My Crafts

It is Writing Workshop time and I have chosen Prompt number 5 Tell us about something, or show us something that you do really, really well and are proud of.

I have never shown these to the world before so I am feeling a little apprehensive about this. But here goes.

I am creative, I have always been creative and it is when I am at my most happiest and my calmest when I am making something. I have always made things, but I came into my own a few years ago when I started scrapbooking, putting my photos into my own made albums. I love doing this and I do think I am quite good at it. Mr L thinks that I am very good at it and should start my own business, but that is a whole other blog post.

So I thought that I would put a few pictures up to show what I make. I hope that you like them and there are a few photos, so there isn’t much writing for my writing workshop this week. But here goes. (Feeling nervous now)

(C) 2010 And Then All I Thought About Was You

This is a name book, as you open it up there are pictures in off Baba each side of the pages, I wont show you all the pages individually, but there is an example of one page below. This is all had made and the pages have been inked to give them an outline.

(C) 2010 And Then All I Thought About Was You

 

The next pictures are of Journal Jars, these can be made for anything weddings, parties, life history, children, babies etc. This one is a baby one and is like a baby book, you can record all of their milestones in the jar.

(C) 2010 And Then All I Thought About Was You

There are little questions in the jar, when did you first sit etc and a book so you take out the pieces of paper stick them into a book and write what the baby did.

Here is a picture of the book and samples of the questions

(C) 2010 And Then All I Thought About Was You

 

I also make a box that you can put over 20 photos in and opens all up. Here are some photos to show you.

(C) And Then All I Thought About Was You

It is called an explosion box, because it opens up and there are so many layers, these are lovely and one of the things I am most proud off. Here is a picture of it opened up.

(C) 2010 And Then All I Thought About Was You

This is the box opened up. There are lots of different places for photos as there are three layers in the box.

So there you go some things that I am really good at, and am very proud off. I hope that you like them.

This post is for the writing workshop over at Sleep is for the Weak.

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22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. peabee72
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 10:06:13

    WOW! What a talented lady! These are fantastic….and all so different.

    Well done you x

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  2. snafflesmummy
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 10:13:03

    wow, so talented, you should do posts like these more often, if you cant boast on your onw blog then where can you?
    Well done you.

    Reply

  3. MrsW
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 10:23:10

    These are lovely Kerry and that Memory Jar is a fabulous idea – I especially think so now I have three and can’t remember who did what…. let alone when!

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  4. TheMadHouse
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 11:29:44

    I Love the box and the jar, so, so clever. You have been hiding your light there lady.

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  5. newdaynewlesson
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 19:28:24

    I love scrapbooking as well! Youa re very talented!

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  6. Josie @Sleep is for the Weak
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 21:23:04

    Oh wow these are gorgeous! You should definitely share your work more on here – you should be very proud of your talent and I would love to see more!

    x

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  7. Crystal Jigsaw
    Mar 18, 2010 @ 22:45:29

    You really shouldn’t be nervous, they are fantastic. I wish I was as creative as you. Do you have your items in a craft fair, or on a craft site perhaps?

    CJ xx

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    • andthenallithoughtaboutwasyou
      Mar 18, 2010 @ 22:47:45

      Thank you, I really am blushing over here with all the lovely comments.

      No I don’t have them on craft sites, it is something that Mr L tells me to do regularly, but I have always been a bit nervous. I think I will have to look into a bit more maybe. xx

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  8. Louise @ WeeWifie's World
    Mar 19, 2010 @ 00:02:12

    Do you sell these then to friends etc/give them as gifts?

    They’re so lovely! Well done you, so you should be proud! They’re awesome!

    Reply

  9. Sarah V.
    Mar 19, 2010 @ 06:25:25

    I have no talent whatsoever for crafts and am very impressed by this stuff! Yes, I agree with Mr L that you should start a business. 😉

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  10. Karen @ If I Could Escape . . .
    Mar 19, 2010 @ 19:36:33

    Wow! Those are gorgeous! You are very talented, indeed.

    Reply

  11. Livi
    Mar 19, 2010 @ 19:49:54

    wow, they’re all beautiful! I agree with your husband, I’d buy stuff from you!

    Reply

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