Tuesday, 31 January 2017

New Challenge at Try it on Tuesday

Welcome to Jumbled Crafts and thank you for calling in. I am sure some of you will be here to see what the latest challenge is at Try it on Tuesday. Always exciting every two weeks when we start a new challenge. Lots of inspiration by the team as well if you visit TIOT.  The theme this time is Hearts and Flowers.


I made something to give to Vic on Valentine's Day


Inside it will have real seed packets when I find out which ones he would like this year. We always get lots of seed catalogues in the post and he orders lots of seeds from them so I will pay for them this time.


Good old Amazon envelope with the sides cut off to make a folder shape

Covered with some of the beautiful papers from this book my daughter gave to me when she gave up paper crafting. That's about it really except for using a couple of envelopes to make pockets and some pictures of seed packets.

Have fun with the challenge

Love Chrissie xx

17 comments:

  1. This is a fantastic project and a great gift idea. I think Vic will be delighted to get this on Valentines Day with the seeds you choose.
    Yvonne xx

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  2. A brilliant idea for your Valentines present! Your gifted papers add a touch of luxury too! Hugs, Chrisx

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  3. Wonderful folder, and I love the idea of seeds in it, great present. Just got back from doc number 2 today, now I need some feet up time, Hugs, Valerie!

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  4. What an incredible idea and practical gift to give Vic for Valentine's Day. And the idea of recycling the old mailer is brilliant. You come up with the BEST recycling projects!

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  5. Wow. This is superb idea and so beautiful.

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  6. A wonderful card and clever made folder! Great idea for a gift with the seeds!
    oxo Susi

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  7. What a great gift idea Chrissie! Love every single detail. Warm hugs!

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  8. This is wonderful - what a fabulous present, he will love it! xxx

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  9. What a lovely gift- so romantic.

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  10. What a lovely idea and it will be lovely to see the flowers evolve from seeds into flowers. It's great to see how your project was created, it's fabulous. Happy crafting, Sandra x

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  11. A lovely project Chrissie and such a lovely idea, Vic will love it. A great piece of recycling too.
    Avril xx

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  12. What a fabulous (and useful) idea Chrissie - a lovely way to store the seeds.
    Lets hope we have some nice weather this year with just the right amount of rain.
    Gill x

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  13. A great idea to make this fantastic gift for Valentine's Day, Chrissie! A super recycling project.
    Mar xx

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  14. I must say that is a great Valentine. I would love one like that, and the soft spring ground to plant them. :) Have a super new month Chrissie. Hugs-Erika

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  15. A beautiful Valentine gift and a great idea - he'll love it.
    xxx Hazel.

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  16. This is a gorgeous make Chrissie, and also the perfect Valentine present xx

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.