by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
          
Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Friday, 28 July 2017

MDF Shelf | Daisy's

If you are like me, craft room storage is always an ongoing battle.
                               
My latest victory has been discovering this MDF shelf from Daisy's.
                             
MDF Shelf by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
                     
MDF Shelf by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
               
Keep reading to find out what I used this shelf for!
                 
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MATERIALS
       
                                                 
Links you need to know 
            

                                         
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - SHOP
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - BLOG
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - Facebook Page
                  
MDF Shelf by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.
           
Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Cherry Green | Frankie By The Sea | Spectrum Noir

If you've tuned into Hochanda TV today, you may have spotted my samples on the Cherry Green Frankie shows!
                
Featuring the Frankie by the sea stamps by Cherry Green, I've had great fun with my Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers.

Catch the materials and colours used below: 
                         
Spectrum Aqua Markers projects by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.  Featuring Frankie by Cherry Green rubber stamps.
                 
MATERIALS
Spectrum Noir - Aqua Markers
(Teal, Sea Green, Sunflower & Gold)
Watercolour Card
VersaMark Ink Pad
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder *
Winsor & Newton White Gesso *
Collall All-Purpose Glue
Collall Tacky Glue
Collall 3D Glue Gel
Acrylic Paint (blue & turqoise)
Posca PC-1MR Paint Marker - White *
Bakers Twine
                     
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Spectrum Aqua Markers projects by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.  Featuring Frankie by Cherry Green rubber stamps.
             
MATERIALS
       
STAMP: Frankie Kite Flying
Spectrum Noir - Aqua Markers
(Boulder, Tan & Rose Pink)
Watercolour Card
Sheena Douglass - White Stamping Card
Extra Thick Acetate
Archival Ink - Potting Soil
Collall All-Purpose Glue
Collall 3D Glue Gel
Permanent Spray Adhesive (Red Can)
Coarse Sea Salt (to create the textured background)
                    
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Spectrum Aqua Markers projects by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter.  Featuring Frankie by Cherry Green rubber stamps.
             
MATERIALS
       
STAMP: Frankie Water Edges
Spectrum Noir - Aqua Markers
(Slate, Blossom, Navy, Aquamarine, Sunflower, Fawn & Boulder)
Watercolour Card
A4 Centura Pearl Cardstock - Precious Metals
VersaMark Ink Pad
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder *
Collall All-Purpose Glue
Collall 3D Glue Gel
                       
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Friday, 30 June 2017

Combining Spectrum Noir Products - Aqua Markers & Sparkle Pens

Good morning friends! You may have seen THIS card recently on my blog.

Today I'm sharing the same basic layout but instead of just Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers, I added a little of the Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pens to the background and coloured the whole of the butterfly with the Sparkle Pens.  
                  
                                   
Because both of these products are waterbased, they really do work fantastically together, giving even more scope for fantastic colour filled projects!
                           
You can find a list of all the materials I used below.  I am also planning (in the near future!!) to do a video tutorial for this style of card, including how to do this background, so stay tuned for that.
                 
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AQUA MARKER COLOUR LIST:
             
Orchid
Wildflower
Red Violet
                   
             
SPARKLE PEN COLOUR LIST:
             
Amethyst
Pink Garnet
                    
              
Links you need to know 
               

                                      
                  
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
                    

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

HOME Freestanding Plaque | Daisy's Jewels & Crafts

There's no place like home, right? So I just had to decorate this plaque!
                 
Pairing Graphic 45 Papers with MDF from Daisy's Jewels & Crafts, the result is a colourful centrepiece for my mantlepiece!
                                
HOME plaque by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Daisy's Jewels & Crafts and Graphic 45.
              
MATERIALS
       
HOME plaque by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Daisy's Jewels & Crafts and Graphic 45.
             
HOME plaque by Sam Lewis AKA The Crippled Crafter. Features Daisy's Jewels & Crafts and Graphic 45.
              
Links you need to know 
            

                                         
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - SHOP
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - BLOG
Daisy's Jewels and Crafts - Facebook Page
  
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx
   

Monday, 26 June 2017

Have A Whale Of A Time - DAISY'S on Hochanda

Here once again, this time with a simple card which was fast to make!
                            
From the Daisy's By The Sea collection it incorporates the Whale from the "Cute Creatures" stamp set and the Waves from the "Boats" stamp set.
                               
             
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MATERIALS
Sentimentals Alphabet Stamps (discontinued)
             
Spectrum Noir - Aqua Markers
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AQUA MARKER COLOUR LIST:
BUY YOUR MARKERS HERE
             
Navy, Kingfisher, Black
                          
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Links you need to know 
            

                                      
                 
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Thank you as always for popping by.
          
xxSAMxx