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Monday, May 30, 2011

My Next BLUEROBOT Part Two

Well the other day when I posted part one HERE
of this project how many of you thought
It was finished ?
Well I am here today to show you Part TWO.
I thought I would show you in youtube
(photo's did not do it justice )
It was inspired by many exploding boxes seen on
the internet ALSO inspired by Easel cards as well
which is what i used for the back and sides on the inside
of the box

Here is one one explosion box that did inspire me to
think out side the box Bug junkie barn explosion box

Please be sure to tell me what you think

Saturday, May 28, 2011

My Next BLUEROBOT Part one

This is another project I am working on at the moment.
Not finished yet but i can show you him so far.
Pattern is made by me. this time so far is cut all
by hand and scored with the martha score board
He sits just over 7" tall.

His outer eyes are made using the cups after eating
my chocolates (yummy)
His mouth is keys of a mobile phone

The embossed bit on tummy is a pepsi can.
And speaker button below the embossing is
also from the mobile phone

Check out
(i think it is worth it )

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Silver wobblebot

Still having fun with the everyday pop up robot this
time again i put it on an action wobble.
Used the gears cuttlebug embossing folder and the
robot border punch . The embossing was done on
the inside of a pepsi can

Monday, May 23, 2011

When things don't work

Any one out there have the EVERYDAY POP UP
cartridge and tried the robot popup I would love
to hear if you have had success with it.
CAUSE I did not After pushing and shoving it
making it pulling apart 3 times
I pulled the robot off the card altogether and turned it
into a 3D Robot .
(looking at the robot it seems to me that the middle brace
is too small OR is it just me? )

So here is my 3D robot looking a bit battered but i like him

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Shadow of a robot

I got my everyday pop up cartridges and the first cutting
from it was this ROBOT (hmm wonder why?)
I mounted him on the card with an action wobble
and put googly eyes on it .

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Two Little Mittens I made my mittens

I love gadgets I hate hand knitting
But with this knitting machine I now love
knitting. It makes knitting soo quick and easy
THIS is what I got for Mothers day.

Instructions say start just practising knitting squares
to get to know the machine YAH RIGHT
I went straight into making something.
One problem i do have is I can not read
patterns so to watch youtubeMITTENS and learn how to make
these wonderful mittens was a great way to make them.
Here is my first ever things i have made on my machine

Monday, May 16, 2011

Challenge #59 Check this out

The challenge this week is Check it Out!
you need to use checks of some type on your card/project.
It could be checked designer paper, ribbon, embossing folders etc.

All you have to do is create a card/project and
upload it to your blog and/or to your online
Gallery using the keyword Alota59. Don't forget to go to ALOTA BLOG
and link it on Inlinkz so that everyone else can see it too.

Link\You have til the 31st May to complete this challenge,
you can enter as many entries as you wish
for a better chance of winning!!!

Here is the prize you can win from Alota Rubber Stamps:

Here is a card i made to inspire you to join

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Hot Air Balloon (ecraft cut and cuttlebug embossed)

Over the years I have made many 3D
hot air balloons (cutting all pieces by hand)
The next test for scal and ecraft machine was to
cut the balloon parts out for me .
This sure did make making these balloons a whole
lot easier. So before making up the balloon i ran all
the parts through the cuttlebug embossing folders.
Used the cricut paper dolls and gypsy to cut the people
for the basket.
It stands 8 1/2" tall.

Made the pattern up in inkscape and cut using scal
and ecraft machine.

Be sure to tell me what you think.

Sunday, May 08, 2011


I wanted to try another sort of cut on
the ecraft machine. So when my son came
out to me 3 hours ago and asked for a starwars
card. (and wanted it before he left to go out
in 5 hours time)
I thought OK this will be a great test for the machine
and i have to say it passed the test.
This card is made using inkscape to make the pattern
then imported into sure cuts a lot and then cut on
the Ecraft machine.
(if I was to cut again I would
get the machine to do the pen work (not happy with my
pen work) )

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Alota Rubber Stamps Challenge Number 58.

Alota Rubber Stamps
Challenge Number 58.

This time I thought we would have the topic
off MayDay (RED and WHITE).
When i think of May Day I think of the colours
RED and WHITE so I thought that would be a great
challenge. Make a card or project with the main colours
of Red and White (you can have other colours as well)

Make the card /project and uploaded to you gallery
or blog Using the Key word off Alota58 and
Go to ALota Blog and link it to Inlinkz so everyone
else can see it too.

Have fun you have till 15th May 2011.
Enter as many times as you like for a bigger chance to
win a wonderful prize from ALOTA Rubber Stamps

Here is a card i made to inspire you
(I put the bugs hugging on an action wobble)