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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:

Catherine said...

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

Carol said...

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

Pat said...

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

Pat xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a fab idea, looks so pretty

Irene said...

Hello Sandra,

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

luv
iarene
xxxx

Pop's Cards said...

Stunning sweetie :0)) hugs Pops x x x

Blankina said...

Clever idea Sandra! Useful and pretty,
Hugs Blankina

Anonymous said...

Wow, what great idea, love it!
Helen x

Kathleen said...

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

Kath x

Anita said...

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

Karen said...

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

aussie aNNie said...

Fantastic project Sandra what a great idea ...xx
aNNie xx
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pinky said...

Ohh I like this Sandra, useful and pretty!!

Debbie said...

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

Bridget Curnow said...

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

brenda said...

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

Fran said...

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

Di said...

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

Sandra H said...

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

Jacee said...

Fantastic!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Dawn Lancaster said...

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

Sandra H said...

Thank you l have done just that xx

Elizabeth said...

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

Sue said...

What a fabulous idea, love it.

Hugs
Sue

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Very clever storage idea!

Warm hugs
Maarit

Sammy said...

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

Dawn Lancaster said...

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

Jo said...

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

perfectly4med said...

Great piece of upcycling :)

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

Neil

Amanda Curtin said...

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

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