When I mess about trying to decide where to put the tinest and most insignificant of flat back gems I call it Fiddle Farting, hence the name of the blog!!!
After a great deal of thought I have decided that for the forseeable future there will only be one post a week on a Monday.
9th March 2014
After a great deal of thought and taking in all the changes in my life over the past eighteen months or so, I have decided that for the the time being, at least, I will only be posting once a week on a Monday from now on.......
OLD TEMPLATES AND FILES
I am sorry I cannot send out any templates, poems etc. that I may have previously offered in the past, the files have been lost and I have chosen not to redo them
Saturday, 27 August 2011
Sizzix Matchbook Bridal Sixpence Holder
Oh my life, working with something this small nearly did my eyes in, completed it only measures 3cms x 4.5cms.
I have a pile of old sixpences (for weddings) found for me by my mum, after I set her a “mission” and I was thinking of ways that I could present them other than in a box, organza bag or on a card, as seems to be the usual way and I thought my Sizzix matchbook, cover and page insert die (38-1128), would be perfect.
Once the matchbook was cut out I needed to get the text just the right size to stick onto the front of the insert, in the end I whittled it down to font size 8.5 in Papyrus and for the sentiment on the cover font size 9.
Sticking the sixpence in was the easy bit, using a foam pad so that it could be removed if the bride actually wanted to put it in her shoe on the big day!
A bit of tiny faux stitching and a couple of flat backed pearls finish everything off.
Something a bit different and I couldn’t believe that I had tiny brads that were the exact same colour as the paper I used …. that was such a bonus!