Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Halloween 2012

Well this year was a very small Halloween.  No Halloween parties.  However, I did get dressed (a little) for work & to hand out candies... we had 126 trick or treaters.
Where's Waldo?  Où est Charlie?

Saturday, 27 October 2012

More card-making class projects

These are the 2 cards we made this week.  A baby card and a lollipop

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Special project class 1

Today was 'Halloween' themed.  1 small gift box & 1 multiple fold card

Saturday, 13 October 2012

Card-making

I have been taking some card-making classes during my lunch-hour at work. Here are some pics of those I've made and still haven't given away. Didn't think of taking pictures of them all before.











Card making class is finished for now.  Next week is 4 weeks of  'special projects' made out of paper, no idea what that'll be about and then it will be followed by 4 weeks of Christmas cards.  Costs $10 for 4 lunch-hours (2 cards per class) and all material is supplied.

Friday, 5 October 2012

Halloween craft 2012

One day I'll have a Harry Potter Halloween party, so meanwhile I'm trying to craft some things that might be used for that party but also right now.
Here's my Platform 9 3/4 sign for the Hogwart's Express.
Bought a wooden plaque from the dollarstore.  Put some Gesso on it (paint that you put on wood so that the other paint doesn't sink in the wood).  Then I traced the letters & the circle on the plaque.  Mixed some red & black acrylic paint (to give the brick-red hue) and did the background, being careful not to paint over my traced letters.  After that I painted all the beige parts (mix of gold & white) and afterwards traced with the black paint.  Since I'm no good at tracing the circle isn't as round as what I'd drawn but hey, it still works ;)

Got the idea from here:
http://www.amazon.com/Harry-Potter-Hogwarts-Express-Platform/dp/B000QH0EXK

Here's mine :