15 January, 2015

Hearts and Flowers Duo

Hello

Happy New Year!

Gosh, it's been a while since we popped by to post some of our Funky Hand makes, hasn't it?  We will try and be better now the festivities are over. 

 Lets face it, we could probably all do with a bit of creative inspiration to get us crafting again -  I'm always relieved to put away the most Christmassy stuff, and I'm desperate to craft something different I seem to have forgotten how to make anything without baubles, trees, snowflakes stockings ........ but maybe that's just me......

Anyway, I needed a little gift box to put a birthday present in, so I made  a little pillow box and matching birthday card using the 
Would you believe that when I went to save my photos I discovered that I'd never made anything with these designs before?  So even after several years of designing with Fabulous Funky Hand I can still find "new" treasures.  This is a little tip for you too - pop across to the shop and see what's there that you've missed - it might be just the kick-start you need to get crafting
I started by printing the main design on one side of a sheet of A4 card and another on the other side - so that both the inside and outside of the finished box would look pretty.  Then I resized and printed a selection of the designs on both sides of another sheet of card so that I had plenty of choice for the trimming the box and making the birthday card


As you can see, I put lots of dies and punches to work making these, then I raided my embellishment stash to find matching net, ribbon, gems and pearls to finish it off


The colours were such a refreshing change to use after all the festive ones that I really felt energised and ready to do some more crafting.  I've been busy exploring and printing off more papers from the various downloads and CDs and wading through my Pinterest boards for all those ideas "saved to try later"!

Here are the card and box together in one last really dreadful photo - I really should learn to check the images to make sure I have good photos before putting the things in the post! Ah well, such is life

Come back soon for more Funky Hand Crafting - and if you've been using Funky Hand goodies in your own crafting, we'd really love to see so leave us a link so we can pop by.


31 December, 2014

Everything for £1.00 MEGA SALE !


I've decided to celebrate the end of 2014 by having a MEGA SALE over on the Funky Hand website.  Everything on there just £1.00


Grab any backing paper download collectionsCraft CDsOur Betty stampsribbon, buttons, twinepaper packsCard Candi..oh heck anything you can find on the website and is in stock you can have for £1.00.  Be quick though things are selling out as I'm writing this !  If there is anything left it will be in the sale until 6pm on Sunday 4th January.  www.funkyhand.com

Hope to see you over there grabbing a bargain.

Happy New Year.
Anice xx

Funky Seasons





Good Morning- hope you have all recovered from Christmas and are now ready for New Year
It's an ideal time of the year for sending some thank you cards and this one was made from the fabby Funky Seasons CD as was the gift bag- simply print and cut out and add a  couple of bits of tape and the bag is ready- how easy is that, the alpha letter are from the CD too- why not go and grab a bargain at only £1, yes I said £1 for the Cd while stocks last
Have a great New Year
AllisonX

26 December, 2014

Forgotten Funkies - Winter Wedding


Good Morning everyone!!!

Its the time of month again for our 'Forgotten Funkies showcase!!! and each month our fabulous Funkettes will be here on our blog showing off some new makes with our older downloads and CD Roms. 

Today's showcase is centred all around the gorgeously funky and fabulously festive Winter Wedding Download. Just look at this amazing collection of different backing papers and two wordbooks  included. 

There is nothing like a beautiful winter wedding. We have created this craft backing paper collection in chilly colours to reflect the brilliance of this season. The Winter Wedding craft backing paper download has the cool colours dark blue, mid blue, pale blue, blue white and lilac as it's design palette to evoke the feeling of that season. All the backing papers work perfectly together and as well as using them for creating Wedding or anniversary cards they can be very easily used for lots of other craft projects and handmade cards. These backing papers are very versatile and we are sure they will be on the top of the mat in your crafting space regularly. Why not download them? You 'snow' you want to! Take a look at the gallery to see the different card designs the Funky Hand Design Team created using this collection in the gallery over in the shop and some more recent makes below....

this download is most definitely too good to be forgotten!!!


Winter Wedding

Oh and don't forget!!! ALL the Funky Hand CDs are still priced at just £1.00 each over on the website www.funkyhand.com 

So that's enough of my wafflies - you want to see what our gorgeous girls have come up with don't you? ok, ok here they are, for more pictures and make details please pop in on their personal blogs by clicking on their names.......


Lou.

20 December, 2014

Gift wrapping

Hi all,

It's Debbie here,a few days later than expected, but better late than never I guess. 
Well are you all organised? I've a couple of cards to finish, so late this year and pressies to wrap.
On the subject of wrapping, I'm always striving to wrap presents up better and if there is a short cut, I'm there...... Here's a step by step on a pillow box I made this week using Anice's Twelve Crafters Crafting cd-rom

There are always new people starting out who may not know how to put one together, so bear with me if you already know.


I chose a backing paper from the cd-rom,then clicked and dragged the template across and printed it out:

The dashes at the sides are for scoring and folding once you've cut the template out.


Fold it in half, flatten it and glue the tab
 Here is the finished pillow box. If I can make 1 anyone can do it. I just added a wooden bell embellishment, but you can add whatever you want.

Why not share some of your Funkyhand makes or views with us either by leaving a link below in the comments or on our Facebook page.


Hugs Debbie x

06 December, 2014

Marleen DT - Sneak peak of new image

Hi everyone..

Its time for my monthly inspiration post for

Today I have a sneak preview of a new image to show you.
She is called "Rainy day Georgie" and you can find her in the STORE very soon..

Ive used the papers from the Rainbow stripy download as well as the Rainbow polkadots downlaod.

Here is what Ive made:



To make this card, Ive mattet and layered my papers. I then printed out Georgie and coloured with promarkers. After colouring, I covered the image with doublesided sticky sheet and dipped the image into a big tub of micro glass beads. I finished with a sentiment and a brad.

And that is all from me for today.
Thank you for popping by and for any comments left behind.


03 December, 2014

Have a paw-fect christmas!!

Morning everyone!!

Lou in with a little make for you today. I made 10 of these little cards for my friend who is an absolute hero at our local RSPCA  branch. They are having a craft fair day on the 13th December so I am hoping to get a few more makes in!!

The papers in the T Dawg wordbook download are just so paw-fect for cute pet themed cards, I love them. I printed them out at half size so none of that cute bone detail was missed on the little stocking!

I think that the Kendrick Kat Wordbook is going to get the same use this week for some more with a kitty theme!! he he he!!

I would love to make a whole stack more of these as a thank you for my gorgeous little Dasher who we rescued from the local RSPCA kennels and we are picking him up today!

Thank you for popping in
hugs Lou xxx