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Welcome to Sandra's Blog my escape is card making l took it up in 2007 after l retired from the Civil Service l am recently Widowed have 3 children all grown up and flown the nest Four grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy and Mila they keep me on my toes l adore then but it's always nice when they go home....lol l like making my own cards and enjoy the challenges it provides Sandra H xxx

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Anything but a card!!

Hello fellow crafters 
Hope all is well
Todays weather is a little brighter with the sun
Popping in and out no rain and not so cold
Thank you for popping by
l'd like to share my Pen/Pencil holder where l got the idea from Jo
Here


Simply used empty gravy containers 
Add some designer papers and stick together with quality glue
Add ribbon/pens/pencils and this is the finished item
Challenges
Allsorts...anything-but-a-card...allsortschallenge-anything-but-card.
 Craftingmusketeers...anything-but-a-card...craftingmusketeers-anything-but.
The crafting cafe...not a card...thecraftingcafenovember-challenge-not-card.html
 Thank you for your time and your comments which are always apprecitated
Hope you enjoy your day xx

31 comments:

  1. Such a fantastic idea Sandra ! It looks great, love it ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  2. Wonderful recycling and use of your snippets Sandra, this looks fabulous. Carol x

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  3. Great project Sandra, looks good with all your pens and pencils in.

    Pat xx

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  4. Hello Sandra,

    What a brilliant idea, it's wonderful, all tied together with a brilliant bow.

    luv
    iarene
    xxxx

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  5. Stunning sweetie :0)) hugs Pops x x x

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  6. Clever idea Sandra! Useful and pretty,
    Hugs Blankina

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  7. Wow, what great idea, love it!
    Helen x

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  8. How very clever Sandra, it looks fabulous and very, very organised.

    Kath x

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  9. Sandra, this is gorgeous! I love all that color - it's yummy.

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  10. Sandra, this is such a fantastic project! Organization is so important and this is such a beautiful way to store pens and pencils. Don't you love when practical can be pretty?! Gorgeous work as always, my friend! Have a happy day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  11. Fantastic project Sandra what a great idea ...xx
    aNNie xx
    The Journey is the Start

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  12. Ohh I like this Sandra, useful and pretty!!

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  13. Wow I love this dearie.Great storage too.Jo will be over the moon that she inspired you.Hugsx

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  14. This is amazing Sandra, love the papers you've used great colour theme too
    Have a lovely day
    Hugs & Kindest Regards
    Bridget :) x

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  15. What a great idea for pen storage Sandra, it's perfect for our theme this week.

    Thanks so sharing your lovely creation with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

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  16. Looks fab , thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers this month , Fran (DT) xx

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  17. Terrific idea Sandra! Functional yet also looks so pretty - a delight to have on your desk for sure. Tee, hee - that was a lot of grave granules :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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    1. It's sure was and l normally used the powder....lol xx

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  18. Brilliant Sandra! There's a Not a card challenge over at The Crafting Cafe this month if you fancy playing along!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  19. Thank you l have done just that xx

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  20. Brilliant idea, Sandra. I think I'm going to have to start making and eating a lot more gravy because I'd love to make this to store my pens and pencils in too. So much tidier and more accessible than the boxes I use now. Thanks for sharing. Elizabeth xx

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  21. What a fabulous idea, love it.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  22. Very clever storage idea!

    Warm hugs
    Maarit

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  23. What a fabulous idea, and sooooo pretty! I will have to remember this!! Thank you for joining in with the challenge at The Crafting Café. Sammy-x

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  24. Thanks for sharing your fantastic project in our Not A Card challenge at The Crafting Cafe this month.
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  25. Love this Sandra, so glad I inspired you lol! They're so quick & easy to make aren't they, and they look so nice on our desks too.....love it!
    hugs Jo x

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  26. Great piece of upcycling :)

    Thanks for joining in the 'not a card' challenge this month at The Crafting Cafe, and good luck!

    Neil

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  27. Beautiful and so useful. Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Cafe! Amanda x

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