Saturday, 16 June 2012

Something that moves.............

A very quick post as we're off to our Stampin Up Extravaganza Day today with the lovely Jenny Moors - if you click on her link you can go and see some of the amazing things she makes.  She works us very, very hard til we're almost crafted out (but it's so worth it!!!) and then I've got to scoot off to feed between 70 and 80 villagers at our annual Neighbourhood Watch BBQ - can just imagine how I'll feel when I eventually get home!!!

Anyhow, onto important things.  At our club night on Wednesday we had to make a "card that moves".............. Anne took artistic license with this and produced a card with a bicycle on it!!!  Cheeky...... lol

A very fuzzy close up of the bobbin - sorry!!!
At the Creativity day Jill and I went to the other Friday someone mentioned about making penny sliders and how they stick more often than not but had heard an amazing trick......... go to your local Poundland and pick up a pack of 20 plastic bobbins (the type you use in your sewing machine) and you have got your ready made mechanism already - brilliant or what?  Anyway I thought I'd give it a go and it really does work - the spinner moves round at a rate of knots and also spins as it's going - no mean feat.  For this card I've used papers from my stash and cut out the main circle with my EK Success circle cutter stopping just short of cutting all through (leaving about an inch or a bit more).  The stamped image on the spinner is from the Papermania Urban Botanical Prints stamp set and I've punched out the butterfly from the backing paper using my EK Success 3 stage butterfly punch.  Sentiment and punch for it is Stampin up.  Ribbon and gems from my stash.

Thanks for stopping by - as soon as I've recovered I will tell you all about our day tomorrow and then will be back with my card for the new blog challenge Addicted to Stamping.

Have a great weekend - don't get blown awayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!! lol


  1. I hope you have a wonderful time at your Extravaganza Day! I also hope you will take lots of photos :)

  2. That sound's like a great tip for the slider cards - will have to give it a go.
    Your moving card is lovely - Jacqueline xx

  3. oh gosh do hope your in one piece by the time you get in, although does sound super exciting have a lovely time and yes agree with Kylie photos would be great if you find any time that is
    Hugs Kate x

  4. What an exciting day! Have a wonderful time!

  5. This is definitely something that moves on the card and it looks brilliant. Amazing what can be found in Poundland - will have to keep a lookout for these bobbins. Hope your BBQ is a success and you don't freeze or get blown away. Brilliant day today.


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