Monday, 15 August 2011

Pens, Christmas and FUN

Here's one of the first cards I made with the brand new Christmas Warren set, available now from Craftwork Cards. Warren comes already coloured on the scallop circle, I just added some liquid pearls to the holly berries, and a matching green scallop circle. I really like the tag greetings, in coordinating colours

So the weekend was fun, and exhausting. The boys spent hours playing in a cardboard box, which became a house, garage and fire station................
Max made these cards. The blue and green one will probably still be drying in a years time, the glue application was a bit generous.......................
but it took a lot of concentration to make them..............
the black eye was, thankfully, done before we took charge.........
and when it got boring, well, a bit of climbing will liven things up, and give the grandparents something to fret about................
Here's a quick little video showing the brand new flex markers from Letraset, you will be seeing a lot about these in the crafty world over the next few months. As I said in the video, I really like the very pale colours they have introduced, and it will make shading even more interesting


video

13 comments:

  1. ohhhh can't wait for my pens to arrive as the colours look gorgeous, I had to smile at the cards that your Grandsons have made Ethan loves playing with my stash
    hugs

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  2. Oh Warren is so cute.Lovely card.Your Grandsons look like they had a whale of a time playing.I bet you had fun watching them and seeing them too.Love Debbie x

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  3. Cute little card Enfys and wonder who the grandkids are taking after lol. You may hang that one out on the line lol. Thanks for the little video, wondered about those flex markers and I am liking the looks of them.
    Pinky

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  4. Gorgeous card. warren is such a cutie isn't he.

    I have to say I quite like the flex markers, but then I am a Copic user.
    Deex

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  5. Oh This Card! It's just gorgeous! Love everything about it!

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  6. loving the warren card and the pics of the grandkiddies..they are having a ball staying with Grandma & Granda...sending big hugs kath xxx

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  7. This idea is really cool, a bunny for christmas.
    FABOLOUS!!!
    Hugs
    Melodie

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  8. That warren stamp is sooooo cute

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  9. Cute photo of the boys climbing...that's boys for ya use toys for something other than what you are "supposed" to...CUTE Cards...thanks again for the information and the inspiration!!!

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  10. Warren is adorable!

    Max sounds a bit like our Leila (5). We had her for a week - she walked in and told Grandpa and me, "c'mon, follow me!" Funny thing, we were both obedient and as we were following her like little ducklings, Grandpa looked at me and said, "when did we lose control?!" We laughed ourselves silly!

    Life is grand being a grandparent!

    Many continued blessings, Donna
    grandma4five

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  11. Sweet cards the boys made and I can't wait to order the new Flex markers!

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  12. Oh my they look like a lot of fun to use. The colors are wonderful. I love the pictures and the cards your Grandsons made. So much fun to have grandchildren.

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  13. I really like that Warren set! I'll have to be on the lookout for those!!!

    Love the pictures of the grands!!! You are too funny about how long it'll take the glue to dry on Max's card...lol!!!

    The kids look as though they're having a wonderful time!!! So cute!

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I love reading your comments, thank you for taking the time
Enfys x