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Friday, 7 June 2013

The Hobby House - My Introduction

Good morning Blogger friends...

Today over on The Hobby House Blog it's my introduction day.

Still can't believe that Jill and Kate have invited me onto this fabulous new design team. I'm so thrilled! The Hobby House has gorgeous products and I can't wait to inspire you with them.

Over the last few weeks the design team have all been introduced to you. I'm the last. If you've missed the introductions then you can find them on The Hobby House Blog. All the girls are amazingly talented so why not pop on over to their blogs for some inspiration and to see some beautiful projects.

This is one of  three pieces that I made for the DT call.

I made a book card which I've never done before and it was inspired by the lovely Jenny, who also happened to be invited onto the team!


I really enjoyed making this and found a tutorial on youtube. I love that you can find so many helpful tutorials on so many different things.

These book cards make such lovely gifts and I'll definitely be making more and filling them with goodies to give as presents.


The beauty of working with The Hobby House toppers is that you can make your project in a fraction of the time because there's no colouring involved. Great for the busy times and they give such a professional look.

Jill at The Hobby House also has all the matching embellishments from ribbons, brads, pearls and sparklers to gorgeous mulberry flowers. You just know that everything is going to come together beautifully.



Hobby House products used :-

Wee Card Toppers - Bluebell Wood
Hobby House Pearls - Ivory Silk 5mm
Hobby House Sparklers - Rhinestone Chocolate Crystal
Hobby House Mat & Layer Kit - Bluebell Wood
Hobby House Flourishes - Pearl Border Flourish (under butterfly)

The papers are Maja 8th & 10th April and the dies used are Joy Crafts Leaves, DooHickey Leaf and a Woodware butterfly punch.


Don't forget that The Hobby House now has a challenge blog and this month sees our first challenge which is an easy Anything Goes. The first prize picked by randon org is a massive £25 Hobby House Voucher (excludes postage) and the top 3 will hand picked.

I would like to enter my book card into the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks - Flowers
Bearly Mine - Dies or Punches
Creative Card Crew - Dies / Punches
Wild Orchid - Lots of Layers
Woopsidaisy - Shabby Chic or Vintage
ABC Challenge - O is for Open
Natalie and Amy - Fantasy

Hope you can join us.

Happy Crafting

Hugs, 
Janine xx





17 comments:

amanda stokes said...

Hi Janine,
Gorgeous card, love the image and all your lovely details :)

Pami said...

Gorgeous piece of work Janine! Pami x

Lorraine said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Janine. The image is so pretty and I love the design and all the embellies.
Lorraine x

Daisychain said...

Thank you for joining us this week at Whoopsi Daisy with such a beautiful card. Hope to see you next week. Hugs Christine x

downrightcrafty said...

a gorgeous piece loved it when I first saw it and the photos although great do not do this wonderful piece justice
Hugs Kate xx

Cheryl Hartmann said...

Just stunning! Beautiful image and coloring and fab design! Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew!

coops said...

so stunning janine.really gorgeous image and I love your beautiful colours and design :D

xx coops xx

Angelique said...

Gorgeous. Lovely image and so beautiful coloured. Love the embellies. Fabulous creation.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Card Crew

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Sheena said...

Gorgeous book card, I love your layout and all the details!

Thank you for joining the challenge with the Creative Card Crew!

Sheena
xxx

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing our flowers challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, nicely done! And congrats on your new dt...you are so talented. Please come back lots...woweee!

Kym Upshaw said...

This is a stunning creation which fits perfectly the Bearly Mine Designs Challenge this week of “dies and/or punches”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)

Maria Rud said...

Janine, this is lovely. Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

Tamie said...

Oh my goodness! I love, love, love these colors, the box you made, the layout, design and all of those yummy flowers. Incredible image too. Thank you for sharing your flowers with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Sharon said...

This is fabulous Janine. I love the soft colours and the design and embellishments are gorgeous.
Congratulations on joining the The Hobby House. I didn't realise they were situated so close to me. Did you go to the Stamp Magic show yesterday. I had a long browse at their stand. I am now going to enter their first challenge.
Hugs Sharon x

Denise @ kc242 said...

Wow what a fabulous project! Love all of your details. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the Creative Card Crew.
Denise

Lori said...

All I can say is "WOW!" This is an amazingly gorgeous book card! Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our "Flowers" challenge!

Marjorie said...

Wow! Just stunning Janine..
Hugs,
Marjorie xx