Friday, May 6, 2011

Charmed I'm Sure

Morning folks....well yesterday didn't quite go according to plan...the sun decided he'd had enough of putting his hat on and quickly disappeared behind a cloud and when the rain started that put all ideas of a potter in the garden out of my mind.  My thoughts then turned to catching up with some household chores but I was saved by a call from my lovely hooligan grandkiddies....could they come and spend the day with Grandma which means playing on the of football...lunch and snacks....not exactly relaxing but great fun.
But back to the subject of crafting and I was just wondering....are YOU guilty of buying "must have" products....stuffing them in a drawer and forgetting all about them....yes me too and when I was searching out Timmie's Idea-ology bits and bobs for my Demo Day....I found these swivel clasps looking a bit forlorn at the bottom of the drawer.
and it doesn't happen too often but I suddenly had one of those "Kachink" moments..Timmie's Tattered Floral Die..Alcohol Ink...a Script Stamp..some Shrink Plastic (another bottom of the drawer item) and voila....some cute charms for your handbag...

and if you want to see how I made need to pop along to Elgin tomorrow.  By the way my lovely buddy Anne thinks I am either very brave or totally mad demo-ing shrink plastic live...will it work or will it all go horribly pear shaped I wonder...knowing my luck probably the latter.
No sneaky peek of my Penny Black Saturday card because I haven't made it yet....oh yes I'm sailing a bit close to the wind once again but it's first on today's list so hopefully I will catch up with you all tomorrow over at Penny Black Saturday and woohooo we have some exciting news to share.
Hugs Kath xxx


Georgie said...

Morning Kath

I love love LOVE the charms - how cool do they look!
Hope you have a great day at the class.

Georgie x

kathleen said...

Morning Both.We have rain here as well.Love the charms Kath.
have a good day.
Kathleen x

weewiccababe said...

you have inspired me - and seeing as it's a dreich kinda day today I'll maybe give that a bash when I get back from The Papeterie
have a great day

Sally said...

These are great Kath they look great, fab idea.
Have a good day.
Hugs Sally xxx

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Whoa . . . you were VERY creative there Kath. LOVE them. Good luck with the shrink plastic . . . I'm sure all will be well . . . it's SUCH fun to use. Another GREAT IDEA for my new Tattered Florals dies! YAY. THANKS!
Hugs, Sandra

Anne said...

These are fantastic , Kath !!!!
CHARMING !!!!!!!!!!!! Every bag should have one .
Great stuff as usual .
Have a great day
Anne x

del-16.p said...

Hi Kath,
Your charms are lovely.Hope your class goes well tomorrow.

lilyf said...

What a lovely idea Kath - gosh you are so clever - so sad I wont be tomorrow. Have fun.

Aud said...

Great idea Kath look forward to see what you have up your sleeve for tomorrow see you then. Aud x

Paula said...

hah - now I know what those things are called. Brilliant fun these, uh oh now I need to put those Tattered Florals things on my birthday list. Hope it goes well tomorrow.
Paula (PEP)

cyimbugbitten said...

What a great idea...I love the charms! I hope your class goes well. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings...TFS!


Christine B. said...

Hi, lovely charms, that reminds me not played with shrink plastic for ages. Have a great day at class. Hugs x ChrisB

Dragonlady said...

Fantastic Kath - a perfect combination of goodies.

Hugs Ali x

skullandcrossbuns said...

gorgeous little charms you have there!

Lee said...

Really clever and Stunning.xx

Jenny said...

Ace charms! Do you put the holes in before or after shrinking? Any chance of a tutorial on the blog?

Kerry said...

Yep, very guilty of buying stuff I never use. Love what you've done with the charms and I hope all goes well with the shrink plastic.

Sarah (UKS Smelly) said...

Hopping to pop along tomorrow but its dans big 13th birthday and i dont think he'd apreciate an hour at the craft shop, lol. May have to bribe him

Kat said...

Love the charms Kath, that's an idea to keep in mind. I think we're all guilty of buying must have stuff and then leaving it at the bottom of a drawer.

I'm off to write a scheduled post for Totally Gorjuss. Bit late but I've been faffing about all evening. Surprisingly the card has been made and posted on the DT blog since Monday but things keep getting in the road of my blog post!!

Have a good day tomorrow.

Kat xx

Linda said...

I really want to learn how to use that shrink stuff. I love the way yours turned out. I will be back to watch.

Macpurp said...

i missed the charms demo....any chance you could do a step by step guide on here pleeeeeeeeease!

Loved seeing you today, see you and the girls soon!
love teen xxx

Caroljenks said...

Absolutely STUNNING Kath - I bet the demo was a huge hit!

Carol x


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