My little crafting world....


Hi all
I'm a complete craft addict! I have a small business called Surrey Crafts teaching craft workshops from my studio in Esher, Surrey and at venues around the country. I teach mixed media, decorative painting, card making and papercrafts, jewellery making and creative embroidery classes. If you'd like to find out more just leave a comment, or take a look at my Surrey.Crafts page on FB.
Crafty hugs & stuff
Suz

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Saturday, 3 May 2014

Birthday card for my Son

Now this card was fun to make. I started by writing the words in a graffiti style, just cause I love playing with letters, I became addicted after watching a you tube clip by Ellen Vargo and it was something to do while I was at the local church hall waiting to donate blood (takes halo off for a quick polish). But then I didn't have a clue what to do with it! I rummaged through my papers for inspiration and found a background I liked. I made it using my home made gelly plate (thanks to the Frugal Crafter). I thought a wall stencil would be fab to make the background into a wall for the graffiti and it worked brill. But it needed something else and that's when I saw the post from Visible Images for their latest challenge and it reminded me of the set I had with the barbed wire and 'immortal' sentiment which were perfect. A few cheeky words around the edges and voilà!

3 comments:

  1. Fantastic! Love your graffiti! Thanks for entering our challenge...Good Luck :) xx

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  2. What a fun guy card! Love how you used the barbed wire and immortal on your brick wall! Thanks so much for joining us for the Anything Goes Challenge at Visible Image.

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  3. Brilliant Suz! Perfect for the lads in our lives.
    Thank you for entering it into the Anything Goes Visible Image challenge.
    Good Luck hun.
    Crafty Hugs
    Karen xxx

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