Sam’s Oriental Vases

Last year one of my fellow Pootler’s Anne Melvin made a beautiful Oriental Style gift box.

I loved it so much I made one for my Mother-In-Law but instead of making it as a gift box I made it into a vase and put red silk roses in it.

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Pootler’s Design Team – Week 4

Clock made with Stampin' Up! Crafting Forever stamp set and Shimmery White Embossing Paste. Made for Pootler’s Design Team – Week 4 – Created by Dee Copus-Read, Lady Dee CraftsThank you for joining me for the last Pootler’s Design Team Challenge.  I would like to say a big Thank You to my upline Sam Hammond for giving me the amazing opportunity to be a designer, I have had so much fun creating projects with the stamp set you chose for us.

This is also the last week for you to enter the Crafting Forever Clear Mount Stamp Set Giveaway, no purchase necessary, see details below.  

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Cute Little Elf Jacket Lolly Box

Today I have an adorable little Elf Jacket box that holds a Chocolate Elf Lolly.

This is the 2nd box I have made for these elf lollies, the 1st box was for my 4 year old Godson Oliver and I needed a more grown-up box for my Godson Connor who’s nearly 10.  If you would like to see the 1st box click here.  It was while I was making Oliver’s box that the idea for this box came to me.


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Pootler’s Design Team – Week 3

Thank you for joining me today for Week 3 of the Pootler’s Design Team challenge.  Today I have a quick and easy holder that I made to store my watercolour pencils, paintbrushes, scissors etc. 

Have you entered my Crafting Forever Clear Mount stamp set Giveaway? click here for details.  No purchase necessary to enter the giveaway.


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Elegantly Gift Wrapped Kinder Chocolates

Thank you for visiting my blog today, I have a really elegant box that I would like to share with you.

This really is a quick and easy project. After wrapping the box, I added some gorgeous black and white striped ribbon, stamped the sentiments, did a bit of die-cutting and hey presto.

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Quick and Easy Pretty Pencils Stocking Fillers

Today I have a quick and easy stocking filler project.  While I was going through my cello bags I found some 2″ x 8″ cello bags that I thought would be perfect for a few pencils and a bit of simple decoration.  I also found a few 1″ cello bags that were retired stock and used these up too.


In my Inspiration box I had several packs of pencils that I hadn’t even opened.   I put 2 of the pencils in the 1″ cello bags and decorated them with a pretty little bow and added a Reindeer tag (Seasonal Chums stamp set and dies).

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Kinder Chocolates with Reindeer Shaker Tree Ornament

Thank you for joining me today for another Old Meets New project.  This is such a cute little box and the Seasonal Chums Reindeer is adorable, I’m chuffed to bits that this carrying over.

I made this Ribbon Slider box to hold a box of Kinder Chocolates, I think this could be given to any adult or child.  I have made the tag removable so it could be hung on the Christmas Tree, to be honest I couldn’t bare the thought of it being thrown in the bin.

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