31/10/2016

Happy All Hallows Eve


Happy Halloween everyone.  Its all dark here and Trick or Treaters are calling by in their fabulous costumes.  Hope you have a great eve if you're off out yourself. 
I had a great weekend teaching down at Scotch Lodge Farm, Earls Barton.  Ladies thank you for coming along and thank you Isobel for inviting me.  It was such a hectic weekend I clean forgot to take any pics at all on Sunday but here's a few of the ladies crafting and cutting into the really beautiful Off the the Races Papers taken on Saturday. 

I'm just prepping demos for my shows on Hochanda on Wednesday at 6 and 9pm and thought I'd share one of the finished samples with you. 
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 I've taken one of my large This N' That box kits and blinged it up Finabar style.  I've not made anything like this before so was really pleased with how the overall box looked when I'd finished. All the sides and lid pieces started off as white card and after assembling the box using my black construction tape I started to alter the box as follows: 
Step One was to add texture paste to the white card side and lid pieces through a couple of masks. Step 2 was to paint all the masked card in Antarctic chalk acrylic by PaperArtsy and once dry stick in place on the box.  Step 3 was to position and stick all the elements to the lid.  Step 4 was to mix the two mica powders with water and spray all the pieces. Step 5 was to add the glass glitter. Step 6 was to paint and add the metal knob to the lid and Step 7 was to paint the wooden feet and stick them to the bottom corners of the box. Hope you like :-)  
 


 

There's still time to leave a comment on this months Giveaway post if you haven't already.  Just follow the link below and leave your comment before midnight tonight GMT.  Our winner will be announced here on the blog tomorrow :-) 
Well thats all for this eve my loverlies.  Enjoy your ALl Hallow's Eve.  Ta ta for now 

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful Clare!!! I have a crop coming up I hope to have some time to experiment with these things!!! Thanks for all the birthday wishes and from some of your fans as well on here!! Take care will try to catch you on the Telly soon!!
    Luv, luv, luv,
    Judy in Arizona

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    1. Hi Judy, gather up all your metals and have fun with paint and sprays at your crop. Its a real fun process. Hope to see you out of the telly box tomorrow :-) C

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  2. WOW!!!!
    Clare i am n love with your box , oh my how gorgeous it is ,i so wish i lived near to you so i could join you and your classes ,tis no wonder you are pleased with how it turned out.
    Well done
    Elaine H X

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    1. Hi Elaine, great to hear you liked my little make. Hope you're weeks going well and look forward to sharing some more crafty inspiration with you soon :-) C x

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  3. Morning Clare, I absolutely adore anything that Finnabair creates, and you have created a masterpiece here, I love it !! Your All Hallows Eve card is beautiful and I love your workshop piccies.
    I'm really looking forward to your tv show demo's
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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    1. Hi Patricia, hope you're enjoying your week and look forward to seeing you out of the telly box tomorrow. I've got lots of gorgeous makes to share with you xx

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  4. Morning Clare, I absolutely adore anything that Finnabair creates, and you have created a masterpiece here, I love it !! Your All Hallows Eve card is beautiful and I love your workshop piccies.
    I'm really looking forward to your tv show demo's
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

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  5. Interesting to hear that Halloween trick or treating isn't just an American tradition. I obviously need some more educating on the subject. Beautiful card!

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    1. Hi Matie, thanks for calling by. Trick or Treating is huge over here these days. I love it Halloween. Hope you enjoyed it too :-) x C

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  6. Ooh this box is awesomely gorgeous! I will be watching/recording your shows tomorrow, really looking forward to them! xxx

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