Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Color crush planner giveaway!!

Hey guys!

I'm giving away a color crush planner and goodies on my YouTube so go check it out for all the details...



Saturday, November 28, 2015

Planner society nov kit,new planner and a giveaway sneak peak!!

Hey guys!

I made a quick video last night of my planner society november kit unboxing and also I show my new planner and a sneak peak of a giveaway goody-I am gathering goodies for a giveaway as I am almost at 300 subscribers on YouTube!! Which is so awesome...

Photo from my new instagram pieces_by_aideen

Here's the video-check it out:

Hugs xo

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Life Designer Planner & updates!

Hello all,

I recently won this cute Life Designer Planner over on their instagram page @lifedesignerplanner and today I made a quick video walk thru of the planner and all of it's features. Planners are HUGE right now so I was so happy to win this one and I really like the style of it!

I also recently created an Instagram page for all my crafty photos and fun extras that I may not blog but I share photos over there so if you are on Instagram I would love you to follow along @pieces_by_aideen

Over on my YouTube channel I am almost at 300 subscribers which is so cool-I will do a giveaway when I do hit the 300 so pop over and subscribe and keep an eye out for a GIVEAWAY video soon....

Here is the video of my first look and walk thru of my life designer planner:

Thanks for visiting and I hope you are all keeping well-my littlest baby is now 6 weeks....time just flies....

Aideen xo

Friday, September 25, 2015

Graphic 45s September Challenge-my entry!!

Hey guys...

So things have been hectic the past few months as I have been preparing for baby #3!! She is due next week and I just cannot wait :)

Today.. I want to share with you all my entry for the Graphic 45 September challenge.

This is my piece:

I have a video here to tell you all about what I did to make this book box Halloween display. The Graphic 45 papers I used were scraps from last years projects-the paper lines were an eerie tale and steampunk spells.

If you can-I would love you to pop over to the Graphic 45 Facebook page and give my entry a 'like' HERE voting closes Sept 30th

Thanks for visiting today,

Aideen x

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

meanwhile over on our other blog..... guesting on Janette Lanes blog!!!

Hello lovelies,

Today is another fun #ealmakes post-did you get to see Emilys post yesterday?? We are guest posting on the lovely Janette Lanes blog HERE and it's all about pocket letters-we have posted on these already HERE if you want to know all about them and the fun snail mail revolution going on worldwide at the moment.

So for our guest posts.... yesterday Emily posted all about what kind of goodies to include in your pocket letters which is a handy guide to have check that out HERE

And today I am showing you wrapping and packaging ideas so check out my guest post below:

Wrapping and packaging ideas for your pretty pocket letters

Aideen Fallon from Emily and Aideen loves blog

Hello lovelies, Aideen here from emilyandaideenloves-my bestie and bloggy partner Emily popped by yesterday and gave our blog a lovely little intro! Do drop by and say hello to us....

  Like Emily, I too am pretty new to pocket letters but am already loving this fun new snail mail trend. Today, I am going to show you some ideas for wrapping and packaging your pocket letters and hopefully give you some ideas-here is just one that I share:

I put together a video to show you all my ideas  and to tell you exactly what I have done, so please do check it out!!

Thanks so much for checking out my guest post here on the wonderful Janette Lane blog and a HUGE thanks again to 
Janette from both Emily and myself.

Aideen xoxo

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

All about pocket letters! + VIDEO

Hey guys!

Have you heard of pocket letters?? Have you been pocket-lettering?? If you want an intro into this fun new snail mail revolution check out this post HERE over on my other blog with my bestie Emily.

Here are a few pocket letters I have made and if you scroll down to the end of this post there is a video :) so check it out....

You dont just have to use trading card pocket pages-heres one I  made with a project life page protector and I loved how it turned out

I really like doing travel and airmail themed pocket letters too-perfect for letters that are going travelling a long way

And a Gorjuss letter...

Heres my video, enjoy!!

Also theres going to be some SUPER fun pocket letter posts over on emilyandaideenloves blog next week so keep an eye out for those!!

Aideen x

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

CreatewithKates's new crafty corner, TandiArts fairy class and goodies!! +VIDEO

Hey guys,

This past weekend I got to go to a fun crafty class which took place in CreateWithKates new crafty corner and shop-visit the website at where you can see what goodies Kate has in her store. (Video at the end of this post shows everything I made and bought!).

The class that I took was hosted by the talented and lovely Sylwia from Tandiart-look her up on Facebook, Instagram, blogger and also YouTube for loads of inspiration-her style is fun, bright and cheerful.... I couldn't wait to take this class as I was already familiar with Tandiart fairies and how cute they are-I already have one of Sylwias pieces up in my craftroom and she sells all kinds of goodness in her Etsy shop HERE.

I set off Saturday morning from Galway and was up in Kates crafty studio in just over an hour-it is in Mayo so not too far from me which was awesome. The studio is just so cute and I couldn't wait to take a look inside....

The inside did not disappoint!! Check out all of the crafty goodness-everything is so pretty and organised so it was so much fun looking around at it all. Kate also has loads of handmade pieces around the shop which show how different products have been used which is perfect for inspiration.

Our class kit came beautifully packaged with a little fairy photo on each bag!

Here are the contents of our kit bag, the wooden fairy house, papers, chipboard embellies, ribbon, flowers, pearls, buttons and an amazing TandArt print-we each got a different print which was such a nice touch.

First up we made our fairy houses and heres mine at a few stages papering... washi taping.... painting... stamping.... adding cute chipboard embellies from class sponsor scrapiniec HERE And then we each had to add out little fairies! 

And here is my completed house and also part 2 of our class which was making the card you can see in the pic!

And here is the picture we took outside of everyones houses-we all wanted our own little fairy village after seeing them all together looking so cute!

I had ordered this fabulous leather cuff style bracelet from Sylwias Tandiart facebook page HERE before the class so she brought it there for me and its just so pretty-as a lover of photos it's just perfect for me.

And is the video all about the day and I also share my purchases from the shop,

Thanks for popping by.... Aideen xo