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Saturday, 22 June 2013

New Twinchies.

Hi All,
Have had a little play at making some Twinchies, the first ones made with up cycled materials ......so free!!  Had kept some corrugated packaging and bits of string for ages now so thought I would make these Twinchies from it. A brilliant Martha Stewart butterfly punch went through it like a knife through butter!! so was pleased with that too as it was the first time I had used it, Hopefully these are self explanatory. The white covering is PaperArtsy Snowflake paint watered down. So here they are .....
Pink Butterfly
Lavender Butterflies.
A Natural Trio Creation.
A Natural Duo.
Lilac Creation.
The next set are not butterflies but Bees. The challenge I am entering in calls for either, so had a lovely £1 bee stamp I wanted to try and some free download background paper. Here they come......
Isn't he just the chubbiest Bee!!! ....with stitched edging.
Just BEE confident.!
Beelieve inyourself!!!!Butterflies and Bees 
http://twinchieschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
Well hope you enjoyed having a peek at these. I will be entering them in
Happy Crafting till next time!!
Carol xx


8 comments:

  1. What a fantastic set of Twinchies, you have been busy Carol, I too love to use a bit of stripped cardboard, recycling at its best..... Thanks for entering our Challenge and good luck. Hugs, Pauline, DT member xxx

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  2. Lovely twinchies Carol, I like that fat bumble bee, that's something that is missing from my collection :-)
    My gesso is currently drying on my corrugated cardboard...so I'll be doing some creating soon!

    Sally

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  3. Wow! Carol you certainly have been a busy little bee! Hahaha! What a fantastic array of twinchies, all so unique, thank you so much for joining in twinchies challenge, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

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  4. Carol I just love these. they are all gorgeous. The Bee stamp is my fav. He is so fat and realistic. I would Bee tempted to stamp it on everything.lolx
    good luck with the challenges you are entering.x

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  5. loving your twinchies, thank you for sharing

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  6. love the upcycled ones. the bees are so clever!

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  7. Super collection of butterfly and bee twinchies.

    Sylv xx

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