Friday, 20 December 2013

New Website Coming Soon

We'll be back soon with a sparkly new website!

Things might appear to have been very quiet at BGPayne Crafts head office this past week but behind the scenes there's a team a headless chickens working hard to bring you a brand new look website with lots of new and improved features and services.

We hope you'll love your new website as much as we do.  It'll be up an running very soon!

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Forever Friends Christmas Cookie Box

There are a few Gift / Packaging / Sweet Treats challenges coming up and I needed an idea for a little hostess gift for some old friends I'm having dinner with next week.  A hand made box filled with hand made goodies was just the ticket.

I'm ashamed to admit that these are the first batch of mince pies I've ever made.  I'm not overly keen on them but OH requested some this year.  He's very happy with his big pile of mis-shapes and rejects!

This is also my first attempt at home made shortbread.  Hum, they don't look right to me but they taste darn good so I that'll do for me!


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Thursday, 5 December 2013

Mermaid Kisses and Starfish Wishes

Isn't that a gorgeous sentiment?  I love fantasy images and the jewel tones that are generally associated with fantasy art.  The new BonBon Belles CD from Polka Doodles is packed full of fairy characters all with the without wings - I'm in digi heaven!!


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I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Pile It On #48 - P is for... Purple and Pistachio

And here's the sketch from Sunday Sketch & Stamp: