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Sunday, March 29, 2015

My crafting desk

Hey guys,

I hope you are liking my new look blog and what's so cool is that I got my 1,000th lovely comment on my last post!!! I love reading the comments and am delighted to have 1,000 :)

So today I am sharing my craft desk-my desk is actually a large piece of lovely walnut kitchen counter that was left over when my parents did up their kitchen-my hubby is a carpenter so he had put together their kitchen and dad gave him the left over piece.


It's really nice and in my house all of our doors and wood floors are walnut so it matches perfectly. The desk as we know call it :) is about 7 foot long so you can see in the pic it can fit plenty of my crafty bits and bobs!! I also keep some makes I have received on the desk as inspiration but I also have shelves above the desk (not in pic) where I display more of the lovely things I have gotten in swaps.

I keep all my smash* books and notebooks and most used goodies on the desk for easy usage-like you can see my WASHI tape holder, little jars of embellies etc

My storage area then is a wardrobe in the room-the room is actually meant as a bedroom but with two kids and myself we took it over as a playroom/craftroom. 

If you would like to see more of my crafty space or a video maybe when I finish tidying the storage section-I NEED a trip to ikea :) let me know in the comments,

Aideen x

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Like my new look?? And NEWS

Hey guys,

So I have some great news-I am a semi-finalist in the OMiG blog awards:


AND not just for this blog but also my lifestyle blog that I run with my bestie Emily over on EALoves you can check that out HERE

To celebrate this I decided to give my little blog a makeover so what do you guys think?? I am so delighted with the makeover and got the template from the lovely and talented Leanne at Brand Me Beautiful HERE

Thanks for stopping by,

Aideen x

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Are you a winner???

Sorry for the delay guy but here are the WINNERS of all the fab prizes for my YouTube giveaway!


Check it out!! Are you a lucky WINNER??


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Valentines CraftyCutting shadow box frame!!

Hey guys,

Sorry I should have posted this closer to valentines but my wifi was acting up! Anyways I have my wifi all sorted and my video is up so you can see how I made this shadow box frame for my swap partner Katya:


I LOVE these shadow box frames from crafty cutting -they are one of top favourite alterables for sure-you can check them out on www.craftycutting.com my version here is the grey board one and you can also get them made from MDF. The cupid and heart are so SWEET and I got those both from www.retrocafeart.com another of my top shops for goodies for all occasions. The papers are Amy Tangerine, Die Cuts are by DCWV and the flowers are a mix from my stash....

My YouTube giveaway is still on and you can check that out on my channel also..... heres the video for this shadow box:



Hugs,
Aideen xo


Saturday, February 14, 2015

Craftycutting scalloped valentines album

Hey everyone!!

If you haven't already seen it please checkout my HUGE fun Giveaway


So HAPPY VALENTINES day..... I hope you are having a lovely day whatever you are doing. Today my project share I have a Valentine's mini album using a scalloped 6x6 album from Craftycutting HERE


The papers are DoCrafts vintage Valentine's which I bought in a great value pack on CardznScrapz HERE


I also used this laser cut wooden heart tag from craftycutting which I did an image transfer on.

My video explains all that I did and used so have a peep for all the details:




Thanks for visiting,

Aideen xoxo

Friday, February 6, 2015

My 200+ subscribers on YouTube GIVEAWAY

Hello everyone,

I know it has been while since I have posted-I have been busy organising a giveaway over on my YouTube channel and I have FOUR AMAZING prizes to give away!!

You can check out the details for the giveaway in my video:



I have to say a HUGE thanks to my favourite shops for sponsoring the prizes which are all so cool-I wish I could enter myself :)

Thanks to:

Kristen from http://www.retrocafeart.com/

Lia from http://cardznscrapz.com/

Kate from http://www.createwithkate.com/

Carol from http://www.craftycutting.com/

All of my favourite shops!!

Best of luck if you are entering my Giveaway,

Aideen x

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

CardznScrapz layout Challenge


I am off to my friends wedding tomorrow so I needed to make them a card-CardznScrapz are currently running a sketch challenge where you can win a fantastic prize HERE so I thought what better time to join in the fun.

This is the sketch:

So as you can see I just mirrored the layout to the opposite side of the card-the papers and embellishments are by Bo Bunny and I got them at cardznscrapz. Then the lovely lace is from my friend Kerry who got it in Dubai.


Thanks for stopping by and Happy New Year to all my readers,

Aideen x