Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Make and Takes

Good Evening my friends.......just whizzing by (bit like time really.....can't believe it's November!) , yes just whizzing by to show you my makes from the weekend.

On Saturday I spent a nice few hours over at Samuel Taylors in Leeds where John Lockwood was demoing and the shop was running make and takes for charity.....so I had to have a play and really enjoyed myself.
What did I make?......well titivate probably. I bought some MDF blank ornaments and then set to with paints, glitter and pens.

Here they are..........

and the final one........my gingerbread men garland!

Sorry about the lousy photos but the light was fading fast and they are more of a brown in real life...not grey/blue as they appear. They had one up in the shop for us to copy so I just cased it! (as did everyone)
Not something I normally do MDF but it has perhaps made me want to finish some  baubles that have been stashed away in a drawer for a year now!! need time....aaagghhhh

The end of this week sees hubby and I heading for the NEC in Birmingham to visit the craft and cake shows. I wonder if there will be anything to tempt me there...hmmmm !!!

So enjoy your week and weekend...I have been peeking at your blogs....boy you people put me to shame there is some absolutely stunning works of art out there!!
Till next time, keep well, take care and enjoy whatever you do. Thank you so much for stopping by to read my ramble...........it is as always such a pleasure to read any comments you might leave me. See you later!

Crafty hugs.
Carole xx


  1. Hi Carole, it sounds as if you had a good time in Leeds. The MDF pieces you've done are lovely and I'm sure you'll enjoy putting them up at Christmas. Have a good time at the NEC at the weekend. I'm sure there will be plenty to interest you!!! Barbxx

  2. Hi Carole

    What a fabulous collection .. .. looks like you had great fun!

    Love them all but the snowflake is particularly striking.

    I know what you mean about cameras and colours. Mine doesn't like all of them and seems to change them to what it prefers LOL!!

    Have fun at the NEC .. .. hope you have been saving up some pennies for a few crafty spends!

    Love Jules xx

  3. Wow Carole thee are just gorgeous i love that gingerbread man garland its so pretty and a fab idea. I love the ornaments as well it all sounds like you had a fun day. Enjoy Birmingham I always promise myself I'll go there but other things always seem to get in the way that life isn't it. Hope Thomas is getting better Love and hugs Carole x

  4. What fabulous ornaments Carole ... You obviously had a fun class! Have fun at the NEC!

  5. These are fabulous ornaments Carole, especially like the super gingerbread garland. Have a fun time at the NEC xx

  6. I love your make and takes Carole and I bet you had great fun trying something new. The gingerbread garland is fabulous! Enjoy the NEC. xxx

  7. Love your makes really pretty. Sounds like you had a great day. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  8. These are AWESOME!!!!The snowflake is my fave, but it's hard to choose. they are all so fun!

  9. It looks like this was fun to do. Have a good day at the NEC but don't spend too much! LOL. I hope you get time to finish your projects.

  10. Hi Carole, what lovely ornaments, you are so clever:)x Do hope Thomas is ok now, the poor little sausage. Also hope you are feeling a lot better now too! Sounds like you have had an awful time of it just recently:( Things still hectic here, David had a phone call yesterday to have one of his cataracts done, they had a cancellation!! He was over the moon as his sight has been deteriorating fast.. another six weeks then he may get his other one done. I'm sure you will have a fab time at the NEC.. Enjoy!!!
    Love and hugs,
    Marj xx