Yay….I’m back on my blog. My absence has not been voluntary but due to a nasty fall last week that has left me with a sprained big toe so walking is not the easiest. So I’ve still been able to craft (only death or paralysis can keep me away from that) but I haven’t been able to shoot any decent pictures of my projects. But today….finally…..I was able with some help.
You’ve properbly seen one or two of my downsized houses and since Winter is still around yet Spring is around the corner, I thought I needed some end of winter/spring decor around the house. So I made these three downsized projects.
First of is the Asian Pagoda from SVGCuts Spring Blossom Kit
This cutie is downsized to by 50% and that made it a bit more tricky to make even though I think it’s pretty easy. Just not much room for fat fingers in some of the corners 😉
I made it from AC Cardstock in Grapefruit, Peach, Pansy, Spinach, Pacific and Vanilla along with patterned papers from Graphic 45s Secret Garden and Botanical Tea.
All edges are inked with chalk ink pads from Prima and the tiny gems are from my stash.
This is totally cute in this small size ❤
Next I made the Ferris Wheel from Summer Street Carnival Kit:
This one is also downsized by 50% and I must admit that it was much easier and fun to make it in this small size or maybe I’ve just practiced a lot more since last time I made it in full size.
I used AC Cardstock in Grapefruit, Grass, Coffee, Banana and Vanilla along with patterned paper from Graphic 45s Time To Celebrate.
I inked all edges with chalk ink pad from Prima, used hibachi skewers for the wheel and the carts and used some Doodlebug Sprinkles as embellishment.
I originally wanted to install lights in this but thought about it and not everything I make has to have lights 😀
Finally I made the Castle from Dreaming Trees Enchanted Winterland Bundle:
Like the two other projects, I downsized this one too by 50% and it didn’t make it any less cute 🙂 It was a bit tough to reach into some of the places and gluing down the middle building to the large tower, but otherwise it just went together like a charm.
I used AC Cardstock in Grapefruit, Turf, Ocean and Pansy along with patterned paper from Graphic 45s newest collection Fairie Dust and Best Creation White Glitter Paper.
I inked all the patterned paper edges with Chalk ink pads from Prima and found some small pearls to stick and glue on tooth picks for the flags and roofs of the towers.
In this one I have installed light and I went for the “Winter-is-over-and-the-snow-is-melting-in-Fairie-Land” kinda look 😀 I think I succeeded 🙂
Tomorrow I’ll be back to show you a project that I finally managed to finish and that is something out of this world 😉
Thanks for visiting today – hope you’ll come back tomorrow to find out what I’ve been up to 😉