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Hiya, I'm a Mum (of 6) who loves paper, ribbons, buttons, stamps.....ink, paint, dies......in fact anything crafty lol and I share my work space ( and stash!) with my 15 year old daughter, Rebecca. Please leave a comment if you call so I know you've been, I would love to visit you back and please become a follower if you like what you see. Thanks for popping by.........
'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Add some Metal with Crafty Calendar!

Morning friends........hope you're all well!
Another cold, damp & dreary day here on the Yorkshire Coast so don't
 think I'll be venturing out........I think maybe a nice, lazy craft-ernoon
 is called for.....once Miss Rebecca gets herself out of bed, that is!
So today being the st Saturday of the month means a new challenge at
where the theme this time is ADD SOME METAL!
Our sponsor this month is our lovely Kimberley who is offering a gift
certificate to any online store!!! 
I made a book cover this time......this is for my son Cam & so 
embellishments had to be kept to a minimum lol. My added metal is the
little cameo & was gonna be the rings I ordered to hold the book pages
 together only they didn't arrive in time!!
Rightio, that's me for today......off to do a few jobs before craft 
time....thanks for calling!
xx

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challenges
anything goes at 613 Avenue Create
anything but a card at Crafty Boots
anything but a card at Crafts 4 Eternity
dream on at Quoth the Raven

22 comments:

  1. Fabulous book cover Jo love the detail.
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  2. This is lovely Jo, you have captured the vintage era perfectly and Edgar Poe looks suitable impressed!! xx

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  3. Great layout, definitely in the style of steampunk. Thank you for sharing you work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  4. A fabulous book cover Jo. Hope you enjoyed your crafter-noon. Carol x

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  5. This is fabulous Jo, such a great design.
    I hope you are having a good weekend.
    hugs Sue xx

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  6. Brilliant Poe creation Jo I like all the detail
    Kevin xx

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  7. Hi, Jo, nice to see you over at the Quoth the Raven challenge this month! Love your book cover featuring Mr. Poe! I know you son will love it. Great detail, especially with the metal elements. Thanks for participating in the challenge! Kay from the QTR Design Team

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  8. Love your take on "Dream On" this month at Quoth the Raven! I think all your elements are spot on for a Poe dream! Love the metal! Thanks for sharing with us this month at Quoth the Raven and hope to see you next month! ~Nanette, DT~

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  9. Great book cover. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

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  10. This is fabulous Jo your so creative xx

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  11. This is awesome Jo., you have such talent.
    Hugs Cathy xxx

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  12. Lovely creation and super elements on there. Gorgeous metal frame to surround our wonderful Mr Poe :-D
    Thank you for coming over to play along at QUOTH THE RAVEN :-D

    IKE xx

    QTR DT

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  13. Oh this is gorgeous Jo… what a fab layout and design… I love the vintage image and the wonderful cogs and cameo.. everything has come together perfectly! :-)
    Hope you have a lovely Sunday!
    Big Hugs Sue B xx

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  14. This is gorgeous Jo love the look I could never do anything like this so clever
    Bettyxxx

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  15. A great book cover Jo, love the vintage style.
    Lorraine

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  16. A brilliant book cover Jo, lots of fabulous details.
    Pauline
    x

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  17. Your son will love this book cover Jo - its beautifully put together and looks very stylish - Michelle x

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  18. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining in with our anything but a card challenge at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

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  19. oooow that is soooo Poe! :D XXX

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  20. Gorgeous work! I love all the different elements to this, and how you've framed Poe so perfectly. Thank you for playing along with us at QTR

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  21. Congratulations on being the Quoth the Raven Winner for this challenge, Jo! I am not at all surprised!!

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